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Studio by Carsten Kaiser 1 month ago

Audeze LCD-GX

High-end gaming headset with planar-magnetic drivers

The Audeze Mobius has already convinced us as a gaming headset, and now Audeze is adding to this and pushing the gaming headset concept even further with the LCD-GX: just under 1,000 Euros (RRP) will be charged for this luxury model! We look into whether...

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Studio by Ulf Kaiser 3 months ago

Hedd Audio Heddphone

Audiophile and studio-ready open over-ear headphones with Air Motion Transformer

The Hedd Audio Heddphone is something very special: Here, the so-called Air Motion Transformer (AMT) is used in a headphone, and also as a full-range driver. This driver has already had a distinguished career in the field of hi-fi speakers and studio monitors.

4.8

Bluetooth by Maike Paeßens 9 months ago

Panasonic RP-HD305B

Fast-charging Bluetooth over-ears for gaming, TV and listening to music

Panasonic's RP-HD305B wireless over-ears support Bluetooth standard 5.0 as well as high-quality audio codecs. Thanks to aptX LL, they are also equipped for computer games and low-latency television. Additional sonic flexibility for these comfortable to wear and universally tuned headphones is provided by two optional...

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Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 10 months ago

Sennheiser HD 600

2019 version of the open hi-fi classic

The Sennheiser HD 600 has been a popular enclosed hi-fi classic from the German manufacturer for over 20 years. The headphones are now available in an updated edition. Read for yourself how the new version performed in our test.

4.5

Hi-Fi by Ulf Kaiser 11 months ago

Focal Utopia

Dynamic open over-ear reference headphones

Headphones at a price of about 4,000 Euros are not on your ears every day. With its premium model Utopia, the French high-end manufacturer Focal is putting all its design expertise in speakers into the equation for a product of a higher spec than anything...

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Accessories by Ulf Kaiser 1 year ago

Audirvana Pro

High Resolution Audio Player Software

Audirvana defines itself as an audiophile solution, allowing you to use your computer in combination with an associated output device as a universal and high-quality player for music playback. Originally developed by the Frenchman Damien Plisson, Audirvana 2010 was initially developed for the Mac. Thus...

4.5

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...

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Accessories by Ulf Kaiser 1 year ago

Sonarworks True-Fi

Linearisation Software for Headphones

True-Fi sets itself a tough mission in compensating for the weaknesses of headphones with innovative software to improve the listening experience. For audiophiles everywhere, this no doubt sounds an exciting prospect. Our test will see what’s possible with this software.

4.1

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...

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Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 2 years ago

Sennheiser HD 569

Brilliant Sound Enjoyment without External Interference

Does the Sennheiser HD 569 provide the advantages of closed over-ear headphones for home cinema, hi-fi enjoyment and PC games? We'll check it out!

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