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Review: Lark Studio LSX – Undisputed

By | December 10th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Lark Studio LSX is a 10BA Driver flagship monitor from Lark Studio. Let’s find out how it performs in the field of flagship monitors with this review.

Disclaimer: The Lark Studio LSX is a demo sample from the company and I shall return it once my work is finished. It goes for 1700$ from Lark Studio’s website. I tested the monitor with the Lotoo Paw Gold, Sony WM1A and the Sony ZX2.

Intro

Stereo systems are outstanding, flagship headphones are marvelous, but flagship In Ear Monitors are really something else.… Read the full article

Celebration Giveaway 13: Inear – StageDiver SD5

By | December 9th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with a world class universal IEM: The Inear stageDiver SD5! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winner

The DHC Elite 19 InterConnect giveaway was quite special but there can be only one winner, and that is: Stephan from South Korea!!! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 13

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

Picture Sunday – FAudio Symphony

By | December 8th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

FAudio is a relatively young brand from Hong Kong. They have been doing reshells for third parties for a while before they decided to make their own IEMs. Today we will take a sneak peek at one of their newest models – the Symphony.

Disclaimer: This post is part of our Picture Sunday series, you can find all of the previous ones here.

When you look at personal audio, and especially portable audio, the most important market is Asia.… Read the full article

Review: Empire Ears Phantom – Crassus

By | December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today we are looking at Empire Ears’ most talked about monitor yet – the Phantom. Since its introduction, the Phantom has made a lot of fans. Will it convince us too?

Disclaimer: Empire Ears provided the Phantom at a discounted price for this review. Empire Ears is not affiliated with Headfonia and not a site advertiser. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Phantom.

About Empire Ears:

Empire Ears is an American IEM and custom IEM company, seated in Norcross, Georgia.… Read the full article

Picture Sunday – The world of Custom IEMs

By | December 1st, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In this Picture Sunday post we look at he designs the Custom IEM companies and HFN Staff have come up over the years. This post is a part of our Picture Sunday series

Not everyone is into custom IEMs but at HFN we are big fans. We understand not everyone likes the feel of full customs, but comfort and sound-wise, they’re just the best there is.

Of course it all starts with doing this:

Once you have done so correctly, you’ll have a set of these:

And then it’s play time!… Read the full article

Celebration Giveaway 11: CustomArt FIBAE 3

By | November 25th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with another IEM. This time it’s the CustomArt’s excellent FIBAE 3 !! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Last week’s Winner

The Burson Audio Play giveaway was a really nice one to do but there can be only one winner, and that is: Josef Bjerlin from Sweden!! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 11

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: Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ – In Control

By | November 21st, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Mytek is a manufacturer of HiFi and Pro Audio electronics. Their Brooklyn DAC+ is a high end and very versatile DAC/Amp in a small package. Today we’ll learn all about it.

Disclaimer: Mytek supplied the Brooklyn DAC+ on loan for this review. It will be returned after publication. Mytek is not a site advertiser or affiliated with Headfonia. Many thanks for the opportunity and generosity. I’m terribly sorry for the delay.

About Mytek:

Mytek Digital is an American company that manufactures high end electronics for the professional and HiFi audio scene alike.… Read the full article

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Review: FiiO FH5 – The Apex

By | November 19th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

After the Picture Sunday post, we finally take a detailed look at the FiiO FH5, the company’s most serious In Ear Monitor to date.

Disclaimer: The FiiO FH5 was sent to me by the company itself for this review. The price of the FH5 is 260$ at this time. The Sony WM1A Walkman is the source used for sound evaluation. 

Intro

For some reason, the IEMs from FiiO weren’t able to give me what I expected from them. I need to admit, they certainly did a good job from the price/performance standpoint.… Read the full article

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Review: EarSonics Grace – Finesse Française

By | November 12th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

French EarSonics has just announced a new flagship universal IEM – the Grace. I’ve had the chance to give it a good spin, let’s see how it performs.

Disclaimer: EarSonics supplied the Grace for the purpose of this review. It does not have to be returned. EarSonics is not a site advertiser and in no way affiliated with Headfonia. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity.

About EarSonics:

EarSonics is a French manufacturer of In Ear Monitors and hearing protection devices.… Read the full article

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Celebration Giveaway 9: 64Audio – N8 CIEM

By | November 11th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k gear giveaway with our biggest prize so far, the 64Audio N8 CIEM!! Just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

There was huge interested for the Billy Jean giveaway and we had so many funny comments but there can be only one winner, and that is: Christopher McKendrick from The United Kingdom! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 9

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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