Sunday, March 26, 2017
Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Here at Major Hifi, we LOVE headphones and music in general.  So throughout our adventures in testing headphones, we invariably come across certain models that demand attention.  Our staff picks pertain to headphones that we believe perform above-and-beyond the rest, whether it's due to the price, your music tastes, or the technology involved.

JBL E25BT 2017 Best Wireless Earbuds

2017 Best Wireless Earbuds Under $100

Times are tough and we are all strapped for cash. Or maybe you are frugal or a cheap skate - whatever the case may be wireless earbuds are in demand now...
iFi iOne Bluetooth DAC

New Release iFi iOne Bluetooth DAC

iFi has got an awesome new release for beginners and seasoned audiophiles looking for high resolution sound, but use a wireless set-up. Look no more! Welcome iFi iOne Bluetooth DAC. New Release...
focal headphones Best Headphones 2016

The Best Headphones 2016 Edition

It's been a hell of a year for tech. So let's take a look back at some of the latest and greatest  headphones to make a name for themselves in 2016....
IFI Micro iDSD Black Label DAC Review

IFI Micro iDSD Black Label DAC Review

It's been a while since I've gotten some time to putz around with a high end DAC, but today is different.  Finally, the IFI Micro iDSD DAC has landed in my...
Sennheiser PXC 480 Review

Sennheiser PXC 480 Review

Some time has passed since Sennheiser released a high-end noise cancelling headphone.  Sure, we had the Momentum 2.0 , but the Momentum 2.0 was also a lifestyle headphone - with as...
Beyerdynamic Xelento Hi-Res In-Ear Monitors

New Release: Beyerdynamic Xelento Hi-Res In-Ear Monitors

Beyerdynamic has just announced an exciting new addition to their line of hi-res headphones, but in a smaller, more compact form. Meet Beyerdynamic Xelento Hi-Res in-ear monitors. New Release: Beyerdynamic Xelento Hi-Res...
How Do Noise Cancelling Headphones Work Bose QuietComfort 25

How Do Noise Cancelling Headphones Work?

With the need to tune out your chatty office mate or snoring neighbor on a 6 hour airplane ride, you've decided its time for a solution. You've heard of magical headsets...
Koss ESP 950 Review

Koss ESP 950 Review

One of the designs we've conspicuously avoided reviewing here at MajorHifi, electrostatic headphones have a reputation for quality and lack of portability.  But as we've seen our audience grow from casual...
Dunu DN-2002 Review

Dunu DN-2002 Review

Here at MajorHifi, we like to believe that there is an audience for just about any headphone.  I'll admit that some headphones we've come across have been complete duds, and even...
Koss UR42i Review

Koss UR42i Review

You could easily dismiss the Koss UR42i as yet another budget-minded Koss headphone.  At $49, it's nowhere near expensive.  But the sound and build of this nifty little headphone truly set it apart...
What is IP67, IP68 Rating Explained

What is IP67, IP68 Rating Explained

How many times have you looked at the specifications of your sports-based earbuds (or other consumer electronics) and wondered what waterproof and sweat resistant meant? And what about that number rating?...
Sennheiser GSP 300 Review

Sennheiser GSP 300 Review

Back in August we put out some literature on the release of the GSP 300, Sennheiser's newest gaming headset.  Rocking a closed back design and boom mic, this gaming headset advertises...