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Picture Sunday: Oriolus Finschi

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

Today we take a brief look at the Oriolus Finschi, the entry-level IEM from our Japanese friends.

Disclaimer: This week’s star of Picture Sunday is the Oriolus Finschi IEM. The sample was sent to us for a full review. The cost is 180$. This post is a part of our Picture Sunday series.

The New Bird

Oriolus is a mysterious brand. You never know what they’re going to do, or what their plan is for future releases. One thing’s for certain though; they make great personal audio products.… Read the full article

Picture Sunday – Lotoo PAW Gold Touch

By | January 12th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

In this episode of our Picture Sunday series we’re taking a first look at the new PAW Gold Touch from Lotoo.

Disclaimer: The PAW Gold Touch is part of our Picture Sunday posts. You can find all previous ones here.

Everyone who’s curious about Digital Audio Players has definitely come across the name Lotoo. Their original PAW Gold and PAW 5000 have received a lot of praise from the community. Lotoo is a brand that’s not like many others. Their origin comes from the recording business as they developed a hand full of professional grade audio recorders.… Read the full article

Picture Sunday – Shozy & AAW Pola

By | January 5th, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today we’re looking at the Pola, the Electrostat Hybrid universal IEM created by Shozy and AAW who have again teamed up for this.

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

“Pola”, you say? “What on earth are you talking about now?” Well, let me help you. Pola is the newest creation from Shozy and AAW, and they have teamed up to develop the world’s first Electrostatic Hybrid IEM, with an internal amplifier and interchangeable cable system.… Read the full article

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Picture Sunday – FiiO M6

By | December 29th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Another day, another FiiO, it looks like there isn’t a month without a new player from the brand. This time it’s the new FiiO M6 and oh boy does it look and feel good.

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

FiiO M6 : first look

If FiiO already made entry-level players before with the M3 and X1, the FiiO M6 is a definitive improvement from those two models.… Read the full article

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Picture Sunday: Shozy BG

By | December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

Let’s take a brief look at the Shozy BG, the company’s 5BA IEM with a quite affordable price.

Disclaimer: This week’s star of Picture Sunday is the Shozy BG IEM. The sample was sent to us for a full review which will come up early 2019. The cost is 280$. This post is a part of our Picture Sunday series.

Shozy

Shozy is a personal audio brand from Hong Kong. They were mostly producing portable DACs/Amplifiers together with Digital Audio Players, but they recently jumped in to the IEM market as well.… Read the full article

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Picture Sunday – Astell&Kern SP1000M

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The SP1000M is a new smaller version of the SP1000 from the South Korean Astell&Kern.

Disclaimer: The star of this weeks’ picture Sunday is the SP1000M. This post is a part of our Picture Sunday series and the SP1000M was sent to us for a full review including comparison to its big brother.

Astell&Kern

I’m not going to keep repeating who exactly A&K is, so let’s just copy/paste.

Astell&Kern is a South Korean high end brand for digital audio players (DAPs).… Read the full article

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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

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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

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Picture Sunday – iFi Audio Micro/Nano Black Label

By | November 24th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ifi Audio is a special brand for me. Back in the days, I had the chance to make a trip to Hong-Kong for a business trip. The first day I went for the HKTDC, one of the biggest tech fairs, and the first stand I saw was… iFi Audio ! They were displaying the first generation of iCan and a set of products from AMR, the big venture at the origin of iFi Audio. 

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

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Picture Sunday – Sennheiser HD820 : under the dome

By | November 17th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Today we take a good look at the Sennheiser HD820, the new German flagship.

Sennheiser HD800 – The reference

The Sennheiser HD800 and the latter HD800S are the top models from the German brand, if you don’t take in to account the Sennheiser Orpheus. Wide sound stage, good comfort, great build and amazing sound once properly driven, that made this headphone a best-seller. The only drawback ? The (very) open design, which forces you to use it in a very silent room.… Read the full article

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