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Fiio E17 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier

Fiio E17 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier
alaScore 89

309 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 309 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the portability and headphones. The value for money and usability also get good feedback.

sound, usability, value for money, headphones, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Fiio E17 USB DAC Headphone Amplifier is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 309 reviews)

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The Upgrade: Fiio E17 “Alpen”


e E10 and it would be nice to be able to sit down and chill for a while without having to worry that there are better things out in the market already. In this aspect, I think you really should blame Fiio, not me. My job as a reviewer is to tell you...

What’s there not to like about the Alpen? None. Well, I think it would be nice if it was priced slightly lower, say $120. Don’t get me wrong, I think $150 is a fair price, and the Alpen does sounds really nice with its midrange, soundstage, and that...

Consumer review by:

I like it.


Very easy to use, boosts performance at low cost.

Compact","Durable","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight","Stylish

Needs Select Button

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Cheap HiFi Solution


This is an amazing DAC & amp. Compact all-in-one but is able to produce quite significant sound. Tested Opt with my SONY D50 and I must say they sound quite similar (D50 PO and DAC to FiiO E17 PO). I like to test my equipments by driving a pair of...

Compact","Durable","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight","Stylish


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The Real Deal


After all the hype, I didn\'t want to be disappointed. And I wasn\'t! This device is easy to use, is well built, and is a significant improvement over the build-in sound of my Apple laptop and iPhone. This is a nice combination of form and function....

Compact","Durable","Good Value","Great Sound

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Dead on arrival


I tested the FiiO E17 briefly connected to my Sony Vaio playing FLAC files through JRiver Media Center and listening on Westone 4 headphones and the as far as I could tell in my short test, the sound reproduction is excellent for the price of the...

Compact","Great Sound","Lightweight

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WOW--this thing is solid and a best buy


what can I say ?--this is top notch

Comfortable","Compact","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight","Stylish

Consumer review by:

very good


a 2 in 1, makes every thing sound great!

Compact","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight

Consumer review by:

Fiio e17


A fantastic product for the money. Works for the desktop or portable.

Compact","Durable","Good Bass","Good Value","Great Sound","Great sounding","Stylish

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whew!! gooood stuff!


For listening to music on full size headphones. My better half downsized a couple of years out went my Polk SDA-2A speakers. Now I have full sounding music and sound stage again to hear the nuances js very much appreciated.

Great Sound","Like new music my old mp3

Instrutions a tad light