04/22/15
A Survey of Digital Audio Players Part 1 HiFiMAN HM-802
HiFiMAN HM-802 Most headphone aficionados these days know HiFiMAN for their planar magnetic full size headphones. That seems to be the main focus now, along with a supporting cast of desktop amplifiers. But veterans in the headphone game probably still think of the firm as an IEM company, as that wa
04/20/15
HIFIMAN HE-400I PLANAR MAGNETIC HEADPHONES
For the China-based headphone specialists at HiFiMAN, the firm’s new HE‑400i and HE‑560 planar magnetic headphones represent great leaps forward (with apologies to the late Chairman Mao), each in its own way. I say this because both models show, in terms of build quality, sound qu
03/19/15
The HiFiMan HE-560 Planar Magnetic Headphone
The HiFiMan HE-560 Planar Magnetic Headphone Editors Note: This is a headphone that just didn't quite do it for me, but I also knew that it would be a dandy headphone for those whose tastes run more towards the brighter side than mine. Fortunately, ljokerl, InnerFidelity's IEM reviewer and editor
03/18/15
HIFIMAN HE1000 Impression
HE1000 Impression Yesterday, Fang Bian stopped by Head-Fi HQ to give us an early listen to a version of HiFiMAN’s upcoming flagship HE-1000 that's closer to production than the one they were showing at CES. When Fang told me they'd improved the HE-1000 since CES, I was a little concerned, as t
03/10/15
HiFiMAN HE-400i Planar Magnetic Headphones
HiFiMAN HE-400i Planar Magnetic Headphones Introduction HiFiMAN is one of the few brands to push the envelope when it comes to the development of high-performance planar magnetic headphones. Today, we will take a good, hard look at the HE-400i. It, like the HE-400, is based on a planar magnetic dri
About HiFiMAN
CanJam is the headphone industry's top event taking place at RMAF in Denver every October. For 2015, CanJam added a second event in Costa Mesa, California called SoCal CanJam. Just concluded this past weekend March 28 and 29, HIFIMAN was there with a prominent display featuring company founder Dr. Fang Bian and the new HE1000 headphones and HM901S player. Hundreds of attendees streamed throughout the two day event with HIFIMAN clearly being one of the most popular exhibits.