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Sennheiser Lucas Headphones

Sennheiser Lucas Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

These headphones are unique because they "create a sense of surround sound through a pair of standard stereo headphones." The audiophile will be happy with the 23 buttons on this item which seems intimidating at first, but is all clearly and concisely explained in the manual Read More

 
Grado SR40 Headphones Reviewed

Grado SR40 Headphones Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

These headphones are the least expensive of the Grado line and beware: our reviewer said that even half-volume "is enough to make your teeth rattle" and is "a rock'n'rolling party animal designed to ensure that hearing damage is within your grasp if you so choose." They also worked well with many different types of machines Read More

 
Stax SR-001 Mk 2 Headphones Reviewed

Stax SR-001 Mk 2 Headphones Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Stax has a reputation for making products to suit the discerning audiophile. These are no exception. Described by our reviewer as "the best value high-end headphone in the universe," the Mk2 is "more appealing in overall naturalness" then it's highly regarded predecessor, the Mk1... Read More

 
STAX 4070 Headphone Reviewed

STAX 4070 Headphone Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Stax is known for its superb sound quality and this is their first model that features a sealed system. "The gains are more controlled, [there is] extended bass and a discernibly greater degree of isolation" according to our reviewer. The downside is "slightly less openness and less comfort" than past Stax headphones... Read More

 
Sennheiser PX 100 Headphones Reviewed

Sennheiser PX 100 Headphones Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Sennheiser's reputation tends to proceed them, and with good reason. The PX 100 headphones are cleverly designed and well-built and would make any audiophile on the go happy. Read More

 
Sennheiser Noiseguard PXC250 Headphones

Sennheiser Noiseguard PXC250 Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

This is a less expensive audiophilically-acceptable product for use on the move. Our reviewer described the sound as "nothing short of superb, with plenty of bass, a fine relatively out-of-head spatial effect and absolute freedom from treble nasties." For portable users, these headphones "will make your day by enhancing your listening pleasure." Read More

 

Headroom Total Bithead Headphone Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

While Headroom's model has all the features typical headphones have, this amp also has the ability to run off USB ports meaning it can operate off of PCs, notebooks, laptops and MP3 players. The Bithead also features a switchable audio image processor for enhanced performance... Read More

 
Grace M902 Headphone Amp Reviewed

Grace M902 Headphone Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Our reviewer said Grace's headphone amplifier is "so clear and uncolored that I can't recall headphone monitoring that was truly so naked and revealing." The sound "even retained its openness" when playing mono recordings. If you use headphones a lot, this amp is certainly an asset... Read More

 
 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