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Studio by Ulf Kaiser 1 month ago

Neumann NDH 30

Open dynamic studio headphones with neutral, analytical sound

With the NDH 30, Neumann not only provide the perfect partner to the NDH 20 but also to its own KH control monitors. These open headphones act neutrally, analytically and coherently. This means we give this high-quality and comfortable over-ear our unqualified recommendation as a...

4.8

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 2 months ago

Sony WH-1000XM5

Premium Bluetooth headphones with first-class noise-cancelling and convincing sound

The freshly overhauled Sony WH-1000XM5 defend their status as a top-class sounding over-ear headphone with industry-leading noise cancelling. Although the gains in the core areas compared to the previous model are rather small, there is noticeable progress in the area of call quality. With a...

4.6

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 3 months ago

1more ComfoBuds Mini

Compact True Wireless headphones with ANC and Bluetooth 5.2

The new 1more ComfoBuds Mini are not only lightweight, thanks to their slim design they also "disappear" into your ears. Although these IPX5-certified True Wireless in-ears are confined to the audio codec formats SBC and AAC, there do have multi-level noise cancelling with transparency mode...

3.8

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 3 months ago

Final ZE3000

True Wireless in-ears with Bluetooth 5.2

Noise cancelling, equalisers and an app are not always required, all you need is laid-back music enjoyment. Final meets this requirement profile quite convincingly with the ZE3000 true-wireless model: providing good sound at a fair price.

4.1

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 4 months ago

Final UX3000

Wireless over-ear headphones with Noise Cancelling (ANC)

The Final UX3000 turn out to be attractive Bluetooth over-ear headphones with a good price-performance ratio. Their powerful sound and effective noise cancelling are just as convincing as their no-frills controls. However, their rather tight fit remains a question of taste.

4

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 4 months ago

Amazon Echo Buds (2nd Gen)

True-Wireless in-ears with Alexa Hands-Free and ANC

The Echo Buds 2 from Amazon offer decent sound, noise cancelling and good value for money. These in-ears should not be regarded as headphones purely for music consumption but rather as accessories for everyday use that explicitly feel at home in the Amazon network via...

3.6

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 4 months ago

Libratone Track+ (2. Gen)

Neckband in-ear headphones with ANC and Bluetooth 5.2

In its second generation, the Libratone Track+ continues to offer good wearing comfort, a balanced but somewhat matte sound and noise-cancelling that is a little too subtle. On the plus side, the Bluetooth has been updated to version 5.2, as well as increased battery life...

3.5

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 5 months ago

Sony LinkBuds WF-L900

Unusual True-Wireless headphones with an open design and interesting comfort functions

Sony is breaking new, thoroughly exciting ground with the LinkBuds WF-L900: smart True-Wireless headphones that aim to integrate themselves deeply into our everyday lives. With their open design and automatic functions, mere music consumption is only one aspect of the concept.

3.6

Amplifier by Ulf Kaiser 5 months ago

Violectric DHA V226

Powerful, audiophile headphone amplifier with D/A conversion

With the DHA V226, Violectric introduces a potent headphone amplifier to the market that can simultaneously function as a high-quality D/A converter and even as a preamplifier. In view of the four-digit price, one should expect a sophisticated technical standard and audiophile sound, and the...

4.3

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 5 months ago

Sony WF-C500

Affordable True Wireless in-ears with Bluetooth 5.0

With the WF-C500, Sony offers True Wireless in-ears that, with a recommended price of 79 euros, see themselves as a classic consumer device and are available in several fashionable colours. The sound quality meets the requirements for everyday mobile use with a high level of...

3.4

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 5 months ago

Sony WH-XB910N

Bass-powerful Bluetooth over-ears with noise-cancelling and LDAC

Sony's WH-XB910N rely on a powerful bass boost and effective noise cancelling. They may not be an analytical genius, but they are a comfortable and fairly flexible accessory for everyday mobile use; they can really let rip when needed and are currently available at a...

3.9

In-Ear by Ulf Kaiser 5 months ago

64 Audio Duo

In-ear headphones with hybrid drivers for superior sound standards

The most affordable in-ear monitor to date from 64 Audio goes its own way with its hybrid partly open design. The sound tuning is in line with the ideals of the American manufacturer but aims less at audiophile neutrality and analysis, and more at listening...

4.5

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 6 months ago

Lypertek PurePlay Z5

Very good true-wireless headphones with ANC and LDX sound mode

The Lypertek PurePlay Z5 raise the bar in the category of true-wireless headphones priced between 100 and 150 euros. In addition to convincing sound performance, these headphones scored points for their cutting-edge technical features which include effective noise cancelling and a user interface that should...

4.8

Studio by Ulf Kaiser 6 months ago

Ultrasone Signature Natural

Wired, closed over-ear headphones to meet high demands

Ultrasone's Signature Natural are coherent-sounding and pleasingly airy closed headphones that are aimed first and foremost at musicians and producers with high demands for quality. They are a robust and precise tool that aims to provide honest sound reproduction as the basis for sound evaluation....

4.1

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 6 months ago

Yamaha YH-L700A

Bluetooth over-ears with Noise Cancelling and headtracking

With the YH-L700A, Yamaha offers wireless closed over-ear headphones with a unique design and integrated noise cancelling, 3D audio and head tracking.

3.5

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 7 months ago

1more ComfoBuds 2

Cheap True Wireless earbuds with Bluetooth 5.2

With the ComfoBuds 2, Chinese manufacturer 1more maintains its product profile. These Bluetooth earbuds, available in matt black or white, are aimed at users who are looking for affordable headphones for everyday use. It's not just about the highest sound quality, but also about the...

3.4

TV by Ulf Kaiser 7 months ago

Sennheiser RS 5200

Wireless headphones for TVs equipped with hearing loss compensation

The Sennheiser RS 5200 is aimed particularly at older TV viewers and those with hearing problems. With this model, the manufacturer offers a straightforward, wireless solution that explicitly addresses the requirements of this customer group.

4

In-Ear by Ulf Kaiser 8 months ago

Sennheiser IE 900

Audiophile in-ear headphones

The IE 900 is the audiophile crowning glory of Sennheiser's in-ear portfolio. Design expertise and precision manufacturing prove that a single dynamic full-range driver provides the potential for audiophile sound, just as it does in large over-ear headphones. The IE 900 are sound-neutral in the...

4.9

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 8 months ago

Beyerdynamic Blue Byrd (2. Generation)

Neckband in-ears with Bluetooth and sound personalisation

The new Beyerdynamic Blue Byrd (2nd generation) offer convincing wearing comfort, practical high battery performance and a powerful sound image including sound personalisation at an exciting price of about 129 euros. They are therefore ideally suited for mobile and sports use.

4

Bluetooth by Ulf Kaiser 8 months ago

Libratone Air+ 2

True Wireless in-ears with good speech intelligibility and practical noise cancelling

In their second generation, the Libratone Air+ again offer an attractive combination of sound quality, improved functionality and wearing comfort at an attractive price. Their range of use is quite universal and extends from mobile applications to sports and office use.

4.1
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