it was a good time, great to see many head-fiers out and about.
Thanks to our gracious host Sasaki once again.
Everybody has their own interests, plus at five expansive floors of gear its a bit much to catch everything.
here is a smattering of what went on.
head-fiers assembling for duty!
Head-fi grand honchos
admit it, you want one.
MH Audio - cables and stuff...
The calm before the storm.
The view from midway up the building towards the western suburbs.
many western companies were situated here.
balanced DITA cable trial version, sounded fantastic.
DITA Audio, sounds like they have many new ideas for new upcoming products.
Fitear were there of course.
Astell and Kern.
AK10 playing at 16/96 (my guess).
Fiio of course
X5 was heavier than I expected, scroll wheel worked well for me.
Cypher labs, I took the Theorum for a spin.
Centrance and the many Hifi-M8 types...and who is that?
Centrance hifi-M8 mini. Sounded just as good. has a gain switch.
This guy is always there with his interesting homemade amps in various casings.
Hifiman was there.
new idevice, seems to play back at 16/96 also.
famous blogger/reviewer and famous IEM maker/designer.
international men of mystery (then we went for a nice lunch -thanks!).
had to give it a test drive.
secret head-fiers room, name that gear for 100 points!
Out to lunch at around 1pm (it opened at 11am), check out the waiting queue to get in.
That was - Day 1. or half of it at least.