Tag: Closed-back

Fischer Audio FA-003 / Brainwavz HM5 Review

Fischer Audio FA-003 / Brainwavz HM5 Review

| May 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

An entry-level studio and home listening set whose comfort and sound quality can compete with many mid-range headphones. Build quality and accessories one-up those competitors.

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Fischer Audio FA-003 aka Brainwavz HM5 rebrand – $50 (next best $140) [ACTIVE DEAL]

Fischer Audio FA-003 aka Brainwavz HM5 rebrand – $50 (next best $140) [ACTIVE DEAL]

| May 6, 2012 | 5 Comments

Entry-level studio monitors

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Sennheiser HD-25 Amperior Review

Sennheiser HD-25 Amperior Review

| May 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

A modified version of the HD-25-1 II which slightly improves the sound quality.

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Sennheiser HD-25-1 II Review

Sennheiser HD-25-1 II Review

| May 6, 2012 | 2 Comments

The gold standard when it comes to portable headphones. The HD-25-1 is a favorite among DJs because of its excellent noise isolation.

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Thinking about the Brainwavz HM3 or Fischer Audio FA-004?

Thinking about the Brainwavz HM3 or Fischer Audio FA-004?

| May 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

You may have saved yourself a few bucks and opened up your options at the same time! I have just discovered the Incipio F38 which is essentially a re-brand of the HM3 and FA-004.

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Beats by Dre release the MIXR, designed by David Guetta

Beats by Dre release the MIXR, designed by David Guetta

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Beats by Dr. Dre has just released their latest celebrity endorsed headphone: the MIXR by David Guetta. The man himself helped design the latest offering and it has an interesting swivel feature that is sure to gather some interest.

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Grado developing closed-back headphones

Grado developing closed-back headphones

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

User FlobHobNob over at Head-Fi is reporting that Grado is currently developing closed-back headphones. How soon they come into fruition is a whole ‘nother story, but I thought it was worth mentioning considering Grado fans are pretty die-hard and would be interested in such news. Unfortunately they said it themselves:  “it is not something that […]

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AKG by Tiesto launching in June

AKG by Tiesto launching in June

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

AKG has joined forces with Tiesto, possibly the most well-known trance/techno DJ, to release a line of headphones aptly named ‘AKG by Tiesto’. More details below!

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Go undercover with the ATH-BB500 CM

Go undercover with the ATH-BB500 CM

| March 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

I didn’t realize I have been on a good-looking-headphone-drought until these popped up.

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SMS Audio SYNC by 50 Review

SMS Audio SYNC by 50 Review

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

In an attempt to piggy-back off the success of Beats by Dre, SYNC by 50 is a similarly priced headphone that boasts an industry-new wireless/wired combo. It is a great concept from a marketing perspective, but SMS Audio just wasn’t able to pull it off on the technical/engineering side. I won’t give a full review […]

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