Head Gear Reviews by Oktyabr
  1. AKG K712 Pro

    4.50 star(s)
    One headphone for all people? I think the K712 tries very hard to please everyone and in doing this misses the boat in focusing on being the best at any one thing. Great headphones but it's not that simple! Well built but delicate. Much better pricing through Amazon than the $699 MSRP but unless you already own a suitable amplifier you are probably going to end up budgeting for one of those too. With tons of competition between $150 and the $700 MSRP it's actual value comes into question, especially when some of their biggest competition bears the...
  2. Yamaha RH5MA Semi Open Headphones

    4.50 star(s)
    I'm a bit of an audiophile and stereo junky. The day I bought the RH5MA I was looking for a cheap, *but good sounding* headphones that could be easily driven by my iphone and were more easily transportable than the over the ears cans that I use at home (ATH-M50s, AKG K701, AKG712, etc.) Like any good audiophile would, I read lots of reviews first and then went out into the world to try as many similar headphones in this size and price range as I could lay my hands on. I tried several different well known brands and headphones costing up to several...