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FiiO

FiiO - BTR3K

Portable Balanced Bluetooth DAC & Amp
MRP: ₹ 7,490
Selling Price: ₹ 6,990
Black Friday Cyber Monday Price: ₹ 6,490
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This FiiO - BTR3K comes with a warranty from FiiO that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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The FiiO - BTR3K is eligible for Easy Exchange within 7 days of delivery. Your exchange request will be accepted only once. We want to make sure that you end up with a product that you 100% love. 

An exchange will be allowed only if the product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)

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Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
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6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0

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In case you receive the FiiO - BTR3K with a manufacturing defect, please raise a return request within 7 days of delivery.

However, if you receive an incorrect / damaged / different product or one with missing accessories, please raise a return request within 24 hours of delivery. In case you receive a product with a missing, incorrect, or faulty accessory, you will be given a replacement accessory instead of the entire product.

Please make sure that the product is in the original packaging with all the accessories it came with. We'll also need an unboxing video and images of the parcel to investigate about the discrepancy. You may be asked to share images of the product and the packaging received for us to determine the damage or defect prior to approving the return request. The free replacement will be shipped only once the original order is returned.

A replacement will be issued only if:

- It is found to be defective 
- It is determined that the product was not damaged while in your possession
- The product is not different from what was shipped to you
- The product is returned in original condition (with brand’s/manufacturer's box, MRP tag intact, user manual, warranty card and all the accessories therein)

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Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
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Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0

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Eligibility: All Simpl users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Simpl Pay in 3 at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
  1. Valid from 1st October to 10th October
  2. Users will get 10% cashback up to a maximum of ₹750 on a minimum order value of Rs 2,999/-
  3. The offer is valid only once per user during the offer period.
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  5. Offer valid for orders worth ₹2,999 & above.
  6. Users who make the 1st month’s payment (1st installment) will be eligible for cashback.
  7. Eligible cashback amount will reflect in the user's Simpl account within 24 hours of successful transaction. Details will also be communicated through Email and SMS.
  8. For all the eligible transactions taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the cashback will be processed on Monday.
  9. The eligible cashback amount will be adjusted against the 2nd payment and will reflect in the pending dues.
  10. The eligible cashback amount can only be used for Simpl Pay in 3 transactions/installments and not for Simpl Pay Later transactions.
  11. Cashback will be canceled in case of full refunds or cancellation of orders.
  12. Offer is only valid for transactions done via Simpl Pay in 3.
  13. Any customer availing the cashback shall be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions.
  14. Simpl reserves the right to disqualify the user from cashback eligibility if any fraudulent activity is identified.

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7 DAY REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE

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However, you cannot return any item in the case you do not like it. If one item is defective - you will get a free replacement for that item. No refund or store credit will be given.

Please keep the product in its original condition with all accessories & packaging for a successful return. We may contact you to assess the damage or defect before issuing a replacement.

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ABOUT PRAVEEN KAMATH

Praveen, our Headphone Guru is an audio connoisseur and staunch Meze fanboy. He loves the RAI Penta and the Empyrean, equally. When not writing about, thinking about or listening to music: He's an avid beerologist too and staunchly believes that the combination of both beats every music setup out there! You'll often find him listening to The Weeknd, The Score and The Script.

ABOUT RAGHAV SOMANI

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.

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6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,623 ₹ 811 ₹ 0
9 Low Cost EMI ₹ 1,623 ₹ 569 ₹ 247

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Tenure available: 3 and 6 Months
Eligibility: All above 21 years of age
Transaction value: Available on all orders below Rs. 60,000/-
Payment Gateway: Please choose Razorpay at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Simpl users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Simpl Pay in 3 at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0

Cashback offer
  1. Valid from 24th to 28th November
  2. Users will get 10% cashback up to a maximum of ₹1000 on a minimum order value of Rs 3,999/-
  3. The offer is valid only once per user during the offer period.
  4. No coupon code required.
  5. Offer valid for orders worth ₹3,999 & above.
  6. Users who make the 1st month’s payment (1st installment) will be eligible for cashback.
  7. Eligible cashback amount will reflect in the user's Simpl account within 24 hours of successful transaction. Details will also be communicated through Email and SMS.
  8. For all the eligible transactions taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the cashback will be processed on Monday.
  9. The eligible cashback amount will be adjusted against the 2nd payment and will reflect in the pending dues.
  10. The eligible cashback amount can only be used for Simpl Pay in 3 transactions/installments and not for Simpl Pay Later transactions.
  11. Cashback will be canceled in case of full refunds or cancellation of orders.
  12. Offer is only valid for transactions done via Simpl Pay in 3.
  13. Any customer availing the cashback shall be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions.
  14. Simpl reserves the right to disqualify the user from cashback eligibility if any fraudulent activity is identified.

Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Bajaj Finserv card owners
Transaction value: All orders above Rs. 4,500/-
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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
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Tenure available: 3 Months
Eligibility: All Zestmoney users
Transaction value: Depends on your credit limit
Payment Gateway: Please choose Cashfree at checkout

Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0

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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 2,214 ₹ 152
6 14% ₹ 1,126 ₹ 268
9 14% ₹ 764 ₹ 384
12 14% ₹ 583 ₹ 503
18 14% ₹ 402 ₹ 743
24 14% ₹ 312 ₹ 988
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 764 ₹ 384
12 14% ₹ 583 ₹ 503
18 15% ₹ 405 ₹ 798
24 15% ₹ 315 ₹ 1,062
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 761 ₹ 357
12 13% ₹ 580 ₹ 466
18 15% ₹ 405 ₹ 798
24 15% ₹ 315 ₹ 1,062
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 767 ₹ 412
12 15% ₹ 586 ₹ 539
18 15% ₹ 405 ₹ 798
24 15% ₹ 315 ₹ 1,062
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 767 ₹ 412
12 15% ₹ 586 ₹ 539
18 15% ₹ 405 ₹ 798
24 15% ₹ 315 ₹ 1,062
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 13.50% ₹ 762 ₹ 371
12 13.50% ₹ 581 ₹ 484
18 13.50% ₹ 400 ₹ 716
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 13.99% ₹ 764 ₹ 384
12 13.99% ₹ 583 ₹ 502
18 14.99% ₹ 405 ₹ 797
24 14.99% ₹ 315 ₹ 1,062
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 13% ₹ 761 ₹ 357
12 12% ₹ 577 ₹ 430
18 12% ₹ 396 ₹ 634
24 12% ₹ 306 ₹ 842
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 764 ₹ 384
12 14% ₹ 583 ₹ 503
18 15% ₹ 405 ₹ 798
24 15% ₹ 315 ₹ 1,062
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3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 15% ₹ 767 ₹ 412
12 15% ₹ 586 ₹ 539
18 15% ₹ 405 ₹ 798
24 15% ₹ 315 ₹ 1,062
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3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 764 ₹ 384
12 14% ₹ 583 ₹ 503
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3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 764 ₹ 384
12 14% ₹ 583 ₹ 503
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 No Cost EMI ₹ 2,163 ₹ 0
6 No Cost EMI ₹ 1,082 ₹ 0
9 14% ₹ 764 ₹ 384
12 14% ₹ 583 ₹ 503
18 15% ₹ 405 ₹ 798
24 15% ₹ 315 ₹ 1,062

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Excellence

1 Year of
Warranty

Bluetooth with LDAC,
aptX LL, aptX HD & AAC

2.5mm
Balanced Output

Dual AK4377A
DAC Chip

Upto 78mW @ 32Ω
Power Output

Battery Capacity of
330 mAh

Ideal for Taking Calls

These headphones are designed to present how audio tech, typically associated with listening to music, can be used for two-way communications. If you’re someone who is working from home and need to do a conference call or have a video call with your mum, you'll benefit from a headphone with a mic. You can expect these headphones to offer brilliant microphone quality and clear audio without having to connect additional peripherals. Just plug them in, and express yourself.

Ideal for Audiophiles

These Amps & DACs are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality deeply, you'll want a pair of Amps & DACs like these. You can expect these Amps & DACs to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these Amps & DACs is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision. These Amps & DACs deliver a spacious and open soundstage that compares listening to music on actual speakers.

Best Suited for Portable Use

The ability to carry your favourite headphone around is priceless for those who value them. These headphones and devices offer the ultimate portability experience without sacrificing sound quality. If you’re someone who appreciates cutting edge engineering, quality sound and portability, then look no further. Designed to be trusty companions, these headphones and devices are cleverly engineered with the latest technology to offer the ultimate combination of portability + hi-fidelity.

Battery Life

A good pair of headphones or Hi-Fi devices can make all the difference when it comes to listening to music, watching movies, or playing video games. They can also be a great way to enjoy Internet radio and podcasts, as well as phone calls. To do any of these tasks, they need to offer a good battery life, and these do just that. Packed with a high-performance and long-lasting battery so that nothing comes between you and your music. No interruptions, just pure joy!

