Head Gear Reviews by exsomnis
  1. iFi Nano iDSD

    4.50 star(s)
    The iFi Nano iDSD may not be a looker and it may have a small package but it delivers performance you'd expect from regular desktop DACs at an unbelievable entry level price.  In addition to that, if you have to think twice about getting a -700 portable amp/DAC that supports iDevices - go for the Nano iDSD and know that it rivals those devices at a price that is 3 times lesser.      This is a transparent DAC that delivers a refined and natural sound that is difficult to find at this price point.  Instruments are rendered realistically and vocals...
  2. Fischer Audio TBA-04 IEM

    5.00 star(s)
    When my 2 year old DBA02 mkii's lost left channel signal strength, I needed a replacement, pronto.  I took note of some good sounding < IEMs from |joker|'s list and headed off to the nearest headphone store - to tide me over till I went custom, so the idea went. (I totally agree with |joker|'s 9.2 assessment of SQ on the DBA 02 mkii, fyi)   As it turned out, they had none of the phones on my list but they did have something new - the TBA 04 - that had only just come in for a few months.  I'd brought along my DBA 02s to A/B the TBA 04s with, which I...