June 11 Meet

Headfonics Official Launch June 11th 2011

Headfonics as an idea started last year with some musings on article writing from the old hacks out of www.headphiles.org and how we could reach out to our audience past, present and new with our passion about audio as well as bring the guys and gals who made ...
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Grado Reference Series RS1

Three odd years ago these marvelous cans were considered the cream of the crop from Brooklyn-based audiophile headphone house Grado Labs. Even in their very own website, Grado stated that these are the Top of the Range Masterpiece of the Grado collection. ...
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Fanny Wang On Ear Wang–Aurgasmic.

Okay, so Fanny Wang. Ridiculous name right? I mean who in their right mind would consider naming their company after something so…provocative? So when I found the Head-Fi thread talking about them, to put it simply, I figured it was a hoax. Especially since th...
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Sony PFR-V1 – nerdy but nice!

So when it came to writing about the Sony PFR-V1 I just could not figure out where to classify this left of field designed headphone. Yeah headphones is a working title but the intent is full audio, albeit on a miniature physical scale and you are in no doubt ...
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Beyerdynamic DT770 Premium

The Beyer DT770 is one of those headphones that are a nightmare for the new enthusiast looking to get his feet wet. Why is that? It"s so hard to make a decision on these cans based on recommendations. This is partly due to so many different models of the DT770...
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Ken Jam Philippines 2010

  What initially was supposed to be a just a coffee shop shootout of the Hifiman HM602 and the Teclast T51 turned out to be the biggest meet of 2010!  With Philippines most renowned headfier and can collector Uncle Ken on board, the gears that graced t...
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Bowers & Wilkins P5

When comparing the B&W P5 to the much more expensive Sennheiser HD-800, and to the much less expensive Sennheiser PX-100, I feel that the P5 has the neutrality and smoothness of response that the Sennheisers do, particularly the HD-800. Where the P5 mainly...
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Sennheiser HD238 – Portable hifi?

Introduction: No doubt I am a budding audiophile. Ever since I got my hands to a couple of my favorite songs, and eventually an iPod, I’ve been very meticulous about sound quality. I can discern different instruments, know when the sound is unusual and muff...
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Schiit Asgard Amp

Oh, Schiit My word processor's auto correct will highlight that one! And no, I did not misspell . It’s the name of a company that sells headphone amplifiers. According to their website, Schiit was started by two veterans formerly of Sumo and Theta, both ...