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Pioneer U-05

Pioneer U-05
alaScore 90

9 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Pioneer U-05. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Views about the size and reliability are generally positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical comments about the price.

usability, design, reliability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Pioneer U-05 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Pioneer U-05 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on People really like the size and reliability. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the price.

usability, design, reliability, size


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer U-05 USB DAC & Headphone Amplifier - Silver finish.Pioneer U-05 USB DAC & Headphone Amplifier - Silver finish.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Pioneer U-05 review


There's a lot to like about this retro-looking DAC and headphone amp combo...

Snappy, upbeat performance Good detail and clarity Excellent build and design Lovely to use

Rivals offer greater insight and engagement

The Pioneer U-05 is a solid, appealing machine that feels like a premium piece of hi-fi – and it sounds like one, too. There are subtler, more refined performers for similar money (our Award-winning Audiolab M-DAC is the clearest rival here), but that...

May, 2015

Product Specifications


Frequency range:4 - 100000
Output impedance:100

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control:Y


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-230
Power consumption (typical):35

Technical Details

Audio D/A Converter (DAC):32Bit@384KHz
Colour of product:Silver
LED indicators:Y
Power Source:AC

Weight & Dimensions

Height :101