• Hifiman Edition X V2

    Hifiman Edition X V2

    The Edition X V2 is a revised version of the original Edition X, released in 2015 alongside the original HE-1000. It shares the same oval “eggshape” structure as the bigger brother, with tall…

  • 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…

  • Hifiman Arya

    The Hifiman Arya was released at the end of 2018 and is basically a HE-1000 with cheaper build (plastic, lower quality headband) but very similar drivers. Price is almost cut by half compared…

  • Hifiman HE-560

    The HE-560 came out in 2014 as a replacement to the loved HE-500. It was featuring a new lighter chassis (shared with the HE400i/s, and later the Edition X / Arya models) and…

  • Hifiman Sundara

    The Sundara came out last year as a replacement for both HE400i and HE560. Originally priced at $500, retail price was reduced to $350, which is quite competitive for a planar. The build…

  • Hifiman HE-1000 (v1)

    The HE-1000 was Hifiman new flagship launched in 2015, succeeding to the famous HE-6. The price increase was quite huge, going from $1300 to $3000. The HE-1000 is the first Hifiman designed with…

  • Hifiman HE-6

    Former Hifiman’s flagship, successor of the HE5/HE5LE. Major difference with those is the use of gold traces on the diaphragm and a stronger magnet. The HE6 is very hard to drive, with a…

  • Hifiman HE-5LE

    The HE5LE was a response to people finding the original HE5 too bright and “thin” sounding. It’s a bit heavy but comfort is better than some heavier planars such as the LCDs, HE500…

  • Hifiman HE-400i

    The HE400i was a mid-range open-back can produced by Hifiman as a successor to the original HE400 and HE400S (though both S and i models were sold at the same time). It has…

  • Hifiman HE-500

    The HE500 is a planar headphone made by Hifiman that got discontinued a few years ago. It was meant as a baby HE6, their power-hungry flagship at that time, and even named HE6-P…