iFi nano iDSD LE
The new for 2017 iDSD LE is a best buy for an affordable, budget dac in Canada. The iDSD LE uses an asynchronous Burr Brown dac chip that can decode all popular formats from mp3, to cd quality 16/44, up to 32 bit high res files and DSD 128 files. It allows you to buy the best quality music files you can find, now and in the future and play them back in their mative bitrates, without down sampling them.
The iDSD LE has both a pair of rca outputs, to go out to a high power headphone amp, powered speakers or a stereo. The headphone out will work with any easier to drive headphones and sounds very good.
There is a built in lithium battery, for up to 8 hours of use. This makes the iDSD LE self powered, so you can use an an adaptor and connect your android phone or IOS phone or ipad as well.
To have a dac of this quality at this price, with a good quality headphone out is a solid buy. 1 year warranty by an established Canadian distributor.