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19 2015 holiday buying guide submissions by the Head-Fi.org community.

Head-Fi Buying Guide (Introduction)

  • by judeAdministrator

  Introduction | Over-Ear Headphones | In-Ear Headphones | Wireless Headphones | Gaming Headphones | Exercise Headphones Cables & Accessories | Desktop Amps & DACs | Portable Amps, DACs, & DAPs | Ultra-High-End Headphones, Amps, DACs Head-Fi Meets | Music Introduction I can't think of a year since Head-Fi's founding in 2001 in which we've had more blockbuster high-end headphone releases than in 2015, including (but certainly not limited to) the HiFiMAN HE-1000,... read more

Head-Fi Buying Guide (Over-Ear Headphones)

  • by judeAdministrator

Page 1 | 2 | 3 Sony MDR-V6 TYPE: Closed, full-size, on-the-ear headphone ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï MSRP: Around $65 ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï URL: www.sony.com     Written by Jude Mansilla   If you're wondering why this headphone is included... read more

Head-Fi Buying Guide (Over-Ear Headphones) 2

  • by judeAdministrator

Page 1 | 2 | 3 Sennheiser HD6 Mix, HD7 DJ, and HD8 DJ TYPE: Closed over-ear headphones ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï PRICE: $279.95 (HD6 Mix), $329.95 (HD7 DJ), and $389.95 (HD8 DJ) ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï URL: ... read more

Head-Fi Buying Guide (Over-Ear Headphones) 3

  • by judeAdministrator

Page 1 | 2 | 3 Sennheiser HD 25 1-II TYPE: Closed, portable, on-the-ear headphone ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï MSRP: Around $180 ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï URL: www.sennheiser.com     Written by Jude Mansilla   One of the all-time headphone... read more

Head-Fi Buying Guide (In-Ear Headphones)

Page 1 | 2 | 3 Focal Sphear   TYPE: In-ear monitor ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï PRICE: $179.00 ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï ï URL: www.focal.com   Written by Jude Mansilla   Focal's Nicolas Debard stopped by Head-Fi's office from France for a... read more

Head-Fi Buying Guide (In-Ear Headphones) 2

  • by judeAdministrator

Page 1 | 2 | 3 Torque Audio t096z   Written by Amos Barnett Everyone who is new to Head-Fi will likely be familiar with my most prominent request when asking for suggestions for new headphones or IEMs: Please state the type of music you like. Like headphone models have their own unique frequency response, music does too, depending on the instruments being played and the whims of the mastering engineer to how each is balanced in the mix. To that end,... read more

Head-Fi Buying Guide (In-Ear Headphones) 3

Head-Fi Buying Guide (Gaming Headphones)

Head-Fi Buying Guide (Exercise Headphones)

  • by judeAdministrator

Exercise Headphones One of the questions I'm most frequently asked by non-Head-Fi'ers is, "What headphones do you recommend for exercising?" As often as I'm asked this, you'd think I looked like a world-class athlete. (I don't.)   All of the following recommendations sound surprisingly good, given that they're purpose-built for getting sweat on, rained on, or snowed on. One of them is even machine washable. Jaybird BlueBuds X and Beats Powerbeats2... read more

Head-Fi Buying Guide (Wireless Headphones)

  • by judeAdministrator

Wireless Headphones I find the wireless category to be among the most exciting in headphones. Over the last several years, big advances have been made in this segment, and I expect much more to come. So if you were under the impression that there was no such thing as good wireless headphones--let alone outstanding ones--then connect yourself to your music only via the ether tether of the following headphones. You'll be amazed. V-MODA Crossfade Wireless ... read more

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