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    FiiO FH5 - Quad Driver Hybrid In-Ear Monitors || Knowles Balanced Armature Drivers

    Me too. I have F9+X5iii and looking for something to pair with my X7ii. How much better will these pair with x7ii compared with F9 or FH1? Big upgrade?
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    FiiO FH5 - Quad Driver Hybrid In-Ear Monitors || Knowles Balanced Armature Drivers

    Has Fiio moved away from Balanced or is there an optional extra cost cable to keep initial cost lower?
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    FiiO FH5 - Quad Driver Hybrid In-Ear Monitors || Knowles Balanced Armature Drivers

    I have x5iii & F9 and wonder if the FH5 would pair well with my x7ii?
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    Fiio X5 3rd gen || 2x AKM 4490 || Balanced Out || DSD || DXD | DTS | Android || Dual Card Slot

    Personally, I'm a happy basic user and agree that @FiiO probably are looking to their next DAP releases, but I'd still like better sorting and ReplayGain on the X5iii & x7ii. I think both of these fixes should be perfectly achievable and any code could be transferable across their current &...
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    FiiO FH1-1 Dynamic + 1 Balanced Armature dual drivers Hi-Res Audio certified

    Thought I had. Nice to know you think it good value - I was not so sure twice the price of Pro for an extra BA. But, ...
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    FiiO FH1-1 Dynamic + 1 Balanced Armature dual drivers Hi-Res Audio certified

    Maybe if Fiio released more mature products then they could attract a retailer like Richer Sounds with quite a few branches. But, their rapid release strategy might prevent this & so only boutique outlets get involved?
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    FiiO FH1-1 Dynamic + 1 Balanced Armature dual drivers Hi-Res Audio certified

    Isn't it illegal for a supplier to dictate the retail price in the UK? As in other sectors, it seems that UK retailers accept the suggested US price & switch $ to £ but then some do offer discount codes & promotional offers like "Easter15". But, in a niche market like this, I can see why...
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    FiiO F9, F9Pro-Detachable MMCX connector,Hi-Res Audio Certified,2.5mm TRRS/3.5mm audio cable

    Why go "Pro" when F9 (non-Pro) are less expensive & also sound great?
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    Fiio X5 3rd gen || 2x AKM 4490 || Balanced Out || DSD || DXD | DTS | Android || Dual Card Slot

    Totally agree. FW should be top priority, but getting that right will not exactly make great headlines (unfortunately). Yes, my x7ii is much less laggy than my x5iii but is still not lag free.
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    FiiO FH1-1 Dynamic + 1 Balanced Armature dual drivers Hi-Res Audio certified

    I fancy blue too but I think I'll wait until at least Easter. Hopefully, by then there will be plenty of the fault-free batches available & maybe a special holiday promotion in the UK?
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    Fiio X5 3rd gen || 2x AKM 4490 || Balanced Out || DSD || DXD | DTS | Android || Dual Card Slot

    OK, then why not have the X9 designed to read ever greater frequencies & bit rates & output signals way beyond even the 40Khz that Fiio iems reproduce (as only 2 times normal hearing)? That way, we focus only on sound so improving the sensitivity & resolution of the screen won't matter because...
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    Fiio X5 3rd gen || 2x AKM 4490 || Balanced Out || DSD || DXD | DTS | Android || Dual Card Slot

    You do raise an interesting point. And, I do wonder what the cost penalty (price hike) would be if Fiio were to offer a device with the power & screen to run high quality (4K) music videos easily from 128GB of internal memory (& keep both SD slots, of course) - great for travelling. And, if...
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    Fiio X5 3rd gen || 2x AKM 4490 || Balanced Out || DSD || DXD | DTS | Android || Dual Card Slot

    Hopefully, a company that values its customers & strives to offer decent products will not ignore you or give you the run around. Have you contacted your local seller for advice too? BTW @FiiO are not on vacation until 15th so you might get some news sooner. Good luck.
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