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Jan 8, 2013

Maxell Launches SL-1, SL-DJ and SL-HB Studio Headphones

Maxell SL-1

Maxell today announced the launch of its new line of studio series headphones at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.

The Studio Line of headphones was created specifically with the music aficionado in mind. Offering three distinct specialty headphones, from wireless to heavy bass focused products, the Studio line provides the perfect alternative to the one size fits all approach.

“We wanted to address all of the specific needs of the listener and realized that we needed to compromise too much in one product…

Jan 8, 2013

Maxell Radiator Earphones

Maxell Radiator

Maxell today announced the launch of its new and exclusive Radiator earphones at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.

The Maxell Radiator premium earphones, a breakthrough in audio technology, utilize exclusive Active Driver + Passive Radiator technology that provides a fully immersive auditory experience by offering deep, rich bass sound along with incredible clarity. An inline MIC allows phone calls to be received with that same sound clarity.

The precise, active driver provides enriched bass sound, while the passive radiator traps sound that would normally be lost, working as a virtual speaker…

Jan 8, 2013

Maxell Presents Noise Redux NC-V Noise Cancellation Headphones

Maxell Noise Redux NC-V

Maxell today announces the launch of the latest addition to their Noise Cancellation Headphone lineup - the premium Noise Redux NC-V headphones.

The NC-V headphones offers two unique and distinct features: noise cancellation or sound amplification. The built-in noise cancelling system reduces up to 85% of outside interference, providing unparalleled respite from outside noises. As an added feature, the NC-V also features and optional amplification setting that enhances the 40mm speaker’s bass and audio output…

Jan 8, 2013

Maxell Announces BA-1 Balanced Armature Earphones

Maxell BA-1

Maxell today announced the launch of its new Balanced Armature (BA) Dual Driver Earphones at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.

Continuing its commitment to sound quality, Maxell has introduced Balanced Armature earphones that deliver premium sound quality with enhanced bass and treble, providing high-definition audio reproduction with extreme detail and precision.

“Consumers should not have to choose between sound quality and the convenience and portability of earphones…

Jan 8, 2013

Audio-Technica Expands Its QuietPoint Noise-Cancelling Headphones Lineup

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC29

At CES 2013 Audio-Technica is expanding its QuietPoint active noise-cancelling (ANC) headphones lineup with the introduction of its ATH-ANC29 over-ear and ATH-ANC33iS in-ear headphones with communications capabilities. Both models join the company’s current ANC offerings including the top-of-the-line ATH-ANC9, which has won a CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award.

The ATH-ANC29 (SRP: US$99.95) is a stylish new addition to the QuietPoint family. It features redesigned earcups and a bold Audio-Technica logo for a sleek, contemporary look, and a restyled headband with extra padding for a snug yet totally comfortable fit…

Jan 8, 2013

Onkyo Enters The Headphone Market With ES-HF300 and ES-FC300 Headphones

Onkyo ES-HF300

Onkyo, the manufacturer of home theater and hi-fi components, has entered a new product category with the introduction of headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show, which opened here today. The company has focused its vast engineering talent on producing a range of headphones that offer users an authentic hi-fi experience on the go.

As smartphone sales continue to skyrocket, interest in headphones is at an all-time high. Onkyo aims to introduce this generation of listeners to component-quality sound with headphones they can comfortably take on the road…

Jan 8, 2013

JVC Demonstrates Industry-First Headphone Technologies

JVC HA-FXZ200

JVC today announced the development of two new inner-ear headphones that incorporate an industry-first in headphone technology. The HA-FXZ200 and HA-FXZ100 feature newly designed Triple Dynamic Driver System that accurately reproduces natural deep bass tones and high-resolution mid and high frequencies. The system combines a mid-range and tweeter speaker unit with Micro Tube Duct Woofer, designed using the Kelton method for attaining superior reproduction of deep bass tones in speakers. This marks the first time in the industry that this method has been adopted with inner ear headphones. *…

Jan 7, 2013

Panasonic Presents RP-BTGS10 Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones

Panasonic RP-BTGS10

Panasonic today announced the Panasonic RP-BTGS10 Bone Conduction Headphone model for the 2013 line-up of headphone products. This unique, wireless headphone model provides sound transmission via bone conduction, freeing up a user’s ears for other important sounds and are wireless to ensure they don’t interfere with active users’ activities.

To provide sound transmission, the Panasonic RP-BTGS10 headphones sit directly in front of a user’s ear canal, instead of inside or over the ear canal, where vibrations move through the bone directly into the auditory nerve, producing crystal clear sound…

Jan 7, 2013

Audio-Technica Announces SonicSport Fitness-Oriented Headphones

Audio-Technica ATH-CP700

At CES Audio-Technica announced the introduction of its SonicSport headphones, designed for jogging, sports and active use. The three SonicSport models include the back cord-style ATH-CP700 with microphone and controls for iPhone, iPad and iPod, the C-tip-design ATH-CKP500, and the ear hook style ATH-CKP200. All models have an IPX5-certified waterproof rating and are sweat-proof and washable.

“Our new SonicSport models all offer comfort, outstanding sound quality, durability and value,” said Crystal Griffith, Audio-Technica Consumer Marketing Manager. “They’re available in a variety of colors and styles to suit any work-out enthusiast’s headphone preference…

Jan 7, 2013

Audio-Technica Presents Core Bass ATH-COR150 and Clear ATH-CLR100 In-Ear Headphones

Audio-Technica ATH-COR150

At CES 2013 Audio-Technica is redefining value in portable headphones with the introduction of its Core Bass ATH-COR150 and Clear ATH-CLR100 in-ear headphones. Both models bring superior sound quality to extremely attractive price points with Core Bass at US$19.95 and Clear at US$14.95 SRP.

“We’ve always given customers great value in every headphones category we offer, from portable and noise-cancelling to high-end audiophile models,” said Crystal Griffith, Audio-Technica Consumer Marketing Manager…