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The Big Bad Bear Deep In Hibernation - A Review of the FiiO X5 3rd Gen

~::I originally published this review on The Headphone List. Now I wish to share it with my Head-Fi fellows::~::Disclaimer::FiiO did everything in its power to keep me out of this review tour. I signed up for it, waited months, and in secret they started gathering confirmations. I nearly missed out. Luckily, my spycraft is honed to a razor’s edge and I slipped in against their best efforts.My time with the X5 3rd Gen was allotted on the condition I share my impressions openly and honestly,...

Fiio X1ii DAP

The Fiio X1ii is a personal music player that costs just £99 but has great specs. Janine Elliot has a play.I love reviewing personal stereo, and it shows how times have changed in the last 30 years. As someone working their way into the older generation I can see we have become more insular, as the days of sharing our music and talking face to face seems to disappear seamlessly into a world of private listening, private viewing, and ‘talking’ to others via texts or Facebook. Even the latest...

Best Portable FLAC Player FiiO Lossless Music Player Reviews

When you type portable FLAC player into Google search box, you will get list of results in which Fiio FLAC lossless music player always catches your eyes. Gaining various positive reviews and great sales performance for its great compatability with lossless FLAC WAV ALAC APE and lossy AAC MP3 AMR OGG etc music format, FiiO FLAC player outstrips other portable FLAC music players from Sony, Astell & Kern, iRiver, etc on Amazon or Ebay. If you want to choose a portable FLAC music player from...

FiiO i1 Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Adapter

Not to deny FiiO their own identity, but one of the things we like most about their products is how much they remind us of Apple’s design - simple, elegant, and clean. Most of their gear comes in sleek black aluminum housings. Their portable audio players fill the gap left by the now-discontinued iPod classic, but with more features and more powerful output. Their portable amplifiers can drive a wide range of headphones, and are priced low enough for those just starting their audiophile...