Whizzer Kylin HE01 is a single DD IEM with an unusual design and price set at 79,99 USD.
Craft Ears is a polish company that makes hand-made IEMs. Four is their middle model, and the custom version you'll meet in this review costs 580 euros.
SMSL SH-9 is a balanced headphone amplifier based on the THX888 chip. It provides 3W through the balanced output and costs 289$.
Even though the Kinera Odin isn't a new release, it is still an exciting offering, with 8 balanced-armature drivers per side with the price set at $799. Let's see how do they perform in 2021.
Hifiman RE400 is an earphone powered by a single dynamic driver, and it is the lower model of the "Waterline" series. It is priced at 79USD.
I’m active on Facebook groups for years, and the question in the title is posted quite often. In this article (which isn’t obviously a review), I’ll try to help you choose the best possible option. At first, a few words…
ddHiFi TC44B is a fully balanced DAC/Amp based on a dual CS43131 chip with USB-C and two headphones outputs. That pleasure costs $89.
The xDuoo XD-05 Plus is a mobile DAC/Amp that can work separately as each option and provides 1W of pure power through the headphone output. It is priced at 289$.
The SMSL SU-9 is a balanced DAC that decodes MQA, and it is based on the Sabre ESS9038 Pro chip. You can get one for $399.
FiiO BTA30 is a DAC with a Bluetooth transmitter and receiver, based on an AK4490 chip. It is priced at 89,99USD.