Head Gear Reviews by prez
  1. Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone

    4.00 star(s)
    I have used the Sony MDR-7506s as long as I can remember.  I do Front-of-House (FOH) mixing for bands, and these phones have been by my side for many years.     Some people hate the cable, i like it, and I haven't ever seen one fail. These headphones have an enjoyable sound, decent clarity and detail (occasionally can be a little fatiguing), and a solid bass presence.  The bass isn't always the most clear (something I find with many closed over-ear headphones, until you spend more).  The upper-mids seem a little recessed for me, but not to the...
  2. FiiO E17

    4.50 star(s)
    I have been using the E17 "Alpen" every day for over a year now.  It is my go-to device for enjoying music at work, or anywhere other than my home office.  So, here are my thoughts:   Build quality   This was the first thing I noticed when I unboxed the device.  Brushed metal casing felt very durable, and after this past year of daily use, still looks almost new.  I think it looks great.   Controls and Battery Life   The screen on the E17 is most simply stated as utilitarian.  It's bright, it works, and it's not going to win any design...
  3. PSB M4U 1

    4.00 star(s)
    Setup:   System #1: Macbook Pro Retina, Fidelia Software, Fiio e17 Alpen   System #2: Mac Pro, Fidelia Software, Headphone Out or Fiio e17/E09K combo   Some of the tracks used to test: Clean Bandit - Cologne Clean Bandit - Come Over Alicia Keys - Diary Ed Sheeran - I See Fire Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud Imagine Dragons - Polaroid Imagine Dragons - Friction Tedeshi Trucks Band - Midnight in Harlem Tedeshi Trucks Band - Learn How to Love John Mayer - In Your Atmosphere (Where the Light Is) Nickel Creek - Out of the Woods Nickel...