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Astral Acoustics Taurus Review

By | February 21st, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , |

Tonality8.5
Build Quality8.9
Matchability8.5
Value For Money8.6
8.6
Our Score

Astral Acoustics is now having a Chinese New Year Sale of up to 20% off for all IEM cables until March 16th 2018! Sales prices include the Taurus at just $190. The other cable line sale prices are as follows: Libra 4 $400 USD, Pisces 8 $550 USD, Libra 8 $680 USD

The Taurus is the debut launch of a new Hong Kong IEM cable manufacturer called Astral Acoustics, priced at $240.… Read the full article

PLUSSOUND Exo Series Bluetooth Cable Review

By | January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

Tonality8.7
Build & Functionality8.5
Matchability8.4
Value For Money8.5
8.5
Our Score
$149 upwards

The Exo Series BT cable is a new versatile detachable Bluetooth enabled cable release from PlusSound Audio starting at $149.

This is the second time Headfonics has officially worked with Plussound with the first being a review of their well-received Cloud 9 portable amp way back in January 2015 from Smit Patel.

For those that are new to Plussound, they hail from the US, (LA to be precise), and were established in 2012.… Read the full article

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The Thor II By Effect Audio

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

8.8
Our Score

The Thor Silver IEM cable is one of Effect Audio’s core or long-term product lines and was originally launched in 2013. You can still buy it today from Effect Audio for around $250 and graze through the various positive reviews it garnished around the time of release.

I actually didn’t get to try out the original Thor Silver Edition until a few months ago when I bought it as part of an IEM package in one of our local groups.… Read the full article

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The Lionheart By Effect Audio

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

The Lionheart By Effect Audio
Tonality8.5
Build9.5
Matchability8.3
Value For Money8.5

8.7Our Score

I have had quite a few IEMs in the last two years that I have spoken about fondly. IEM’s that have great potential only to be held back by a stock cable that serves a basic purpose rather than delivers exceptional performance.

The option to change a cable you are not happy with, for whatever reason, to me, is a logical extension in the current market and a reasoned personal choice rather than mandatory upgrade.… Read the full article

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The Frosty Sheep IEM Cable By Wagnus

By | July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , |

The Frosty Sheep IEM Cable By Wagnus
Tonality8.5
Technical Capability9.5
Looks8.5
Build & Ergonomics9

8.9Our Score

This is part three of a four-part series of high-end cables. For the general introduction about cable performance and matching, please see the first review of the series (Rhapsodio Golden). In each review, the scores of ‘looks’ and ‘build & ergonomics are weighted together in the final averaging of the score, as I find the other two scores proportionally more important.Read the full article

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