Reviews

9.2
Date: Oct 6th 2010
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Sunrise AS-Feeling Earbuds

Sunrise Audio, unknown to most, just released a full line-up of earbuds. Today we take a closer look at the AS-Feeling earbuds which is their mid-end offering. Available for only $40 online these are sure to be welcomed by many people looking for great sound on a budget.

9.0
Date: Sep 15th 2010
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
JH AUDIO JH|16Pro Custom In-ears

High end in-ear manufacturer JH AUDIO recently launched a new top-of-the-line in-ear dubbed the JH|16Pro. Featuring a grand total of eight drivers per in-ear these set the benchmark when it comes to cramming a lot of balanced armatures into one set of in-ears, retailing at $1,200. This brings forth the old question of whether more really is better, read on to find out.

7.5
Date: Aug 10th 2010
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Head-Direct HiFiMAN RE-ZERO In-ears

Head-Direct's first ever balanced set of in-ears gets put to the test. Dubbed the RE-ZEROs they are essentially a limited run of a highly modified RE0 design. Dressed in a new color with a TRRS mini-jack and a slightly altered bundle these new in-ears should work well for the audio enthusiast.

9.3
Date: Jun 23rd 2010
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Head-Direct HiFiMAN HE-5LE

Head-Direct's all new HE-5LEs show a lot of promise. Based around a recently designed ortohodynamic driver, designed and manufactured by the company these show a lot of promise. Can this $699 headphone take on the much more expensive Sennheiser HD 800 ?

8.0
Date: May 4th 2010
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Arctic Cooling E352

Arctic Cooling's wooden in-ears are put to the test. Dubbed E352 these in-ears are closely related to the E361s which we recently had the pleasure of testing. For a budget of only about $50 you get solid sound quality coupled with a nice finish.

7.8
Date: Mar 28th 2010
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Arctic Cooling E361-BM

Arctic Cooling known for their innovative cooling solutions recently launched a new line of in-ears. In this review we will be taking a closer look at their top-of-the-line in-ear dubbed E361-BM. Fitted with a microphone and remote these earphones also double as a headset, both for PC and phone.

9.0
Date: Mar 15th 2010
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Sennheiser HD800

Sennheiser's latest and greatest headphones are put to the test. The HD800s created quite a fuzz when released, not only were they one of the most expensive headphones launched last year, they were also the most anticipated ones. In this review we put them to the test and see if there can be a reason to spend $1800 on headphones.

9.1
Date: Dec 28th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Head-Direct HiFiMAN RE252

Head-Direct's HiFiMAN RE252 in-ears boast a new type of shell made from soft silicone. These in-ears aim to provide you with audiophile quality sound without ruining your ears. We put the $200 earphones to the test to see if the design can hold its own.

8.5
Date: Nov 2nd 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
MP4Nation Beta Brainwavz In-ears

MP4Nation's latest addition to their in-ear lineup is dubbed the Beta Brainwavz. Made by MP4Nation under their Nationite brand these in-ears are geared towards everyday listeners looking for a decent set of affordable in-ears. Competitively priced these definitely seem like an affordable way into the in-ear realm.

8.0
Date: Aug 31st 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
SoundMagic PL30 In-ears

SoundMagic is one of the few brands out there dedicated to making quality in-ears that are affordable as well. Today we take a look at their PL30 in-ears which boast a mighty bundle and good sound quality to boot. Being priced at $25 they provide amazing value in the IEM segment.

9.5
Date: Aug 24th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Head-Direct HiFiMAN EF2 Headphone Amplifier

The recently launched HiFiMAN EF2 amplifier takes center stage as we test to see if it is worthy of such a name. Manufactured and sold by Head-Direct this product is both competitively priced and well equipped.

8.0
Date: Jul 23rd 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Razer Megalodon USB Headset

The newest addition to the Razer headset lineup is the USB powered Megalodon headsets. Featuring an all new USB sound card developed by Razer called the Maelstrom sound engine. Depending on user preference you can run in either 2.0 or 7.1 mode.

