Category: Headphone Amplifiers

Desktop and portable, including tube, solid-state amplifiers for full-sized headphones and in-ear monitors.

Audio-gd R2R 11

Audio-gd R2R 11 announced

Not too long ago I had the privilege of announcing the new Audio-gd R2R 7 flagship resistor ladder DAC. I’ve long enjoyed the sound from these kinds of DACs, but never thought I’d be able...

ALO Audio Continental V5

A few years ago I remember meeting Ken Ball at one of the Tokyo headphone festivals when he had announced the RX3-B balanced portable headphone amp. All the rage at the time, the amp...

Woo Audio WA8 Eclipse

Until recently, one of the most daring things I’d seen on an amp was the large block of glass atop Woo Audio’s WA7 Fireflies. The amp, a simple, yet good-sounding transformer-coupled tube amp performed,...