Register to win a Focal XS Book Music System (MSRP $299.00) we are giving away.
According to the company: "Whatever your musical taste, uncover all the power and emotion your music, movie and gaming collection has to offer with Focal’s elegant and compact desktop 2.0 active loudspeaker system. Based on 33-years of acoustic research and over a dozen patents, Focal has created the ideal powered desktop loudspeaker system that will delight your senses while delivering years of dependable service. Hear exactly what you’ve been missing; experience just how good desktop music can sound."
All you have to do to enter is leave a comment on this post. Click on the picture above for details on how to enter.
If you live in Southern California and are interested in audio you really need to do yourself a favor and go to THE Show Newport. Why? Because it's a delight for the senses many steps beyond what most audio shows provide.
Woah! I wasn't expecting this at all. PSB has released a new full-sized, sealed headphone. And better yet, Paul Barton was there to fill me in on it. I'm a big fan of the work Paul is doing on developing a better understanding of what flat is on headphones, and the design of these new cans incorporate some of that understanding.
Ooooo baby! This is a much anticipated device. With a max capacity of 192Gig of storage and the ability to playback multiple file types up to 24bit/192kHz rates, this thing promises to be the audiophile portable media player. The question is: Does it deliver?
Newcomer to the headphone amp world is Slovenian company Erzetich Audio. CEO Blaz Erzetich started the company last September but has been working in audio for almost 25 years, and it shows in his gear.
You know what's funny about this job? You travel half way around the world and then talk to people you know well. Fang is one of those people. I'm thinking I should go to China one of these days and talk to him again.
Anyway, HiFiMAN had a couple of cool dynamic IEMs that were a good listen. Check it out.
Ed. Note: I've posted my show impressions for Stereophile, you can read them here.
Register to win a set of Skullcandy Navigator Headphones (MSRP $99.95) we are giving away.
According to the company:
The Navigator is the next generation of a highly sophisticated concept from Skullcandy. The original designed on-ear headphones allow for next level listening with an optimized sound package. The construction is lightweight in design and engineered to deliver extremely smooth frequencies through tightly controlled bass, natural vocals and precision highs. The Navigator features a unified headband and hinge construction offering increased durability with the ability to collapse for convenient stashability.