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Studio by Numinos 2 months ago

Avantone Pro Planar

Open magnetostatic studio headphones

In studio circles, the American company Avantone Pro has been known (and loved) for years for reissuing legendary studio monitors such as Yamaha's NS-10 or Auratone's Soundcube, as well as a whole range of classic microphones of outstanding quality. But more and more often Avantone...

4.6

Studio by Numinos 2 months ago

Mackie MC-100

Closed studio headphones at an entry-level price

Mackie are expanding their product range with a bold price cut: With the MC-100, they are introducing a pair of truly affordable closed headphones. They round off the lower end of the product series consisting of the MC-150 and MC-250. This is particularly exciting because...

4.4

Bluetooth by Numinos 7 months ago

AKG K371-BT

Closed studio headphones with Bluetooth

The K371 and 361 – the new additions to AKG's 3 Series – have already fully convinced us in our tests. Now there is a Bluetooth version of both these headphones, identified with "BT" in their name.

4.9

Musician by Numinos 8 months ago

Teenage Engineering M-1

Monitor headphones with two integrated microphones

Teenage Engineering mainly build synthesizers and sound generators that are as quirky as they are lovable, both functionally and in terms of design, and they have thus gained a firm foothold outside the mainstream. Now they are introducing a headphone that is primarily aimed at...

3.8

Hi-Fi by Numinos 9 months ago

Aiaiai TMA-2 HD

Modular headphones with Bluetooth and HD driver

With their modular headphone system TMA-2, the Danish company Aiaiai has implemented a concept that is as simple as it is advanced – a TMA-2 consists of four components that can be freely combined: Sound transducer (Speaker: S01 – S05), headband (Headband: H01 – H06),...

4.3

Bluetooth by Numinos 9 months ago

Aiaiai TMA-2 HD Wireless

Modular headphones with Bluetooth and HD driver

With their modular headphone system TMA-2, the Danish company Aiaiai has developed a concept that is as simple as it is advanced – the TMA-2 is made up of four components that can be freely combined: Sound transducer (Speaker: S01 – S05), headband (Headband: H01...

4.3

Studio by Numinos 10 months ago

Mackie MC-450

Open Studio Headphones

Mackie's entry into the headphone market can certainly be described as successful. Especially the – second place in terms of price – MC-250 which convinced us with their price-performance ratio. All three previous models in the series (MC-150, 250 and 350) had one thing in...

4.3

Studio by Numinos 10 months ago

Mackie MC-350

Closed studio headphones with crisp transient playback

We’ve barely had time to get Mackie's new CR-Buds, their two over-ear models MC-150 and MC-250 under the magnifying glass - or rather put them on our ears - but the American manufacturer’s next earphones have already landed in our office. The MC-350s expand the...

4

Studio by Numinos 1 year ago

AKG K361

Closed Studio Headphones

AKG launched the duo of K361 and K371, two closed studio headphones which are characterised by nice design, moderate pricing and good sound. The more expensive of the two already gave us a lot of pleasure when we reviewed it in this test. Now their...

4.4

Bluetooth by Numinos 1 year ago

Audio-Technica ATH-CKS5TW

True wireless in-ears with extremely long battery life

In the strictly logical structure of Audio-Technica's naming system, type number "5" indicates that the ATH-CKS5TW are currently in the mid-range, between the entry-level CK3TW and the top of the range CKR7TW . Where you would place them in terms of sound, we have done...

3.5

Bluetooth by Numinos 1 year ago

Aftershokz Trekz Air

Bluetooth open-ear headphones

"Having your ears free when listening to music and making phone calls" could be described as the technical trend of this summer. Whether it’s Bose with their Altos, Sony with their STH40D headset or Aftershokz with their "Trekz Air" - many manufacturers are trying out...

3.8

Studio by Numinos 1 year ago

AKG K371

Closed studio headphones

After three new additions to their 2x series (K175, 245, and 275), AKG by Harman have added two new releases to their series of three - the K371 and 361.

4.8

True wireless by Numinos 1 year ago

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

True Wireless Bluetooth In-Ears

"ATH-CKR7TW" sounds like it would make a secure and hard to hack password, but actually it's the model name of Audio-Technica's new true wireless in-ear headphones and that's what the following test is about.

3.5

Bluetooth by Numinos 2 years ago

Bose Frames Alto

Audio Sunglasses with Bluetooth Connectivity

Listening to music on the go without reaching for least a pair of in-ears might seem like a tall order, yet these sunglasses with AR capabilities from Bose offer an ideal solution. You’re not isolated from your surroundings, ensuring you’re constantly aware in a busy...

4

Studio by Numinos 2 years ago

AKG K245

Foldable, open studio headphones

The K245 is the open-back addition to AKG’s new range of foldable studio headphone models, which also includes the K175 and K275. All headphones from this fresh series are specifically designed for use in the studio, with the open-back version particularly suited for long production...

4

Bluetooth by Numinos 2 years ago

Beyerdynamic Xelento Wireless

High End In-Ears with Bluetooth Connectivity

When the Xelento Remote arrived in its wired form at our offices a couple of years ago, our testers were quick to agree that they were dealing with a pair of in-ears at the top of the tier in terms of sound quality. Accordingly, we...

4.6

Studio by Numinos 2 years ago

AKG K275

Closed Studio Headphones

The K275 is the premium model in AKG’s new studio headphone series (K175, K245, K275). It is a closed headphone model with unusually large 50mm drivers, making them an ideal choice for all monitoring tasks, both in the studio and in live situations. With a...

4.1

Studio by Numinos 2 years ago

AKG K175

Closed Back Studio Headphones

The K175 serves as the entry-level option in AKG's newly unveiled studio headphone series, alongside other models including the K245 and the K275. These closed studio headphones are particularly well suited to monitoring applications, both in the studio and in live situations. What's more, a...

3.8

Studio by Numinos 2 years ago

Mackie MC-250

Closed-Back Studio Headphones with Very Good Price-Performance Ratio

The big American audio equipment company, Mackie, is currently opening up the market segment of near-ear sound reinforcement and is going with two in-ear [CR-Buds and CR-Buds+] and two over-ear headphones [Mackie MC-150]. Here we have the top model, the closed MC-250. These headphones are...

4.4

In-Ear by Numinos 2 years ago

Mackie CR-Buds+

Dual-Driver In-Ear Headphones

With its extremely low-priced CR-Buds, the in-ear newcomer Mackie primarily addresses the consumer segment. The Plus version costs about twice as much, but also comes with a two-driver system and promises nothing less than "Pro Studio sound wherever you go".

3.6