I know you may have read ‘the Sennheiser HD 600 is the standard by which modern headphones are measured’ kinda statement everyday when you read an HD 600 article, but trust me, those words are real. Sennheiser is probably one of the most important company in headphone industry, if not the most important itself. Over […]Read More Review: Sennheiser HD 600
All texts copied from my original Facebook post Let’s have a look at audio measurements of the world’s most popular audio sources from the world’s richest company (as of 2017) – the iPhones. With its vast resources, Apple can hire top talents to create wonders, even with their tiny $9 lightning to 3.5mm audio adaptor […]Read More Suggested Readings: iPhone Audio Measurements
All texts copied from my original Facebook post. What defines audio fidelity? How do you define audio fidelity? What’s the parameters? Here in the attached link, Ethan Winer defines it for you. Sound, for all the nuance and excitement if offers, only operates in two dimensions: Time and intensity. In turn, only four parameters are […]Read More Defining Audio Fidelity
All texts copied from my original Facebook post Do I need an amp? If so, should I buy balanced, or tube amp? Is my iPhone’s DAC efficient? Is Hi-Res music really better? Let’s talk objectively. Actually unless your device has very poor audio performance (i.e. very high distortion or output impedance) or it’s tube, […]Read More Do I need a headphone amplifier?
All texts copied from my original Facebook post What we measure is what we hear? My stance on this topic is that, audio measurements vastly affect what we hear, albeit in diminishing return fashion. You probably know how worse our ears are compared to other animals’ or audio instruments, and that digital revolution has as […]Read More What we measure is what we hear.
Audio-Techina (ATH) has been doing business since 1962 as a phono cartridge manufacturer. Since its founding in Japan back in the 60s, ATH has won numerous awards for its innovative audio products e.g. cartridges, turntables, condenser microphones and headphones. In 2010s, the company becomes more well-known in consumer market as a ‘hi-end’ headphone maker, with […]Read More Audio-Technica ATH-M40x, the Japanese budget champion for $100
About AKG, Akustische und Kino-Geräte AKG Acoustics is an Austrian firm specialized in professional and consumer audio equipments, ranging from microphones, headphones, to wireless audio system. It was founded 2 years right after the WWII in 1947, and by the 1980s became a public company, and since 1994 to present (2017) has become a part of […]Read More AKG K7XX, the OG Massdrop’s $199 headphones