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  1. twister6 replied to the thread AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player.

    Less noise, better separation/isolation of left and right channels, and true balanced architecture since they are implementing 2.5mm...

    Oct 22, 2019 at 7:56 AM
  2. twister6 replied to the thread iBasso DX160 - The listening experience only gets better and better.

    If hardware supports MQA decoding, it should work with Tidal as well (based on what I read). I only have access to MQA files which I...

    Oct 21, 2019 at 8:44 PM
  3. twister6 replied to the thread iBasso DX160 - The listening experience only gets better and better.

    Sorry, I don't have Tidal subscription. Just happens to be in a middle of SP2000 review and A&K unit came straight from one of the audio...

    Oct 20, 2019 at 4:39 PM
  4. twister6 replied to the thread iBasso DX160 - The listening experience only gets better and better.

    Nobody talks about DX160 MQA support ;) I just tested a handful of MQA FLAC files, and confirmed that DX160 supports full MQA unfolding...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  5. twister6 replied to the thread Astell&Kern new flagship A&Ultima SP2000.

    When it comes to TOTL IEMs, the biggest difference to my ears is in the sound signature and the tonality, that's usually #1 deciding...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 8:57 PM
  6. twister6 replied to the thread Astell&Kern new flagship A&Ultima SP2000.

    When it comes to pricing, regardless if it's A&K or another manufacturer, they are not going to release a new flagship at a lower price...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 8:45 PM
  7. twister6 replied to the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout Thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    I prefer shorter rcx/2pin adapters for cables with angled 2pin connectors, otherwise cable sticks out with other connectors. For...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 8:28 PM
  8. twister6 replied to the thread Astell&Kern new flagship A&Ultima SP2000.

    I have to actually agree in a way about TOTL DAPs, but not about TOTL IEMs since those have a bigger gap ;) 2-3 years ago the...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 11:56 AM
  9. twister6 replied to the thread iBasso DX160 - The listening experience only gets better and better.

    Just played both, the same pair of iems, volume matched, the same track, using their native apps - DX160 soundstage is wider.

    Oct 19, 2019 at 11:19 AM
  10. twister6 attached a file to the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout Thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    From my review, either use short rcx to 2pin adapter, though works better with an angled 2pin connector housing: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

    firaudio_m5-2-21.jpg firaudio_m5-2-22.jpg firaudio_m5-2-23.jpg firaudio_m5-2-24.jpg fir_audio_m5-19.jpg fir_audio_m5-20.jpg Oct 19, 2019 at 11:10 AM
  11. twister6 replied to the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout Thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    Wonder if you are sensitive to bass impact and prefer more neutral bass quantity? With the pair (M5) I reviewed, listening with foam...

    Oct 19, 2019 at 9:15 AM
  12. twister6 replied to the thread AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player.

    *facepalm* please, google the meaning of frequency response and sampling rate. Those are two different and completely unrelated...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 8:08 PM
  13. twister6 replied to the thread iBasso DX160 - The listening experience only gets better and better.

    DX160 is still on my list to review soon, and I will compare it to M11 in more details when I get there. But, for example, in my R5...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 4:45 PM
  14. twister6 replied to the thread The Official 64 Audio Thread | apex & tia Technologies.

    And there are other random people leaving comments after my reviews, with some saying they can't tell a difference between their...

    Oct 18, 2019 at 4:33 PM
  15. twister6 replied to the thread The Official 64 Audio Thread | apex & tia Technologies.

    All here, covered in comparison ;)

    Oct 18, 2019 at 11:09 AM