high end

In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Ultimate Ears UE 18+ Pro

Personalised In-Ears for Stage, Studio and Audiophiles

The name Ultimate Ears UE 18+ Pro conjures up images of in-ear headphones that deliver something more than the usual. Good things are anticipated right off the bat. You’ll be glad to know that these in-ears adapt brilliantly and meet professional-level demands in many areas....


Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 1 year ago

Shure SE846 Bluetooth

A Bluetooth Update of a High-End Classic

The Shure SE846 has already been reviewed by us upon its original release, but we now bring you our breakdown of the Bluetooth enabled upgrade of this classic pair of headphones. What’s more, there’s the added benefit of sound isolation functionality.


Bluetooth by Ben Seemann 2 years ago

Beyerdynamic Amiron Wireless

Audiophile Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Touch Operation and Hearing Correction

With the Amiron Wireless, Beyerdynamic introduces a premium Bluetooth over-ear model to the market that is equipped with configurable audio correction, in addition to the most current aptX codecs.


In-Ear by Ulf Kaiser 2 years ago

Etymotic ER4XR

Wired In-Ear Headphones for Audiophiles

Etymotic Research has been focusing on the topic of hearing and hearing protection since the 1980s. Even the first in-ear products from the US manufacturer relied on balanced armature drivers. This also applies to the contemporary ER4XR, the current version of this product, which has...


Hi-Fi by Marcus Schlosser 2 years ago

Fostex TH900 mk2

The Second Edition of the Well-Known High-End Headphones

Fostex enters the fray of high-end headphones with the Second Edition mk2 of the TH900. The dynamic flagship model from Fostex impresses with meticulous design features and a technically and visually sophisticated choice of components.


In-Ear by Numinos 2 years ago

AKG N5005

High-End In-Ears with Interchangeable Audio Filters

AKG introduce a new top model to their assortment with the N5005, with the name instantly establishing these in-ears rank ahead of previous models like the K3003i, N40 and N20. Of course, we’ve put them to the test to see how they score in terms...


Hi-Fi by Marcus Schlosser 2 years ago

Acoustic Research AR-H1

Shapely planar with spacious sound

With the AR-H1, Acoustic Research offers its challenger for headphones in the price range between 500-1,000 euros. With these Planar headphones, the company enters new territory.


Hi-Fi by Marcus Schlosser 2 years ago

Audeze LCD-2C

A Clear Entry into the Top Class

Audeze enters the price region of well below 1,000 euros with the somewhat slimmed down LCD-2 Classic, thus becoming a more appealing option for a new slice of the market. Reduced to the essentials, these headphones combine the highest processing criteria with a super comfortable...


In-Ear by Numinos 2 years ago

Sennheiser IE 800 S

Puristic Premium In-ear

With the IE 800 S, Sennheiser sets a new benchmark for its portfolio when it comes to in-ear earphones. Or rather, as Sennheiser more correctly puts it: ear canal headphones. Considering we’re dealing with an asking price in the region of a thousand euros, that...