This month, UK distributor SCV has announced a new partnership with portable audio innovators EarMen, based in Chicago, IL.

Launched by Milomir ‘Miki’ Trosic, founder of high-end tube audio manufacturer Auris Audio, EarMen’s mission is “to develop new solutions for mobile audio users who crave musical enjoyment, high resolution and real detail from their portable audio devices, on-the-go or wherever they may choose to listen”.

EarMen TR Amp

Portable High-Performance Audio Devices

To bridge the gap between audiophile listeners and an ever-changing portable market that sees more headphone jacks disappearing each day, EarMen crafted a three-pronged game plan: powerful audio components, elegant design and simple plug and play use.

Each product in the EarMen range is developed to be ultra-portable, in a comfortable format to fit in one’s pocket alongside a smartphone.

EarMen products also feature powerful amplification and audio processing, powered by components from such trusted manufacturers as ESS and Texas Instruments. Finally, each EarMen model can be used with all major smartphones (including Android and iPhone), as well as both Mac and PC computers.


A high-performance pocket DAC powered by SABRE conversion chip and playing all major high resolution formats including PCM, DXD and DSD. Eagle weighs in at just 15 grams and is compatible with all major smartphone and computer operating systems.


Built around ESS’s flagship ES9281PRO chip, the Sparrow is a high resolution DAC, preamp and headphone amplifier. Sparrow also offers MQA rendering and compatibility with top streaming platforms such as Qobuz and Tidal.

TR-Amp (Pictured)

A battery powered DAC, headphone amp and preamplifier boasting 10 hours of run time on a single charge, , the TR-Amp is compatible with Tidal Masters and Qobuz (with MQA) and integrates to smartphones and Mac computers via class compliant drivers with no third-party installations required. Windows drivers are also available for PC users.

Made In Europe

Every EarMen product is  designed and manufactured in Europe

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