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An audio review blog.

$50~$100

(News) BGVP Announces DX6: Flagship-Grade Flat-Head Earbuds With a Large 14.2mm DD

BGVP is a well-known HiFi audio equipment brand from China. They specialize in the design and marketing of premium in-ear monitors and earbuds. Today, we are here to announce the launch of their brand new set of earbuds, the BGVP DX6. BGVP…

(News) TRN TA1 Max: Four Upgrades Over the TA1

TRN has released its latest dual-driver hybrid IEMs, the TRN TA1 Max. The TA1 Max comes as an upgrade to the TA1 that was released a few months back and grabbed a lot of love from the community. TRN has brought several new upgrades to the …

(News) KBEAR INK: Latest Single Dynamic Driver IEMs with New DLC Diaphragm

With years of experience in designing single driver premium Hi-Res IEMs, KBEAR has come up with a brand new pair, the KBEAR INK.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) SoundPEATS Mini Pro: Well-balanced sound. Mellow and pleasant listening experience. Outstanding ANC and communication quality for the price range. Excellent specifications.

SoundPEATS Mini Pro offers excellent sound balance and comfort for listening, practical active noise cancellation, stable communication quality, and satisfactory specifications, making it one of the first models in this price range to be r…

(News) Queen Of Audio Barbados Sunrise:1BA + 1DD Hybrid IEMs

Queen Of Audio Barbados Sunrise, an entry-level hybrid Chinese earphone from the popular brand Queen Of Audio, is now available.

(Wireless Headphones review) Edifier W820NB: Practical ANC, stable communication quality, balanced and pleasant sound. High-cost model that is easy to use when on the go.

The Edifier W820NB is a relatively well-made wireless headphone that combines balanced sound, practical active noise cancellation, and good communication quality. It is a good cosmetic headphone, and is highly recommended as a model for ca…

(News) IKKO ITG01 Bone Conduction Wireless Earphones With Bluetooth V5.3 Connectivity

IKKO ITG01 is a unique new initiative from the brand with a Bone Conduction driver that is very easy to use and has a lot of features such as the latest Bluetooth connectivity, IPX6 waterproof rating, smooth and lively sound performance, a…

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Edifier X3 To U: Enjoy and comfortably listen to music with Edifier's typical well-balanced V-shaped sound

The Edifier X3 To U offers a very well-balanced V-shaped sound signature that makes listening to music enjoyable and comfortable. Resolution and clarity may be a bit lacking, but it is an easy model to recommend in its price range.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) The House of Marley Champion: High contrast and V produced by massive low frequencies and luminous, delicate high frequencies Sound

The House Of Marley Champion is for those who like a highly contrasted and exciting thumping sound. Its low frequency range is tight and massive, but it is not the usual mild and smooth expression of HOM, so it is not suitable for existing…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Moondrop Aria Elven Maiden: Neutral listening earphones with a sound that is both extended and refreshing

The Moondrop Aria is a very good neutral listening model and an excellent IEMs that can be recommended without question if you prefer a spacious and refreshing sound.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) EarFun Air Pro SV: Except for the app support, the Air Pro 2 is better in terms of performance and sound quality. If you are sensitive to high frequencies or prefer a richer, more resonant sound, this may be a better choice

The EarFun Air Pro SV has a neutral sound that continues the tradition of the EarFun Air series. It is the first to support the app, but the app itself is not perfect. In terms of sound quality and functionality, it is almost the same or s…

(News) Hidizs Mermaid MM2: 6mm Low-Voltage Magneto-Static BM Driver IEMs

Hidizs, a very popular audio brand, has released its latest Chinese IEM with magnetostatic drivers, the Hidizs Mermaid MM2.

(Monitor Headphones Review) TASCAM TH-06: Highly live sound produced by powerful and massive low frequencies. The high frequency range is also naturally clear, and the DJ monitors reproduce the atmosphere of a club in your ears.

The TASCAM TH-06 is an excellent DJ monitor that can provide a raw, deep low frequency range, and despite being sealed, it also has good high frequency dropout, providing DJs with a realistic sound that is close to how the venue actually s…

(News) Intraconca Chinese earphones "SMABAT M Pro" released

Smabat has released the SMABAT M Pro, an intraconca Chinese earphone.

(News) Customizable inner-ear Chinese earphones "SMABAT M3 PRO"

Smabat has released the SMABAT M3 PRO intraconca Chinese earphones.

