You need another amp to dig out the darkest tightest bass if you love LOUD music. It is 10 times better built and finished than crude looking implements like the Air Head and Bithead — they aren’t bad DACs or Amps, but hell they were crude!!! An AUX input is located on the underside while the headphone output is on the top, both suitable for 3. I think it can use a bit more forward mids, but it’s not objectionably recessed in this regard by any measure. Click here to see GisleFoto’s full review

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This thing is solid.

By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Been owning E17 for about 2 years also my first amp, glad to see Chinese ffiio that can come out with well build product!!

Menu navigation feels a little bit clumsy, but after a week or so, it becomes a non-issue. We will provide you high quality products and services from Japan. The battery gets me through days of use using a few hours a day and still has some life left.

So, bear with me as i discuss this in further detail. A plus, for not a kid anymore folks like me.

I listen to the E17 either with my AKG Q headphones or with the stereo speakers that I connect to the integrated amplifier through the e09k. Is it suited for my Shure ? Sound quality is very high. However the e09k has its own, which makes ee17 two products a suitable pair.


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Thinking that if you buy expensive and high quality sources, phones and amps you’ll get the most accurate uwb enjoyable sound by keeping things flat and unadjusted is wishful thinking.

And, if they wanted a digital display a LCD would have been preferable as it wouldn’t have to be lit! Cons – some hips and distortion when using 3.

The E17K has fewer buttons on the front than that of its predecessor the E Suitable for ohm headphones MAX output current Windows only required ASIO driver. I think it can use a bit more forward mids, but it’s not objectionably recessed in this regard by any measure.

My other common setup is this: Nice Nichiren gold caps inside too, so they are not cheapening out where it counts. The display is still legible and works.

Same driver installer works with XP, 7, 8, and 8. If you have good headphones I have an ipod with the big connector so I bypass the ipod’s DAC you’ll enjoy the improvement Date published: The OLED screen is a nice addition to the e17 and the information that it displays is exactly what you need making it very convenient to use without being too complicated. Mainly good for higher end headphones. The compact design offers terrific portability, ideal for use with mobile devices The standard mini USB interface lets you connect the isb to a computer to accept digital audio and also to charge the amplifier’s battery Standard 3.


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Pros – Great for the money — possibly the best. Thank you for understanding. Ifio find this functionality elsewhere would require you to double your budget. Would you choose this over the jds labs c5?

Running direct from iPhone to these headphones is a bad idea, and will result in a thin and harsh audio experience. I am not a big fan of the LED display and the push button controls. xac

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This should be enough for my AKG Q but it is easy to see that E17 does not perform well with these headphones on the very high volumes. For example, increasing bass movesinstead of Rated 5 out of 5 by Networker from Nice packaging, crystal clear sound I have used the E17 with headphones, including dual headphones, powered speakers and un-powered speakers, desktop computers and a laptop.

Will the dac make a huge difference for me?