high end

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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Amplifier by Pete Schloßnagel 2 months ago

Apogee Groove

Portable High-End Headphone Amplifier

We each use our computers for so much more than just plain text input. They provide us with the latest blockbusters in stunning picture quality, and also stream our favourite music and podcasts into our living rooms. Our computers are our video store, jukebox and...

4.6

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...

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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

Amplifier by Ulf Kaiser 6 months ago

RME ADI-2 Pro FS

Double headphone amplifier, converter and interface at reference level

Since 1996, RME has been one of the leading manufacturers in the field of sound studio technology and audio interfaces. The silver-coloured model ADI-2 Pro FS and the limited special edition in black (ADI-2 Pro BE) are the central two-channel analogue-to-digital analogue converters for both...

4.5

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 6 months ago

Neumann NDH 20

Over-Ear Studio Headphones with Stylish Design and Excellent Sound

With the release of the Neumann NDH 20, the renowned German microphone manufacturer delivers its very first venture into the headphone market. As you’d expect from a company as renowned as Neumann, the technical prowess of these headphones is something to be admired. Nothing less...

4.4

Hi-Fi by Numinos 9 months ago

Ultrasone Edition eleven

Open high-end headphones

Earphone manufacturers are doing everything they can to sell as many headsets as possible. However, the Bavarian manufacturer Ultrasone is following a completely different path - it relies on artificial scarcity. Because Edition Eleven is limited to 1,111 units, the price is just as exclusive,...

4.9

In-Ear by Maike Paeßens 9 months ago

InEar StageDiver SD-5

Universal 3-way In-Ear Monitor system with excellent sound characteristics

The top-of-the-line StageDiver SD-5 series comes with five drivers per side, offering an excellent seated fit, high isolation and huge output. At the same time, the Hessian manufacturer InEar has created an impressive monitoring system for the stage, which is both elegant and powerful.

4.6

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 10 months ago

Audeze LCD-X Creator Edition New

Luxurious High-End Headphones with Orthodynamic Drivers

Audeze presents the models LCD-X and LCD-XC underneath the banner of the new Creator Edition series. The circumaural high-end headphones were specially designed for use with headphone preamps with low output power.

4.6