CanJam SoCal 2018

 

CanJam SoCal is an annual Headphone Audio Show organized by http://www.head-fi.org featuring over 100 leading brands in over 25,000 sq ft. of exhibition space, CanJam SoCal 2018 showcases the latest products and innovations in headphones and personal audio electronics in all price ranges, from $50 earbuds to the world’s finest headphone audio systems at $50,000.

This is my coverage of CanJam SoCal 2018 which I got to attend over a period of two days. In this video you will see the following products:

Audeze Mobius (3D Audio Gaming Headset)
The Audeze Mobius is a 3D Audio Gaming Headset that includes headtracking and positions the 3D audio based on your head position. Continue reading CanJam SoCal 2018

Sennheiser HD660S Review


Sennheiser HD660S on Amazon

General information

  • These cost is $500
  • Use Dynamic drivers (drivers are supposed to be better than those on the HD650, possibly from the HD700)
  • Almost identical physical design to the Sennheiser HD650
  • Comes with a 1/4″ cable, 1/4″ to 3.5mm adapter, and they do include a balanced cable
  • They have a lower impedance than the HD650, the impedance on the HD660S is 150 ohms compared to 300 ohms on the HD650 which will make these easier to drive

BUILD QUALITY

If you’ve seen or own the Sennheiser HD650 Continue reading Sennheiser HD660S Review

Monolith M1060 vs Sennheiser HD650 Headphones Comparison Review


Monolith M1060 on Amazon
Sennheiser HD650 on Amazon

At the $300 audiophile headphones price point the Sennheiser HD650 headphones is one of the top choices with its proven audiophile grade audio with a slight bump to the bass.  Now that Monoprice has released its Monolith M1060 planar headphones at $300, it is definitely a contendor for your hard earned money for audiophile grade headphones in this price range.  While the Sennheiser HD650’s are mostly made of high grade plastic they are very light and you hardly notice that you are wearing them, the Monolith M1060’s on the other hand are made out of wood and metal and are quite bold in size and look and you will definitely feel that they are on your head when you are wearing them.  While the Monolith M1060’s were first plagued with some build quality issues, they have all been fixed in the revision 2 of the headphones (which is what you will get when you buy them now).  Comfort wise the Sennheiser HD 650’s are definitely more comfortable with their velour pads and overall light weight.   Continue reading Monolith M1060 vs Sennheiser HD650 Headphones Comparison Review

ASUS ROG SWIFT PG279Q 27 inch IPS 165Hz G-SYNC Gaming Monitor

 

ASUS ROG SWIFT PG279Q 27 inch IPS 165Hz G-SYNC Gaming Monitor on Amazon

The ASUS ROG SWIFT PG279Q 27 inch IPS 165Hz G-SYNC gaming monitor is touted as the best gaming monitor currently on the market. While there are 4K gaming monitors currently on the market they all suffer from being restricted to 60Hz refresh rate which is not good for gaming.  Also, Continue reading ASUS ROG SWIFT PG279Q 27 inch IPS 165Hz G-SYNC Gaming Monitor

Microsoft Surface Laptop Review – The Best Windows Laptop?


Microsoft Surface Laptop on Amazon

Review

The Microsoft Surface laptop fills the gap between the Microsoft Surface Pro tablet and the Microsoft Surface Book.  Continue reading Microsoft Surface Laptop Review – The Best Windows Laptop?

Monolith M1060 Review – Best Headphones Under $300?

Review of the Monoprice Monolith M1060 Revision 2 Planar Headphones.

Monolith M1060 on Amazon

Changes in Revision 2

The mmcx connectors have been swapped out with 2.5mm connectors for that plugs that go into the headphones.  Continue reading Monolith M1060 Review – Best Headphones Under $300?

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