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The HM-650 DAP by Hifiman

No matter the area, Hifiman always has pushed the envelope. For example, their first DAP was the monstrosity known as the HM-801. At 9 ounces and an entire inch thick, it, put bluntly, was a brick. It was a won...
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The ZMF x Vibro and ZMF Blackwood

The Fostex T50RP’s driver never fails to show its versatility. Years back, it showed it shone with some very simple mods with its stock enclosure. Gary Butcher found great success transplanting the driver into ...
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The Enigma by Enigmatic Audio

There’s something endearing about products created in a very small scale, handmade out of love. You realize you’re holding the heart and soul of its creator. They make what they make not necessarily to make mon...
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The DT880 Pro by Beyerdynamic

With all the new headphones coming out lately, it’s easy to get swept into the hype of being an early adopter and the great headphones of the past are overlooked for a new, yet possibly inferior headphone. My c...
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The XS by V-MODA

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 w...
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DIY Special: The Alessandro MS1000

Grado, in partnership with Alessandro, created a line of headphones based on its own headphone line in the early 2000s. They are known for being a bit more neutral than the bright Grados they are based off of. ...
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The Brainwavz R3

The idea of a universal IEM with multiple drivers definitely isn’t new. The shift began a little less than a decade ago with dual balanced armatures like the Shure E4C and Ultimate Ears Super.fi 5 Pro. Then cam...
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The DUNU Tai-Chi IEM

DUNU has been one of the IEM world’s rising stars as of late. In just two years, DUNU has released a lineup of great IEMs, ranging from the entry level Trident (my favorite budget IEM), to the mid-level Tai-Chi...