-Benjie S5 (20-25$): ”Small, sturdy, long battery life, good sharp sound, mic, radio, lot of features, micro SD, good interface, good for low impendance IEM. ”https://www.head-fi.org/threads/benjie-offical-thread.805115/

-Walnut V2S (26$): ”Small sturdy, Powerfull, can be use as stand alone amp, changeable OPamp, good battery life, good overall sound Wide Warm, Line out, Interface so so (no screen).” ”https://thecontraptionist.blog/2017/07/22/walnut-v2s-back-to-basics/

-Mrobo C5 v2 (30-40$): ”Good sound, great built, good interfact, long battery life, line out” https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/mrobo-c5-2-0.22348/reviews

-Zishan Z3 (40$): ”Great sound, High end AK4490 dac, powerfull, changeable OPamp, good battery life, Line out, supreme value.” https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/zishan-z3.22970/reviews

-XDUOO X2 (50$): ”Oldies but goldies, powerfull, good sound, excellent contruction, good battery life, no line out” https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/xduoo-x2.20536/

-Ruizu A50 (45-55$): ”Good neutral SQ, Nice built, powerfull, no line out” https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/ruizu-a50.22552/reviews

-Nintaus X10 (about 50$): ”Good sq from cirrus logic WM8965 dac, DSD, good construction, line out”

-ZIKU HK X9 (45$): ”Use the incredible cirrus logic CS4398 dac….but need more info, still waiting for mine to arrive”

Fiio M3K (70$): ”Good sound from AK4376A dac, USB dac, good built, good interface, very small, low power outup, no line out

-F.Audio S1 (60$):

-Xduoo X3 first gen (if findable): ‘’Excellent sound from cirrus logic CS4398 dac, ultra portable, ultra sturdy construction, intuitive UI, long battery life, powerfull (high gain), line out, 2TFslots’’

-Hidizs AP60 (90-120$):

-Shanling M0 (110$): [/SIZE]”Good sound quality from ES9218 dac, good construction, good battery life, ultra portable, no line out, thinked for IEM use” https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/shanling-m0.23172/reviews

-Xduoo X3II (100-120$):
”Good SQ from AK4490 dac, usb dac, Bluetooth, good power output, lineout, clumsyUI”https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/xduoo-x3ii.23463/reviews

-Zishan DSD AK4497 (100-130$):
”Excellent SQ from TOTL AK4497eq dac, powerfull, changeable OPamp, line out, 2.5mm balanced out, clumsy UI, DIY construction type”


-Hidizs AP80:

-Cayin N3 (130$): ”Good sq, bluetooth, USB dac, good construction, good interface, no line out”

-Fiio M6 (about 150$): ”Good Sq, ES9018 dac, WIFI , Good battery life, good interface, small”

-Hiby R3 (200$): ”Excellent sound from TOTL ES9028 dac, Wifi, very small, good construction, Line out, thined for IEM use”https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/fiio-m7-high-resolution-lossless-audio-player-samsung’s-exynos-7270-soc-aptx-hd-ldac-fm-radio.23118/reviews

-Shanling M2S (200$): ”Great sound quality from AK4490 dac+ Muse 8920 amp, bluetooth, powerfull, long battery life, good construction, line out”https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/sh…d256-hifi-lossless-music-player.22354/reviews

-Xduoo X20 (200-240$): ”Excellent SQ form sabre ES9018 dac, USB dac, Bluetooth, long battery life, great construction, 2.5mm balanced output, so so UI”https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/xduoo-x20.22868/


-Pioneer XDP-100R (250-300$): ”Good SQ, Wifi, powerfull” https://www.head-fi.org/threads/pioneer-xdp-100r.806346/

-Ibasso DX90 (300-400$-out of production but still findable): ”Excellent SQ from DUAL ES9018 dac, ultra black background, 3 gain and very powerfull, intuitive UI and physical interface, changeble battery for infinite longevity, excellent construction, sturdy and durable” PS:Mine still work like a charm after FIVE years, all reviews are positive but the half-star one from a dumbass…anyway, read all the others:https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/ib…audio-player.20032/reviews?order=likes&page=1

-Ibasso DX120 (300$):
”Great SQ, Clean, neutral sound, Powerfull, line out, 2.5mm balanced out, good UI, 2xTF slots, USB DAC” https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/ibasso-dx120.23427/reviews

-Ibasso DX150 (about 500$): ”Great SQ, changable AMP module, Wifi, BT, tunable sound, lot of features, good interface, good battery life”https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/ibasso-audio-dx150.23135/reviews

-Lotoo PAW5000mkII (400$):

-Shozy Alien+ (450$): ”Excellent sound from its AK4495eq dac, powerfull, low THD, line out, average UI, not very competitive price but its all about sound here”https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/shozy-alien.22463/reviews

-Shanling M5S (450$): (need more impressions! But dual AK4493 dac look promising+wifi!!) https://www.head-fi.org/threads/sha…-2way-ldac-bt-3-2-touch-screen-fw-2-1.886502/

-Audio Opus 1(s) (Around 500$): ”Excellent SQ, Line out, Balanced out, touch screen, good battery life, good interface-UI, USB DAC”https://www.head-fi.org/threads/bes…er-reviews-impressions-reference-list.900875/

-Sony NW-ZX300A (380$ at Joybuy):
”Great clear SQ, Good interface, USB DAC, Bluetooth, balanced out, great battery life, half the price of ZX300!!”https://www.head-fi.org/threads/sony-nw-zx300.854693/