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Aedle VK-1 Legacy headphones Aedle

I love turning my readers onto exceptional budget gear, but one of the biggest perks of my job is getting to play with the best of the best in audio exotica. While the "Ferraris" of audio may be out of reach of most readers, rest assured that in the next decade, new generations of far more affordable components will match or surpass 2014's edge-of-the-art gear. In the here and now, a couple of these drop-dead gorgeous works of industrial art, namely the Aedle VK-1 Legacy headphones and Woo Audio WA7 headphone amplifier, are priced within reach of a lot of people.

Let's start ogling this batch of ubergear:

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