(Monitor Headphones Review) Classic Pro CPH7000: Excellent monitor headphones at a low price. Even without any modifications, these headphones will satisfy everyone from DTM beginners to studio engineers

After years of supporting the Japanese music scene, Soundhouse has created one of the best monitor headphones made in Japan, the CLASSIC PRO CPH7000. The CPH7000 is the ideal model to help DTM beginners manage their initial investment. You…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) TFZ LIVE 3: Has a deep groove-filled low frequency range and provides a mild, comfortable listening sound with a good sense of depth

The TFZ LIVE 3 has the deep lows typical of TFZ, with gentle, mild highs and near-neutral mids that are comfortable to listen to. It is a fairly well-balanced listening earphone in its price range and a relatively easy variant to recommend.

(News) Moondrop Releases "Aria Elven Maiden" Limited Edition IEMs

Moondrop Aria has been a fan favorite for many audio lovers all around the globe. People loved it for its spectacular performance at a very attractive price point. Moondrop has recently launched a new Limited edition for the Aria, a chance…

(News) Released "SHOZY Djembe" semi-open single dynamic driver Chi-fi IEMs

SHOZY Djembe, the latest entry-level semi-open single dynamic dynamic IEM from the popular Chinese earphone brand SHOZY, has been released.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) QCY G1: Gaming model with emphasis on midrange. Narrow soundstage. Stylish design. Only communication quality is a bit of a concern.

The QCY G1 has a midrange-oriented sound. The soundstage is narrow, but not bad for those who want to enjoy music and games with compact sound. The design is also stylish. The only concern is that the communication quality is a little weak.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Tripowin x HBB Olina: Very good texture representation, high resolution and speaker-like forward localization. Very good earphones that completely transcend the price.

The Tripowin x HBB Olina is one of the great earphones that offers very high quality, high resolution neutral sound for a low price in the $100 range. It unquestionably fits at the top of my recommendation list.

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) SoundPEATS Air3 Pro: High resolution in the mid-range, but localization is difficult to understand and can sound muddy.

SoundPEATS Air3 Pro doesn't have the deep, heavy, lively bass that traditional SoundPEATS fans love, nor does it have the streamlined, audiophile tuning that SoundPEATS has been known for lately. I'd like to believe that this is not a chan…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) TINHiFi T3 Plus: Accurate texture expression with perfect midrange. Front localization that perfectly reproduces the speaker sound. High resolution, ultra low distortion. Excellent build quality. Everything is beyond the price.

TinHiFi T3 Plus is one of the best earphones for audiophiles who love accurate texture representation. With its natural textures, the TinHiFi T3 Plus makes the whole music sound like a monitor speaker with forward localization and especial…

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) UGREEN HiTune X5: V-shaped sound with cleverly emphasized spatiality while maintaining a very good sense of balance. For those who seek a sense of weight and dynamism in their music.

The UGREEN Hitune X5 is a model that I can't believe is available at this price. It has a fairly well-balanced V-shaped sound, with very little of the unnaturalness in the midrange that is often associated with this type of sound. While th…

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Baseus SiMU S1 Pro: It has a high build quality for the price. The sound quality is not bad, but the inferior communication quality and some compatibility is a concern.

Considering the ANC performance and build quality, the Baseus SiMU S1 Pro is overall one of the better quality earphones you can get in this price range. However, considering the fact that it is standard class in terms of sound and also co…

(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…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) KBEAR NEON: Warm sound with diffuse sound field. Sweet and transparent midrange is carefully played without feeling tired.

If you are looking for comfort in listening to music and not getting tired of listening, I can highly recommend the KBEAR NEON. Its cylindrical shape makes it easy to adjust the insertion depth, and if you feel any sharpness in the sound, …

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) Tribit Flybuds C1: It has a well-balanced sound quality with a thick-boned feel and can be played for a long time. Completely wireless earphones with a comfortable fit and easy operation.

Tribit Flybuds C1 is a weak U-shaped sound with a relatively neutral sound in mind. The lows are tuned for weight, which is typical of Tribit, while the mids have a sense of depth and detail in the mids and highs.

(ANC Wireless headphones Review) OneOdio SuperEQ S1: A punchy low range that is typical of One Odio. Lively music echoes in a deep sound field. ANC performance is also sufficient.

The OneOdio SuperEQ S1 is OneOdio's signature ANC wireless headphone that packs a punch, the ANC performance is up to the standard of the price, the communication quality is stable, and the hear-through is not bad. It's a little hard to sa…

(True Wireless Earbuds Review) TaoTronics SoundLiberty 80: For people who want earphones that are different from others. Beautiful sharp and stylish design. Rich harmonic sound, but not for everyone.

The TaoTronics SoundLiberty 80 is not a product that comes high on my list of recommendations. Even though it has a sharp and futuristic design, the sound is dull and has a nostalgic tone that seems very gentle, even somewhat conservative.…