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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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 Audion Lo Sfizio Headphone Amp Reviewed

Audion Lo Sfizio Headphone Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The Italian made Lo Sfizio is "so cute--in a pug-nosed dog way--that you can't argue with its whimsical qualities" according to reviewer Ken Kessler. He added that the sound quality was "musical and sweet." But the best quality of the Lo Sfizio: "this amplifier caresses the human voice Read More

 
STAX SRS-2050 II Basic Headphones

STAX SRS-2050 II Basic Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Stax gets high ratings from our reviewer who noted, "If you've tasted the Stax sound and it pushes your buttons, then nothing else will do." While this is a "budget" model for Stax, "they did it by retaining the most important sonic qualities, especially openness and speed, at the cost of minor refinement." Read More

 
Stax SR  (Omega) Headphones Reviewed

Stax SR (Omega) Headphones Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The round shape of the SR-Omega "offers a more comfortable fit and better encircling of the ear." Stax's sound is "about as naked as it gets" and places "as little between you and the music as possible." The SR-Omega was comfortable and our reviewer described it as "beyond doubt the very best of its type"... Read More

 
Sony MDR-R10 Headphones Reviewed

Sony MDR-R10 Headphones Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Our reviewer was so impressed by the Sony MDR-R10 that he said they "make other limited items, gold-plated or otherwise, seem almost mundane." Sony spared no detail to make every aspect of this product special. It features lambskin pads and pure silk insulation and a linen-bound manual. Overall, "the MDR-10 is an absolutely sensational product" Read More