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CES 2015 Headphone Impressions
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The Xiaomi Mi Headphones offer very solid value for money with punchy, energetic sound, convertible on/over-ear design, and superb build quality.
The FLC Technology FLC8 is a unique earphone with a 36-setting sound tuning system and one of the lightest and smallest form factors among hybrid IEMs
The Brainwavz S0 is a more balanced-sounding alternative to the pricier S1 model, boasting a similar construction in a more conventional form factor.
The hefty metal housings of the NHT SuperBuds match the earphones’ heavy bass and thick, full-bodied sound.
The Gorilla Ears GX-4b is a full-shell acrylic CIEM with warm tone, plenty of bass, pretty good clarity and resolution, and extremely high efficiency.
The Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear follows in the footsteps of the other Momentum models with its lightweight, comfortable design and impressive audio performance.
Custom Art was born from a headphone enthusiast that has been a contributor to the headphone forum head-fi.org, Piotr Granicki. The Headphone List gave the Music One a recommendation; see how his latest creation, the Harmony 8 Pro performs.
DUNU’s latest flagship pulls out all the stops, becoming one of the IEMs to beat for sheer performance in its price range.
The Fighter is a lightweight and surprisingly comfortable earphone with plentiful bass and smooth (perhaps even smoothed-over) sound courtesy of somewhat recessed upper mids.
[Updated] Easter Weekend Deal Alert: Phonak 022 $40 @ Earphone Solutions; 15% off sitewide @ mp4nation
Some Easter Weekend headphone deals from around the web we thought noteworthy.
The EarWerkz Legend-R has arrived and is put through some preliminary listening comparisons. See how it fairs vs. some good competition.
Initial impressions of the Spiral Ear SE 5-way Ultimate with comparisons to the Reference, Lear BD4.2, and a surprise contender.
A brief overview of LEAR’s new NSS (Natural Stereo Sound) technology, a way to simulate a more natural stereo audio effect in headphones, and the crowdfunding campaign for the NSS-U1 earphones.
average_joe gives a listen to the Advanced AcousticWerkes Muskier and Meister lines with comparisons as well as offers initial impressions of the W500 AHMorph custom in-ear monitors.
Deal Alert: Sonic Electronix Presidents’ Day sale: Rock Jaw, Westone, Audeze, and more; 10% off at mp4nation
Several headphones are on sale at Sonic Electronix and mp4nation for presidents’ day weekend. I’ve picked out some of the ones I think are pretty good deals.
Part two of our CES 2015 Headphone coverage, in which I enjoy new headphones from Audeze, Sennheiser, MEElectronics, and more
A brief introduction to the basics of headphone-based 3D audio and overview of two 3D audio headphone demos at CES 2015.
A new version of the EarSonics Velvet has been announced for a February launch, and the Velvet price has been reduced.
Part one of our CES 2015 Headphone coverage, in which I enjoy new headphones from Philips, Monster, and… 808 Audio? (and try a dozen others)