Headphone Amplifiers

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

ALO Audio Continental V5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a63Q9b183g A few years ago I remember meeting Ken Ball at one of the Tokyo headphone festivals when he had announced the RX3-B balanced portable headphone amp. All the rage […]

APEX HiFi Sangaku Headphone Amp Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYPEJlUBno4 Big transformers. Bulging tubes. Heat radiating all around the orange glow. That’s what we imagine when we think about tube amps. However Pete Millet, long known for his amplifier […]

Woo Audio WA8 Eclipse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4L906zD57c Until recently, one of the most daring things I’d seen on an amp was the large block of glass atop Woo Audio’s WA7 Fireflies. The amp, a simple, yet […]

Chord Hugo

Chord Hugo Review

I always thought that Chord products look rather like aliens had landed and given us audio gear. It was certainly far too exotic for me to ever consider that, one […]