Sunday, 20 December 2015

Review: iFi Audio Micro iDAC2 + iPurifier2 (Natural combo for all)

Firstly I would like to thank iFi Audio for sending me this sample to review, I always try to write honest reviews. This unit received over 30hrs of burn-in, no differences were noted.

Gear Used:
Dell XPS 15 > iDAC2 > GMP 8.35D / GMP 400 / Inearz IE-P350
Dell XPS 15 > iPurifier2 > iDAC2 > GMP 8.35D / GMP 400 / Inearz IE-P350
Dell XPS 15 > iPurifier2 > iDAC2 > Feliks Audio Espressivo > GMP 400 / DT880 600ohm



Tech Specs:
iFi list a very comprehensive list of specs on the product page:
MSRP: £295 (£315 bundled with the iPurifier2 from select stores)

Saturday, 12 December 2015

Review: Advanced AcousticWerkes W300AR Hybrid Customs IEM's

Firstly I would like to thank AAW for making me this set of custom monitors to review, I always try to write honest reviews. These monitors received over 50hrs of burn in, they do contain a dynamic driver and I did notice very slight differences over the burn-in period.

Gear Used:
iPod Classic > W300AR
iPod Classic > Oppo HA-2 > W300AR
Dell XPS 15 > Oppo HA-2 > W300AR


Sunday, 22 November 2015

Review: JDS Labs Element (Black Beauty)

Firstly I would like to thank John at JDS Labs for sending me this sample to review, this review is a little late due to a backlog of reviews, but better late than never. I have worked with John for a while now and have always appreciated JDS Labs’s customer service and also excellent communication. This sample was taken to CanJam London 2015 and went down very well with the people that tried it, it has had over 50hrs of burn-in, no differences were noted.

Gear Used:
Dell XPS 15 > Element > Beyerdynamic T1 2nd Generation / German Maestro GMP 400 and more
iPod Classic 7G > RCA > Element > Beyerdynamic T1 2nd Generation / German Maestro GMP 400 and more


Tech Specs:
JDS Labs always provide very in depth specifications, please refer the link below:

Friday, 13 November 2015

Review: SoundMAGIC P55 (Vento Is Here)

Firstly I would like to thank Mark from Hifiheadphones for lending me this sample to review, I have been using these headphones as my daily headphones for a few days before critical listening. They have received over 50hrs of burn-in, I have heard very slight changes to the sound, so please do not judge them straight out of the box.

Gear Used:
iPod Classic 7G > P55 Vento
Dell XPS 15 > Cyberdrive Clarity Feather > P55 Vento


Tech Specs:
Driver: 40mm Dynamic
Frequency Response: 15Hz – 22kHz
Impedance: 35Ω
Sensitivity: 110dB
Max Power Input: 20mw
Cable Length: 1.2m
Connector: 3.5mm Stereo Jack
Weight: 285g
Warranty: 2 years
MSRP: £149

Sunday, 8 November 2015

Review: Superlux HD562 (Budget but Brilliant HD-25 clone)

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

Gear Used:
iPod Classic 7G > HD562
Dell XPS15 > HD562


Specs:
Cable length: 1.2m
Sensitivity: 101dB
Impedance: 70 Ohm
Driver Size: 39mm
Frequency response range: 10-22000Hz
MSRP: Around £25-£35