Pioneer DJ just announced the HRM-5 and HRM-6 studio monitor headphones here at Musikmesse 2016. Meant for music production monitoring, both headphones feature adjustable headbands, detachable cables, and swivel earcups with isolation thanks to their memory foam ear pads.
In today’s review we take a look at Samson’s new Z55 headphones, which are the top of the line model in its Z Series of cans. They’re offered as pro reference headphones for studio use, but I also wanted to know if they can perform multiple duties as both casual listening / production headphones as well as DJ cans.
Last year Blue Microphones released a headphone that included an onboard headphone amplifier called the Mo-Fi. It was a hit with enthusiasts and those who liked the extra punch the onboard amplifier added, but for straight up DJing it was more than what was necessary.
Numark just launched the new Red Wave Carbon headphones here at NAMM 2016. It sports a new carbon fibre look while maintaining the Numark Red Wave's features. We reviewed the original Numark Red Wave headphones a while back, and thought they offered good value.
Pioneer DJ unveiled a refresh of its flagship HDJ-2000 headphones earlier this year at NAMM 2015. Sporting a slightly updated look, the HDJ-2000mk2 also benefits from a bump in audio quality and an improved isolation chamber in the earcups. We've had the HDJ-2000mk2 for a few weeks, and we give our thoughts in this review...
DJs just starting out quickly realise that ideally they're going to want a certain type of headphone: Sturdy, foldable, offering good acoustic isolation, preferable with a removable cable, and... well, it has to be said, DJs do tend to prefer a certain "look". The RHP-15s from Reloop appear to tick all the boxes
Sennheiser's HD8 DJ headphones are the company's top-of-the-range DJ model, and while Sennheiser has a huge name for itself in general headphones, we've never actually reviewed any of the company's dedicated DJ models. Until now, that is. Read on for our Sennheiser HD8 DJ review...