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An audio review blog.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) CCZ Plume: A good model that is carefully tuned from the midrange to the mid-high range. However, the expansion of the low-mid range may not be to everyone's taste.

With the name "Plume" and its beautiful golden appearance, I was expecting a light, delicate and elegant sound. I was expecting a light, delicate and elegant sound, like a bird of paradise or a peacock. However, the actual sound of the Plu…

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) SoundPEATS Sonic Pro: Studio tuning with emphasis on a highly transparent midrange. You can enjoy sweet and beautiful vocals and highly transparent instrument sounds. Suitable for Japanese music and J-POP.

SoundPEATS Sonic Pro has a sound that is focused on the Japanese register with an emphasis on vowels, making it suitable for Japanese people who enjoy Japanese music and J-POP. Its mid-range is almost neutral, allowing you to enjoy sweet a…

(News) Release of "NICEHCK lofty" IEM with pure beryllium

NICEHCK has now released its flagship model "NICEHCK lofty" equipped with a pure beryllium diaphragm. The price is under $300.

(News) Whizzer HE03AL Latest Triple-Driver Hybrid IEMs Released

Whizzer has officially released its latest hybrid IEMs, the all-new Whizzer HE03AL. Designed by J.IDEA+ Studio, the pair has stunning looks with aviation-grade magnesium-aluminum alloy ear shells. The pair boasts a powerful sound quality t…

(News) ”KZ Z3", a true wireless earphone with 1BA+1DD from KZ, released

Knowledge Zenith Acoustics, a.k.a. KZ Acoustics, has released the KZ Z3, the latest model of its hybrid completely wireless earphones.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) EarFun Free 2: V-shaped sound with deep low frequency and glossy mid-high frequency inherited from EarFun Free. Suitable for rock music.

EarFun Free 2 is a completely wireless earphone with a V-shaped sound that offers deep bass and glossy mids and highs. I personally enjoy listening to rock music with these, as they let me hear deep bass, heavy drum kicks, crisp snares, an…

(News) Moondrop Variations Latest Tribrid 2EST+2BA+1DD IEMs Launched

Moondrop has officially released its highly-anticipated tribrid set of IEMs, the Moondrop Variations. It has been one of the most anticipated projects from Moondrop in recent times. With Variations, Moondrop is bringing us three different …

(News) Kinera Skuld Latest Multi-BA Handpainted IEMs Launched

But today, we personally feel that Kinera has outdone itself. They have announced their latest set of tremendously beautiful in-ear monitors, meet the all-new Kinera Skuld. While their entire lineup is filled with beautiful IEM sets such a…

(News) Shanling UP5 Bluetooth V5.0 Portable DAC/Amp Available Now

Shanling has introduced its latest Bluetooth DAC/AMP, the Shanling UP5. It is a highly-anticipated flagship Bluetooth+USB DAC/AMP featuring Qualcomm's latest QCC5120 Bluetooth chip and a powerful dual DAC chipset housing two ES9219C ESS Sa…

(News) BLON BL-A8 Prometheus Flagship Earphones Officially Released

Today, BLON has officially released its long-awaited BLON BL-A8 Prometheus HiFi single DD IEMs. Blon A8 stands out in the market with its unique design. The pair has an irregular-shaped hollow-carved open outer shell design that gives the …

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Cayin Fantasy (YD01): A sound that emphasizes micro-detail. Beautiful grainy cymbal crashes and delicate acoustic guitar tones.

The Cayin Fantasy has a relatively flat sound with an emphasis on detail in the middle and high frequencies, which will delight listeners who prefer grainy cymbal crashes and delicate acoustic guitars like goldwork.The price is a bit stron…

(News) S.M.S.L VMV A2 High-Resolution Power Amplifier Available Now

Today, S.M.S.L has announced VMV A2, a high-resolution power amplifier in their premium VMV lineup of desktop products. It utilizes the latest DSP chip and ST high power amplifier chip that provides a clean and distortion-free audio signal…

(News) Shanling X Moondrop X Tanchjim Limited Edition M3X Available To Order

The limited-edition M3X comes bundled with a unique white leather case that complements the new look of the player. The specs are kept the same as the original player but the look, feel, and tuning is entirely new to the limited edition M3…

(News) Topping D90SE Flagship ES9038Pro MQA Balanced DAC Launched

Today, Topping announced their latest flagship MQA DAC, the Topping D90SE. We know Topping already has a D90 flagship DAC, but this is D90SE featuring a different audio decoding chipset to the former model. Topping D90SE features the all-n…

(News) Kinera Imperial Odin: Seven upgrades Over Original Odin Flagship Multi-BA IEM

Kinera is on an update spree for all of its flagship IEM sets, it was just last month when they released an updated Kinera Nanna 2.0 Pro with improved cable, better shell design, and a few more updates. Today, Kinera has announced an updat…