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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.

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Moondrop

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Moondrop LAN: Excellent build and package; balanced sound based on VDSF target

The Moondrop LAN has a studio monitor-like sound that reproduces speaker localization almost perfectly, with excellent transparency and original fidelity, and a very clear, low distortion sound. The package and build quality are also very …

Moondrop Aria Elven Maiden, a limited edition Hatsune Miku model with beautiful sound and appearance

This time we will feature the "Moondrop Aria Elven Maiden," a dream item that is a collaboration between Moondrop, a popular brand of earphones made in China, and Hatsune Miku.

Moondrop Up: High-Purity 1064 Core 6N Single-Crystal Copper Headphone Upgrade Cable

Moondrop recently introduced a range of full-sized headphones with the announcements of two models, the Moondrop Void and the Moondrop Venus. Void is an entry-level single dynamic driver headphone while the Venus is a high-end planar headp…

Moondrop Lan: 10mm Dual-Cavity Dynamic Driver

Popular brand Moondrop has released its latest in-ear monitor, the Moondrop Lan.

Moondrop Introduces LAN: Brand New Affordable IEM With 10mm Dual-Cavity Beryllium-Coated Dynamic Driver

Moondrop has introduced a brand new single dynamic driver in the budget category, meet the all-new Moondrop LAN. After years of expertise in designing single and multi-driver IEMs, Moondrop has implemented the techniques used in HiFi IEMs …

Moondrop Droplet: USB-C Balanced Armature Driver In-Ear Earphone

Moondrop Droplet Moondrop has released its latest USB-C compatible IEM, the Moondrop Droplet. blog.ear-phone-review.com Features High-Performance Single Balanced Armature Driver Optimised Digital Signal Processing Professional Sound Adjust…

Moondrop Droplet DSP USB Type-C Single Balanced Armature Driver IEMs

Moondrop is a well-recognized name in the audiophile industry. For many years, Moondrop has developed itself as a manufacturer of high-quality in-ear monitors available at both budget as well as premium ranges. Today, Moondrop has announce…

The most popular entry-level Chinese IEMs under $100 that are currently attracting the most attention around the world and are most appreciated by audiophiles 2023

In this article, my blog, which collects audio information from around the world, will introduce some of the most highly rated, cutting-edge, and trendy Chinese IEMs that are currently available for under $100 and are easy on the wallet.

Moondrop Line W 6N High-Purity Silver-Plated Single-Crystal Copper Headphone Upgrade Cable

Moondrop is a name well-recognized by audiophiles from all around the globe. They have a huge collection of premium in-ear monitors, slowly they are entering into the world of Headphones too. Recently, they released two new headphones, The…

Moondrop Venus: 100mm Sub-Nanometer Dynamic Driver Planar Full-Size Headphones

Moondrop has released the brand's first planar-drive headphones, Moondrp Venus.

Moondrop Venus: All-New Full-Size Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Headphones

Planar Magnetic Drivers are widely used in full-sized over-ear headphones. They deliver high-speed quality performance with ultra-low distortion in the output signal. Moondrop has joined hands with the Planar magnetic team, Bringing us the…

Moondrop VOID: Flagship Full-Size Large Dynamic Driver Headphones

Moondrop has released the brand's first headphone model, the Moondrop VOID.

Moondrop Introduces "Line V": 8-Core OFC Silver-Plated Headphone Upgrade Cable

Moondrop has always been a famous brand in the HiFi audio community. Mainly known for its huge range of HiFi in-ear monitors, Moondrop is a part of all the discussions for its newly launched headphones, the Moondrop Void. Following the rel…

Moondrop Launches "Void": Over-ear Open-Back Headphones With 50mm Dynamic Driver

Moondrop is a well-recognized name in the industry. The brand is known mainly for its absolutely brilliant range of in-ear monitors. Moondrop has now entered into the world of over-ear headphones with its very first release, the Moondrop V…

Moondrop Quarks Gets All-New Type-C Variant: Moondrop Quarks DSP

Moondrop has redesigned the entry-level Quarks in-ear monitors with brand-new Quarks DSP. DSP stands for Digital Signal Processing, DSP chips are usually used in TWS and Type-C interfaces. Moondrop has designed the Quarks DSP with a Type-C…

Moondrop ALICE: ULT Super-Linear Dynamic Driver VDSF+ True Wireless Stereo Earphones

Moondrop's newest true wireless earbuds, Moondrop ALICE, are now available.

Latest Best Planar Magnetic Chi-fi In Ear Monitors Collection

IEM manufacturing technology is advancing day by day, especially in the last few years, with technological innovations in materials and driver construction. This article features earphones with planar drivers, which are popular for their u…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Moondrop Stellaris: The Shining of the Stars

The Moondrop Stellaris is an excellent cost-performance model that combines excellent audio specifications and well-balanced sound typical of Moondrop.

Meet Moondrop Click: Lightweight & Handy Portable USB DAC/AMP

Earlier this year, Moondrop entered the world of Portable USB DAC/AMPs with the Moonriver 2. It instantly became a huge success for its extremely good sound performance. Moondrop followed the success in the Portable DAC/AMP market after Mo…

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 …

Moondrop Aria Snow Edition: Newly updated 10mm dual-cavity dynamic driver

The Moondrop Aria Snow Edition single dynamic driver IEM has been released.

(News) Moondrop Dawn Gets An All-New 3.5mm Single-Ended Variant

Following the success of the recently launched Moondrop DAWN 4.4mm Portable USB DAC/AMP, Moondrop has now revealed a single-ended variant for the DAWN, Let’s meet the all-new Moondrop DAWN 3.5mm Single-Ended Portable USB DAC/AMP. They have…

(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) 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) Moondrop Releases "DAWN" Brand New Fully Balanced Portable USB Type-C DAC/AMP

Following the success of the amazing Moonriver 2 USB DAC/AMP, Moondrop has come up with a brand new Portable USB DAC/AMP in the budget category, presenting you with the all-new Moondrop DAWN. Moondrop Dawn is a compact yet powerful portabl…

(News) Three Major Updates With The Latest Moondrop NEKOCAKE KURONEKO: Bluetooth V5.2 Connectivity, & More

Today, Moondrop announces its latest upgrade to the famous NEKOCAKE, meet the all-new Moondrop NEKOCAKE KURONEKO. The primary upgrade with this latest TWS from Moondrop is the implementation of an upgraded Bluetooth chipset and a new color…

(Review Round Up) Moondrop NEKOCAKE

This is a summary round up of the Moondrop NEKOCAKE true wireless earbuds review article by Moondrop.

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Moondrop CHU: The entry class IEMs of uncompromising brands is a bit different

Moondrop CHU is an entry-level Chinese earphone that could be called a "KATO the Younger," created with the knowledge gained from KATO. While the quality is kept in line with the price, the development results obtained from the latest mode…

(News) Moondrop NEKOCAKE Special Edition, a collaboration model with Ash Arms, is now available!

A collaboration special edition "Moondrop NEKOCAKE Special Edition" with the popular smartphone game "Ash Arms" has appeared in the completely wireless earphones "Moondrop NEKOCAKE" of the popular brand "Moondrop".

(News) Moondrop CHU: Latest Entry-Level IEMs With Single Dynamic Driver

Over the years, Moondrop has earned a lot of respect in the audiophile community mainly for its premium set of in-ear monitors. They have multiple successful IEMs available across different price segments starting from as low as 13$ with i…