Pair with Laptop via USB

A majority of people use a laptop as the primary source device to listen to music or watch movies. Since the laptop is an essential part of the audio chain there are headphones and devices designed to work a laptop or computer system flawlessly. With the availability of USB connectivity, it becomes easier to pair various devices like an Amp, DAC or even headphones without worrying about drivers or any additional piece of software.

The BTR3K is small, portable and a joy to use on the go. Offering LDAC, aptX, aptX HD, and aptX LL makes it a top pick for a Bluetooth DAC for a fun, lossless and well-rounded sound.

A CAPTIVATING DESIGN THAT FEELS SILKY SMOOTH TO THE TOUCH

Smartphones are designed to be convenient and therefore the FiiO BTR3K mirrors a smartphone design for your ease of use. The aluminium alloy body and a glasslike structure add a sense of style to the overall design. An oleophobic coating on the BTR3K keeps fingerprints away. To add a touch of artistic elegance, the FiiO BTR3K uses lettering and smooth texturing.

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ELEVATE TO INCREDIBLE GAIN PERFORMANCE WITH BALANCED & SINGLE-ENDED OUTPUTS

Building on the best aspects of the BTR3, the all-new FiiO BTR3K goes a step ahead to add balanced output. Sporting a pure balanced design, the BTR3K features a DAC and amplifier that are tuned for the left and the right audio channels. This exquisite arrangement is the heart of the BTR3K that propels the purest sound possible.


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MORE POWER AND ACCURATE SOUND DRIVEN BY AK4377A DACS & DUAL CRYSTAL OSCILLATORS

The power output of the all-new FiiO BTR3K is practically double the power output of the BTR3. This is the direct result of the high-performing AK4377A DACs used in the newer variant that improves measurements and the overall sound. These DACs are paired with the 22.5792M/24.576 MHz dual crystal oscillators. These simply extend the BTR3K's capacity to produce accurate audio signals by reducing jitter and enhancing audio stability. So regardless of the sampling rate, which you are working on, the FiiO BTR3K consistently registers accurate sound.

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EXPLORE PREMIUM-LEVEL BLUETOOTH 5.0 FUNCTIONS WITH THE QUALCOMM CSR8675 CHIP

Multi-device pairing and robust wireless connectivity are among the finest features of Bluetooth 5.0 which is utilized in the FiiO BTR3K. The Qualcomm CSR8675 Bluetooth chip installed in the FiiO BTR3K operates on less power. It is designed particularly for enhanced audio applications. Experience the world of high-quality digital music with the BTR3K as it supports 120 MHz DSP, 24-bit transmission and processing along with the ability to decode a range of lossless Bluetooth codecs including AAC, SBC, aptX, aptX LL, aptX HD & LDAC. Watch movies, play games and listen to music with quality sound always at your service.
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IT'S ALL ABOUT CONVENIENCE & FLEXIBILITY WITH THE RGB LIGHT INDICATOR & AN 11-HOUR PLAYTIME

The moment you plug a headphone into your BTR3K, it automatically adjusts the output and if the headphone has CTIA controls you can use it to manage your music. Using multiple Bluetooth formats at multiple places might get confusing, but not with the FiiO BTR3K as it comes with the RGB light indicator. This light indicator displays the currently used format waste time keeping the track. It takes around 1.5 hours to fully charge the BTR3K while it gives you up to 11 hours of music playback. You can even charge the BTR3K while you are listening to music, all thanks to the USB-C Type C connector.

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CRYSTAL-CLEAR VOICE CALLS WITH A NOISE CANCELLING OMNIDIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE

The amplifier at the core of the FiiO BTR3K is not just for quality sound but also for crystal clear audio calls. Packed with an omnidirectional microphone and phone controls, the BTR3K lets you handle voice calls with utmost clarity. To further aid calling convenience, the BTR3K is equipped with 8th generation Qualcomm cVc noise cancelling technology. So the next time you are on a call, make sure your voice is heard with clarity and without noise.

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TAKE COMPLETE CONTROL OVER YOUR BTR3K WITH THE FIIO MUSIC APP

When you connect your FiiO BTR3K to a Bluetooth device, you get two volume controls—one on the Bluetooth device and the other on the BTR3K. This allows you to control the sound with better precision. The BTR3K is a smart device, it's compatible with voice assistants and remembers your preferred volume level so that you don't have to change it every time. You can get even better control over your music by using the FiiO Music App that has a 10-brand professional equalizer, channel balance and 4 audio filters. With a detachable ear clip included, you can carry the BTR3K around, easily.

