Headphone + Accessory Reviews (102 Reviews)


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Dec 07, 2009

Home Theater Review 2009 Best of Awards

Home Theater Review Editors have searched high and low, near and far, for the best products of 2009, from HDTVs to receivers, speakers to Blu-ray players, and more. Check to read the best in LED and LCD HDTV reviews here on HomeTheaterReview.com. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review 2009 Best of Awards

Aug 30, 2009

Ultimate Ears UE11pro In-ear Headphones

There's a reason rock stars use these speakers and now you can discover why... This three-way speaker system actually fits right in your ear. Our review called these headphones "the most neutral, accurate in-ear monitor you can buy" and added "the flavor of these speakers is distinctly professional audio meaning they sound dry"... Continue Reading
Ultimate Ears UE11pro In-ear Headphones

Aug 30, 2009

Etymotic Research ER-4 In-ear Headphones Reviewed

These in-ear headphones are a dream come true: they provide audiophile quality studio monitors that fit in your ear and are designed not to cause hearing damage. They are lightweight and portable. They are also custom fitted to your ears which takes time but is well worth the wait for a perfect fit... Continue Reading
Etymotic Research ER-4 In-ear Headphones Reviewed

Aug 24, 2009

Sony MDR-RF970RK Wireless Headphones Reviewed

Because they are wireless, these Sony headphones give you freedom to roam up to about 150 feet from your audio source without being tethered to it. The system can operate on three frequencies and when you put the headphones back in the cradle of the base, they begin to automatically recharge... Continue Reading
Sony MDR-RF970RK Wireless Headphones Reviewed

Aug 24, 2009

Sony MDR-XB500 Headphones Reviewed

The MDR-XB500 is the mid-range entry in Sony's trio of "extra bass" headphones which are designed to kick out serious low-end response while still providing excellent performance throughout the rest of the frequency range. They style is hip-hop and aimed at younger consumers. They are "extremely comfortable"... Continue Reading
Sony MDR-XB500 Headphones Reviewed

May 11, 2009

Grado SR80i Dynamic Headphones Reviewed

Grado is a company well known to audiophiles and products like this one show why. The sound quality is "worth the price tag ($99) and then some" and the sound is "smooth and neutral without the exaggerated bass and treble that some lesser designs are plagued by"... Continue Reading
Grado SR80i Dynamic Headphones Reviewed

May 09, 2009

Bang & Olufsen Form 2 Headphones Reviewed

This always reliable company produces headphones that "sound wonderful" and possess "incredible dynamic prowess, high-frequency detail and surprising true bass response." In addition, the "high-frequency response is light, airy and natural" while midrange is a strength and "warm, rich and very non-headphone sounding" Continue Reading
Bang & Olufsen Form 2 Headphones Reviewed

May 08, 2009

Audio-Technica ATH-PRO5VA Closed-Back Dynamic Headphones

Because of the comparatively large 40mm drivers, the sound quality on these headphones is "rich and dynamic" and "like all good headphones, they sound spacious and dimensional, delivering an immense listening experience in the true sense of the word"... Continue Reading
Audio-Technica ATH-PRO5VA Closed-Back Dynamic Headphones

Jan 11, 2009

Grado RS-1 Reference Series Headphones

Our reviewer was "bowled over by the sheer clarity" of these headphones and described them as "an utterly naked, translucent, uncolored sound." He added that the "bass extension and control set new standards for open-backed dynamic headphones"... Continue Reading
Grado RS-1 Reference Series Headphones

Jan 11, 2009

Sennheiser Lucas Headphones

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 Continue Reading
Sennheiser Lucas Headphones

Jan 11, 2009

Grado SR40 Headphones Reviewed

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 Continue Reading
Grado SR40 Headphones Reviewed

Jan 11, 2009

Stax SR-001 Mk 2 Headphones Reviewed

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... Continue Reading
Stax SR-001 Mk 2 Headphones Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

STAX 4070 Headphone Reviewed

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... Continue Reading
STAX 4070 Headphone Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Sennheiser PX 100 Headphones Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Sennheiser PX 100 Headphones Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Sennheiser Noiseguard PXC250 Headphones

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." Continue Reading
Sennheiser Noiseguard PXC250 Headphones

Jan 04, 2009

Headroom Total Bithead Headphone Amp Reviewed

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... Continue Reading

Jan 04, 2009

Grace M902 Headphone Amp Reviewed

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... Continue Reading
Grace M902 Headphone Amp Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Audion Lo Sfizio Headphone Amp Reviewed

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 Continue Reading
 Audion Lo Sfizio Headphone Amp Reviewed

Oct 25, 2008

STAX SRS-2050 II Basic Headphones

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." Continue Reading
STAX SRS-2050 II Basic Headphones

Feb 14, 1994

Stax SR (Omega) Headphones Reviewed

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"... Continue Reading
Stax SR  (Omega) Headphones Reviewed

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