Meet The HiBy W5 !!! After a year of product development and planning, HiBy W5 is landing on Kickstarter on March 5th 8:00 am (EST) / 5:00 am (PST). HiBy has just announced a new Bluetooth Receiver with their own CODEC that will receive 1200 kbps audio from an Android Phone/Device with the HiBy Player App. (LDAC is 990 kbps, max) Will it sound better? Specs say it should. Time will tell. https://www.hibymusic.net/ The Most Powerful Audio Codec HiBy W5 features the game-changing UAT, an audio coding technology with up to 192kHz sampling frequency or up to 1.2Mbps bit rate, it outperformed all the HiFi Amplifiers on the planet. Wide Compatibility HiBy W5 is able to reproduce major Bluetooth transmission format including UAT, LDAC, apt-X, apt-X HD, apt-X LL, SBC and AAC, plus compatibility across iOS, Android, Mac and Windows. Futuristic Spaceship Design Embracing new technology inside and outside, HiBy W5 tiptoes in the futuristic spaceship design, symbolising the bold and innovative guiding philosophy of HiBy. Aesthetic Appeal A sleek design in a stainless steel housing, together with a pocket-clip, allows you to enjoy the Hi-Res audio anywhere. Cutting-edge Chipset The HiBy W5 is designed to maximize your audio experience, it embedded with the powerful ES9218P independent audio decoding chip, combined with the CSR8675 Bluetooth 5.0 chip, which is made for Hi-Res sound quality with total wireless freedom. IP67 Waterproof HiBy W5 is IP67 certified which is resistant to water and dust, it means you can dive deep to the audiophile world rain or shine. Clearer Music and Voice Integrated with 8th generation Clear Voice Capture algorithms, HiBy W5 guarantees you have a clear conversation by reducing the acoustic echo. With a single click, you can switch between listening and phone answering. Superb Battery Life HiBy W5 is created for Hi-Fi music binge in a wireless setup. With its built-in battery plus the powerful battery case which can give W5 fully charges five times, it offers up to 20-hour playtime. (About 5 hrs for each individual charge, per HiBy) Easyflex Operation With HiBy music APP remote control, you can review W5 sampling frequency, Bluetooth format, battery status, volume level, and firmware upgrade or adjust the EQ. Sign Up to Get Notified & Exclusive Discount Upon Launch! https://www.hibymusic.net/ Output Power Level HiBy lab test summary shows that W5 can deliver an output amplitude of 1.6Vrms/32Ω load, plus an output power of80+80mW. This makes audio quality much better than other competitors. With THD level of less than -104dB, W5 offers you a lifelike and theater like surrounding sound quality. Comment: Plenty of Power for IEMS and many headphones; but may not be enough for inefficient, high impedance full size headphones.