audio-sound @ hatena

An audio review & news blog. The volume should not exceed 80 dB is recommended. I usually adhere to the safe-listening style by WHO. Please note that my aural impressions and interpretations of measurements are also made from a safe-listening style.

Entries from 2022-01-01 to 1 year

(Linsoul) Early bird reservations for Kinera Nanna 2.1 Z-Tune Edition are now open

Pre-orders for the Kinera Nanna 2.1 Z-Tune Edition are now available at Linsoul.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) EarFun Air Pro 3: The world's heavyweight champion of true wireless earbuds; it is not the legitimate successor to the Air Pro 2. It's more like a top-of-the-line SoundPEATS T2.

The EarFun Air Pro 3 is an excellent true wireless earphone with functionality and ANC performance equal to or better than the previous generation Air Pro 2.

BQEYZ Launches "Winter": Hybrid IEMs With 12mm Dynamic Driver & 11.6mm PZT Bone-Conduction Driver

Following the success of Spring, Summer, and Autumn seasons, Winter has arrived at BQEYZ’s Doors, presenting the all-new BQEYZ Winter. BQEYZ has got a good rep in the HiFi audio industry mainly with its premium in-ear monitor lineup based …

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Sudio T2: Casual, life-inspired design. Clear, crisp sound with a speedy feel; ANC performance is not powerful

Sudio T2 is a relatively cost-effective model that offers balanced U-shaped sound, a harmonious and textured design, and active noise cancellation that works well to begin with.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Sudio N2 Pro: High resolution sound with a sense of depth. Stylish with minimalist design. Highly functional and easy to use.

The Sudio N2 Pro is an easy-to-use earphone that packs multiple features such as ANC and wireless charging into a minimalist design.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) KiiBOOM ALLURE: Neutral IEM that delivers high resolution and transparency of the midrange with elegance

The KiiBOOM ALLURE is an attractive earphones with excellent audio specs on par with the high end, and a sound that is finished with a good neutral balance.

(Linsoul) Early bird reservations for QKZ x HBB Khan are now open

Pre-orders for the QKZ x HBB Khan are now available at Linsoul.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Picun X7: Powerful sound produced by low-cost dual dynamic configuration

The Picun X7 is an attractive fully wireless earphone with dual dynamic drivers at a low price.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) KiiBOOM EVOKE: Neutral sound with emphasis on forward localization

The KiiBOOM EVOKE is a multi-driver hybrid that is well-tuned for smooth, well-connected, and consistent sound.

DUNU Hulk Pro Mini: Single Crystal Furukawa Copper IEM Upgrade Cable

DUNU recently launched the limited edition SA6 Ultra with its latest Hulk Pro Mini Cable. The Hulk Pro Mini cable packs the goodness of the highly-acclaimed Hulk Pro flagship IEM Upgrade Cable from DUNU but with an optimized wire diameter …

(Chi-fi IEM Review) TANGZU x HBB Wu Heyday Edition: Zetian Wu with improved texture and localization

The TANGZU x HBB Wu Heyday Edition has improved texture and localization from the original Zetian Wu, resulting in a sound that brings a more intense musical experience.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) SOUNDPEATS Capsule 3 Pro: Excellent neutral sound reproducing excellent localization and texture

SoundPEATS Capsule 3 Pro is SoundPEATS' most ambitious product, combining great localization and texture and supporting the high-quality sound codec LDAC.

GUSTARD DAC-A26: AKM 4499EX MQA DAC With Streamer

GUSTARD has released its latest high-end network streamer, the GUSTARD DAC-A26.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) BLON Z200: Attractive with massive and deep low frequency range and a sound field with a sense of depth. Very beautiful exterior design

The BLON Z200 has a beautiful appearance and delivers a massive sound with an emphasis on low frequencies typical of this brand.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS: The legitimate successor to the Air 3 with LDAC support while inheriting the well-balanced sound of the Air 3

The SoundPEATS Air 3 Deluxe HS is the final evolution of the brand's Air series in its current state.

(HiFiGO) Hifigo Christmas & New Year Sale: Enjoy up to 30% Off on Your Favorite HiFi Audio Gear

Let’s make your Christmas merry with an amazing sale this year's end. With Christmas right around the corner for us, We have brought you an exciting Merry Christmas & New Year Sale with up to 30% off on over 20 brands including top names l…

(Portable Headphone Amp Review) Hidizs XO: Fun LED light effects, solid choice in price range.

The Hidizs XO is a fun portable headphone amp with colorful LEDs that can drive both IEMs and headphones well and works well with HiBy Music, making it a good candidate for those seeking an all-in-one dongle amp in this price range.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) ACEFAST T1: Listening earphones for mild listening comfort and relaxed immersion in music

The ACEFAST T1 is a high-resolution listening earphone with a mild, pleasing sound to the ear.

(News) MUSE HiFi Power is on sale for a bomb price!

MUSE HiFi Power, MUSE HiFi's planar-drive IEMs, is available at an explosive discount.

TANGZU x HBB Wu Heyday Edition: Upgraded 14.5mm Planar Driver In Ear Monitor IEM with 5-Axis CNC Aluminum Shell, Detachable 3-in-1 Silver-plated Cable for Audiophile Musician DJ Stage

The latest planar IEMs, the TANGZU x HBB Wu Heyday Edition, are now available.

(Linsoul) THIEAUDIO Prestige New Release at Linsoul Audio

Music lovers who have followed IEMs in recent years will be no stranger to the name THIEAUDIO, which has gone on an incredible journey from a group of unknown DIY enthusiasts to one of the world's most critically acclaimed IEM brands. In t…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) KZ PR1 Pro: Second generation of KZ planar type that improves on the lack of transparency of the previous generation

The KZ PR1 Pro is an attractive earphone with good range and original sound fidelity and accurate texture representation.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) CCA CXS: Excellent studio monitor-like sound at a low price

The CCA CXS is an attractive IEMs that offers a near-neutral, well-balanced studio monitor-like sound at a low price. It is highly recommended, especially if you prefer a colorful and glossy sound.

Five Upgrades With Latest Shanling M0 Pro: M0 Pro Vs M0!!

The wait for the update to the class M0 entry-level digital audio player from Shanling has finally come to an end, they have announced the all-new Shanling M0 Pro. M0 Pro, as a true successor to the M0 updates it in every aspect including …

(Chi-fi IEM Review) SGOR Venus: High-resolution sound with a sense of depth staging. Beautiful appearance.

The SGOR Venus has high resolution, its audio specs are well above its price, and its exterior build quality may not be a bad choice in its price range.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) TinHiFi C3: Neutral IEMs with beautiful transparent midrange

TinHiFi C3 has a sound signature that is fairly close to neutral.

HiBy FC3: HiFi ES9281pro DAC chip MQA Headphone Amplifier

HiBy has released its latest portable headphone amplifier, the HiBy FC3.

KZ SA08 Pro: 8 Balanced Armature Drivers True Wireless Earbuds

The latest KZ TWS, KZ SA08 Pro, has been released.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) CCA FLA: Glossy and colorful sound

CCA FLA is an attractive IEMs that offers a balanced sound that is close to neutral at a low price.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) FIIL CC nano: Stylish design. Multipoint support. Customize the sound quality freely with a highly functional application. Excellent communication quality. True wireless inner-ear earphones with a fairly high level of qualit

The FIIL CC nano is quite an attractive earphone with a well-balanced sound in the inner-ear type, multifunctional with various presets and customizable 10-band EQ, multi-point support, good communication quality, and good battery life.