Saturday, 10 September 2016

Review: Feliks Audio Elise OTL Valve Amp (Hand built beauty from Poland)

Firstly I would like to thank Feliks Audio for the loan unit for review, I have been using it for the past month and a half roughly and it has been thoroughly burnt in which is essential with valve amps.

Gear Used:
Marantz CD-52 > Coaxial > Matrix Quattro II DAC > Elise > Hifiman HE-500 / Beyer T1 2nd Generation
Audio Opus #1 > Optical > Matrix Quattro II DAC > Elise > Hifiman HE-500 / Beyer T1 2nd Generation


Tech Specs:
  • Input Impedance: 100 kOhm
  • Frequency response: 10 Hz - 60 Khz +/- 3 dB (300 ohm)
  • Power output: 200mW
  • Pre-amp Gain: 20dB
  • THD: 0.4 % (300 ohm, 20 mW)
  • Supported headphones impedance: 32 - 600 ohm
  • Headphones output: Jack 6.3mm
  • AC: 230V/120V (power cord included)
  • Dimensions: 310x205x170 [mm]
  • MSRP: $699

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Review: 1MORE EO323 Dual Driver IEM's

Firstly I would like to thank 1MORE for sending me this sample for review, I always try to write honest reviews. These received over 50hrs of burn-in, no real differences were noted.

Gear Used:
Audio Opus #1 DAP > EO323 (Dual drivers, S silicone tips)


Tech Specs:
Driver: Dual driver (1 BA + 1 DD)
Impedance: 32Ω
Weight: 15g
Frequency Response: 20-20,000Hz
Inline remote with microphone
Sensitivity: 98dB
MSRP: Around £70

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Review: MEE Audio M6 Pro

Firstly I would like to thank Hifiheadphones for this sample for review, I always try to write honest reviews, these received over 50 hrs of burn-in before reviewing, no major differences were noted.

Gear Used:
Audio Opus #1 > M6 Pro (non remote cable, Medium Comply T200 Tips)




Tech Specs (Price £44.99):
driver type
moving coil (dynamic)
driver size
10 mm
frequency response
20 Hz to 20 kHz
impedance
16 Ohms at 1K
sensitivity
100±3 dB (1mW at 1KHZ)
maximum power input
30mW

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Review: Lear NS-U1 Natrosound

Firstly I would like to thank Lear for this sample for review, I always try to write honest reviews, these received over 50hrs of burn-in before reviewing.

Gear Used:
Opus-Audio #1 > NS-U1


Tech Specs:
  • Driver: 2 x 6 mm CCAW, Neodymium magnets, LEAR custom tuned dynamic driver per side
  • Frequency response: 10Hz-20kHz 
  • Impedance : 30ohm @1000 Hz NS OFF , 16 ohm @1000 Hz NS ON (NSC-01 cable)
  • Sensitivity : 105dB @1mW NS OFF ,104dB @1mW NS ON (NSC-01 cable)
  • MSRP: HK $1,688.00

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Review: Superlux HD572SP

Firstly I would like to thank Superlux for sending me this sample to review, I always try to write honest reviews, these have had over 50 hours of burn-in and no differences were noted.

Gear Used:
Audio-Opus #1 > HD572SP


Tech Specs:
  •          dynamic
  •          closed
  •          30 mm Neodymium driver
  •          99 dB SPL
  •          20 - 20.000 Hz
  •          200 mW max Input
  •          24 Ohms impedance
  •          leatherette earpads, 1,5 Meter cable with golden 3,5mm stereo plug,
  •          weight 120g
  •          €16.30