Head Gear Reviews by Hisoundfi
  1. DUNU-TOPSOUND DK-3001 (Hybrid Earphone for High Resource Sound Generator)

    4.50 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Dunu DK-3001 was listed for sale on Penon Audio and Amazon. Here are links to their listings of the product: https://penonaudio.com/dunu-dk-3001.html https://www.amazon.com/DUNU-DK-3001-Titanium-Detachable-Earphone/dp/B06XT1SYWF/ Introduction 2017 marked a renaissance for hybrid in-ear monitors. A couple of years ago there were only a few companies offering hybrids, primarily consisting of dual or triple driver designs, and they weren’t cheap. Dunu was one of the first to enter the hybrid ring with the...
  2. Campfire Audio Vega

    4.50 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Campfire Vega was listed for sale on their website. Here is a link to their listing of the product: https://campfireaudio.com/shop/vega/ Introduction Anyone who knows me personally (or through Head-Fi) knows that one of my favorite in-ear monitors is the Campfire Andromeda. It’s still top five for me, which is quite an accomplishment considering it’s been almost two years since their release. Here is a link to the review...
  3. Simgot EN700 Pro

    4.50 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Simgot EN700 PRO was listed for sale on Musictek’s website and also on Amazon. Here are links to their listing of the product: https://shop.musicteck.com/products/simgot-en700-pro-in-ear-headphone https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076MJLV9W Introduction I had the pleasure of reviewing the simot EN700 Bass a few months ago. It was a solid performer well-worthy of its asking price. Although I enjoyed the EN700 Bass quite a bit, I didn’t care much at all for the inaugural edition of the EN700. From cable design...
  4. Brainwavz B200

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Brainwavz B200 was listed for sale on Amazon. Here is a link to their listing of the product: https://www.amazon.com/Brainwavz-Armature-Fidelity-Audiophile-Headphones/dp/B06XRVCC2G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1499657280&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=Brainwavz+B200&psc=1 Introduction I started reviewing earphones by doing write-ups of budget friendly earphones from companies like Mee Audio and Brainwavz. Their budget earphones were respectable for the price and it was a great opportunity to take a stab at writing...
  5. SIMGOT EN700 Bass In Ear N50 High Magnetic Composite Moving-Coil Dynamic Driver Earphone (Red)

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Simgot EN700 Bass edition was listed for sale on Amazon and Penon Audio’s website. Here are links for more information and purchase: https://www.amazon.com/SIMGOT-EN700-BASS-Isolation-Headphone/dp/B07114VN73/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1497596174&sr=8-6&keywords=simgot http://penonaudio.com/SIMGOT-EN700-BASS-EARPHONE?search=simgot Introduction Hang out on Head-Fi long enough and you’ll come across an earphone that catches your attention. As someone who likes to review products, I’m always on the lookout for the...
  6. Meze 99 Neo

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time of the review, the Meze 99 Neo were listed for pre-sale on their website. Here is a link for information and purchase: http://bit.ly/2n6YzEx Introduction Meze is a relatively newer headphone company. Last year they released their inaugural headphone, the 99 Classics. It seemed as though there was a new review of the product on the Head-Fi front page once or twice a week for a long period of time, with most reviews being very positive. I was lucky enough to get an opportunity to review the 99 Classics, and was pleased with their price...
  7. Massdrop x Noble X Universal IEM

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Noble X was listed for sale on Massdrop. If by chance the Noble X drop has ended by the time you read this review (check the link below), there should be more drops coming in the not too distant future. Here is the link for information and purchase: https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-x-noble-x-universal-iem Introduction Noble X was introduced a few months ago. This release is a collaboration between Noble Audio and Massdrop. The drop comes in at the two hundred fifty dollar mark, making it the most...
  8. Aune M1s 32/384 DSD128 Balanced Portable Music Player

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Aune M1S was listed for sale on their website. Here is a link for more information and purchase. http://mall.auneaudio.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=18_62&product_id=58 Introduction If you’re looking for high tech, bluetooth, streaming capability you should stop reading this now and look somewhere else. If you find all that stuff to be a distraction that takes away from remarkable fidelity, carry on… Today’s market is absolutely flooded with digital audio player options. Several companies are...
  9. ORIVETI BASIC - Whole Aluminium Body, High Fidelity, Cable Detachable, In-Ear Headphones (Matt Black)

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Oriveti Basic was listed for sale on the Oriveti and Amazon website. Here are some links for more information and purchase: https://www.amazon.com/BASIC-Aluminium-earphone-Detachable-Ear/dp/B01MTXO6L2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1493571508&sr=8-1&keywords=oriveti+basic https://www.oriveti.com/basic Introduction Oriveti doesn’t have a large product line. From what I gather it is a small startup with some key players that have plenty of experience in the game of in-ear monitors. I was pleasantly caught off...
  10. iFi audio Pro iCAN

    4.50 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the iFi Pro iCan was listed for sale on Amazon’s website. Here are some links for purchase and information:   https://www.amazon.com/iCAN-Professional-Studio-Grade-Headphone-Amplifier/dp/B01GO98QSS/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1491958089&sr=8-4&keywords=ifi+ican   Introduction Are you looking for the ideal headphone amplifier? What are your requirements?   The answers to these two questions varies, sometimes significantly depending on the person asked. The simple fact that we as audio enthusiasts have to be...
  11. FLC Technology FLC 8S

