Denon AH-D5000, meet your latest nemesis: Audio Technica's W5000. Dammit, even the name's almost identical. We're utterly in love with Denon's wooden headphone beauties, but are AT's latest and greatest going to beat them down to a bloody pulp? At 700 pounds ($1,373)--a sharp-intake-of-breath $392 more than the Denons--they could well.
Inside each can is a 53-millimeter Neodymium driver, responding to an incredible 5Hz-45kHz frequency range, smack-bang identical to the AH-D5000's (although the D5000s have 50-millimeter drivers). We're also promised that AT's "Double Air Damping System" will provide … Read more