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Late last year I came into contact with a Texan company called, I-MEGO and their brand new range of headphones called The Throne. I remember during the review that I felt the Throne was a bit of a niche design with a fairly gen...

 
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The Challenge Amp 1 or the CA-1 is a dedicated headphone amplifier launched by a relatively new English company from London by the name of Tisbury Audio. Headed by Wes Young, Tisbury have two main products to date: the CA-1, wh...


 
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What with the increased mobility in present-day lifestyle, headphones have gained a heretofore unheard of popularity. From the commuters in public transport to jetsetters in airport lounges to passengers aboard flights, consume...

 
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While I was busy grilling Jonathan Grado about the whole new E series lineup, Lance, a writer from Singapore, was gleefully receiving the all new PS1000e flagship from the SG distributor as well as the older PS1000i series to l...

 
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Oppo’s recent achievement in the audio universe has not gone unnoticed. I am almost certain they’ve made most other audio brands duck and run for cover, give up their lunch money and require a hall monitor to escort...

 
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The DX90 by iBasso

 
July 1, 2014
 



The audiophile DAP race continues unabated with the release of the next step up from the DX50 by iBasso with the $419 DX90 DAP. It is almost as if iBasso and FiiO are in this budget busting DAP war bubble right now and matching...


 
 
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V-MODA is a fashion headphone company. That is not to say all fashion headphone companies are equal. Last year, V-MODA released a great competitor for the $300 bracket in the form of the M100. While its sound was not exactly fi...

 
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A few years ago, Ray Samuels created a line of portable amplifiers that became staples of the high-end portable rigs scene. His Protector and SR71B offered a yummy and dark sound signature with power hardly ever seen before in ...

 
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So we are back with Perfect Sound and this time it is their ‘mid-tier’ unit, the s301 closed portable headphone which retails at $420. I never got the chance to test drive the Dido D901 so I cannot comment on what K...

 
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A large portion of the headphone market under $100 is made up of very bassy headphones, but the number of closed bass-boosted headphones that cost over $500 isn’t very high; Ultrasone has had one since the release of the Ediito...