Catering to an audience with elevated tastes in audio, the International Sound & Sights Exhibition returns for its 2012 iteration. Among the highlights, Yamaha and Pioneer flaunt their new AV receivers, JVC and Sony unveil renewed home theater projectors, while Beyerdynamic and Sennheiser showcase their new headphones.
The Ultimate Ears 600vi offers same features as the 600, plus an in-line microphone and controls. With other noise-isolating in-ear earphones out there, including models under the Ultimate Ears brand, how will this one stand out? Read on to see if our expectations were met.
With its open back design and hefty asking price, the Beyerdynamic T90 is a headphone designed for the audiophile. We put it through its paces to see if its performance will be able to satisfy the demands of even the most demanding of music lovers?
After a long week, IFA 2012 has come to an end. To conclude our coverage, here's a curated list of prominent announcements and our impressions of technologies that made the headlines at Europe's number one consumer electronics trade fair.
Yamaha has brought a treasure trove of products to IFA 2012, including new sound bars, desktop audio systems, and even a high-end CD player with a network-streaming client. Here are a few that caught our attention; fingers crossed that they will reach our shores soon.
Hunting for cool audio-visual deals at Comex 2012? Then be sure to check out our recommendations related to HDTVs, projectors, media players, and headsets before you head down to Suntec's Convention Center. Happy shopping!
Creative serves up a wireless headset and USB 'sound card' combo in the form of the Sound Blaster Recon3D Omega Wireless. With a focus on recreating 5.1-channel surround sound for accurate audio directionality, can this device actually help improve your gaming? We find out.
Employing aircraft-grade aluminium and 40mm mylar/titanium diaphragms is the Focal Spirit One, which is a lightweight closed-back circumaural headset that offers an in-line control pod with three buttons for controlling volume and playback. We find out if audiophiles will fancy this one.
Denon might have made their name based on top-end products such as AV receivers and amplifiers. But now, with their first ever launch event in Singapore, they are bringing consumer headphones and docking stations to the mass market.
Equipped with standard features a gaming headset would offer, like 40mm drivers and the expected 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response, the Shock One also comes with a bi-directional microphone. How will this seemingly average gaming gear deliver? We find out.