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Moondrop Launches All-New Stellaris: Planar Magnetic Driver IEMs with Newly-Developed 14.5mm Planar Driver

Moondrop joins the Planar bandwagon today with the launch of their highly-anticipated Stellaris Planar Magnetic Driver IEMs. Moondrop isn’t bound for any introduction among Audiophiles. The brand has been hyper-active in the industry with …

Introducing The All-New Temperament DB1 and DB1E Flat-Head Earbuds With Titanium Alloy Acoustic Cavities

K’s Earphones has introduced a brand new series of premium flat-head earbuds, presenting the all-new Temperament DB1 and DB1E. The series has been designed using a high-quality Titanium Alloy acoustic cavity structure and features a premiu…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) LetShuoer S12: The gold standard for planar drive IEMs

The LETSHUOER S12 is a milestone in which a hidden brand that has already delivered a variety of earphones as an excellent audio brand has shown its outstanding ability in the planar drive type. What is surprising is that they have also re…

LETSHUOER S12 Pro Available Now On Pre-Order: Your Favorite Planar Driver IEM With Upgraded Stock Cable

LETSHUOER celebrates its 6th anniversary with the all-new S12 Pro, an upgrade to the award-winning S12 Planar Magnetic Driver IEMs. Equipped with a large 14.8mm custom planar magnetic driver, the LETSHUOER S12 Pro delivers impressive sound…

DUNU Talos Launched On Pre-Order: Planar and Dual BA Driver Hybrid With Brass Cavity Structure

The world of Planar Magnetic Driver IEMs get a new competition today, DUNU has come up with its first-ever planar magnetic driver IEMs, meet the all-new DUNU Talos. It’s not just a planar magnetic set, Talos is a hybrid set that features a…

FiiO PL50: High Quality Low Noise Regulated Linear Power Supply

FiiO has introduced the FiiO PL50, a high quality power supply from FiiO.

xDuoo X-R01 Multilayer Acrylic Stand For HiFi Desktop Gears

xDuoo is a famous brand well-recognized among audiophiles and audio enthusiasts for its brilliant range of portable and desktop audio gears. They excel in designing Audio Decoders(DACs), Headphone Amplifiers, and Power Amplifiers. Today, x…

xDuoo MT-605 Digital Power Amplifier With 12AU7 Tube!!

Adding to their MT and MU series of budget desktop audio gears, xDuoo has announced the all-new MT-605 Tube Digital Power Amplifier. It’s a digital power amplifier based on the powerful TI TPA3116 power amplifier chip with a 12AU7 tube in …

(Monitor Headphones Review) YAMAHA HPH-MT8: It is like a cockpit of sound. It lets you hear many sounds at once and well on a reasonably spacious frame. Ideal and practical monitor headphones for monitoring checks.

The YAMAHA HPH-MT8 is an excellent monitor headphone with sound density and adequate separation suitable for monitor checks, while being conscious of original sound fidelity. Its sound seems to be aimed at presenting an appropriate amount …

SUPERTFZ FORCE 5: Tesla Dual Magnetic Graphene Diaphragm IEMs

The latest Tesla driver-equipped IEM, SUPERTFZ FORCE 5, has been released.

SUPERTFZ FORCE KING: Tesla Dual Magnetic 2-Way 2pin 0.78mm HiFi Audiophile IEMs

The latest Tesla driver-equipped IEM, SuperTFZ Force King, has been released.

LETSHUOER X Z Reviews Z12 Gold Edition Officially Released With Upgraded Modular Cable & New Color Options

We are super excited to announce the latest Gold Edition for the recently launched LETSHUOER Z12 Planar Magnetic Driver IEMs. Last time, we did a limited edition run of only 500 units. Thanks to our beloved community and supporters, the wh…

Shanling UP4 2022: Full format balanced Dual ES9219C DAC Bluetooth 5.0 decoded Headphone Amplifier

The popular Shanling UP4 portable headphone amplifier is now available in a 2022 model.

