Hifiman Jade II Review: This $2,500 headphone sacrifices portability for supreme detail


In the early days of my audio obsession, electrostatic
headphones were legendary. Products like Stax’s SR-009 and
Sennheiser’s Orpheus HE90 promised higher resolution than was
possible with the typical dynamic drivers of the day. But they were
woefully impractical, being some of the few headphones to cross the
$1,000 mark and requiring a specialized, bulky amplifier. Fast
forward to 2019, and the headphone landscape is far more diverse.
Dynamic drivers have improved tremendously, planar magnetic
headphones are commonplace, and there are more entries in the
electrostatic market. To the dismay of our wallets, flagship
headphones priced over $1,000 are now the norm, not…


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Hifiman Jade II Review: This ,500 headphone sacrifices portability for supreme detail