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TOTL ZOTL

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Pros: Great PRAT, detail, air, soundstage, drives difficult headphones, tube benefits without the tube negatives

Cons: Not inexpensive

TOTL ZOTL TOTL ZOTL I had heard of the Berning ZOTL electronics years back, in articles in the audiophile press, but hadn’t come across it. I had heard great things from some Head Fi’ers, notably DrBlueNewMexico about the MicroZOTL, so when the Mark Schneider, of Linear Tube Audio, gave me the opportunity to review it, I jumped at it. I read the technical description of the Berning innovation for this amp (and a series of higher powered components for the regular stereo rack), but I'm not knowlegeable enough to explain (or quite understand them), but, from what I understand, in 1 sentence, output transfomerless amps remove distortions caused by the output transformer, but are...
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Great sounding Buds at a not extravagant price

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Pros: open, great pace/rhythm, fun to listen to. Bass, mids, soundstage and detail great in this class.

Cons: They are buds...non removable cable, treble slightly rolled off.

I would like to thank Venture Electronics (VE) and Lee (@zhibli06) for providing me with a review sample of VE ZEN (and MONK) too many months ago Manufacturer website: http://eng.52ve.cn/ The site I have for purchase is: http://m.aliexpress.com/item/32302987270.html?productId=32302987270&productSubject=Venture-Electronic-VE-Zen-high-impedance-320-ohms-earbud&tracelog=wwwdetail2mobilesitedetail. I received an invitation to review these headphones, and I said yes, seemed like it might be fun to be a REVIEWER on Head Fi. I didn't even catch that the headphones I was going to review were ear buds at first...I realized that after I had agreed, and, though I have never liked ear...
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