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Review: Hifiman RE-2000 and RE-800 – Silver

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

In this article we look at the Hifiman RE-2000 Silver and RE-800 Silver. A variation of the two top IEMs from the Chinese Hifiman.

Disclaimer : Hifiman sent us the RE-800 and RE-2000 for free in exchange of an honest review.

About Hifiman

Hifiman is a Chinese brand of audiophile players, headphones and earphones. The brand was founded in 2007 and they released their first product in 2010: the mighty HM-801, allegedly one of the first audiophile players available on the market.… Read the full article

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: Astell&Kern SR15 – Pocket Pleasure

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

The A&norma SR15 is Astell&Kern’s latest entry level DAP and the spiritual successor of the AK70 MK2. Today we’ll find out how it performs.

Disclaimer: Astell&Kern provided the SR15 for this review at no cost. It is a loaner and will be returned to Astell&Kern. AK is not a site advertiser and in no way affiliated with Headfonia. Many thanks for the opportunity to review the SR15.

About Astell&Kern:

Astell&Kern is a South Korean high end brand for digital audio players (DAPs).… Read the full article

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Review: Effect Audio Leonidas II – Precious

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

The Leonidas II is the successor of the highly acclaimed and loved Leonidas cable. Effect Audio has for the first time ever incorporated Palladium plated silver in a cable with it.

Disclaimer: The Leonidas II was provided by Effect Audio at no cost for this review. Effect Audio is a site advertiser, but not affiliated with Headfonia. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Leonidas II.

About Effect Audio:

Effect Audio is a boutique aftermarket cable company seated in Singapore.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 4: Labkable – Takumi II

By | October 7th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k anniversary celebration giveaway with a beautiful aftermarket cable, the Labkable Takumi II!! It could be all yours, just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

We had many many entries again for the Empire Ears Bravado but there can be only one winner, and that is: Yury Feschenko from Moscow, Russia! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 4

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

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Review: M-Fidelity SA-50 – Transparency

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

Let’s take a detailed look at the M-Fidelity SA-50, the flagship Custom In Ear Monitor from Norway.

Disclaimer: I received The M-Fidelity SA-50 from the manufacturer directly free of charge. I covered the expenses of shipping my impressions, and the customs taxes when I received the monitors. You can also check out my initial impressions HERE.

THE NEW SA-50

M-Fidelity is not a company that everyone has knowledge of in the market. Yet if you know the name, then you’ve probably heard about M-Fidelity with their previous flagship model first, the SA-43, which has 2 switches on its face plate for altering the sound.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 3: Empire Ears Bravado

By | September 30th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

We continue our $50k anniversary celebration giveaway with a universal IEM unit, the Empire Ears Bravado!! It could be all yours, just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

We had many many entries for the iFi Audio xDSD but there can be only one winner, and that is: Ajay Dyas from Mumbai, India!. Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 3

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

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Picture Sunday – Astell&Kern SR15

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

Astell&Kern is the driving force in the high end DAP market. Their products are considered some of the very best. The recently launched SR15 is their new entry model. A first glance at it now, on Headfonia!

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

I have been a long-time fan of Astell&Kern DAPs. My first one was the AK120ii, which I still think is one of the finest looking and great sounding products of theirs.… Read the full article

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Review: Effect Audio Bespoke Eros II

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

Effect Audio’s cables are amongst the most popular on a global scale. Their bespoke service offers their regular line-up in eight wire form. Today we look at the bespoke Eros II.

Disclaimer: The Eros II 8-wire was provided free of charge by Effect Audio for this review. Effect Audio is a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity.

About Effect Audio:

Effect Audio is a boutique aftermarket cable company seated in Singapore. They have been around for nine years already, and can be seen as the leading manufacturers for audiophile aftermarket cables.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 2: iFi Audio xDSD DAC/AMP

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

We continue our $50k anniversary celebration giveaway with a DAC/AMP unit, the iFi Audio xDSD!! It could be all yours, just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

We had far over 1000 entries for the Cayin N5iis DAP but there can be only one winner, and that is: Krzysztof Maj from Poland. Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 2

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

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