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 […]

Shure SE846 – IEM Review (stunning)

INTRODUCTION I mentioned recently in my review of the Earsonics ES5 that while I’ve reached my own personal end-game nirvana with Headphones (HD800S, HD630VB and Mobius) and desktop set-up (iFi […]

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 […]

VE Odyssey DAC/amp dongle (review)

INTRODUCTION Over time, and with the advent of the smart-phone essentially becoming our electronic PA, the ongoing trend has been continuation of a common theme. Thinner, faster, more screen space, […]

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 […]

FiiO M9

FiiO M9 DAP Review

FiiO has packed the inexpensive M9 with features, including 2-way Bluetooth. I put it through its paces, including taking it with me on a trip to Tokyo.