MUSE HiFi M3: ES9038Q2M-Based Premium Portable USB Type-C DAC/AMP

Muse HiFi is a fairly new name in the industry. The brand debuted internationally with “Power” Planar Magnetic driver IEMs, and they also entered the world of portable DAC/AMPs with the release of Muse HiFi M1 and M1 Smart portable DAC/AMP…

TANGZU ZETIAN Wu: Latest Premium IEMs With 14.5mm Planar Magnetic Drivers

After the successful Shimin Li and Yuan Li IEMs, TANGZU Audio has come up with a brand new pair of premium in-ear monitors, meet the all-new TANGZU ZETIAN WU. Unlike the previous two models that featured dynamic driver units, the latest ZE…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) RAPTGO LEAF: Best-in-class studio monitor sound in the price range with high resolution and transparent midrange

RAPTGO LEAF is one of the new single DD stars in the $100 class, and is one of the best earphones in its price range that can compete well with the heavyweights in this price range. My trust and interest in this brand has been further enha…

7HZ Bohea: 28AWG OCC+Single Crystal Silver Cable

7Hz has released 7HZ Bohea, an IEM cable with interchangeable end plugs.

xDuoo Releases MU-602 High-Performance SPDIF Digital DAC With Premium Decoding Chipset

xDuoo has released a brand-new digital DAC, presenting the all-new xDuoo MU-602. It’s a high-performance Digital DAC that supports SPDIF Coaxial and Optical inputs and houses dual RCA output ports. MU-602 also has EQ functions with Bass an…

(Monitor Headphones Review) RODE NTH-100: A midrange-centric monitor that thoroughly eliminates the feeling of listening fatigue.

History has proven that good microphone manufacturers have also been good monitor headphone manufacturers, as exemplified by SHURE, AKG, SENNHEISER, Audio-Technica, and SONY. However, there are always exceptions.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) LETSHUOER D13: DLC IEMs from leading brands

The LETSHUOER D13 is the rookie earphone created by LETSHUOER using the DLC driver, which has produced many great models with excellent sound quality. the excellent characteristics of the DLC driver not only proved its acoustic performance…

BGVP Introduces "Melody" Latest Flagship Single Dynamic Driver IEMs

BGVP is a famous IEM brand from China. They have a huge catalog of budget and premium IEMs available in different driver configurations. BGVP has introduced its latest single dynamic driver flagship pair today, let’s meet the all-new BGVP …

Six Upgrades With Topping L30 II Headphone Amplifier: Topping L30 II Vs L30

Last week, Topping released an upgrade to its widely acclaimed L30 headphone amplifier with the announcement of the all-new Topping L30 II headphone amplifier. If we believe Topping’s words, They have completely redesigned the NFCA module …

xDuoo Releases MU-604 High-Performance Desktop DAC & MU-605 HD Bluetooth Receiver

The latest “MU” series of products match exactly the “MT” series of headphone amplifier lineup which has been here since last year from xDuoo. Without wasting any more time, let’s know more about the latest MU-604 and the MU-605.

Six Upgrades With Topping E30 II Desktop DAC: Topping E30 II Vs E30!!

Topping has completely redesigned the architecture of E30 for the new-generation E30 II. Instead of a single DAC arrangement on the OG E30, the latest E30 II is packed with a Dual DAC architecture. There are several other updates on the E3…

(News) Topping Announces New E30 II Desktop DAC and L30 II NFCA based Desktop Headphone AMP

After a long wait, Topping has finally revealed a successor to its classic E30 and L30 entry-level desktop audio setup. They have released E30 II as an upgrade to the E30 DAC and L30 II as a successor to the L30 headphone amplifier. Toppin…

(News) Z REVIEW x LETSHUOER Z12 Planar IEMs Start Pre-order on 22th July

LETSHUOER stormed the IEM market with the S12 Planar Magnetic Driver IEMs, bringing an impressive performance at a pocket-friendly price. The pair got many positive feedbacks from users worldwide. In order to take the legacy of S12 forward…

(News) Moondrop Presents Kato In All-New Dark Blue Color Variant

Moondrop has released a new color variant for its famous “Kato” single-dynamic driver IEMs. Originally released back in 2021, Kato has been a highly-successful pair for Moondrop. Previously, the Moondrop Kato was available in Shining Silve…

(News) LETSHUOER D13: Custom 13mm DLC diaphragm dynamic driver in ear earphone

The latest IEMS with DLC driver, LETSHUOR D13, has been released.

(News) BGVP THHiFi Face Red: 1DD+2BA Hybrid Driver In-Ear Earphone

The latest IEMs, BGVP THHiFi Face Red, have been released.

(News) BGVP THHiFi Character: 1DD+1BA Hybrid Driver MMCX In-Ear Monitor

The latest IEMs, BGVP THHiFi Character, have been released.