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The New Meze Planar Headphone Kicks Things Off – RMAF 2018

By | October 6th, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , |

It all started with a killer $300 dynamic headphone with a slightly off beat name. The Meze Classic 99 performed very admiralty against a very crowded space at the time, and quickly put Meze on the map of headphone enthusiasts.

Over the next few years Meze released a few even less expensive variants of the Classic 99, but this year the growing company decided to jump into the deep end of the planar magnetic market. Partnered with Rinaro Isodynamcs, the team has produced a $3k “Isodynamic Hybrid Array Driver” dubbed the MZ3 placed in a new open back headphone called the Empyrean.… Read the full article

Playback Pioneers 2018: Antonio Meze

By | May 24th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , |

Best in show awards as they relate to sound quality – this publication gave them up several years ago. Experience tells us that they’re a silly side effect of a play act undertaken by commentator and (unwitting) exhibitor. Show-based awards flatter both parties whilst remaining meaningless for the rest of us.

This audio reviewer’s self-imposed brief for Munich High-End 2018 was not only to take a snapshot of what’s new and to go long on video in the process but also to un/cover and profile manufacturers whose work stands out as markedly different.Read the full article

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