HiFime Sabre UAE23HD USB DAC with Sabre DAC chip – compact ESS Sabre ESk2m DAC chip and SABRE headphone and line out driver. From what I heard from multiple manufactures, Yes, right now ESS Sabre is the best chip, and the is ONLY choice (for making high-end. I am a self-certified “fanboy” of ESS Sabre DAC chip family as a DIY digital audiophile. I bought ES Evaluation Board, ESK2M.

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A comfortable, chunky Sony universal remote controls either. It is a much more open sound than the DF, which sounds constrained by comparison. Don’t see what you’re looking for?

Anedio D1 DAC review (ESS Sabre 9018)

Discussion in ‘ Dedicated Source Components ‘ started by econsumerDec 24, Customers also shopped for. HD gets benefit from these very much.

The reputation of the Anedio sound preceded its arrival. Is the volume control on the D controlled from system volume, or do you have to use the buttons on the device? Hi, the has a more detailed sound than the U2, it should also work better when not using the E See All Buying Options.

Works plug-n-play with Android 5. I’ve heard that its one of the best portable dap around-second only to the ak My room disappeared and turned into the real musical event, with all the vibrations, reverb, sound reflections, all nuances, background notesand above all – the MUSIC.


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A clear upgrade from the regular UAE Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. I’d really like if your company would sell a 5.

At first I was a little disappointed until I warmed it up for about an hour and then loaded the ASIO driver with windows Terms and conditions apply. View Cart Proceed to checkout.

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I’m happy with this. In contrast, the Wyred 4 Sound sound is pure Canberra: The low bass is punchy, deep, well defined, well controlled, and has no unpleasant colorations. It also has a isolator chip i2s isolation that also supports high resolution. I am very happy with the performance of this unit, especially for the price, although I am not assessing it based on the price.


Showing of 22 reviews. Is this better than having only the digital volume control at dB? As a pre-amplfiier, the D1 fares better. Mar 2, at This is vibrant, smooth, and has a crisp and detailed high end without any harshness. Audio, from whose ad revenues he derives an income. After extensive listening I’m going to lower to 4 stars simply because I heard an older muse DAC20 that sounded a little better in the midrange and this DAC coninues to be a little on the warm side.

After extensive critical listening through Grado SRe cans, with several different genres, I can equivocally say this is notably better sounding than the dragonfly black, which I was not expecting.


The D1 takes the floodlit freeway, top down, foot to the floor — definitely the more youthful of the two. With HifimeI can not do that anymore. Feb 28, at 5: The analog output stage or amplifier is just as important. The volume level goes quite loud, more than enough for ohm HD’s.

HiFime UAE23HD USB DAC (ES9018K2M+SA9023)

Yes, my password is: I was very sceptical. Mar 2, at 8: Low-profile black matches my desk a lot. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? For example, if the digital volume is set to dB, then 2 bits are lost. Your username or email address: Now he lives in Berlin. See more Previous article Trends TA Write a customer review. HifimeSabre. Return Policy Warranty Ask a question. The fat, wide, punchy bass sound combined with the aabre end detail will make this music sound very thrilling to listen to.

Still like this unit slightly better than the DR sound-wise. Dynamics are positively sinuous.

In general, for every 6 dB attenuation, 1 bit is lost. This could be do my loss of hearing in the upper highs. The DR may have a little larger soundstage, but it did not seem as tight in the bass nor dynamic to my ears.