Don’t let the lack of tuning or modular cable fool you, the Elixir is wonderfully charming right out of the box and very much in the same leagues as class leaders as an overall package.
The Falcon Pro strikes me as a forgiving and flexible in-ear and a good alternative for those that find the typical Harman IEM fatiguing or intense
Pros – Highly natural and coherent tuning from both models, Excellent wearing comfort and isolation, Outstanding accessories Cons – High-end … Continue Reading Final E4000 & E5000 Review – Lushed Away
Pros – Pleasantly balanced presentation – nice all-rounder, Well-detailed, Excellent construction quality Cons – Somewhat slow bass, 4KHz dip can … Continue Reading Fiio FH5 Review – The Juggernaut
Pros – Excellent construction quality, Outstanding bass definition, Well-detailed Cons – Could do with more aggressive tuning filters, Will be … Continue Reading Advanced Sound GT3 Review – Distance/Time
Pros – Pleasant, musical sound, Great battery life, Zero hiss, Fluid touchscreen UI Cons – Output impedance a touch higher … Continue Reading Fiio M7 Review – Sweet & Easy
Pros – Outstanding clarity and vocal intimacy, Great detail retrieval and resolution, Gorgeous design with strong build quality, Excellent separation … Continue Reading Kinera IDUN Review – Optimism
Pros – Well-balanced tuning, Nicely detailed, Great ergonomics, Source agnostic, Coherent presentation Cons – Fluted nozzle limits fit depth, Bass … Continue Reading Symphonium Audio Aurora Review – Genteel
Pros – Incredible technical ability, Great transparency, Spacious soundstage, Comfortable and well-built Cons – Lower-treble may be hot for some, … Continue Reading Dunu Falcon-C Review – Precision & Punch!
Pros – Natural sound, Great resolution, Outstanding workmanship Cons – Loose 2-pin connectors Introduction – Masterminded by former reviewer … Continue Reading Customart Fibae 2 Review – Resolving, Reliable
We are now on the cusp of the new year and with it, we farewell the sentiments of the past … Continue Reading Everyday Listening Buyer’s Guide – 2017 in Review & What to Look Forward to in 2018
Introduction I was recently fortunate enough to participate in the 2017 Portable Audio festival in Akihabara. Though my time was … Continue Reading 2017 Tokyo Portable Audio Festival Impressions
Introduction – Campfire have very quickly achieved mass popularity on account of their exceptional flagship earphones and unique designs realised … Continue Reading Campfire Lyra II Review – Dulcet Symphony
The Polaris is a beast of coherence and tonal fineness. They are exceptionally well integrated for a hybrid and will be sure to put a smile on your face whether driven from a $1000 DAP or streaming Spotify from a smartphone.
Introduction – Once as obscure as any other small Chinese OEM, Dunu have since made quite the name for themselves. … Continue Reading Dunu DK-3001 Review – Remarkably Refined