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TECH AWARDS 2016 HEADPHONES

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V-Moda Crossfade M100


£249
Hype
Stylish design with new 3D ear-cup shields, good build quality and good sound.
Gripe
Unlike DJs, producers are unlikely to be fans of these headphones.
Summary
Bringing a fashion edge to the world of DJ headphones.
Tech Verdict
8/10

Sennheiser HD25 Plus


£145
Hype
DJing with the HD25 headphones is a great experience because the quality is so good.
Gripe
As they sit on your ear, they don’t block out all the surrounding external noise.
Summary
Sennheiser’s HD25s are really good headphones for any DJ or professional musician, with their high-quality sound delivery making them perfect for all genres of dance music. Their simple-but-cool design makes them a joy to wear.
Tech Verdict
8.6/10

Allen & Heath XONE XD2-53


£139
Hype
Great clarity — nice and loud — comfortable as well as being great value for money.
Gripe
The carry bag supplied with these headphones is a bit cheap and nasty.
Summary
Everything a DJ wants out of a headphone at even the biggest and largest gigs, and great value for money.
Tech Verdict
8/10

Pioneer HDJ-2000 MK2


£259
Hype
Great sound, memory foam ear pads and a hard-shell carry case.
Gripe
The HDJ-2000 MK2 come with a high price tag.
Summary
Pioneer's flagship headphones offer luxurious touches such as the memory foam ear pads and the hard shell case along with great build quality and top notch sound quality.
Tech Verdict
8.5/10

AIAIAI TMA2 Modular


From £95
Hype
Great build quality, completely customisable and repairable as well as sounding awesome.
Gripe
Replacing or swapping parts can start to add up.
Summary
AIAIAI have taken their ever so popular TMA2 headphone and made them completely customisable with over 360 possible combinations possible.
Tech Verdict
8.5/10

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