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HiFiMAN HE1000 V2 Planar Magnetic Headphone Review

When I reviewed the original HiFiMAN HE1000 Planar Magnetic Headphones about two years ago, I was pretty much bowled over by their performance, looks and sound quality. They were, at the time, the best pair of headphones that I had ever heard and still remain amongst a handful of reference headphones that I would consider as my all-time favorites. Ever the busy little bees that they are, the engineers at HiFiMAN have not seen fit to leave well-enough alone and recently released the HE1000 V2. The updated model is said to incorporate several modifications gleaned from customer feedback along with HiFiMAN’s general desire to keep refining their designs.

Bryston BDA-3 DAC Preview

Bryston BDA-3 DAC Preview

Bryston brings to us a recent update to their line of digital components, the BDA-3 external DAC. “What, another DAC” you say. True, we appear to have been tripping over them lately with all the scads of DACs that seem to have been released by every brand under the sun. So, what distinguishes the BDA-3...

HiFiMAN HE1000 V2 Planar Headphones

HiFiMAN HE1000 V2 Planar Headphones Preview

When I reviewed the original HiFiMAN HE1000 planar magnetic headphones about two years ago, I was pretty much bowled over by their performance, looks and sound quality. They were, at the time, the best pair of headphones that I had ever heard and still remain amongst...