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Review: AudioQuest Cobalt – First Impressions

By | July 8th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Disclaimer: The AudioQuest DragonFly Cobalt was sent to us free of charge in exchange for this preview article at the launch and a full review.

Intro

AudioQuest launched the very first DragonFly back in 2012 and has been improving it ever since. A few years ago the BLACK and RED came in to play and now in 2019, AudioQuest is back with a new and improved version of the RED: The Cobalt!

AudioQuest

AudioQuest is a US based company and the EU headquarters is located in the Netherlands.… Read the full article

Celebration Giveaway 39: CTM VS-4

By | June 9th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with the VS4 universal IEM from Clear Tune Monitors! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winners

The Flare Audio Flares Gold giveaway was a huge hit and we have selected our winner. This week that’s Francis Marchena from the USA. The lucky winner will be contacted shortly by email (check your spam folder), so make sure to get in touch.

Number 39

As promised and explained earlier, we’ll be doing a year long of weekly giveaways and last September was the start of our 52-week celebration.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 37: JDSLabs – Element

By | May 26th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with The Element AMP/DAC from JDS Labs! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winners

The Simgot giveaway was a success and we have selected two winners. They will be announced later this week as I am traveling. The lucky winners will be contacted shortly by email (check your spam folder), so make sure to get in touch.

Number 37

As promised and explained earlier, we’ll be doing a year long of weekly giveaways and last September was the start of our 52-week celebration.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 31: iBasso IT01 & IT04

By | April 14th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with 5! IEMs from iBasso. Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winners

The Mytek Liberty DAC really surprised me looking at he numbers of entries. Go Mytek! The lucky guy this week is Asier Ausocoa from Spain. You will be contacted very shortly by email (check your spam folder), so make sure to get in touch.

Number 31

As promised and explained earlier, we’ll be doing a year long of weekly giveaways and last September was the start of our 52-week celebration.… Read the full article

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Review : Cowon Plenue D2 – Back to the future

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

Disclaimer: The Cowon Plenue D2 was sent to us free of charge by Cowon directly. Cowon already sent us the Plenue L previously, their TOTL DAP but today we look at the new entry level player from the corea.

About Cowon

Founded in 1995 by Park Namkyu and Jung Kaewook, Cowon is a South Korean consumer electronics and software corporation. In 2000, the brand launched the iAUDIO CW100, their first DAP and since then, the company continued to develop new products for audiophiles and prosumers.… Read the full article

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Review : Fearless Audio S6 Rui – with a Bang

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , |

Disclaimer : The Fearless Audio S6 were sent to us free of charge in exchange of an honest opinion by Linsoul. Their retail price is 399€/$ and you can find them in the Linsoul store directly.

About Fearless Audio

Founded in 2012, Fearless audio produces IEMs and CIEMs for professional users. I didn’t know the brand prior to this review, but thanks to Linsoul, I’m widening my range of knowledge every month.

If they’ve been making IEM for more than 7 years now, Fearless began to experiment with 3D-printed models in 2016 only.… Read the full article

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Picture Sunday – Cowon Plenue D2

By | March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

Today, we take a fresh look a the new Cowon Plenue D2. A neat little player, based on an iconic range of players : the Cowon D series.

Cowon Plenue D2 – The design

There is a thing with Korean DAPs, most of the time they look exquisite. Be it the Cowon Plenue L or the Astell&Kern SP1000M, they both look more like pieces of art than DAPs.

The Plenue D2 is on the same path, but at a slower pace.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 27: AAW – AXH Universal

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

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with the AAW AXH Universal IEM. Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winners

The Schiit Jotunheim giveaway was the second most joined giveaway since we started doing this in September. There can be only one winner though end this week that is Jason Eshelman from the USA. You will be contacted very shortly by email (check your spam folder), so make sure to get in touch.

Number 27

As promised and explained earlier, we’ll be doing a year long of weekly giveaways and last September was the start of our 52-week celebration.… Read the full article

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Review – Shanling M5S :

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , |

Today we have the chance to review the all-new Shanling M5S. Is it a good alternative to our usual Cayin/FiiO/HiBy trio ? Let’s find out.

This player was sent to us free of charge by Shanling directly. Its MSRP is 429 €/$ and can be found in all your usual stores.

About Shanling

Founded in 1988, Shanling has been developing Hi-Fi products for more than 30 years now. Their range goes from CD players to power conditioners but what we really like at Headfonia are… DAPs.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 21: Final Audio F7200

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with the Final Audio F7200 universal IEM. Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winners

The Beyerdynamic Amiron Wireless headphone giveaway turned out a lot more popular than expected but there can be only one winner. This week that is Yauheni Salopiy from Belarus. Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 21

As promised and explained earlier, we’ll be doing a year long of weekly giveaways and last September was the start of our 52-week celebration.… Read the full article

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