high end


In-Ear by Numinos 5 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...


Bluetooth by Numinos 5 years ago

Audio-Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Wireless High-Resolution Headphones

The ATH-DSR9BT is currently the flagship model of the new Audio-Technica "Sound Reality" headphone series. Like its smaller sister model, the ATH-DSR7BT, it’s also geared towards wireless operation and wants to meet audiophile requirements with its "Pure Digital Driver” technology.


Hi-Fi by Ulf Kaiser 5 years ago

Sennheiser HD 660 S

High-End Closed Headphones with Balanced Connector Option

With the HD 650 Sennheiser has delivered a proven open headphone option for high-end hi-fi applications for years. With its successor, the HD 660 S, the manufacturer is once again introducing a premium option to its expanding range.


Studio by Carsten Kaiser 6 years ago

Shure SRH1540

High-End Headphones with an Impressive Low End

Headphones with the best in sound and innovation with features, offering top-tier enjoyment and a thrilling listening experience for true audiophiles, as well as for mixing and mastering with powerful bass performance.


Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 6 years ago

AKG K701

Reference Headphones with a High Level of Precision

The K701 makes a convincing case for itself when it comes to mixing and mastering, or simply lying back and listening to some of your favourite jazz or classical compositions.


Hi-Fi by Marcus Schlosser 6 years ago

Sony MDR-Z1R

Extravagant Design Concept with Ingenious Technical Refinements

The MDR-Z1R, Sony's new reference model, is one of the most comfortable closed headphones I've ever tested. Unusual technical details, the special design and the sound tuning make for goosebumps and are not only for technical nerds.


In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 6 years ago

Shure SE846

Flexible In-Ear Luxury for Professional Applications and Everyday Listening

The Shure SE846 In-Ears promise to cut a fine figure with an adjustable frequency response that’s designed for professional and easy listening at home or on the move. Read on to discover how well this actually works...


In-Ear by Numinos 6 years ago

Beyerdynamic Xelento Remote

High-End Audiophile In-Ear Headphones

Nowadays, the development of Beyerdynamic’s premier class of headphones is being driven by so-called Tesla driver technology. The driver, utilising an intricately wound moving coil, was only previously seen in top-tier headphones from the DT and T lines. However, the manufacturer has at last succeeded...


In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 6 years ago

Shure SE535-CL

Professional In-Ear Headphones for Stage Use and Everyday Listeningt

The Shure SE535 are in-ear headphones designed to meet the exacting standards of sound professionals, while also providing stage applications and promising premier everyday enjoyment for those listening at home or on the go. However, are these bold promises reflected in reality?


Studio by Mark Ziebarth 7 years ago

Shure SRH1840

Sophisticated Headphones for Sound Professionals

These open headphones are made from high-quality materials, with stunning faux leather accents as standard. Listening just got a lot more luxurious.