Archive for Headphones

Nixon RPM Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on April 19th, 2011

If you are in the market for a new pair of headphones, you might want to check out Nixon’s RPM headphones, which they have just announced. The RPM headphones are part of their Spring 2011 collection. Not the “Tricky Dick” or “I am not a crook” collection.

They are a DJ-style model that features a custom 40mm driver tuned specifically for DJ monitoring. Also unique gel filled ear cushions create a comfortable uniform seal, which is always important for good sound. They will cost you $200.

iPlay WH-1155-Black 2-Channel Wireless Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on April 17th, 2011

The new iPlay WH-1155-Black wireless stereo headphones are now available for just $19.88. They feature a built-in FM transmitter, so you can listen to your favorite radio stations on the go. The headphones also boast a two-channel feature, and include a channel selector switch for easy control.

The transmitter features a built-in auto scan for the FM radio, so you can always find FM radio stations in your area. These headphones are also big enough to cover your ears and cancel outside noise, which makes your music all the better.

Audiology Samurai AU-100 Over Ear Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on April 5th, 2011

If you want to be an audio Samurai, you are going to need the right gear. The Audiology Samurai AU-100 over ear headphones will surely help. They are available right now at Amazon. These headphones will play nice with iPods, MP3 players, portable DVD players and PMPs of your choice.

The Audiology Samurai AU-100 produces a 20-20000Hz of frequency response, features 32-Ohm of impedance, 102dB of sensitivity, a max input power of 50mW and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Signeo USA Soul By Ludacris Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on March 13th, 2011

These headphones have plenty of soul. They are from Signeo USA and these new headphones are called Soul by Ludacris. It’s a collaborative effort with Grammy winning artist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. The SOUL brand initially will offer a 5-model line-up of high definition headphones.

These headphones deliver superior sound and presumably Ludacris approved style. The Signeo USA Soul by Ludacris headphones are priced between $69 to $299. No info yet on a release date, but we are hoping they arrive soon.

Fiskar 88 headphone amplifier concept

Posted in Headphones by Reuben Drake on March 10th, 2011

Fiskar’s 88 headphone amplifier is designed by Edouard Urcadez. It features a unique and sexy form factor, large volume / tone knobs, and a variety of rear outputs. There’s no specifications since it is just a concept, but we don’t care what it’s packing. We just want one.

We can only hope that it actually gets made in real life. It’s too awesome looking not to make a reality. What do you think? Should they offer this one to the public? Or not?

V-MODA offers Personalized Crossfade LP Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on February 22nd, 2011

V-MODA is introducing a personalization program for their Crossfade LP over-ear headphones, for those who like to put their own mark on their gear. With Crossfade Customs, users can now choose their headphone color, metal plate color, and an engraved design with an 8-character message.

Think of all of the messages you could have with 8 characters. As Chip Chick points out, this is a great way for DJs to advertise during a gig. Great way to just rock your own style too. The design is already pretty cool.

Philips O’Neill Stretch Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on February 6th, 2011

Amazon has started selling the Philips O’Neill Stretch headphones, which promise to deliver the perfect combination of premium sound quality, superior durability, and style. The Stretch is an over-ear pair of headphones with a wetsuit-inspired super-stretch headband, which gives it durability and a great fit.

These headphones also feature tangle-free cabling, deluxe noise isolating super soft ear cushions and self-adjusting neoprene headband for extra comfort. They also pack in dynamic 40mm drivers for deep/dynamic bass. The Philips O’Neill Stretch headphones are $67.29.

Zumreed X2 Hybrid Headphones are also Speakers

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on February 1st, 2011

The X2 Hybrid Headphones look common enough, but look closer. They double as speakers. It allows you to switch back and forth between headphones or external speakers. If your ears get tired, just switch them. The outside of the earcups functions as the external speaker and the interior earcups function as a normal pair of headphones. Pretty neat design.

