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External DAC. PC music use. Paired with AD700s. Future amp purchase planned <$100. Refurb/used preferred to save on costs. Shipped to CONUS.

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For around $100 the only one that comes to my mind is the uDAC-2. I wish i had more recommendations.
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post #3 of 7
I wouldn't touch the UDAC-2 with a stick.

I'd go the Fiio E7.
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post
Good to know.
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post #6 of 7
I'll sell you this one. for cheaper than what it is on eBay. I have it in black, it works perfectly fine. It's just an extra I have.
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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d View Post
Future amp purchase planned <$100.
The E7 works well with the E9 amp. Both are under $100.

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