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A headphone amplifier is a low-powered audio amplifier designed particularly to drive headphones worn on or in the ears.

STAX SRS-3100 Electrostatic Earspeakers System

STAX SRS-3100 Electrostatic Earspeakers System Review

  The STAX SRS-3100 Electrostatic Earspeakers System is an entry-level electrostatic set up which comprises of the SR-L300 earspeakers and the SRM-252S driver unit. Unlike conventional headphones which operate mostly using dynamic...

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...
FiiO AM3D Amplifier Module

FiiO AM3D Amplifier Module Review

Introduced when FiiO first introduced the X7 in 2015, the company was one of the first to patent and implement an interchangeable expansion module on a digital audio player (DAP). Since...
SMSL IQ DAC/Amplifier

SMSL IQ DAC/Amplifier Review

Apple started the trend of removing the headphone jack in 2016 starting with the iPhone 7. Since then many Android device manufacturers have jumped on the bandwagon, ditching the 3.5mm headphone...
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...
Leptoni - Photo with Master Đình Thủy

Visit of Leptoni in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Leptoni is the plural form for Leptone in Italian. Leptone is an elementary particle that has a 1/2 spin and does not interact via the strong nuclear force. In the world of...
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...