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Lotoo PAW Gold Touch – First Contact

By | December 14th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , |

$3199LotooMusicTeck USADisclaimer: The Lotoo PAW Gold Touch sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at Lotto and MusicTeck USA for giving us this opportunity. This is our first time to work with Lotoo on impressions and reviews. To read more about DAPs we have reviewed before […]

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Review: Cayin Audio – N8

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

In this article we’re looking at the brand new Cayin N8 DAP from the Chinese Cayin Audio.

Disclaimer: Cayin has been covered many times on Headfonia already. The Cayin N8 was sent to us on loan for this review. It will be returned to Cayin or sent to someone else after this review.

Cayin

Cayin is a premium Chinese high end audio brand (since 1993) and their focus has mostly been on dedicated HiFi equipment, covering every chain in the music reproduction path, from CD player to speaker, but the essence is no doubt their tube amplifiers.… Read the full article

AKG N5005 Review

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , |

8.3Score$999AKGDisclaimer: The AKG N5005 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at AKG for giving us this opportunity. To read more about AKG products we reviewed on Headfonics click here. As an earbud man, I’ve come to love in-ear IEMs of all types and regard universal […]

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Review: MrSpeakers Ether 2 – Honey

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

MrSpeakers recently launched the successor to the popular Ether headphones – the Ether 2. Today we will take it out for a spin.

Disclaimer: MrSpeakers provided the Ether 2 at no cost, I only had to pay for importing them. MrSpeakers is not affiliated with Headfonia and not a site advertizer. Many thanks for the generosity and opportunity to review the Ether 2.

About MrSpeakers:

MrSpeakers is one of the few companies that started out doing modifications to existing products, namely the Fostex T50RP.… Read the full article

Review: ZMF Pendant

By | December 11th, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , , |

ZMF Pendant Review

ZMF Pendant Headphone Amplifier Review

Over the years Zach from ZMF headphones has partnered with a varying companies to bring complimentary products to his consumer base. With the introduction of his own range of dynamic headphones in 2016, ZMF recently took up residence with tube amplifier maker ampsandsound for a partnership that we currently find ourselves staring directly into the warm glowing tubes of. 

The collaboration is an interesting one, bringing together more than one theme for personal audio enthusiasts. There are hints of classic technologies and tried-and-true design elements aligned with more cutting edge design and material work that run through the system like veins of sonic lifeblood. … Read the full article

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

Acoustic Research AR-H1 Review | The Millennial Audiophile

By | December 9th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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Nothing holds you hostage with the music like a big set of cans. You are isolated, alone, just you and the music. The music gets inside your head in more ways than one. A lifelike sound-stage isn’t usually something I usually associated with headphones, that is until I got myself into a fancy set of Audeze LCD-X headphones. Planar drivers can hold and shape the sound-stage in unprecedented ways. When I first had a run in with Acoustic Research (website) at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, I laid eyes and ears on the AR-H1 — and like many of the more expensive Audeze, Abyss, or even HiFiMAN headphones I had heard, the AR-H1 was right in pace, except in price.… Read the full article

NextDrive Spectra X Review

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

8.3Score$189.99NextDriveDisclaimer: The NextDrive Spectra X sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at NextDrive for giving us this opportunity. To read more about NextDrive Products Review on Headfonics click here. Earlier in the year, I reviewed the NextDrive Spectra DAC with good marks. Today, I will […]

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MrSpeakers Ether C Flow V1.1 Upgrade Kit Review

By | December 7th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , , , |

$29.99MrSpeakersDisclaimer: The MrSpeakers Ether C Flow V1.1 Upgrade Kit was sent to us a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank MrSpeakers for this opportunity. To learn more about MrSpeakers product reviews on Headfonics you can click here. The price of entry to flagship headphones of late is increasingly ‘taxing’ on the wallet. I […]

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Review: Effect Audio Eros II – The Perspective

By | December 6th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Effect Audio Eros II is a hybrid upgrade cable which belongs to the Premium Series of Effect Audio. After Linus’ take on the 8-wire, I present you the 4-wire version.

Disclaimer: I’ve received the Effect Audio Eros II as a review sample free of charge. The cable costs 280$ at the present moment. Effect Audio is a site advertiser. I tested the cable with the PEARS SH-3 and M-Fidelity SA50 CIEMs.

Intro

The boutique cable market has developed quite fast in recent years, especially the popularity of the IEM cables has increased a lot.… Read the full article