Burson Bang Basic – Stereo Speaker Amplifier – Review

If you read some of my early stories on how I got into this hobby, you may already know that Burson was an important brick in the foundation of my journey.  My first… Continue reading

Chord Hugo2 – Portable DAC/Headphone Amplifier – Review

If you have read my reviews on Chord products, you already know that I was really impressed by their evolution and their performance. When Chord Hugo was released, I was impressed by the… Continue reading

FiiO FH5 In Ear Headphones – Review

It has been a while since I’ve listened to products from FiiO. Usually they have managed to impress me with the quality of their products, especially in that price range. Now that I… Continue reading

Martin Logan ESL-11A Impression Review

I remember a few years back, when I was convinced that I am a headphone only guy and that I prefer headphones to speakers. At that time, I had my headphone setup in… Continue reading

Toxic Cables: Rest in Peace, Frank…

As you may know, I had a few cables from Toxic Cables, myself. Really good craftsmanship & quality stuff. I don’t know Frank Donghi (from Toxic Cables) very well, but I did have… Continue reading

RaimondAudio DM-120S – Power Amplifier – Review

A few months back, I had the pleasure of testing an amplifier that is produced locally by RaimondAudio. By the way, the website is not up to date, so for questions please shoot… Continue reading

Burson Audio Cable Plus Pro – Review

If you are into this hobby for a few years now, I am sure that you have heard about equipment matching on lots of occasions. Between dacs and amps, between amps and speakers,… Continue reading

Electrocompaniet ECI-6 Integrated Speaker Amplifier – Review

I didn’t know much about Electrocompaniet until recently when Razvan from AVMall told me it’s one of his favorite Brands. He was actually very excited that he managed to bring Electrocompaniet in Romania… Continue reading

Martin Logan Unison – Review

Having a dedicated listening room led me to buying a separate sound system for the living room for the TV. I just couldn’t enjoy the speakers embedded in the TV.  Actually, at one… Continue reading

Plixir Elite BAC 1500 – Power Conditioner Review

First, I am sorry for the long absence. I have not abandoned HeadMania and I thank all the readers who are still here with me. A few months ago, I have posted a… Continue reading

Audio GD Master 10 – Speaker Amplifier Review

First, I want to apologize for the long period of absence I have taken from HeadMania and to thank the readers who did not abandon it. I had a very busy period at… Continue reading

Syllable D900 – Review

In a world where high end headphones seems to evolve the wrong way, meaning that almost every big headphone manufacturer started doubling the price with every new model, I figured I go in… Continue reading

Xiaomi MI Pro HD In-Ear Headphones Review

General Presentation and Specs The packaging and unboxing is quite nice and gives you the impression that you bought a more expensive product. Even the eardbuds are made of metal (Zircon to be… Continue reading

Superlux HD-681 Review

I’ve heard a lot of good things about these headphones throughout the ears and they’ve managed to capture my attention, so here we are. Looks & Build Quality  For their price these headphones are… Continue reading

New Naim Uniti Line, rebuilt from scratch

I’ve recently participated to a very interesting event held at Jack-Fi (AudioConcept) where I’ve met Mark, the Export Sales Executive from Naim. Mark presented the entire line of all in one streaming from Naim. I… Continue reading

Trip to Vatopedi Monastery in Athos Mountain

This is not a review. I just want to tell you the story of a very dear memory of mine. Bare with me, as it has a connection to sound, even if it may… Continue reading

Raimond Audio – Audiophile Starter Power Amplifier – Review

A few months ago, the guys  from jack-fi.ro  introduced me to a small amplifier made locally by Raimond Audio . They insisted I try it with my Martin Logan Ethos speakers. I was a little skeptical,… Continue reading

Piega Coax 30.2 – Review

I am really happy that I finally have a chance to review these speakers, as they represent one of products that marked my audiophile journey. I have heard them in lots of systems… Continue reading

Fiil Diva Pro Headphones Review

I love that the headphone market is starting to get the attention it deserves. I see new companies that get into the game quite often in the last period. Actually, the headphone in… Continue reading

Elephone ELE Whisper In Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones – Review

Ok, I must admit that the Ele Whisper took me by surprise and while I don’t like to judge a product by the price, well… I must admit that my initial expectations of these… Continue reading

AudioQuest NightHawk Headphones – Review

These headphones managed to get my attention since Canjam 2015 in Essen. While I didn’t quite managed to get how it sounded at the show, due to insufficient time, these headphones had something… Continue reading

Audioquest Dragonfly Red – Review

When I’ve seen the first Dragonfly originally released in 2012, I was like “What is it with this little USB drive?” I was really skeptical it can sound good, only to be astonished… Continue reading

Macaw T1000 Bluetooth Sports Earbuds – Review

This is the first product I am reviewing which is not in the audiophile / enthusiasts category, so this is a sort of a challenge for me. Presentation First, these headphones are not… Continue reading

iFi Pro iCan – Headphone Amplifier Review

Since hearing the first products from iFi, I’ve been watching this company, because I think it really deserves our attention. It has some lovely products out there and I am sure iFi has… Continue reading

Chord Mojo – Review

Some of you may have read my review of Hugo. I was really impressed by that product and what Chord managed to do, not to mention in what size. It’s been a while… Continue reading

Aune B1 Class A Portable Headphone Amplifier

This good looking amplifier managed to catch my attention at Canjam this year through its build quality, looks and of course its sound. I have managed to get a review unit with the… Continue reading

SoundMagic HP200 Headphones – Review

I’m really happy I got to hear these headphones as they kind of took me by surprise. I can tell you that the don’t get the attention they  deserve. Build Quality & Looks… Continue reading

Tellurium Q Ultra Black Speaker Cable & Black Diamond Interconnects – Review

I don’t usually write reviews about cables unless I find something that impresses me. Also, the subject of cables is quite heated and full of contradictions among audiophiles. I’ve often read comments that were… Continue reading

iFi micro IUSB3.0 – Review

In the last years I’ve been using different tweaks for the usb input that considerably improved my listening experience. The first thing that I noticed was that the 5v USB power matters a… Continue reading

Sennheiser HD800S – Review

I’ve had HD800 for more than 2 years now and I can safely say that I love those headphones, which are quite a marvel from a technical perspective and they’ve been released in 2009,… Continue reading

Audeze LCD-4 vs LCD-3, HD800 & HD800s

This page is dedicated just to comparisons between LCD-4 and HD800, HD800s and LCD-3. If you want to go back to the review about LCD-4 click here. As specified in the LCD-4 review, the tests were… Continue reading

Audeze LCD-4 – Review

At last, the day has come! Audeze has released a new flagship. After owning and hearing both LCD-3 and LCD-X, I was really curious and anxious regarding to what this company will provide… Continue reading

Focal Electra 1028BE Floorstanding Speakers – Review

After hearing and reviewing the Focal Diablo Utopia, I was quite curios to take the Electra series for a spin and here we are. After hearing a pair of Electra 1028BE, I couldn’t… Continue reading

FiiO X7 – Review

FiiO always amazed with their products and the quality they were capable of in their price range, so I was very anxious to hear their new flagship since the day I’ve first heard… Continue reading

HeadMania Forum

First, I want to wish everyone a happy new year, full of joys and accomplishments! I must apologize for my lack of writing in the last few weeks. As some of you might… Continue reading

Ultimate Sound 3Driver Custom In Ear Monitor – US3D Review

As I’ve  been telling before, I was aiming for this review for a while now. One year ago I found out about a very interesting Romanian company here in Bucharest named Ultimate Sound… Continue reading