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Review: Dan Clark Audio – Aeon 2

By | November 18th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

DC Audio, previously known as MrSpeakers, just launched their new 899$ Aeon 2 headphones. The successor to the acclaimed Aeon. Will this one be as popular?

Disclaimer: The Aeon 2 was kindly provided by DC Audio free of charge. I only had to pay for the import costs. DC Audio is not affiliated with Headfonia and not a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity.

About Dan Clark Audio:

DC Audio – Dan Clark Audio – formerly known as MrSpeakers, is one of the few companies that started out doing modifications to existing products, namely the Fostex T50RP.… Read the full article

Meze Audio Empyrean Planar-Magnetic Headphone

By | November 18th, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: |

Meze Audio Empyrean Planar-Magnetic Headphone

Until now the Romanian firm Meze Audio has been best known for its excellent and affordable 99 Classics headphones, which offer incredible value for money. However, for over two years Meze has been hard at work developing an extremely sophisticated, ultra-high-performance, cost-no-object headphone called the Empyrean ($2999). The Empyrean is an open-back planar-magnetic headphone stemming from collaboration between Meze and the Ukrainian firm Rinaro Isodynamics (a veteran planar-magnetic driver specialist). Basically, Rinaro developed the Empyrean’s Meze-exclusive, patent-pending, hybrid-array Isoplanar driver, while Meze created everything else.… Read the full article

Campfire Audio Atlas IEMs

By | November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , |

Known for its industrial designs and commitment to sound tuning, Campfire Audio represent a bold and daring personal audio company in the midst of an already populated marketplace. Headed by Ken Ball, who oversees both Campfire and its parent company ALO audio, the boutique brands have earned a solid reputation amongst both audiophiles and the mass market alike.

The new Atlas IEM replaces Campfire Audio’s previously well-acclaimed Vega. At a price point of $1299, the Atlas implements the same single diamond-like carbon driver as the Vega before it, but this time in a superior stainless-steel housing and an all-new Litz cable.… Read the full article

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Dan Clark Audio AEON 2 – First Contact

By | November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

The Dan Clark Audio AEON 2 is a new foldable upgraded design on the original AEON closed-back planar magnetic headphones. It is priced at $899. Disclaimer: The Dan Clark Audio AEON 2 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at Dan Clark Audio for giving us this […]

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Lenbrook Launches DALI’s Innovative IO Headphones in the U.S.

By | October 31st, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: |

Lenbrook Launches DALI’s Innovative IO Headphones in the U.S.

The following is a press release issued by Lenbrook. Pickering Ontario, Canada | October 30, 2019 – Lenbrook Americas today formally announced the launch of DALI IO headphones to the U.S. market. Two “over ear” models to start, the IO-6 ($499 U.S. MSRP) is an Active Noise Canceling (ANC) wireless headphone while the IO-4 ($399) offers similar features and performance without ANC. Designed for the modern music lover, both IO models deliver remarkable sound quality utilizing a large 50mm driver with Neodymium magnet in a closed-back design.… Read the full article

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Play AND record with Schiit’s Fulla 3, Hel 3

By | October 29th, 2019|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

Schiit Audio enter the gaming/podcast space this week with a pair of products first teased at RMAF 2019.

The Fulla 3 adds an ‘electret’ microphone input + automatic level control + 24bit AKM ADC to the company’s transportable AKM AK4490 DAC and headphone amplifier, all without dropping its analogue input or increasing the price. Fulla 3 will sell for US$99.

Why would we want a Fulla 3? USB-powered, it allows us to listen at a higher quality than the average laptop’s headphone output but also to record at a higher quality than the same laptop’s onboard microphone input.… Read the full article

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Grado White Headphone Review

By | October 20th, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

The Grado White Headphone is a limited edition open back headphone with an all-white platter outer enclosure and a new compact ventilation system. It is priced at $795. Disclaimer: The Grado White headphones were sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion. Thank you to Grado and 4ourears USA for giving us this opportunity. You can read […]

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oBravo HAMT-3 MKII – First Contact

By | October 19th, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

The oBravo HAMT-3 MKII is the company’s next-gen hybrid dynamic driver and AMT tweeter closed-back full-size headphones. It is priced at around £795. Disclaimer: The oBravo HAMT-3 MKII sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at oBravo and Audio Concierge for giving us this opportunity. To read more about […]

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oBravo HAMT-1 Signature – First Contact

By | October 18th, 2019|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

The oBravo HAMT-1 Signature is the company’s flagship hybrid dynamic driver and AMT tweeter closed-back full-size headphones. It is priced at around £5899. Disclaimer: The oBravo HAMT-1 Signature sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at oBravo and Audio Concierge for giving us this opportunity. To read more about […]

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Focal Utopia, Abyss Phi CC, and the Hifiman Susvara – Three End Game Headphones: Which One is Right for You?

By | October 16th, 2019|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , |

I started my audiophile journey in 2011 with the purchase of a Sennheiser HD 600 and a Yulong D100 headphone AMP/DAC combo. The total cost for that system was $400 all in. My feelings on the purchase were mixed to say the least, I loved the performance, but the cost also seemed silly to both me and my college roommates at the time. Little did I know that eight years later, the HD 600 and D100 would still be running, and they would also have a new home on my friend’s desk.… Read the full article

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