April 25, 2018, 12:36 pm

SIMGOT EN700 Pro In-Ear Monitors Review

Established in 2015, SIMGOT is a relatively new brand coming out of China. We are in a boom period for personal audio where there is a significant increase in offerings not only from traditional...
Astell&Kern AK70 MKII

Astell&Kern AK70 MKII Review

Astell&Kern announced in September, the AK70 MKII, successor to the highly successful AK70 which was first introduced in June 2016. Weighing in at 150g (5.3 oz), it registers just a slight gain of just...
FiiO Signage at Manufacturing Facility

Tour of FiiO Manufacturing Facility in Guangzhou, China

Manufacturing capabilities contribute to a company’s overall strategic strength. The ability to respond quickly to customers’ orders, or to ramp up production rapidly can be a powerful and difficult-to-replicate competitive weapon. FiiO Electronics Technology Co.,...
Pioneer Private XDP-20

Pioneer announces Pioneer Private XDP-20

Onkyo and Pioneer Marketing Japan today announce the new range of "Private" portable audio player. Priced at JPY 34,000, the new Pioneer branded Private XDP-20 will be on sale from the middle of December. The new...
Bowers and Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones

Bowers and Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones Review

Conceived to celebrate Bowers and Wilkins (B&W) 50th anniversary, the Bowers and Wilkins P9 Signature is a flagship where no expense is spared when designing the headphones. Taking on-board what the company have learnt...
Joint Photo with Kean Zhang of FiiO

Exclusive Interview with Kean Zhang of FiiO

Porta-Fi was in Guangzhou to attend the Guangzhou HiFi Headphone & Digital Audio Expo 2017 on the 4th and 5th of November 2017 and was honoured to be invited to visit FiiO Electronics Technology...
Heritage HP-3 with Stand

First Impressions: Klipsch Heritage HP-3 Headphones

Earlier this month, we posted on Klipsch unveiling the Heritage HP-3 Headphones, what quickly followed was the launch event in Singapore where we were honoured to have an exclusive interview with Vlad Grodzinsky of Klipsch. Prior...
STAX SRS-3100 Electrostatic Earspeakers System

STAX SRS-3100 Electrostatic Earspeakers System Review

  The STAX SRS-3100 Electrostatic Earspeakers System is an entry-level electrostatic set up which comprises of the SR-L300 earspeakers and the SRM-252S driver unit. Unlike conventional headphones which operate mostly using dynamic drivers, STAX has...
Earphone Cable

Verisimilitude of Earphone Cable

The age-old argument of cable quality has raged between audiophiles for ages. Regardless of whether it is desktop or portable, some enthusiasts argue the quality of the cables is as just as important as the...