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Subject: General Tech | April 5, 2016 - 05:35 PM |
Tagged: audio, Abyss 1266, Cavalli Liquid Gold, Hi-Fi HE1000, Luxman P700u, Audeze LCD 4, Chord Hugo TT, Stax 009, Blue Hawaii SE, headphone, amp

The least expensive pairing in this review will run you £5,194 and the most expensive doubles that, not the audio source and cables whose prices leave Monster green with envy.  Kitguru has taken on the high end of headphones and amps, leaving even those $1000 studio headsets far behind.  Each has their own usage, when you are spending this much on equipment they tend to be very specialized; usable in all scenarios but best served for what they were designed for.  Check out the review to laugh, cry or in some cases feel jealous of equipment you might actually want for some reason.

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"This article today is focused around the synergy between amplifier and headphone and the four setups I have chosen for this article are to my mind some of the best that money can buy. There is about £70,000 of equipment on test today."

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April 5, 2016 | 11:32 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Whenever I see someone with those wooden headphone racks, I always think to myself, "This guy is such a douche."

April 6, 2016 | 08:15 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Funny how some of these guys Will spend thousands of dollars on equipment that will be outperformed by cheaper stuff used in AV studios. Sure the professional stuff is ugly and designed to fit into a rack but is aesthetics worth 5x the price?

April 6, 2016 | 09:30 AM - Posted by Subsailor

Please post links to some of the "cheaper stuff used in AV studios".
Thanks!

April 8, 2016 | 03:47 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

http://www.bax-shop.be/nl/hoofdtelefoons/hoofdtelefoon-versterker

Its in Dutch but it's my favorite shop for Pro-audio stuff. The pricier ones can do better than some of the insane priced headphone amps that some companies try to peddle.

I think most of this comes from ignorance. People that only have experience with home audio will likely run either to a supermarket with electronics section or some overpriced boutique store. They simply don't know what else is out there. When I got involved in Pro-audio I was a little overwhelmed by all these new brands I never heard of before and it took me some time to figure out what is junk and what isn't.

April 6, 2016 | 12:38 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Heaven for the ears.

The exotic wood finishes are an awesome, awesome extra!

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