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Amplifier by Michael Schillings 3 months ago

Shanling M3X

Portable Hi-Res player with balanced headphone output

The 2001 invention of iPods was a brilliant thing. Suddenly you were able to listen to your own music library on the go. With the appearance of smartphones and their ability to store your music library, this kind of specialised portable music player initially disappeared...

4.5

In-Ear by Michael Schillings 4 months ago

Audix A10X

Wired in-ear headphones for professional live applications

Professional in-ear headphones for use on stage have to cope with a tough daily routine. Nevertheless, comparatively delicate devices such as in-ear headphones are necessary because their discreet appearance does not distract from the performance and allows for increased freedom of movement on stage. In...

4

In-Ear by Michael Schillings 4 months ago

Audix A10

Wired in-ear headphones for professional live applications

Headphones are subjected to a demanding and rigorous daily routine when used on stage. In order to do their job, they should be of a suitably robust design. The use of comparatively delicate in-ear monitors seems at first glance to be incongruous, yet they are...

4

Hi-Fi by Michael Schillings 6 months ago

HiFiMan HE400se

Magnetostatic, open over-ear headphones for audiophile beginners

For entry into the realms of audiophile headphones, you used to have to dig deep into your pockets, at least for electro- and magnetostatic designs. But now, HiFiMan, the Asian manufacturer known for its high-end headphones, is venturing into the lower price range with the...

3.5

Studio by Michael Schillings 9 months ago

ESI eXtra 10

Wired over-ear headphones with linearisation software

The German manufacturer ESI offers a wide range of products for use in professional sound and home studios. With attractive prices and practical features, they are aimed at beginners as well as customers in the mid-price bracket. With the eXtra 10 model, the manufacturer makes...

4.5
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