The drivers are 40mm and as speakers they output 0.5 watts. When used as a speaker they need to be charged and will operate for 4 hours on a 1 hour charge. They also come with a 3.5mm stereo gold plated plug and a 6.3mm stereo plug.

TDK TH-ST800 Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on January 31st, 2011

TDK has revealed there latest flagship headphones in the TDK TH-ST800. These are made from fine leather and pack in large 50 mm diameter driver units with powerful neodymium magnets. They produce an output power of 250mW x 2, a frequency response of 20-20.000Hz, a sensitivity at 1KHz for 111 +/- 3dB and an input impedance of 32 Ohms.

Other features include volume and mute controls on the right hand ear-cup and an LED music visualizer on the cable. They also have an integrated EQ controller so you can tune your sound directly from your headphone audio cable.

Panasonic RP-HX300 and RP-HX200 Overhead Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on January 16th, 2011

Panasonic is launching two new overhead headphones in Japan. They are called the RP-HX300 and RP-HX200. Both models feature a new colorful stylish design and are made to be super light for comfort.

The Panasonic RP-HX300 weighs just 99 grams and provides an impedance of 32-Ohm, a sensitivity of 116cB/mW and has a few 35mm driver units. The Panasonic RP-HX200 weighs 88 grams and comes with a pair of 30mm drive units. No info on pricing just yet though.

Empire Brands to launch 3D series headphones at CES 2011

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on January 2nd, 2011

Empire Brands will use CES to roll out its new 3D series line of headphones. The 3D series will be the flagship line of headphones under their Wicked Audio line-up, featuring raised and colorful artwork in a striking 3D effect. We have to admit, they look pretty stylish.

They also feature maximum noise isolation that will inhibit ambient noise to ensure the best audio quality. The adjustable headband and padded earcups will also guarantee a great listening experience.

Funko 501 Clone Trooper Fold-Up Headphones

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on December 22nd, 2010

Another day, another Star Wars themed gadget, This time it’s the Funko 501 Clone Trooper fold-up headphones, which are compatible with most MP3 players, iPods and PMPs. And of course they feature the head of a Clone Trooper.

We aren’t sure how durable these are, but these lightweight headphones also feature 40mm stereo sound speakers and a standard 3.5mm audio jack. They weigh in at just 9.6 ounces.

Monster’s TRON T3 In-Ear Headphones now available on Amazon

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on December 19th, 2010

Despite all of the bad reviews that the movie is getting, people seem to be buying all of the Tron merchandise. And now the Tron T3 in-ear headphones from Monster have finally landed on Amazon. These in-ear headphones are priced at just $49.99 and it looks like the headphones feature Monster’s flat cable / tangle-resistant design.

The T3 also features a circular brushed Tron logo and comes bundled with 3 pairs of sound-isolating ear-tips. These also feature “low mass, wide-bandwidth drivers for detailed gaming and movie effects.”

Fanny Wang Headphones with DuoJack Inline Splitter

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on December 12th, 2010

The Fanny Wang Headphone Co. is looking to compete with beats by dr. dre. These ultra premium headphones will launch later this month. Obviously they are fashionable but they also promise to deliver superior sound.

Fanny Wang Headphones will be compatible with iPods, iPhones and the iPad and each model includes a built-in DuoJack inline splitter, so your friends can share your listening experience. These headphones also feature 40mm titanium drivers and cushioned earcups. The Fanny Wang Headphones collapse for portability and feature a sturdy metal hinge. They will be available in bold red, ink black or crisp white for $149.95.

Sennheiser HD220 and CX310 by Adidas Originals

Posted in Headphones by Conner Flynn on December 6th, 2010

The latest collaboration between sports companies and tech manufacturers has Sennheiser and Adidas unleashing the HD220 headphones and the CX310 in-ear earphones. The HD220 is equipped with neodymium magnets, a closed supra-aural design and individually adjustable ear cups.

The CX310 comes with a variety of earpiece sizes to fit all ears and both sets are bundled with pouches for carrying them around and cost the same at $65. The style looks pretty cool for that price and they look comfortable.