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Zidoo NEO S Releases Seriously Capable All-In-One For Audio And Video

Zidoo NEO S Releases Seriously Capable All-In-One For Audio And Video Posted on 22nd March, 2022 Zidoo has been gaining a lot of cred from AV enthusiasts over the last 18 months, and its new NEO S, the high-end audio-visual all-in-one, is sure to be no exception. The NEO S is a hi-fi music digital decoder, network audio server, AV streamer, headphone amplifier, and more. It inherits the highly-acclaimed NEO X's craftsmanship and sports an aluminium thickened chassis and 5-inch OLED touchscreen. Built-in...

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Topping MX5 multifunctional power amplifier Launch!

Topping MX5 is a multifunctional power amplifier with maximum output power 70W x2. MX5 has built-in DAC and NFCA headphone amplifier. It supports: USB, coaxial, optical, Bluetooth  inputs and RCA single-ended +TRS balanced analog inputs, all inputs support automatic on/off function. MX5 also supports speaker output and headphone output. Compared with the discontinued MX3, it has improved in all aspects. The product launch time is Dec 21th.

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Audio science review SMSL SU-9n Review (Balanced Stereo DAC)

This is a review and detailed measurements of the SMSL SU-9n balanced USB stereo DAC with Bluetooth support. From the outside, the SU-9 looks like the recent DACs from SMSL: And from the back side for that matter: A side story. When I started to test the SU-9n, I could not get one unbalanced channel working. I tried everything but one channel would not work. Balanced was fine. Later on I went to test the Coax input and it was then that I...

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S.M.S.L HO200 Hi-Res Balanced Headphone Amplifier HifiTrends

  Well, that seems to be the proposition behind the headphone amp we’re looking at today, the SMSL HO200 head amplifier. It pretty much has all same stuff as the A90, save a bit of output power (max output 3 watts). It even looks a little bit like the A90. Build/Features As soon as I took the H0200 out of the box, I was pleasantly surprised at the heft of this amplifier. The aluminum casing and faceplate are quite thick, as is the rear...

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Audiosciene review/measurements of the SMSL HO200 balanced headphone amplifier. 

This is a review and detailed measurements of the SMSL HO200 balanced headphone amplifier. I like the feel of the mechanical switches on the HO200: And in-built power supply: Notice the USB input for changing firmware that handles protection circuit duty. Nice new trend in this regard. I focused my testing on the headphone output. I trust he pre-amp outputs are just the same but with higher impedance so should have identical performance. SMSL HO200 Measurements With balanced headphone amplifiers, I always start with XLR input...

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