Features ESS ES9038 PRO DAC chip, MQA decoding with USB, coaxial, optical, and AES inputs Get bit-perfect audio playback without distortion or jitter. The XMOS 16-core XU216 microcontroller converts the highest quality digital files to analog voltage without the timing deviations that cause...
  2. Edifier NeoBuds Pro Hi-Res LDAC LHDC ANC TWS

    Edifier NeoBuds Pro Hi-Res LDAC LHDC ANC TWS

  3. Setmagic

    Zishan Z4 - DAP with Dual DAC ES9038Q2M | Dual AMP OPA1622 | USB 32-bit + DSD | Bluetooth LDAC 24-bit | Balanced 2,5/4,4 | LO/PO 3,5mm

    Specification and pictures here - Head-Fi product page Reviews: Syncaine professional review - article in Russian (text, pictures and video - you can translate using Google for example) Countryboyhk impressions - post in Head-Fi forum with photos Fe Lix Ramearez impressions - screenshot from...
  4. Astell&Kern A&futura SE180

    Astell&Kern A&futura SE180

    Astell & Kern A&Futura SE180 Modular DAP Interchangeable All-in-One Module Next Generation AMP Technology TERATON ALPHA LDAC aptX-HD Full HD Display MQA BT Sink New Navigation Bar 4.4mm and 3.5mm (SEM1 and SEM2)
  5. dodap

    Tablet with LDAC or LHDC support

    Finally I want to try to go wireless. At least partly. I do not want to have another Bluetooth headphone (I have some on ear and IEMs) but this time I want to try a Bluetooth receiver to feed my wired IEMs or over ear phones. My favourite so far is the Shanling UP4 as it has a dedicated volume...
  6. Sony NW-A55 DAP

    Sony NW-A55 DAP

    ”Sony improves last year’s Award-winning budget Walkman”. ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2020 award-winner. High Resolution sound – the reference standard music replay The highest quality sound, pure and simple, High Resolution Audio takes music to the next level. The difference between Hi-Res music and typical...
  7. Qudelix 5K Reference DAC AMP

    Qudelix 5K Reference DAC AMP

    Qudelix-5K Reference DAC/AMP Qualcomm QCC5124 Bluetooth System-on-Chip Dual ES9218P SABRE HiFi® DAC 3.5mm Unbalanced output max. 2.0V RMS 2.5mm Balanced output max. 4.0V RMS aptX Adaptive, LDAC, AAC, aptX-HD, aptX, SBC 6 ~ 20 hours Battery Time (500mA Battery) USB DAC 96KHz / 24-bit 10-band...
  8. H

    Android DAP with LDAC in USB DAC mode

    Are there any that can work as an LDAC transmitter whille in DAC mode for a computer? I am not interested in DAPs that cannot do both at the same time I am not interested in AAC or AptX or the pet dog It has to be running Android Thanks
  9. H

    Huge Problem

    So people spend hundreds and thousands on audio gear... We already have many LDAC capable bluetooth receivers. Fiio seems to be making a new one every other day... And yet there are no purpose built LDAC transmitters. Not a single one on the whole planet I got myself a Shanling M0 which...
  10. H

    LDAC DAP with charging control

    Hi, I am looking for a DAP from Fiio/Shanling/Hiby/Hidizs that satisfies all of the the below criteria: Transmits in LDAC Under $300 Has a USB DAC mode Has charging controls to set chargng limit, or disable charging completely without disabling USB DAC mode Please do not make a suggestion...
  11. Paul Sheridan

    Looking for a DAP for use with Sony WH-1000XM3's

    I am looking to get hold of a music player which can transmit either aptx hd or LDAC (or both!). I have been looking at Astell & Kern players as well as FiiO. (Are there any other makes out there i should be considering?) So far i have looked at FiiO M11 Pro, FiiO M15, and Astell & Kern SR25...
  12. Ithilstone

    Hifiman DEVA - Official Thread

    So DEVA was officially launched: Official Hifiman DEVA page Hifiman Store Here is my initial impression of Hifiman's new bluetooth baby - DEVA https://subjective.reviews/deva-first-contact/
  13. FiiO EH3 NC

    FiiO EH3 NC

    In recent years, wireless headphones have gradually become the most popular products in the market. Aside from TWS earbuds, the best choice would be over-ear wireless headphones, which are rich in functions and good in the audio performance. But among such a large variety of products, how to...
  14. Shanling Q1 - Portable Hi-Res music player

    Shanling Q1 - Portable Hi-Res music player

    Shanling Q1: Retro-Styled Portable Hi-Fi Music Player In the world of portable music players, it’s all about strict minimalist design on one side and opulent technical extravagancy on the other. And for past few years, Shanling Audio was setting some of these trends. Now it’s time to set a...
  15. N

    Is AAC worse on Android than iOS?

