Head Gear Reviews by saxelrod92
  1. Violectric HPA V281

    5.00 star(s)
    This review is going to be updated once I receive a balanced cable and use this amp in balanced operation. I figured this amp needed a proper review on here, and there is a lot of good stuff to say that does not require me to hear it balanced. once I do though, I will add it to here.   Edit: finally got a balanced cable, will add balanced usage impressions/review at the very end.   So I bought this amp as an end game amp that will last many years and be able to power anything I could potentially buy in the future/currently own. It needed to sound...
  2. Burson Audio - Soloist SL - Headphone Amplifier

    3.50 star(s)
    I don't want to ramble too much in this review, but I want to give a slightly counter perspective to the majority of reviews for the soloist sl. I used it with a schiit bifrost uber using the usb input, and with my audeze lcd 2 headphones as well as my denon d5000 headphones.   So the first couple days of use the sound was great, basically sounded just like most of the good reviews it has gotten. If you want to know what that sound is like then just read those other reviews because I want to speak about what happened after a couple days. Starting...
  3. FiiO E11

    2.50 star(s)
    I bought this amp as my very first ever headphone amp. I bought it for my Denon AH-D5000 at the time, because even though it is very sensitive and effeiciant, my laptops audio jack still is incapable of outputting proper volume or impact (the internal amp chip must literally be putting out less than 1mW for this to be happening lol). So the E11 became the very first amp I got to hear as a reference point to what amps should sound like. Initially I was quite impressed by the sound, it was loud, the bass was super impactful on my Denons, and overall it...