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Review: PlusSound Tri-Silver

By | January 17th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

In this review we will take a look at the newest cable from PlusSound – the Tri-Silver. Let’s find out how it performs!

Disclaimer: PlusSound provided the Tri Silver free of charge for this review. I only had to pay for import costs. PlusSound is not a site advertiser and not affiliated with Headfonia. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Tri-Silver.

About PlusSound:

PlusSound is an American company that focuses on making high quality after-market cables. They however also produce a range of In Ear Monitors and an amplifier.… Read the full article

Review: JDS Labs Atom – Exemplary

By | January 16th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Today we’re looking at JDS Labs’ latest creation, their small Atom amplifier. A 99$ entry level headphone amplifier.

Disclaimer: JDS Labs provided the Atom amplifier free of charge. I only had to cover import fees and customs. Headfonia is not affiliated with JDS Labs in any way, they are not a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Atom.

About JDS Labs:

JDS Labs is a US based brand that operates since 2007. They are the producer of many critically acclaimed products.… Read the full article

Picture Sunday – Lotoo PAW Gold Touch

By | January 12th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

In this episode of our Picture Sunday series we’re taking a first look at the new PAW Gold Touch from Lotoo.

Disclaimer: The PAW Gold Touch is part of our Picture Sunday posts. You can find all previous ones here.

Everyone who’s curious about Digital Audio Players has definitely come across the name Lotoo. Their original PAW Gold and PAW 5000 have received a lot of praise from the community. Lotoo is a brand that’s not like many others. Their origin comes from the recording business as they developed a hand full of professional grade audio recorders.… Read the full article

Review: Linum SuperBaX – Switzerland

By | January 10th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Today we’re looking at the SuperBaX cable by Linum, a light and high performing aftermarket cable.

Disclaimer: Linum provided the SuperBaX at no cost for this review. Linum is not affiliated with Headfonia and not a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the SuperBax.

About Linum:

If you have ever considered buying an aftermarket cable, you definitely came across Linum. The Danish earphone cable brand has been around for a few years already and has brought us many great cables in the past.… Read the full article

Review: FAudio Symphony – Hidden Treasure

By | December 31st, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Today we’re looking at the flagship CIEM from FAudio, a young and promising brand from Hong Kong.

Disclaimer: FAudio provided the Symphony at no cost. I only had to pay for importing them and to ship my ear impressions to Hong Kong. FAudio is not affiliated with Headfonia and not a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Symphony.

About FAudio:

FAudio has started out 2014 with a reshell service of third party custom IEMs.… Read the full article

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Review: MrSpeakers Ether 2 – Honey

By | December 11th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

MrSpeakers recently launched the successor to the popular Ether headphones – the Ether 2. Today we will take it out for a spin.

Disclaimer: MrSpeakers provided the Ether 2 at no cost, I only had to pay for importing them. MrSpeakers is not affiliated with Headfonia and not a site advertizer. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Ether 2.

About MrSpeakers:

MrSpeakers is one of the few companies that started out doing modifications to existing products, namely the Fostex T50RP.… Read the full article

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Picture Sunday – FAudio Symphony

By | December 8th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

FAudio is a relatively young brand from Hong Kong. They have been doing reshells for third parties for a while before they decided to make their own IEMs. Today we will take a sneak peek at one of their newest models – the Symphony.

Disclaimer: This post is part of our Picture Sunday series, you can find all of the previous ones here.

When you look at personal audio, and especially portable audio, the most important market is Asia.… Read the full article

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Review: Empire Ears Phantom – Crassus

By | December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today we are looking at Empire Ears’ most talked about monitor yet – the Phantom. Since its introduction, the Phantom has made a lot of fans. Will it convince us too?

Disclaimer: Empire Ears provided the Phantom at a discounted price for this review. Empire Ears is not affiliated with Headfonia and not a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Phantom.

About Empire Ears:

Empire Ears is an American IEM and custom IEM company, seated in Norcross, Georgia.… Read the full article

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Review: PlusSound Silver + Gold: X-Series

By | November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , |

PlusSound’s X-Series of IEM cables are amongst the most comfortable to wear. In this range customers can pick between eight different types of wires. Today we’ll look at the Silver + Gold.

Disclaimer: The Silver + Gold was provided by PlusSound at no cost. The cable will remain in my sample inventory for future reference. PlusSound is not a site advertizer and not affiliated with Headfonia. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity!

About PlusSound:

PlusSound is an American company seated in Los Angeles that specialized in aftermarket cables but has also dipped their toes into the portable amplifier market.… Read the full article

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Review: Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ – In Control

By | November 21st, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Mytek is a manufacturer of HiFi and Pro Audio electronics. Their Brooklyn DAC+ is a high end and very versatile DAC/Amp in a small package. Today we’ll learn all about it.

Disclaimer: Mytek supplied the Brooklyn DAC+ on loan for this review. It will be returned after publication. Mytek is not a site advertiser or affiliated with Headfonia. Many thanks for the opportunity and generosity. I’m terribly sorry for the delay.

About Mytek:

Mytek Digital is an American company that manufactures high end electronics for the professional and HiFi audio scene alike.… Read the full article

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