I’ve noticed that earphones in the $100-$150 range are let down by the sound quality more often than expected – maybe 1 in 3 are worth recommending on sound alone. This is not at all the case with the Brainwavz R3
The ADL X1 is a superb DAC/amp with plenty of upside potential and one caveat. Check out the review to find out if it is right for you.
The VSonic GR07 Classic represents a cut in price but not quality for the acclaimed GR07. Beware of some sellers passing the Classic off as the GR07 mkII.
With its comfortable form factor, sturdy construction, and headset functionality, the T-Peos Rich200 offers excellent practicality and matching audio performance.
Beat Audio Cables have a new website where you can buy their cables direct. Check out their eye-candy.
The InEarz IE-P250 has a consumer-friendly sound signature with a forward presentation that somewhat hides the slight V-shaped sound signature for a clear, engaging, and dynamic experience.
Not having tried any of HiFiMan’s previous full-size cans, the HE-560 impressed me more than I had anticipated, going so far as to replace the Sennheiser HD600 as my full-size reference headphone thanks to the outstanding bass performance and clarity.
The Tube Amp TA-1 solid state portable headphone amplifier is a large but powerful amp that offers an excellent price/performance ratio.
The Brainwavz S1 combines plentiful bass and strong treble to deliver a lively, engaging sound with a popular v-shaped sound signature.
As one of many aftermarket cable options from Whiplash Audio, the TWag V2 GOLD offers a bit more warmth and smoothness than the regular TWag V2 cable. See how it pairs with various CIEMs.