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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2014, 07:18:09 PM »
They have a new Fiio X1 for $99.99!  Doesn't have the Digi output like the X3 and X5.

http://www.amazon.com/FiiO-X1-Portable-Resolution-Lossless/dp/B00NS3MRKC
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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2014, 07:58:18 PM »
They have a new Fiio X1 for $99.99!  Doesn't have the Digi output like the X3 and X5.

http://www.amazon.com/FiiO-X1-Portable-Resolution-Lossless/dp/B00NS3MRKC


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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #17 on: October 15, 2014, 04:13:17 PM »
I ordered one from Amazon.  About a week's delay so there must be some level of demand for them.  I already have an X3, which I like quite a bit, so I should be able to do an undisciplined comparison once I receive it.  Allegedly, there is some difference in sound.  I've done the firmware update on the X3, which makes it somewhat more user friendly.  The interface/controls for the iPod are still much better than the X3's button arrangement, but given that I have primarily loaded shows and albums on the X3, and that I tend to play them in their entirety, that isn't much of a detriment.  The X1 appears to have controls/interface that more closely mimics the iPod, so we will need to see how well that works once I get it.  I have an iPod Classic 160 for comparison.  The X3 does sound fantastic and it certainly plays more file formats.  Price seems to be down somewhat as well for the X3.  They were going for @$200, and now are $170 at Amazon Prime.
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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2014, 11:27:18 AM »
I just updated my X3 to FW 3.0 and while it does look nicer I still don't like the form factor/buttons on this thing. Clumsy at best. The X1 looks much more user friendly.

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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #19 on: October 16, 2014, 05:15:24 PM »
I'm not to bothered by the buttons of the X3 and I upgraded my firmware as soon as I bought it, but the fact that it only flashes the song tag at the beginning of each song bothers me more.  I tried to fix this, but have not found a solution. 
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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2015, 07:39:42 AM »
Firmware 3.34 has been released.  The one known issue is ID3 not displaying correctly
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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2015, 08:17:21 AM »
I have an extra Brand new Fiio L8 Stereo Audio Cable 3.5mm to 3.5mm (Right Angle Connectors)
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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #22 on: February 22, 2015, 07:52:59 PM »
Get ready folks... Fiio is about to release an update x3 model. The pictures I have seen it looks similar to an x5 but with only one microsd slot. It is taller and thicker than an x1. 
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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2015, 08:14:35 AM »
Get ready folks... Fiio is about to release an update x3 model. The pictures I have seen it looks similar to an x5 but with only one microsd slot. It is taller and thicker than an x1.

So once the new X3 starts shipping, the original X3 should come down even more in price while they're still available.  Probably not the most efficient way to go, but two new X3's would probably be quite a bit less money than one X5. 

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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #25 on: February 25, 2016, 11:34:44 AM »
I just got the X3...This player is incredible.
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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #26 on: February 25, 2016, 08:41:01 PM »
I just got the X3...This player is incredible.

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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #27 on: February 26, 2016, 09:01:25 AM »
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Re: Fiio X3
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Re: Fiio X3
« Reply #29 on: February 26, 2016, 02:58:36 PM »
I've used the crap out of my V1.  Wish i had V2 or even the X5 but until this one dies I'll keep using it as my main player.  Hasn't given me the slightest bit of trouble in almost two years of strong daily use.

 

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