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Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 1 month ago

Creative Zen Hybrid

Space-saving, wireless over-ear headphones with ANC

The Creative Zen Hybrid are ear-enclosing closed wireless headphones that score points with their compact design and active noise cancellation.

4.3

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 1 month ago

OneOdio Monitor 60

Entry-level wired closed studio headphones

The OneOdio Monitor 60 are closed wired headphones that aim to offer studio quality for not much money. Unfortunately, they do not achieve this goal, as their unbalanced frequency response makes the Monitor 60's subjective signal resolution unconvincing.

2.5

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 3 months ago

Rode NTH-100

Closed over-ear headphones for content creation and monitoring

With the Rode NTH-100, the Australian manufacturer succeeds in making an interesting entry into the professional headphones market. These over-ears not only convinced us with high wearing comfort, but they also offer innovative features such as rings for colour coding or cooling gel inserts. Sound-wise,...

4.1

Hi-Fi by Carsten Kaiser 4 months ago

Sendy Audio Apollo

Open over-ear with magnetostatic drivers: high-end technology at an entry-level price

Sendy Audio's Apollo are a pair of headphones with magnetostatic drivers at an entry-level price. The high-quality package, good choice of materials and great workmanship are impressive. They deliver a rather warm sound with subtle treble.

3.8

Musician by Carsten Kaiser 4 months ago

the t.bone HD 150

Budget headphones with an immense frequency range not just for drummers

Large frequency range, ultra-deep bass, high wearing comfort and all this for just 24 euros – the t.bone HD 150 are designed to give drummers targeted sound.

4.4

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 4 months ago

KRK KNS 6402

Closed monitoring headphones

The closed over-ear KRK KNS 6402 are a versatile monitoring tool for home recording guitars and vocals. And these headphones are even suitable for DJs, thanks to their flexibility. In our test, the sound was surprisingly rich in detail and finely resolved in the highs...

3

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 5 months ago

KRK KNS 8402

Studio over-ear with warm sound and high speech intelligibility

KRK Systems send the follow-up to the KNS 8400 the KNS 8402 into the running. Located in the mid-price range, they have to hold their own against strong competition and aim to achieve this with natural sound and accurate sonic representation. Do they succeed as...

3.5

In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 5 months ago

Behringer MO240

Inexpensive in-ears with hybrid driver technology

The Behringer MO240 offer both dynamic and symmetrical-armature drivers. With this technology in mind, these inexpensive in-ear headphones are particularly suitable for areas of application where voices and vocals need to be heard in dense audio productions or games. But classical music fans can be...

3.5

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 6 months ago

Austrian Audio Hi-X60

Closed over-ear headphones for professionals and connoisseurs

With the Austrian Audio Hi-X60, the Austrian manufacturer has added a pair of closed, circumaural headphones with excellent sound for audio professionals and hi-fi fans to its range.

4.6

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 6 months ago

Shure SRH440A

Closed-back headphones for home recording and voice applications

As the successor to the tried-and-tested Shure SRH440 headphone model, the Shure SRH440A takes things to a new level of performance for home recording and podcasting.

3.8

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 6 months ago

Shure SRH840A

New edition of the closed studio headphones with warm and powerful sound

For the SRH840A Shure promise full bass, detailed midrange and a wide-ranging treble reproduction. The first two of these points were confirmed in our practical test. The overall warm and powerful sound characterises the reproduction of these headphones.

3.9

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 7 months ago

Sennheiser HD 400 Pro

Open over-ear with warm sound for editing, mixing and mastering

The Sennheiser HD 400 Pro expands the professional range of the HD series with an open model. These new over-ears impressed us with an easy-going, warm sound, high wearing comfort and uncomplicated handling. However, if you are expecting a proper analytical tool, you may be...

4.1

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 7 months ago

Austrian Audio Hi-X25BT

Closed Studio over-ears with Bluetooth

The Austrian Audio Hi-X25BT are closed, circumaural Bluetooth headphones that aim to combine professional sound and wireless everyday use. In terms of sound, they are supposed to deliver precise sound down to the lowest frequency ranges with their High Excursion technology. In our practical test,...

3.9

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 7 months ago

Austrian Audio Hi-X15

Closed over-ear headphones with present mids

Austrian Audio aim to make the sound quality of their headphones available to those with smaller budgets with their Hi-X15. Our review investigates whether buyers will need to make compromises in terms of package, technology, handling or sound. After all, the name alone promises to...

3.8

In-Ear by Carsten Kaiser 9 months ago

Audeze Euclid

Planar-magnetic in-ears with rich details

The Audeze Euclid bring technology from Audeze's over-ear headphones to the in-ear format, delivering richly detailed, differentiated sound.

3.9

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 9 months ago

Ultrasone Signature Master

Mastering headphones with unique sound profile

The Ultrasone Signature Master from the Bavarian manufacturer Ultrasone are high-quality mixing and mastering headphones with very good handling. For just under 1,000 euros, you get a pair of headphones that can be used in a variety of ways, with high-resolution and a unique sound...

4

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 9 months ago

Beyerdynamic DT 700 Pro X

Closed professional headphones for studios and recording

The new Beyerdynamic DT 700 Pro X are analytical closed headphones. Their modern over-ear design is well-made and comfortable to wear. In addition to a restrained bass range, open trebles and cool, differentiated mids characterise the sound of this model. Guitar music, in particular, benefits...

4.4

Studio by Carsten Kaiser 9 months ago

Beyerdynamic DT 900 Pro X

Open headphones for studio and hi-fi

The new Beyerdynamic DT 900 Pro X are over-ear headphones that offer great sonic transparency. They deliver a treble-emphasised signal, which in the mids sounds rather cold and sober and unobtrusive in the basses. These open headphones are particularly suitable as a means of isolating...

4.4

Bluetooth by Carsten Kaiser 12 months ago

Razer Opus X

Wireless ANC headphones with a focus on the essentials

As the smaller version of the Razer Opus, the Razer Opus X aims to offer roughly comparable quality for a significantly lower budget. But how do they manage to achieve this?

3.9
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