July 7, 2020, 3:33 am
HIFIMAN SHANGRI-LA jr.

First Impressions: HIFIMAN SHANGRI-LA jr.

When it comes to headphone systems, the mention of SHANGRI-LA directs one to a USD 50k peak that is pretty much out of reach, an electrostatic statement piece for HIFIMAN. During CES...
Pioneer XDP-30R

Pioneer XDP-30R Review

For some, the emergence of Digital Audio Player (DAP) seemed like a return to the days when our need for portable music was provided for on separate devices. The evolution started...
AK T5p 2nd Generation

Astell&Kern T5p 2nd Generation Review

The AK T5p 2nd Generation, the latest collaboration between renowned German Headphones manufacturer Beyerdynamic and Astell&Kern. Announced towards the end of 2018, the AK T5p 2nd Gen succeeds the AK T5p which...
Lotoo PAW 5000 MKII

Lotoo PAW 5000 MKII Review

Based in Beijing, China. Lotoo is a brand under Infomedia, the largest technology supplier for audio workstations and broadcast automation systems in China. The company's main business lines include broadcast automation...
HiFiMan SUSVARA

HiFiMan SUSVARA Headphones Review

  The name of HiFiMan’s latest flagship headphones, the SUSVARA, has its origins in India and means sweet-voiced in a feminine way. The SUSVARA is a representation of the company’s progress in...
Huawei CM21 DAC Amplifier

Huawei CM21 DAC/Amplifier Review

Last month, in my Huawei Mate 20 X Smartphone review, it was mentioned that the smartphone supports audio playback of up to 24-bit/192kHz and that 32-bit/384kHz audio playback as well as...
Sony WH-1000XM2

Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

Sony has been pushing high-resolution audio more aggressively than almost any other manufacturer. Prior to Sony's introduction of the MDR-1000X, the company’s flagship wireless headphones. Bose was widely regarded as having the...
FiiO Q1 Mark 2

FiiO Q1 Mark 2 DAC/Amplifier Review

Apple’s closed-source iOS system, coupled with its decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 in 2016 has made it challenging to play hi-res audio files on the iPhone. While...

HeadAmp Gilmore Lite MK2 Headphone Amplifier Review

It has been 16 years since Justin Wilson, founder and CEO of HeadAmp Electronics, Inc. sold his first amplifier, the Gilmore V1. An amplifier that adapted Kevin Gilmore's "A Pure Class-A...
Interview with Vlad

Exclusive Interview with Vlad Grodzinskiy of Klipsch

I have had the honour of interviewing Vlad Grodzinskiy, Klipsch's Senior Manager of Product Development – Headphones. Vlad was in town yesterday for the Klipsch Heritage HP-3 Headphones launch in Singapore, after...