Periodic Audio are a fairly new name to the UK market and the American brand will be demonstrating their range of IEMs at the CanJam show this weekend. More »

Audeze has announced the newest addition to their LCD series. Building on the sound of the LCD-2, this closed-backed headphone offers the listening experience of Audeze’s planar magnetic headphone but with increased isolation and greatly reduced ambient noise. More »

Going to CanJam London this weekend? UK distributor SCV has lots of new products to show you in Plaza Suite 9. More »

Brainwavz has announced the availability of its M2 IEM Noise Isolating Earphones in the UK. The M2 IEM are the latest in the Brainwavz range of over 25 earphones and headphones and retail at £45.00 /$59.50. More »

Optoma has just launched the NuForce BE Free5 true wireless in-ear headphones. The BE Free5 have no cables or neckband for unrestricted movement and the additional wings help with a secure fit for active users. More »

June was a very busy month indeed.  We brought you loads of Hifi News which is all rounded up here in case you missed it.  We also brought you Hifi Reviews and coverage of the North West Audio Show 2018 at Cranage Hall.…it was fabulous so make sure you check out coverage from Linette and Stuart too.

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CanJam, the global headphone audio show with events in New York City, Singapore, Los Angeles, London, Denver and Shanghai, is returning to London this July. CanJam London 2018 takes place on July 21st-22nd in Central London. More »

British brand Quad’s first-ever headphones use planar magnetic technology. More »

VK-X is the first Wireless Headphones from Aëdle, the Paris based manufacturer of “high-end travel instruments”. More »

Electromod at the North West Audio Show are showing, for the first time in the UK, the Schiit Hifi system comprising of Schiit’s Vidar Amplifier, Schiit’s Saga Preamplifier and the Bifrost Multibit Dac with a pair of Kudos X2 loudspeakers and using Audioquest entry level connections, the total price for the system not including source is under £3500. More »

Optoma has just unveiled the next generation of its BE Sport3 with the launch of the BE Sport4 in-ear headphones. The new sports headphones feature the same wireless Bluetooth® technology and fit but offer a new design along with  graphene coated drivers. In addition, they incorporate quick charging so just 15 minutes of power gives two hours of listening time. More »

Powered by the Burson Max Current Power Supply (MCPS),Fun is a dual mono Class-A head amp and preamp with added Microphone input. Outputting 2Wpc @32ohm, it shares the same amplification stage as Burson’s flagship Conductor. More »

“Our new Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition is shrinking the gap between the sound quality of wireless and wired playback for a sound signature that is meticulously sculpted for audiophiles, gamers and professional musicians-alike. ” says Val Kolton, CEO of V-Moda More »

ABYSS has given their AB-1266 Phi Reference Headphone a new suit, made of, what they say is, “the hardest thin film coating on Earth”.  A coloured polymer ceramic coating (CC) is factory applied and oven cured. This gives a two-tone luxury black finish and ABYSS say it also enhances the quality of sound by further improving upon the anti-resonant nature of its all aluminium components. It also allows for custom colour options. More »

Audiolab’s first headphones – the M-EAR 2D and M-EAR 4D – are in-ear monitors that use multiple balanced armature drivers. Audiolab and ACS, have teamed up to deliver a range of British-made, multi-driver in-ear monitors called Audiolab M-EAR. More »

For the first time Munich High End also played host to Can Jam Europe. The event was held just over the road from the MOC and attracted more than 2000 people, proof indeed that the market for headphones and portable audio is continuing to be a healthy one. Here’s a photographic tour of the event which promises to grow in coming years. Congratulations to Juliane Thummel and her team for a job brilliantly done… More »

Audeze say that their new headphones are the ‘easy-to-drive version of the LCD-4’. They have a new look and greater efficiency, engineered with a new magnesium housing to produce a more light-weight headphone, but Audeze say that the LCD-4z maintains the sound signature of LCD-4. More »

Every year we say the same thing, ‘surely the High End Show can’t get any bigger?’, but every year it does! It is now at the point when no human can actually cover every inch of the show…we have tried our very best but I think Super-human powers would be needed for that! However, being very organised and attacking it with military precision meant that we got to see most rooms and exhibits with the aim of bringing you the most comprehensive and interesting coverage of the show…we even managed to get over to the HifiDeluxe show too and bring you CanJam Munich coverage. More »

CanJam Europe is a partner event of High End show in Munich on May 11th – 13th 2018. The event location “Kohlebunker” at Lilienthalalle 37 is literally down the road, just 250 metres from High End’s location. There, visitors get to try interesting, innovative headphones and releated products. High End tickets are valid for the boutique headphone show. Numerous headphones, players and accessories are ready to be tested, visitors are invited to bring their own gear and music. Many exhibitors are launching European and even world premieres of new products at CanJam Munich. More »

LB-acoustics, produced in Vienna, introduces MYSPHERE 3 an open and somewhat unconventional headphone that they are calling a “Hover Ear” headphone. More »

In 2014, iFi launched their original iDSD portable hi-res DAC/headphone amp. Now they launch the xDSD. Connects to your phone, tablet, PC, Mac, DAP, TV, games console or any other digital audio device via cable, or streams wirelessly via Bluetooth. More »

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