http://www.headfonia.com Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:23:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Fiio X3 Second Generation: It just got better. Again. http://www.headfonia.com/fiio-x3-second-generation-it-just-got-better-again/ http://www.headfonia.com/fiio-x3-second-generation-it-just-got-better-again/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:00:18 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21807 Disclaimer: Fiio is a site advertiser and we got a free review sample out of the pre prod batch. The Fiio X3 Second Generation...

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Oppo PM-3 – Opus http://www.headfonia.com/oppo-pm-3-opus/ http://www.headfonia.com/oppo-pm-3-opus/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:06:25 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21781 Disclaimer: Oppo Japan provided this OPPO PM-3 for the purposes of this review. They did not, however, give me the feeling that I could...

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Microshar G3 – Born in the USA http://www.headfonia.com/microshar-g3-born-in-the-usa/ http://www.headfonia.com/microshar-g3-born-in-the-usa/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:17:01 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21755 Disclaimer: Microshar supplied the G3 for the purposes of this review. I paid only import fees to Japan. It goes for: 380$ USD. You...

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Bakoon International Products HPA-01M: For Ears And Years http://www.headfonia.com/bakoon-international-products-hpa-01m-for-ears-and-years/ http://www.headfonia.com/bakoon-international-products-hpa-01m-for-ears-and-years/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:10:59 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21734 Disclaimer: Bakoon International Products sent us the Bakoon HPA-01M just for this review. Last time we got a review sample from the German distributor,...

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Oppo HA-2 – 2007 All Over Again http://www.headfonia.com/oppo-ha-2-2007-all-over-again/ http://www.headfonia.com/oppo-ha-2-2007-all-over-again/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:55:54 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21711 Disclaimer: Oppo Japan loaned the HA-2 for the purposes of this review. The HA-2 starts from 300$ USD depending on where in the world you are...

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C3 – Charleston Cable Company: The Universal Cable http://www.headfonia.com/c3-charleston-cable-company-the-universal-cable/ http://www.headfonia.com/c3-charleston-cable-company-the-universal-cable/#comments Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:53:44 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21691 Disclaimer : Charleston supplied us the cable for review free of charge. But that gave me an idea you will read about in a bit*....

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Ultrasone IQ And IQ Pro http://www.headfonia.com/ultrasone-iq-and-iq-pro/ http://www.headfonia.com/ultrasone-iq-and-iq-pro/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:14:16 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21678 Disclaimer: Both Ultrasone IQ and IQ Pro, were purchased by me through Audio One, an online retailer here in Japan. IQ pro starts from...

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Fiio E17K – Alpen 2: A Good All-Round Starter http://www.headfonia.com/fiio-e17k-alpen-2-a-good-all-round-starter/ http://www.headfonia.com/fiio-e17k-alpen-2-a-good-all-round-starter/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:45:26 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21663 Disclaimer: Fiio is a site advertiser and sent me the E17K free for review. The E17K retails for $139 on Amazon.com     Fiio...

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CustomArt Harmony 8 Pro – Mindblowing http://www.headfonia.com/customart-harmony-8-pro-mindblowing/ http://www.headfonia.com/customart-harmony-8-pro-mindblowing/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:05:26 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21637 Disclaimer: The CustomArt Harmony 8 Pro sample was gotten free of charge from CustomArt, I only had to pay for my impressions and for...

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AudioEngine D1 – Guaranteed For The Reacharound http://www.headfonia.com/audioengine-d1-guaranteed-for-the-reacharound/ http://www.headfonia.com/audioengine-d1-guaranteed-for-the-reacharound/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:48:15 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21623 Disclaimer: Audio Engine sent the D1 for the purposes of this review. I paid import duties and nothing else. The AudioEngine D1 goes for...

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Tralucent 1Plus2 – More Grado Than Grado http://www.headfonia.com/tralucent/ http://www.headfonia.com/tralucent/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:04:28 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21609 Disclaimers: Tralucent supplied the 1Plus2 for the purposes of this review. The Tralucent 1Plus2 is available off-again-on-again from Tralucent Audio. It goes for 1300$...

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The Beyerdynamic A2: A Reference Amp http://www.headfonia.com/beyerdynamic-a2-reference-amp/ http://www.headfonia.com/beyerdynamic-a2-reference-amp/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:08:34 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21590 Disclaimer: Beyerdynamic is a site advertiser and they sent us the A2 on loan. It will be returned to Germany right after this review...

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Audioengine D3 – A Lil’ Something Something For Your Headphones http://www.headfonia.com/audioengine-d3-lil-something-something-headphones/ http://www.headfonia.com/audioengine-d3-lil-something-something-headphones/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:20:01 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21576 Disclaimer: Audio Engine sent the D3 for the purposes of this review. I paid import duties and nothing else. Currently, the D3 goes for...

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VIOLECTRIC V281: A Masterpiece http://www.headfonia.com/violectric-v281-masterpiece/ http://www.headfonia.com/violectric-v281-masterpiece/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:32:14 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21558 Disclaimer: Fried sent us the Violectric V281 for the purpose of this review. I was supposed to send it back… I would advise reading...

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Earsonics Velvet – Tunably Addictive http://www.headfonia.com/earsonics-velvet-tunably-addictive/ http://www.headfonia.com/earsonics-velvet-tunably-addictive/#comments Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:11:40 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21554 Disclaimer: Earsonics provided this Velvet sample free of charge for the purposes of this review. Velvet goes for 699$. You can find more about it...

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Back To The Future Friday: The Audio Technica CK10 http://www.headfonia.com/back-future-friday-audio-technica-ck10/ http://www.headfonia.com/back-future-friday-audio-technica-ck10/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:22:12 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21536 Back to the future Friday, a monthly column where Headfonia shines light on the awesome past. #7 Audio Technica’s CK10 Back when headfi was...

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Flare Audio R1: The First Fully Open Headphone? http://www.headfonia.com/flare-audio-r1-first-fully-open-headphone/ http://www.headfonia.com/flare-audio-r1-first-fully-open-headphone/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:30:56 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21516 Disclaimer: The R1 was sent to us for this review and it will have to be returned to Flare later. I asked Ricky to...

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PlusSound Cloud Nine: Get Your Moon Boots On http://www.headfonia.com/plussound-cloud-nine-get-moon-boots/ http://www.headfonia.com/plussound-cloud-nine-get-moon-boots/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:52:44 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21502 Disclaimer: plusSound graciously provided the plusSound Cloud Nine for the purposes of this review. It starts at 349$ USD. You can find out all...

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CypherLabs C6IEM: A Home Run http://www.headfonia.com/cypherlabs-c6iem-home-run/ http://www.headfonia.com/cypherlabs-c6iem-home-run/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:00:58 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21477 Disclaimer: CypherLabs sent me the very first C6IEM sample free for review. I will be sending it to Nathan in Japan later this week...

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The PONO Player: Worth The Hype? http://www.headfonia.com/pono-player-worth-hype/ http://www.headfonia.com/pono-player-worth-hype/#comments Sat, 17 Jan 2015 16:26:46 +0000 http://www.headfonia.com/?p=21464 Disclaimer & Editor’s note: I jokingly asked Joe if he was interested in doing a PONO guest review for us and he accepted. We...

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