While the DAP (portable player) market has taken away much of the market for them, there is still some interest in portable amps, as seen by a degree of interest in portable amps. ALO Audio’s Continental V5 and HeadAmp’s Pico Power still capture the interest of people who want to […]
Aurender, a division of TVLogic in Korea, seemingly came out of nowhere with the FLOW, a portable, or rather transportable DAC and headphone amp. The written review for this amp is on Part-Time Audiophile.
Announced in 2014, the ATH-ESW9LTD headphones are the latest limited edition supra-aural from Audio Technica. Every couple of years Audio Technica has released limited edition headphones based around the ESW9 but with better drivers and special wood. Despite the basic design being somewhat dated and competing headphones having better isolation […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WI-zQ5orTJkWhen Michael Goodman first told me he was going to make a portable device that used full-sized XLR jacks for balanced headphones, I thought that it was going to be too big and bulky. Wisely he asked the community for feedback on the design (maybe more so because it got […]
Being somewhat well-known, it is not unusual for me to be approached by manufacturers at the Tokyo headphone festivals, ushered into an empty corridor or behind the banners at a manufacturer’s display and asked to look at or try a prototype of an up-coming product. I’ve even been accosted in […]