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Review: Focal Elear – Way Ahead of its Price Range

Focal (pronounced like "faux-kal") is perhaps one of the most well-respected audio brands in the world. The French speaker maker turned headphone manufacturer has proven itself to be a capable leader in the personal audio segment, especially with a selection of high fidelity headphones that can be had for under $750. (more…)


Review: Hifiman HE4xx – Affordable Planar Headphones

Hifiman's brand has been synonymous with quality for more than a decade. Specifically, its line of planar magnetic headphones have earned the marque its notoriety. When Drop announced in August 2017 that it would be selling a customized version of the Hifiman HE400i (a headphone with a price tag of $499), the Hifi community watched with anticipation. (more…)