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High-Res Photos on Flickr

In addition to writing, music and collecting scores of IEMs and headphones, I also quite enjoy dabbling in photography so, starting today, I’ll be periodically uploading collections of my full-resolution product shots, seen in my various reviews to Flickr. Over the years I’ve had a number of cameras including the …

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DUNU Tai-Chi (DN-19) Review

Thank you to the folks at DUNU-Topsound for providing the sample for review. I’ve reviewed a few sets of IEMs from DUNU-Topsound before and was offered the opportunity to review their flagship earphone, the ever changing Tai-Chi. I’ve reviewed many earphones with methods of tuning the sound to adapt to …

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Quick Take – Monoprice MEP-933

  $7 giant killers? Never thought I’d see the day when a pair of earphones selling for less than $10 would be able to compete with earphones in the $50 – $100 range but the Monoprice MEP- 933 does. After reading about them on Head-Fi, I was overcome by curiosity, …

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MEElectronics N8 Review

Thanks to the folks at MEElectronics for providing a sample of the new N8 earphones for review. Packaging and Accessories: Uncharacteristically sparse for MEElectronics, only including the earphones, a shirt clip and the standard array of eartips (with a set of double-flange tips as well). Design and Build Quality: Standard …

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Thinksound MS01 Review

Thanks to the folks at Thinksound for the review sample! The $100 and under price bracket is the most hotly contested arena for in ear monitors and there are a large number of strong contenders in the market for the honor of being called the best value for the money. …

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Brookstone Clear Dual Drive Review

The Brookstone Clear Dual Drive earphones intrigued me from the moment I saw them. Not because of their unconventional design or the three-button remote and microphone attached. No, I was most intrigued by the fact that these are almost a mirror image of an earphone from Radius; a Japanese based …

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XePort Multi IEM Review

Before I get into the meat and potatoes, I would like to thank the folks at XePort for providing me with samples for review. If you’ve never heard of XePort…don’t worry, up until a couple of weeks ago, I didn’t know who they were either. But, after hearing about them …

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I Won a Creative Aurvana In-Ear 3

First off, I’d like to thank the folks at Headphones.com. A couple of weeks ago, I spotted a contest on Head-Fi for a pair of Creative Aurvana In-Ear 3 asking entrants to creatively describe the best headphones they’ve heard at the $150 price point or under. Seeing as the HiFiMan …

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HiFiMan RE242 Review

Introduction First, I’d like to thank the folks at HiFiMan for providing a sample to review. No doubt, I’ve been a fan of HiFiMan’s products for about a year and a half now ever since buying a pair of RE0s early last year. I’ve tested a number of their products …

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DUNU Hephaes (DN-16) Review

Introduction First, I’d like to thank the folks at DUNU-TopSound once again for providing samples for review. As DUNU’s current flagship IEM, the Hephaes has a lot to live up to. Competition in the sub $100 price bracket is stronger than ever, with strong entries from several companies such as …

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