1. Dèng

    BLON BL-A8 Prometheus IEM Available on Linsoul

    Greetings everyone! Your "Oppoty" and "Driams" are here - BLON BL-A8 Prometheus~ A latest creation by BLON with a new look and a better looking cable! The Silver model (image above) is now available for purchase on Linsoul's website here. As for the other colour (image below), we will be...
  2. X

    Thread where experienced hifi people can post helpful comments for balanced headphone cables

    Thread where experienced hifi people can post helpful comments about balanced cables/single ended cables for what not to do to avoid damaging your amp
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    Does Threaded Metal Shell Connector Reduce Noise ?

    Dear Guys Hope We All in Good Condition :). #Consumer 4-Pole TRRS 3.5mm Audio Extension Cable with Microphone Support, I would like to buy some audio component. I want to extend my cheap in-Ear consumer with microphone support. Then I should buy an Audio Extension along with microphone...
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    Maintenance of cables?

    New here, hello! :D I bought Nicehck Blackwheat cables for my IEMs. Long story short, it's unlike the Nicehck 16-core "eagle" cable (that actually sold me to the Nicehck brand cables) that's tightly braided. It starts to unravel; some parts loosen up and as someone who bought the cables for...
  5. Mediahound

    Is EMI/RF interference really a thing?

    Audiphile cable and power conditioner makers often market that their products help reject EMI and RF interference. Is it really something we need to worry about for audio? Aside from audio, I'm also wondering about any health affects from EMF from say a small in-wall breaker box in the same...
  6. amankrokx

    Help - Soundmagic E10C lost bass after reinstalling casing.

    Hi ! I am using these Soundmagic E10C for a while now, until yesterday while walking the wires got struck in door knob and got pulled really hard that the left side speaker came out of the casing (yes, the earphones didn't left my ears 😆). The solder joints were perfectly intact that I even...
  7. Nostalgia Audio Olorin

    Nostalgia Audio Olorin

    Nostalgia Audio Olorin 2-Braided Coaxial Pure Silver cable Core: 6N OCC Silver cable Shielding: Silver plated PCUHD Copper Insulation: PVC Solder: Audio Note 6% Silver Superb switching plug with 3.5mm TRS, 2.5mm TRRS, 4.4mm 5-pole Handcrafted in Japan
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    (Found answer) Are there other Lightning to Type-C audio cables besides Fiio's?

    Edit: I was able to find the answer! See my post a couple comments down for some information if you're interested :) Hello, I'm a little confused trying to distinguish between all the different cables out there on the market. I know Fiio has their own cable that can actually transfer audio...
  9. Satin Audio Zeus

    Satin Audio Zeus

    The brand-new Satin Audio Zeus cable is a tribute to the King of all other Gods of Mount Olympus. Resembling the ancient Greek Mythology, the Zeus is the most outstanding cable in the Olympus Series. It features the finest materials and designs ever been applied on the cables, which are the...
  10. Eletech Socrates

    Eletech Socrates

    Built upon Eletech’s wealth of R&D experience & expertise, the “Socrates” was born from the relentless pursuit of purity and extremities of a mono material - Copper. Unsurpassed within it’s class, the “Socrates” breaks down the predisposed stereotypes of Copper and manifests in a reference...
  11. Brise Audio STR7-SE

    Brise Audio STR7-SE

    ◆STR7-Std earphone re-cable STR 7 - Std adopted the new cable STR 7 newly developed with the ideal as a portable cable. It is a standard grade of the cable STR 7 series aiming at balancing handling and sound quality. The basic cable design is the same as the higher grade earphone cable...
  12. Kotori Audio Silicon

    Kotori Audio Silicon

    Silicon keeps the low-range light and bass quick, shifting the emphasis to the mids and treble. The mid and high-range are brought forward with a tinge of sweetness, moving female vocals and instruments such as guitars and pianos into the spotlight. Overall, the cable gives the treble a...
  13. Kotori Audio Tungsten

