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The X3-DAC by Rein Audio

Rein Audio of Austria is a name that came onto our radar quite recently with the X-Phone desktop amplifier which we felt was a bit of a work in progress but had some good plus points and a nice price tag which ...
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The CL by Harman Kardon

The CL is one of a raft of new releases by Harman Karon in personal audio for 2013. Actually to be honest with you for me HK, (Harman Kardan), have been very low profile in personal audio up until this point wi...
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The uDAC-2496 by Just Audio UK

The last time I reviewed the Just Audio line was the AHA-120 and uHA-120 and found the uHA-120 with the K550 to be a very sweet match as well as feeling a lot of hardcore audiophile respect for the brand. It wa...
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The HD681 Evo by Superlux

Ah Superlux, my finely tuned budget friendly headphone manufacturer are back again with a new update on their classic HD681, the Evo edition or HD681 Evo. The lines are sleeker, the packaging is updated and the...
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The Rein Audio X-Phone

Rein Audio are relatively new to the audiophile market but have produced some well received products including the X-DAC which by all accounts was full of win but I have yet to try that one myself. For a while ...
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Cypher Labs AlgoRhythm Solo -dB

The igadget up until recently was seen as a useful tool but by no means a love affair between the picky audio consumer and the Jobsian vision of what a DAP should accomplish. The original CLAS SOLO was basicall...
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The Ultra-Portable Jays V-Jays

I had a crack at the Jay's in-ear line up earlier last year and was largely impressed by what they brought to the table for their price point and pitch. Jays seem to have a firm idea of who their target market ...
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FiiO E12 – The Mont Blanc

FiiO's lineup of pocket amps and DAC's have been very well received and considered bang for buck for those on a tight budget but still striving for something above average. Everything is well crafted, well mark...
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Egghead – It’s all about the Cans

The concept of a dedicated headphone store is actually pretty rare these days in any country outside of a dedicated manufacturer store such as those you find in Japan. Most stores are a mix of lifestyle product...