Grover Neville posted an in depth review of the Audeze Mobius headphones over on Inner Fidelity. I can attest that these are pretty darn good headphones for listening to music but they really shine when using them for gaming. Grover speaks to that in his review. Click the link below to check it out.
MrGummido posted a review of the iBasso IT01 single dynamic driver IEM over on Head-Fi. The sound profile is V shaped. The IEM housings looks fairly generic and uses MMCX cables. For the IT01’s price point of $99 you may want to consider other options such as the those from vendors such as 1More or SIMGOT.
Pros – Price
Cons – Source-sensitive
– Might be slightly large for some people
Zelda posted a review of the closed back a-Seven wireless on-ear headphones over on Head-Fi. From the review they sound like basic entry level bluetooth headphones with a slight V shape and boosted base.
Pros – Build quality
Battery timeSound: Well balanced in wireless mode, good clarity and spacious
Cons – Average isolation at best
Fixed ear pads
Little foam on ear pads
(Full specifications are not stated)
B9Scrambler posted on Head-Fi a review of the ZETA IEM. Sounds like they are a good value at around $15.
Pros – Solid build and material quality – Warm, easygoing signature – Well-matched accessory kit
Cons – Perception of value as it is lacking features now common at this price like a three button remote or removable cables
Mysticstryk posted a review of the Aeolus over on Head-Fi (link below). I’ll let you read the article to see if the Aeolus is worth the $1,000-$1,300 price tag.
Warning: There is some language that some may feel is “inflammatory” when mysticstryk is comparing the Aeolus to other vendor products.
Pros – Build quality
Negatives – mysticstryk posted no negatives which I have to say is likely inaccurate. I haven’t auditioned or owned a pair of headphones that didn’t have some flaw.
Cqtek posted a review of the xDuoo X3II digital audio player. From the review it sounds like this is a neutral sounding DAP and is a significant improvement from its predecessor. Priced at around $160 it should be a contender in that pricing segment. Although, you can pick up some really great 1-2 year old DAPs that are around the same price.
Pros – Number of features (Bluetooth, DAC, Hiby Link, Line Output, Bidirectional USB, etc.). It is a very versatile product.
– Size and weight, in line with its predecessor.
– Screen size.
– Initial firmware with just a few faults.
– Gapless from the beginning.
– Battery life.
– Great sound.
– A firmware with Rockbox is now available.
Cons – The layout of the buttons is original but not too ergonomic.
– Shortage of accessories, not even a case comes.
McSchnauze posted a review of the T20 on Head-Fi. The T20 $189 single dynamic driver with dual coils. The link to the review is below.
Pros – Warm yet detailed. Lively/Energetic. Lush & Natural… almost analog-like.
Cons – Bass can be too prominent. On most tracks, just above-average soundstage.
Twister6 posted on Head-Fi his review of the N8 DAP. From the unboxing photos it appears to be a very attractive digital audio player and has a plethora of cable types include. I will leave the details for you to read in the review but the fact that you have the choice of vacuum tube and solid state amplification in 3.5mm headphone output is intriguing. The one downside is that if my math is correct the cost in US Dollars is over $3,300.
Pros – Solid State and Vacuum Tube (Korg NuTube) amp outputs, High Output mode, solid stainless-steel build, responsive interface, plenty of digital and analog outputs, selection of custom cable adapters, duplex LDAC Bluetooth support.
Cons – price, weight, touchy up/down dial, 5sec tube warm up delay (more of annoyance than Con).
Ngoshawk posted a review of the Atlas IEM over on Head-Fi. This is a single 10mm dynamic driver unit priced at $1,299. It better be outstanding for a single DD IEM at that price and from the review it sounds like it is. Ngoshawk states that this is shaping up as a foundation shaker, much the way the Vega did not that long ago.”
Pros – Excellent fit and finish.
Quality, quality, quality.
Sound, which typifies a Flagship
Cons – Driver flex.
Driver: 10mm Single full range dynamic driver
Diaphragm: Plasma enhanced Chemical Vapor Depostion (C.V.D.) Amorphous Diamond Like Carbon (A.D.L.C.) Diaphragm.
Sensitivity: 105 dB SPL/mW
Frequency Response: 5Hz–20 kHz
Impedance: 19Ω @ 1kHz
Material: Stainless steel body
Connectors: Beryllium / Copper MMCX
Cable Material: Pure Silver Litz
Cable Length: 1.2M (4 feet)
Plug: 3.5mm Gold plated
Ezekiel77 posted a review of the FH1 over on Head-Fi. This single titanium dynamic driver IEM is priced at $75. From Ezekiel77’s review it sounds like the FH1 is a very respectable IEM in the sub-$100 category. Go check out the review in the link below.
Pros – Class-leading mids tuning, natural signature with good timbre, bass extension, robust build quality, classy design, ergonomic fit, two cables provided, price!
Cons – Overwhelming bass at times, soundstage depth and layering, treble extension and air, detail and resolution, MMCX connectors.