The Beats by Dr. Dre headphone range includes all sorts of models ranging from over-the-ear active noise cancelling, to inner ear-buds that were created in conjunction with B-ball star Lebron James. The Beats headphone range as a whole has been given a bad rap amongst many DJ inner-circles, but here at DJbooth.net, we like to give all DJ gear a fair shake, no matter what name brand they come from. We’ve never reviewed any Beats headphones before, so we thought that the new DJ-inspired Mixr headphones would be the perfect place to start.
The DJ Pro headphones are the top-of-the-line cans from SMS Audio with their over-the-ear design, 40mm drivers, fold-able hinges, and comfortable leather with memory foam earpads. Even though they are advertised and designed for DJ’s, we’ll take a deeper dive in our video and written reviews to let you know how they truly hold up under pressure.
The Legendary guitar amp company Marshall revisits the drawing board for their headphone lineup and delivered a high quality headphone that is sure to please every day music enthusiasts as well as delivering on many features that DJ’s need. They’ve come up with their new premier model of headphones called the Marshall Monitor which sports a set of heavy-duty-metal folding hinges, over-the-ear 40mm driver design, and an additional headphone input port on both earcups to share the music with a friend. Check out my Full HD-Video and Written review after the jump.
The Vestax HMX-05 Headphones are the newest headphones released by the Vestax Pro DJ Division and are sure to be a hit with Vestax DJ controller and Mixer users who want a versatile headphone for their listening or DJ needs. The Vestax HMX-05 headphones are available in a Red/Black color scheme that looks perfect along side the Vestax PMC-05proIV mixer or their VCI-400 and VCI-380 DJ controllers. Let’s take a closer look to see if they’re a suitable DJ option for those in search of a new set of headphones for both the DJ booth and for daily listening. Review after the jump.
Urbanears has just come up with a new and exciting product called Slussen. The Slussen is a U-shaped mini-adapter that will allow users to connect the iphone to both external speakers and a set of headphones at the same time for a true DJ mixing experience all in the palm of your hand. Our very own resident DJ Kutmaster TeeOh puts it through its paces to see what it’s all about. Check out his full written review after the jump.
Sol Republic is a relatively new company with a nice line of headphones of a few various shapes and sizes to suit all sorts of listening styles and needs. The Sol Republic Master Tracks headphones are their new over-the-ear style of headphones that could possibly fit the bill for DJ’s needs based on its construction and replaceable parts offered in case anything ever does break. The purpose of this review is to test them out further to see if they can handle the abuse and needs of a Performing DJ. Check out the written and video reviews after the jump to see if they make the grade.
The Crossfade M-100 Professional DJ Headphones are the newly announced V-MODA creations that DJ’s and everyday listeners and smartphone users are sure to love. The 50mm dual-diaphragm drivers produce extremely accurate sound reproduction with superb isolation. The M-100’s also have a Metal steel-frame construction with metal CLIQFOLD hinges that allows them to fold and dual inputs to daisy-chain additional headphones for share-play. Check out the full HD-Video and written reviews after the jump.
Urbanears is a relatively new headphone company with a superb line of headphones of all shapes, colors, and sizes to suit all sorts of listening styles and needs. The Zinken headphones are the first True Professional DJ-style of headphones from Urbanears that are advertised as being able to take the rigors of the mobile DJ lifestyle, while also providing long-lasting comfort and style in the process. We’ll put the claims to the test in my HD-Video and written review inside.
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