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QT – CCA C10

disclaimer:  Not needed, I purchased the Clear Concept Audio C10 at retail price for purpose of this review from an Ali store. Unboxing / Packaging: Those familiar with the KZ white-box packaging will recognize it immediately,  Slip-cover, with clear plastic beneath and earpieces in a tray with all accessories hiding

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QT – ibasso IT01

disclaimer:   After hearing a good bit of hype surrounding the IT01, I purchased one (second hand) to try for myself.  I did not receive any discount or incentive for this review, nor have I spoken to anyone at Ibasso about its content. Unboxing / Packaging: As I mentioned, I purchased

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QT – CCA C16

disclaimer not needed:  I purchased the CCA C16 along with the C10 without any discount or any expectations from an Ali store just to see what KZ’s new offshoot Clear Concept Audio was all about. Unboxing / Packaging:  Packaging is rather unspectacular for a flagship headphone and those familiar with

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SparkOS Discrete Opamps

Disclaimer:   I purchased the SparkOS Opamps at a reduced rate after speaking with Andrew about doing a comparison of the SparkOS vs the Burson v5i and V6 Classic and Vivid as well as several solid state Op-amps in my collection.    If you have an interest in purchasing these,  I

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Simgot EM2

disclaimer:  Simgot kindly  sent the EM2 and MTW5 for review.   I have no financial interest in Simgot, nor are my words here influenced by any outside concern.    If you are interested in Simgot products, please check here for more details or visit their amazon store to purchase.   Unboxing

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Introduction to OpAmps

Understanding Op-amps: In order to set expectations for my op-amp posts, I’m going to give a little background on op-amps.  These are things I’ve learned along the way and please understand up front, I am not an electronics engineer so some of this may be over simplifications but it serves

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TRN V30

Disclaimer:  Kinboofi provided the TRN V30 for review based on my previous conversation surrounding the TRN v20 with their rep. Worth noting, Kinboofi lists a 12 month warranty if purchased through their Amazon store.  If interested, the v30 can be purchased here.   Unboxing / Packaging: The TRN v30 arrived packaged in

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Sutai W2 Gaming Headset

Disclaimer:  a young company representative sent these for review even though I told him I am not much of a gamer and suggested I could audition these based on audio quality more than I could comment on gaming.  They are currently available through this outlet should you be interested. Unboxing

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