Head Gear Reviews by EvenR
  1. Cayin iDAC-6

    5.00 star(s)
      When i first got the Cayin iHA-6 and iDAC-6 combo and paired it with my HD800S, i wasn't too thrilled. Compared to my previous HDVD800, there was more detail present from the dac, but it came with some extra brightness and a general sense of being a bit overemphatic. It sounds thin, the soundstage is small and the treble is not well-integrated in the mix when starting from cold.   It's now a month later i'd the units have around 100 hours on them. What i find now, after regular use and long listening sessions, is that the combo warms up and...
  2. Sennheiser HD 800 S

    5.00 star(s)
    Decided to just scrap my initial and very brief comparison and replace it, by my overall not-too-technical impressions of the HD800S, after having used it for more than 6 months.   First my overall impression of the HD800 after having used it for two years:   I believe the HD800 is a great technical headphone, but without any mods, perfect recordings or careful and very expensive matching of gear, which only 5% of Head-Fi'ers can afford, it's sound signature is not going to be entirely balanced. Lacking bass and piercing highs are often mentioned...