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The FiiO K1: An Introduction

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The FiiO K1: An Introduction

Do you need a DAC? Actually, the initial question should be ‘what is a DAC?’ because for those not in the know, these three letters can be the difference between dull, flat sound and inspirational audio. The simple answer is that a DAC (or Digital-to-Analogue Converter) converts digital data into an analogue signal (with ADCs providing an inverse functionality). The slightly more complex answer is that digital data in the form of a binary stream (as in 11000000110100110) is decoded by the DAC into a current, voltage or electrical charge which in turn drives an amplifier which in turn drives...

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Top 5 modules we’d like to see on the FiiO X7

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Top 5 modules we’d like to see on the FiiO X7

With FiiO announcing third party modules will likely be made available for the X7, here are a few flights of fancy...

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FiiO X7: 5 leaps into the unknown

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FiiO X7: 5 leaps into the unknown

The FiiO X7 is almost here but are FiiO right in making such bold creative decisions? Read on to find out.

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Top 5 reasons to upgrade your audio player

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Tired of the flat sound given by your smartphone? Maybe it's time to invest in something different. Here are the top 5 reasons why.

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FiiO X3II/X3 Second Generation DAP: A Product Guide

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The first of FiiO's new generation of lossless audio players. Was it worth the wait? We think so!

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