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Living in the fast-paced city of Los Angeles, ljokerl has been using portable audio gear to deal with lengthy commutes for the better part of a decade. He spends much of his time listening to music and occasionally writes portable audio reviews across several enthusiast sites, focusing mostly on in-ear earphones.

Deal Alert: 20% off all Noble Audio IEMs and CIEMs for 24 hours

NobleSaleSmall

Noble Audio is celebrating the birthday of one of its founders, The Wizard (aka Dr. John Moulton), with a 20% off sitewide sale, which includes both custom-fit in-ear monitors and universals.

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[Expired] Deal Alert: Sony MDR-V6 studio monitors for $54.99 (Amazon deal of the day)

MDR-V6

Sony's classic MDR-V6 studio headphones are available for $54.99 from Amazon.com today. Typically these run $75-80. While a little treble-deficient to qualify for true "reference" sound, at $55 these are a perfect 10 for value and make for an especially great "first headphone" - an all-purpose set that will last years.

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OPPO PM-1 Review (with comparisons to LCD-2, HD600, and HE-560)

OPPO PM-1

The OPPO PM-1 is a full-size, open-back planar magnetic headphone with fantastic craftsmanship, and is superbly comfortable in both fit and sound.

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Deal Alert: Musica Acoustics Weekend sale – 10% off sitewide + free Fischer Audio earphones

EarSonics SEM6 Devil Edition

Japanese Hi-Fi boutique Musica Acoustics is offering 10% off site-wide this weekend plus a free pair of Fischer Audio earphones with orders of $100 or more

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Brief Impressions: Noble FR & PR, Perfect Seal SportBud Silver, Minerva Mi-Performer Pro & Mi-Artist Pro

Minerva Mi-Artist Pro

A brief look at the Noble FR & PR, Perfect Seal SportBud Silver, Minerva Mi-Performer Pro & Mi-Artist Pro In-Ear Earphones.

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Brief Impressions: Noble 6, Dunu DN-2000, NuForce, & T-Peos In-Ear Earphones

Noble 6

A brief look at the Noble 6, Dunu DN-2000, NuForce NE-600X, and T-Peos D200R & RICH200 In-Ear Earphones.

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New IEMs from Fidue announced – A71 dual dynamic and A83 triple hybrid

Fidue A83

Fidue, designers of the superb A63 model I reviewed last month, have announced two new in-ear earphones slated for release this summer - the A83 and the A71

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JH Audio Roxanne Universal-fit 12-driver IEMs now shipping

JH Audio Roxanne Universal

The universal version of JH Audio's flagship earphone, the Siren Series Roxanne, is now available.

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Noble launches FR and PR variable-tuning in-ear monitors

Noble Wizard Design

Noble Audio has announced the launch of two variable-tuning universal in-ear monitors - the Noble FR and PR.

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1964EARS launches 1964-V8 8-driver CIEM with introductory discount

1964EARS 1964-V8

Portland, OR-based 1964EARS has announced a new flagship custom in-ear monitor - the 8-driver 1964-V8.

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