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The E10K Olympus 2 by FiiO

I know I have reviewed the FiiO E10 on this site before but I felt that since I really liked those when it came out that I should review the latest version as well. I don’t know what FiiO did to the first update to the E10 with the first Olympus model since I missed that one, but after listening to the latest version of the e10, I can say that they have got themselves another winner.Unboxing Before talking about the sound, let’s talk about the unboxing and setup. Opening the box, what you...

Review: Fiio A5 – The New E12 aka My Fav Fiio Amp

Disclaimer: Fiio sent us the Fiio A5 portable amplifier free of charge in exchange for an honest review.The unit doesn’t need to be returned to China, Fiio is also is a site advertiser. FiioThe Chines Fiio no longer needs an introduction. The brand’s popularity has only increased over the last years and I don’t see that stopping anytime soon. Simply put: Fiio makes high resolution audio available for everyone. For me Fiio lately has been focusing on two main “things”: Updating their huge...

Is the Fiio Olympus E10K overkill for my setup?

I'm currently using a Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi 5.1 Pro which I would like to change. I'm far from being an audiophile, but the sound is barely better than my onboard audio. I also dislike the bulky plastic design and most of all the amazingly crap drivers which are a pain to install and run 3 or 4 processes in the background to work properly.Since I'm using an ITX mobo, I can't fit any internal soundcard (see my sig). I've been looking for external driverless soundcards and found the Fiio...

FIIO E10K or Xonar DX?

FIIO E10K or Xonar DX? Im really new to the audio world so i really need help deciding which one i should buy. I dont really care about portability. So i just bought Swans M50w 2.1 speakers and i want to get the best out of my speaker, so i decided to buy a soundcard or usb DAC. I use mainly use it to play games and listening to music and sometimes watching a movie. I also have Audio Technica m50x.I know there are 2 3.5 connector on the e10k can i plug my speaker and headphone at the same...