“ Updated March 24, 2011 Some time ago, a friend of mine decided he wanted to try Grados and picked up a pair of HF-1s from another Head-fier. At the time his DAC/amp was a Benchmark DAC 1, and I had an Audio-gd Compass and C2C, along with a Northstar M192 DAC. The first time I tried the HF-1s out of his Benchmark, they sounded horrid and thin, and I couldn't comprehend how...” --Currawong
“So, first of all you might be wondering why even bother reviewing a headphone that nobody knows about, has ever heard of, and most likely will never own or see in real life? Simply put, I think that this headphone deserves it. There are many of the 70's Pioneer clones, so it's good to give people an idea about them if there is any interest. Pros: - Aesthetics and construction are...” --GREQ
Black Pearl is a project introduced after three years of the Moonlight's evolution. Its intention was to create a headphone amplifier with at least equal sound quality followed by much higher output power, enabling the amplifier to work well also with hard to drive high impedance dynamic and orthodynamic headphones. Besides higher power the Black Pearl has got another advantage over...