Based in Serbia, Trafomatic are well known in audio circles, not least for their £100 000 Elysium amplifiers, but they also produce more moderately priced products. However, £2350 is a serious commitment for a headphone amplifier, Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Audio Head 2 and tells us if it is worth the outlay.  More »

The Fiio X1ii is a personal music player that costs just £99 but has great specs. Janine Elliot has a play. More »

Rupert Neve is a name that will trip of the tongue of anyone who has been interested in or worked in recording studios; put simply he is a giant/demi-god in the industry. Neve has now put his name to a £469 headphone amplifier and who better to put it through its paces than Janine Elliot. More »

Designed with the active music lover in mind the NuForce Sport3 In Ear Monitors cost £80. Janine Elliot gets gets physical with them.  More »

Janine Elliot checks out the multi-driver Optoma HEM4 In Ear Monitors costing a penny short of £250. More »

Erzetich make a habit of telling you their products are evil animals, and that they need to be tamed after the company cage them in the cardboard boxes ready for their new home. Even the company logo looks like a bull ready to charge at you, being a circle with two horns. Janine Elliot runs with the bulls with the Perfidus Class A headphone amp costing £999.  More »

1More is a  Chinese brand that make a range of headphones and in-ears. Here Stuart Smith tries out the £89.99 dual driver C1002 and the three driver E1001 costing ten pounds more from their UK website.  More »

Lehmann are a German manufacturer headed up by Norbert Lehmann and make a range of widely respected electronics. Here Janine Elliot pops on her cans and takes a listen to the Linear D Headphone amplifier and DAC costing £1050.  More »

Fostex is a name many will associate with home and pro studios. Here Janine Elliot takes a listen to their TE05 (£89) and TE07 (£189) In ear Monitors.  More »

Meze is an interesting newcomer to the headphone and IEM market, a company set up in London in 2009 that wants to change the opinion that you have to spend a fortune to get a good sound. Janine Elliot takes a listen to their £256 Meze Classic 99 headphones.  More »

People now demand that they have their music with them at all times, even when at the gym or out exercising and In ear monitors are becoming increasingly popular for this. Add Bluetooth and you make them even more portable. Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Optoma BE6i Bluetooth in ear headphones.  More »

Costing £1998, the DAC215 from Danish manufacturer Copland is a combined DAC, preamplifier and headphone amp in one good looking unit. Janine Elliot takes a listen for Hifi Pig.  More »

Janine Elliot is keen to protect her hearing so she can continue listening to hifi and playing music for years to come…she think you too should be passionate about this too and so takes a “listen” to the new Flare Audio Isolate and Isolate Pro inner ear defenders priced from £23 to £46.  More »

Dan Worth has a listen to the £3000 Chord Hugo TT for Hifi Pig. More »

Dominic Marsh and Ian Ringstead take the very well specced £699 Pro-Ject MaiA DS integrated amplifier for a ride and rather enjoy it. OUTSTANDING PRODUCTboxred More »

At £1250 with the standard cable or £1350 with the Premium cable, the Mr Speakers Ether C headphones certainly fall into the high-end price bracket, but will they deliver on sound quality? Janine Elliot finds our for Hifi Pig. More »

Janine Elliot takes a listen to the NuForce DAC80 Digital to Analogue Converter and the company’s HA200 Headphone amplifier. Linette Smith then takes the HA200 for a second opinion. More »

Having scored so highlyAudeze EL-8 Closed Back Headphones  are currently with a second reviewer to ascertain whether they will receive the coveted Hifi Pig Outstanding Product Award. This review will be published shortly. Read Lin’s review now!! More »

Janine Elliot reviewed the Flare Audio R2Pro and R2A earphones and thought very highly of them, saying that  « As a sound engineer and musician, and as a listener, it hit all the right boxes for me, whether at £200 or £400 » and awarding them 8.97/10 and 8.77 respectively. They were then sent to Linette Smith to see if they would be awarded the Hifi Pig Outstanding Product Award.

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Linette takes a listen to Final Audio Heaven VI – CC, Hifiman RE-600 and Sennheiser IE 800 In Ear Monitors. More »

Tame teen Harry Smith and somewhat more elderly Stuart take a listen to the Lehmann Audio Traveller Headphone Amplifier as part of Hifi PIg’s « Headphone Month » More »

Teen correspondent Harry Smith continues Hifi PIg’s « Headphone Month » with his thoughts on the HifiMan RE-400 In Ear Headphones More »

Dan Worth continues « Headphone Month » at Hifi Pig with the a review of the Epiphany Acoustics EHP-02Di  Headphone Amplifier & USB DAC More »

Continuing « Headphone Month » at Hifi Pig here’s Linette and Stuart’s thoughts on the well thought of Oppo PM1 headphones. More »

French manufacturer Focal aren’t the fist name that comes to mind when you think about headphones but perhaps they should be given Harry and Linette’s opinion on their Spirit One S headphones costing just 179 EUR. More »

« Headphone Month » at Hifi Pig  continues with Janine Elliot’s review of the German AudioValve Verto and RKV Mk 3 headphone amplifiers costing £690 and £3262 respectively. More »

Hifi Pig’s « Headphone Month »  continues with Stuart and Harry Smith’s thoughts on the little Tisbury CA-1 Headphone Amplifier that is made in the UK and costs £349 More »

As part of Hifi Pig’s « Headphone Month »  Linette and Stuart Smith review the £650 HifiMan HE-560 headphones supplied  by Mark at Electromod.  More »

At £3495 the Stax SR-009 headphones are intended for the committed headphone listener. For Hifi Pig’s ongoing « Headphone Month » Janine Elliot takes a listen… More »

Hifi Pig’s « Headphone Month » continues and here Linette and Stuart Smith take a listen to the £999 Sennheiser HD800 headphones.  More »

At Hifi PIg we’re keen not only to bring you reviews of the high-end, expensive products but also like to point out the odd bargain that is out there. Here Janine Elliot continues Hifi Pig’s « Headphone Month » with a review of a £60 set of headphones available from the high street. More »

Hifi Pig’s « Headphone Month » wouldn’t really be complete without taking a listen to the Stax Earspeakers. In her review Janine Elliot takes a listen to the £1695 Stax SR-407 headphones. More »

Headphones are of course used whilst on the move and so  as part of Hifi Pig’s « Headphone Month » Janine Elliot takes a listen to the £190 Graham Slee Voyager headphone amplifier. More »

At Hifi Pig we think it’s vital that the audiophiles of the future are engaged with and so this is why we have Harry Smith our “Teen Correspondent” write for us. Here, and as part of our ongoing « Headphone Month » he looks at two IEMs from Final, the Heaven II and Heaven IV. More »

Continuing « Headphone Month » at Hifi Pig, we are pleased to have been given the opportunity to take a listen to the Japanese Pandora Hope VI headphones that have a novel driver implementation. More »