146 Results for

headphone burn-in


Making headphones mono

If you want to listen to your music in mono there are couple of options available including software tweaks and headphone adapters, as Geoffrey Morrison explains.

By February 26, 2014


Shure SRH440

The Shure SRH440 headphones might not appeal to people who use higher-end equipment or who want skull-shattering bass, but as a step into the world of home studio recording, they sound great with a wide range of musical genres--and the price is right.

December 20, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 20, 2010

Headphone 'burn-in': Fact or fantasy?

A lot of audiophiles believe headphones sound better after a few weeks of use than they do when they're brand-new.

By May 10, 2011


Monster Turbine Pro In-Ear Speakers

The Monster Turbine Pro earphones offer a sleek and stylish design and plenty of deep, thumping bass. If you have money to burn, these are a nice choice.

By October 15, 2009


Ultimate Ears UE-10 Pro

Looking for the best in-ear headphones that money can buy? You've found them in the custom-molded Ultimate Ears UE-10 Pros.

March 31, 2006

4.5 stars Editors' rating March 31, 2006

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Etymotic Ety8 In-the-Ear Bluetooth Earphones w/ iPod Adapter

While they're very expensive and a bit ridiculous looking, the Etymotic's Ety8s are the best-sounding Bluetooth headphones we've tested to date.

December 13, 2006

4 stars Editors' rating December 13, 2006

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iHome and New Balance ship fitness headphones

The iHome NB639 headphones have a built-in chronograph, pedometer, and heart rate monitor.

By September 12, 2011


Smartphone-friendly Sennheiser headphones earn CNET recommendation

There are plenty of headphones out there--noise-canceling, in-ear, circumaural, etc...but if all you're looking for is an inexpensive, durable, all-around performer that won't isolate you from the outside world, we highly recommend the $89 Sennheiser PX 100-IIi headphones.

By April 1, 2011


Sennheiser's awesome--and rather expensive--HD 800 headphones

Sennheiser's new HD 800 headphones cost a whopping $1,400 but they're exquisite.

By January 9, 2009


Photos: Ears-on with AKG's K 701 headphones

Tough competition at the top of the line.

By June 26, 2008