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BGVP DM6 Review

By | April 17th, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

8.2Score$199Linsoul AmazonBGVPDisclaimer: The BGVP DM6 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at BGVP & Linsoul for giving us this opportunity. To read more about Linsould supplied products we have reviewed on Headfonics click here. In clown world, number plates and earphone nomenclatures are one and […]

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Tin HiFi T3 Review

By | April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

8.1Score$70Linsoul Amazon USLinsoulDisclaimer: Linsoul sent the Tin HiFi T3 to me for the purposes of a review here at Headfonics. The T3 currently goes for $70 on Linsoul’s Amazon.com page. We thank Linsoul for this opportunity. To read more about our reviews of Tin Hifi products on Headfonics click here. Linsoul needs no more introduction […]

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Tin HiFi T2 & T2 Pro Review

By | March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , , |

8Score$49.99 / $59.99LinsoulLinsoul Amazon USDisclaimer: Linsoul sent both the Tin Hifi T2 and T2 Pro earphones to me for the purposes of a review here at Headfonics. Our T3 review will be coming out shortly also. The T2 is currently going for49$ and the T2 Pro, 59$ at Amazon.com. They share a dual-dynamic driver core, […]

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Hidizs Mermaid MS1 and MS4 Review

By | February 10th, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , , , |

8.4Score$99 & $219KickstarterHidizsDisclaimer: The Hidizs Mermaid MS1 and MS4 sent to us are samples in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at Hidizs for giving us this opportunity. To read more about Hidizs products we reviewed on Headfonics click here. To access their Kickstarter campaign click here Headfonics is no stranger to Hidizs […]

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A farewell to ears, from Nathan with love

By | December 17th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , |

This is Nathan’s farewell article, looking back at 4 years of writing for Headfonia. I’d like to thank Nathan for his dedication, great photography, humor and knowledge he’s shared with us. Headfonia wouldn’t be where we are today if it hadn’t been for Nathan.  I wish him all the best for his future career. Make sure to leave him a comment! Lieven

I never though I’d charge out of the gate reviewing Dita’s The Answer. I never thought I’d follow it up doing the same with Jerry Harvey’s Roxanne.… Read the full article

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Review: Burson FUN – Overloading the senses

By | November 29th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In this article we’re looking at the Burson FUN.

Disclaimer: Burson directly sent Play, Bang, and Fun for the purposes of this review. I paid nothing for any single unit, and the upgraded op-amps came along with them. Fun is a powerful dual-mono Class-A amp that will blow your socks off for 299$ USD. You can find out all about it here: Burson Fun Headphone amp / pre-amp.

Burson’s staples: cost-effective mid to high end amps, active cables, their beautiful Timekeeper power amp series, DIY-inspired component sets, and of course their peck of discrete and proprietary high-end op-amp sets, some of which Headfonia have had the good fortune to test, are well known.… Read the full article

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Review: NextDrive Spectra X – Dynamic

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

The NextDrive Spectra X is the newest of Nextrive’s DAC modules and it will be available on the market soon!

Disclaimer: NextDrive sent me Spectra X units to review here. They aren’t quite on the market, but should go on sale in the next weeks for around 190$ USD. X uses the same ESS SABRE 9018Q2C DAC, adds a bit of noise dumbing magic called Xtra Sound, among other advanced features. You can find out all about it here: Spectra X: Unleash the power of your sound.… Read the full article

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Picture Sunday: Burson Fun and Bang

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

In this Sunday’s post we’re looking at the Burson Fun and Bang units. Part of the new Burson product line.

Disclaimer: This is a Picture Sunday post where we take a quick preview of various gear before their full review. You can take a look at our other Picture Sunday posts HERE. Burson Fun and Bang serve three amplification purposes: headphones, pre-amp, and loudspeakers. For more about Burson’s BFP series, check below:

Burson Bang
Burson Fun
Burson Play

Typically it takes a Doom Guy to wield a BFG.… Read the full article

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Review: FiiO BTR3 – one step forward, two steps back

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fiio BTR3 is one of Fiio’s latest Bluetooth devices. Do we like it? Find out all about it now!

Disclaimer: FiiO supplied BTR3 for the purposes of this review. I paid nothing for it. It retails for 79$ and is driven by the AK4376A DAC and Qualcomm CR8675 Bluetooth receiver chip. You can find out all about it here: Portable High-Fidelity Bluetooth Amplifier-BTR3. 

Related reviews:

FiiO BTR1
Fiio uBTR
MyST 1866 Bluetooth DAC

Not sound

FiiO’s unrelenting production queue reminds me of nVidia in the late 90s, of which Tom’s Hardware asked: ‘are nVidia too fast for us?’ The difference is that FiiO are fighting a much larger, less proprietary rank of competing products and rivals.… Read the full article

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Review: Litexim Aerobuds – wings of redemption

By | October 1st, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Nathan looks at the rather unknown LiteXim Aerobuds, a budget Bluetooth fully wireless IEM

Disclaimer: LiteXim sent Aerobuds directly for the purposes of this review. Aerobuds are a single-driver Bluetooth earphone. They go for about 60$, are compatible with a host of wireless tech. You can find out all about them here: LiteXim Aerobuds Truely Wireless Earphones.

After a lot of reviewing – and more than a little fiddling – I consider 60$ more than adequate to manufacture, distribute, market, and sell a quality wireless earphone.… Read the full article

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