Shanling is a Chinese company that specializes in producing a variety of audio products from digital audio players (DAPs) to CD players. I would like to thank Shanling for the review unit of AE3. More information about the Shanling AE3 can be found on Shanling.


  • Driver Configuration: 3 Balanced Armature
  • Impedance: 26 Ω
  • Sensitivity: 110 ± 3 dB
  • Frequency Range: 20 Hz – 40 kHz

Unboxing & Accessories

The AE3 comes in a black package with a protective cover which sports the brand logo, short description of the AE3, model name, sonion logo and Hi-Res logo. There are specifications at the back of the cover. After opening the package, there are the AE3, detachable 2 pins 0.78mm 4 core silver-plated oxygen-free copper cable, tips, leather carrying case and user guide.

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