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Best cheap DAC

I would like to ask which would be the best DAC for my laptop to amplifier connection. I mostly use spotify and my amo is a yamaha a-s500 with 2 AR S40 speakers.

I heard that FiiO is making some good budget DAC's but as Im a noob...

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Someone please... :cry:

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RE: Best cheap DAC

Hi,

The audio gd15.32, is a great little dac. Its a headphone amp with dac and can be used as a pre as well.

Cheers

Steve.

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Hard to find the audio gd...

What about the fiio d3 or d5?

Or even the 

Orei DA21 

Im trying to go as cheap as possible here :oops:

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Someone please...

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Have a read here:

http://nwavguy.blogspot.co.uk/2011/02/behringer-uca202-review.html

Available from many places; Amazon at £25 seems the cheapest.

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Thanks a lot Pauln. I have some reading to do  Laughing

Dont know why I got stuck with the fiio, but this seeme to be really good for its price!

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Dear gate7nico and other Whathifi readers,

NO NONSENSE DAC...

Stoner Acoustics UD110v2 (30£+shipping)

new: works also on Android (what other UK firms who produce DAC's can't do)

https://www.facebook.com/StonerAcoustics

Trust 100%...I bought UD110 in september. He sent me message to return First Batch...to update (free)!!!! Now possible on Android Smile

I bought an extra one...

24/192 Music Downloads ...and why they make no sense

http://people.xiph.org/~xiphmont/demo/neil-young.html

You can send me my name...(I don't earn antyhing on doing this)

I don't know if that is to expensive?

http://www.whathifi.com/news/audioquest-reveals-new-dragonfly-v12-usb-dac

Greetings

Satsurfer

Belgium

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Opportunity for a WHF group test?  DACs under €100.

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That would be great!

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got my 2 new UD110v2 DACs today with post!!! plugged in DAC through OTG cable..directly...hi-res music for a 'peanut' price!!!! Guys, open your eyes, and don't let you fool by theoretical better values like 192 Khz! I don't know any DAC, who you can directly plug in to smartphone!!! NO, NO ONE....

I now have a High-res smartphone, for a fraction of a sony player, who plays hi-res (with limitations)...

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Schiit Bifrost

http://schiit.com/products/bifrost

or there less expensive models

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Under $100 your probably going to cheap. I would say the schiit, they have a great attitude, customer service and most importantly product

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Under $100 your probably going to cheap. I would say the schiit, they have a great attitude, customer service and most importantly product

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Under $100 your probably going to cheap. I would say the schiit, they have a great attitude, customer service and most importantly product

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Then this is the one you probably want to get...

 

http://www.cypeurope.com/store/store/app/product/AU-D3-192/Digital-Audio-Converter

 

Review on What Hi-Fi: http://www.whathifi.com/review/cyp-au-d3-dac

€ 50,00 - € 70,00: http://hificorner.nl/hifi/dac.html?manufacturer=259&gclid=CLbEs-rXqr0CFU_KtAodRTMA0A

 

 

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