The Pico is a portable USB DAC/Amp that was released by HeadAmp at the end of 2008. It has a very small footprint making it the tiniest portable... more
If an amplifier is supposed to amplify the signal feed to it while preserving its sound as pure as possible, Mr. Graham Slee for sure don't hold that... more
Ray Samuels managed to create one hell of a portable amp in the SR-71a.
Plugged in to the extremely revealing, legendary Apuresound recabled Etymotic ER4P, and you immediately hear... more
The Sennheiser HD580 is one of the best-bang-for-the buck purchase in the world of headphones. Used units go in the $100+ range, and the sound is virtually the... more
Apparently sometime ago Sennheiser quietly changed the drivers on the HD650, HD600, and HD580 models. While the old ones have black screen, the new ones are white. The... more
When the news broke that Monster cables are working together with Dr. Dre to make a line of headphones, most of the response I've heard were not positive.... more
Replicas have invaded virtually all industries, from designer handbags to luxury watches, and now, to headphones as well.
Just for kicks, we decide to briefly compare the venerable portable DAC/Amp Pico against the newer but also equally impressive desktop all-in-one solution Audio-GD Compass.
The SR-202 STAX might be entry level to the electrostatic world, but its sound not something that you would call an entry level headphone.
We managed to get our hands on 3 variants of Sennheiser’s classic open design phone:
The “i” update. Real or gimmick?