AIAIAI headphones have been on the professional DJ and Production block for a few years now and they are a Danish based company with a great design and engineering team that pushes the envelope with their minimalistic approach to Professional Headphones. The TMA-1 DJ headphone is their professional DJ model headphone and this is the version we will focus on for this review. They are available in different colors, but we have a special Stones Throw Record Label limited edition set that comes with the Stones Throw record label brand logo embossed on each earcup.
The AIAIAI TMA-1 DJ headphones have been out on the market for about two years now. They were created by a group of DJ's for professional DJ use. The TMA-1 DJ headphones have become popular due to their durability, lightweight construction, and unique styling cues. Last week, the AIAIAI brand teamed up with the Stones Throw Record Label to bring us these special edition TMA-1 DJ headphones. We're going to complete the full HD-Video and written reviews shortly, but check out the unboxing and first impressions video to see what comes in the box.
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Audio-Technica has just announced a new line of M-Series headphones that will add different price and performance tiers to their existing and widely popular ATH-M50x headphones. The ATH-M20x are the entry level headphones that have 40mm drivers and will cost $69. The ATH-M30x adds better and louder sound at $99. The ATH-M40x adds slightly better drivers, a fold-hinge construction, and a removable cable for $139. The top performing ATH-M50x adds bigger bass booming 45mm drivers for $239.
We just reviewed two new Sennheiser headphones earlier this week with the Sennheiser HD-25 Aluminium headphones being the best bet for DJ's. Sennheiser has just announced a new lineup of three new DJ oriented headphones that is sure to please all DJ's across different performance needs and cost levels. Introducing the Sennheiser HD8 DJ, HD7 DJ, and HD6 MIX over the ear professional DJ and Studio headphones.
The Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear headphones sport a minimalistic design that is all business with a solid metal construction and top-tier materials used throughout. Although early on we realized that the Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear Headphones were not really suited for Professional DJ use, they do perform well with almost every other listening application or multimedia need due to great sound characteristics and a lightweight yet comfortable construction with soft Alcantara headband and earcups.
The Sennheiser HD 25 Aluminium headphones were created to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Sennheiser HD 25 headphone superiority in the DJ and Professional audio realm. The new HD 25 Aluminium edition headphones sport aluminum earcups for more durability and slightly better sound characteristics.
The Hercules Light Show DJ Headphones are nearly identical to the previously reviewed Hercules Pro M1001 headphones with the inclusion of internal lights on the outside of the ear cups that pulsate to the sound of the music. The lights are powered by an internal rechargeable battery which can be connected via USB to micro-USB cable when a refill is necessary. The Light Show headphones have a swivel and fold style design for the 50mm drivers that fit completely over-the-ears for good isolation.
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