The L30 absolutely nails the fundamentals making the it an easy and versatile recommendation from me.
The Hi-mDAC isn’t perfectly neutral but provides an open, tonally transparent and surprisingly expansive listen at a compact price and size.
The Ni represents a versatile upgrade, bolstering dedicated sources with huge power and lowering the output impedance of low-quality ones.
The Spring 1 excels in its careful modulation of engagement and smoothness to deliver strong tri-frequency contrast while upholding a tasteful tone and midrange voicing.
The DD TC35B nails the fundamentals of a great source, representing an immediate step up over laptops and manufacturer included dongles with a similarly unobtrusive form factor.
The Starfield’s reasonable pricing, excellent versatility and minimal-compromise design make it a strong purchase for newcomers and seasoned audiophiles alike.