Monthly Archives: October 2019

A New Digital Audio Player & Two New Adapters: Exploring the Latest Offerings from iBasso

This October at Advanced MP3 Players, we’re looking forward to some new arrivals from digital audio player specialists, iBasso. We’ll be saying hello to the new DX160 Digital Audio Player, along with two brand new accessories, the DC01 and DC02 Adapters. So what can we expect with these new additions? Let’s take a closer look at what you can get. 

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iBasso DX160 Hi-Res Digital Audio Player

The DX160 is the latest arrival in the range of iBasso’s new products, and it has a lot to offer. This new compact digital audio player is fully equipped with 5G Wi-Fi and two way Bluetooth 5.0, meaning it provides a strong and stable connection, along with lower power consumption. The DX160 comes with the latest Android operating system – Oreo 8.1, and supports a wide amount of audio formats, giving total flexibility in managing your files. The 5inch 1080P touch screen will allow for easy browsing of your music library, while 32GB of memory ensures that you can jam pack the device with more of your favourite songs. If you happen to need a little more than that, fear not – the device supports both SDXC and SDHC Micro SD cards too. 

The DX160 has a sleek CNC Aluminium frame with curved glass rear panel, and it’s currently available in a choice of two colours, with more options available later on. Weighing just under 180g, it’s nice and compact, making it perfect for popping in your pocket or your handbag. As for battery usage, you can enjoy up to 13 hours of play, while the Li-Polymer Battery supports fast recharging, making it perfect for long commutes and beyond! 

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iBasso DC01 USB-C DAC Adapter with 2.5mm Output

It’s not just the DX160 that’s arrived at Advanced MP3 Players this month either. We’ve also seen the arrival of two brand new accessories. First of all, the DC01 USB-C Adapter. This small but powerful device is perfect for those who want to make the most of their music. Along with Velvet Sound technology, this portable adapter is equipped with a fully balanced circuit and low distortion dual LDO, creating a balanced headphone amplifier, which ensures top notch sound quality. With this usually being a feature in high-end audio equipment, this means that you’ll get sound that truly packs a punch wherever you’re listening or whatever you’re doing. 

The DC01 also features a premium hybrid cable, which will not only give you complete durability when on the move, but also the very best signal conductivity, so you can guarantee uninterrupted audio wherever you are. When it comes to compatibility, USB-C connector allows for compatibility with most Android tablets and smartphones, making it a great accessory for when you’re on the move. The USB-DAC function also means that you can connect the device to your Mac or Windows computer, and thanks to the Plug & Play system, you can start listening in seconds. 

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iBasso DC02 USB-C DAC Adapter with 3.5mm Output

Finally, we come to the DC02 USB-C Adapter. For those of us with the latest gen smartphones that lack a headphone output, this little device will be a welcome addition. It’s perfect for people on the move with a weight of just 8 grams, and the flexible braided quad wire cable ensures durability and complete protection, along with uninterrupted signal transmission to allow the best quality sound, whatever you’re up to. 

Another benefit of the DC02 has to be its’ compatibility. Not only can you connect it to tablets or smartphones, the USB-C female to USB A male adapter means that you can easily connect it to your computer too, be it Mac, Windows, or Linux. Whether you attach it to a tablet, a computer or your smartphone, the DC02 is designed to amplify its’ own hardware while overriding that of your device, meaning you can enjoy reduced noise and distortion with your music. You can enjoy quality sound any time with the integrated Velvet Sound technology, and this clever little device gives you improved sound clarity whatever device your listening to. 

 

So that’s just a little taster of what you can expect from the latest iBasso products. If you just can’t wait, these products are all available to pre-order from Advanced MP3 Players right now, and you can be confident you’ll find them all at a great price.

By Amy Jackson – Bargain hunter, music lover, and content writer at Discount Promo Codes – 7th October 2019

What’s New From Sonos? An In-Depth Look at the Sonos Move and the Sonos One SL

We’re big fans of Sonos here at Advanced MP3 Players, so there’s no doubt that we’d want to share with you their latest smart speaker offerings. Recently, we’ve said hello to two new arrivals in the range of Sonos speakers, the Move and the One SL, so we thought we’d take a closer look at what you can expect from their latest tech.

