Tag: 1000x headphones

Sendy Audio Peacock Review: This Ain’t No Ordinary Planar Magnetic Headphone!

TL;DR While the Sendy Audio Peacock’s build quality and comfort are top-notch, its tuning and overall resolution are just a step behind the competition. Nevertheless, some may find its natural, easygoing sound and wide soundstage

Meze Audio Launches The Enchanting LIRIC, Their First Portable Closed-Back Planar Magnetic Headphone!

Today, Meze Audio released the $2000 LIRIC, their first portable planar magnetic headphone! This new model is a closed-back beauty with a matte black magnesium frame trimmed with leather. Inside the cups are Rinaro’s Isodynamic

GoldPlanar GL2000 Planar Magnetic Headphone (Double Magnetic Circuit) Review: These Stunning Planars Are An Engaging Listen!

TL;DR The $ 639 GoldPlanar GL2000 Planar Magnetic Headphone (Double Magnetic Circuit) isn’t the most refined headphone at its price point, but it’s good-looking, super comfortable, and quite exhilarating to listen to. It’s no wonder

Audeze’s New CRBN Electrostatic Headphone Has Unconventional Tech And Enchanting Looks!

Today, Audeze, a company best known for reference-quality Planar Magnetic headphones, launched CRBN, a new electrostatic headphone with a novel carbon nano-tube technology in the drivers.  This tech is based around a web of carbon

Dali Updates Their Thrilling Over-Ear Wireless Headphones

Dali is giving their impressive IO-4 ($399) and IO-6 ($499) over-ear wireless headphones a refresh. Be on the lookout for new versions of these models next month, as the distributor has announced they will be available in

Meet the HE400SE! Hifiman’s New $149 Planar Magnetic Headphone (Officially) Hits The U.S.!

Is This An Even Better Value Than The Hifiman HE4xx and HE400i? If you’re looking to try planar magnetic cans on the cheap, Hifiman may have just the headphone for you. It’s called the HE400SE,

Beyerdynamic T5 (3rd Generation) Review: These Headphones Are A Thrilling Listen!

The Beyerdynamic T5 is a legendary closed-back model in the headphones world, well known for its musicality and wide soundstage. It sits at the top of their wired hi-fi headphone range and contains the best

Watch: Focal Shows Off Their Stunning New Celestee Headphones!

Focal Turns Heads With Their Latest Closed-Back Headphone! Today, Focal unveiled their latest luxury headphone model. The new $990 Celestee is a closed-back headphone that shares many design cues with their flagship closed-back model, the

CES 2021: V-Moda Drops A Stunning Wireless Noise Canceling Headphone, The M-200 ANC

V-MODA made a splash at this year’s Digital CES with a new logo and dazzling new wireless Noise Cancelling Headphone, the M-200 ANC.  The M-200 ANC is their first Bluetooth Active Noise Canceling headphone, and

Dan Clark Audio’s New ÆON 2 Noire Tweaks An Award-Winning Formula

Dan Clark Audio Gives Their Entry-Level Planar Magnetic Cans An Upgrade! Today, Dan Clark Audio, purveyors of fine Planar Magnetic Headphones, unveiled the latest version of their fan-favorite ÆON 2 headphones. Dubbed the ÆON 2

HI-FI Trends Product Of The Year Awards 2020: Best Headphones feat. Audeze,Grado,1MORE

It’s that time again! This is when we look back at some of the best gear we’ve come across this year. The mission of HI-FI Trends is “Helping audiophiles to build affordable high-end audio systems,”

4OurEars.com, Official Store For Grado Headphones, Launches Bold New Website

Grado fans now have a new place to find their favorite headphones and accessories. Yesterday, 4OurEars.com, the official online showcase for Grado products, unveiled a refreshed web property. The new site is dedicated to not

Audeze LCD-1 Review: These Extraordinary Planar Magnetic Headphones Are Spellbinding!

When Planar Magnetic headphones first hit the scene, there were three significant barriers to entry. First was the size. Most were big and bulky, and some couldn’t handle the weight wearing them for long periods.

beyerdynamic North America Intros The Breathtaking 3rd Gen. T1 and T5 Headphones

Today, beyerdynamic has released the third generation of their Tesla audiophile headphones, the T1 and T5. Both retail at $999. At first glance, the new design looks only to be a light refresh of the

These Are The Best Wireless Headphones For Audiophiles! (2021)

Wireless headphones used to sound horrible. The only reason I used them at all was they were more convenient when commuting or working out. I also keep a noise-canceling model around for when I take

Fiio EH3NC Noise Cancelling Bluetooth 5.0 Headphones Review: Affordable And Crammed With Features!

I came to know Fiio several years ago as a manufacturer of cheap yet highly functional headphone amps and digital music players. They were one of the first companies to drop reasonably priced products full

Andover Audio PM-50 Planar Magnetic Headphones Review: You Need To Hear These Seductive Planars!

If you’re of a certain age, you probably remember Cambridge SoundWorks and their reasonably priced, high-performance speakers from the ’80s and ’90s. I was a fan of their Model Six bookshelf, which sold for about

ICYMI: These New Planar Magnetic Headphones From Andover Audio Are Stunning!

Andover Audio’s new Planar Magnetic headphones are here to provide a premium headphone experience at a not so premium price. The $500 PM-50 Planar Magnetic Headphones are their first headphones, and they have housings made

HIFIMAN Ananda-BT Bluetooth Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Review: Mind-Blowing Sound From These Amazing Wireless Headphones!

The $999 HIFIMAN Ananda-BT Bluetooth Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone is something of a unicorn in the wireless headphone world. There aren’t too many wireless open-back audiophile headphones out there, especially full-blown Planar Magnetic models. As