Reviews

Hi-Fi Choice Recommended status for the Sonoma M1

Published on 06.20.2018

We are over the moon to have been given ‘Hi-Fi Choice Recommended’ status from the Hi-Fi Choice publication following a review from Neville Roberts. To read the full review titled ‘listen in luxury’, click here.

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“A bright new star in headphone heaven”

Published on 05.18.2018

Fidelio from Musicalhead in Germany reviews the Sonoma M1, writing: “The SONOMA ACOUSTICS M1 impresses with first class workmanship as well as a tonally superbly balanced and authentic sound.” The review is in German and can be read in full by clicking here.

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MODEL ONE RECEIVES RÉFÉRENCE AWARD FROM HAUTE FIDÉLITÉ

Published on 04.15.2018

The latest award for the Model One comes from French publication Haute Fidélité. Dominique Mafrand said: “In a nutshell, so impressed!! Hats off to Sonoma Acoustics for its Model One system that refreshes and modernises the electrostatic headphones concept. Maximum recommendation.”   

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AVHUB AUSTRALIA ON THE MODEL ONE: “A THRILL FOR LISTENING TO A FULL RANGE OF GENRES”

Published on 03.16.2018

Conducting an extensive review of the Model One, and testing on a variety of tracks, the team at AVHub Australia surmised: “‘Delightful presentation’ with ‘wide and spacious headspace’ and ‘a thrill for listening to a full range of genres’”. Read the full review here.

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TONE AUDIO: “THE SONOMA MODEL ONE HEADPHONE SYSTEM: SIMPLY THE BEST”

Published on 12.20.2017

Jeff Dorgay from TONE Audio reviews the Sonoma Model one and writes: “Our choice for Product of the Year in the headphone category is the Sonoma Model One. Might just be the headphone of all time!”. View the full review here.

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THE ABSOLUTE SOUND: “SONOMA ACOUSTICS MODEL ONE HEADPHONE SYSTEM: THE ELECTROSTATIC HEADPHONE REBORN”

Published on 12.20.2017

Steven Stone from The Absolute Sound reviews the Sonoma Model One and praises its “superbly neutral and revealing combo with impressive bass weight”. Read the full review here.

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ROBB REPORT: “THE SONOMA M1 OFFERS A TRULY IMPRESSIVE LISTENING EXPERIENCE AT A PRICE WELL BELOW WHAT ONE WOULD EXPECT TO PAY FOR SUCH A CAPABLE SYSTEM.”

Published on 08.05.2017

John Lyon writes for the Robb Report after listening to the M1 at CanJam SoCal then testing them for an extended period. Read his full report here.

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LEE SCOGGINS OF PART-TIME AUDIOPHILE CRITIQUES THE M1

Published on 07.26.2017

Lee Scoggins of Part-time Audiophile critiques the M1 in a lengthy and robust review saying: “It literally ticked all the boxes for me”. Read his full review here.

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DAVID ROBINSON REVIEWS THE MODEL ONE FOR POSITIVE FEEDBACK

Published on 07.17.2017

Hot off the press, David Robinson has reviewed of the Model One for Positive Feedback, writing, “Definitely top o’ the heap…”   Read the full review here

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SONOMA™ MODEL ONE ELECTROSTATIC HEADPHONE SYSTEM RECEIVES RAVE REVIEW FROM CHRIS MARTENS IN UK’S HI-FI+

Published on 06.02.2017

Sonoma Acoustics announced today that its Model One (M1) Electrostatic Headphone System has received a rave review by well-known audio critic and publisher of Hi-Fi+ in the UK, Chris Martens. “Although the internet is full of anecdotal reports about the sonic quality of the Model One, this is the first in-depth review by a highly

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SONOMA ACOUSTICS HEADS TO THE L.A. AUDIO SHOW WITH ITS MODEL ONE ARMED WITH TWO POSITIVE REVIEWS BY CHRIS MARTENS AND TYLL HERTSENS

Published on 06.02.2017

Sonoma Acoustics is heading to the L.A. Audio Show with its Model One (M1) Electrostatic Headphone System bolstered by positive reviews by two well-known industry critics—Chris Martens of Hi-Fi+ (read review here) and Tyll Hertsens of Innerfidelity (read review here). “There are a lot of anecdotal reports of the sonic quality of the Model One

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SONOMA™ MODEL ONE ELECTROSTATIC HEADPHONE SYSTEM GARNERS SPOT ON TYLL HERTSENS’ COVETED “WALL OF FAME” AT INNERFIDELITY

Published on 06.02.2017

Sonoma Acoustics announced today that Tyll Hertsens of innerfidelity.com had awarded its Model One Electrostatic Headphone System a spot on his much-coveted Wall of Fame. “To have our first product named to Tyll’s Wall of Fame is indeed a real honor,” said David Kawakami, GM, Sonoma Acoustics. In addition to posting on his website one

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