Sony MDR-7509HD Studio Monitor Professional Headphones Review

The Sony MDR 7509HD studio monitor professional headphones  worked very well for the year that we owned them, and in that time, we played them with many CD players, televisions, iPods, and headphone amps. Found them to be pretty fair audio devices in several respects. The MDR-7509HDs appear similar to the MDR-V500 and 7506, units, also by Sony, tested previously, and reviewed elsewhere in … Continue reading Sony MDR-7509HD Studio Monitor Professional Headphones Review



Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Review

I owned the Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones for twenty years. So I’ve used them with numerous and varied CD players, iPods, mixing boards, headphone amps, and touring preamps. We found them to be exceptional audio devices in numerous aspects on our mobile disc jockey gigs. These dynamic earphones offer probably the best sound of any … Continue reading Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Review



Sony DJ Headphones MDR-V700dj Review

We owned the   Sony MDR-V700 DJ headphones  for a few years in around 2004, and used them with varied CD players, iPod Nanos, headphone amps, and mixers at numerous mobile DJ gigs.  While the durability of the MDR-V700DJ was very noticeable, we nonetheless were disappointed with these phones over all, particularly in how they sounded.   Due to their solid construction, they’re … Continue reading Sony DJ Headphones MDR-V700dj Review



Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones MDR 7506 Review

We owned the Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones, model MDR-7506  for we over a decade, and so we’ve played them with many CD players, headphone amps, iPods, mixing boards, USB audio interfaces, and stereo receivers. We found them exceptional audio devices in many dimensions. These headphones appear very similar to the MDR-V500 Dynamic Headphones Review, that we’ve also owned and discussed. So … Continue reading Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones MDR 7506 Review



Philips ActionFit Sports Earhook Headphones SHQ3200/28 Review

The Philips SHQ3200/28 ActionFit Sports Earhook Headphones reviewed here, have replaced the SHQ3000 headset that we were so fond of back in 2012 during our fervent workout days.  But nothing lost in this revision.   These earhook phones seem to perform just as well as their SH3000/28 predecessor, although they may be constructed of more durable … Continue reading Philips ActionFit Sports Earhook Headphones SHQ3200/28 Review



Bose QuietComfort 35 QC35 Wireless Headphones Review

The Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless active acoustic noise cancelling headphones are a yet another revised and improved version of the QC15 phones, and indeed a step up from the QC25 wired phones of a year or two past.  While these cost even more than practically any other consumer grade around-ear headphone, you’ll get your money’s worth in the QC35s.  We played … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 35 QC35 Wireless Headphones Review



Bose QuietComfort 25 QC25 Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphones Review

The Bose QuietComfort 25 active acoustic noise cancelling headphones are a revised and improved version of the QC15 phones, and while these likely cost more than practically any other consumer grade around-ear headphone, you’ll get what you pay for in the QC25s.  We sampled these at a nearby Sam’s Club store, and found their music reproduction quite convincing with … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 25 QC25 Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphones Review



Skullcandy Supreme Sound Fix Mic3 S3FXDM-209 Earbuds Review

We finally found a set of spectacular-sounding in ear earphones that equal or perhaps even surpass the Apple stock iPod / iPhone / iPad earbuds; that being the Skullcandy Supreme Sound Fix Mic3 S3FXDM-209 Earbuds.  At roughly $40 per copy, these earphones cost over double what we had been used to paying, for what we thought were decent earphones.  Hard to be comfortable with … Continue reading Skullcandy Supreme Sound Fix Mic3 S3FXDM-209 Earbuds Review



Koss Noise Isolating Earbuds KEB30K Review

The Koss KEB30K Noise Isolating Earbuds overly emphasize midrange, sacrificing decent bass and treble response in the process. The drivers, while excellent at reproducing vocal vowel sounds, the lows, due to the excessively miniature size of these buds, do indeed suffer. What you gain in miniaturization, you lose in richness of sound. The high frequencies also seem to roll off … Continue reading Koss Noise Isolating Earbuds KEB30K Review



Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphones Review

While the Bose QuietComfort 15 acoustic noise cancelling headphones likely cost more than practically any other consumer grade over-ear headphone, you’ll get what you pay for.  We sampled these recently at a local Sam’s Club warehouse, and found their music reproduction highly realistic with rich-but-not-boomy bass, flowing mid range, and delicate yet assertive highs.  Additionally of … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphones Review