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Celebration Giveaway 12: DHC – Elite 19 IC

By | December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with a very special InterConnect. This time it’s Double Helix Cables’ Elite 19 IC!! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winner

The CustomArt giveaway was quite successful but there can be only one winner, and that is: Bern from Michigan, USA!! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 12

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

Picture Sunday – The world of Custom IEMs

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

In this Picture Sunday post we look at he designs the Custom IEM companies and HFN Staff have come up over the years. This post is a part of our Picture Sunday series

Not everyone is into custom IEMs but at HFN we are big fans. We understand not everyone likes the feel of full customs, but comfort and sound-wise, they’re just the best there is.

Of course it all starts with doing this:

Once you have done so correctly, you’ll have a set of these:

And then it’s play time!… Read the full article

Review: Burson Fun – overwhelming the senses

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

In this article we look a the Burson Fun from Burson Audio.

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

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

Review: FiiO M9 – Wizard of the East

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fiio M9 portable player is the successor of the nice M7 DAP. In this article we look at the newest Fiio DAP.

Disclaimer: The FiiO M9 was sent to us free of charge in exchange of an honest review. The MRSP is 299€ as I’m writing this and you can get it from Fiio’s official dealers.

About FiiO

Since 2007, FiiO has always aimed to become one of the top brands in the audiophile game. Based in Guangzhou, China, they rose steadily and somehow achieved their goal : Being available all over the world and build products known for their excellent performance/price ratio.… Read the full article

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Picture Sunday – iFi Audio Micro/Nano Black Label

By | November 24th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ifi Audio is a special brand for me. Back in the days, I had the chance to make a trip to Hong-Kong for a business trip. The first day I went for the HKTDC, one of the biggest tech fairs, and the first stand I saw was… iFi Audio ! They were displaying the first generation of iCan and a set of products from AMR, the big venture at the origin of iFi Audio. 

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

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Celebration Giveaway 8: Astell&Kern – Billie Jean

By | November 4th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

We continue our $50k anniversary celebration giveaway with one of my personal universal IEM favorites, the Billie Jean from Astell&Kern!! It could be all yours, just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

We had a lot of interest in the AudioQuest DragonFly giveaway but there can be only one winner, and that is: Felipe from Brasil! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 8

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: iBasso IT04 – A Big Step

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

We are finally looking at the iBasso’s flagship In Ear Monitor, the iBasso IT04, and it surely is a great step forward for the brand.

Disclaimer: The iBasso IT04 was sent to me by the company itself for this review and iBasso is not affiliated with Headfonia in any way. The official price for the IT04 is 499$. I did not receive the consumer box so I can’t comment on the package content. The Sony WM1A Walkman is the source used for sound evaluation. Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 6: Etymotic ER4-XR

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

We continue our $50k anniversary celebration giveaway with an excellent and classic set of universal IEMS, the Etymotic ER4-XR!! It could be all yours, just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

We had a lot of entries for the Meze Audio 99Classics headphone but there can be only one winner, and that is: Jap Ferdy from Jakarta Idonesia! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 6

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 5: Meze Audio – 99Classics

By | October 14th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k anniversary celebration giveaway with an awesome full sized headphone, the Meze Audio 99Classics!! It could be all yours, just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

We had a good number of entries again for the Labkable Takumi II cable but there can be only one winner, and that is: Todd Ficarra from the USA! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 5

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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