11/04/2009, Want a good pair of noise-canceling headphones? You might want to try the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC7b QuietPoint on for size, where each pair is touted to reduce background noise by up to 85% thanks to a closed-back design which houses large-aperture 40mm drivers with neodymium magnets. Capable of reproducing sound from 10Hz to 25.5KHz with a sensitivity of 109dB and a 300 ohm impedance, the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC7b QuietPoint will be powered […]
10/22/2009, Shure has just released the SE115m+ Sound Isolating Headset that will come complete with a remote and microphone, merging both quality and functionality into a single device that is 100% compatible with the iPhone 3GS and current Apple iPod models. You get a 3-button remote control placed on the right earpiece cable for convenient access, where it makes it a snap to adjust volume, control music and video playback, record […]
10/21/2009, Monster needs no introduction as a company as they deal with high quality audio equipment to give you the best sound possible. This has led them to release the Miles Davis Tribute high-performance in-ear headphones, where it will come in a individually numbered limited edition. Apart from that, new owners of this headphones can also enjoy the official 50th Anniversary boxed set of the artist’s seminal album Kind of Blue, […]
10/08/2009, Elecom will soon offer LEGO Soundblock headphones that are way too irresistable – after all, they retail for an extremely affordable $23 thereabouts as it makes its debut in Japan sometime later this month with black, blue, red, white, pink and mixed colors to choose from. You game to complete this collection yourself?
09/24/2009, Monster Cable has rolled out its latest in-ear Turbine Pro earphones that supposedly boast “reference” level audio, although they did not release any further specifications to back up that claim. We do know that the Turbine Pro will come with a custom-designed ear tip design that ought to offer superior insulation from the outside world compared to Monster’s previous design. Those who are comfortable with the older ear tips will […]
09/07/2009, Are musicians and artistes these days more desperate for money, or are they just better businesspeople? You decide with Lady Gaga teaming up with Monster Cable and Dr. Dre to release her own signature line of headphones, where they will come in a jewel-shaped earpiece that will increase your physical attraction by 10 points at the singles bar – or so that is the impression we get with it being […]
08/24/2009, JVC has just unveiled its HP-S560 (10Hz to 25kHz) and HP-S360 (10Hz to 24kHz) headphones that will feature 32O impedance alongside an 112dB/1mw output for superior portable audio quality in a private manner. Both models will come with the specially developed “Dual Protection Structure” on their driver unit which goes a long way to suppress unnecessary resonances. Available in Japan first between September and November, we’ve no head or tail […]
08/20/2009, Bose’s latest QuietComfort 15 noise-canceling headphones has just been announced, where they are touted to boast improved attenuation even in loud environments, and is very much capable of expanding the correction across a wider range of frequencies. This new system relies on microphones located outside and within the earcup so that a more accurate measurement can be taken before producing an opposing cancellation signal. Bose has also used new materials […]
08/18/2009, The iBlink noise isolating earphones will follow up on its predecessor, where it comes with integrated LED lights. Relying on a patented audio-optic technology, the iBlink will flash its LEDs in tandem to the sound output as long as it is connected to a compatible device. Depending on how loud the current volume level is, the lights will dance in intensity correspondingly. Gel ear bud caps are provided to offer […]
08/10/2009, Thanko is back with something weird yet again – the Fuzzy Cat ear earphones. No prizes for guessing which gender will most probably pick up this purchase in Japan, where it not only functions to make you look really weird, you’ll be wondering what happened to your tail…The cute exterior will hide a pair of decent in-ear headphones for your portable audio enjoyment.
07/30/2009, JVC has rolled out a couple more models from its Black series – the HA-M750 and HA-S650, where these camcorders were specially designed to complement the latest generation of portable audio devices. The former will be a full-size headphone with a 1.57-inch (40mm) driver unit for deep bass reproduction. You can double up as a DJ wearing this, since it allows one-ear monitoring with an innovative twistable housing, while the […]
07/20/2009, iLuv’s back with a couple more additions to their line up of portable media player accessories, with the iEP515 premium earphones spearheading the effort followed by the iEP315 in-ear earphones with microphone remote. The former will offer direct iPhone and iPod control, alongside the ability to record voice memos and answer or make calls with the built-in mic. In addition, it also boasts a VoiceOver function that enables the listener […]
06/16/2009, Altec Lansing’s latest contribution to the world would be the Backbeat Pro noise-isolating earphones, helping you to remain in your small little audio world wherever you are. Within the black-and gold body lies a solitary balanced armature, iPhone-compatible 3.5mm mini-jack connector and a braided oxygen-free copper cord with tangle-resistant PVC coating. Each $100 purchase will be accompanied by a neoprene carry case for added protection whenever you’re not using it. […]
06/15/2009, JBL aims to be at the cutting edge of audio equipment for the masses yet again by launching its Roxy Reference line of earphones, where both the in-ear Reference 230/250s as well as the over-ear Reference 430s will be available in dual tones where you choose from blue and green or orange and pink. Guess this means more chicks than guys will dig these new lines as they start to […]