    4.50 star(s)
    At the time this review was written the FLC 8S was listed for sale on Amazon and Musicteck’s website. Here are links for more information and purchase.   https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_p_4_4?me=A453POZ0FLKWP&fst=as%3Aoff&rh=p_4%3AFLC&ie=UTF8&qid=1490650093   https://shop.musicteck.com/products/flc-8s-hybrid-dual-balanced-armature-dynamic-earphones   Introduction I’ve been around the headphone scene long enough to have my doubts about companies pushing their “new technology” products. I say this because often times it’s a gimmick to get...
  12. 1MORE MK802 Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Apple iOS and Android Compatible Microphone and Remote (Blue)

    4.50 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the 1More MK802 bluetooth headphone was listed for sale on 1More’s and Amazon’s website. Here are links for more information and purchase:   https://usa.1more.com/collections/headphones/products/1more-mk802-bluetooth-over-ear-headphones   https://www.amazon.com/1MORE-Bluetooth-Headphones-Compatible-Microphone/dp/B01IB1QZBC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1490307049&sr=8-1&keywords=1more%2Bmk802&th=1   Introduction I’m a fan of 1More. Their product line continues to grow over time. Every model I’ve heard to date has...
  13. Aune S6

    4.50 star(s)
      At the time this review was written, the Aune S6 DAC was listed for sale on their website. Here is a link for purchase and more information:   http://mall.auneaudio.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=25_65&product_id=59   Introduction When I first started going to Head-Fi meets in my area I felt like the black sheep of the group. I would show up to the meets with a lot of in-ear monitors and portable gear while most others had summit-fi desktop stuff and full size headphones. Although the people were (and still are) awesome and...
  14. LZ-A4

    4.50 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the LZ A4 was listed for sale on Penon Audio’s website. Here is a link to their listing of the product:   http://penonaudio.com/LZ-A4?search=lz%20a4   Introduction If you’ve read my previous LZ reviews, there’s no need to repeat how much I appreciate what they’ve done for the budget/hybrid in-ear community. Two years later excellent product performance has become a regular expectation. LZ brings great products to market at each price point. Each product seems to offer something uniquely different from...
  15. ORIVETI NEW PRIMACY - Premium Triple Driver Hybrid HiFi IEM Headphones

    4.50 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Oriveti NEW Primacy was listed for sale on Amazon’s website. Here is a link to their listing of the product:   https://www.amazon.com/ORIVETI-NEW-PRIMACY-Detachable-Ear/dp/B01N7DM567/ref=sr_1_1?s=aht&ie=UTF8&qid=1486882862&sr=1-1&keywords=oriveti+new+primacy   https://www.oriveti.com/new-primacy   Introduction “New and improved” is a term that is used loosely nowadays. A company can use this marketing term to push a innovative product that will perform beyond their previous models. Other times it can be...
  16. LZ-A3S hybrid in-ear monitor

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the LZ-A3S was listed for sale on Penon Audio’s website. Here's a link to their listing of the product:   http://penonaudio.com/LZ-A3s%20?search=lz   Introduction LZ gets it.   They are one of my favorite in-ear monitor companies, period. They not only bring great performing earphones to market, they are slightly ahead of the curve as compared to many budget-fi manufacturers. LZ continues to offer products that rival earphones that cost much more, and in the time frame that beats other budget earphone...
  17. Cayin i5

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Cayin i5 was listed for sale on Amazon's website. Here are links for more information and purchase:     https://www.amazon.com/Cayin-i5-Portable-Audio-Player/dp/B01I50QDZW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1486517498&sr=8-1&keywords=cayin+i5   http://en.cayin.cn/products_info?itemid=87   INTRODUCTION When reading product impressions and reviews you must consider the source. This can be applied in any interpretation you so choose. Not only can an impressions be impacted by the reviewer’s experience with...
  18. AAW Nebula One Titanium Diaphragm In-Ear Monitor

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the AAW Nebula One was listed for sale on Musicteck’s web store. Here is a link to their listing of the product:   https://shop.musicteck.com/collections/aaw/products/aaw-nebula-one-earphones-titanium-diaphragm-with-remote-for-iphone-and-android-dual-mode     Introduction Writing comprehensive reviews has allowed me to experience earphones from several different companies for the first time. Hearing an earphone from a manufacturer is usually a “taste” of what they have to offer.   I try to keep my mind...
  19. Noble Audio Kaiser Encore

    5.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the Noble Kaiser Encore was listed for sale on Noble Audio’s website. Here is a link to their listing of the product:   https://nobleaudio.com/en/shop/universal/kaiser-encore/     Introduction As I become more seasoned in this hobby my preferences continuously evolve. When I first started buying earphones, I was looking for in-ear monitors with a lot of bass and a slight V-signature. That preference has changed over time. I’m no longer looking for an earphone that will blow my brains out with thumping bass...
  20. 1MORE Capsule Dual Driver In-Ear Headphones with In-line Microphone and Remote

    4.00 star(s)
    At the time this review was written, the 1More Capsule C1002 hybrid in-ear monitor was listed for sale on Amazon. Here is a link to their listing of the product:   https://www.amazon.com/1MORE-Capsule-Driver-Headphones-Microphone/dp/B01FVQSZQS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481679918&sr=8-1&keywords=1more+capsule   Introduction Review earphones long enough, and you will realize what manufacturers regularly make good products. When I was first contacted to review 1More’s dual driver earphones, I accepted the opportunity out of sheer curiosity. I was...
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