“Not too long ago, I was a lowly noob looking for my first headphones. I waded through the murky waters of terminology I couldn’t understand and brands I’d never heard of before. Over time, some patterns started to emerge and I started getting an idea of what the community considered bad (I’m looking at you, Beats) and what they considered good. Of course Head-fi is a very...” --Stillhart
“ Around 2009, the rumbling and chatter at Headfi.org was getting louder… It was beginning to roar. There was mention of a DIY designer who had an amp that would not only change headphone listening but also create an entirely new standard for headphone amplifiers. People were talking about how he was making a difference in the community with his DIY designs. The person they were talking...” --Frank I
“This review is based on matching the Mini X with Hifiman He-500 Headphones. You may be reading this review, unsure what to make of this Amp, asking how can a cheap sub $200 amp offer the power needed for an expensive Headphone such as the Hifiman He-500? If you have done your homework you will find this is the stereo amp everybody is...” --fluidz
“ DISCLAIMERS/FINANCIAL INTERESTS None. Unit was purchased at close to full retail price from a dealer. PREFACE I am not a reviewer per se. Many a member on these forums is able to articulate the substance of a device much better than I. I don’t even enjoy testing equipment, taking notes, making sense of it all. All I want is the best sound within my...” --mwilson
“And Fire became Crimson: The Cavalli Audio Liquid Crimson Headphone Amplifier Eric Neff – Headphone.guru January 2015 Let’s be clear, this is a terrific headphone amp! I got my attention at RMAF. That was in show conditions, always an uncertain environment for any true impressions. Still, I wanted some alone time with Lady Crimson. Now as I sit...” --longbowbbs
“ ****Note**** As always, these are strictly my opinions. I try to present these products as honestly as possible and try to describe them as best as possible. As always, YMMV. ****NOTE**** FISCHER AUDIO MYSTIFY PORTABLE HEADPHONE AMP SPEC’S: Frequency “flatness”: +/- 0.5db Dynamic Range: 110 db Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.001% Intermodulation...” --LFF
“ Disclaimer / Financial Interests None. I must admit though, I tried cajoling a discount out of Alex, but to no avail. That guy’s tough. Must be my bashing of the Christmas tree lighting on the LF, I reckon. Anyway, no discount, so I begrudgingly forked over full retail. Preface Reviewing the LL started off as a somewhat difficult proposition, given that its arrival more...” --mwilson
Liquid Glass Hybrid Tube-Roller’s Dream Amplifier The Liquid Glass is a hybrid tube-roller’s dream amplifier. The internal design of the LG gives you the exact sound of whatever tube you are using as though the tube is running stand alone, with no load. The Liquid Glass Hybrid Tube-Roller’s Dream Amplifier is the third offering from Cavalli Audio.
UPA-200 represents a true breakthrough in audiophile-quality amplification. At last, a truly affordable stereo power amplifier that can satisfy the most discerning aficionado, and at the same, is affordable to anyone with a desire for real quality. Our advanced engineering and design techniques have resulted in an amazing new amplifier. Its rock solid performance and affordable price point...
Frequency range: 10Hz-20kHz Amplitude-frequency responce (AFR) irregularity within the frequency range: 0.3 dB Dynamic range: 110 dB Harmonic distortions: 0.002 % Intermodulation distortion (CCIF) 0.006 % Interpenetration of channels at frequency 1 kHz: -73dB Rated input voltage: 0.5 Maximalinput voltage: 3.5 V Maximal output voltage at the non loaded output: 10 V Maximal undistorted power...