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In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 2 months ago

Hörluchs HL1100

In-Ears with a Focus on Differentiated Mids and Detailed Treble

The Hörluchs HL1100 are part of the most compact range offered by the German manufacturer. As a specialist in hearing aid acoustics, Hörluchs bring their experience in ergonomic design and construction to their headphone offering. These headphones also turn out to be "speech-oriented" when it...

3.9

Accessories by Ulf Kaiser 2 months ago

Audirvana Pro

High Resolution Audio Player Software

Audirvana defines itself as an audiophile solution, allowing you to use your computer in combination with an associated output device as a universal and high-quality player for music playback. Originally developed by the Frenchman Damien Plisson, Audirvana 2010 was initially developed for the Mac. Thus...

4.5

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 2 months ago

Fostex TH909

High-End Open Headphones with Reference Capabilities

The Fostex TH-909 is a reference class headphone that's out to impress with its open design. It is based on the TH900 mk2, but adds the benefits of an open system to its overall design. In our test, we aim to see how this all...

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In-Ear by Maike Paeßens 2 months ago

EarSonics ES-PRO

3-Way In-Ears with Emphasised Bass and Strong Spatial Imaging

French manufacturer EarSonics is a specialist in professional in-ear headphones and hearing protection systems and, with the ES-PRO, they deliver a genuine 3-way model with three high-performance drivers per side. The headset, intended for universal use, is also optimised for mobile devices.

3.9

Accessories by Ulf Kaiser 2 months ago

Sonarworks True-Fi

Linearisation Software for Headphones

True-Fi sets itself a tough mission in compensating for the weaknesses of headphones with innovative software to improve the listening experience. For audiophiles everywhere, this no doubt sounds an exciting prospect. Our test will see what’s possible with this software.

4.1

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 3 months ago

Master & Dynamic MW50+

Wireless On-Ear & Over-Ear Headphones

With the wireless MW50+, American manufacturer Master & Dynamic is going in an unusual director. These semi-open headphones are available as both supra-aural and circumaural headphones and promise plenty of possibilities. I test them to see if things hold up in practice.

4.8

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 3 months ago

Denon AH-D9200

Reference Headphones with Silky Sound

With the Denon AH-D92000, the Japanese manufacturer offers a circumaural reference headphone model that’s catered toward the hi-fi slice of the market. A real standout, these beauties showcase the upper tier of Denon’s headphone portfolio. With fine wood earpieces, premium leather padding and stunning sound...

5

Bluetooth by Numinos 4 months 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

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 6 months ago

Sennheiser HD 569

Brilliant Sound Enjoyment without External Interference

Does the Sennheiser HD 569 provide the advantages of closed over-ear headphones for home cinema, hi-fi enjoyment and PC games? We'll check it out!

4

Studio by Numinos 7 months ago

Mackie MC-150

Closed-Back Studio Headphones with Very Good Value for Money

The same as their new in-ear series, which includes the standard (CR-Buds) as well as a higher-priced model, the Over-Ear series starts with two models: MC-150 and MC-250. This time we'll deal with the "smaller" model, which - let me tell you this much -...

4.8