Ok, it’s a headphone amplifier but it’s also a DAC and a SPDIF to USB converter. Dan has been working overtime the last few weeks reviewing hifi kit for our readers and this is his latest. Miniwatt_N4_1

“Miniwatt is based in HongKong and for the past 5 years have been creating miniature high quality products such as the S1 tube amplifier and n3 headphone amp. Most recently they have created the n4, a high current headphone amplifier, which can also be used as a USB to SPDIF converter and USB Dac featuring an Asynchronous USB input in order to control jitter and error correction. The inbuilt Dac reaches resolution levels of 32bit 192khz.”

Check out in full what Dan makes of the Miniwatt n4 by reading the full review.

 

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