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Studio by Carsten Kaiser 2 months ago

Audeze LCD-1 Open System

Open, planar-magnetic over-ears for on the go

The Audeze LCD-1 circumaural, open headphones are designed for monitoring or hi-fi enjoyment on the move and rely on planar-magnetic drivers, which is typical of Audeze. And even better, they are cheaper than all their Audeze siblings. Although they form the lower end of the...

4.5

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 2 months ago

Master & Dynamic MH40 Wireless

Closed, ear-enclosing wireless hi-fi headphones

In this test, we'll take a closer look at whether the wireless model of the MH40, released for Master & Dynamic's fifth birthday, translates the strengths of its wired sister seamlessly into wireless territory.

4.5

In-Ear by Maike Paeßens 2 months ago

Creative Aurvana Trio

Hybrid 3-way in-ears with precise, punchy bass response

Creative's Aurvana Trio are universal hi-fi headphones for mobile devices, featuring three drivers on each side which have an emphasis on bass tuning. For use with Android and iOS devices, these comfortably fitting in-ears are also equipped with a 1-button remote and an integrated microphone.

4

Bluetooth by Maike Paeßens 3 months ago

Panasonic RP-HD305B

Fast-charging Bluetooth over-ears for gaming, TV and listening to music

Panasonic's RP-HD305B wireless over-ears support Bluetooth standard 5.0 as well as high-quality audio codecs. Thanks to aptX LL, they are also equipped for computer games and low-latency television. Additional sonic flexibility for these comfortable to wear and universally tuned headphones is provided by two optional...

4.1

In-Ear by Ulf Kaiser 3 months ago

64 Audio U18t

Professional in-ear monitor system with 18 balanced-armature drivers and pressure relief

64 Audio is one of the most important suppliers of professional in-ear systems. The Vancouver manufacturer supplies well-known artists such as Beyoncé, but also addresses the needs of sound engineers, producers and audiophile music listeners. With the U18t model, they have a record 18 balanced-armature...

4.9

In-Ear by Ulf Kaiser 3 months ago

64 Audio U12t

Professional in-ear monitor system with 12 balanced-armature drivers

An established name in the field of professional in-ear technology 64 Audio is a US manufacturer with a team of 70 employees, offering a sound trusted by top studio producers like Michael Brauer.

4.6

Studio by Dirk Duske 4 months ago

V-Moda Crossfade M-100 Master

Robust and eye-catching over-ears with balanced sound

The closed headphones Crossfade M-100 Master by V-Moda, with its spacey design, looks like it comes from another star. Its finish shines with a solid steel construction, its high-resolution sound inspires with its wide frequency range.

4.6

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 4 months ago

Sennheiser HD 650

Updated open hi-fi over-ears

Sennheiser advertises their ear-enclosing, open HD 650 as being to an hi-fi audiophile standard. Like the HD 600, the HD650 is also intended to deliver a natural sound, but is more bass-rich. How well does the combination of update and tradition work with the 2019...

4.5

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 4 months ago

Sennheiser HD 600

2019 version of the open hi-fi classic

The Sennheiser HD 600 has been a popular enclosed hi-fi classic from the German manufacturer for over 20 years. The headphones are now available in an updated edition. Read for yourself how the new version performed in our test.

4.5

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 4 months ago

Audeze LCDi3

Premium planar magnetic in-ears

With the LCDi3 In-Ears, the American manufacturer Audeze promises a great sound and an equally large set of accessories. We’re going to test how the planar magnetic transducer technology of these headphones affects their sound.

4.6