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Review: JDS Labs Atom – Exemplary

By | January 16th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Today we’re looking at JDS Labs’ latest creation, their small Atom amplifier. A 99$ entry level headphone amplifier.

Disclaimer: JDS Labs provided the Atom amplifier free of charge. I only had to cover import fees and customs. Headfonia is not affiliated with JDS Labs in any way, they are not a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Atom.

About JDS Labs:

JDS Labs is a US based brand that operates since 2007. They are the producer of many critically acclaimed products.… Read the full article

Celebration Giveaway 16: BottleHead – Crack

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

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with my favourite DIY amp, the BottleHEad Crack OTL Tube amp. Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winner

The VE5 and Lionheart cable of course was very popular but we can only make one person’s Christmas extra nice, and that is: Matthias Stuer from Belgium!!! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 16

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 : FiiO K3 – Legacy

By | December 20th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

The FiiO K3 desktop amp is the successor of the little FiiO E10K. In this article we look at the newest FiiO USB DAC

Disclaimer: The Fiio K3 was sent to us for the purpose of this review. The unit doesn’t need to be returned and Fiio is a site advertiser.

Four years in the making, that’s basically how long FiiO took to upgrade its desktop USB-DAC series. Sometimes it looks like the brand releases a DAP every quarter – FiiO M7 in May – FiiO M9 in september, FiiO M6 in December – and the product life of their DACs seems to be much longer.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 14: Meier Audio Corda Rock

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

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with a very good amplifier: The Meier Audio Corda ROCK! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winner

The Inear Germany StageDiver SD5 review to no surprise had a lot of entries but there can be only one winner, and that is: Evgeni from Bulgaria!!! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 14

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: 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

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Celebration Giveaway 10: Burson Play with V6 Vivid

By | November 18th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with our first DAC/AMP combo so far, the Burson Audio Play, with a Supreme Sound V6 Vivid!! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

The 64Audio N8 CIEM  giveaway was the biggest one we’ve ever had looking at the number of entries (thousands!) and we had so many funny comments but there can be only one winner, and that is: Elia Schreiner from Luxemburg!! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.… Read the full article

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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: Feliks Audio Euforia – Quality

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

In this review we take a close look at the Feliks Audio Euforia, the reference amp from our Polish friends.

Disclaimer: Feliks Audio is not related to Headfonia in any way. The Euforia was sent to me to be featured on Headfonia.com and doesn’t need to be returned as far as I know.

Feliks Audio

I have had the pleasure to meet Lukasz Feliks in person at the High End show in Munich and he’s just really nice and professional. He is now co-running the business which his father started and it was really nice chatting with him about tube technologies, tube types and tube amps.… Read the full article

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Review: Auris Audio Nirvana – The sweet spot

By | September 19th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this review we take a close look at the newest and 3rd tube amp of the Auris collection.

Disclaimer: Auris Audio is not related to Headfonia in any way. The Nirvana was sent to me to be featured on Headfonia.com and the local dealer uses our sample to feature at shows.

Auris Audio

Only in March of this year we reviewed Auris Audio’s top of the line tube amp, the Headonia, here at Headfonia. Last year we covered their HA2-SE tube amp which won the “Best of 2017” award and so our loyal readers will probably already know all about Auris Audio.… Read the full article

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Review: Schiit Audio Lyr 3 – Flexibility

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

The Lyr 3 is a fully discrete tube hybrid headphone-amplifier that features some Godzilla like power. Does it sound good too? Let’s find out!

Disclaimer: The Lyr 3 by Schiit Audio was provided for the purpose of this review. Schiit Audio is not affliated with Headfonia and not a site advertizer. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to test the Lyr 3 at an extended period.

About Schiit Audio

Schiit Audio is an American manufacturer of amplifiers, d/a converters and audio accessories.… Read the full article

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