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By HiBy Music
$305,583
pledged of $12,749 goal
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

About

 Prototype demonstration video by Joe

 Unbox video by Bad Guy Good Audio Reviews

We are offering two color options for this HiBy R3 Kickstarter campaign, Black or Gray.

All the specs between two versions are the same except the body color.

 1. HiBy R3

2. USB Type C Cable

HiBy Music specializes in research, development and sales of high quality portable audio products. With over 30 professional audio R&D staff, over 10 years of history in the portable audio field, we have jointly developed dozens of portable digital audio players (DAPs), earphones, USB DACs, etc. With several well known portable audio brands. Our own HiByMusic smartphone audio player app also has a user base of 500 thousand users spread over 90 countries around the globe and has won accolades from professional users regarding its audio quality.

It core staff (shown here) have varied and overlapping backgrounds, from wireless communications (Fanoble) to audio electronics (Rick, Libin) to software engineering (Jet) and psychoacoustics (Joe). They hail from various parts of China as well as Australia and Hong Kong (Joe). All have at least a decade of relevant industry experience*. They take on the core tasks of the company from product research and conception (Fanoble, Rick) to design (Jet, Deng) to relations and service (Joe).*Except Joe--he started working in audio in 2013 but has been an audiophile since birth ;)

HiBy Music possesses its own R&D capability over the whole audio reproduction chain, including key audio processing algorithms and ability to design its own FPGA-based audio processing chips. With its base firmly planted in HiFi territory and at the same time boldly challenging established boundaries, HiBy Music’s mottos are “Make Music More Musical” and “Ease of Use is Not Optional.” From button-based entry-level DAPs to touch-operated Android DAPs, we will keep bringing out the best products both in terms of operational fluidity and audio quality.

HiBy R3 is our second crowdfunding campaign. Our first product HiBy R6 raised over US$320,000 on Indiegogo. With R6's success, we believe that crowdfunding is the best way to help us in product developing.We have already shipped out all the original orders of the R6 campaign (orders placed before Jan 9th, some of the in-demand orders placed later is still under process). We’ve established close ties with our customers. We put a lot of time and resources to talk and listen to our users, while and trying to spot the most deep-seated, yet the most original need they have for a Hi-Fi player.

Our early backers have not only bred HiBy, but also witnessed the growth of our brand from the very beginning. All your support and patience are invaluable to this team, which drives us to continually push the envelope. With your support, we’ve once again decided to make our latest product, HiBy R3 available on Kickstarter, with the hope to hit a new record and join our journey toward revolutionizing the Hi-Fi music experience with the help of this amazing community.

Risks and challenges

Risks and challenges

We've already sourced our suppliers and parts and have made a trial manufacturing run. Once we start mass production (after the campaign), we'll spend some time in the factory to avoid delays. We believe that working alongside the factory will minimize the risk of a possible delay.

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    Pledge HK$ 1,489 or more About US$ 190

    EARLY BIRD: HiBy R3 (USD 189)

    One HiBy R3. Features top level ES9028Q2M DAC, Bluetooth, aptX, Wi-Fi, DNLA, AirPlay, Tidal could music service. Enjoy Hi-Fi music wherever you go. Comes with an aluminum alloy body.

    Color options: Black or Gray. After the campaign we'll contact you to select the color!

    Save $40 from the planned MSRP $229. Included one year warranty.

    Free worldwide shipping.

    Includes:
    • HiBy R3
    • Micro USB Type C Cable
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    Pledge HK$ 1,604 or more About US$ 204

    EARLY BIRD: HiBy R3+ Case(USD 204)

    One HiBy R3 + one leather case.

    R3 features top level ES9028Q2M DAC, Bluetooth, aptX, Wi-Fi, DNLA, AirPlay, Tidal could music service. Enjoy Hi-Fi music wherever you go. Comes with an aluminum alloy body.

    Color options: Black or Gray. After the campaign we'll contact you to select the color!

    Save $50 from the planned MSRP $254. Included one year warranty.

    Free worldwide shipping.

    Includes:
    • HiBy R3
    • Leather Case
    • Micro USB Type C Cable
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    Pledge HK$ 2,229 or more About US$ 284

    R3 & Seeds Earphone Bundle (USD 284)

    One HiBy R3 + one seeds earphone + one leather case.

    R3 features top level ES9028Q2M DAC, Bluetooth, aptX, Wi-Fi, DNLA, AirPlay, Tidal could music service. Enjoy Hi-Fi music wherever you go. Comes with an aluminum alloy body.

    Color options: Black or Gray. After the campaign we'll contact you to select the color!

    Save $69 from the planned MSRP $353. Included one year warranty.

    Free worldwide shipping.

    Includes:
    • HiBy R3
    • HiBy Seeds Earphone
    • Leather Case
    • Micro USB Type C Cable
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    Pledge HK$ 2,469 or more About US$ 315

    R3 & iDSD Amplifier Bundle (USD 314)

    One HiBy R3 + one iDSD amplifier dock + one leather case.

    R3 features top level ES9028Q2M DAC, Bluetooth, aptX, Wi-Fi, DNLA, AirPlay, Tidal could music service. Enjoy Hi-Fi music wherever you go. Comes with an aluminum alloy body.

    Color options: Black or Gray. After the campaign we'll contact you to select the color!

    Save $79 from the planned MSRP $393. Included one year warranty.

    Free worldwide shipping.

    Includes:
    • HiBy R3
    • iDSD Amplifier/DAC Dock
    • Leather Case
    • Micro USB Type C Cable
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    Limited (39 left of 100) 61 backers
    HK$
    About US$ 315
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    Pledge HK$ 1,409 or more About US$ 180

    SUPER EARLY BIRD: HiBy R3 (USD 179)

    One HiBy R3. Features top level ES9028Q2M DAC, Bluetooth, aptX, Wi-Fi, DNLA, AirPlay, Tidal could music service. Enjoy Hi-Fi music wherever you go. Comes with an aluminum alloy body.

    Color options: Black or Gray. After the campaign we'll contact you to select the color!

    Save $50 from the planned MSRP $229. Included one year warranty.

    Free worldwide shipping.

    Includes:
    • HiBy R3
    • Micro USB Type C Cable
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 280 backers
    HK$
    About US$ 180
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    Pledge HK$ 1,529 or more About US$ 195

    SUPER EARLY BIRD: HiBy R3+ Case(USD 194)

    One HiBy R3 + one leather case.

    R3 features top level ES9028Q2M DAC, Bluetooth, aptX, Wi-Fi, DNLA, AirPlay, Tidal could music service. Enjoy Hi-Fi music wherever you go. Comes with an aluminum alloy body.

    Color options: Black or Gray. After the campaign we'll contact you to select the color!

    Save $60 from the planned MSRP $254. Included one year warranty.

    Free worldwide shipping.

    Includes:
    • HiBy R3
    • Leather Case
    • Micro USB Type C Cable
    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 340 backers
    HK$
    About US$ 195
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