9.0
Date: Jul 2nd 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Maximo iM-590 iMetal Earphones

Relatively unknown Maximo recently released their iM-590 earphones. Based on a 9 mm driver and boosting a metal exterior these earphones will undoubtedly turn some heads. The price of just $59 certainly will.

8.8
Date: Jun 16th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700

The Audio-Technica ATH-AD700s headphones surprise with their unusual appearance and performance. Outperforming most of the competitors in its price range these headphones are quite a treat to anyone looking for a set of $100 headphones.

7.0
Date: Jun 4th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Cresyn CS-HP500 Headphones

The Cresyn CS-HP500 headphones are aimed at budget conscious people looking for a highly portable set of headphones. Priced at only $39.99 these headphones will not break the bank.

8.8
Date: May 26th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Cresyn C750E Earphones

Cresyn C750E is the name of an interesting set of in-ears, from a relatively unknown manufacturer. The C750Es feature a sweet bundle and a well thought out design. With a price point of $100 they are positioned nicely for the average user who wants to get decent sound quality on the move without breaking the bank.

9.5
Date: May 12th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Sennheiser IE8 Earphones

IE8 is the name of a brand new earphone solution from Sennheiser. The Sennheiser IE8 boast a dynamic driver and an innovative bass adjustment feature that allows the user to tweak the bass response on the move. With a price of $400 they don't come cheap, but for an audiophile who is looking for the best sound quality possible, these might still be a very viable choice.

9.2
Date: Apr 28th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Sennheiser IE7

Sennheiser's long awaited performance IEMs are finally here. The IE7 earphones aim to take on some of the very best in-ears around with their bold design and conventional driver. For a price of $300 you get some of the best in-ears on the market today that impress with a detailed bass and full sound stage.

8.5
Date: Apr 14th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Sennheiser IE6 Earphones

Sennheiser recently launched the IE6 earphones. Marketed at budget conscious sound enthusiasts, Sennheiser aims to conquer a market already booming with new and innovative products. For a price of $200 you get a very smooth listening experience with a nice balance between the lows and highs.

9.6
Date: Mar 25th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Ultrasone PRO900 Headphones

The Ultrasone PRO900s have finally arrived! This newest addition to the Ultrasone lineup promises an enhanced listening experience through the use of some radical new sonic principles. Lets see how they fair against the present top models from rivaling brands.

9.0
Date: Mar 11th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
FiiO E3 & E5 Portable Headphone Amplifier

When it comes to portable headphone amplifiers one brand that has everybody talking is FiiO. Their inexpensive portable headphone amplifiers shook the market and has gained immense popularity. Read on as we take the E3 and E5 out for a spin.

9.9
Date: Feb 16th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Westone 3 Earphones

The long awaited Westone 3s are finally here and they make quite an entry. Leaving the competition behind, these earphones set the pace. Using the first true three way cross over ever to be fitted in a universal style in-ear solution these set the standard when it comes to sound quality.

9.6
Date: Feb 8th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Qinpu V-1.8 Mini Desktop Speakers

Qinpu's V-1.8 mini speakers represent great value. Available for only £249 a set these speakers are ready to take on the competitors with their dual driver design and good looks.

9.0
Date: Jan 30th 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Jays c-Jays Headphones

Swedish headphone manufacturer Jays recently released the much anticipated c-Jays supra-aural headphones. Their slim design together with a customizable sound signature has made quite a stir amongst the headphone crowd.

8.2
Date: Jan 21st 2009
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Sleek-Audio W1 Wireless Kit

Sleek-Audio's much anticipated wireless kit has finally arrived, dubbed the W1 it brings Kleer wireless technology to all Sleek-Audio earphones currently in production. With the promise of uncompromised sound quality and wireless operation this product is sure to meet the demands of many customers worldwide.