high end

Hi-Fi by Ulf Kaiser 1 year ago

Ultrasone Edition 15 Veritas

Audiophile wired over-ear headphones

The Bavarian headphone manufacturer Ultrasone not only always aims at high sound quality, but also always has the audiophile connoisseur in mind. With the Edition 15 Veritas, they offer you a model that meets the highest demands.

4.8

Amplifier by Ulf Kaiser 1 year ago

Ultrasone Panther

Audiophile Headphone Amplifier/DAC for mobile use

Audio apps and the amplifier electronics of smartphones, tablets and laptops are not explicitly designed for audiophile sound enjoyment. Instead, they reflect the state of the art technology that can be accommodated in these devices at a given size, power consumption and price. Ultrasone's combined...

4.3

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Audio Technica ATH-L5000

Closed high-end over-ear headphones made of the finest materials

Audio Technica ATH-L5000 closed, circumaural headphones don’t just feature dynamic drivers made from exclusive materials. Ear cups, covers and even flanges are made of the finest materials in this high-end device. In addition, the appearance, feel and technology of these headphones make for an extraordinary...

4.6

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 1 year 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...

4

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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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