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Sennheiser discontinues the Amperior

Sennheiser discontinues the Amperior

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just last year, Sennheiser released a successor to the long-running HD-25-1 II: the Amperior. The new additions were aluminum earcups (which improve the resonance), an in-line mic/remote, and new color options (blue and silver). All that sounds great, but the big problem was the price increase: $350 up from $200, which apparently didn’t fare well […]

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Kickstart TurtleCell, an iPhone case with retractable headphones

Kickstart TurtleCell, an iPhone case with retractable headphones

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the funnier tweets I have seen recently: “How to tangle your headphones: Step 1) Put in pocket Step 2) Wait 5 minutes”. Funny cause it’s true! TurtleCell, a Kickstarter project from two University of Michigan engineering students, aims to solve this problem. Instead of wrapping your headphones around your phone (which is not good for […]

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Sennheiser introduces the Momentum “Mini” On-Ears

Sennheiser introduces the Momentum “Mini” On-Ears

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Late last year, Sennheiser made a statement with the introduction of the Momentum series: “we care about style too!” In these days of headphones-for-fashion, Sennheiser realizes there is a market out there for simply great looking AND sounding headphones. Instead of going crazy with it (not that I expected them to), they decided to keep […]

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Razer Hammerhead series IEMs shipping in August

Razer Hammerhead series IEMs shipping in August

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gaming hardware company Razer is no newcomer to the headphone market, already boasting seven full-size headphone series. But as we all know, there is a movement towards mobile gaming, and Razer is right there at the forefront with their Razer Blade laptops and Razer Edge tablets. So in the spirit of mobile gaming, Razer has […]

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Yamaha debuts the HPH-MT120 and HPH-MT220 studio monitors

Yamaha debuts the HPH-MT120 and HPH-MT220 studio monitors

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two new Yamaha headphones hit shelves early last month: the HPH-MT120/220. Both are mid- to high- end studio monitors (priced at $299 and $399 respectively) that look to be a perfect companion for any studio setup. Photos and specs below. HPH-MT120 ($299) Design Over-ear, closed back Driver Type Dynamic Driver Unit 40 mm (1-5/8”) Impedance […]

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Westone announces Adventure Series Alpha IEMs

Westone announces Adventure Series Alpha IEMs

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Westone, a leader in the IEM market, is bringing some versatility to the table with a new sports-style earphone. Announced earlier last month, the Adventure Series Alpha (ADV for short) comes priced in at $200 and aims to be your “do-it-all” headphone. The main features are as follows: Magnesium uni-body construction IPX-3 water resistance Reflective […]

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Audio Technica refreshes their “AD” open-air series: AD500x, AD700x, AD900x, AD1000x, AD2000x

Audio Technica refreshes their “AD” open-air series: AD500x, AD700x, AD900x, AD1000x, AD2000x

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Audio Technica announced several new headphones at last year’s FujiyaAVIC Autumn Tokyo Headphone Festival, a clear highlight being the revision of their “AD” open-air (non-isolating, intended for home listening) series. The AD500 is now the AD500x, the AD700 is now the AD700x, and so on.   Interestingly, all the new AD headphones use the same […]

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TEKST + JLabs Collaboration: Limited Edition Bambora headphones

TEKST + JLabs Collaboration: Limited Edition Bambora headphones

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

JLab Audio partnered with TEKSTartist this month to release a limited edition of their Bambora over-ear headphones! The artwork comes from the anonymous artist whose 2012 project is intriguing to say the least. He calls it a “Daily Art Piece” project, but there is a twist: each day, the price of the new artwork goes up […]

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1964Ears V6 custom IEMs available for $650 (limited introductory price)

1964Ears V6 custom IEMs available for $650 (limited introductory price)

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Word first broke of this headphone back in June, but 1964Ears says the V6 has been in development for 2 years. Released just last month, the V6 features a 6-driver, 3-way driver layout with two balanced armature drivers at each primary frequency range (lows, mids, highs). Features and accessories are what you would expect of […]

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Astro releases 2013 Edition MixAmp Pro and A40

Astro releases 2013 Edition MixAmp Pro and A40

| November 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fresh off the debut of their wireless A50 gaming headset, Astro has released updated versions of the A40 headset and their flagship product, the MixAmp Pro. The 2013 Editions feature several new improvements, yet the price remains the same at $249.99 for the bundle. This also means a price drop to $199 for the old […]

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