Tag: DJ headphones

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.┬áThis year at the NAMM Show in California, the […]

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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 announces three over-ear DJ headphones at CES

Sennheiser announces three over-ear DJ headphones at CES

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three new over-ear DJ headphones are soon to be released from the headphone giant, Sennheiser. The HD8 DJ ($389), HD7 DJ ($329), and HD6 MIX ($280) all look very similar, but have slight differences. Namely, the HD8 and HD7 have swivels for folding up and one-ear listening, while the HD6 does not. Also, the HD8 […]

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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 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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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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Audio Technica Pro700 MKII Review

Audio Technica Pro700 MKII Review

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

A bass-head’s dream. You will have a hard time finding headphones that can match the quantity/quality combination of the Pro700MK2’s bass.

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AKG K81DJ (aka K518DJ aka K518LE) Review

AKG K81DJ (aka K518DJ aka K518LE) Review

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A high-value portable/DJ headphone, especially if you can find it for less than $50.

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Best DJ Headphones

Best DJ Headphones

| June 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

Welcome to my list of recommendations for DJ headphones. You might be asking yourself, “What classifies a headphone as a DJ headphone?” It is really just a loose term that applies to headphones with most of the following characteristics: Good isolation so the music comes through clear even in loud environments (this is increased with […]

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Monoprice 8323 (MEP-839) Review

Monoprice 8323 (MEP-839) Review

| May 16, 2012 | 2 Comments

A budget king. The Monoprice 8323 has build and sound quality that competes with some $100 headphones.

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