Drop took the Koss GMR-540-ISO gaming headset and made it lighter and more affordable. The GMR-54X-ISO features the same audiophile-grade 3D sound as the 540. It also has a detachable cable with inline mic, while the detachable boom mic has a new mute and volume switch.
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Drop and Beyerdynamic modified the beloved DT 1770 studio headphones to have 32 ohm 45mm Tesla drivers. So you can use these studio-quality headphones without need for an external amp. They provide a powerful and balanced sound, and their price doesn’t hurt too.
These over-the-ear Bluetooth headphones help isolate your ears from unwanted outside sounds. They offer touch-based controls, automatically pause music when removed, and can be set to pass through ambient sounds. Save 32% in The Awesomer Shop.
Bose’s Frames are sunglasses that have miniature speakers in their temples, directing sound into their wearer’s ears. You can also use them to take calls and call up voice assistants. Bose will also plans to release an app which delivers contextual audio based on location.
With retro looks, modern sound, and a bargain price tag, these lightweight, over-the-ear headphones offer smooth and clean sounds with a wide soundstage. If you prefer something a little less ’80s, they come in a toned-down gray, and a mod white and blue combo.
The ATH-M50xBT is the Bluetooth variant of Audio-Technica’s popular and affordable M50x studio monitors. The headphones feature touch controls and buttons for playback and activating Siri or Google Assistant, and also has a built-in mic. It lasts up to 40 hours per charge.
These in-ear noise-cancelling headphones do a neat trick. They have built in microphones to record binaural sound, capturing immersive audio at concerts and other places where you want to replicate the experience of being there (when played back on headphones.) Demo here.
If you’ve never listened to a pair of electrostatic headphones, you’re missing out. They offer the most authentic, open, and warm sounds. Koss and Massdrop teamed up to offer a new edition of the audiophile classic ESP/950 for an amazing price. Drops 9/17/18 at 6am PT.
The ATH-CKR7TW are Audio Technica’s first truly wireless in-ear headphones. True to the brand, they didn’t skimp on audio quality. The 11mm drivers are constructed with materials that reduce distortion, and it has a built-in DAC and amp to ensure depth and clarity.