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Rafe Arnott, Grover Neville  |  Apr 04, 2019  |  3 comments
I was thinking, what does audiophile even mean anymore? Especially in the headphone community. I mean, if you were ask the average person thinking of dropping $250 USD on a pair of the just announced Powerbeats Pro headphones, I’m pretty sure they’d say that those qualify as audiophile, but you’d probably have to explain what that even means…
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 02, 2019  |  0 comments
The flagship $4,995 USD Sonoma Model One Electrostatic Headphone System by Warwick Acoustics is about to get an update in the form of the APERIO integrated headphone system.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 29, 2019  |  0 comments
There’s an old saying, when one door closes, another door opens… You can switch that around and swap door for headphone in the case of Sennheiser’s 800 series of circum-aural driver-equipped cans. So, it would go more like when one headphone opens, another headphone closes, which is the case with Sennheiser’s newest addition to the 800 series: the closed-back $2,399 USD HD 820.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 27, 2019  |  1 comments
The Latvian sound calibration software developers recently kicked-off a public-research project designed to fine-tune the calibration of their award winning apps for individual listener preference.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 22, 2019  |  2 comments
What do you do when you have what many critics in the hobby hail as one of the finest headphones in the world – the LCD-4 – but lament that they are difficult to drive from anything than the most grunt-worthy amplifier? If you’re Audeze you have your engineering teams go back to the Planar-Magnetic open-headphone drawing board and come up with the LCD-4z.
Brian Hunter  |  Mar 19, 2019  |  0 comments
Jannik Schentek is a product manager for Sennheiser’s Professional Audio products. He sat down with us at NAMM 2019 this year to talk about how the legendary headphone maker looks at everything including consumer research, voicing and even packaging to bring buyers the ultimate experience.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 15, 2019  |  5 comments
Versatility seems to be so much more than a buzzword these days in the world of high fidelity.
John Grandberg  |  Mar 12, 2019  |  3 comments
Sennheiser's new IE 40 PRO offers killer performance for its $99 asking price. No, scratch that... it offers killer performance, period. 
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 08, 2019  |  0 comments
The Audio Engineering Society, or AES, has just announced that it will be holding its second annual international conference from August 27–29, 2019 in San Francisco.
Grover Neville  |  Mar 06, 2019  |  8 comments
As the AXPONA audio convention and the 40th Anniversary of the Walkman approach, I’ve been taking a moment to ponder on the last year or two of headphonedom.

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