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Syllable D900 – Review

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , , , |

In a world where high end headphones seems to evolve the wrong way, meaning that almost every big headphone manufacturer started doubling the price with every new model, I figured I go in the other direction for a while, to the cheaper market to see what lays there.

Build quality, looks & specs

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The first thing I noticed about the Syllable D900 Mini is that they come with their own carrying case which is also a charging “station” as it includes a battery inside and can be charged using a usb cable.… Read the full article

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Xiaomi MI Pro HD In-Ear Headphones Review

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , , |

General Presentation and Specs

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The packaging and unboxing is quite nice and gives you the impression that you bought a more expensive product. Even the eardbuds are made of metal (Zircon to be more exact), not cheap plastic. They also come with a small carrying pouch.

The presentation of these headphones on the manufacturer’s website is quite impressive and in Audiophile world you would pay big bucks for a product like that.

Let’s go through some interesting features the Xiamon MI Pro HD have.… Read the full article

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Superlux HD-681 Review

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , , |

I’ve heard a lot of good things about these headphones throughout the ears and they’ve managed to capture my attention, so here we are.

Looks & Build Quality 

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For their price these headphones are quite well built. They’re mostly built out of plastic, but the way they’re put together seems to make them durable and quite sturdy. They gave me the feeling I can trow them around without any serious consequences.

They’re semi-open headphones and they’re certainly not enough isolated for traveling, but they have a good isolation and I think you can listen to music without bothering someone near you at work or in your home.… Read the full article

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ADL H128 Closed Headphones-Review

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , , , |

Recently I’ve stumbled upon some new headphones, the ADL H128  and I thought they might deserve a try.

Introduction

At the first sight and feel, these headphones feel sturdy. However, there is a lot of plastic involved and I don’t know how they will stand after a prolonged usage.

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What I liked about them was that the detachable cable had a mini xlr input inside the headphone. I like this type of input because it’s very easy to attach and detach.… Read the full article

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AudioQuest NightHawk Headphones – Review

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , |

These headphones managed to get my attention since Canjam 2015 in Essen. While I didn’t quite managed to get how it sounded at the show, due to insufficient time, these headphones had something that impressed me.

Due to HighEndAudio Audio store in Bucharest, I have managed to get a loaner unit for this review.

General Presentation

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Where do I start, there are so many things to be said about how this headphone was built. I won’t get into all the details but I will refer some of them here.… Read the full article

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SoundMagic HP200 Headphones – Review

By | June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , |

I’m really happy I got to hear these headphones as they kind of took me by surprise. I can tell you that the don’t get the attention they  deserve.

Build Quality & Looks

These headphones are mostly made of plastic, but it seems to be of good quality. It doesn’t have a cheap feel or looks at all. It seems well built and is also quite comfortable. The headband seems to distribute the weight so it doesn’t create a pressure point on your head as some other headphones do.… Read the full article

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Sennheiser HD800S – Review

By | April 9th, 2016|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , , |

I’ve had HD800 for more than 2 years now and I can safely say that I love those headphones, which are quite a marvel from a technical perspective and they’ve been released in 2009, so approximately 7 years ago.

Beside the very strong points of HD800 like soundstage, details, transient speed and attack, imaging, etc. , these headphones also had 2 problems from my perspective: incomplete bass and a peak on the treble that made them sibilant with many recordings.

These problems are quite known in the community and I’ve been expecting a move from Sennheiser for a while now regarding these issues.… Read the full article

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Audeze LCD-4 vs LCD-3, HD800 & HD800s

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , , |

This page is dedicated just to comparisons between LCD-4 and HD800, HD800s and LCD-3.

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If you want to go back to the review about LCD-4 click here.

 

Compared to HD800

As you may know, I am a big fan of HD800 as well. They are a still a technological marvel and I’ve been enjoying them at my house for a few years now. After getting my speakers, Piega Premium 5.2, but especially the Focal Electra 1028, I found myself to listen to them on fewer and fewer occasions.… Read the full article

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Audeze LCD-4 – Review

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , , |

At last, the day has come! Audeze has released a new flagship. After owning and hearing both LCD-3 and LCD-X, I was really curious and anxious regarding to what this company will provide us with a new flagship and here we are.

Build quality and Looks

These headphones certainly look gorgeous. Everything about them says luxury item.

The new Audeze flagship is a pleasure to the eyes.

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The wood is even more finished than the one from LCD-3 and it also comes with suspension-type carbon fiber and leather headband which greatly increases to comfort compared with the older models.… Read the full article

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Ultimate Sound 3Driver Custom In Ear Monitor – US3D Review

By | November 8th, 2015|Categories: Headphones - Headmania|Tags: , , , , , , |

As I’ve  been telling before, I was aiming for this review for a while now. One year ago I found out about a very interesting Romanian company here in Bucharest named Ultimate Sound that makes custom in ear monitors.

I’ve also met the owner, Cristi Voicu, who is also the main tech guy and he struck me as a very promising and smart  man. I’ve also seen him work and he is very meticulous, thorough and very clean in doing his job.… Read the full article

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