    Kotori Audio Tungsten

    Tungsten exerts power, reinforcing the low-range with deeper and more impactful bass. Its dark tonality thickens the mid-region and creates a cool, laid-back sound expression. Tungsten pairs well with bright-sounding earphones, taming sibilant sounds and bringing the focus down to the lower...
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    Looking for short IEM cables

    Hi, My casual listening setup atm is a pair of custom Alclair RevX's playing from a Fiio BTR3K. This bluetooth receiver is connected to Spotify on my phone. This is not the thread for a Spotify/bluetooth discussion, I'm happy with how things sound. I keep the Fiio in my pocket, and run the...
  15. Penon

    2020 Penon Audio Black Friday Big Sale is coming

    To all Head-Fi members, the team at Penon Audio has come up with awesome Black Friday deals up to 65% off ! Irresisitible deals for 100+ products. For this Black Friday sale, we will be featuring products from the likes of DUNU, ISN Audio, TFZ, Tansio Mirai, Magaosi, Anew, LZ HiFi, ikko and...
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    Most comfortable ear hooks?

    What ear hook type was the most comfortable to you? I’m looking for something with smooth soft feel. I got memory ones from FH3 cable. Not the best I think. There’s gotta be endgame stuff in this department. Any suggestions?
  17. Penon

    Introducing Penon new flagship IEM, Volt and cable, Totem

    We are happy to be a sponsor of Head-Fi and there is no better platform than Head-Fi to make our first official announcement of our products. Introducing our new flagship IEM, Volt and cable, Totem Volt In-ear Monitor Drivers: 4 Sonion EST + 2...
  18. Mediahound

    Should silver-plated copper cables be avoided?

    I have seen two sources stating that silver-plated copper should be avoided in cabling due to the two materials interacting with each other over time and causing oxidation. One is a study from NASA here: Red Plague.pdf...
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    Help new Little Dot Mk3 power cable

    Hello everyone, I have recently purchased a Little Dot Mk3 as an amplifier for my audio chain, but I find that the supplied power cable is a bit too short and also of dubious quality. I would like to replace it with something longer and better but i don't know what to get. I live in Italy, the...
  20. IKKO CTU01 Upgrade cable

    IKKO CTU01 Upgrade cable

    127um high purity single crystal copper silver-plated core, providing better resolution Thicker silver-plated layer, more transparent ultra-high frequency presentation. Ultra-low cable impedance to maximize the transient performance of IEM Including: CTU01 HiFi Audiophile IEM Cable 1 PCS,Bouble...
  21. IgeNeLL

    Crystal Cables Discussion Thread

    Cable is one of critical component in audio system, not only in large scale speaker system but also in small scale in headphone or portable system. Cables act like a filter, which can change the tonal balance of the output transducers or degrade sound quality by alter/add distort to the...
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    Should I re-cable my HiFi 780s?

    Hey, all! About ten years ago I sent off my HiFi 780s to have the cable shortened. I was in college at the time, and I was sick of stuffing the ~7,000 ft factory cable in my jeans every time I wanted to take my headphones for a walk around campus. I got the cable lopped off to a more manageable...
  23. Bluecactus123

    Inexpensive Legend X upgrade cable

    Hey, I'm looking for an upgrade cable for 100$ or so for the Legend X, are there any out there? Preferably silver
  24. Bluecactus123

    Inexpensive Legend X upgrade cable

    Hey, I'm looking for an upgrade cable for 100$ or so for the Legend X, are there any out there? Preferably silver
  25. kendetamas

    Akg K812 and K872 apple lightning and alternative connections

    I am planning to use my iphone 8 and with an akg k872 on the go. Using the default cable i would need to connect it’s 3.5 mm jack connector to the apple lightning to jack adapter which connects to the phone. Seems like a clutter. Are there any other possible connections between the headphones...