Andrew Bellavia (Twitter) of Knowles Corporation gave a talk at AES@NAMM 2018 last month on the 27th of January and … Continue reading Knowles, industry leader in balanced armature design and production, teaches us about IEM design and tuning
Editor’s Note: Here’s a comprehensive look at the Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered (UERR), UE’s newest reference product. It’s touted as the successor to the venerable Ultimate Ears Reference Monitor (UERM), a product we love here at CYMBACAVUM. Nearly all of the writers here have the UERM and keep it around as a mainstay reference earpiece. The UERR is supposed to evolve upon the UERM, taking it to new heights. There have been various viewpoints about the UERR; some say it’s a welcome improvement over the UERM and its drawbacks, while others prefer the original. Here, miceblue returns to deliver his take on the UERR. Continue reading “Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered”
Editor’s Note: This overview of the Audio-Technica ATH-LS200 is based off multiple listening sessions at headphone stores and shows, without sustained personal time with the product. Thus, it should not be regarded as a full review — in fact, our entire ‘Thoughts‘ category of articles is not meant to house comprehensive reviews. Continue reading “Quick Thoughts: Audio-Technica ATH-LS200”
There’s no question that, over the past three years, ESSTech has completely dominated the premium portable digital audio segment. The … Continue reading The Biz: Asahi-Kasei and ESSTech go to war over mobile superiority
Editor’s Note: iFi Audio provided the iEMatch free of charge for the review
What is the iEMatch and why would you need one?
You’ve probably have read the review of the Diva Pro by Mr. T here on CYMBACAVUM. At their price point, … Continue reading Quick Thoughts: FIIL Carat
Editor’s Note: We’re starting a new category of articles here on CYMBACAVUM that covers headphones. Continue reading “Between the Headband: FIIL’s Diva Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones”