• Sony MDR-CD3000

    The Sony MDR-CD3000 are one of the most legendary headphones ever released, produced just after the MDR-R10 and coming with bio-cellulose diaphragms. Now vintage, at almost 30 years old, they are becoming rare…

  • Focal Clear

    The Clear is the middle-ground high-end model from Focal, sitting between the (now discontinued) Elear and the Utopia. It’s around $1500 new but it’s easy to find during good deals, for both the…

  • Denon D7200

    The Denon D7200 was released in 2016 as a successor to the very controversial D7100, coming back to the design and look of the original Denon D2000/D5000/D7000 line. But this time, the drivers…

  • Stax SR-303

    The SR-303 came out 20 years ago and was the mid-range Lambda model at the time, sitting between the SR-202 and SR-404. It (supposedly) uses the same drivers as the SR-404, but the…

  • Hifiman HE-4

    The Hifiman HE-4 was a middle-range model released in 2011. It was designed around a single-sided magnet configuration, as opposite to the bigger brothers HE-5 & HE-6. As a result, the HE-4 is…

  • Audeze LCD-4

    The LCD-4 is the current flagship from Audeze, retailing at $4000. It’s a very expensive and premium headphone, and is at the top of the LCD line, with the LCD-2, LCD-3, LCD-X and…

  • Sennheiser HE60

    The HE-60, or “Baby Orpheus”, was Sennheiser’s lower-end electrostatic model in the 90s. Little brother of the legendary and luxurious Orpheus / HE90. The HE-60 has been discontinued for over 15 years now.…

  • Sony MDR-CD1000

    The MDR-CD1000 are closed headphones released by Sony in 1991, and part of the same line as the famous CD3000. The CD1000 actually uses the same biocellulose drivers found in the CD3000. Same…

  • JVC Victor HP-DX1000

    The DX1000 was JVC’s flagship headphone released in 2005 and mostly famous in Japan, like its successors the DX700 and DX2000. All share the same drivers, pads and housing, with minor differences in…

  • Audeze Sine

    The Audeze Sine is a on-ear “portable” planar closed-back, and came out in 2016 but was quickly discontinued by Audeze in 2018 or 2019. It was original sold for $500 but the price…