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.


Trasam M7: High-Fidelity ESS9018K2M Decoding Chips Bluetooth 5.0 Power Amplifier

The high-quality Amp with built-in DAC, Trasam M7, is now available.

(News) DAART Yulong Aurora headphone amplifier with built-in MQA-compatible DAC is now available

Shenzhen Yu Long Yun Electronics Company has released a new DAC/amplifier, the DAART Aurora.

(News) Lotoo Paw S2, an MQA compatible portable USB DAC/AMP to step up your high-resolution music

Today, Lotoo announced an upgrade to its highly successful Paw S1, the Lotoo Paw S2, which features Lotoo's full suite of advanced audio architecture with the legendary AKM4377 DAC chip at its core. The Paw S2 supports decoding of high-res…

(News) Hidizs S9 Pro Latest ES9038Q2M Portable USB DAC/AMP Announced

Following the success of the Hidizs S9 Portable USB DAC/Amp, the brand has announced the latest upgraded Hidizs S9 Pro. It brings the strengths of an ESS Sabre DAC chip housing flagship-grade ES9038Q2M, an advanced 32-bit audio signal deco…

(News) Hilidac Atom 2 Latest MQA Portable USB DAC/AMP Released

Hilidac has announced its latest portable DAC/AMP device, the Hilidac Atom 2. It is an MQA-supported portable device available in both Type-C and Lightning connector options. Atom 2 helps you rediscover your high-quality music with its adv…

(News) Questyle M12 Latest MQA Portable DAC/AMP Available Now

Questyle Audio is a brand we all know for its class-leading premium products in the audio industry. For the past many years, the brand is dedicated to creating high-fidelity audio products on both portable and desktop levels. Today, Questy…