Farewell to the Sonos One?

We officially said hello to the Sonos One around two years ago – literally. The innovate smart speaker combines with Amazon Alexa to give the user total hands-free control of their music. Perfect for cooking, cleaning, or even those times where you can’t quite reach your phone. The One allows the user to still get the benefits from Alexa, just paired with the brilliant sound Sonos are known for. Not only are you able to control your music hands-free, but you can also manage your smart home devices with your voice too – heating, lights, you name it.

However, earlier this year it was announced that Sonos were discontinuing the One, and were replacing it with a newer model. So what can we expect from the new One SL? And more importantly, how does it differ from its predecessor? Let’s take a look.

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Sonos One SL Speaker 

Don’t be fooled by the compact design of the new Sonos One SL. Giving you a powerful and superb sound for every room in your home, this speaker definitely packs a punch. You can stream music using your favourite apps and services including Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer, and loads more, and you can stream directly from your iPad or iPhone. 

You can create your very own home cinema system with this smart little speaker too. Whether you pair it with another SL, or the original Sonos One, you can enjoy stereo sound in your room for the ultimate entertainment experience. It’s compact design also means it will fit right in just about anywhere in the home – whether it’s your kitchen worktop, your desk, or your bookcase. You can even choose between black or white too, so that it fits in perfectly with your decor!

So what about the sound features? Well, the tweeter gives you a high frequency, clear and crisp sound, along with the mid-woofer which will allow you to enjoy the rich bass tones of your favourite music. You can also create your perfect, unique sound by individual room with the adjustable bass and treble controls. 

So, what’s the main difference between the Sonos One and the One SL? To put it simply, the SL is microphone free. While some may see not being able to use Alexa or Google Assistant as a negative, this is sure to be a positive for others who aren’t so keen on voice controlled devices in the home!

If you can’t bear the thought of being without a voice controlled smart speaker, then fear not! You can still purchase the original Sonos One here at Advanced MP3 Players for the same price – but be quick! There’s limited stock available, so once they’re gone, they’re gone!

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Sonos Move Portable Bluetooth Speaker

If you’re constantly on the move, the aptly named Sonos Move could be the perfect match for you. Take top quality sound with you wherever you go thanks to this impressive portable smart speaker. Unlike basic Bluetooth speakers, the Move brings you the full package, right down to its ergonomic design. It comes with that fantastic sound that Sonos speakers are well known for, thanks to the two Class-D amplifiers and integrated mid-woofer, so that you’ll be able to enjoy the very best sound every single time. Thanks to it’s automatic Trueplay tuning, this clever speaker also brings you perfectly balanced sound whether you’re indoors or outdoors. And there’s even more good news if you love the great outdoors – the Move is whether resistant! Yes, really. Humidity, rain, snow, extreme temperatures, you name it, it’s well equipped to battle the elements. 

Just because the Sonos Move is portable, it doesn’t mean that you have to scrimp on its tech either. It’s equipped with built in voice controls – simply connect to Wi-Fi and you can enjoy all the benefits of Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant as well as streaming music. No Wi-Fi? No problem, just switch to Bluetooth when you’re outside the home.

For those who are concerned that a portable speaker is more prone to damage, allow us to reassure you. All of the top tech inside the Move is protected with a shock resistant, hard-wearing case, meaning there’s no need to worry about any accidental drops. Even better, the Move is equipped with an ergonomically designed handle, meaning you can carry it around with confidence. 

Surely, with all this tech that’ll eat into your battery, right? Wrong! You can enjoy up to 10 hours of use still with that brilliant sound quality, and the Move fits effortlessly into the included base for super easy charging. 

So there you have it, the latest Sonos speakers to arrive here at Advanced MP3 Players. Regardless of whether you opt for the new Move or the One SL, one thing is guaranteed: you won’t be disappointed! 

By Amy Jackson – Bargain hunter, music lover, and content writer at Promo Codes For – 2nd October 2019