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HifiMan Electronics HM-700 DAC with RE-400b Balanced In-Ear Headphones (Black) Reviews

lin0003

Fantastic Sounding Combination

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Pros: Excellent Pairing, Size, Balanced, Accessories & Packaging

Cons: Adapter, Jack Position, Current UI

First I’d like to thank HiFiMAN for sending me their new HM-700 DAP and RE-400B (balanced version of the RE-400) bundle for me to review. I have always wondered about the balanced players that HiFiMAN offers and what they do to balanced IEMs. From what I hear, the RE-400B is a very nice match with the HM-700 in balanced mode.     Now, if you are around on Head-Fi often, you probably know about HiFiMAN by now. For those who are unfamiliar with HiFiMAN, they are a company founded by Dr. Fang Bian in 2007. I haven’t had any experience before this about their DAPs and IEMs, but I really do like their planar magnetic headphones, especially the HE-6 and HE-500. I’m gonna be...
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TheGame21x

Great Sound Quality but Let Down by its Archaic UI and Audible Hiss

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Pros: Great sound quality, Bundled with the excellent RE-400, Enough power for difficult loads, Free CD-quality music included

Cons: Hiss prone, Archaic UI, No support for unprotected AAC,

  First, I’d like to thank the folks at HiFiMan for providing a sample of the HM-700 for review.   Anyone who knows HiFiMan knows they’re no stranger to portable audio players. They’re well known for their high end and very expensive HM-801, HM-601 and most recently, their HM-901 portable audio players, geared toward the most discerning audiophiles, with high quality DACs, and modular amplifier cards, in case the stock amplifier isn’t good enough. All of these players cost hundreds of dollars, with the highest end HM-901 costing some $1,000.   Enter the HM-700, a lower end audiophile player without some of the fancy bells and whistles of the higher end models but...
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