If you consider yourself an audiophile then you have to take a look at the Astell&Kern ACRO L1000 Desktop Headphone Amplifier ($900). AStell&Kern has made their name building high-end portable audio devices. They’ve now taken they expertise and created their first desktop headphone amplifier. The ACRO L1000 has some incredible specs including dual high-end AK4490 DACs, PCM playback up to 32bit/384kHz, and Native DSD 256 playback. Additionally, it has 15W Audio Output per Channel for Stereo Speakers and supports various audio output options for Hi-Fi Audiophiles. If you have the means, this is an incredible piece of kit to go with your workstation.
Inexpensive earphones don’t have to be cheap. The AG++ Carbon Fiber Earphones ($30) have a minimalist design with a bevy of features. These include a carbon fiber casing for strength, a flat cord that resists tangles, 8mm titanium drivers, and silicone pads that help reduce background noise. Great looks and great sound for an excellent […]