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FiiO E7 USB DAC and Portable Headphone Amplifier (Black) Reviews

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Soundcard Substitute

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Pros: Great sound, free case, volume range, twin outputs, amp

Cons: Volume control independent of Windows 7?, simplistic EQ

This is an excellent USB (external) DAC. I bought it to pair with a future grad school laptop and am incredibly pleased with the purchase. I pair this with AD-700's and cannot tell the difference between my previous Xonar DX...which is to say, brilliant. Great soudn. Included is an "EQ" which is really - as far as I can tell - a bass boost. This is actually kind of nice for my AD-700's, as the +1 (on 0-3 scale) setting nicely augments the bass without overwhelming anything else. This is a pretty simplistic approximation of an EQ, but perhaps the best they could do. -- Also, this allows for a FAR greater volume range than I had before. The E7 can get loud! There are two analog outputs,...
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