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The Upgrade: Fiio E17 “Alpen”

E17 versus the Ibasso D-ZeroBuilt and dimensions wise, I like the D-Zero better. It’s smaller, slimmer, uses fully analog controls, and is lighter. However, when it comes to the sound, again I’m for the Fiio’s warmer, fuller sounding sound. For more details on the D-Zero comparison, you can look at the D-Zero review, where I compared it to the E10 (think of the E17 as a supercharged E10).E17 versus the E11We’re talking strictly amplifiers here, and I have to conclude that the E11 is the...