Announcing 2018 CanJams All Around the World
It's wise to plan ahead, so check out the 2018 CanJam schedule. We're returning to NYC, Singapore, LA, London, Denver and introducing the Shanghai Headphone Festival. Click here for more details.
Rose Technology Mini2 Review by ryanjsoo
@ryanjsoo says the Rose Mini2 is "…an easy recommendation for lovers of natural clarity and balance and perhaps those that struggle to find a solid fit on conventional IEMs.” Click here to read why.
BGVP SGZ DN1 Review by audio123
If you're looking for a smooth IEM with low-end emphasis, check out @audio123's review of the BGVP SGZ DN1. He writes "...with [its] warm and smooth bass, it is soothing to listen to." Read more here.
iBasso AMP3 Review by H20Fidelity
Are you an iBasso DX200 user? You may want to check out @H20fidelity’s review of the iBasso AMP3 amp by clicking here and see if this amp module might be right for your sonic preferences.
JDS Labs C5D Review by TravAndAlex
Looking for a compact DAC/amp? Check out @TravAndAlex’s review of the JDS Labs C5D, and see why he calls it “one of the best purchases I made early in this crazy obsessive hobby was the JDS Labs C5D.
Chicago Area September 17th Meet Impressions
If you couldn’t make it out to the Chicago meet on Sunday, check out the impressions thread. Click here to see photos from the meet and read impressions about all of the gear that was in attendance.
Upcoming Event: CanJam RMAF 2017 (October 6-8, 2017)
This October, CanJam returns to the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver, CO. Come experience some of the most incredible products in personal audio at the country’s largest consumer audio show.
Make Virtually Any Headphone Or IEM Wireless (Bluetooth, aptX, & More)
PlusSound announced something very unique--custom Bluetooth cables that allow you make almost any headphone or IEM wireless (with Bluetooth 4.2, aptX, AAC, SBC, up to 12 hours battery life, & more).
Headphone Measurement Seminars With Sean Olive (Chicago & Boston)
Our colleagues at G.R.A.S. have announced headphone testing seminar dates in Chicago (October 13) and Boston (October 16). I'm going to try to make the Chicago date, so hope to see you there!
Comparing The Audeze LCDi4 And The FitEar MH335DW
@normie610 posted his first review--a comparison between the Audeze LCDi4 planar magnetic IEM and the FitEar MH335DW. This is an impressive first review of two top-notch high-end in-ear monitors.
Say Hello to the New Astell&Kern AK70 MKII
Astell&Kern announced the AK70 MKII, a significant update to one of its most popular digital audio player models. They also announced the Astell&Kern Michelle Limited IEM the new AK CD-Ripper MKII.
Upcoming Meet: Smithville, TN (October 14, 2017)
If you're going to be near Nashville, TN on October 14th, consider making the drive out to Smithville for a local Head-Fi meet. There will be food, good company, and plenty of gear. More details here.
Ocharaku Flat4-KEYAKI Plus Review by jinxy245
After listening to the Ocharaku Flat4-KEYAKI Plus @jinxy245 says "there wasn’t a single type of music that wasn’t well represented." If you're looking for a smooth, detailed IEM, read the review here.
Schiit Unveils the New Magni 3 Amplifier
A fully-discrete, exotic-topology, current-feedback, all-linear-power-supply headphone amp and preamp that drives 2W/channel into 32 ohms. For $99. We’ll post first impressions and measurements soon.
Save 25% on Mark Whitfield's "Live and Uncut" from Chesky Records
Head-Fi'ers, take advantage of this limited time sale and get 25% off Mark Whitfield's "Live & Uncut" from Chesky Records via HDTracks. If live jazz is your jam, you won't want to miss this new album.
Shozy BK Stardust Review by ryanjsoo
For @ryanjsoo, the Shozy BK Stardust is "the most natural sounding earbud I’ve ever heard" with its "organic, slightly analogue tuning that thoroughly impresses with its realism." Click to read more.
Upcoming Meet: Sydney, Australia (November 11, 2017)
Head-Fi’ers in Australia are planning a meet in Sydney for later this year. If you’re going to be in the Sydney area November 11th (tentative), then make plans to stop by. Click here to get involved.
Kinera H3 Review by Mosauwer
If you're in the market for a new IEM with emphasized bass, energetic mids and "...well extended, airy, detailed, damn good" treble, check out @Mosauwer's review of the Kinera H3. Keep reading here.