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October 3, 2016 / DACs & Amps
September 6, 2016 / Accessories
September 1, 2016 / DACs & Amps

AudioQuest recently released two new DragonFly models: DragonFly Black and DragonFly Red. Both use the same power-efficient processor, are equipped with ESS brand DAC chips, and offer up to 24-bit / 96kHz decoding, but they differ in their exact model of DAC chips, power output and volume control. I bought the DragonFly Red and almost instantly fell in love. Jump in to find out why…

August 12, 2016 / Balanced Armature

At the time I reviewed the Campfire Audio Jupiter IEM it was their top of the line offering at $899 USD (direct from their site). Since then they have released the lower level Nova IEM and the new top of the line IEM, the Andromeda, retailing at $1099 USD. I was excited to see what magic Camfire Audio wove to build on their already excellent range and, on first listen, the Andromeda showed all the signs of being the perfect amalgamation of the outstanding performance and tuning demonstrated in the earlier models.

July 22, 2016 / Accessories

A little while ago I reviewed the Brainwavz Hengja – a clamp-on headphone holder that could attach to a desk or shelf to hold your prized possessions when you’re not listening to them. Now, Brainwavz have released the somewhat unfortunately named Hooka as an alternative to the Hengja. The Hooka brings a few changes compared to the Hengja and therefore has its own pros and cons. Let’s take a look…