New Showcase Reviews

  1. crabdog
    4.5/5,
    "The Tech is Strong With This One"
    [ATTACH] *This review was originally posted on my blog at Prime Audio Reviews. Y’all know the name. Beyerdynamic has been in the game for over 90 years. In fact, they’re only a stone’s throw away from making their first century. Think about... View Full Review
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  2. B9Scrambler
    4.5/5,
    "Hypersense Eclipse (HEX02): What a surprise"
    Greetings! Today we’re checking out the HEX02, a very competent single dynamic based earphone from newcomers to the scene, Hypersense. I don’t really know much about this brand other than they are still building their website... View Full Review
  3. audio123
    4.0/5,
    "Semkarch CNT1 - Bass Delight"
    Introduction Semkarch is a new Chinese company that specializes in in-ear monitors (IEMs). I would like to thank Penon and Semkarch for the review unit of the SKC-CNT1. At the moment, you can purchase it from... View Full Review
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  4. justrest
    5.0/5,
    "Oriolus Reborn - Best Singing Bird"
    Before starting this review, I would like to share technical aspects and package details. [IMG] Specifications: Driver Type (per ch.): Balanced Armature x 3 Dynamic x 1 Sensitivity: 114 dB/mW Frequency Response: 5~40kHz Impedance: 16Ω... View Full Review
  5. ngoshawk
    4.5/5,
    "The little iFi that could"
    iFi xDSD ($399) https://ifi-audio.com/portfolio-view/x-xdsd/ Pre-ramble: There has been some talk lately about “fluff” reviews, or “story-based” reviews and how some think A) they are not “right,” B) less worthy of a read, C) too long and... View Full Review
  6. thatBeatsguy
    3.5/5,
    "Break Free"
    [IMG] TL;DR: It’s not the best by any means, but the BTC1 ensures your M6 PRO will live on in a world without the headphone jack. Back in September of 2016, the iPhone 7 was revealed to the world. Along with it came an ominous declaration: "The... View Full Review
  7. ExpatinJapan
    5.0/5,
    "Shanling m0 - A wee beastie!"
    Shanling M0 Dap - Not A Review...Review - Expatinjapan [IMG] Shanling M0 and Campfire Audio Comet http://www.shanling.com/Product/Detail?id=f009f9f9c6304359a99bc7d0d51a7d46 Full description and specifications in detail: Follow the link above.... View Full Review
  8. iems0nly
    5.0/5,
    "Magical mids for musical bliss"
    Simple Man’s review – Final E4000 (~150 USD incl. import); This is called simple man’s review because they are based on the sound of these earphones directly from my mobile phone (HTC 10), using 320 Kbps mp3 tracks. No expensive gears nor... View Full Review
  9. SweetEars
    4.0/5,
    "Impressive for Bundled Earphones...."
    [ATTACH] Review of The Samsung AKG tuned earbuds which comes free with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S9 smartphones. Testing is done with the large bore tips of the TRN V20 earbuds .A general description of these earbuds sound signature can be... View Full Review
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  10. Dobrescu George
    4.5/5,
    "Advanced Model 3 - Bluetooth, Bass, Go"
    Advanced Model 3 - Bluetooth, Bass, Go Advanced Model 3 is a bluetooth IEM from Advanced, a rather large and consumer-friendly company with a slightly fun name. They have produced good stuff in the past, so we're eager to hear how a... View Full Review
  11. betula
    4.5/5,
    "Unique Melody Mason V3: one of the best IEMs"
    First of all I would like to say thank you to Unique Melody for lending me the Mason V3 for two weeks. This is exceptional audio gear with its 16x2 balanced armature drivers and $2699 starting price. Not something we average audio enthusiasts... View Full Review
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  12. AnakChan
    4.5/5,
    "Atlas: High end speakers in your ears"
    Introduction Campfire Audio introduced their new dynamic driver flagship , Atlas, in April '18 and was immensely popular at the Tokyo Fujiya Spring Headphone Festival. Ken was kind enough to leave a review pair for @currawong which has now made... View Full Review
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  13. Rhamnetin
    5.0/5,
    "Natural, Engaging, Well Rounded, Expertly Crafted"
    The ZMF Ori is a semi-open (85% closed, 15% open according to the website) planar magnetic headphone based on the Fostex T50RP MK3. One common concern I see is, how can a modded $160 headphone compete with the big dogs in the $1,000 price range?... View Full Review
