EarMen TR-Amp: Putting Its Stamp On Portable Audio

Greetings! Today we’re checking out the TR-Amp from EarMen. EarMen is a relatively young brand with an established history, coming out the gates as the more affordable arm of the Auris Audio brand. These products have been designed and engineered by Miki Trosic, the founder of Auris Audio, and as such have a strong foundation on which their principles are grown. EarMen is “…on a … Continue reading EarMen TR-Amp: Putting Its Stamp On Portable Audio

Periodic Audio Nickel: Simplicity

Greetings! Today we’re checking out the Nickel [Ni], a tiny portable amplifier from Period Audio. Periodic Audio was founded in 2016 by a small group of audio enthusiasts/specialists with over 140 years of combined experience in the industry. Their aim? To provide accessible, high performance audio products that focus on portability, sound, and comfort, not glitz and glamour. While it isn’t much of a looker, … Continue reading Periodic Audio Nickel: Simplicity

iFi Pro iCAN: Where Want and Need Meet

Greetings! Today we’re checking out iFi’s top tier hybrid amp extraordinaire, the Pro iCAN. Any time I’m in a thread or forum where someone is asking for a suggestion on which new amplifier to buy, inevitably someone will throw one of iFi’s many options into the mix. With such a vast selection of products to choose from, and with a positive reputation to back it … Continue reading iFi Pro iCAN: Where Want and Need Meet

Walnut F1: Power For Days

Greetings! Today we’re taking a brief look at the Walnut F1, a stupidly powerful budget amplifier that has been more than capable of powering anything I’ve tossed it’s way. My first Walnut experience was with the V2S (review here), a screenless DAP/AMP. Like the F1, it was powerful as all heck and was able to drive everything plugged into it. It too was inexpensive with … Continue reading Walnut F1: Power For Days