Category: Headphone

Best Headphone Cable for the Focal Utopia? I Like the Danacable Lazuli Reference

I’ve reviewed the Danacable Lazuli for the Abyss and it was a significant upgrade from the stock cable. At the time I thought it was a tad warm and closed-in for my tastes but I thoroughly enjoyed the vocals and sweet sound signature. Since then I’ve yearned for that full and seductive midrange, which I’ve…


High Fidelity Cables Trinity Helix Headphone Module Review

Every so often we get an innovative product we didn’t know we needed. High Fidelity Cables is no stranger to that when they introduced their amazing magnetic technology that changed the way people listen to music. I’ve had plenty of readers who have read my reviews on their cables and power accessories (especially the MC-0.5s)…


Double Helix Cables Prion4 Headphone Cable Review

When I first reviewed the¬†Silver Complement4 headphone cable, I didn’t think a cable could get any more transparent and honest. It was my reference cable for nearly all of my reviews. A few months later Peter Bradstock announces his masterpiece…the Prion4. Without hesitation I purchased a pair with all the upgrades and couldn’t wait to…


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…


Headphone Cable Review: JPS Superconductor HP Cable vs Stock Abyss Cable

I’m just going to get straight to the point. A few of the complaints I’ve heard regarding the Abyss headphones: Recessed mid-range High frequency/haze or brightness issues Lack of warmth I personally don’t mind the scooped mids as it seems to give better focus on the midrange of the song without having it be in-your-face….