I started out saying that I really liked the XD05 but couldn’t recommend the 05BL and now must change that statement to “while I can’t recommend the original 05BL, the Pro is well worth the spend and gives an already versatile device yet another input option”.
If you do not search for reference neutral sound source that sure can be too flat or boring for a lot of audio enthusiast, I think the Zerda can really give extra fun to your audio gear without affecting negatively it’s resolution.
In today Bluetooth DAC-AMP market there plenty of offering in 100$ price range, but not a lot of choice in 50$ price range for audiophile searching a capable ultra portable Bluetooth sound solution at very budget price.
With Hifiman, we can always hope for supreme budget audiophile sound, because once they patent new audio drivers, it will most likely be use in their budget line up one day or another. The Hifiman HE400 planar headphones is the best example. But what about earphones?
ALPHA & DELTA is an earphones company from Singapore, mostly know for budget oriented earphones that offer tremendous sound value performance like their D6 and KS3 models that both use excellent micro dynamic drivers.
The XQ50 is being marketed by Xduoo as a bluetooth receiver for upgrading older gear to be Bluetooth ready, but it has a hidden talent as well that may make it more interesting to many in a different capacity.