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Review: Audiovalve Solaris – Ruler of Sound

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

Disclaimer: The Audiovalve Solaris was sent to us by the Dutch distributor, on request of Audiovalve, right after the Headphone Heaven show in Rotterdam.

Audiovalve

The German Audiovalve is the company of Mr. Helmut Becker, a man with a passion for tube technology and a with whole lot of working experience. During his military service, he became a radar technician where, among other things, he learned to understand and operate ‘large tubes’ such as magnetrons, tyratrons and klystrons. After this, he completed his studies in telecommunications technology and developed air warning systems.… Read the full article

Picture Sunday: Malvalve’s Creation

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

Disclaimer: The stars of this weeks’ picture Sunday is the prototype Malvalve headphone. This post is a part of our Picture Sunday series.

It probably isn’t the first time you’ve seen this headphone appear on Headfonia as this Malvalve creation has been in our Canjam Europe reports before. It obviously still is a work in progress as we can see in the picture below that it’s form has changed over the years. This picture was taken when the show was still held in Essen.… Read the full article

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Watch it Wednesday: The Hifiman SUSVARA

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Disclaimer: The Hifiman Susvara was sent to us on loan by Hifiman in exchange for a review

This week you mostly get a preview and a closer look at the Hifiman Susvara. It’s such a beautiful headphone which we’ll be covering in a full and dedicated written review soon.

The preview video is made by Nathan in his typical style, and it’s a bit different from what you’ve seen from us up to now. Don’t say I didn’t warn you 😉

For those who don’t know yet: The Hifiman Susvara is the replacement of the world famous HE-6, a headphone that already is legendary.… Read the full article

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Q ‘n A Saturday: Chord Electronics

By | July 22nd, 2017|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to Linus’ new series on Headfonia.com! Every two weeks we will publish an interview with an insider of the audio industry. They will give us a little insight on how they started and what they are up to. We are thrilled to be able to share a little something with all of you.

This week’s guest of honour is non other than Chord Electronic’s CEO John Franks!

HFN: Please tell us about your role at Chord Electronics and your background
JF: My role involves listening to our customers and identifying tends within our markets, following them into internal and external discussion.
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