Audiophiles have generally been a fan of Etymotic IEMs though it can be argued that their line has gone a little stale in the last 10 years or so and that many IEMs or earphones have surpassed them in one way or another. Released in 2017, the ER4SR and ER4XR have been the much-needed update […]
Throughout my journey as a headphone hobbyist, I have learned that there are expensive headphones, more expensive headphones & outrageously expensive flagship headphones. Believe it or not, the Focal Clear clocking in at around $1,500 (72,000 php) sits just right in the middle of that list. Regardless of what box it belongs to, it’s worth […]
It’s everyone’s favorite period of the year; the upcoming Christmas season. As we approach that, we are greeted with a bunch of sale periods namely the 11.11 (less familiarly known as singles day), Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, and some small various ones that happen during the month of December!
The demand for wireless headphones has been at its peak thanks to the painful death of headphone jacks in smartphones. It honestly won’t surprise me if laptops and desktop computers would soon yank it out as well. 🙄 Superb sound quality is rarely the selling point for these types but the Drop THX Panda headphone […]
My first exposure to Hifiman headphones was during the local November Hifishow in 2014 when there was a dealer that displayed an HE400i, HE560i, and even the mighty HE500. At the time, I was just a couple of years into my headphone journey so auditioning those unsurprisingly blew me away. 3 years after that, I […]
The HD-XXX line is Sennheiser’s main headphone line starting from the budget HD200 to its top-of-the-line HD800s. Specifically, the HD500/600s have been extremely popular to audiophiles because of their competitive pricing structure and how well they scale with better source and amplification. You can add the newly-released HD560s to that list which retails for $199 […]