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Review – Fiio E5 portable headphone amplifier

Pros: Small, Cheap, nice bass boost
Cons: Doesn’t help the overall SQ, Hissing

Packaging & Accessories: 4/10
Build Quality: 8/10
Design & Look: 9/10
Audio Quality: 8/10
Portability: 10/10
EMI (Interference with mobiles etc): 7/10 (higher rating means lower EMI)
Transparency (Plays same sound as source): 7/10 (higher rating means it’s close to the source)
Battery life: 8/10
Hissing: 6/10 (higher rating means lower hissing)
Value: 10/10
My final Rating: 10/10

Purchase Date: September 2010
Purchase Price: £15

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