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Jan 8, 2009

Audio-Technica Showcases Wide Range Of High-Performance Headphones At CES 2009

Audio-Technica ATH-CK1W

At CES 2009, Audio-Technica is exhibiting a wide variety of high-performance noise-cancelling headphones and in-ear, on-ear and over-ear models, including the company’s first-ever portable headphones lineup created especially for women…

Jan 7, 2009

JVC “Flats” Line Of Foldable Lightweight Headphones Available In iPod®-Similar Colors

JVC HA-S150

Portable music lovers who prefer a headband-style headphone can now choose an iPod®-matching color from the JVC Flats line of foldable lightweight headphones.

The JVC HA-S150 Flats are stylish, compact headphones with a slim metallic headband and sleek, soft ear pads that rest on the ear. The earpieces pivot so that the headphone can lie flat, making them ideal for listeners who want a lightweight, easily packable headphone, but who prefer a headband/on-the-ear style. A 30mm Neodymium driver in each earpiece allows the headphones to deliver clear, crisp sound. And the soft ear pads further enhance sound quality by providing a seal against ambient sound…

Jan 7, 2009

New iPod®-Comparable Colors For JVC Gumy And Marshmallow Headphones

JVC HA-F140A

JVC’s popular Gumy and Marshmallow headphones are now available in nine new colors, matching the colors of the latest generation of Apple iPod® music players.

The HA-FX34 Marshmallow in-ear headphones and the HA-F140 Gumy earbuds will be available in white (Gumy), silver (Marshmallow), black, blue, purple, green, yellow, orange, red and pink coordinating with the new expanded iPod nano™ and shuffle™ digital music players. Both styles also feature color-matching cords.

The HA-FX34 Marshmallow is designed for comfort, featuring super-soft inner-earpieces in two sizes for a snug fit that also reduces background noise…

Jan 7, 2009

Panasonic Reveals World’s First Zirconia In-ear Headphones For Audiophiles

The world’s first high fidelity in-ear headphones made of Zirconia, model RP-HJE900, will be introduced in the U.S. this Spring Panasonic announced today. Designed with the expertise of Technics sound engineers, these premium in-ear headphones are made with Zirconia to give audiophiles pure sound in a durable and stylish design.

A sound chamber made of Zirconia has less resonance than plastic or aluminum. As a result, the RP-HJE900 in-ear headphones deliver ultra-clear sound reproduction with virtually no distortion. In addition to realistic sound, the durability of Zirconia offers audiophiles a scratchproof, ultra-tough construction for a lifetime of use…

Jan 7, 2009

Panasonic Presents Premium In-ear Headphones

Demonstrating its commitment to playing a leading role in the development of quality performance headphones, Panasonic today announced the debut of the RP-HJE700 High-Fidelity In-Ear Headphones. Featuring Acoustic Precision Control, these new premium in-ear headphones are designed to provide optimum sound and comfort.

Acoustic Precision Control employs a triple virtual speaker system which uses three tuning gates to deliver fine tuning and rich bass response. The speakers are engineered with special ribbing on the driver cones to provide rigidity for purer sound and less resonance. The limb-mounted diaphragm enhances the cavity capacity to deliver a wider dynamic range…

Jan 7, 2009

JVC Launches New Canal-type Noise Canceling Headphones With Multi Noise-reduction System

JVC today announced a new addition to its line-up of canal-type noise canceling headphones. The JVC HA-NCX78 headphones use several noise-reduction technologies to not only reduce ambient noise but also cord friction noise, wind noise and electrical noise, while maintaining excellent user comfort and outstanding sound quality.

Superior noise canceling technology built into JVC HA-NCX78 headphones reduces ambient noise by up to 88 percent. This makes them a fine choice for enjoying music, and also for minimizing distraction by environmental noise in order to relax or concentrate more effectively…

Jan 7, 2009

New Ipod®-similar Colors For JVC Gumy Air Headphones

JVC HA-F240

JVC has updated its popular line of Gumy Air headphones, now offering colors to match the third generation iPod® Nano and Shuffle® digital music players. The JVC Gumy Air brings the comfort of a custom fit to affordable ear bud headphones through its use of a soft silicon rubber air cushion for the earpiece. And like JVC’s Gumy headphones, the JVC HA-F240 Gumy Air is available in a range of new colors that match the third generation iPod® Nano and Shuffle™ music players.

For clear, full sound the new JVC HA-F240 features a large 11mm neodymium driver unit that offers high power handling and sensitivity…

Dec 29, 2008

Audio-Technica Selected As The Official Headphone Supplier For The New Grammy Museum

Audio-Technica ATH-M30

Audio-Technica has been selected as the official headphone supplier for the recently-opened GRAMMY Museum(SM) in Los Angeles. More than 60 pairs of ATH-M30 Closed-back Dynamic Stereo Monitor Headphones have been selected for use in the museum’s exhibits because of their sonic accuracy, comfortable design, operational endurance and rugged construction.

The 30,000-square-foot facility celebrated its grand opening with a slate of activities December 3-6, 2008, the culmination of The Recording Academy®’s and the GRAMMY® Awards’ milestone 50th anniversary year. The museum is located within L.A…

Dec 16, 2008

Philips Tapster Bluetooth Stereo Headset SHB7110

Philips SHB7110

Move between music and incoming calls without missing a beat with the new Philips Tapster Bluetooth Stereo Headset. The Tapster headset allows you to wirelessly switch between phone calls and music with just one touch. The Angled Acoustics design adjusts the angle of the speaker tube to ensure precise sound and a comfortable fit for all ears. Three sizes of ultra-soft silicon give you a fit perfect for your active lifestyle.

The new Tapster also features FullSound™, a digital audio algorithm patented by Philips that refines audio output by performing 10 million operations per second to analyze and re-compute the music signal before it is sent to the speaker…

Dec 16, 2008

Philips Headband Headphones SHK1035

Philips SHK1035

With the new Philips Headband Headphones your kids can enjoy their favorite music, movies and video games comfortably and at a suitable volume. On-the-go or in the house, the SHK1035 headphones are designed specifically for children with an adjustable headband and foam ear pads. Built-in volume control helps regulate and reduce volume output.

The neodymium speaker drivers produce a strong magnetic field for better bass response and a pure balanced sound quality resulting in a more enjoyable listening experience for your child…