Campfire Audio Polaris II: Renewed and Reloaded

Greetings! Today we’re checking out the new, reworked version of the Polaris from Campfire Audio. Back in 2017 when I reviewed the original Polaris, I was blown away. Here was an earphone that was quite technically adept in a way that was befitting of it’s premium price tag, yet it had an unashamedly v-shaped signature. It was both fun and capable, yet there were a … Continue reading Campfire Audio Polaris II: Renewed and Reloaded

SMABAT ST-10: Little Bat

Greetings! Today we’re checking out a snazzy new earbud from Smabat, the ST-10. Smabat is a new company with two products under their wing, the ST-10 earbuds and the XT-10 iems. The ST-10 that we’re checking out today is a pretty cool little earbud. Unlike many companies that have been tuning the driver and shoving it into an MX500 shell, Smabat put a little more … Continue reading SMABAT ST-10: Little Bat

KZ AS16: Looking Up

Greetings, Today we’re checking out Knowledge Zenith’s (KZ) newest release to carry the title of brand flagship, the AS16. Ever since the release of the ZST a few short years ago, balanced armatures (BA) have been used in the vast majority of their products. With the release of 2018’s armature only AS10, they once again entered uncharted grounds for the brand. Instead of a simple … Continue reading KZ AS16: Looking Up

KZ ZSN Pro: Side Step

Greetings! Today we’re checking out one of KZ’s newest models, the ZSN Pro. During the last quarter of 2018, KZ dropped the ZSN which was more or less an updated ZST. Higher quality acrylics, a more capable signature, and other quality of life changes brought their original hybrid release into the modern age. I quite enjoyed the ZSN for a number of reasons, from the … Continue reading KZ ZSN Pro: Side Step