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 2022-06-01 to 1 month

(News) Rose Photon: 8mm PEK Dynamic Driver In-ear Earphones

Rose Photon is now on sale.

(News) Rose Technics Aura Evo: HiFi Dynamics Driver In-ear Earphones

Rose Technics Aura Evo is now available.

(News) 7hz x Crinacle Salnotes Dioko: Latest Planar Magnetic Driver IEMs With An Affordable Price Tag

7hz in collaboration with Crinacle has introduced a brand new planar magnetic driver IEM, the 7Hz x Crinacle Salnotes Dioko. Following the success of “Timeless”, 7Hz has got experience in designing high-quality planar magnetic driver IEMs.…

(News) BQEYZ Topaz: Piezoelectric Ceramic Driver & 13mm LCP Diaphragm Dynamic Driver Hybrid In Ear Monitor

The latest piezo driver-equipped IEMs, BQEYZ Topaz, are now available.

(News) Little Dot LD-ZERO: 2-IN-1 Hybrid DAC&Amplifier

The newest hybrid DAC/amplifier, the Little Dot LD-ZERO, is now available.

(News) 7Hz x Crinacle Salnotes Dioko: 14.6mm Planar Diaphragm Driver In Ear Earphones

7Hz x Crinacle Salnotes Dioko is now available at Linsoul and other retailers.

(News) Leisurely Audio E16: HiFi 12BA 4EST In-ear Monitor Earphones Noise Reduction for HIFI Audiophile Musician

Leisurely Audio E16 is now available at Linsoul.

(News) Leisurely Audio L12: HiFi BA In-ear Monitor Earphones Noise Reduction for HIFI Audiophile Musician

Leisurely Audio L12 is now available at Linsoul.

(News) Leisurely Audio L8: 8BA Balanced Armature HiFi IEM

Leisurely Audio L8 is now available at Linsoul.

(News) Five Upgrades With The Brand-New FiiO Q3 MQA: Q3 MQA Vs OG Q3!!

Back in 2020, FiiO released the Q3 Portable USB DAC/AMP. At that time, The Q3 was one of the only few portable DAC/AMPs in the market to feature powerful THX AAA amplification. It brought excellent performance with a premium AKM DAC chip, …

(News) Leisurely Audio L6: Single Side 6 BA Configuration

Leisurely Audio L6 is now available at Linsoul.

(News) Gustard Announces R26 Flagship Fully Discrete R-2R Desktop DAC

Gustard has entered into the Discrete R2R game with its latest R26, a high-end Discrete R2R Desktop DAC. Featuring a precisely designed R-2R resistor ladder array, the R26 packs a wonderful performance with native 1 Bit DAC architecture. I…

(News) BGVP ArtMagic ED12: Multi-Driver Hybrid Flagship IEMs Available Now

BGVP is a well-recognized HiFi audio brand from China. They specialize in designing budget and premium in-ear monitors with many successful series under their name. Quite recently, BGVP has come up with a brand-new multi-driver hybrid conf…

(News) Topping Announces A90 Discrete Headphone Amplifier & Pre-Amplifier

Topping has made a big name for itself in the desktop audio scene. The brand is regularly praised for its great sounding desktop gears available at almost every price segment. They start at entry-level products and goes as high as flagship…

(News) Rose QT-X: 1DD+6BA Hybrid Units Hi-Fi In-Ear Headphones for Audiophile

Rose has released its latest hybrid IEM, the Rose QT-X.

(News) FiiO KA2: Compact Fully Balanced USB DAC/AMP

Earlier this year, FiiO entered into the world of HiFi Portable USB DAC/AMPs along with its sub-brand Jade Audio with the KA3 and KA1 USB DAC/AMPs. Yesterday at their online launch event, FiiO and Jade Audio introduced the latest KA2 Porta…

(News) Meet The FiiO FF3: FiiO's Latest 14.2mm Dynamic Driver Earbuds

Today, FiiO has come up with the brand-new FiiO FF3 another one of their uniquely designed pair of earbuds. The specialty of the FF3 is being advertised as its unique shape. FiiO has given the pair a look at a musical instrument known as a…

(News) Six Upgrades With FiiO BTR7 Compared To The BTR5: Brand New Bluetooth DAC/AMP

FiiO took the internet with its summer launch event yesterday where they announced several much-awaited products from their catalog along with a few surprises. The biggest awaited product for us from their catalog was the BTR7, the flagshi…

(News) FiiO BTR7 Dongle Amplifier with THX AAA!!!

The FiiO BTR7 dongle amplifier with THX AAA amplifiers has been announced and is now available for pre-order on HiFiGO. The price is $239.

(News) HiFiGo 6.18 Summer Sale Is Here: Get Up To 30% Off On Your Favorite HiFi Audio Gears

Are you ready for the biggest sale of the second half of 2022!!!!! Let’s welcome the 6.18 sale at HiFiGo where we have brought the best collection of HiFi audio gears from famous brands like Kinera, DUNU, 7Hz, Softears, Shanling, HiBy, and…

(News) KZ GP20: 2.4Ghz Wireless Bluetooth Gaming Headset

KZ has released its latest gaming headset, the KZ GP20.

(News) Kinera RUM: 6N OCC With Silver-Plated Upgrade Cable

The latest 6N OCC silver-plated copper earphone cable, Kinera RUM, has been released.

(News) Hidizs MD4: 4 Custom Balanced Armature Drivers 3-way Crossover HiFi In-ear Monitors

Hidizs has released its newest IEMs, Hidizs MD4, in a 4BA configuration.

(News) SMSL Announces D-6 Hi-Res Desktop DAC & DA-6 Mini Class D Power Amplifier

SMSL is a famous Hifi audio brand specializing in high-quality premium desktop audio gears. They are known mainly for their audio decoders and headphone/power amplifiers. The best thing about SMSL is that its products are available across …


The new IEM Penon Vortex has been released.

(News) HarmonicDyne Headphone Carrying Case: Headset Storage Package

HarmonicDyne has introduced a convenient Carrying Case for Headphones.

(News) Moondrop Releases Aria Snow Edition With Updated DLC Diaphragm Dynamic Driver

Today, Moondrop Aria gets a new variant, presenting you the Moondrop Aria Snow Edition. As the name suggests, Aria gets a complete design overhaul with a brand new CNC milled metal gold casing that now has a visually appealing Snowflake th…

(News) DUNU VULKAN DK-X6: Advanced Six-Driver Hybrid In-Ear Earphone

DUNU Vulkan is a brand-new multi-driver hybrid set of in-ear monitors designed with an advanced six-driver hybrid configuration. The pair features four high-performance balanced armature drivers from Knowles, and dual 8mm Coaxial dynamic d…

(News) HarmonicDyne Headphone Stand: Adjustable Height Stable Non-Slip Headphone Stand

HarmonicDyne has introduced a stylish headphone stand.

(News) SUPERTFZ FORCE1: Tesla Magnetic Group Beryllium-Coated Diaphragm 2pin 0.78mm HiFi in-ear Earphone

SUPERTFZ FORCE1 earphones are positioned between "high-definition stage level" and "metaverse fashion". The design is inspired by crystal light, and the transparent all-hand resin integrated production process ensures sufficient texture an…