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Philips Fidelio X1 photos + details

Philips Fidelio X1 photos + details

| August 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Philips has released several new headphones over the past year, most notably their CitiScape and Fidelio lines. The Fidelio series is aimed at audiophiles and its newest entrant, the X1, showed itself at the Hong Kong High End AV Show: The X1 will be the flagship of the Fidelio line and is expected to retail […]

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Pre-order the V-Moda VTF-100 (M-100 First-Production Run Unit)

Pre-order the V-Moda VTF-100 (M-100 First-Production Run Unit)

| August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The M-100 has generated quite the buzz over at Head-Fi and that buzz is being kept alive by CEO Val Kolton’s frequent updates. The latest news of the M-100 is that you can now pre-order a pre-production unit! UPDATE: Val actually stated on Head-Fi that that these are the FIRST RUN production units, not pre-production, […]

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Brainwavz M1 Review

Brainwavz M1 Review

| July 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

A laid-back headphone with a spacious sound. It does not isolate very well but this is a tradeoff for good instrument separation and a deep soundstage. The M1 pairs best with “smooth” music such as soft indie rock. Because of their small form factor, they are incredible for sleeping in.

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Soundmagic Ventures into Full-Size Mid-Fi

Soundmagic Ventures into Full-Size Mid-Fi

| July 17, 2012 | 2 Comments

Soundmagic, a company known for pushing boundaries in the budget earphone market has just released their first full-size offerings: the HP100, HP200, and WP10. The closed-back HP100 retails for around $200 and offers a solid combination of fashionable looks, full-fledged accessories, and unique sound signature. Instead of trying to take on the portable heavyweights in […]

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Ultimate Ears 9000 Bluetooth Headphones in the Pipeline

Ultimate Ears 9000 Bluetooth Headphones in the Pipeline

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Logitech’s audio division is entering new territory by way of the Ultimate Ears 9000, the company’s first full-size headphone. The UE 9000 will be bluetooth enabled, but nothing else is known as of yet. It does look to be very small, but I don’t trust the proportionality of the below photo at all. The 2.5cm […]

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Beyerdynamic introduces the portable DTX 501 p

Beyerdynamic introduces the portable DTX 501 p

| July 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

This August, Beyerdynamic is adding another headphone to their already stellar lineup of audio products. The DTX 501 p is an ultra-portable headphone much in vein of the Sennheiser PX200-II because of its tiny size, great portability, and closed-back design. From the press release, it even seems that it will sound similar! Check out their […]

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AIAIAI Capital released!

AIAIAI Capital released!

| June 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Quickly following the release of the TMA-1 Studio, AIAIAI has released another highly anticipated (at least by me) full-size headphone. As I mentioned in the announcement of the Capital a few months ago, they are great-looking rugged portables designed for extreme conditions. Just by looking at them, it is not hard to tell. From the […]

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Sony MDR-V6 Review

Sony MDR-V6 Review

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

An affordable, tried and true studio performer that also has its place among DJ’s and casual listeners

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Harman Kardon releases five square-style headphones

Harman Kardon releases five square-style headphones

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Harman, most known for their AKG line of headphones, has just released five new models as part of their Kardon brand: two in-ear models, one on-ear, and two over-ear. They are all “square-styled” much in vein of the Bower & Wilkins headphones. They are available now, exclusively at Apple retail stores and Apple.com. Check out […]

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AIAIAI TMA-1 Studio version up for preorder

AIAIAI TMA-1 Studio version up for preorder

| June 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of our favorite DJ headphones¬†now has a new Studio version up for pre-order. Its hallmark coiled wires and back matte finish remain intact, but several tweaks have been made to transform it to a studio headphone. The biggest difference is the larger ear cups, which come with two different types of ear pads: protein […]

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