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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...

4.5

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

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 8 months ago

Audeze LCD-1 Open System

Open, planar-magnetic over-ears for on the go

The Audeze LCD-1 circumaural, open headphones are designed for monitoring or hi-fi enjoyment on the move and rely on planar-magnetic drivers, which is typical of Audeze. And even better, they are cheaper than all their Audeze siblings. Although they form the lower end of the...

4.5

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 10 months ago

Sennheiser HD 650

Updated open hi-fi over-ears

Sennheiser advertises their ear-enclosing, open HD 650 as being to an hi-fi audiophile standard. Like the HD 600, the HD650 is also intended to deliver a natural sound, but is more bass-rich. How well does the combination of update and tradition work with the 2019...

4.5

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

Studio by Numinos 1 year ago

AKG K245

Foldable, open studio headphones

The K245 is the open-back addition to AKG’s new range of foldable studio headphone models, which also includes the K175 and K275. All headphones from this fresh series are specifically designed for use in the studio, with the open-back version particularly suited for long production...

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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

Gaming by Andreas Proß 2 years ago

Sennheiser GSP 500

Straightforward Gaming Headphones

With the GSP 500, Sennheiser offers both gamers and sci-fi cosplayers a good-sounding and tight-fitting headset with few frills.

3.8

Studio 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...

4.8