Although we couldn’t attend the Can Jam at Rocky Mount Audio Fest in the flesh, we were super excited to hear about so many of the products showcased there. So today, we’ve compiled a list of our favorites for you, with a little bit of info about each one. Without further ado, here is our Top 5 New Audiophile Products at CamJam at RMAF.
Top 5 New Audiophile Products at CamJam at RMAF
5.) FiiO BTR3
-The FiiO BTR3 is a Bluetooth amplifier that supports all the available wireless codecs out there right now.
-The chip it is low-power, and as a result, gives it a good battery life of 11 hours.
-Like many of fiio’s DACs, this one has a low noise floor.
-It has a built in microphone so you can talk on the phone.
-Additionally, you can also use it as a wired DAC.
4.) Meze Audio Empyrean
-The Meze Audio Empyrean has been in the works for a long time. Antonio Meze has expressed great care in making the best product possible.
-This one is a planar magnetic headphone, that’s been specifically designed to not only sound great, but to also be light and comfortable.
-The drivers have a continuous trace pattern that is split into two different shapes to reproduce the different frequency ranges more efficiently.
-It has a two tiered headband design with carbon fiber along the top and leather with a weight distribution wing underneath it. This weight distribution wing makes a larger point of contact with the head so it isn’t concentrated on one uncomfortable point.
-The earpads have isomagnetic locks to utilize the stray magnetic fields that are generated by the driver’s magnet array, increasing the efficiency of the driver by 12%.
3.) Manley Labs Absolute Headphone Amp
-Firstly, I’ve been a Manley Labs fan for a long time because of their super unique, boutique studio gear.
-The Absolute Headphone Amp tube amp is a tube headphone amp as well as a Line Level Preamplifier.
-It has 15 independent controls for easy adjustment for different listening needs
-The output tube can be switched on the fly to change the harmonic structure.
-There’s a mono button for listening to mono LPs.
-Plus, it has a stunning design!
2.) Focal Elegia
-The Focal Elegia is Focal’s closed-back audiophile headphone.
-It is meant to work well with portable hi-res players, indicating its efficiency.
-The model has similar build to the Focal Elear, Clear, and Utopia.
-It has an aluminum frame and yolk, a perforated leather headband, and memory foam earpads coated in perforated microfiber.
1.) Audeze Mobius
-The Audeze Mobius is the first audiophile gamer headphone I’ve ever seen.
-The driver is planar magnetic, and the headphones have a closed-back design.
-It includes a high end 3D DSP to track your head and move the sound along with it.
-The headphones make adjustments to that sound based on the size and shape of your head.
-Additionally, it works via Bluetooth and has a 10 hour battery-life.