    Found this article interesting https://www.soundguys.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-bluetooth-headphones-aac-20296/ Anecdotally I have always found there to be something better about Bluetooth on iOS and this only really changed when I started using the Sony 1000 m2/m3s and LDAC with Tidal Hifi...


    We are pleased to announce our next generation custom bluetooth cables. Improved in every way over our original. Module details: Redesigned from the ground up Bluetooth 5.0 Complete codec support including SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX-LL, aptX-HD, and LDAC. Added USB DAC/AMP functionality. Up to 24...
  17. Jaysound

    Looking for good Bluetooth IEMs with connecting cord, aptX-HD and LDAC

    I practice tai chi (and occasionally play with kung fu forms as much as my aging body is able). I have two phones I alternate between, one supporting aptx-HD and the other supporting LDAC. I use Tidal Hi-Fi on both. After an insane amount of time spent on research a couple of years ago, I...
  18. droid23

    FiiO EH3 NC - Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

    FiiO will come out quite soon with their first approach on a full size wireless noise cancelling headphone. Since I personally am very interested in these cans because I'm in the market of buying my first wireless NC headphones, I did some research on them and this here is what I found so far...
  19. Shanling

    Four new Shanling products announced

    Today we announced four new products - new Android based portable player, new flagship earphones and two very interesting Bluetooth adapters. All information in one place at our website All these products will be released this fall. Pricing of ME700, UP4 and MW200 will be announced at later...
  20. Shanling

    Shanling MW200 Hi-Fi Bluetooth neckband adapter - BT 5.0 , AK4377A DAC/AMP, supports LDAC, LHDC, aptX HD, aptX LL

    Introducing Shanling MW200, Hi-Fi Bluetooth neckband adapter. Key specification - Dedicated DAC/AMP AKM AK4377A - Bluetooth 5.0 Qualcomm CSR8675 chip - Supports LDAC, HWA LHDC, aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, aptX, AAC and SBC codecs - Premium MMCX connectors - NFC pairing - Skin-friendly...
  21. BigZ12

    USB BT 5.0 dongle/device for PC with LDAC and or AptX HD?

    Didn't know where to post this, but it seems this group suited the most. (Mods,feel free to move it if it's wrong, but please don't move it to a forum where no one visit :) ) http://www.avantree.com/product-long-range-bluetooth-usb-audio-adapter-avantree-dg60-blk.html I have preordered the...
  22. Sony WH-1000XM3

    Sony WH-1000XM3

    "See what happens when it's just you and your music, with noise canceling that cuts more outside sound than ever before. And experience how smart headphones can be with advanced noise-canceling technology such as Adaptive Sound Control, and the convenience of smart features including Quick...
  23. H

    LDAC Transmitter...

    I have an ES100 that I latch on to my headphones But I want the best of its capabilities even for listening to all PC audio Should I get a Hiby R3 or Fiio M6 as an LDAC transmitter? To compare, quality, latency, among other things I don't actually want a DAP. In fact I don't take my music...
  24. Shanling

    Shanling M2x - TIDAL || Wi-Fi || Both-way LDAC BT & BT Transmitter || Advanced USB transport || FW 2.7

    Shanling M2X Reviews in post #2 Shanling M2X firmware updates in post #3 Soon it will be 1 year since we revealed Shanling M0. Flagship Shanling M5s was announced just 6 months ago. Now it’s time to fill the gap between them with a new mid-tier player. And what could be a better fit than third...
  25. sunshine83

    True Wireless Earphones with LDAC?

    Hi folks, I hope this is the right thread to ask this question. Does anyone of you know if there is any truely wireless earphones with LDAC support out there?