  14. Watermelon Boi
    4.5/5,
    "Campfire Audio Comet: Advanced to another level"
    [ATTACH] Intro: Advanced to another level Campfire Audio is a leading audio brand that started small but quickly grew its reputation making hits after hits. Back then, I remember Orion and Jupiter gaining lots of attention since they came out... View Full Review
  15. zamorin
    5.0/5,
    "Trinity Hyperion"
    This is just a fantastic IEM for Price Vs SQ. It reminds me so much of my 1st Audiophile IEM - the Crossroads Bijou 3 but just better in many aspects. It has good lows and highs and mids. This is very unlike the highly rated T-Peos H100 which I... View Full Review
  16. Kervsky
    4.0/5,
    "Trail Blazer"
    [IMG] Introduction: Campfire Audio is a company based in Portland, Oregon USA and has established their reputation as a good audio manufacturer and is well regarded for their great audio products like fan favorites Andromeda, Vega (and my other... View Full Review
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  17. Markolav
    4.0/5,
    "Analytical fun from China"
    Takstar is a relatively unfamiliar manufacturer to me. Pro 82 was their first headphones that brought my attention because they seemed to be the headphone on Head-Fi at the time when i discovered them. I managed to find them for a good price from... View Full Review
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  18. MrOTL
    5.0/5,
    "The return of the legend."
    [IMG] It has not been very long since I met ‘Hidition’ directly and began to get close to each other. Since bought Hidition NT-6pro iem 5 years ago, it has been difficult to get close to them because I have not had any chance to get in touch... View Full Review
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  19. audio123
    4.0/5,
    "Magaosi X3 - 3rd Anniversary Joy"
    Introduction Magaosi is a Chinese brand that produces iems. They started out with the K3 and has since improved it to the K3 HD. Recently, they have released the K5, X3 and Y3. I would like to thank Penon Audio and Magaosi for the review unit of... View Full Review
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  20. crabdog
    4.5/5,
    "Play on"
    [ATTACH] "If music be the food of love, play on." William Shakespeare Meet the iDeaPLAY V207 Bluetooth headphone with Active Noise Cancelling. Not only does it cut out external noise but it also continues the brand’s tradition of high build... View Full Review
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  21. Moonstar
    4.5/5,
    "Colorfly BT-C1; The Bang for the Buck"
    Colorfly BT-C1 The Bang for the Buck About the company Colorfly: Colorfly is a Chinese manufacturer of Portable Hi-Fi products, which is especially know for the Colorfly C4 Digital Audio Player (DAP) that was one of the few audiophile grade... View Full Review
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  22. B9Scrambler
    4.0/5,
    "LZ A5: The Power of Dreams"
    Greetings Head-fi! LZ is a brand that rapidly gained traction in the hifi community a couple years back with the A2 hybrid, releasing it before the boom of budget hybrids we are currently experiencing. It came along and offered up a high quality... View Full Review
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  23. Doctordoom16
    5.0/5,
    "Modded Ultrasone Signature Pro"
    I had these professionally modded to allow for the use of a balanced cable. I used these with a IBasso DX200, Dx150 w Amp 3, Sony zx300, Sony TAZH1ES. The build is excellent. Solid, beautiful leather cups (may be too small for big ears) and... View Full Review
  24. rafaelo
    5.0/5,
    "xDSD: The Davidoff Magnum of DACs."
    [ATTACH] There are 3 main reasons for my review: I am posting to fulfil my obligations because it is required as part of the loan review process from Ifi audio. I will do the review in an informal way from the point of view of a simple consumer... View Full Review
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  25. faceestrella
    4.0/5,
    "Astrotec AM 850 - Premium Build, Accessible Sound"
    [IMG] Overview: Astrotec is an audio company hailing from China that entered the market and started to gain traction with their vast array of affordable and attractive options, though one of their shining jewels, the Lyra series of earbuds... View Full Review