Moondrop Droplet 1BA Earbud Review: A Unique and Affordable Option for On-the-Go Listening

The Moondrop The Droplet Earbuds with remote for convenient music control

Introduction and Design: The Moondrop Droplet 1BA Earbud (probably the ED29689 1BA) is a unique and solid earbud. I pre-ordered it and The Droplet was shipped directly from Chengdu to Nanjing after its launch. It features a DSP and amp built into the USB-C connector, a big v splitter, volume and microphone controls, and a fixed cable. The earbud has a glossy silver…

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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.

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 connection. The Droplet is inspired by the popular Chinese science fiction novel “Three-Body Problem” by Liu Cixin and is being released in conjunction…

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My Ultimate Guide to Affordable In-Ear Monitors in 2023 (Including IKKO Asgard OH5)

Outdoors capture of the IKKO Asgard OH5

Hello, this time I wander a little off-topic. Besides my passion for photography, I also love to listen to music. As an audio enthusiast with a background in acoustics and experience in room acoustics projects, I understand the importance of high-quality in-ear monitors (IEMs). In this guide, “My Ultimate Guide…

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