Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 speaker system is one of the oldest PC/gaming speaker systems on the market and it's still one of the most popular speaker systems. It is a great choice for gamers but it's also great for movies and music and if you are looking for a speaker system under $200 for your desktop, you should definitely check it out. Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 speaker system was first introduced back in 2000 and it has been around for more than 15 years. In that time, the number of changes made on this speaker system was minimal. Most of the changes were cosmetic and the only real change is the type of the preamp input on the subwoofer (because the old DIN connector was too fragile). When some product manages to stay competitive after so many years and with no major changes, there has to be so...
Amiron Home high-end headphones by Beyerdynamic are one of the most enjoyable and exciting headphones we’ve ever reviewed. They don’t have all those fancy features like Bluetooth connectivity, built-in controls, or built-in mic. They are all about the sound and comfort. Keep reading our review and find out what’s so special about them. Beyerdynamic is a famous German audio equipment manufacturer. Some of their products, especially studio headphones like DT 990 PRO or DT 1990 PRO are very popular and highly rated by the professionals and audiophiles. Their high-end headphones are one of the best on the market and we are about to review their last year’s high-end stereo headphone model Amiron Home. These headphones are designed for home use. This is actually one of the first headphone
Beosound Balance is the latest member of the Bang & Olufsen’s line of ‘’flexible living’’ speakers. It’s a unique, artistic, compact speaker with an amazing set of smart features. It’s the first smart speaker from B&O to have sound directivity and active room compensation, which are the features you can find on much pricier Bang & Olufsen speakers (like Beolab 90). And this is just the beginning. There are so many great things about this speaker and we will try to tell you all about it. So, without further delay, let’s see what’s so great (and what’s not) about Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance. We’ll start with the things we like. The first thing you’re going to notice is the looks. Beosound Balance is a simple-looking, yet incredibly attractive speaker. The lead de
Audeze EL-8 Titanium headphones represent Audeze’s first attempt to make portable headphones that you can use on the go and without an amplifier. They are significantly cheaper than the previous Audeze high-end headphones from the LCD line. The idea was to penetrate deeper into the market and expand the target group. As a result of that effort, two versions of EL-8 headphones were made – closed back and open-back. In this review, we are going to talk about the latest upgraded version of the closed-back EL-8 headphones called EL-8 Titanium. Audeze is a young company, but it’s already considered one of the world’s best headphone manufacturers. All of the Audeze headphones are high-end planar magnetic headphones. Regular dynamic drivers you can find on most of today’s headphones are repla
Klipsch RP–280F is the largest floorstanding speaker from the Klipsch Reference Premiere line of home theater speakers. Reference Premiere line of speakers is the successor of the Reference line. Klipsch RP-280F represents an enhanced version of the R-28F floorstanding speaker from the Reference series. Klipsch made some cosmetic changes but they also improved the performance of the speaker. The most noticeable changes are related to the design of the tweeter and Tractrix horn. R-28F (Reference line) VS RP-280F (Reference Premiere line) You will notice that both speakers have that recognizable Klipsch design with the famous Klipsch trademarks like Tractrix horn and woofers with the spun copper finish but there are some important differences. R-28F features aluminum LTS tweeters, i
HiFiMan Edition S headphones are in many ways, a very special pair of headphones. They are the cheapest headphones made by the famous manufacturer of high-end planar magnetic headphones. Unlike all the other HiFiMan headphones, these are not planar magnetic, but that doesn’t make them less special. They are one of the rare headphones on the market that can be used as open-back or closed-back. It’s like having two pairs of headphones in one package. As you probably know, HiFiMan is best-known for its planar magnetic headphones. Some of their headphones like HE6, HE1000, SUNDARA, SUSVARA, etc. are very popular among audiophiles. All these headphones are made for critical listening, they are all quite large, and they are not portable. Also, they are all very expensive. HiFiMan wanted to e
Today’s market is flooded with all kinds of headphones and earbuds – wired or wireless, cheap or premium, ANC or regular, with or without smart features. Numerous models are advertised as premium and affordable, but they rarely live up to those claims. Finding a model that can actually deliver premium performance at an affordable price is pretty hard, but it’s not impossible. Today, we are reviewing Moshi Vortex 2 in-ear headphones. It’s one of those models that look, feel, and sound like premium headphones but cost much less. Let’s see what’s so great (and what’s not) about Moshi Vortex 2 in-ear headphones. Moshi is a relatively young company, founded in 2005. They make audio equipment (headphones, earbuds, speakers) and all kinds of accessories for audio equipment, phones, tablets, an
Finding a great-sounding pair of true wireless earbuds with powerful bass, long-lasting battery, and reliable Bluetooth connection is not an easy task. Finding a pair of true wireless earbuds that are, at the same time, reasonably priced is a little bit harder but it’s still not impossible. Helm Audio true wireless 5.0 headphones are one of the models that ticks all the boxes and it definitely deserves your attention. In this review, we will discuss the performance of Helm Audio TW5.0 earbuds, pinpoint their biggest strong points and weaknesses, and give you our opinion on whether you should buy them or not. True wireless headphone/earbud market is one of the fastest-growing parts of the headphone market. Apple led the way with its AirPods and many headphone and earbud manufacturers fol
Looking for a reasonably priced and great-looking smart speaker? As long as you prefer Google Assistant over Alexa and Siri, Harman Kardon Citation ONE deserves a place on your shortlist. It may not be the most versatile or best-sounding smart speaker on the market, but then again, Citation ONE is one of the most affordable options. This thing could easily be one of the best in its price range ($200-$250). Since the introduction and great success of Amazon Echo and Google Home speakers, many manufacturers have entered the smart speaker market. Today, you have Apple, SONOS, JBL, Sony, Marshall, LG, Klipsch, Riva, B&O, Bose, Anker, and many others trying to get their piece of the market share. Harman Kardon entered a highly competitive smart speaker market in August of 2018 ...
If you are in the market for an affordable and compact desktop DAC/headphone amp, iFi Zen DAC could be just the thing you need. Along with great looks, compact design, and affordable price, iFi Zen DAC delivers very nice, distortion-free sound and can drive the most demanding headphones (up to 600Ω). In this review, we will discuss the features and performance of this very nice entry-level DAC/headphone amp. iFi is a young audio company, founded in 2012. The company headquarters are located in Southport, UK. iFi makes all kinds of headphone amps, DACs, audio cables, and other audio equipment. Their products have quickly become very popular, mostly because of the value they offer for the price. iFi Zen DAC is another product that justifies iFi’s reputation. iFi Zen DAC use