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HiFiMAN Edition S

Clear sound marred by build quality

A review on: HiFiMAN Edition S
Aornic

Pros: Clear midrange, punchy and present bass, good soundstage in open configuration, open/closed setting choice, easily driven

Cons: Poor build quality, comfort issues if you have larger ears, mid-range impact a bit low, lackluster cable included

  Introduction   The portable on-ear or over-the-ear headphone market is, I admit, not something that I’m especially familiar with. I recognize that there is a strong bias towards consumer-tuning in the $50-$300 price-range, with these usually closed cans having emphasis on the low-end with a rolled off high-end. Detail and resolution are generally eschewed for a lively sound...
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Accutone Taurus Earphone Quick Review by mark2410
Accutone Taurus Earphone Quick Review by mark2410

Accutone Taurus

Pros: Variable bass output. Removable cables. Good mic.

Cons: Mediocre sound quality.

Just When You Thought You Have Seen It All
Just When You Thought You Have Seen It All
Lean, mean, multi-driver machine... The Super Dolphin six balanced armature in-ear monitor from AK Audio Store
Lean, mean, multi-driver machine... The Super Dolphin six balanced armature in-ear...

Super Dolphin 6BA

Pros: Lean and mid-range forward sound will be enjoyed by some, Lots of tech for the price, Nicely detailed sound, Build feels premium, Nice stock cable

Cons: Bass lacks body and sounds two dimensional, Upper mid-range and treble is fatiguing at higher volumes, Lots of options and competition at this price

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