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Review: The Hidizs AP60 – Body

Hisidzs AP60 SoundThe Hidizs AP60 most of all is musical and the sound comes delivered with bigger body from bass to treble. Its sound stage isn’t small but it certainly isn’t the widest either and you do get a more concentrated sound. This isn’t the most airy or spacious sounding player and that of course contributes to the more concentrated perception as well. The detail level is OK – certainly for this price level – but if you’re used to any high end players then you’ll feel like you’re...

NiceHCK DIY PK2

NiceHCK DIY PK2Product Page: www.aliexpress.com/item/2017-New-NICEHCK-DIY-PK2-Earbud-In-Ear-Earphone-Earbud-Flat-Head-Plug-Earplugs-Headset-Free/32801437048.htmlPrice: $19.90 - 21.90**Disclaimer** - I received a sample of the Yincrow X6 for the purpose of this review.*Specifications*: - Impedance: 16Ω - Sensitivity: 106dB/mW- Frequency range: 10-22000Hz - Plug: 3.5mm - Cable Length: 1.2m±5cm - Weight: 15g*Packaging/Contents*The NiceHCK DIY PK2 does come with a nice little case an a...

FiiO's $25 headphone gets it right between the ears

Enlarge ImageThe FiiO F3 headphones. FiiO I review a lot of high-end, expensive audio on this blog, but I take pride in covering truly affordable products as well. Take today's subject, the $25/£30 FiiO F3 in-ear headphones. FiiO makes terrific affordable high-resolution portable music players, but I've also been charmed by its in-ear headphones, like the EX1. At $60 it's one of the best...

The AM2A By FiiO

The AM2A By FiiOTonality9Build8Matchability9Value For Money82017-05-128.5Our ScoreTo the best of my knowledge, the AM2A represents the final amp module for the current iteration of the X7 by FiiO and it is more of a response to a market development or DIY modification of the original AM1 than an outright pre-determined road-map release.FiiO has used the “a” product code before to denote the use of a specific set of chips or a stylistic tonal signature with the launch of the E12a back in 2014...