Head Gear Reviews by Ra97oR
  1. Ultimate Ears Reference Remastered

    5.00 star(s)
    Thank you UE for supplying these review sample and Snugs for the excellent 3D scanned ear impressions. Intro Never before I have struggled so much to describe a pair of headphones, describing the Ultimate Ears Reference Remastered (UERR) custom in-ear monitor is like trying to describe a bottle of spring water water connoisseurs feel free to grill me on this. It’s natural, flowing and does not impart a distinct flavour to the sound. The UERR shows that driver counts should not be the deciding factor of getting a pair of CIEM. For those who are...
  2. Audio Technica ATH-W3000ANV

    5.00 star(s)
    One of my regret back in 2012 was not being able to secure a pair of W3000ANV when it launched. Luckily I was able to pick up a second hand pair in excellent condition lately. W3000ANV is one of the many products Audio Technica made in celebration of its 50th Anniversary. Limited to only 2000 pieces worldwide. Equipment used and listening preference Source: Asus Xonar Essence ST (3 X LME49720HA) Headphone amps: Clarity III SE, STAX SRM-727A Interconnect cable: Zonotone 6NAC-3000 Meister Headphones: Audio Technica ATH-AD1000PRM Audio Techinca...
  3. Sony MDR-1R

    4.50 star(s)
    Source: iPod Touch 3G ALAC filled Amp: iBasso D12       Overall sound impression: As somewhat a treble head and one that crave for mid-range, I have always found getting suitable portable headphones rather difficult. Most are either flat out studio headphones unsuitable for portable use or simply more that I am willing to pay for a pair of portable. Aside from the ES series from Audio Technica and Ed8 from Ultrasone, the portable line up for audiophile has always been rather thin and sparse. Sennheisser bought me hope when they...