We've selected five standout products that represent some of the best values in the home audio arena
Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
The Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones are among the best available for less than $200, offering excellent sound and build quality.
While they may not offer the perfect fit for everyone, the ATH-WS55 Solid Bass headphones offer impressive sound for the money.
Offering a comfortable, secure fit and strong sound for a reasonable price, Audio-Technica's ATH-CKP500 earphones are one of the better in-ear sports headphone models available.
While they're not in the same league as the step-up ATH-M50, the Audio-Technica ATH-M35 costs a lot less and offers impressive performance and decent build quality for the money -- plus it has the fold-up element that's missing from the ATH-M30.
While they're not in the same league as the step-up ATH-M50 headphones, the Audio-Technica ATH-M30 set costs a lot less and offers impressive performance and decent build quality for the money.
It's clear from just a few listens that the Audio-Technica ATH-M50 are among the best headphones available that cost less than $200.
Offering a comfortable, secure fit and strong sound for a reasonable price, Audio-Technica's ATH-CKP500 is one of the better in-ear sports headphones available.
We hoped that the Audio-Technica's QuietPoint ATH-ANC7b noise-canceling headphones would deliver more bang for the buck than Bose's noise-canceling models--but they don't.
The ATH-WS55 Solid Bass headphones deliver a lot of bass without sacrificing any performance in the midrange or treble.
The Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 headphones are a great option for frequent fliers, thanks to their compact, lightweight design, noise cancellation functionality, and good overall sound quality.