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Studio by Carsten Kaiser 2 weeks ago

Beyerdynamic DT 700 Pro X

Closed professional headphones for studios and recording

The new Beyerdynamic DT 700 Pro X are analytical closed headphones. Their modern over-ear design is well-made and comfortable to wear. In addition to a restrained bass range, open trebles and cool, differentiated mids characterise the sound of this model. Guitar music, in particular, benefits...

4.4

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 2 weeks ago

Beyerdynamic DT 900 Pro X

Open headphones for studio and hi-fi

The new Beyerdynamic DT 900 Pro X are over-ear headphones that offer great sonic transparency. They deliver a treble-emphasised signal, which in the mids sounds rather cold and sober and unobtrusive in the basses. These open headphones are particularly suitable as a means of isolating...

4.4

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 3 months ago

Razer Opus X

Wireless ANC headphones with a focus on the essentials

As the smaller version of the Razer Opus, the Razer Opus X aims to offer roughly comparable quality for a significantly lower budget. But how do they manage to achieve this?

3.9

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 5 months ago

Audeze LCD-2 Classic Closed Back

High-end sound with an old-school look

Audeze has long been known for high-quality headphones that offer the finest sound and workmanship. The closed-back version of the LCD-2 Classic is squarely in line with this, and as an extension of the LCD-2 aims to inspire us with a contemporary tool for music...

4.1

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 5 months ago

Sendy Audio Aiva

Planar-magnetic, open high-end headphones

With the Aiva, Sendy Audio present a pair of open, circumaural headphones at the upper end of the price range. This manufacturer has worked on fine-tuning these headphones over a period of three years, targeting and optimising even the smallest part. We were therefore looking...

4.1

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 5 months ago

Austrian Audio Hi-X65

Open over-ear headphones with detailed sound

With the Austrian Audio Hi-X65, the successor to AKG in Vienna present their first open headphones. These are aimed not only at demanding professional users from the recording studio sector but also at fans of audiophile listening pleasure.

4.6

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 7 months ago

Master & Dynamic MW08

True Wireless in-ears with active noise cancelling - stylish and classy looking

The Master & Dynamic MW08 are True Wireless in-ears that not only want to score points with their excellent sound, but also with their active noise cancelling and a long battery life. We find out whether they succeed.

4.5

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 9 months ago

Razer Opus

Closed wireless headphones with active noise cancellation

The Razer Opus surprises us in our test as closed wireless headphones with a modern design and compact sound that, for everyday headphones, do almost everything that could be wished of them. And the reasons for this are many and varied...

4

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 11 months ago

Superlux HD660 Pro

Closed over-ears for professional requirements

Superlux have been around for more than 30 years and during this time the Taiwanese company has launched several devices into the"Personal Audio" and "Pro Audio" markets. Our practical test looks at whether the HD660 Pro is rightly placed in the "Professional Headphones" segment.

4.6

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 11 months ago

Ollo Audio HPS S4X

Over-ear studio headphones - rustic in look and sound

Ollo Audio HPS S4X are reference headphones in the mid-range price range. How neutral and honest do they actually sound?  

3.8

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Dan Clark Audio Aeon 2 Open

Open over-ears with planar magnetic drivers for use on the move

Dan Clark Audio introduce the Aeon 2 Open, an open-back circumaural headphone with planar magnetic drivers for use on the move.

3.5

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Austrian Audio Hi-X50

High-quality on-ear with excellent sound

With the Hi-X50, Austrian Audio have added an on-ear headphone to their product range that is designed to meet professional demands. Their Hi-X55 have already proven themselves as studio headphones in our tests with their high quality and their unique sound profile, now it’s the...

4.5

In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Ultrasone Saphire

High-end in-ears with four ways and six drivers

The 4-way Ultrasone Saphire are in-ears that provide six drivers at once, and use balanced armature and electrostatic technology.

4.5

In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Sennheiser IE 500 Pro

Loud monitoring in-ears with precise mid-range reproduction

The Sennheiser IE 500 Pro are in-ears for monitoring on stage, offering detailed sound and high speech intelligibility.

4.8

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Audeze LCD-GX

High-end gaming headset with planar-magnetic drivers

The Audeze Mobius has already convinced us as a gaming headset, and now Audeze is adding to this and pushing the gaming headset concept even further with the LCD-GX: just under 1,000 Euros (RRP) will be charged for this luxury model! We look into whether...

4.5

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Shure Aonic 50

Wireless over-ear with Noise Cancelling

The closed circumaural Shure Aonic 50 are a pair of wireless headphones with Active Noise Cancelling which have been designed to provide studio sound in the upper mid-range. We've checked them out to see if they succeed in doing this.

4.6

Smartphone by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Electro-Harmonix EHX Hot Threads

Budget Closed On-ear Headphones

With the EHX Hot Threads, Electro-Harmonix give us a pair of headphones which - judging by their data - are supposed to provide us with mega-cheap broadband sound. We tested them out to see if it worked.

2.8

In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Electro-Harmonix EHX Sport Buds

Cheap in-ears with Bluetooth which, thanks to ear hooks, are suitable for sports use

Electro-Harmonix are best known as a manufacturer of guitar effects. Recently, however, the American manufacturer has also been trying their luck in the growing headphones market. We take a look at their Bluetooth in-ears, the EHX Sport Buds from Electro-Harmonix, designed for Work-out & Co.

4.9

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 2 years ago

Tascam TH-06

Closed Over-Ears with Bass Boost

With the TH-06, Tascam are aiming at producers, DJs and remixers who value fat bass lines.

3.1
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