The Andromeda 2020 isn’t just a homage, but an entire overhaul that addresses the original’s weaknesses whilst compounding upon the its core charm.
The Aether R will appeal most to those wanting great musical enjoyment and technical performance without sacrificing overall balance or long-term listen-ability.
Pros – Gorgeous build with ergonomic design, Excellent stock cable, Outstanding micro-detail retrieval, Hugely dynamic bass, Highly engaging yet balanced … Continue Reading Astrotec Phoenix Review – Heavy Hitter
Updated impressions of the retail Opera now published here! Pros – Highly defined yet coherent midrange, Outstanding imaging, Squeaky clean … Continue Reading NXEars Opera Review – Vector
Pros – Huge driving power, Highly compact design, Transparent sound, Low output impedance, Mic pass-through Cons – Battery passively discharges, … Continue Reading Periodic Audio Ni Review – Collapsing Sun
Pros – Excellent build quality and form factor, linear sound, good driving power and dynamics for a micro, Case friendly … Continue Reading DD TC35B Adapter Review – Cure
Pros – More linear signature than Andromeda with greater extension, Outstanding soundstage width and imaging, Perfectly comfortable fit, Excellent accessories … Continue Reading Campfire Audio Solstice Review – Two Point Woah
Pros – Excellent bass control, Highly natural tone and timbre, Wide soundstage, Gorgeous build and ergonomics Cons – Minimal noise … Continue Reading Meze Rai Penta Review – Metallurgic Magic
Pros – Excellent sub-bass extension, Great dynamics, Transparent tone throughout, Outstanding layering and imaging, Source agnostic Cons – Forward vocals … Continue Reading Custom Art Fibae 7 Review – Tempered
Pros – Perfect ergonomics with tiny, low-profile housings, Universal MMCX, Excellent balance, Outstanding midrange timbre and resolution Cons – Smooth … Continue Reading AF1120 MK2 Review – Composition, Coherence, Cleanliness
See my full reviews for the IO here and Polaris II here. Introduction – Campfire Audio has undoubtedly risen to … Continue Reading Campfire IO and Polaris II First Impressions
Pros – Outstanding treble cleanliness and background detail, Very well-balanced, Effective switch tuning system, Excellent imaging Cons – Bulky uni … Continue Reading Lime Ears Model X Review – Composure and Complexity
Pros – Massive soundstage, Massively revealing of micro-detail, Class-leading build quality Cons – Huge housings, Sculpted midrange sacrifices timbre for … Continue Reading Campfire Audio Solaris Review – The Unstoppable Force
Pros – Very dynamic yet controlled sound, Spacious soundstage with holographic imaging, Comfortable design and excellent construction quality Cons – … Continue Reading Custom Art ME Review – Power and Control
Pros – Personalised art, Fast yet hard-hitting bass, Excellent resolution and detail, Wide soundstage Cons – Brighter background can be … Continue Reading Hidition NT-8 Review – Insight & Fidelity
Pros – Coherent, layered and wholly resolved midrange, Very wide soundstage, Dynamic bass Cons – Intimate depth, Doesn’t provide a … Continue Reading Empire Ears Phantom Review – The Hero We Deserve