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  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

Focal Diablo Utopia Speakers – Review

  I’ve had many occasions to listen to Focal Speakers and I actually owned a pair of Aria 906 BookShelves for a while. I really liked them and I think they offer great performance for… Continue reading

Volent Audio Custom LPS for MSB DACs

A fellow headfier informed me of a company that is known to produce some very good custom linear power supplies for the MSB Dacs. After some initial research on the matter I found… Continue reading

MSB Analog DAC – Quad USB Input – Review

I’ve been meaning to write this review for a while now and I’ve finally found some time to do so.  Some time ago I managed to get my hands on a MSB Analog Dac… Continue reading

Meze 99 Classics Headphones – Review

Recently I was  pleasantly surprised to find out that a new full sized closed, over the ears headphones was released on the market, the Meze 99 Classics. The real surprise was to find… Continue reading

Canjam Europe 2015 Show Report – Part 3

You can read the first part of the Canjam Europe Show Report here, and the second part here. LehmannAudio This was another crowded stand where the people seemed to be enjoying themselves.  My friends that… Continue reading

Canjam Europe 2015 Show Report – Part 2

You can read the first part of the Canjam Europe Show Report here, where you can find all the details and the introduction. HiFiMAN Hifiman was also present at Canjam and I’ve enjoyed… Continue reading

Canjam Europe 2015 Show Report – Part 1

Canjam Europe has been held in Essen Germany every year since 2013. I am happy to report that this year I finally had the time to attend this already renowned show. The exact… Continue reading

Schiit Yggdrasil DAC – Review

Schiit! I finally have one on my desk! I’ve been waiting for this moment for months now. Reading all about this DAC on headfi and changstar got me extremely excited about it, especially… Continue reading

Xindak A600E 09 Version – Integrated Speaker Amplifier Review

After a good friend of mine highly recommended this amplifier and I hunted it for a while now, I finally managed to put my hands on this beast. There is one thing I have… Continue reading