Are topping DACS any good?
Absolutely clean and transparent sound quality with plenty of detail. Bluetooth 5.0 input accepts AAC, aptX HD, and LDAC codecs. Some of the best-measured performance of any DAC I have reviewed. DAC can decode almost any bitrate and format.
Is topping E50 a good DAC?
TOPPING offers with its E50 a compact and very powerful DAC, using proven audio components widely recognized by audiophiles. This one is indeed based on an ESS ES9068AS digital/analog conversion chip as well as an XMOS XU216 USB interface, allowing it to read high resolution files but also to decode MQA files.
Is topping EX5 balanced?
If you’ll be using it with an external amplifier, EX5 outputs a true balanced signal via its XLR outputs, delivering up to 4.3 Volts and half that power on its RCA outputs.