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Audioquest DragonFly Red

Audioquest DragonFly Red
alaScore 91

69 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews of Audioquest DragonFly Red. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Audioquest DragonFly Red is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

AudioQuest DragonFly Red review


Audioquest's most expensive DragonFly DAC is worth every penny...

Sophisticated, solid and subtle sound ; As convenient as ever ; Smartphone compatible

Red finish seems easily chipped

A near-flawless option for anyone looking to give their computer music a hi-fi boost

Jun, 2016

Consumer review (



I bought this simply because my laptop headphone socket developed a fault and it was a quick fix for that. Beyond that I wasn't expecting much else but I am thoroughly impressed with the sound I get with Tidal Masters. I tried Tidal Masters a while...

Sep, 2020

Consumer review (

Excellent DAC-amplifier


I am using this USB DAC-amplifier with a pair of BeyerDynamic DT 880 Pros. They sound simply divine. If I were to plug these headphones directly into a headphone jack and adjust the volume upwards, my ears would ring with tinnitus after listening. The...

Sep, 2020

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Does a job, but pricey and not without fault


- Context: OK. So I initially bought this for use with my phone but, a few weeks on, I'm still waiting for the Dragontail to come from Audioquest so can't comment on how it does there. So that's a little unfair. It's designed to be portable that's not...

Sep, 2020

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Amazing sound


Bought this to use with an iPhone and a pair of Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones. Huge improvement over the Apple lightning to headphone adapter. In fact I now understand why the WH-1000XM3 headphones are raved about so much. Then I tried the Dragonfly Red...

Jul, 2020

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Great Sound!


Bought my first ever DAC AudioQuest DragonFly Red, and the difference is amazing.

Jun, 2020

Consumer review (

Made huge difference


Bought a couple of weeks ago for use with iPhone /iTunes - amazing what a difference it has made. So much so that I've redownloaded my CD's at high resolution (apple lossless ALAC) rather than usual mp3 - music has never sounded better . You do need a...

May, 2020

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Am no audiophile, but was seriously impressed with the welly this gave my new open backed headphones - was such a step up. Does exactly what i needed - turn my laptop into a hifi system. Love it

May, 2020

Consumer review (

Great product, super easy to use


Great sound and works seamlessly with Apple devices. Minor gripe is that for the price, adapter cable/s would be nice. Great service and fast delivery from Richer. Thanks guys

May, 2020

Consumer review (

Excellent sound quality


Very pleased with this DAC. I bought it mainly for computer use with high quality streaming and it sounds great

Apr, 2020

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