Beyerdynamic's Amiron Wireless

I was very happy to finally get something for review from Beyerdynamic - I rarely review headphones from companies whose specific purpose is neutrality, particularly in the portable market. The Amiron Wireless is a classically utilitarian execution of Beyerdynamic’s house sound; the headphone is generally neutral, although the highs are somewhat bright, particularly in this closed context. However, for the mixer-on-the-go or the classical-music-fan or those that simply prefer uncolored sound, these are a very solid option.

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Campfire Audio's Polaris

Before I even received these headphones, I reached out to Caleb Rosenau, Campfire Audio’s Vice President, looking to get a little wider perspective into the acoustic and aesthetic design of these headphones. With everything that CA says in terms of marketing (e.g. their T.A.E.C. and Polarity Tuned Chamber), I wanted to have more detail into what those terms actually meant, in terms of both acoustics and physical design. Thankfully, Caleb was very open to this and with me, and I came out having learned a lot about Campfire Audio has done that makes their headphones so, evidently, unique.

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Fostex's TH-610

After reviewing their flagship, the TH-900 Mk II, Fostex followed up with another of their biodynamic closed-backs, this time the TH-610. It occupies a much lower price bracket, at around $600. With a very much different style, but a somewhat similar sound signature, I think that these could be a great deal at the price.

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