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Audiophile Headphone and In-ear Monitor Reviews

In a world where seemingly everyone owns something Apple including an iPhone, iPod, iPad and beyond – getting great sound out of your music and movies takes more than popping in your ear buds. In fact – do yourself a favor and throw them in the trash. On this resource page, find a comprehensive listing of the best in audiophile grade headphones, in-ear monitors, headphone amps and much more. Whether you need some headphones to take with you on the airplane or for late-night listening or headphones for pure audiophile listening – you’ve got choices. Read all of the reviews you like from brands like Grado, Stax, Bowers & Wilkins, B&O, Monster Cable and many others.

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Hafler HA75 Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Hafler HA75 Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

By Brent Butterworth

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Brent Butterworth was in the right place at the right time to get an early audition of the new Hafler HA75 headphone amp ($999), a hybrid design with a 12AX7 tube for the input stage and a solid-state output stage. Read More

 
Sennheiser RS 175 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Sennheiser RS 175 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

By Myron Ho

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Myron Ho auditions the new $279 RS 175 headphones from Sennheiser. These wireless headphones are designed for the theaterphile who wants to enjoy private listening sessions without having to run a long cable from the AV receiver to the couch. Read More

 
Celsus Sound Gramo One Earbuds Reviewed

Celsus Sound Gramo One Earbuds Reviewed

By Steven Stone

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Steven Stone reviews the Gramo One open-back earbud from Celsus Sound. The company designed the Gramo One to be an audiophile-oriented earbud. Did they succeed? Read on to find out. Read More

 
Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

By Adrienne Maxwell

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Adrienne Maxwell auditions the ATH-MSR7 over-the-ear headphones, the latest addition to Audio-Technica's SonicPro line. As Adrienne discovered, these $250 headphones look and perform above their pay grade. Read More

 
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

When audio-video industry types get together these days, they talk a lot about distribution pipelines. The biggest change to the AV business in more than a generation is the change to the pipeline. Gone is Circuit City. Gone is Ultimate... Read More

 
Brainwavz S5 In-ear Monitors Reviewed

Brainwavz S5 In-ear Monitors Reviewed

By Steven Stone

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Steven Stone reviews Brainwavz's S5 in-ear monitors and comes away very impressed by the build quality and neutral performance offered by this $100 pair of earphones. Read More

 
Woo Audio WA7 Fireflies Headphone Amplifier/DAC Reviewed

Woo Audio WA7 Fireflies Headphone Amplifier/DAC Reviewed

By Steven Stone

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Headphone listening, often referred to as "head-fi," has changed radically during the past decade. Headphones used to be devices that were employed only when speakers weren't practical. But for many younger audiophiles, headphone listening has developed into a unique and... Read More

 
Oppo HA-1 DAC/Preamp/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Oppo HA-1 DAC/Preamp/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

By Steven Stone

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Steven Stone reviews Oppo Digital's HA-1, which combines an excellent headphone amplifier, a stereo preamp, and a digital-to-analog converter into one well-constructed $1,199 package. Read More

 
Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

Home Theater Review's Best of 2014 Awards

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

Home Theater Review presents its Best of 2014 Awards. We've surveyed all the products reviewed over the past year and selected the ones we think are the most compelling. Check out our list and see if your 2014 favorites made the grade. Read More

 
Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

By Steven Stone

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The Mo-Fi headphones from Blue Microphones are visually distinctive, rugged, and very comfortable, but how do they perform? Steven Stone puts these over-the-ear headphones to the test. Read More