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Paradox Headphones by LFF

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Pros: Natural sound, comfortable, neutral

Cons: Slightly small soundstage, no aftermarket cables avalible if you do not get different connectors into Paradox(other than V-Moda Cable)

LFF’s T50RP Paradox      LFF is a well-known modifier of numerous headphones and Head-Fi member. His mods for the T50RP feature both the Paradox T50RP mod and the Slant T50RP mod. He works with a partner who covers the paint side of the business; I cannot comment on the quality of his partner’s work, as I have not seen it in person. First off: The packaging is very minimalistic: what arrives to you is a Paradox in the standard T50RP packaging. No accessories are present, only the T50RP and its cable. Speaking of the cable, it is the standard T50RP cable; it features a ¼ inch plug and is ten feet long. The input into the Paradox is a ⅛ inch jack. There are no microphonics...
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Astell & Kern AKR01: It's a Legal Addiction!

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Pros: Addictive sound, beautiful, very nice case

Cons: Uncomfortable, a little light on accessories

Astell & Kern AKR01   Jimmy Moon at Astell & Kern was kind enough to lend me a pair of AKR01's for review. Big thanks to him. Anyways, review ahead!   What are they: I notice that I haven't seen coverage for these at all, and I wanted to tell you what they are about.   The AKR01 is based off the Final Audio Heaven IV design, and is voiced to work well with their AK100 and AK120 DAPs, I cannot confirm that it sounds the same as I haven't heard the IV. Final Audio teamed with A&K because they like what A&K do.Another reason being they wanted to fuse the A&K sound and the Final sound into one. Thus, the AKR01 was born.   ...
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