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  1. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    I don‘t know about you, but my AP80 heats up a LOT when charged at even 2a. I would be willing to bet that over time, slower charging would increase total battery cycle life by at least ~60%. As for the comments about phones, I have an Axon 7 with good audio quality, but it still doesn’t beat...
  2. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    The battery circuitry reduces current flow. The source provides the current flow. The charger providing 2400mah would charge the 800mah battery in 20 minutes if not for the resistor. The resistor is linear, as higher and lower power chargers still cause a difference in the rate of charge...
  3. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    Batteries are not a load when it isn't charging. Earlier I believe you were suggesting that you can't charge an 800mah battery off a 800mah source because it wouldn't charge. The circuitry of the device can't possibly drain that much because the AP80 does Not have a battery life of one hour...
  4. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BEST Sub-100$ BUDGET EARPHONES - Chi-fi, Obscure brands and impressions sharing-REFERENCE LIST

    I've been using the semkarch CNT 1 for many weeks now, and it's quite good. (cable absolute horse manure) Certainly improvement over the DT6. However I ordered a Pair of Blon bl 03 for a friend as I heard they were similar to the CNT 1. Immediately after listening to them for only about 5 songs...
  5. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    Obscure Chinese DAPs

    https://www.head-fi.org/threads/ap80-hidizs-next-portable-hi-res-music-player.878141/page-12#post-14434305 https://www.head-fi.org/threads/ap80-hidizs-next-portable-hi-res-music-player.878141/page-12#post-14434331...
  6. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    Obscure Chinese DAPs

    To answer the guy before who was asking about AP80 vs m0, the perception I have gotten from everyone who has compared them both has said that the AP80 has a noticeable or even much higher sound quality than the m0.
  7. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BEST Sub-100$ BUDGET EARPHONES - Chi-fi, Obscure brands and impressions sharing-REFERENCE LIST

    I've been using the DT6 for maybe 6 months, and love them, but love them even more now that I realised that they severely benefit from EQ. After listening to a sine sweep 20-20,000, I put +1db on 2khz, -5db on 4khz +1db on 8khz It sounds far far closer to flat now. after doing it I don't even...
  8. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BEST Sub-100$ BUDGET EARPHONES - Chi-fi, Obscure brands and impressions sharing-REFERENCE LIST

    Hi, I'm looking at the CNT as a general upgrade from the DT6 and perhaps a good iem to use at the gym. How much sound do they naturally block out? I'm also considering the TRN BT20S or TRN BT3S, or Fiio RC-BT cables to add onto the CNT, particularly the first because it has ANC. I'm always...
  9. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BQEYZ Z3 BLUETOOTH CABLE

    Hi, thanks for the heads up. Would you recommend the fiio cable? The TRN BT20S cable looks like a good option too.
  10. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BEST Sub-100$ BUDGET EARPHONES - Chi-fi, Obscure brands and impressions sharing-REFERENCE LIST

    I had the V80 for a long time, and the cca c10 was a clear upgrade from it in every way, soundstage, bass, treble especially, the V80 completely lacked detail and were hot trash. The DT6 was again a clear upgrade from the cca c10. in my opinion of course. Im very happy with my AP80 and DT6 with...
  11. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    Obscure Chinese DAPs

    I'm a big fan of the AP80, and everyone who ive seen who has it and any of the others on your list says the sq of the AP80 is better. MSEB allows you to customise the sound a ton, great feature. they also finally released the FW to fix the hissing problem with dsd files it use to have. Ive had...
  12. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    My second AP80 that I'm gifting to a friend arrived. Its a slightly nicer device to operate, and the volume wheel is SOLID compared to my kickstarter generation silver one. (which is ok mind you) Really I dont think i ever listen to DSD either, but since I have one brand new, and one antique...
  13. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    I just bought another AP80 as a gift, even as it is, it's really good, but a firmware update would be fantastic...
  14. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BEST Sub-100$ BUDGET EARPHONES - Chi-fi, Obscure brands and impressions sharing-REFERENCE LIST

    Don't get the V80. DT6>C10>V80 There is a big big step between each of these.
  15. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BEST Sub-100$ BUDGET EARPHONES - Chi-fi, Obscure brands and impressions sharing-REFERENCE LIST

    I have had the C10 for a couple months and liked it, much better than the TRN V80, but recently got the DT6 and wow, the highs remind me of my Somic V4 which I have a lot of good memories of. Except, the DT6 is just better in every way. An absolute must buy if you listen to classical music in...
  16. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    Chinese / Asian Brand Info Thread (On or Over Ear Headphones)

    thinksound On2 still the best budget, or at least very good value purchase? , overall would my money be better spent on a Kanas Pro or the On2? This is probably a longshot. I realy enjoy a neutral sound signature with soundstage and detail being my two priorities.
  17. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    I can connect my ap80 to my Mi Pad 4 over Bluetooth and it runs android 8. Haven't tried Ldac though. I'm really enjoying my AP80.
  18. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    Obscure Chinese DAPs

    The Hidizs AP80 is a good compeditor to the Shanling M0 at a similar price. I love mine.
  19. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    Obscure Chinese DAPs

    I had a good time with the Benjie K3. I've since moved to the much more expensive Hidizs AP80
  20. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    Everyone seems to love the CCA C10, best value.
  21. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BEST Sub-100$ BUDGET EARPHONES - Chi-fi, Obscure brands and impressions sharing-REFERENCE LIST

    I hadn't seen the DT6. I've had very bad experiences with the EN900 (hot trash) but I might try S3nf r again. Which would you say has better value overall, and a bigger soundstage? Which is warmer? I know the overall value question is hard to answer. Thanks!
  22. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    BEST Sub-100$ BUDGET EARPHONES - Chi-fi, Obscure brands and impressions sharing-REFERENCE LIST

    Hi, sorry to be that guy, but can anyone compare the TRN v80 (which I have), TRN IM1, and CCA C10? I'm looking for a neutral+natural sound signature with a big soundstage, all round value and detail.
  23. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    I must say that I'm very happy with almost everything about my unit. I hope others are too, and that those who don't have theirs get them soon.
  24. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    I get virtually no lag at all even at 24/41
  25. GuywhoLikesHIFI

    AP80 - Hidizs next portable Hi-Res music player

    I think the build quality is good, and with a case it won't break Unless something really bad happens. battery life is really good, I haven't measured it fully yet, will do that soon
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