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Studio by Ulf Kaiser 6 days ago

Sennheiser HD 820

Audiophile closed over-ear headphones

With the HD 820, Sennheiser has followed the outstanding HD 800 S with a top-of-the-range closed model for a particularly demanding clientele.

4.6

Amplifier by Ulf Kaiser 2 weeks ago

Sennheiser HDV 820

Audiophile, stationary headphone amplifier with XLR outputs

With the HD 800 S and HD 820 models, Sennheiser offers first-class headphones aimed at demanding music lovers. Naturally, the corresponding headphone amplifier is not missing from the range of products offered by the Lower Saxony-based manufacturer: The HDV 820 is housed in a stylish,...

4.6

Studio by Ulf Kaiser 1 month ago

Sennheiser HD 800 S

Wired, open over-ear reference headphones for audiophile and professional applications

With the exception of the Orpheus HE-1, the HD 800 S is the top model among Sennheiser's open headphones. The successor to the HD 800 from 2009 is available both in the regular version tested here in black and in a technically identical Anniversary Edition...

4.6

Amplifier by Ulf Kaiser 2 months ago

SPL Phonitor One

Headphone amplifier with crossfeed function

For smartphones and inexpensive stationary audio devices, but also in the studio, one should refrain from making overly high demands on integrated headphone amplifiers. They are part of an overall cost calculation for the product and often, in a sense, more of an accessory than...

4.8

Bluetooth by Sven Opitz 3 months ago

Huawei FreeBuds Studio

Over-ears with active noise cancellation

In plain black or gold with clean lines and state-of-the-art features, the FreeBuds Studio from Huawei are, first of all, a real eye-catcher in terms of shape and technology. They target the same market and are in direct competition with other Bluetooth over-ears like those...

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Bluetooth by Maike Paeßens 4 months ago

Soundcore Life Q30 by Anker

High-performance Bluetooth over-ears with multimode hybrid ANC and transparency mode

Anker expand their in-house headphone range with the Soundcore Life Q30, portable, wireless over-ears, which have flexible sound adjustment via app connection and offer a choice of three noise reduction modes for indoor or outdoor activities and for travelling.

4.3

Hi-Fi by Ulf Kaiser 5 months ago

Sennheiser HD 560S

Wired, open over-ear headphones for sophisticated listening

The Sennheiser HD models have always been synonymous with excellent, well-balanced sound quality and an attractive price-performance ratio. The current HD 560S model marks a shift into the audiophile section in the Sennheiser headphone range. Interestingly, according to the manufacturer, the Sennheiser HD 560S does...

4.5

Hi-Fi by Ralf Willke 5 months ago

Philips Fidelio X3

Open Hi-Fi headphones with brilliant power

With the Fidelio X3 Philips are targeting an audience who are more concerned with High Fidelity than with True Wireless or Noise Cancelling. The sheer listening pleasure of these sophisticated headphones is in the relaxed, peaceful atmosphere they create.

4.8

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 5 months ago

Austrian Audio Hi-X50

High-quality on-ear with excellent sound

With the Hi-X50, Austrian Audio have added an on-ear headphone to their product range that is designed to meet professional demands. Their Hi-X55 have already proven themselves as studio headphones in our tests with their high quality and their unique sound profile, now it’s the...

4.5

In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 5 months ago

Ultrasone Saphire

High-end in-ears with four ways and six drivers

The 4-way Ultrasone Saphire are in-ears that provide six drivers at once, and use balanced armature and electrostatic technology.

4.5