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The latest headphone, earphone and personal audio news.

Headphone Measurement Discussion

Jude at Head-Fi.org has made two more detailed posts in a thread on Headphone Measurements Discussion. One of the major points that he made in the second post is: As for measurements you’ll find...

Audio-gd Announces the R2R 1 DAC

With the previous announcement of the full-size R2R 7, and mid-size single-ended R2R 2, Audio-gd’s new mid-sized R2R 1 balanced DAC completes their line-up of resistor-ladders DACs. Due to the size of the resistor ladder modules, Audio-gd’s...

Radio Paradise

Radio Paradise iOS apps now support FLAC caching

For some years now, my favorite streaming radio station has been Radio Paradise. Run by Bill and Rebecca Goldsmith and completely listener-supported, it describes itself thus: RP is a blend of many styles and genres...

Cavalli Audio Liquid Tungsten by Kyle Dionela

Alex Cavalli announces the closure of Cavalli Audio

Cavalli Audio Liquid Tungsten prototype. Photo credit Kyle Dionela. Over on Head-Fi, Alex Cavalli has posted that he will be closing down Cavalli Audio. Alex was famous for a number of DIY designs, from...

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...

Schiit Audio Magni 3

Schiit Audio announces the Magni 3

In a long chapter post in the Schiit Happened thread on Head-Fi, Jason Stoddard announced the Magni 3, replacing both the standard and Uber models with a much better circuit and pressed aluminium casework...

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....