The Audiophiliac comes away shaken and stirred from a close encounter with the Nagra HD DAC.
Whether you're out listening to your MP3 player or out at home with your high-end stereo, your headphone choice is critical. Here we've picked our five favorites across every style and category, but if you already know which type of headphones you want, use the links at the left to get more options.
Small enough for a desktop, the Burson Timekeeper can also be used in your main stereo system.
Meridian's new Prime desktop amp is seriously compact, and the sound is astonishing!
The new Hifiman HE400S headphone features advanced planar-magnetic drivers in a lightweight, comfortable design.
The Audiophiliac found a lot to like about the new Rotel RA-1570 amp, for hi-fi and stereo home theater applications.
The Audiophiliac auditions an audiophile hi-fi that's ideal for cramped apartments.
Finally, Sony has made a headphone that can go toe-to-toe with the top audiophile models.
Schiit's cheap 'n' cheerful headphone amp and digital converter wow the Audiophiliac!
If you've always wanted to own a pair of high-end "audiophile" headphones but can't quite justify dropping a grand on a pair, the superb sounding HiFiMan HE-400i is a good compromise.
If you already own a great set of full-size headphones, the Fosgate Signature Headphone Amplifier will make them sound better than ever.