One of these days I was visiting a Brazilian headphone community at Facebook when someone asked if his motherboard was compatible with a pair of headphones and if he needed a external DAC. Now, this is normal on that community thus I went and read some of the replies until my eyes gazed at so … Continue reading Communities and sellers.
Helmuthsposts in a way I agree these kind of tests are stupid, mostly because they are done to discredit and make fun of all audiophiles. (Well, in this test at least the journalist was careful to point that some audiophiles do not share the opinion that audiophile network cables change the sound) In fact besides guitar … Continue reading About audiophile cables…again.
I have a little evil rule I often follow, if a site reviews audio cables in a subjective way I’ll drop it from my serious list of sites. This means I’ll take anything on that site with suspicion, specially reviews. I don’t have anything against sites that actually try to objectively measure an audio cable … Continue reading My biased review on subjective cable reviewers.
Before starting this rough opinion about Hi-Fi cables and connectors, I want to get some stuff out of the way. I don’t believe in audiophile BS cabling, I know a founder of a audiophile cable company, I have a huge respect for him but I don’t believe in the claims about his cables. I do … Continue reading About Hi-Fi cables and connectors.
They improve the 1s & 0s of your music stream, oh! wait its only raw digital data! XD I know they improve the jitter! They also improve the other BS on your system! Let face it, audiophile cables are pretty and look nice on a setup. I feel sad that some people actually believe so much BS about … Continue reading Audiophile digital cables.
So I said to an audiophile store owner that I don’t like to call myself audiophile and that I really didn’t get why so many audiophiles only hear Jazz in their systems, like it was the holy grail of audiophiles. True Jazz audiophile lovers I’m sorry but even you guys must notice that people who … Continue reading A curious tale of prejudice in a audiophile store.
Usually the term microphonics is misused to describe the mechanical vibrations or knocks that travel to the ear physically via the cable of the headphones. (See wikipedia for more info) Anyway those sounds can really annoy the users of in-ear headphones, so how can we solve that problem? There are some clever ways to deal with vibrations: You can … Continue reading Avoid cable sounds made by vibrations or knocks on your in-ear headphones.
I could start by writing that all manufactures of audiophile cables sell expensive lies to their customers and only want to make an easy buck. Yes, I could do it but I believe cables are victims of bad marketing and so my target should not be the cables but their awful marketing campaigns and unreal … Continue reading Why I don’t believe in some audiophile cable brands.