Hiby R3

Hiby follows up it’s very successful Hiby R6 with an ultra portable version in the new hiby R3

Campfire Audio’s CASCADE Headphone REVIEW

The crunching, grinding harmonic chaos that is an electric guitar with pedals down is just so ….damn…hard to get right. It does not matter the design or driver type, something is always missing. It’s not missing now

Sony NW-ZX300 REVIEW

    INTRO I knew about The Walkman before I knew about the ipod.   Somewhere along the way the teacher (Sony), became the student of Apple. The ipod was simple and snappy and small. Sony was all over the map with new ideas every year and proprietary devices, systems and connectors. The must have…

Hiby R6 DAP Full REVIEW

The Great Sound Generator The Hiby R6 is the world’s most advanced HiFi music player, it comes with not one, but dual ES9028Q2M DAC chips, coupled with a HiFi discrete amplification architecture after the dual DACs comprising 5 separate chips, including high quality OPA1612 LPF and TPA6120 amplification chips for high power output (up to 300mW…

NCM Bella 1DD 8BA Universal IEM REVIEW

The NCM “Bella” is an IEM that will appeal to Bassheads and Audiophiles alike…no easy task..that. The “Bella” is an absolutely gorgeous set of IEM which bridges the Audiophile/Basshead gap quite nicely         The NCM “Bela” uses (x1) Dynamic 10mm driver (x8) Balanced armature drivers.     Accessories: Shock proof case Soft…

FiiO X7Mk II Hi-Res Music player REVIEW

Original FiiO adverts for player 2GB RAM , 64GB ROM , ESS9028 PRO, Balanced + DSD + BT 4.1 aptX + Dual mSD + Dual Band WiFi + Optical Sound Shii, let’s get right to the point There has been a lot of discussion about the sound of music players and due to laziness or…

The FiiO Q5 amp/dac (pics/review coming)

    Adverts from FiiO:     ※ Dual AK4490EN DAC chips for the ultimate in decoding performance ※ XMOS USB Audio to ensure a rock-solid connection ※ Certified by 3 Major Bodies (Hi-Res Audio, MFi and aptX) ※ Interchangeable amp modules, fully compatible with FiiO’s lineup ※ Balanced and single-ended outputs all in the AM3A ※ Audiophile-grade components (OPA1642…

Hidizs DH1000 SONATA

  Dual ES9018K2M DACs for a silky smooth sound Dual ES9601K high-quality decoder chips Headphone impedance: 8 to 600Ω Stainless steel/Aluminium alloy body Elegant tempered glass cover Support most high-resolution audio formats, at up to 192kHz/24Bit, DSD/64/128 Perfectly compatible with iPhone, Android phones, iPad, PC, MAC Custom made crystal oscillators 3.5mm and 2,5mm headphone jacks…

FiiO FH1 REVIEW

The FiiO FH1. FiiO’s taking aim at the meat of the market. The FiiO FH1 is a shot at the Beats babies. That is a good shot to take as they are a massive chunk of market. The FH1 uses (x1) Dynamic 10mm Titanium (x1) Balanced armature drivers. the “Knowles”33518 Specification Frequency Response: 20Hz –…

Adventures in HA-SZ2000 Pad Rolling

  I’ve been using HM5 sheepskin non-angled pads for quite some time on my JVC HA-SZ2000, but I’ve been wanting to try some good angled pads. So I got my hands on a pair of MrSpeakers Alpha Pads, and some ZMF Calfskin Oval pads to compare to my HM5’s. I’m glad I did. The ZMF…