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(News) Introducing the Shanling EM5, a Desktop streaming DAC/AMP

Shanling is focusing on music streaming based on the industry standard UPnP with the EM5. the Shanling EM5 Streaming DAC/AMP is designed as a DLNA certified streaming client. In addition, it also supports Apple AirPlay to access a wide ran…

(News) Dethonray Prelude DTR1+: Latest Hi-Res Music Player Announced

Today, Dethonray has announced the much-anticipated upgrade to the Prelude DTR1, the Dethonray Prelude DTR1+. The latest DTR1+ uses the same trusted AK4490EQ DAC chip that was used in the DTR1, and the DTR1+ features improved electronics, …

(News) Shanling X Moondrop X Tanchjim Limited Edition M3X Available To Order

The limited-edition M3X comes bundled with a unique white leather case that complements the new look of the player. The specs are kept the same as the original player but the look, feel, and tuning is entirely new to the limited edition M3…

(News) Shanling M6 Pro 2021 Android Music Player Announced

Earlier this year Shanling has introduced M6 Android Music Player 2021 variant with ES9038Q2M DAC chipset. Today, Shanling has announced the latest variant of its highly successful M6 Pro Android Music Player, the Shanling M6 Pro 2021.

(News) iBasso AMP12 Fully Balanced 4.4mm Audio Motherboard For DX300 Announced

Last weekend at the Guangzhou Headphone Expo iBasso, unveiled its latest amplifier module for the DX300 flagship Android digital audio player, the AMP12. AMP12 brings a fully discrete balanced circuitry to the DX300 with its dedicated 4.4m…

(News) FiiO M11 Plus Announced: A Highly-Anticipated Update On The Award-Winning M11 Pro!!

FiiO has officially announced its highly awaited M11 Plus Digital Music Player. It is an improved version of the FiiO’s award-winning M11 Pro Music Player bringing the necessary upgrades to keep the M11 Android Music Player lineup up to da…

【Flagship Digital Audio Player impressions】FiiO M15: Overwhelming functionality and high-end sound quality that seems to be the best portable DAP at the moment

The FiiO M15's first impressions are pretty amazing, and should provide a comparable or better music environment than a $ 1000 high performance machine. The amplifier power is sufficiently powerful, the sound quality is natural and high re…

【Flagship Digital Audio Player impressions】FiiO M15 vs Astell&Kern SP2000: Which is the Truly High-end?

The latest M15 from global Digital Audio Player (DAP) maker FiiO is equipped with dual AK4499EQ, Asahi Kasei's flagship DAC chip. There are only two DAPs on the planet that have dual of the highest DAC chips in the industry, yes, one of th…