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Jomo Audio HAKA

No crossover, no phase cancellation, just powerful and coherent pure sound. Jomo Audio’s description of the HAKA Reading this, I was in from the get go and ordered the HAKA with Effect Audio’s Ares II cable. The HAKA seemed right up my alley with the notable exception of a tuning veering more on the side […]

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Astell & Kern A&ultima SP1000M

Curiosity and frustration got the better of me. This is a really, really, expensive DAP which easily costs 2-4 times the price of other DAPs. After re-selling your fifth DAP, however, you start to do the math and come to the conclusion that you better buy the one DAP which does everything you want โ€” no […]

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Audirect Beam

The DAP is dead. Or at least it is how I wished to title this review. I strongly believe there is a place for portable DAC/Amps for a setup with streaming capabilities. This would allow one to choose the smartphone platform they like best and plug-in the necessary accessory to transform it into an portable […]

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HiBy R5

Although HiBy started as a software company, it is more on the hardware side of things that HiBy has been particularly successful. Since the release of their R6, a plethora of DAPs followed although their flagship โ€” the R6 Pro โ€” caught most of the attention. While their R3 and R3 Pro propose more mainstream […]

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Campfire Audio Andromeda Special Edition: Gold

For as long as I can remember, Campfire Audio (CA) has been synonymous with their Andromeda IEM and vice-versa. This remains true to this day even though the Andromeda lost their flagship status in Campfire Audio’s line. Now, I never tried the original Andromedas. Every review I read about them had me look the other […]