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FiiO BTR1
8Our Score

FiiO BTR1 Review

Disclaimer: The FiiO BTR1 sent to us for the purpose of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned to FiiO. Thank you for giving us this opportunity. Bluetooth is getting hot. Even in die-hard au...
Xduoo D3
7.8Our Score

Xduoo Nano D3 Review

Xduoo is an Asian electronics company that has created some fantastic mid-fi amps in the past. This is my first experience with a Xduoo portable music player, so I was very excited to see how it stacked up aga...
R3
8.8Our Score

HiBy Music R3 Review

Disclaimer: This unit of the HiBy Music R3 is an engineering or prototype sample and contains an early beta firmware that will be upgraded to an international version by the end of the Kickstart Campaign when p...
Proj-ect
8.7Our Score

Pro-Ject Audio Pre Box S2 Digital Review

The Pre Box S2 Digital is part of the S2 line of micro-component products from Austrian manufacturers Pro-Ject Audio and it positioned under their Box Design brand. This is a super tiny DAC/Amp price at 349EUR...
QP2R
8.6Our Score

Questyle QP2R Review

Disclaimer: The Questyle QP2R was sent to us a loan sample from SCV Distribution and will be returned to them after this review. Many thanks for providing us with the opportunity to review. Questyle was a comp...
AP60
8.1Our Score

Hidizs AP60 II Review

The AP60 II is a second generation entry-level media player from Hong Kong-based manufacturer, Hidizs. It replaces the original AP60, a DAP we reviewed back in May 2017. You can find the full review here. In o...
DH1000
8.2Our Score

Hidizs DH1000 Review

I took a listen to the last DAP by Hidizs not too long ago, I enjoyed it well enough. Recently, they'd sent me a new DAC called the DH1000, which is equipped for use with Android, iOS, MAC and PC's. I'm hoping...
Explorer
8.2Our Score

Echobox Explorer Review

What seems like forever ago, in Hi-Fi years, Echobox lit up Indiegogo with their campaign for a new, interesting looking portable music player called the Explorer. The final product only just recently arrived ...
X3 Mark III
8.4Our Score

FiiO X3 Mark III Review

The launch of the $199.99 X3 Mark III from FiiO in the last quarter of 2017 continues the Infinity Sound theme of products initially revealed to the public that summer. Alongside the X7 Mark II, FiiO F5 and F9...
N5ii

Cayin N5ii Review

The N5ii digital media player is the 3rd generation of the N-Series DAPs from Chinese manufacturers, Cayin. Headfonics has covered each of this series DAP in some detail right back to the original N6 which we r...
AR-M2

Acoustic Research AR-M2 Review

I first got the chance to hear the sleek beautiful Acoustic Research AR-M2 during the Headroom Show in London. I remember passing it by initially thinking I haven’t ever heard of that company before perhaps I w...
C10

Colorfly C10 Review

The Colorfly C10 digital media player has been out for a while actually so this review is not about a new product launch. In fact, the whole process of this DAP ending up in my hands was more of a perchance si...

iEAST Stream Pro Review

I'm having a bit of a case of Deja Vu here. Audiocast and iEAST had sent me a package containing two audio steamers which included a budget model and a more expensive one that I will be reviewing today. Streame...
idap-6

Cayin iDAP-6 Review

The Cayin iDAP-6 is priced at $799 and is the last in the trilogy of their 'i-series' desktop components primarily targeted for headphone users. I say last because shooting for a stack of four components, smal...
R6

HiBy Music R6 Review

Disclaimer: The HiBy Music R6 sent to us uses the domestic market firmware. Some features that will be in the international version are missing on this unit at the time of review. As such we will revisit this r...
Speakertec

Speakertec Kitty Review

Speakertec is a brand new company, at least in terms of audiophile years and timescale, that is based out of Berkshire, England. Not too long ago, their CEO had sent me a really interesting portable DAC/AMP. N...