FiiO E17K Alpen 2 USB DAC
FiiO E17K Alpen 2 USB DAC
bookmark_border
Where's the price?
To negotiate the best possible price for our customers, we agree to hide prices prior to logging in.
159 Sold
Product Description
The FiiO Alpen 2 E17k is the latest and greatest version of the popular FiiO E17 DAC and headphone amplifier. This all-in-one audio solution combines excellent performance, elegant industrial design, and affordability Read More

search
KensinH
2
Feb 27, 2017
bookmark_border
Any updates on the shipping date?
Feb 27, 2017
KensinH
2
Feb 19, 2017
bookmark_border
when is the drop shipping? The estimated date says Feb 15th, but it doesn't seem to be shipped.
Feb 19, 2017
Logistic_Updates
44
Logistics Updates
Jan 30, 2017
bookmark_border
Thanks again for joining this drop! We have submitted the group's order with the vendor and they are working hard to prepare it for shipment.
We are currently working towards a new update system to reduce confusion in the Discussion and in the interim, all future updates on this drop will be sent directly by e-mail. Please verify your email address is correct under your settings so that you receive the latest updates for the group. You can change your settings here: https://www.massdrop.com/settings/user_info
To read more about the new updates please go here: dro.ps/updates If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center (http://massdrop.com/helpcenter).
Jan 30, 2017
Dazhai
11
Jan 24, 2017
bookmark_border
I have had this one for a long time now, connected to my PC and also portable.
They fixed all the flaws of the previous iteration with this one, such as weird noise, delay, battery running dry very damn quickly.
it is perfect, the EQ and sound are amazingly warm yet super detail rich. I would suggest getting this off ebay for the same price, as the shipping will be quite a bit faster!
Jan 24, 2017
udauda
45
Jan 23, 2017
bookmark_border
I used to own the original E17, and it sucked balls. Sometime the sync didn't match up with the PC, and a full-scale blast of pop noise came right into my ear canal via headphones.
Jan 23, 2017
A_Pollo
12
Jan 23, 2017
bookmark_border
How does the sound compare to lets say the integrated sound on a Galaxy S6? I have some sennheiser HD650s and some TH-X00s that I would like to use at work.
Jan 23, 2017
CrashNBurn
58
Jan 27, 2017
bookmark_border
Pretty much any Android 5 device supports OTG Audio. Prior to that it was spotty-at-best.
Enable Developer Mode. Enter "Developer Options", Select USB Configuration: [x] Audio Source. Plug any OTG cable or adapter into the phone, and send it to the E17k via USB, or into a USB-Coax convertor, then the COAX-in on the E17k.
Jan 27, 2017
CrashNBurn
58
Jan 27, 2017
bookmark_border
> The Fiio E10K works via usb, but it draws on the phones USB port for power.
Get an OTG USB 2.0 Y cable : https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00V81L9M8/ You can plug the support USB power line into a usb-charger-outlet, portable battery, etc. --- Addenum, When using an OTG Y cable: * Step 1: Connect to the DAC (or USB to Coax Convertor, which is already connected to your DAC). * Step 2: Connect OTG to the phone. * Step 3: Connect Y-cable power-line, last.
If the Y-Cable is plugged into a power-source before connecting the OTG to the phone, the phone will likely trigger charging instead of Audio-Out.
The benefit of using a USB to Coax convertor: 1) You can power your DAC from USB instead of using the USB-in for audio. 2) Windows doesn't require "special" unsigned drivers to use USB-audio-out to the convertor. 3) There should be no quality loss from USB Digital-Audio to Coax-Digital.
Jan 27, 2017
IlluminatiTriangle
38
Jan 22, 2017
bookmark_border
Having owned one of these with my AKG K612 Pros, I have to say I'd recommend buying an Objective2 amp instead. It just doesn't have the power to drive them completely, and I definitely get MUCH better sound with the O2.
Jan 22, 2017
Triplew
16
Jan 22, 2017
bookmark_border
May I know can I use this E17K with android phone (provided the phone support OTG) with a single micro USB to microd USB cable like below? instead of connect to 2 cables - an OTG cable first then connect to another USB cable.
search
Jan 22, 2017
IlluminatiTriangle
38
Jan 22, 2017
bookmark_border
Yeah, you can connect it directly to your phone. Just make sure you turn off USB Charging when you do.
Jan 22, 2017
KatzFi
10
Jan 21, 2017
bookmark_border
Would this pair well with a Fiio E11K? (A3)
Jan 21, 2017
yes!
Jan 22, 2017
Renz287
1
Jan 21, 2017
bookmark_border
How does this compare with the Centrancr DACport slim?
Jan 21, 2017
Showing 18 of 93
keyboard_arrow_up
Newest
93 OF 93 POSTS
Nov 18, 2019
keyboard_arrow_down
Oldest