• HeadRoom Desktop Balanced Amp Review

    Hardcore audiophiles are generally immune to sticker shock for high-end audio gear like $50,000 speaker-based rigs. But now you can get the same level of sound for a lot less if you build a sound system around headphones. The Desktop Balanced Amp is the flagship model in HeadRoom’s compact Desktop line. It ain’t cheap, but it gives you truly face-melting sound when paired with a… Read More

  • HeadRoom Total BitHead Mobile Headphone Amp Hands On

    One of the greatest audio-related inventions of the last 20 years has been the portable headphone amp. If you’ve got butt-kickin’ headphones from companies like AKG, Grado, Etymotic, Sennheiser, Shure, or Ultimate Ears (to name a few), you should seriously listen up: HeadRoom’s Total BitHead (just reduced to $149!) beefs up the sound from any audio source in a way that used… Read More

  • Review: HeadRoom Desktop Amp

    If you happen to have some pricey headphones, a good headphone amp can really make the difference between merely impressive sound and truly ass-kickin’ audiophile glory. Enter the HeadRoom Desktop Amp ($599), a relatively compact headphone amp with a bevy of input and output options and some hot internal components. I recently had a chance to check it out with a set of Sennheiser HD650s… Read More