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(IEM Review) Campfire Audio DORADO 2020: Hot, live, dry sound

Campfire Audio DORADO 2020

Campfire Audio DORADO 2020




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Overview of Campfire Audio DORADO 2020

This review will give an overview of Campfire Audio DORADO 2020. A complete review of this product can be found here.


audio-sound Score

  • Total Score: 8.1 / 10.0
  • Package: 8.5 / 10.0
  • Build quality: 8.5 / 10.0
  • Fitment: 8.5 / 10.0
  • High range: 7.5 / 10.0
  • Mid range: 7.0 / 10.0
  • Low range: 8.5 / 10.0
  • Less distortion: 8.5 / 10.0


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Basic Specifications
  • Frequency response: 5Hz to 22kHz
  • Impedance: 10Ω
  • Sensitivity: 94dB/mW
  • Cable connector: mmcx



This is Campfire Audio's unique packaging. The accessories are many.


Package contents

There is no shortage of accessories.

  • Campfire Audio DORADO 2020
  • Many eartips
  • earphone cover
  • Carrying case
  • Explanatory documents



Build quality

The build quality of the exterior is above the standard of the price range.




The fit is quite good.



Sound quality

REW Frequency Response

Campfire Audio DORADO 2020


Sound quality description

In this review, I use the standard eartips size L and drive it with the FiiO M15.


DORADO 2020 has a low-frequency oriented sound signature.


Please see here for detailed reviews on sound quality.


Sound quality general comment
  • Original Sound Fidelity: A-
  • Recommendation: B
  • Personal preference: B


Not bad if you like classy, chic-sounding, black-and-white movie-like sound, but the DORADO 2020's sound is not for everyone.


Sound quality features
  • Sound field with a sense of depth
  • Warm and comfortable to listen to
  • Heavy
  • Elegant and chic
  • Delicate
  • Live sound


  • Low saturation
  • Poor sharpness
  • Sounds dry and lacks freshness and transparency
  • Sounds moshy and crumbly
  • Lacks a sense of structure


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General comment

The Campfire Audio DORADO 2020 have a distinctive, hot, powerful sound. The low saturation, dry sound, and lack of midrange transparency are not really audiophile-friendly, but if you like a gray, classy-sounding ambience, it's not bad.


Campfire Audio DORADO 2020

Campfire Audio DORADO 2020