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HiFiMan HE-400 price cut alert! Now $299

HiFiMan HE-400 price cut alert! Now $299

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month at CES, HiFiMan showed off the HE-400i, a revamped version of the HE-400, one of the company’s entry-level planar magnetic headphones. The new version is just a month or so away from its March release, so HiFiMan is cutting the price of the old model from $399 to $299. You can grab […]

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FiiO X5 release date & user interface walkthrough

FiiO X5 release date & user interface walkthrough

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hype for FiiO’s latest portable media player, the X5, is at an all-time high. Last month, the product launched in China (FiiO’s home country), and now we have confirmation that the X5 will see a worldwide release sometime between March and April with a price tag of $400. For those who haven’t been riding the […]

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Denon’s first standalone DAC/Amp due out in February

Denon’s first standalone DAC/Amp due out in February

| January 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Headphones are only one part of the equation over at Denon. They also sell high quality A/V components, receivers, and most recently, wireless speakers for your home a la Sonos. Since the company is already known for high quality source components, why not make source components specifically for their headphones? That must have been what […]

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McIntosh Labs high-end MHA 100 headphone amplifier shipping in June

McIntosh Labs high-end MHA 100 headphone amplifier shipping in June

| January 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

McIntosh Labs has been around since the 1940’s, but up until now their products have focused squarely on loudspeaker systems. With the new MHA 100 desktop DAC/Amp, the company is changing that. Carrying a similar aesthetic as their existing line of preamps and receivers, the MHA 100 is unmistakably a McIntosh product at first sight. […]

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While Supplies Last: Sennheiser G4ME Zero / G4ME One gaming headset + Assassin’s Creed IV (PC)  – $189 / $168 [Expired Deal]]

While Supplies Last: Sennheiser G4ME Zero / G4ME One gaming headset + Assassin’s Creed IV (PC) – $189 / $168 [Expired Deal]]

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, we told you about Sennheiser’s brand new gaming headsets: the G4ME One and G4ME Zero. If you’re in the market for a gaming headset and have $200 to shell out, these are probably 2 of your best bets. MSRP is $279 for the G4ME Zero and $249 for the G4ME One, so […]

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Beyerdynamic’s new A200P DAC/Amp is ultra-portable, ultra-convenient

Beyerdynamic’s new A200P DAC/Amp is ultra-portable, ultra-convenient

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s CES brought a hailstorm of new audio products and German manufacturer Beyerdynamic was one to get in on the action. All of Beyer’s new products fall in the portable category, which you might expect given the direction the market is going thanks to smartphones and tablets. My favorite of the company’s new products […]

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Monster DNA Pro Wireless version coming Q2

Monster DNA Pro Wireless version coming Q2

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The gold-on-gold 24k might be Monster’s hot new headphone right now but that soon might change, if consumers’ wallets are up to the challenge. At this year’s CES, Monster showed off a Wireless version of their DNA Pro (Over-ear) headphones. You may be surprised to hear that Wireless bluetooth pairing is not the only change […]

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Aune T1 Tube DAC and Amp – $129 [Expired Deal]

Aune T1 Tube DAC and Amp – $129 [Expired Deal]

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Massdrop offers the Aune T1 Headphone DAC/Amp for $129 + free shipping to the USA. This is the best price for this product, next best being $140 although not from a reputable seller. Amazon has it for $160. This is a solid entry-level desktop DAC/Amp according to reviews. After a little bit of digging, I found out that […]

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One day only: Philips Fidelio X1 – $149 [Expired Deal]

One day only: Philips Fidelio X1 – $149 [Expired Deal]

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today only (or until supplies run out), Amazon has the Philips Fidelio X1 for $149. This is an amazing deal on a set of home-listening cans. Note that you need to click on “10 New from $149.99” and find Amazon on the list of sellers because the default seller is Corner Discount who is selling […]

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A rundown of Audio-Technica’s new headphones [CES 2014]

A rundown of Audio-Technica’s new headphones [CES 2014]

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Audio-Technica came out full-force at this year’s CES, introducing over 10 new headphones. While last year we saw Audio-Technica introduce new high-end audiophile headphones, this year we get a healthy dose of more affordable, street-wear style headphones. You will notice there are a TON of color combinations, so hopefully there is something for everyone. One […]

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