Paweł Szachno

Paweł Szachno

Founder of Ear Fidelity. I've been into audio for many years, working in production, distribution, retail, and marketing throughout my career. Now trying to revolutionize the art of reviewing audio gear, but one thing will never change: Music is the most important.

Fir Audio Krypton 5

Fir Audio Kr5 is the mid level of Fir's newest series called The New Frontiers. It uses a dedicated dynamic driver for the bass and four balanced armature drivers. It packs some great technologies, and it's priced at $2999.

Dita Perpetua

Dita Perpetua is the new flagship of this company from Singapore. It uses a single, 12mm Dynamic Driver and it's priced at $2999.

EarMen Angel

EarMen Angel is the newest device released by this brand. EarMen has always scored well on Ear Fidelity, so the Angel should be no different. It is a portable DAC/Amp and it's priced at $799.

Burson V6 Vivid Opamps

Burson audio is known for its DACs, Amps, and AIO's, but it's Opamps that they truly have been known for throughout the years. Today we're going to review their V6 Vivid Opamps, priced at $85-$145.

Burson Playmate 2

Burson Playmate is the most affordable all-in-one in this Australian manufacturer's lineup. It uses an ESS9038 DAC chip and it provides up to 3W of power via its Class-A, SE output. The price is set at $544.

Hifiman EF400

Hifiman EF400 ís the second all-in-one in Hifiman's history. It's fully balanced, built around an R2R DAC and a headphone amplifier that is told to be capable of running the Susvara. The price is set at $599.

Hifiman HE-R9

Hifiman HE-R9 ís the newest dynamic driver model by the leading headphone manufacturer in the world, Hifiman. It's a closed-back headphone with a Bluemini R2R Bluetooth module and it comes at $749.