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Audiofly AF100 MK2 In-ear Monitors Review

Can this Australian-designed in-ear monitor please both the tough pro market, and the picky audiophile one? Matthew Jens decides…

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Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

Bose’s new premium-priced NC700 promises great things, but can this sleek new pair of Bluetooth headphones deliver? Matthew Jens decides…

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Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Wireless Headphones Review

With trick tech and special tuning, Bowers & Wilkins' new PX7 noise-cancelling headphones promise to be the company’s best yet. Matthew Jens decides…

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Bose Frames Alto Audio Sunglasses Review

I love wearable tech. I especially love quirky wearables, so naturally, when Bose announced its Bose Frames Alto, Bluetooth sunglasses with speakers built-in, I was onboard.

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Audiofly AF140 MK2 Hybrid In-ear Monitors Review

Based in Perth, Audiofly designs and develops some of the only Australian-based IEMs on the market. We got our hands on a pair of Audiofly's latest AF140 MK2 IEMs for review.

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MrSpeakers AEON Flow Headphones Review

From humble beginnings selling modified headphones on forums to 3D printing custom cups, Mr Speakers has gone on to become one of the world's most respected headphone companies. We take a closer look at the AEON Flow Headphones.

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Nura Nuraphone Headphones Review

Most headphones deliver a sound signature that remains consistent to each listener that tries them out. But here's the thing - not all listeners are the same. Nuraphone attempts to solve that problem and we take a close look to see just how well.

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Beyerdynamic Lagoona ANC Headphones Review

The active noise-cancelling headphones market just had a new contender arrive in the form of Beyerdynamic, and its Lagoon ANC is worthy of the crown. Read on for the detailed review.

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Audio-technica ATH-ANC900BT Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

How does Audio-technica's new ATH-ANC900BT Noise Cancelling Bluetooth headphones stack up against the competition from Sony, Bose, B&W and Sennheiser? Read on to find out.

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Meze Audio Empyrean Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

You know how they say that you should never meet your heroes? Well, after a couple of brief encounters with the Meze Audio Empyrean headphones at shows it was time to invite a pair home. 

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Tivoli Audio Go Fonico True Wireless Earbuds Review

The technical boffins at Tivoli Audio have taken the reigns and produced a sleek, portable, true wireless IEM called Go Fonico. With strong indicators pointing towards sound quality and portability, we take an ears-on look and listen.

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Stax SRM-D50 Electrostatic Driver and DAC Review

In all my years as a headphone listening enthusiast, one thing has remained clear from the very start - there is nothing quite like listening to a Stax system. We take a closer look at the new Stax SRM-D50 which blends electrostatic earspeaker driving ...

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Beyerdynamic Xelento Wireless In-Ear Headphones Review

True wireless IEMs are now officially a thing, and they are here to stay. Apple stole the headline with its AirPods, then Sennheiser redefined it with the Momentum True Wireless. Has Beyerdynamic got what it takes to claim the crown? Let's find out.

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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless In-Ear Monitors Review

Since Apple decided ditched the headphone jack on the iPhone, the popularity of wireless headphones, and in particular, wireless IEMs has exploded. I tried a few products out but eventually lost hope that a true wireless IEM existed. Until now ...

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REVIEW: VINCENT AUDIO KHV-1 HYBRID HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER

Germany's Vincent Audio has a reputation for delivering value for money Hi-Fi products, so as a headphone enthusiast it's KHV-1 amplifier piqued my interest. We take a closer look at its Hybrid Headphone Amplifier.

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Sennheiser HD 820 Headphones Review

When it comes to high-end closed-back headphones, the choices are surprisingly slim. Do Sennheiser's new HD 820 and its first foray into the high-end, audiophile level closed-back headphones have what it takes?

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REVIEW: NAD ELECTRONICS HP70 NOISE CANCELLING BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES

What better way to test noise-cancelling, Bluetooth over-ear headphones than on a flight? Read on for this real-world test of NAD's HP70 headphones.

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REVIEW: AROMA AUDIO EARLY & TWINS IN-EAR MONITORS

Aroma Audio is a relatively new player in the audiophile headphone market from Japan. A subsidiary of TopWing Cybersound group, we take a closer look at its Early and Twins In-Ear Monitor headphones.

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER IE 80 S IN-EAR HEADPHONES

Sennheiser has doubled down on the success of the original IE 80 In-ear headphones with the release of the newer, 'S' version which is said to have taken real-world customer feedback onboard for a range of improvements.

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REVIEW: AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH-ANC700BT WIRELESS NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES

Audio-Technica's ATH-ANC700BT sells in Australia for just shy of $350. This over-ear release is locking horns with the likes of the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC, Sony's WH-H900N and the Bose QC25. How does it stack up?

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER HD 660 S OVER-EAR HEADPHONES

It's hard to believe, but Sennheiser's HD 600 were first released in 1997. They've now been manufacturing and selling this model headphone for over twenty years! Sennheiser, after all these years, has finally released a new headphone to the legendary HD 6

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REVIEW: CHORD ELECTRONICS POLY MUSIC STREAMER / PLAYER

Poly is a portable music streamer/player that combines with Mojo to wirelessly stream from connected devices and playback from its Micro SD, all with smartphone control. We take a hands-on look along with the highly anticipated GoFigure app.

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Denon AH-D7200 Over Ear Headphones Review

Denon headphones have been described by many as some of the finest over-ear dynamic headphones on the planet. Denon has now released a new flagship to sit at the top of the high-end range, the AH-D7200.

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER IE800S IN-EAR HEADPHONES

Sennheiser has just unleashed a successor to award-winning IE800, this time bearing the company’s flagship “S” at the end of the model number. We take a closer look at these in-ear monitor headphones.

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REVIEW: AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH-ADX5000 OPEN-BACK HEADPHONES

There is just something alluring about a flagship model in a product range. Maybe it’s the meticulous craftsmanship, the clever design, the bold technology claims, or the luxurious packaging. We take a closer look at the ATH-ADX5000 from Audio-technica.

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