Category Archives: Best Headphones

Hifiman Ananda Headphones Review

Hifiman Ananda Headphones Review

Hifiman hasn’t been around for too long, but they’ve certainly made a splash with their planar magnetic headphones, especially with the famous Sundara. The Ananda has been a while in the making, and Hifiman fans have been waiting for its release with bated breath. Hifiman advertises the Ananda as super easy to drive with superior […]

Mackie MP-120 Professional In-Ear Monitors Review

Mackie MP-120 Professional In-Ear Monitors Review

Reviewed by Gabby Bloch The Mackie MP-120 is the lowest priced IEM in the Mackie line. But price doesn’t always dictate quality. Could the MP-120 be as good, if not better than the higher priced models? Let’s find out in this Mackie MP-120 Professional In-Ear Monitors Review. Mackie MP-120 Professional In-Ear Monitors Review IN the […]

SoundMAGIC E10 In-Ear Headphone Review

SoundMAGIC E10 In-Ear Headphone Review

I’d never heard of SoundMAGIC before. But looking at the E10 in-ear headphone packaging, I see a ton of What Hi-Fi? Awards. That’s a good sign! At 42 bucks, these buds fall into the budget range. But I’ve heard cheap headphones that sound fantastic. Could these be one of them? Let’s find out in this […]

Dekoni Audio Blue Review

Dekoni Audio Blue Review

Today I jumped at the opportunity to test out the $249 Dekoni Audio Blue.  Some readers will know the Blue as a modified version of the Fostex T50RP marketed by Dekoni Audio.  Dekoni already pulls down mad props for their earpad lineup, offering replacement pads for various models in velour, PU Leather, and sheepskin.  But […]

Campfire Comet Review

Campfire Comet Review

Fresh from the West Coast, the Campfire Comet arrived on my review desk today.  Of course, I’ve been dying to try these earphones since I heard about them.  Just the thought of Campfire producing a $200 earphone for the masses had by heart racing.  Still, I had some doubts.  Given that the next model up […]

Sennheiser GSP 500 Review

Sennheiser GSP 500 Review

Retailing for a competitive $229, Sennheiser’s GSP 500 talks a big game, but what kind of sound can you expect from this open-back gaming headphone? Sennheiser GSP 500 Review The GSP 500 comes in your standard Sennheiser packaging.  Two cable are included with the headphone –  one 5 ft (1.5 m) cable terminating in a […]

Westone W40 Versus Astell&Kern Michelle Limited Comparison Review

Reviewed by Gabby Bloch OVERVIEW Both, Astell&Kern and Westone make great earphones with their own distinct styles in sound. The 4 driver, Westone W40 is a hundred dollars more expensive than Astell&Kern’s Michelle Limited. But is it worth the higher price tag? Here’s a comparison across the board.   IN THE BOX:   Westone W40 […]

Hifiman Sundara Review

Hifiman Sundara Review

New on the headphone horizon, the Hifiman Sundara already begs comparison with the earlier, now-discontinued Hifiman HE400i.  However, as a separate entry in the Hifiman lineup, how does it fare?  And how does it compare to the competition overall? Hifiman Sundara Review The Hifiman Sundara comes with a few basic accessories – a 1/4” stereo […]

Audio46 Gift Guide: 2017 Best Headphones Under $200

2017 Best Headphones Under $200

Audiophiles or lover of an audiophile, we’ve got you covered this holiday season with an in-depth guide of the perfect gifts for that special someone under $200. “Audio46 Gift Guide: 2017 Best Headphones Under $200” Audio46 Gift Guide: 2017 Best Headphones Under $200 Koss Porta Pro On-Ear Headphones $49.95 This is a popular pair of […]

Warm and Relaxed – Final Audio D8000 Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

Headphone Store Final Audio H8000 Planar Magnetic Headphones box

Final Audio is one of my favorite companies when it comes to unique, high quality, audiophile headphones. Their products range from earbuds with dynamic drivers to now, a high-end pair of planar magnetic headphones. The D8000 have been creating a lot of buzz around Audio 46, and I’m very excited to take a listen and […]

Sennheiser HD 1 Free In-Ear Headphone Review

Sennheiser HD 1 Free Review

The new Sennheiser HD 1 Free is the most portable earphone by Sennheiser to date. It connects wirelessly via a handful of high resolution Bluetooth codecs, but is it worth the price at $199.00? I’m excited to take a listen and see how they perform. Sennheiser HD 1 Free Review Specifications Frequency Response: 15 Hz-22kHz […]

Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Sennheiser HD1 Comparison Review

Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Sennheiser HD1 2

One of the most popular requests here at Audio 46 is for a pair of Bluetooth headphones with active noise cancellation (ANC). More and more companies are coming out with great products, and today I’d like to take a close look at the Bose QuietComfort 35 and Sennheiser HD1 headphones. These two headphones are some […]