Headphone + Accessory Reviews (98 Reviews)


Etymotic ER4XR In-ear Monitors Reviewed

Etymotic ER4XR In-ear Monitors Reviewed

Etymotic Research didn't jump on the headphone bandwagon. Rather, the company helped hitch up the horses and get the wagon rolling. With roots in acoustic research and hearing aid design, Etymotic developed its first high-performance, noise-isolating earphone, the ER4, back... Continue Reading

Headphone Reviews

More people than ever before are enjoying their AV content on the go, both through streaming services and their own personal media files. Because of that, the headphone category is booming. Whether you’re looking for lower-priced earphones, custom-fit in-ear monitors, high-end over-the-ear designs, or the newest wireless headphones, we’ve got you covered. This page also includes reviews of headphone-related accessories like headphone amplifiers, preamplifiers, and portable DACs.

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Headphone + Accessory Reviews Archives

Sep 04, 2017

Pass Labs HPA-1 Stereo Preamplifier/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

In this week's featured review, we explore the HPA-1 from Pass Labs. The HPA-1 is a solid-state analog stereo preamplifier and a headphone amplifier with an MSRP of $3,500. Continue Reading
Pass Labs HPA-1 Stereo Preamplifier/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

May 17, 2017

Denon AH-D7200 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Denon was founded in 1910, originally manufacturing single-sided disc records and gramophones. The company first began producing hi-fi audio components... Continue Reading
Denon AH-D7200 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Apr 12, 2017

Periodic Audio Be (Beryllium) In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Periodic Audio is a new audio company, founded less than a year ago in June of 2016. However, between their... Continue Reading
Periodic Audio Be (Beryllium) In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Mar 22, 2017

Questyle CMA800R Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Bob Barrett auditions the CMA800R headphone amplifier from Questyle Audio. This headphone amp uses Questyle's patented current mode amplification, and it can be run individually in stereo mode or as a bridged pair in mono full balanced mode. Continue Reading
Questyle CMA800R Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Mar 01, 2017

Westone Audio W60 In-Ear Monitor Reviewed

In the last few years, the personal audio market has exploded, and it seems that once-rare $1,000 universal-fit IEMs have... Continue Reading
Westone Audio W60 In-Ear Monitor Reviewed

Feb 08, 2017

Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

In-ear monitors rely upon a proper fit in order to perform at their best. If they don't form a proper... Continue Reading
Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Jan 18, 2017

MEE audio Pinnacle P1 In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

MEE audio may not be a household brand to many readers of HomeTheaterReview.com, but with the introduction of the new... Continue Reading
MEE audio Pinnacle P1 In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Jan 11, 2017

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

You've got a problem ... even if you don't know it yet. Your next smartphone isn't likely to have a... Continue Reading
Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Dec 07, 2016

Jays q-JAYS Reference In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Ever hear of Jays earphones? Me neither. But after meeting with the company at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest and... Continue Reading
Jays q-JAYS Reference In-Ear Monitors Reviewed

Dec 05, 2016

Home Theater Review's Best of 2016 Awards

'Tis the season for Home Theater Review's annual best-of list, where we select the best products we've reviewed in the past 12 months. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's Best of 2016 Awards

Oct 19, 2016

Audeze LCD-4 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Audeze is a California-based designer and manufacturer of headphones, microphones, and amplifiers since 2008. The LCD-4 ($3,995) is the flagship... Continue Reading
Audeze LCD-4 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Sep 28, 2016

Focal Utopia Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Scott Schumer explores Focal's flagship headphone, the Utopia. This $4,000 open-back over-the-ear headphone features pure Beryllium drivers. Continue Reading
Focal Utopia Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Aug 24, 2016

Optoma NuForce HEM8 In-ear Monitor Reviewed

Besides being a year when too many fine musicians joined the angel band, 2016 could be called the year of... Continue Reading
Optoma NuForce HEM8 In-ear Monitor Reviewed

Aug 03, 2016

Puro Sound Lab BT2200 Wireless On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

According to the Hearing Health Foundation, 20 percent of American teenagers--and 50 million Americans total--suffer from hearing loss, and noise-induced... Continue Reading
Puro Sound Lab BT2200 Wireless On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Jul 27, 2016

Bravo V3 Tube Headphone Preamp Reviewed

Your ears aren't flat...literally or sonically. And oh yeah, they're not digital, either. Sound isn't flat, and the world isn't... Continue Reading
Bravo V3 Tube Headphone Preamp Reviewed

Jun 08, 2016

Sony NW-ZX100HN Portable Player and In-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Steven Stone reviews the Sony NW-ZX100HN portable hi-res audio player, which comes with a pair of Sony in-ear noise-canceling headphones. See how the duo performs. Continue Reading
Sony NW-ZX100HN Portable Player and In-Ear Headphones Reviewed

May 25, 2016

Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL2.0 Preamplifier/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Terry London reviews the MicroZOTL2.0 from Linear Tube Audio. To say he was wowed by this tube-based preamplifier/headphone amplifier combination would be an understatement. Continue Reading
Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL2.0 Preamplifier/Headphone Amplifier Reviewed

Apr 06, 2016

1MORE E1001 Triple Driver Earphones Reviewed

Steven Stone auditions the new E1001 earphones from a relatively new player in the headphone market, 1MORE USA. The design, build, and performance of these triple-driver earphones go beyond expectation, given their $99.99 price tag. Continue Reading
1MORE E1001 Triple Driver Earphones Reviewed

Mar 16, 2016

HiFiMan HE-560 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Steven Stone reviews HiFiMan's $899 HE-560 planar headphone, which promises to combine the sonic attributes of HiFiMan's flagship models in a less expensive, easier-to-drive design. Continue Reading
HiFiMan HE-560 Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Feb 10, 2016

Blue Microphones Lola Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

I reviewed Blue Microphones' first entry into the headphone market, the $349 Mo-Fi, in November 2014. Since then the Mo-Fi... Continue Reading
Blue Microphones Lola Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

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