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Sunshine Kiwami Cable Review

By | October 19th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , |

Tonality8.4Build Quality8.6Comfort & Handling8.6Matchability8.5 8.5Score$199SunshineDisclaimer: The Sunshine Kiwami cable was sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion in this review. Many thanks to Sunshine for giving us this opportunity and to Miss Akiyo for acting as a translator during the process.  Sunshine came out of nowhere to land in my inbox about 2 […]

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Wrapping up RMAF 2018 with Angela Cardas (& more)

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

As RMAF 2018 drew to a close, I joined Angela Cardas in the Marriott hotel bar for a chat about her role as manager of Cardas Audio and what she thinks of the term ‘WAF’. Guess what! She’s “not a fan”. The way Cardas tells it, the days of audio shows being an escape from the family are over. Now is the time to include the family (as exemplified by Munich High-End).

Echoing this sentiment is Zu Audio‘s own RMAF 2018 reflection: “If it’s one thing exhibitors at these hi-fi shows need to do better is play music that more people want to hear—the days of playing ten safe cuts of pretty and impressive music are long gone.” The majority of exhibitors still pull from a shallow pool as beige as the name given to the refurbished Marriott’s bar: Pint Brothers.… 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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Effect Audio Leonidas II Review

By | October 10th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

Tonality9Build Quality9Comfort & Handling9.1Matchability9 9Score$888Effect AudioDisclaimer: The Effect Audio Leonidas II was sent to us in advance of retail release to allow us to complete this review. Many thanks to Effect Audio for giving us this opportunity. Some time ago I asked Eric Chong, the Marketing Manager, what was Effect Audio’s most critical products releases? […]

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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: 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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OC Studio Orpheus MK5 Review

By | September 28th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

Tonality8.6Build Quality9Comfort & Handling8.5Matchability8.5 8.7ScoreApprox $250OC StudioDisclaimer: The OC Studio Orpheus MK5  sent to us for the purposes of this review is a demo unit sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to Original Cable Studio (OC) for giving us this opportunity. OC Studio stands for Original Cable Studio and is based […]

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Picture Sunday – Effect Audio Janus

By | September 16th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Effect Audio Linus is a new earphone cable by Effect Audio from Singapore.

Disclaimer: The star of this weeks’ picture Sunday is the Effect Audio Janus. This post is a part of our Picture Sunday series.

Our friends from Singapore have made some exceptional cables in the past, and them I’m first of all thinking about the Ares, Thor, LionheartLeonidas and Horus. Well they have a lot more really good cables but these are the ones I end up using most.… Read the full article

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Chord Company Launch The SignatureXL Speaker Cable!

By | September 13th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Chord Company has launched SignatureXL, the latest evolution of a classic Chord speaker cable and one that introduces modern technology plus the new silver-plated ChordOhmic plugs. Chord Company’s all-new SignatureXL speaker cable is the first product from the Wiltshire company to feature the new high-performance dielectric, XLPE (Cross-linked Polyethylene). The introduction of XLPE follows the […]

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Effect Audio Janus Review

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , |

Tonality9.2Build Quality9.3Comfort & Handling9Matchability9 9.1Score$1399Effect AudioDisclaimer: The Effect Audio Janus was sent to us a sample in exchange for our honest opinion and does not have to be returned. We thank Effect Audio for this opportunity. The Janus has been a long time brewing. In fact, Effect Audio first reached out to me in February […]

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