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Sony UDA-1

Sony UDA-1
alaScore 88

3 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Sony UDA-1. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Sony UDA-1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 3 reviews)

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Sony UDA-1 - £499


Andrew Simpson asks if this mini DAC/amp marks a return to form for the daddy of digital audio

Solid build; 192 and DSD playback; pre-out

Slight lack of bass grip; internal fan

Great-value integrated with a classy DAC section and fuss-free setup

Expert review by: Andrew Unsworth (

Sony UDA-1 review


Great sound, but it's expensive with no wireless streaming

When you look at the clear, well laid out controls of the UDA-1’s front panel, touch its smooth metal chassis and see it’s motorised volume control in action, it’s impossible not to love the UDA-1. Other than slight harshness at the very high-end, the...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: (

Sony UDA-1


Provided you use the UDA-1 in a set-up optimised for desktop use it's a fine product. We're really impressed by the build and finish too

Superb build and finish ; Sonic clarity and precision ; Composure when playing demanding music ; Extensive feature count

Lacks a little rhythmic drive and a touch of punch

The UDA-1 isn’t the most musically exciting of performers, but there’s enough quality here to keep it a rewarding listen.