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PAIR IT WITH YOUR OLD SPEAKER, PC OR YOUR CAR AND NEVER MISS HIGH-QUALITY MUSIC

Listen to music while you are driving with the dedicated car mode. Kindly note that when the BTR3K is connected to the car via USB, it will start and stop along with the car. You can spice up your old speaker by simply connecting it to the BTR3K via a 3.5mm jack for a wireless music listening experience. Pair it with your computer or laptops to improve the sound quality.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this FiiO - BTR3K comes with a warranty from FiiO that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about FiiO's warranty in India.

IGN Awards

Portable Bluetooth DAC/Amp

VGP
Nov, 2020

soundphilereview

"Volume adjustment is independent from the source device,whether the BTR3K is connected via Bluetooth/USB.In both cases it keeps its own volume that's distinct from the source."

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audiophile-heaven

"The sound of BTR3K is very clear warm & smooth,with a thicker presentation,less treble energy than BTR5, it very clearly favors neutral and brite IEM's,rather than warm & neutral ones."

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thephonograph

"The main shell is made of aluminium alloy while the front and back are 2.D reinforced glass,the device will inspire confidence to use it without fear of falling apart. "

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porta.fi

"Bass is natural with normal depth & resolution, but both parameters are slightly cut off by Bluetooth codecs.There are no attempts to force bass and it is good for textures & technicality."

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head-fi

"The trick with FiiO BTR3K is that it is affordable, mini-sized, and most probable to be paired with a Chifi IEM, all of which are known for their fairly strong treble and bright signatures."

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Customer Reviews

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Ayush Kumar (Lucknow)
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BTR3K - Best depending on usage

I own both the BTR3K and BTR5 so will compare both against each other.

My use case: Since new phones don't have 3.5mm output, I wanted something to play music, watch videos and take handsfree calls on my phone. I was only going to use either an earphone (Sony MDR xb55ap) or a regular headphone (ATH M40X).

Build quality - Amazing. No sharp edges, looks modern, small size, light weight. Can be easily clipped to shirt collar with the provided plastic clip. It is so light and small that in a few minutes, you forget it's even there. BTR5 is twice bigger and heavier. It is also small but not so small & light that you forget it. It is another device that you have to carry in your pocket.

Sound quality - Waaaay better than anything found in a phone/laptop/tab. If you haven't heard any other DAC/Amp so far, this will be audio nirvana for you. Good music separation, tight bass, wide soundstage, clear vocals, no background noise/pop.

Microphone - The microphone works as it should. If your earphone has mic, it picks up that. If it doesn't, it uses it's own mic. But since it will be on your shirt collar, it also picks up surrounding noise. So either use earphones with mic or bring it closer to your mouth which looks weird especially to others or take calls in a quiet environment.

Battery - Lasts a whole day easily from morning till late night.

Bluetooth range & latency - Depends on codec being used. LDAC has shortest range (one room only) but best audio quality. AAC has longest range (3bhk house) but worst audio quality. aptX is somewhere in between so pick as per your need. I mostly use LDAC and the latency/lag/delay is barely noticeable. It is there but only if you really notice. Pause and play again if there is delay in videos.

Value for money - Would have been perfect if Fiio had priced it 1K less but even at the current price, it is the best in the market for what it does. So okay there just not great.

Comparing with BTR5 - This is where it gets interesting. BTR5 has an objectively better sound quality. It is slightly sparkly in treble, has tighter bass and perfect timings on vocals and beats. It makes songs way more enjoyable and lively. BTR3K is laid pack in perspective, it is slightly warm, less tight bass and is loose on vocals and beats. And this is where it boils down to what you need. For long listening sessions (>1 hour), I prefer BTR3K. BTR5 sounds lively and immersive but it is so prominent and "in your face" that you can't focus on anything else. So, for my use case, where I wanted something to play music/videos on phone for long hours and still work or read/cook/run etc., the laid back sound of BTR3K is much better. It doesn't get fatiguing even after hours of music and the slightly warm sound is relaxing for videos/calls. Get BTR5 if you want to close your eyes, sit in a sofa, drown in music and do nothing else. Or if you have power hungry headphones. I now mainly use it as a DAC for my speakers in which it excels. If you plan to casually listen and work/study/run etc. BTR3K is better as its less revealing and fatiguing. BTR5 is better than BTR3K in analytical sound quality but it depends on your listening use case. Fiio has very cleverly designed and placed these products. BTR5 is well worth the extra price IF you have use for it and don't mind the DOUBLE size/weight/presence.

