Monthly archives: June, 2016

The Sonore Sonicorbiter SE – An Affordable Roon Ready Endpoint

The Sonicorbiter is a music renderer that is capable of converting your desktop and portable USB DACs into a network-enabled device. It is basically a Cubox-i with custom software that is licensed by Roon. With many Roon endpoints starting at $3,000, the $300 RoonReady Sonicorbiter is difficult to ignore. It’s also compatible with a number…


The Double Helix Cables Silver Complement4 – A Pristine Experience

Introduction Early in my audio journey, I found it ludicrous that one would spend any kind of money on headphone or IEM cables. My opinion was that it should sound best as stock because I’m sure these manufacturers have researched, tested, and launched their products feeling confident about their out-of-the-box sound signature. After all, a…


Danacable Lazuli AB for Abyss Headphone Cable Review

Introduction At CanJam SoCal 2016, Vinh from Danacable had an interesting booth. ¬†Onlookers were able to listen to various headphones with their stock cables and immediately switch to the same headphone with a Danacable. The results were colossal for most the headphones I listened to, including the Abyss AB-1266. I had to take this cable…


The Amazing PETEREK Headphone Cable and Adapters

Introduction I’ve been listening to my stock Abyss headphone cable for a few months and while I did enjoy the clarity and brighter sound for a while, it started to become a bit fatiguing. The cable was also a bit too long and kept getting caught in the arm of my chair. A friend of…


Meze 99 Classics Headphone Review – Quest to Find a Portable Over-Ear Headphone

As a software developer who telecommutes 99% of the time, I wanted to lessen my usage of in-ears and decided to get a pair of Sennheiser Momentum 2.0. I love how they were stylish, light, and could be folded. I enjoyed the sound but it was a bit too clinical for most of my listening….


The SHOW Newport 2016

Here’s some audio p0rn for you guys…