Tag: Closed-back

M-Audio HDH50 studio headphones available now

M-Audio HDH50 studio headphones available now

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

M-Audio showed off a boatload of new products at this year’s NAMM show, among them a fresh new pair of studio headphones called the HDH50. Being a studio headphone, the HDH50 features an over-ear and closed-back design. Reinforced with steel and aluminum, the HDH50 promises to withstand the rigors of studio use. In terms of sound […]

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Marshall Monitor – $109 [Active Deal]

Marshall Monitor – $109 [Active Deal]

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anyone eye-ing the Marshall Monitor headphones will be happy to hear that they just received a huge price drop, from $200 to $109. The Monitor is the flagship headphone from Marshall, the well-known British amplifier company who has recently been releasing headphones in partnership with Zound Industries. While Marshall’s first few headphones received pretty bad […]

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Audio-Technica M-Series refresh: Old vs. New

Audio-Technica M-Series refresh: Old vs. New

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

About a year and a half ago, Audio-Technica released new versions of their AD- and A-series home-listening headphones. This entailed fresh new paint jobs, slight improvements in sound quality, and tacking an “x” onto the model name so we could easily distinguish the new and old versions. This year at the NAMM Show in California, the […]

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A rundown of Audio-Technica’s new headphones [CES 2014]

A rundown of Audio-Technica’s new headphones [CES 2014]

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Audio-Technica came out full-force at this year’s CES, introducing over 10 new headphones. While last year we saw Audio-Technica introduce new high-end audiophile headphones, this year we get a healthy dose of more affordable, street-wear style headphones. You will notice there are a TON of color combinations, so hopefully there is something for everyone. One […]

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AIAIAI TMA-1 X coming soon for $129

AIAIAI TMA-1 X coming soon for $129

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

For anyone eyeing the TMA-1 on-ear DJ headphones but are hesitant in shelling out the $200, hold tight. AIAIAI is releasing a lower-end model dubbed the TMA-1 X that undercuts the price of the original by $70.   MSRP’ing at $129, the TMA-1 X sits squarely in the middle of AIAIAI’s headphone lineup, above the […]

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Sennheiser aims at next-gen gamers with the G4ME One and G4ME Zero headsets

Sennheiser aims at next-gen gamers with the G4ME One and G4ME Zero headsets

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sennheiser is no newcomer to gaming headsets. Their PC 360 is actually one of our favorite gaming headsets, but Sennheiser doesn’t settle so we have two new flagships on our hands. Introduced at CES, the G4ME One and G4ME Zero headsets aim to be top tier options for PC, Mac, and PS4 gamers. Unfortunately there […]

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Klipsch KG-200, KG-300 headsets inbound for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and PC

Klipsch KG-200, KG-300 headsets inbound for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and PC

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

For casual gamers, the stock headsets packed with Sony and Microsoft’s consoles are adequate. They’re not the most comfortable, and the build quality is below average, but for a few minutes of trash talking here and there, it does the trick. For more competitive or hardcore gamers, the upcoming Klipsch KG-200 and KG-300 might be […]

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Sennheiser releases HD-25 Aluminum and HD-26 Pro

Sennheiser releases HD-25 Aluminum and HD-26 Pro

| January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sennheiser has quietly released two new mid-range headphones that, based on reviews, seem to be real winners. First, following the discontinuation of the Amperior, the company has released the “true successor” to the long-running HD-25-1 II DJ headphones: the HD-25 Aluminum. While the Amperior was designed as a portable, consumer-oriented version of the DJ headphones, […]

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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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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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