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    Audix A10

    In-ear Monitors

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    PreSonus MicroStation BT

    Monitor Controller

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    SPL HPm 500-series Headphone Amplifier

    There are countless 500-series mic preamps, equalisers, dynamics processors, reverbs, and even delays, bitcrushers and A-D...

    Reviews Nov 2017
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    Miktek HM2 & HM4

    Headphone Amplifiers

    Miktek have launched a brace of headphone amps that can feed four sets of headphones, or two. The decision is yours...

    Reviews Sep 2017
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    Q. Why does reverb sound different on headphones?

    Why is it that reverb is so much more audible on good headphones than good speakers? Is it to do with the ambient noise or reflections in the room?

    Sound Advice Aug 2017
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    AKG K872

    Closed-back Headphones

    AKG’s new flagship headphone design offers the benefits of open-backed ‘phones in a closed-back format.

    Reviews Jul 2017
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    Avantone MP1 MixPhones

    Closed-back Headphones

    For their first-ever headphone design, Avantone have seen fit to include some unusual — and useful — extra features.

    Reviews Dec 2016
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    Q. Can I feed an IEM transmitter from a headphone output?

    Can I use the headphone output (Output 9-10) on an RME Fireface 800 audio interface to feed a click track to an IEM (In-ear Monitor) transmitter for a drummer?

    Sound Advice Dec 2016
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    Blue Lola

    Headphones

    BLUE are well known in the studio microphone field but they’re now also making significant inroads into the headphone market...

    Reviews Nov 2016
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    Yamaha HPH-MT7

    Closed-back Headphones

    In their latest headphone design, Yamaha have sought to capture the essence of their classic NS10 monitors. Have they achieved it?

    Reviews Oct 2016
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    Fostex TR Series

    Dynamic Headphones

    Fostex’s new headphone range offers closed, open and ‘semi-open’ options. But what’s the difference, and which would suit you best?

    Reviews Sep 2016
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    Samson Z55 Headphones

    Closed-back Headphones

    When you think of headphones, Samson might not be the first name that springs to mind, but their top-of-the-range Z55 might surprise you.

    Reviews Jul 2016
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    Lindy HF-40

    Closed-back Headphones

    As studio headphones go, the Lindy HF-40s are quite inexpensive, yet they have a very respectable technical specification. Of...

    Reviews May 2016
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    Oppo PM–3

    Planar Magnetic Headphones

    If you’re wary of using closed–back headphones for mixing, this stylish design might just change your mind.

    Reviews Apr 2016
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    Q. Should I replace my broken speakers or get better headphones?

    Bearing in mind my room is untreated and I do the bulk of my mixing on headphones.

    Sound Advice Apr 2016
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    Q. What’s wrong with playing while wearing headphones?

    Musician Chris Thile is quoted as saying he'd decided never to record wearing headphones again. I don’t get this. What’s wrong with headphones?

    Sound Advice Mar 2016
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    Fostex T-series MkIII

    Planar Magnetic Headphones

    Fostex have been making planar magnetic headphones since before they were cool. How do their latest models fare?

    Reviews Jan 2016
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    Q. Do I need a better headphone amp?

    When does one need a headphone amp? I have some Shure 1840s, which are great, but I’ve read about headphone amps and want to be sure I am getting the most from the cans.

    Sound Advice Dec 2015
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    Q. Is it safe to leave a dummy jack plugged into my headphone socket?

    I have a Casio PX310 digital piano. When jacks are inserted into the (quarter-inch) line out sockets, the onboard speakers are not muted. They are muted when headphones (or a jack) are inserted...

    Sound Advice Dec 2015
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    Prodipe 3000BR Headphones

    Prodipe are best known for their affordable microphones and studio monitors, but they also offer headphones.

    Reviews Nov 2015
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    Audeze LCD-X & EL8

    Planar Magnetic Headphones

    For these premium headphones, Audeze have revived an old but under-used driver technology — and the results are astonishing.

    Reviews Oct 2015
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    Digital Audio Labs Livemix

    Personal Monitor Mixing System

    Can musicians be trusted to mix their own monitors? If the system they’re using is as intuitive as this one, the answer might be ‘yes’.

    Reviews Oct 2015
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    Audio–Technica ATH R70x

    Open–backed Headphones

    A–T’s new flagship headphones are also the company’s first ever open–backed design. We put them to the test.

    Reviews Aug 2015

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