Category: News

The latest headphone, earphone and personal audio news.

Focal Clear Announced

Jude from Head-Fi.org has uploaded a video interview with Focal’s Nicolas Debard where they go into detail about the technology of the new Focal Clear headphones, including measurements. The Clear features an aluminium coated diaphragm...

Schiit Audio Loki

Schiit Loki Mini 4-band Equalizer

Jason Stoddard’s latest chapter in the epic “Schiit Happened” saga is called “Sailing off the Edge of the World”. If the product name didn’t make you think “What the ****” then you can probably...

Aster&Kern AK70

Astell&Kern AK70 Announced

The AK70 MKⅡ is the first player from the Korean company under $1000 that features dual DACs. With two Cirrus Logic CS4398 DACs for better left and right channel separation, the player also includes...

Audio-gd R2R 2

Audio-gd announces the R2R 2 DAC

Sitting in Audio-gd’s mid-sized chassis, the R2R 2 is the 4th ladder DAC announced by the Chinese company. Given its size and price, it is likely to replace the Singularity 19, which received mixed impressions....

Sony NW-ZX300

Sony announces the new NW-ZX300 Walkman

Sony has announced the latest model of their Walkman lineup, the NW-ZX300. Featuring playback of files up to 384kHz/32bit PCM and 384kHz/32bit PCM, the player has both a standard 3.5mm socket, as well as the 4.4mm...

Nelson Pass

Nelson Pass Interview

Stereophile has interviewed Nelson Pass, the famous amplifier designer. As well as for speakers, some people use his amps to drive headphones such as HiFiMan’s HE6. Being relatively low power (20-25W) and low output...