The German audio specialist Lehmannaudio presented its new headphone amplifier 'Drachenfels' at the most recent CanJam trade fair and it is now available for testing exclusively in our headphone studio.
New and Available: AudioQuest NightOwl Carbon & NightHawk Carbon
A short note for the weekend on two current innovations are in our headphone studio: the AudioQuest NightOwl Carbon and the NightHawk Carbon. Having a listen is most worthwhile!
Preview: beyerdynamic Xelento remote – High End In-Ear Headphones
After beyerdynamic's miniaturization of its sonically outstanding Tesla technology was initially put into the service of a cooperation project - the AK T8iE has been developed by beyerdynamic, but markted under the brand Astell & Kern - the Heilbronn-based company is now at the starting line with its own in-ear Tesla headphones: We're taking a look just prior to the release of the Xelento remote.
Christmas Catalogue 2016
The first Advent is just around the corner and to make way for the approaching Christmas celebrations, we presenting our best Christmas offers from HiFi, TV and Home Cinema. We cordially invite you to the extensive browse through our offers and we wish you a relaxed pre-Christmas period!
CanJam Europe – Interview with Juliane Thümmel
Following the CanJam 2016, we had the opportunity to interview Juliane Thümmel, who created Europe's largest head phone event and is still responsible for its organization. We didn't want to miss this opportunity to get a look behind the scenes with Juliane.
New Headphones In Studio: AKG K872
With the K812 Pro having been introduced in 2013, the new AKG is in itself a small piece of art. Although the Hi-Fi and the studio market generally work according to their own laws, these open headphones have been made with with equal amounts of benevolence in both areas due to their extraordinarily natural and detailed appearance. Now the Austrians, with the K872, have entered a close variant in the race, which is available immediately for testing in our headphones studio.
Mobile High End Player: Astell & Kern AK380, AK320, AK300 & AK70
"The mp3 player is dead, long live the HiRes player." If one had to summarize the history of Astell & Kern in just one sentence, the following would be an opportunity to use this old adage. However, there is much more to say about this manufacturer, which is operating very successfully thanks to consistent high-end alignment of the last four years in a market that is supposedly no longer is. So were only this year several devices, including the new entry-level model presented AK70. We take this opportunity and take a look at the concept and the current program of Astell & Kern.
Try out the Astell & Kern AK T8iE
The follow up to the first in-ear headphones with Tesla technology from Beyerdynamic are the Astell & Kern AK T8iE MKII, which are now also available with us. More information on the technology was also provided in a lecture by Beyerdynamic last year. Here are some impressions from the first contact with the new high-end headphones.
Fostex HP-V8: Now ready to be tested in our studios
The recently presented headphone amplifier and DAC Chord Mojo demonstrated very convincingly that it is easily possible today to enjox fidelity sound in pocket size. The Fostex HP-V8 could be interpreted in terms of an antithesis of checking the other end of the scale feasibility and also hardly comes as a travel companion. We have now taken the tube-powered high-end amplifiers in our program and have documntented the first findings.
New: Chord Mojo and DAC at Hifi im Hinterhof
We look forward to growth in our headphone range: The Chord Mojo is now available with us and may naturally like to be tested in our headphone Studio paces. A brief introduction to the small high-end headphone amplifier / DAC and some optical impressions's after the jump.