After previously reviewing Labkable’s Samurai III, we take another look at their top of the line offering: the hybrid 10-braid Pandora cable.
Following Campfire’s success with Andromeda, they’re back for more. Campfire now offers not 1, but 3 ‘co-flagships’ alongside each other. Besides the 5 BA Andromeda, there’s the 3-driver hybrid Dorado, and Vega, which uses a newly developed diamond dynamic driver.
A while ago, Unique Melody has updated their flagship Maestro. The new monitor has a stellar performance and provides a weighty and dynamic presentation. Needless to say, it is a great sounding unit.
An upgraded version of Eros cable from Effect Audio, Singapore
Andromeda’s no stranger to the community, having emerged as one of the most popular iems of 2016 due to its excellent price to peformance ratio. It’s a little bit after-the-fact, but we’re going to take another in-depth look at Andromeda.
Overall, I’d say the III is quite an accomplishment at the price. It gives one a taste of the detail, openness, and drive of the higher priced spread (and bears more than a passing resemblance to its older sib), at a reasonable (in these days of $4K headphones) price.
Soranik ION is an universal in-ear monitor that provides a spacious sound. Soranik says ”Hello” from Vietnam.
1MORE first got our attention as the iF Design Award-winning minds behind Xiaomi’s ultra-successful Piston earphone line. Now, the San Diego-based company is carving out a piece of the headphone market under its own brand with a triple-driver in-ear monitor that delivers impressive performance.
Lotoo hit the scene about to years ago with with their high end portable player, the Paw Gold. It remains hard to beat in the TOTL segment, with an energetic and highly resolving sound.