Tag: headphones

Periodic Audio Announces New IEM Prices: What’s New? And Why?

Periodic Audio just announced a long-term price reduction on its line of V3 in-ear monitors launched earlier this year. This price cut results from the company no longer selling through distributors in North America, instead

Meze Audio 109 PRO Review: Best Headphone Under $1000?

It’s hard to believe that Meze Audio has just released its first Dynamic Open-Back cans, but here they are. Dubbed the Meze Audio 109 PRO ($799), they are stunning, crafted from a carefully curated combination of materials.

SIVGA Oriole Review: Audiophile Headphone Features, Specifications, Price

SIVGA Oriole Review: Sivga is known for making beautiful wood headphones (like the SV023 we just reviewed). The new Sivga Oriole Headphones ($199) I’m reviewing today have meticulously crafted earcups made from lacquered Rosewood. Those earcups enclose

KEF’s New Mu7 Wireless Headphones Provide Sleek Design, Crisp Audio, And 40 Hours Of Battery Life

Today KEF announced the release of the $399 KEF Mu7, their latest pair of wireless noise-canceling headphones. The KEF Mu7 wireless headphones are designed by British designer Ross Lovegrove, who also worked with the brand

Best HIFIMAN Headphones For Audiophiles On A Budget! (2022)

HIFIMAN Electronics and their brilliant founder Dr. Fang have been making stellar Planar headphones since the early 2000s. Since then, they have continued to innovate and improve their products over time and offer great value

3 Budget Audiophile Headphone Setups That Will Blow Your Mind!

If you don’t have the cash, space, or inclination to build a full-on, 2-channel hi-fi system with speakers, then a good audiophile headphone setup can provide much of the same enjoyment. As I progressed in

iFi Audio Go bar Review: The Best Ultra-Portable DAC Amp Combo. Period.

TL;DR If you’re looking for the most capable ultra-portable DAC/Amp combo, look no further. Intro I’m a big fan of iFi Audio’s DAC/Amp combos. It’s hard to beat their combination of power, build quality, and

Soul Emotion MAX Headphones Review: Great ANC, So-So Sound & Comfort

Great noise canceling and a nice mix of features are offset by finicky fit and average sound quality I remember when SOUL Electronics first hit the market as another celebrity-driven headphone brand, a la Beats.

Philips Fidelio L3 Headphones Review: Premium Build & Superb Noise Canceling

TL;DR The Fidelio L3’s excellent build quality, detailed sound, long battery life, and superb noise canceling are somewhat let down by so-so comfort and touch controls that take some getting used to. Intro Wireless noise-canceling

Westone Audio Intros Mach Series IEMs: Eight Earphones That Provide High-Quality Audio To Audiophiles and Musicians

Westone Audio has a new MACH Series of IEMs tailored to pro users, musicians, music lovers, and audiophiles. Designed as lower-cost Universal counterparts to their custom ES Series IEMs, they are made for various budgets

Sony Releases The $399 WH-1000XM5, Their Latest Wireless Headphone With Improved Hi-Res Audio And Active Noise Canceling

After several leaks from various websites around the internet, Sony’s latest Noise-Canceling headphones, the $399 WH-1000XM5, received their official release today. Following the highly-rated and immensely popular XM4 headphones, the XM5 has a new design

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: 5 Best Audio Gifts For Mom (2022)

Hey Folks, Mother’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday, May 8th), but there’s still time to get a nice gift for Mom! We’ve picked out five exceptional gifts between $50 and $250 that will make Mom

Moondrop CHU Dynamic Driver IEM Review

This $20 wired earphone plays music with surprising naturalness and refinement! When you talk about IEMs nowadays, you have to talk about Moondrop. They know how to crank out reasonably priced earphones with impeccable tonal

1MORE Launches EVO, An Audiophile Wireless Earbud With Hybrid Drivers And LDAC Hi-Res Bluetooth

Today, lMORE launched the EVO, a sleek new true wireless earbud with dual hybrid drivers (1 Balanced Armature, 1 Dynamic) and support for the LDAC hi-res wireless codec. As a result, the company promises “incredible

AXPONA 2022: Coolest Stuff From Day One At The Biggest Hi-Fi Show!

One of the best things about going to an audio show like AXPONA is coming across extraordinary or unconventional stuff. A big part of designing hi-fi is coming up with new ways of doing things,

Technics EAH-A800 Review: These Are Lowkey The Best ANC Headphones On The Market!

These amazingly comfortable Wireless ANC Headphones go toe to toe with the best from Sony and Bose! In January, Technics unveiled the $349 EAH-A800 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones, a premium set of Bluetooth earphones

Ultimate Guide To Affordable Home Stereo Systems (2022)

When you talk about Home Stereo or Hi-Fi systems, they can come in many different forms. It can range from a single powered speaker with a pair of drivers set in a stereo configuration (like

Audiophile Headphones Buyers Guide (2023)

Here’s what you need to know about Audiophile Headphones: Looking to purchase a new pair of audiophile headphones? Get the latest scoop on choosing the right ones with this comprehensive buyer’s guide! There’s a lot