1. Zi0P4tch0

    High-end iPhone/office setup

    Hi!   I'm looking for some good full-size (closed) headphones that I could use whilst walking around in the noisy London and, at the same time, in the office.   Mobile Gear: - iPhone 5   Office Gear: - Macbook Pro Mid-2012   I mostly listen to: - Rock - Blues  - Symphonic metal -...
  2. Jiffy Squid

    OPPO PM-1 / PM-2 Loaner Program

    We have received a number of requests to begin a loaner program for our headphones since we primarily sell direct and there aren't too many retail locations where people can go and listen to them, so we've decided to give it a shot. Signing up is very easy - just make a post in this thread...
  3. Thrang

    Comparison Review: HD-800, HD-700, PM-1, and HE-560

    After having asked and received for a wonderful Christmas gift, the Oppo PM-1 and Oppo HA-1 amp (based on the overall great feedback here and elsewhere) - I found that I was Scroogily-disappointed with the PM-1’s. Not sonically, but simply for their poor comfort. I was seeking relief after 20...
  4. Tristan944

    Audeze EL-8 Impressions Thread

    Audeze has released images and samples of the upcoming EL-8 headphones. With testers already auditioning these new headphones, lets hear what your impressions are. 
  5. effsandoval

    Impression: Oppo Find 7 and Oppo N1's Stock earphones

    Here is a link to my blog where I have given an impression on Oppo's bundled in-ear. I have been a follower of this forum for quite sometime. Finally, I have gathered enough knowledge and courage to write my first impression. This is my first, so any comments are most welcome. =)...
  6. jllaudio

    Free Update for PM-1 owners, - Treble boost

    Oppo just sent me a free update offer, including free shipping.   The email I received was the following.   " Thank you for your purchase of the OPPO PM-1 Planar Magnetic headphones. Following the release of the PM-1, customers provided valuable feedback and expressed interest in...
  7. jllaudio

    Anyone using an HDphone extension cord with the PM-1?

    I find the length of my PM-1 headphone cable is too short to reach my preferred listening location.  Anyone using an extension cable with their PM-1?  If so, are you finding an unacceptable loss due to the cable?  If not, what extension cable are you using and how much does it cost, preferably...
  8. PhilW

    Oppo PM-1 Headphones Available For Demonstration | London, UK

    We are delighted to announce that we are now able to offer the £1099 Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic headphones for demonstration at our showroom. If you cannot decide between these, the Audeze, HD800's, T1's or PS1000 then we have them all here for you to compare with a wide range of different...
  9. TMRaven

    Battle of the Modern Planars: LCD-X vs PM-1 vs HE-560

    Battle of the modern Planars: LCD-X vs HE-560 vs PM-1           About your reviewer:   Before we get into the review, I’d like to take this time to offer you more understanding of my background in order to clear up any confusion left by my impressions in the following paragraphs.  The...
  10. lukeap69

    OPPO PM-2 Is Available - Post Your Impressions Here

    Hope there will be no delay and will get the notification soon so I can press the purchase button...       Edit: PM-2 have starting shipping. You can post your impressions here.   Edit 2: Link to Tyll's review of...
  11. bebop86

    Best amp for OPPO PM-1

     Just bought my first set of HP- I will be running the OPPO PM-1 with the Lampi L7 DAC and Concert Fidelity CF-080 LSX II preamp- Need your help in picking the right HP amp that will work well with my set up- As a HP noob I appreciate all the advice i can get- thanks
  12. aamefford

    Oppo HA-1 Impressions Thread

    The long awaited release of the Oppo HA-1 headphone amplifier was today.  It doesn't look like there is an impressions thread yet, so I'll open one up.  Let's keep this to impressions only please.   There are a few beta testers out there that have heard the unit starting back last year.  ...
  13. HiFiGuy528

    Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphone Impressions Thread

    Now that the PM-1 is out.  Let's start our listening impressions and appreciation comments here.  The original thread is crazy long and may be hard for new to Head-Fi members to learn about how this headphone sounds.   I will have my unit today so check back here for my unboxing/first look...
  14. jude

    Oppo PM-1: A New Planar Magnetic Headphone!

    One of the biggest surprises for me at 2013 CanJam @ RMAF was a product I had no idea would be making a show at the event: the Oppo PM-1 planar magnetic headphone prototype. For those of you not familiar with Oppo, they're best known in the audio world for their high-performance, high-value...
  15. jpelg

    Official/ New York Spring Meet Sat April 5 2014 - Impressions Thread

    Please post your impressions, comments, & pics here!
  16. Tintinabulum

    Amp for an Oppo PM1

    Hi All, what would be a good amp for the new Oppo headphones? Source would be analogue (digital dac'ed). Would the Epiphany O2 be underplaying them?   Thanks
  17. Barra

    TOTL HP Shootout: OPPO PM-1, HD800, LCD2.2, T1, HE500, Fostex TH900, HD650, HD600

    On Friday, May 2nd, M2man, AtomicBob and Barra had an opportunity to do a mini meet to listen to and compare a wide selection of the highest quality headphones on m2man’s very high end desktop rig. The main point of the meet was to listen to a borrowed OPPO PM-1. However, since we had a...
  18. keanex

    [Review] Oppo PM-1, Oppo hit the nail on the head

    I want to thank Oppo for the PM-1 they graciously sent me to keep as being a member of the beta testing. What a top notch company!     Pros: Excellent customer service, excellent packaging, excellent build quality, pleasing modern aesthetics, comfortable, velour and breathable leather pads...
  19. Justin_Time


    OPPO PM-1 HEADPHONES: IMPRESSIONS OF A LONG-TIME OPPO FAN (I apologize. My previous attempt failed to download the pictures! See Updates at the end of the thread: significant sound improvement after 50 hours of break-in and replacement cable) OVERALL IMPRESSION I am a big fan of Oppo. I...
  20. avrosse

    List of Good High-end Headphone Stores in Switzerland

    Hi folks, I don't need to convince you how much a good headphone store is worth. Over the past few years, I've been trying to find the best one in the German-speaking part of Switzerland (especially around Zurich). This is a freshly updated version of a list I put together a few years ago in...
  21. OPPO PM-1

    OPPO PM-1

    The OPPO PM-1 Planar Magnetic headphone offers a different way of thinking about planar magnetic technology. The PM-1 is characterized by its natural, dynamic, and engaging sound quality with an emphasis on comfort and reduced weight. It is the result of many years of research led by a team...