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Noontec Zoro II HD Review

First, I’d like to thank the folks at Noontec for both sending me a sample for review. Design and Build Quality The Zoro II HD are clad mostly in plastic with metal accents on the ear cups and around the headband sliders. They collapse and fold using locking hinges, making …

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HiFiMan HE-400i Review – All Grown Up

I was fortunate enough to be picked for the review tour for HiFiMan’s latest planar magnetic headphone, the HE-400i, billed as an improvement over the outgoing HE-400 model, and slotting in at $500, $100 more than the HE-400. The HE-400i arrived in sizeable, leather appointed box, much improved from the …

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Denon AH-D400 Review – Urbanites

Somewhere around 2012, following the departure from longtime OEM Foster, Denon found itself in the tricky position of having to rebuild its headphone line from the ashes of its well-received audiophile headphones, the D2000, D5000 and D7000. This was, and still is, also a time in which the market of …

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Audio-Technica WS99 Review – Top of the Heap

Introduction First off, I’d like to thank the folks at Audio-Technica for the sample of the WS99 for review. Here it is, the pinnacle of Audio-Technica’s “Solid Bass” line of portable headphones, the WS99. Arriving in a big, audacious black box, the WS99 makes its presence known with its sharp …

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