Headphone zone experience - Flawless. Delivered on time and the product is new. I even received some audiophile songs recommendations which is a good touch and sets them apart. Delivery updates were on time and accurate. Have been ordering from them and will again in future.

Hey Ayush,
Thank you for such a detailed review, definitely gonna help our customers to make an informed decision. Great to know you had a comfortable shopping experience. Thank you for the review & ratings!

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Akhil (Kottayam)
BEST PURCHASE EVER

This small amp/dac combo has absolutely changed how i work and listen to music. Being a bluetooth adapter is such a big plus, it does not limit me by the length of earphone or headphone, and the fact that you can use the inbuilt mic of the eaphone/headphone is a major plus, that means you dont have to clip the adapter near your neck, you can just toss it in your pocket and chill. The difference is there when you use it as a usb dac, it sounds way better than the normal audio output. Ability to connect 2 devices and switch between them effortlessly is also useful. A tip - upgrade the firmware version to 1.3 , then you can reprogram the volume up and down button, to a limited extent ofc. Very happy with this product 10/10 will recommend to anyone.!

Hey Akhil,
We thank you for this lovely review & we are glad you are enjoying it! Keep the music playing & Welcome to the Club.

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Avishek Majumdar (Bengaluru)
Really good bluetooth receiver.

I was really skeptical about the power output figures, weather it would be able to drive my EX1 and Aria's however I was pleasantly surprised that not only can it drive them but there room to spare and that is out of the single ended output. You obviously cannot compare the overall sound quality to a desktop amp/dac but it does the job. Bluetooth connection is pretty stable upto 10 m beyond which it starts to distort. Hats off to Headphone Zone and Bluedart for the really fast delivery. I have bought quite a few products from them over the years and they do not disappoint with their delivery and customer service.

Thank you for sharing your review. We're so happy to hear that you've had a good experience with us.

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Priyvrat Tiwari (Lucknow)
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Crazy convenience!

It's just amazing to hear what this little dac can do! I use it to wirelessly connect to my JBL stage a170 tower speakers via an amp. The amount of soundstage and details which this added was just mmmmm...apart from that I love the touch of uniqueness from headphonezone, it's my first purchase from here and it was a great one.

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Adith ks (Bengaluru)
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Pocket Rocket! 🚀

Being a newbie in the audiophile rabbit hole , I wont get into soundstage, tonality etc. Cuz these sound absolutely phenomenal to my ears! This small nugget of a DAC/AMP is all you need.
Changed the way I listen to music forever.
- ultra small, hence extremely portable
- supports wide range of codecs
- 7 hour battery
- crystal clear audio
- balanced audio is way better (highly recommended to get balanced cables)
- 10 band eq
- low pass filters to change the way the bass sounds
- built-in mic

Using these on zs-10 pro with auto-eq settings
https://github.com/jaakkopasanen/AutoEq/tree/master/results/crinacle/harman_in-ear_2019v2/KZ%20ZS10%20Pro

So happy with the purchase, I have gifted it to my sister as well!

Hey there, nothing makes us happier than knowing you loved your purchase, hope you had a comfortable shopping experience and thank you for the great review and ratings!

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Debaditya Chatterjee (Bengaluru)
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Compact and delightful

I purchased this for outdoor listenning with my Legacy 3 IEM. I used to have a Lypertek Tevi TWS but after their battery died suddenly I decided to go with a bluetooth DAC instead of a new TWS that sacrifices on audio quality. It's perfect for my use case and its bigger brother (btr5) has rave reviews all over the interwebs.

I have loved the sound out of the 3.5mm output and I did notice that I need to turn the volume up quite a bit. But this also supports balanced output and that is supposed to have a greater audible range.

Few quirks that I didn't like:
1. The battery level follows a step function of 20. I have never seen any battery percentage that is not a multiple of 20 yet.
2. Unlike the btr5 there is no screen and instead there is just an rgb led. Not a big deal for me but seems like there's enough space to show the volume level at least.

We appreciate your honest & elaborative review as well as awesome ratings, Debaditya Chatterjee!

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Rajesh T (Hyderabad)
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Good Buy

Audio level should be increased. Other than everything is good.

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