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Headphones Reviews

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My Video Review: I remember going to my first headphone enthusiast meeting, I came with a pair of Audeze LCD-3 in my hands, someone came with top Sennheisers and Grados and the host was rocking a pair of Fostex TH900 for all his music needs. I …
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My Video Review: Erzetich Audio might be new to some, by it is not new to me. I have already reviewed a dozen of products of this boutique audio manufacturer from Slovenia. From their small but mean sounding headphone amplifier by the name of …
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My Video Review: When Hifiman lowered Sundara’s price to $350, a lot of people that never tried planar magnetic headphones, were now ready to give them a spin. To this day, Sundara is the still the best-selling headphone of Hifiman, only because it …
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My Video Review: Oh boy, I still remember very clearly as if it was yesterday when I went with my parents at a trade show for the first time in my life somewhere in the late 80’ies. Pops was looking at the freshly released VHS video players …
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My Video Review: It was October 2017 when I’ve had a secret meeting with Paul and Mircea of Meze Audio. I and a handful of people would be meeting for first time those extremely sexy looking Empyrean headphones. Sure enough, at that time rumor mill …

Speakers Reviews

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My Video Review: Ah, it’s so good being back testing and listening to a nice pair of loudspeakers. I quite enjoy the active version of KEF LS50W since it is so user friendly setting up their internal streamer, linking a Tidal Hi-Fi account and then …
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Whoever read my comparative tests with loudspeakers of up to 500 USD and up to 1000 USD, understood too well that good old Sandu hunts a pair of upper-class speakers. At one point, however, this mission had become too tiring. I have taken home many …
I already warmed my ears and wake up my neurons listening to good music from the previous comparative test of bookshelf speakers up to 500 USD that you can read right here. I hope my curiosity will not kill me as it killed the cat but I already done …
The last few years I was restrained by room space and free time and all my listening time moved to a dedicated headphone based system. And that’s why I forgot the sound of a good pair of bookshelf speakers in the listening room. The current …

Amplifiers Reviews

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My Video Review: I was given the privilege of reviewing the Keces S125 power amplifier some time ago, that in time become my daily driver work horse. Anything else I had before it felt muddy, raw and unpolished. It grown on me with its clean nature …
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My Video Review: Few months ago when I was building a secondary speaker setup, I decided to try a medium sized power amplifier that had all the right ingredients that were mandatory for me as an oversized toroidal transformer, an all discrete …
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My Video Review: Everyone has a new way of attacking the entry level audio market. JDS is doing that with their Atom line-up, Schiit Audio with their schiity sounding Modi, Magni, Vali and Fulla, Drop is working hard on their upcoming AAA One. …
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My Video Review: When LittleDot MKIII SE (which I will be simply calling LD3 from now on) landed at the front of my door, a flashback struck me and a lot of good memories rushed in. Long before my xDuoo TA-10 and TA-30 reviews, before my Woo Audio …
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My Video Review: From the tens of audio manufacturers from the land of the Red Dragon that I came across, I can count about three of them which are really proud about their identity and achievements. Without a doubt, on top of this very short list …

Sources Reviews

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My Video Review: A lot of people don’t know but in Asia often times audio engineers are working on multiple projects of different audio manufacturers. Remember the Musician Audio and Denafrips fiasco? Well, that is common practice in Asia and …
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My Video Review: I have a pretty long history of reviewing Matrix Audio gear. My first ever review was for their beautiful New Mini-i that I’ve done in the July of 2014. I felt in love with its form factor, with its smooth clean lines and with its …
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My Video Review: One of the most mysterious DAC manufacturers from China is surely S.M.S.L Audio. We already tested some products made by them, more exactly 3 DACs, a headphone amplifier and an integrated amplifier. Funny thing is that most of them …
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My Video Review: About a month ago I’ve tested an affordable true-balanced ESS-Sabre DAC that also happened to be the best sounding entry-level unit I ever stumbled upon. Soncoz LA-QXD1 simply ticked all the boxes for me, it sounded marvelously …
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My Video Review: I’m a curious person by nature and when a music making machine lands on my table, I usually try to understand it first. I would pop its case and I will follow the signal path from inputs to outputs. I would always seek limitations …

Accessories Reviews

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My Video Review: Disclaimer: xDuoo Link was sent to us as a review unit in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank team Xtenik Audio for this opportunity! The moment Apple announced they are dropping the headphone jack on their smartphones was …
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My Video Review: FiiO never ceases to amaze me, when they enter a new market, they don’t do it for the sake of it, they are not just testing the waters but are bringing their full arsenal. Two years ago, they entered the portable Bluetooth market …
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Disclaimer: DD Hifi provided the leather case and the headphone adapters for the purpose of this introduction and review. Thanks Lily & Demond! My Video review: Typical loudspeaker listeners are having sweet dreams at night knowing their …
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My video review: When I reviewed the Keces BP-600 Isolation Power Conditioner last week I got a glimpse of what clean power could bring to the table. The difference with and without it was quite big with few of my audio sources and just marginally …
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My video review: How many of you experienced your music sounding much better at nigh time? Like there is a blacker background, you hear a little bit more nuance, a better texture, music breathes a tad better, it is smoother sounding as well. I …