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Musician by Ulf Kaiser 2 weeks ago

64 Audio A12t

Professional custom in-ear headphones

With the A12t, 64 Audio combine the terrific sound characteristics of the U12t with the perfect fit of a custom in-ear design. For the same price, this in-ear monitor meets the requirements of professional use on stage and in the studio even better than the...

4.9

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 1 month ago

1More PistonBuds Pro

Affordable True-Wireless in-ears with Noise Cancelling

The PistonBuds Pro from 1more show what features and sound quality can be packed into really affordable True-Wireless in-ear headphones today: from the sound to the noise cancelling, they have put together an all-round, practical package for everyday use.

3.6

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 1 month ago

LG TONE Free DT90Q

True Wireless in-ears with ANC and Dolby Atmos

The LG TONE Free DT90Q come with a considerable range of features. In terms of sound, there is little to complain about for this price range. The noise-cancelling is just as practical as the Meridian sound optimisation. The same goes for the wearing and operating...

4.1

Amplifier by Ulf Kaiser 1 month ago

SPL Phonitor 2

Audiophile analogue headphone amplifier and monitor controller

Flawless workmanship, innovative technology, powerful performance and outstanding sound: the SPL Phonitor 2 gets an unreserved recommendation as a partner for reference-level headphones.

5

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 2 months ago

Yamaha TW-E5B

True wireless headphones with Bluetooth 5.2

The Yamaha TW-E5B impressed us with its open sound, high voice quality during telephone calls and problem-free usability. Although they do without noise cancelling, they are undoubtedly a practical accessory for everyday mobile life.

4

Studio by Ulf Kaiser 3 months ago

Steven Slate Audio VSX 2.0

Computer-based studio control room simulation with dedicated closed over-ear headphones

With VSX, Steven Slate Audio present a fully-featured virtual control room. The mix of DAW plug-in, dedicated headphones and a selection of virtual mixing rooms, locations and monitoring devices creates a compact assessment facility for audio engineering work. With the necessary training, it is possible...

4.1

Studio by Ulf Kaiser 4 months ago

Neumann NDH 30

Open dynamic studio headphones with neutral, analytical sound

With the NDH 30, Neumann not only provide the perfect partner to the NDH 20 but also to its own KH control monitors. These open headphones act neutrally, analytically and coherently. This means we give this high-quality and comfortable over-ear our unqualified recommendation as a...

4.8

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 4 months ago

Sony WH-1000XM5

Premium Bluetooth headphones with first-class noise-cancelling and convincing sound

The freshly overhauled Sony WH-1000XM5 defend their status as a top-class sounding over-ear headphone with industry-leading noise cancelling. Although the gains in the core areas compared to the previous model are rather small, there is noticeable progress in the area of call quality. With a...

4.6

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 5 months ago

1more ComfoBuds Mini

Compact True Wireless headphones with ANC and Bluetooth 5.2

The new 1more ComfoBuds Mini are not only lightweight, thanks to their slim design they also "disappear" into your ears. Although these IPX5-certified True Wireless in-ears are confined to the audio codec formats SBC and AAC, there do have multi-level noise cancelling with transparency mode...

3.8

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 5 months ago

Final ZE3000

True Wireless in-ears with Bluetooth 5.2

Noise cancelling, equalisers and an app are not always required, all you need is laid-back music enjoyment. Final meets this requirement profile quite convincingly with the ZE3000 true-wireless model: providing good sound at a fair price.

4.1

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 6 months ago

Final UX3000

Wireless over-ear headphones with Noise Cancelling (ANC)

The Final UX3000 turn out to be attractive Bluetooth over-ear headphones with a good price-performance ratio. Their powerful sound and effective noise cancelling are just as convincing as their no-frills controls. However, their rather tight fit remains a question of taste.

4

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 6 months ago

Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Gen)

True-Wireless in-ears with Alexa Hands-Free and ANC

The Echo Buds 2 from Amazon offer decent sound, noise cancelling and good value for money. These in-ears should not be regarded as headphones purely for music consumption but rather as accessories for everyday use that explicitly feel at home in the Amazon network via...

3.6

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 7 months ago

Libratone Track+ (2. Gen)

Neckband in-ear headphones with ANC and Bluetooth 5.2

In its second generation, the Libratone Track+ continues to offer good wearing comfort, a balanced but somewhat matte sound and noise-cancelling that is a little too subtle. On the plus side, the Bluetooth has been updated to version 5.2, as well as increased battery life...

3.5

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 7 months ago

Sony LinkBuds WF-L900

Unusual True-Wireless headphones with an open design and interesting comfort functions

Sony is breaking new, thoroughly exciting ground with the LinkBuds WF-L900: smart True-Wireless headphones that aim to integrate themselves deeply into our everyday lives. With their open design and automatic functions, mere music consumption is only one aspect of the concept.

3.6

Amplifier by Ulf Kaiser 7 months ago

Violectric DHA V226

Powerful, audiophile headphone amplifier with D/A conversion

With the DHA V226, Violectric introduces a potent headphone amplifier to the market that can simultaneously function as a high-quality D/A converter and even as a preamplifier. In view of the four-digit price, one should expect a sophisticated technical standard and audiophile sound, and the...

4.3

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 8 months ago

Sony WF-C500

Affordable True Wireless in-ears with Bluetooth 5.0

With the WF-C500, Sony offers True Wireless in-ears that, with a recommended price of 79 euros, see themselves as a classic consumer device and are available in several fashionable colours. The sound quality meets the requirements for everyday mobile use with a high level of...

3.4

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 8 months ago

Sony WH-XB910N

Bass-powerful Bluetooth over-ears with noise-cancelling and LDAC

Sony's WH-XB910N rely on a powerful bass boost and effective noise cancelling. They may not be an analytical genius, but they are a comfortable and fairly flexible accessory for everyday mobile use; they can really let rip when needed and are currently available at a...

3.9

In-Ear by Ulf Kaiser 8 months ago

64 Audio Duo

In-ear headphones with hybrid drivers for superior sound standards

The most affordable in-ear monitor to date from 64 Audio goes its own way with its hybrid partly open design. The sound tuning is in line with the ideals of the American manufacturer but aims less at audiophile neutrality and analysis, and more at listening...

4.5

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 8 months ago

Lypertek PurePlay Z5

Very good true-wireless headphones with ANC and LDX sound mode

The Lypertek PurePlay Z5 raise the bar in the category of true-wireless headphones priced between 100 and 150 euros. In addition to convincing sound performance, these headphones scored points for their cutting-edge technical features which include effective noise cancelling and a user interface that should...

4.8

Studio by Ulf Kaiser 8 months ago

Ultrasone Signature Natural

Wired, closed over-ear headphones to meet high demands

Ultrasone's Signature Natural are coherent-sounding and pleasingly airy closed headphones that are aimed first and foremost at musicians and producers with high demands for quality. They are a robust and precise tool that aims to provide honest sound reproduction as the basis for sound evaluation....

4.1
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