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Planar magnetic driver headphones

Audeze LCD-MX4
9.3
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Audeze LCD-MX4 Review

The Audeze LCD-MX4 is a new lighter, easier to drive studio version of the LCD-4 with some tonal tweaks for studio professionals. It is priced at $2995. Disclaimer: The Audeze LCD-MX4 sent to us for the purpos...
Advanced Alpha
8.6

Advanced Alpha Review

The Advanced Alpha is a brand new planar magnetic headphone from a company previously known for bang for buck earphones. Priced at $499. Disclaimer: The Advanced Alpha sent to us for the purposes of this revie...
Hifiman Susvara
0

Hifiman Susvara Review

The Hifiman Susvara is a headphone that has been with me longer than any product before I decided to write the review. And for good reason. This is a $6000 headphone and one of the most expensive headphones on...
Zenith
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Audio Zenith PMx2 Review

Back in 2014 Kyle reviewed the Oppo PM-2 (https://headfonics.com/2014/11/the-pm-2-planer-headphone-by-oppo/) and concluded that the PM2 were an amazing set of headphones with only but a few flaws. Kyle was not...
7.9

MrSpeakers AEON Review

MrSpeaker's latest creation, the $799 AEON is reviewed below on Headfonics. This is a smaller lighter planar magnetic closed-back headphone but with flagship technology. Disclaimer: The MrSpeakers AEON sent ...
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The SINE DX By Audeze

By a quirk of fate, Mike reviewed the SINE closed headphone over a year ago and seemed very happy with it.  It stole the show for him, got the end of the year award and rated a solid 9.0. You can't say fairer t...
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8.2

The LCD-4 By Audeze

Ever since the conception of the LCD-1 in 2009, Audeze has been a chief player in the audiophile headphone market today. Audeze specializes on planar magnetic headphones much like Hifiman and MrSpeakers. Plana...
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The Edition X V2 By Hifiman

Much like the HE1000, Hifiman has seen fit to bring out a revised Edition X in the form of the Edition X V2 and in doing so saw to it that my lead up to Xmas 2016 was filled with instant regret at not jumping o...
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The HE1000 V2 By Hifiman

I was pretty settled on the order of things in my headphone universe with regard to the HE1000 being the top dog so the announcement of the similarly priced HE1000 V2 a few months ago as a direct replacement fo...
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The Talos By Cascadia Audio

The T50RP, perhaps the most modded planar headphone in the history of modding. People have gone beyond modding now and created businesses behind them like ZMF, Enigma, and MrSpeakers. Dan's team have gone from ...
SINE
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The SINE By Audeze

I've shaken my fist at the audio community for the past 8 or so years, but that prolonged whining got me nowhere.  It seemed like no matter how hard I cried, audio designers and the HiFi community have both ins...
MrSpeakers Ether C
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The Ether C by MrSpeakers

Those of you who read our top gear for 2015 review list in December 2015 would probably have noticed me waxing lyrical about headphone that no official review from us had come out at the time yet still received...
HE1000
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The HE1000 by Hifiman

"You are going to need a bigger amp". Now looking around at my loveable Mjolnir and Hifiman EF6 SS amps that didn't inspire any fiscal and aural confidence but nevertheless those were the ringing 'Scheideresque...
HE400s
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The HE400s By Hifiman

Where to next? Well, it seems the HE400s is next. I have this image in my mind of Dr. Fang Bian of Hifiman just sitting every Xmas pondering how to hit the market the following year or looking back and thinkin...
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The TH500RP by Fostex

The surge in portable listening in the past decade has encouraged manufacturers to work around the clock to refine more premium concepts in more affordable packages. The latest of such trends has been to incorp...
Oppo PM-3
8.7
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Oppo PM-3 Review

The Oppo PM-3 is the company's lightest and most compact form-factor closed-back planar magnetic headphone launched to date. It is priced at $399. Disclaimer: The Oppo PM3 was sent to us as a sample in excha...