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The latest headphone, earphone and personal audio news.

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...

FiiO Releases Firmware 3.3.1 for X7

FiiO announced on their Facebook page today that they have released updated firmware for the X7 player: The following changes and improvements have been made to the FW3.3.1 compared to the FW3.3.0 1. Added...

Audio-gd R2R 11

Audio-gd R2R 11 announced

Not too long ago I had the privilege of announcing the new Audio-gd R2R 7 flagship resistor ladder DAC. I’ve long enjoyed the sound from these kinds of DACs, but never thought I’d be able...

Schiit Audio just announced a Turntable, the Sol

A few hours ago Mike Moffat and Jason Stoddard announced their new turntable, the Sol, at the Schittr.  The turntable will have a belt drive, aluminium plinth and uni-pivot arm. The whole story, mostly...