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The Emotiva A-100 Stereo Flex Amplifier

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Flexing Muscles

by Venoth Nair

 

Emotiva is an American brand noted for producing a wide variety of amplification product with an ideal based around providing quality sound at reasonable prices. The new baby in their range, the A-100 “Flex” amplifier as it’s called, is the smallest amplifier from the stable which is actually more of a desktop headphone amp which can drive speakers as opposed to being an amplifier that can drive headphones.

 

Being designed as a headphone amplifier the Emotiva A-100 is built on a half size chassis making it perfect for desktop audiophiles or those who are restricted when it comes to space.… Read the full article

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Chord Electronics’ Hugo 2 DAC/Headphone Amp EISA DAC 2018/19 Award

By | August 27th, 2018|Categories: Hifipig|Tags: , , , , |

Chord Electronics’ Hugo 2 DAC/Headphone Amp EISA DAC 2018/19 Award

Chord Electronics’ Hugo 2 DAC/headphone amplifier has won Europe’s most prestigious DAC award: EISA DAC 2018/19. The award from the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) reflects the pooled experience of EISA’s expert magazines in Europe, the USA, Canada, India, Hong Kong/China, Japan and Australia, and acknowledges Hugo 2 as the world’s most advanced transportable DAC.

Commenting on the definitive EISA DAC 2018/19 award, Matthew Bartlett, Chord Electronics’ Manufacturing Director said, “I’m delighted that EISA’s expert judging panel have once again recognised the technical and sonic superiority of Chord Electronics’ DAC designs.

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Blog: Head-Fi CanJam London 2018 – Report

By | July 25th, 2018|Categories: Head-Fi, Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today’s post is all about the Head-Fi Canjam London 2018 show. Check out previous reports by clicking HERE. The picture above was taken on the top of “The Shard”.

Canjam London 2018 – Intro

My first ever Canjam show happened in London last weekend, and because this was also my first ever trip to London, I enjoyed it more than you can imagine. Apart from hanging with Lieven around the streets of London and taking that beautiful picture above from The Shard, the show itself was also so great, that it made me wanting for more next year.… Read the full article

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Westone’s Brand New UM Pro Series

By | June 29th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Going Ape for In-ear High Fidelity

by Venoth Nair

 

A historical timeline of Westone and its achievements over the years
A historical timeline of Westone and its achievements over the years

As a pioneer in balanced armature driver technology and with an extensive 55-year history in crafting customized high-quality solutions for critical listening applications, Westone is no stranger to the head-fi community. Hailing from the USA, Westone’s experience with in-ear audio monitors can be further substantiated by its list of clienteles which includes musicians and even the United States Air Force.… Read the full article

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Maxx-headfi holds flash sale today

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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By Lam Seng Fatt

 

While many other dealers are grumbling about poor market conditions currently, Max Loh of Maxx Audio Visual fame, is swimming against the tide and is venturing into new businesses.

 

His latest venture is into marketing headphones via a dedicated website (www.maxx-headfi.com).

 

Inspired by e-commerce websites like Lazada and Alibaba, Max is  holding a flash sale today. Called the 12.12 Flash Sale, he is offering lots of discounts on various types of headphones.… Read the full article

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Portable Hi-Fi

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When You Want Your Hi-Fi to Go

by Venoth Nair

 

The current trend of portable devices has led to a slew of new cutting edge transportable tech to help enhance and improve our personal audio listening experience. These amazing little wonders, though in some cases they aren’t really that small, come from pretty much every end of the spectrum when it comes to audio brands. Your typical box brands like Sony and JVC all the way up to big wigs of high end audio like McIntosh and Chord are all in on the new craze when it comes to how audiophiles experience Hi-Fi on the go.… Read the full article

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JVC Exofield Technology

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

An Xtraordinary Audio Revolution

by Venoth Nair

 

JVC Exofield
JVC’s EXOFIELD technology can make this pair of headphone sound like a pair of speakers infront of you

 

JVC has had a long line of success when it comes to headphones, producing an exhaustive list of high quality, superior performance in ear, on ear and over ear designs. They were one of the leaders in the use of wood as a driver material which lead to their highly acclaimed wood series which is now a must have for headphone enthusiast.… Read the full article

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HIGH END MUNICH 2017 – News Round Up

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Hifipig|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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WyWires At Axpona 2017

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Hifipig|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

WyWires are debuting both their Diamond series USB and Juice II Digital cables at Axpona 2017.

The USB interface has gained in importance as an indispensable component. We have taken our very popular Platinum series USB cable and added several key features to extend its performance to a remarkable degree. The result? Diamond Series USB, priced at $1599 USD for 1.2 meters/4 feet standard length”.

The response to our Apple Mac Mini Power Cord was very good; we decided to offer something similar for all digital devices: DAC’s CD players, music servers.

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V-MODA Release Forza Metallo Wireless Ergonomic Neckband Headphones

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Hifipig|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

V-MODA of Italy have announced the availability of the Forza Metallo Wireless neckband Bluetooth headphones. V -MODA day they are: “Designed by and for modern audiophiles, Forza Metallo Wireless is the high-performance and ultra-sleek companion for your demanding everyday life. It brings the 40+ editors’ choice award-winning V-MODA sound and new noise-canceling microphones to the era of Bluetooth neckband headphones”.

They feature a newly developed 5.8mm dynamic micro Hi-Res driver, a futuristic sweat-resistant technology, patent-pending sport fins for hybrid sport performance and “the world’s first jewel-grade 3D printing customisation of in-ears”.Read the full article

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