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A solid offering by Brainwavz. Bassheads need apply!

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Pros: Nice non offending sound signature for its intended market, good bunch of accessories, fantastic cable.

Cons: Mids need a bit more finesse, treble too.

Review for the Brainwavz S5.   Firstly a big thanks to Audrey and Brainwavz for providing me the S5 for review. I am not affiliated or been financially compensated for the review except the earphones.   I was contacted by Audrey to review these and received a package very quickly after our communication on Headfi. The package was very simple but smart and had all the accessories and even a set of Complys which is a great inclusion. The hard case is a nice touch too as it provides someplace to tuck these away and the flat cable ensure they stay untangled.   These retail at $100 and the accessories and the build quality would rate it much higher. The expectations of an...
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Fiio joins the big league.

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Pros: Capacity, power, battery life and sound quality.

Cons: Could use a better wheel. Interface needs a bit more tuning.

Hello everyone, My late review of the X5 due to PC issues.     Headphones used: AD900X, MDR-F1, HD25-ii, JVC SZ2000, Fischer FA-011, JH16 and FXZ200.     To start with, no pictures since they were all lost along with the review so I will keep it short and sweet.     To begin with, the player feels sold and well built compared to the X3 and should be able to hold its own against the rest of the DAP bunch.   The buttons feel well built and nice to the touch although the wheel could use a more rigid gearing compared to the one it has now as it feels too loose at times.     Moving on to the display, the display seems nice and clear...
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