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Picture Sunday: Audeze LCD-i3

By | September 14th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

In this post we’re taking a first look at the new LCD-i3 by Audeze. It’s their newest planar magnetic In Ear.

Disclaimer: This is part of our Picture Sunday series, where we give first impressions on new gear we have in the queue. If you want to check the previous ones, you can do so here.

My relationship with Audeze products goes back to when I started to get soaked into the higher end headphone scene. I’ve been a lover of good audio long before I’ve been able to dip my toes into the waters of less affordable gear.… Read the full article

Review: Obravo Cupid – Bravo!

By | September 11th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today we share the review of the Obravo Cupid, the first ever affordable IEM from the luxury brand.

Disclaimer: Obravo provided me a Cupid sample during our visit at CanJam London 2019 show. The commercial price of the Cupid is between 249 £ – 299 £ which converts to around 350-400 $. 

Intro

The IEM market had been dominated by Balanced Armature Drivers once. Times have changed, and now we see companies using variety of drivers in their monitors. Of course it’s very nice to see the developments in drivers such as Electrostatic, Planar and Piezoelectric.… Read the full article

Celebration Giveaway 52: The $10K oBravo Audio Ra C Cu!!

By | September 9th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

We END our $50k gear giveaway with the oBravo Audio Ra C Cu IEM! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winners

The Cosmic Ears CIEM giveaway is now over! The lucky guy/girl this week is Daan van Duijvenvoorde from The Netherlands. You will be contacted very shortly by email (check your spam folder), so make sure to get in touch.

Number 52 – The End

Today is the very last giveaway, number 52, and we’re ending the year of giveaways with a bang.… Read the full article

Picture Sunday – Cayin YB-04

By | September 7th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

In this Picture Sunday post we’re taking a first look at the new Cayin YB-04 IEM, Cayin’s first in-ear monitor!

Disclaimer: This post is part of our Picture Sunday series, where we take first looks at new gear in the queue. To check out more of these posts click here.

You’ve probably seen the news, but Cayin after the launch of the N8 and N6II DAPs, is back with something new, and for them it’s a first!

Cayin Audio has decided to get into the universal IEM game and they are entering the market with a 4BA-driven, universal IEM called the YB-04.… Read the full article

Review: StereoPravda SPearphone SB-3.5

By | September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

The StereoPravda SB-3.5 is the newest addition to the SPearphone IEM line-up. It’s so new it isn’t even on the StereoPravda website yet. Let’s discover some more about it!

Disclaimer: The StereoProavda SB-3.5 was handed to my by Misha Kucherenko at High End Munich 2019 directly in exchange for this review. The unit doesn’t need to be returned as far as I know.

Intro

We have reviewed the StereoPravda SPearphone SB-7 on Headfonia already, so it’s strongly suggested to read up on that review first.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 51: Cosmic Ears CE6P CIEM

By | September 1st, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with the Cosmic Ears CE6P! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winners

The Chord Qutest giveaway is now over! The lucky guy/girl this week is Sebastian Eberhardt from Germany. You will be contacted very shortly by email (check your spam folder), so make sure to get in touch.

Number 51

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: Lear LCM-Skyline – No Brainer

By | August 28th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In today’s review we present you a very nice budget CIEM from Hong Kong, the Lear LCM-Skyline.

Disclaimer: Lear Audio sent me the Lear LCM-Skyline in exchange for a review. The base price for the Skyline is normally around 215 $ but please check below for the limited price. It is only available for custom-fit. LEAR Audio is not an advertiser.

At this moment Lear Audio is selling the Skyline model for 150 $ (standard), 190 $ (Combo Con connectors) and 240 $ (Combo Con + BT cable) as a special offer.Read the full article

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Review: Empire Ears Valkyrie

By | August 26th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

In this review we take a close-up look at Empire Ears’ first ever triple hybrid design – the Valkyrie. It features a dynamic driver, a balanced armature and an electrostatic tweeter.

Disclaimer: Empire Ears provided the Valkyrie free of charge for this review. I only had to pay for importing the product. Headfonia is not affiliated with Empire Ears and they are not a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity. We have received a prototype for this review.Read the full article

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Review: Fearless Audio S10 Genie – Forward, March

By | August 19th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Disclaimer: The Fearless Audio S10 Genie was given to me by Linsoul in exchange for this review. The unit doesn’t need to be returned.

Fearless Audio

It’s really hard to find real or English company info about Fearless Audio. What we do know is what Nano has told you before and that you all love Fearless Audio gear.

Founded in 2012, Fearless audio produces IEMs and CIEMs for professional users. They’ve been making IEMs for more than 7 years and they began to experiment with 3D-printed models in 2016.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 49: Westone W80

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

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with the W80 universal IEM from Westone! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winners

The ROON giveaway is now over! The lucky guy/girl this week is Nicholas Chan from Hong Kong. You will be contacted very shortly by email (check your spam folder), so make sure to get in touch.

Number 49

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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