The E17 is Fiio's latest headphone amplifier that is both a DAC (digital analog converter) and a headphone amplifier. Why is this special? Well, if you have a computer with a lackluster soundcard and you long for a great sound, this could be your answer. Not only can you hook this up to your computer, you can also plug into any sound source that has a digital output, either optical or digital.Continue reading
The Fiio L1 is a short cable for taking the clean line out signal from your Apple iPod, iPhone or iPad's port rather than using the amplified headphone jack. Using an unamped output signal is ideal when hooking up to a headphone amplifier or other audio device. To get the full scoop on the Fiio L1, click Read More below. Continue reading
I’ve purchased a number of sets of headphones both for pleasure sake as well as for reviews, and in the process of all these acquisitions, I’ve found tips that I absolutely loved and have worked well for other sets of headphones. Follow the link to find out about some of my favorite sets of ear tips as well as how to find out which ones might work for various sets of headphones.
We all know the most popular manufacturers of headphones. You have Bose, who probably markets themselves better than any other manufacturer out there, Klipsch, Dr. Dre, Ultimate Ears, Sennheiser, and the list goes on. When I see a product get as many reviews as the JLabs J3 have received and yet they are a little known company, I like to see what all the hoopla is about. One of my buddies from theDailyETF.com purchased these and let me give them a spin. Read on to get my take on these things.
For this review, we have the Acoustibuds ear bud headphone adapters. If you’ve ever purchased a smartphone, an mp3 player, a handheld gaming device, or any other number of electronics, you’ve probably got a set (or three) of ear buds laying around somewhere. Personally, I’ve never been able to use the things because they are both uncomfortable to wear and don’t sound all that great to boot. While browsing for a new set of headphones to check out, I came across these things, and for just ten bucks, I had to give them a shot. Follow the link to get the scoop on these interesting accessories.
In the ongoing quest to find the best set of headphones for your hard earned dollar, I picked up a set of the Hippo VB’s. VB stands for variable bass. There are only a few sites I could find that had any information regarding these headphones at all, but what I read was very promising. So, in an effort to help others out with the search for the holy grail of “affordable” headphones, I went ahead and ordered a set from http://www.unclewilsons.com. (At the time of this writing, it appears that this site is no longer available). Now, onto the review…First, let me say that I am extremely happy with these headphones, especially for $80. To find out exactly why I like these, read on.