Reviews

Westone's top of the line custom in-ears are put to the test. The ES5s feature five drivers per side and are available in a set of radical color schemes for the fashion conscious audiophiles out there. The starting price is a hefty $950 which makes them the second most expensive earphones we have every reviewed.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.6
MP4Nation's newest budget in-ears are called the M1s. These in-ears sell for $39.50 online. Compared to other in-ears these feature a rugged cable that even performs well microphonics wise. Surprisingly enough the M1 features a full bundle with seven pairs of tips and a carrying case.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.0
Westone 4 is the name of the newest true-fit earphone from Westone. As the name suggests these in-ears sports a quad driver design. The four balanced armatures are hooked up to a newly designed three way cross over. Priced at $449 these in-ears are sure to stir things up on the premium in-ear scene.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.5
MP4Nations Brainwavz M2 is the slightly odd name for a set of mid-end in-ears. Despite the name, the in-ears boast a wealth of small innovations that makes them very competitive at their respective price point.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.0
Sunrise known for their well performing earbuds also produce a set of quite interesting in-ears. Dubbed the SW-Xcape these in-ears are priced at a somewhat reasonable $80.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.0
Beyerdynamic known for their high end headphones have now released a gaming headset. This headset is priced at a record €299/$299 so the stakes are high.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:8.9
Sunrise audio, a relative newcomer on the headphone scene just released some neat earbuds. Today we take a look at their high end offering namely the AS-Charm earbuds. They retail at around $80 which promises excellent price/ performance ratio.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:8.5
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.2
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.0
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:7.5
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 ?
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.3
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:8.0
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:7.8
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.0
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.1
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:8.5
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:8.0
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.5
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:8.0
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.0
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:8.8
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:7.0
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:8.8
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.5
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.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
Score:9.2