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The Oakcastle CD100 Portable CD Player with Bluetooth

The Oakcastle CD100 Portable CD Player with Bluetooth

Hi everyone, Today, I’ll present you the Oakcastle CD100 Portable CD Player. Yes, a CD Player, and this one has Bluetooth in it. As you may know, nowadays people use streaming services to listen to music, which includes services with lossless audio quality. However, some people also prefer to buy CDs and listen to them, as some may argue that CDs offer better quality than lossless streaming services. Others buy them to collect them. I’m one of the few who…

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Starting the 2021 year with new Audio Gear

Starting the 2021 year with new Audio Gear

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I wrote about how my 2020 was in terms of audio gear. Today, I’ll be talking about my initial purchases and what’s to come over the next few days and weeks. I’m always looking to try new digital audio players and DACs mainly, followed by some headphones, usually from KZ. This year, I’m starting it with new products from Hiby, Hidizs, and Fiio. Let’s see the products below. Hiby R2 The Hiby R2 is Hiby’s newest ultra-portable…

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My 2020 in Audio Gear

My 2020 in Audio Gear

Hi everyone, Last year was a great one when it came to acquiring new Audio Gear. In this post, I’ll talk about my acquisitions with a bit of overview for each product. Digital Audio Players In 2020, I got the FiiO M5, the Shanling Q1, the Hiby R3 Pro Saber, and the Hidizs AP80 Pro. These 4 companies do great products, so I went ahead and ordered their newest products. I had the Shanling Q1 already preordered on Kickstarter. FiiO…

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Announcing Audio MD5 Checker v0.9

Announcing Audio MD5 Checker v0.9

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Audio MD5 Checker v0.9: This release adds support for .aiff files. You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Support the project If you like this project, consider buying me a coffee! It will help me continue developing this and other awesome projects. Enjoy!

Announcing Audio MD5 Checker v0.8

Announcing Audio MD5 Checker v0.8

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Audio MD5 Checker v0.8: This release adds support for .ape files. You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Support the project If you like this project, consider buying me a coffee! It will help me continue developing this and other awesome projects. Enjoy!

SednaEarFit Xelastec Review

SednaEarFit Xelastec Review

Ever since I got my Hidizs MS4 IEM, I became a journey to try several ear tips, after I lost one of their “Bass” ear tips. This journey began with me trying some Chinese replacements tips, in particular, some called “Spiral ear tips”. They were good, but I still tried other tips, including the highly acclaimed Spinfits. Unfortunately, I wasn’t pleased with the Spinfits, as I found it degraded the sound to my likes. It was until I found the…

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Comparison of the sound of the different Hiby R3 models

Comparison of the sound of the different Hiby R3 models

Hi everyone, Today, I want to talk to you about the different sound signatures of the different Hiby R3 models. Hiby is a company that specializes in audio hardware and headphones. They have created Digital Audio Players, Bluetooth receivers, and headphones. They have also created a modified Android version for their Hiby R5 and R6 players while also having developed the HibyOS operating system that powers the Hiby R3. They also use a range of DACs in their products that…

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The Avantree DG80 USB Bluetooth Audio Transmitter

The Avantree DG80 USB Bluetooth Audio Transmitter

Hi everyone, Today, I’ll show you the Avantree DG80 Bluetooth USB Audio Transmitter: This is a Bluetooth adapter that works as a PC audio card. It transmits audio via Bluetooth using the SBC, FastStream, aptX, or aptX Low Latency codec, depending on which codecc your headphone or adapter supports. Having the aptX codec provides us with a better audio experience. The aptX Low Latency codec allows us to watch movies and videos without any audio delay. Most Bluetooth receivers today…

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Opus GUI v1.16 released

Opus GUI v1.16 released

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Opus GUI v1.16: This release adds a new text file called audioformats.txt. In this file, you can specify the file extensions that the GUI will process: You can add new extensions as long as ffmpeg supports it, and they will be processed only if ffmpeg is present. Otherwise, only WAV files will be processed. This version also has some bug fixes and improvements and updates the Google APIs to their latest version. You can…

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Audio MD5 Checker v0.7 released

Audio MD5 Checker v0.7 released

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Audio MD5 Checker v0.7: This version adds the ability to change the Frame Size by clicking on the new Set Frame Size link: Also, the Source Checksums and Frame Mistatches listbox are now resizable: You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Enjoy!