Archive for August, 2012

Best DAC/Amp Combos

Best DAC/Amp Combos

| August 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

For those new to the world of high-end audio, DACs (digital-to-analog converters) and amplifiers are external audio components that bypass the built-in (and often low quality) sound card of your current system be it laptop, mp3 player, or otherwise. To put it simply, they have the ability to bring the sound quality of your headphones […]

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Heir Audio releases their first universal-fit IEMs

Heir Audio releases their first universal-fit IEMs

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Heir Audio is a custom-fit IEM company who has made the foray into universal fit IEMs. The wooden-plated 3.Ai and 4.Ai are their two new models and are actually universal-fit equivalents of the 3.A and 4.A. They come priced in at $299 and $399 respectively, $50 cheaper than their CIEM alternatives. Both earphones feature real […]

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Boomphones Phantom on preorder in the US

Boomphones Phantom on preorder in the US

| August 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Remember those headphones with built-in loudspeakers we saw back April? Well they are now up for pre-order in the US.┬áThe Phantom is the company’s first “headphone speakers” and they are available in white or black for $149. If you pre-order, you will get free shipping, a free Boomphones t-shirt, and early access: your headphones will […]

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[Expired] It is “Headphones Month” at Amazon!

[Expired] It is “Headphones Month” at Amazon!

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

August is a month devoid of any official holidays, so Amazon has decided to bring some cheer and excitement to your audio life by announcing August as Headphones Month! Throughout the month, there will be specials on headphones with up to 60% savings on normal list price (I crossed out the 60% because they obnoxiously […]

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