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Carot One Fabriziolo headphone amplifier and the Titta earphones - The Audiophile Man
Looking for a small footprint headphone amplifier (and preamp) with matching earphones? Paul Rigby reviews one possible solution, the Carot One Fabriziolo headphone amplifier and the Titta earphones The headphone sector is one of the few vibrant and cross-denominational genres of the Hi-Fi industry. Vibrant because, whenever you walk into a hi-fi show, at least in the UK, the section containing the headphone manufacturers is still bursting with energy, excitement, a cacophony of voices and hardware flying all over the place. The rest of show moves around at a far more sedate pace. Why cross-denominational? Because headphones are of interest to all sectors of the public and all ages. Headphones are a true lifestyle commodity which means that there are profits to be made. Hence, just about every hi-fi manufacturer out there is jumping on the headphone bandwagon. Carot One, based in Italy, produces a rage of diminutive hardware, all presented in a stand-out, well, carrot colour I suppose. Burnt orange, if you want to be all interior designer about it. The company produces a range of DACs, pre-amps, phono amps and, reviewed here, a tiny headphone amp with accompanying earphones. The headphone/preamp amplifier, known as the Fabriziolo, spans …