Headphones - Reviews

Monster iSport Victory in-ear headphones

Next month, Monster will make available its range of iSport in-ear headphones, touted as "the athlete’s headphones". We road-tested the iSport Victory series, which have a useful design that hooks the headphones on the front inside rather than over t...

Review: Tt eSPORTS Shock

Thermaltake’s latest foray into gaming peripherals is arriving on New Zealand shores, and the Tt eSports Shock shows that the company is committed to high-end, high quality gear. The headset is corded, and connects to your PC via the 3.5mm aud...

Klipsch Image S4A II headphones

The Klipsch Image S4A II in-ear headphones have a patented design that is supposed to make them more comfortable to wear and easier to fit than many other in-ear designs on the market. Instead of being round, the silicone tips that are attached to th...

Denon AH-D600 Music Maniac headphones

The Denon AH-D600 fits into the upper-middle of the company’s range of Music Maniac headphones, targeted at serious music listeners who value uncompromised audio quality over anything else.

Review: Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D RAGE

Creative’s Sound Blaster Tactic3D RAGE Wireless headset has almost as many appealing features as it does words in its name. Just about everything a gamer could want is there – wireless functionality, digital surround sound, high build qu...

Review: Rapoo H8020

Rapoo’s HS8020 is a wireless USB-connected headset for PC and Mac. The USB connection means it won’t work with devices such as smartphones, tablets, MP3 players or game consoles – this is a computer-only piece of hardware.

Review: Tritton AX 720

For PC gamers, there is a plethora of high-quality headsets available on the New Zealand market. Sennheiser, Razer, and Logitech all have products that offer fantastic sound quality and comfort for your PC gaming needs. Console gamers, on the other ...

Review: Sennheiser RS 220

Sennheiser’s RS 220 are a pair of digital wireless headphones that aim to deliver sound quality “very close to the audiophile ideal”. In line with that aim, they retail at a premium $850: more than many people spend on PCs or music...

Philips The Snug

In terms of style, Philips’ ‘The Snug’ headset is about as different from The Stretch as it can get. While they’re both closed sets of headphones, The Snug’s ear cups are smaller, and they look a whole lot cooler. The S...

Turtle Beach Ear Force Z6A

Turtle Beach’s ‘Earforce’ Z6A headset adds 5.1 channel surround sound to your gaming experience, without the need for a cumbersome speaker system.

Philips The Stretch

Philips’ ‘The Stretch’ headphones are not the most beautifully designed over-ear headphones on the market. The grey and white design is dull, the plastic appears cheap, and the headset creaks every time the cups tilt. At first glan...

Sennheiser PC 360 gaming headset

The PC 360 is a seriously high-end gaming headset, with a fold-up microphone and large, comfortable ear cups that don’t clamp around the top of your jaw or above the ears. The design is minimalist in all black, and the build is typical of Senn...

Logitech G930

Don’t like being chained to your computer? Yeah, I don’t either. Fortunately, I managed to use Logitech’s G930 gaming headset from the opposite side of the room to my test PC, and even through walls. The G930 is easy to set up &#82...

Razer Carcharias

Razer has built itself quite a reputation based on its gaming gear, and for the price, the Carcharias is not bad quality at all. It’s a sturdy headset, with a flip-down microphone that doesn’t seem easily breakable, and big, soft ear cup...

Creative SoundBlaster Tactic3D Sigma

In March’s PC World we reviewed Creative’s Draco HS-850 gaming headset. In April's issue we have a higher-end model: the SoundBlaster Tactic3D Sigma. Both headsets are closed, have detachable noise-cancelling microphones and are black wi...

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