Headphone Amplifiers

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Desktop and portable, including tube, solid-state amplifiers for full-sized headphones and in-ear monitors.

Best of 2018

Best of 2018: Amos

While it’s a bit late, a few people asked me what I thought were the best products of 2018. That’s a difficult choice, as I didn’t get to experience as […]

FiiO K3 – Mini Desktop DAC/amp

INTRODUCTION Many of us (who are looking at using more than just our smart-phone for audio) will be looking for solutions for particular circumstances. Personally, I have a desktop set-up […]

Audio-gd Master 9

Audio-gd Master 9

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27Si4Wt8ADM Almost a decade ago now I asked Kingwa (He Qinhua), the owner of Audio-gd about making a version of the headphone amp I had bought from him. He told […]

Soundaware P1 and Focal Utopia

Soundaware P1 Review

As the first in a series of reviews of headphone amplifiers and related components I’ll doing video reviews of over the coming months, the Soundaware P1 sits firmly in the […]

iFi Pro iCan Review

For some time I have been interested in iFi’s products, though never made it around to reviewing them. After some discussion with the company, they offered to send me a […]

Audio-gd R28 DAC/amp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSBD1S9dXzE When I first joined Head-Fi in search of new headphones, it was rare to find a combined DAC/amp. The ones I recall, made by HeadRoom (now defunct) was a […]