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Sony  PHA-1
9.0 out of 10

Sony PHA-1

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Reviews and Problems with Sony PHA-1

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Overall 8
8.0

Good amp, flat DAC

Dogbone_384, Crutchfield
28 December 2015
  • Summary: A nice portable headphone amp built like typical Sony, a little tank. Output power and battery life is very good but the DAC sounded flat compared to my Meridian Explorer and Audioquest Dragonfly.
  • Pros: Built quality, portability, and battery life.
  • Cons: Sounded flat compared to two other DACs I own.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Portable High-Resolution DAC and Headphone Amplifier

Eli, B&H Photo
25 June 2015
  • Excerpt: I use the PHA-1A to play FLAC file 44-192kHz from Nexus 5 mobile phone and Samsung Tab-S tablet, both android. I use the USB Audio Player Pro application on both. I connect the PHA-1A to both devices with the supplied cable (Sony says very little on compatibility, seems the cable is micro-usb to...
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Overall 10
10

Quality Sony product, replacing my Fiio Alpen 2

Alan Moore, Amazon
24 March 2016
  • Summary: Its maybe a little unfair to compare this with a Fiio Alpine, the latter really just an amplifier with dedicated graphic equaliser. However I think most people who seek these items are looking to squeeze the best out of their portable music device and headphone investment(s).
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

S. brett, Amazon
6 November 2013

User Review

avis.son-video.com
16 February 2016
  • Summary: Utilisé avec un Sony nwz a15 et un Sony MDR z7 pour écouter du high res et c'est tout simplement au top !!! Belle musicalité Petit bémol sur l'autonomie maximum 3h en high res Attention pas de réglages audio possibles sur le lecteur avec ce dac car c'est lui qui fait tout le boulot...
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Yandex
27 August 2015
  • Excerpt: Случайно нашел данную модель за 11500 что при текущем курсе - раза в полтора дешевле чем в штатах и японии. В целом звук понравился - хоть мои xba a2 неплохо прокачиваются плеером a15 усилитель добавляет глубины (возможно термин неверный - речь не про глубину сцены а про более насыщенный что ли...
  • Pros: Приятный звук, цифровое подключение практически к любым моделям android/ios смартфонов и последним моделям плееров sony из коробки
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