Nov 25, 2020 at 4:26 AM
It has been a while since Cayin conducts review tour on our new products. Given the lack of audio shows in 2020, we decide to run anN3Pro tour in order to collect first-hand experience and constructive feedback from experienced users and connect with as many HeadFier as possible.
- Dual AK4493 DAC
- Fully balanced design with 4.4mm and 3.5mm phone out
- Powerful 800mW@32Ω Balanced Headphone output
- Tube and Solid Dual Timbre (3.5mm single-ended phone output only)
- Triode and Ultra-linear Mode (3.5mm Tube phone output only)
- 2 line out, 2 digital out, USB DAC
- Hi-Res Wireless DAC
- 8x MQA decoder
- 25 November 2020: Tour Application Starts
- 4 December 2020: Tour Application Ended
- 7 December 2020: Tour Reviewers announced and start to collect mailing addresses.
- 10 December 2020: Tour Sample will be sent to reviewers
please reply to this thread and provide the following information:
- The city and country you are located.
- Audio equipment that you will be used in your N3Pro audition
- Reviews on Personal Audio products you have published in Headfi forum or elsewhere. We'll check your HeadGear reviews under your forum profile, if you have published reviews on other media/platform or produce video review on Youtube, please provide additional information for our reference.
- Please describe your regular portable setup
- Other audio equipment (DAP, IEM, headphones, ....) that you will involved in this tour.
- We shall group reviewers according to geographical locations.
- We shall send a N3Pro Tour review package to first reviewer on each group.
- Each tour reviewer is responsible for paying the shipping costs to the next tour reviewer, you can use ground mail to reduce the cost but please use trackable mailing service with signature required.
- The last reviewer in the group is responsible to ship the combo to a designated address to conclude the tour. If the return address requires international shipping, Cayin will cover the mailing cost incurred.
- Cayin will cover the import tax to the first reviewer. Please help us to control our tax expenditure whenever possible. Other import tax expenditures will subject to discussion within tour group.
- If we have more than one Head-Fiers from the same metropolitan area/city joining the tour, we encourage them to pass the equipment in person to reduce shipping cost and mailing time, and share the final logistic cost.
Terms and instruction
- The first reviewer of each group can keep the Tour sample for not more than 14 days, and reviewers after that can keep the Tour sample for not more than 10 days, please plan your audition and be prepared to ship/pass the package on the 14th or 10th day of your audition period.
- By signing up to the tour, you are agreed to post a formal review and/or some form of impressions within 14 days after your audition period, and Cayin Audio can use your review for sales and marketing purposes.
- We are particularly interested with the associated electronics you used during the review, and is most appreciated if you can include photo of N3Pro with associated IEMs and headphones in your writing.
- Cayin Audio reserve the right on the selection, grouping and scheduling of reviewers in this tour.
You have complete freedom to write up your sharing or impression as long as it represents your true feeling and opinions toward the product. Please state in your review that the Cayin N3Pro is a free loan unit from Cayin, and you shall pass the unit to next reviewer or return the unit to Cayin at the end of your review period.
I shall start a group PM to reviewers in the same group, and we can keep each other updated in the PM. Please do not post your impression in this thread because no one will read this thread after we finalized our tour reviewers. We want your reviews to be read by as many current or potential users of N3Pro as possible, so please share your open-box photo/video or short impression in the N3Pro official discussion thread , and post your final review on HeadGear section of HeadFi forum. You are welcome to share your photo/review/impression to any social media or local Personal Audio forum/blog/magazine etc. but please keep us informed by providing the link of your writing in the N3Pro thread.