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The Droplet - Moondrop's latest in-ear monitor inspired by Liu Cixin's "Three-Body Problem.

The Droplet: Moondrop’s Latest In-Ear Monitor Homage to Liu Cixin’s “Three-Body Problem

Futuristic spaceship Droplet from Liu Cixin's Three-Body Problem novel hovering above a dark twisted forest on Trisolaris planet
The Droplet – Moondrop’s latest in-ear monitor inspired by Liu Cixin’s “Three-Body Problem.

I am excited to announce that I have preordered the latest in-ear monitor (IEM) from Moondrop, called “The Droplet“. This single-balanced armature (BA) IEM is currently primarily available in China and features a fixed cable and a DSP USB-C connectionThe Droplet is inspired by the popular Chinese science fiction novel “Three-Body Problem” by Liu Cixin and is being released in conjunction with the new Chinese TV series adaptation of the book.

The Droplet is Moondrop‘s latest addition to their line of in-ear monitors and is set to be released on January 31st, 2023. 

Update 04.02.2023: The review is now avaliable here.”

One of the key features of The Droplet is its DSP USB-C connection, which allows for a high-quality audio experience for everyone. The sleek and futuristic design of the IEM is also a standout feature, with a glossy silver exterior and a pointed front end. The Droplet is a homage to the novel “Three-Body Problem” and it is expected to be a hit among fans of the book and audio enthusiasts alike.

Moondrop is known for producing high-quality IEMs at affordable prices, and The Droplet is no exception. Other popular Moondrop IEMs include the KXXSA12, and Blessing2. With the release of The Droplet, Moondrop continues to set its position as a leading brand in the world of in-ear monitors.

If you’re new to the world of in-ear monitors, you may want to check out the Wikipedia page on the subject for more information. Also, you can check out the discussions on Moondrop or other manufacturer IEMs on the Head-Fi forum.

I will be sure to give you a full review of The Droplet as soon as I receive it. In the meantime, for those who are interested in other affordable IEM options, I highly recommend checking out My Ultimate Guide to Affordable In-Ear Monitors in 2023 (Including IKKO Asgard OH5) on my website. Additionally, you can check my Instagram account for more information and photos of my latest audio gear review.

In my latest review, I take a deep dive into its features, including its USB-C connector with built-in DSP and amp, and its performance with various music genres. Read my full review here: Moondrop Droplet 1BA Earbud Review: A Unique and Affordable Option for On-the-Go Listening

Frederic Konkel

My name is Frederic B. Konkel and to capture landscapes and cityscapes is a big passion of mine. I'm currently back in Berlin, Germany. I love to explore new places and I'm using my cameras to document these moments. On F.B.K. Photography I showcase a few impressions of my captured moments from around the world.