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HiFiMAN Deva with Bluemini

Frederik S

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HiFiMAN's new Deva is a planar magnetic headphone which doubles up as a Bluetooth headset when you attach the Bluemini device. Currently, the Deva bundled with the Bluemini retails at $299 which also makes it the most affordable of the current planar headphones from HiFiMAN.

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So this was a way for them to take an existing pair of headphones and add bluetooth to it?
As I don't see any other benefit here, as most over-ear bluetooth headphones have a 3.5mm jack as well as a built in bluetooth module.


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This is quite nice as you can technically "upgrade" the BT module compared to having it built-in. So instead of having an outdated headphone, you'll only need to replace the add-on module.

Makes sense as headphones last quite longer while retaining their sound signature, e.g. ATH-M40X/M50X for 6 years or MDR-7506 for 20+ years
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I do not trust Hifiman's build quality. They have a notorious reputation of falling apart with time. I hope their new headphones have better build quality.
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Ive used a pair of Sundaras for over a year and a pair of Anandas for about a year and they are both as good as the day I got them. It was mainly the models with the plastic hinges that were terrible for breaking. I dont know who thought that was a good idea, but if you see any brand using thin plastic at a point of possible pressure, dont believe any review about the quality and just stay away!
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This headset has a lot of good going for it. That colour scheme though. White, silver or black would be great. But tan? Just gotta say no.
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@frederik - do you know if there is tax and duties to be paid if ordered, from the Hifiman store, to Denmark?

Frederik S

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@frederik - do you know if there is tax and duties to be paid if ordered, from the Hifiman store, to Denmark?
@VulkanBros Those will most likely ship from China, so there would be VAT and a smaller percentage in import tax. If shipped with DHL it is usually around 150 DKK in handling, and then 25% VAT plus import tax. I think you should ask the team at HiFiMAN with this whole Corona situation, it is making it a little harder to get stuff shipped around the world, but it has been getting better the last month as shipping companies clear their backlog.

Frederik S

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Good news HiFiMAN has now released the Deva without the Bluemini at just $219, which is an absolute steal.
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Good news HiFiMAN has now released the Deva without the Bluemini at just $219, which is an absolute steal.
Lol, I read that and pictured Professor Farnsworth saying it.


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