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A New $4k Abyss Headphone Is Coming From JPS Labs

By | October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Early prep for any big audio show in the US involves wading through a massive pile of PR releases the weeks before the event. Cutting through the clutter and making for an early mindshare JPS Labs, maker of the Abyss series of headphones has a new $4k offering in the form of the Diana Phi. While the unusually crowding at this top tier price point might have surprised the pants off personal audio enthusiasts just a few years back, most planar magnetic makers now have something that plays at this price tag.… Read the full article

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ZMF and Abyss Get Frisky With Two New Headphones – RMAF 2017

By | October 14th, 2017|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The original Abyss headphone by JPS Labs ($4.5k) has been a bookend of the high-end headphone consortium for a few years now. Priced at the top of the planar magnetic game, the single headphone from the New York-based company was a bit unwieldy if not still an interesting prospect for those in the $4k+ market. At RMAF the company unveiled a new, more compact offering for a slight discount in cost. The Diana will debut for $3k and cuts the weight down to 33o grams but still retains some high end specs with a sensitivity of 91dB, so don’t expect a fully-endorsed portable product from JPS just yet.… Read the full article

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JPS Labs Announces its Model AB-1266 Phi Headphone!

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , , , , |

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[Note:  All components in BOLD are loaned; all components in standard face are owned by me.]

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The GamuT Audio Zodiac Reference Loudspeakers and Balanced Audio Technology VK-255 SE stereo amplifier.

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The GamuT Audio Zodiac Reference Loudspeaker next to one of our racks of SACDs.

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The Evolution Acoustics MM2 Loudspeakers with a pair of Audionet MAX monoblock amplifiers and the PRE G2 preamp on the Walker Audio Prologue Rack.

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GamuT Audio Zodiac Reference Loudspeakers; Evolution Acoustics MM2 loudspeakers with Wave Kinetics isolation feet; Nova Rendition II loudspeakers outfitted with Walker Audio Reference HDLs on the upper and lower bi-wires, and Townshend Audio Super Tweeters, all contacts treated with Walker Audio Extreme SST Contact Enhancer.… Read the full article

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