1. Naim DAC-V1

    Naim DAC-V1

    The same bold and punchy sound from Naim’s best DAC, which just got even better

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  2. Moon Neo 230HAD

    Moon Neo 230HAD

    An easygoing DAC with plenty of sonic appeal...

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  3. Oppo HA-1

    Oppo HA-1

    Worth auditioning at this price, but it needs to deliver more energy and excitement for the full five stars

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    Available from £1199
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  4. Chord Hugo

    Chord Hugo

    Best DAC £1200+, Awards 2015. The Hugo delivers hard-to-beat sound quality in an unbelievably small and versatile package

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    Available from £1400
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  5. Fostex HP-A8

    Fostex HP-A8

    The A8 is a passable piece of kit with some neat flourishes, but it fails to really inspire

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  7. NAD M51

    NAD M51

    Best DAC £1200+, Awards 2012. This flexible DAC will bring great results for any upmarket system

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  8. Leema Elements DAC

    Leema Elements DAC

    The Elements doesn't quite live up to the sum of its parts

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  9. M2Tech Young

    M2Tech Young

    A fine DAC, but challenged hard by cheaper rivals

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  10. Electrocompaniet PD-1

    Electrocompaniet PD-1

    The Electrocompaniet PD-1 is a frustrating DAC that lacks the synergy to shine

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