Radsone EarStudio ES100
Jan 28, 2020 at 2:20 AM Post #5,941 of 6,466

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The more I listen to the BTR5 (LDAC 660, UAPP, Tidal HiFi) I appreciate its SQ more and more. Now I think that it slightly surpasses the ES100's SQ especially for clearer highs and better stage(?).

Note: anyway the SQ difference between the two (A/B test) is very small. I can say that either is the right choice.:beyersmile:
 
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The more I listen to the BTR5 (LDAC 660, UAPP, Tidal HiFi) I appreciate its SQ more and more. Now I think that it slightly surpasses the ES100's SQ especially for clearer highs and better stage(?).

Note: anyway the SQ difference between the two (A/B test) is very small. I can say that either is the right choice.:beyersmile:

I bought this es100 and also the new fiio btr5. I love how both sounds I would say it's a draw overall.
Interesting. I plugged my IMR R1 into the balanced output of my ES100 the other day and was a bit disappointed to be honest. Cymbals lacked texture, and I am increasingly disturbed by how soft and veiled it sounds overall, even if I’m not an analytical listener. My V30 is really in another league. I remember auditioning Shanling’s up2 and finding it congested and bloaty and not an improvement on the ES100 at all. But I was hoping the newest generation of BT receivers would bring substantial upgrades.

I am eager to find out how the Qudelix unit performs, and in the meantime I should get my Nuraloop - now there’s a promising wireless prospect.
 
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I plugged my IMR R1 into the balanced output of my ES100 the other day and was a bit disappointed to be honest. Cymbals lacked texture, and I am increasingly disturbed by how soft and veiled it sounds overall, even if I’m not an analytical listener.
Try these settings, you won't believe how ES100 sounds :)
Stock settings are just horrible.

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Interesting. I plugged my IMR R1 into the balanced output of my ES100 the other day and was a bit disappointed to be honest. Cymbals lacked texture, and I am increasingly disturbed by how soft and veiled it sounds overall, even if I’m not an analytical listener. My V30 is really in another league. I remember auditioning Shanling’s up2 and finding it congested and bloaty and not an improvement on the ES100 at all. But I was hoping the newest generation of BT receivers would bring substantial upgrades.

I am eager to find out how the Qudelix unit performs, and in the meantime I should get my Nuraloop - now there’s a promising wireless prospect.

Waiting for the Qudelix-5k. It looks pretty badass. But it didn't deliver on time, and the BTR5 seems to be a big improvement. Turned out the BTR5 is indeed well-designed. If you consider the build quality, design and features overall, the BTR5 is a big win and worth every penny. ES100 mk2 seems too plasticky and cheap in comparison.
 
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[CanJam NY 2020 Invitation Event]

We are excited to announce that Earstudio is participating in CanJam NY 2020. You will meet the new HUD100, Hi-Fi USB DAC along with our flagship ES100MK2 and HE100.

We want to invite our beloved Earstudio fans to the show! Please fill out the form(https://forms.gle/iCcTGcb1M9odynrx5) and we will invite 10 first people.

- Deadline: ~2/2(SUN) 23:59 (PST)

 
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Please I need help with Car DAC Cable, What kind of cable I need to connect ES100 to my car AUX, and connect my earphones to ES100.


Thank you
Umm...what? Unsure what you are trying to daisy chain. Are you trying to listen to Radio audio through headphones in the car? If so, that doesn't work lol
 
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Umm...what? Unsure what you are trying to daisy chain. Are you trying to listen to Radio audio through headphones in the car? If so, that doesn't work lol

Phase 1. Collect ES100
Phase 2. ?
Phase 3. Profit

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Umm...what? Unsure what you are trying to daisy chain. Are you trying to listen to Radio audio through headphones in the car? If so, that doesn't work lol

Sorry maybe I completely misunderstand the concept of
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Works as Preamplifier in vehicles
3.5mm output to car AUX
CAR MODE support(auto power on/off)
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Sorry maybe I completely misunderstand the concept of
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Works as Preamplifier in vehicles
3.5mm output to car AUX
CAR MODE support(auto power on/off)
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batch_mk2_main(6).webp

So basically using it as a Bluetooth receiver, right?

Streaming Bluetooth from phone —> ES100 —> 3.5mm AUX —> Car stereo
 

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