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Hifiman HE500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Hifiman HE500. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the comfort and usability are overall positive. The sound and design are also appreciated, but many are negative about the portability.

price, design, sound, usability, comfort

portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Hifiman HE500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Hifiman HE500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Hifiman HE500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the mids quality and treble quality are generally positive. The sound and usability are also appreciated. There are some critical comments about the price. There are some mixed reviews about the comfort.

usability, sound, treble quality, mids quality

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HiFiMAN HE-500 Open Back Orthodynamic Planar Magnetic Sensitivity Headphones

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HiFiMan HE-500 Over-the-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones and EF-5 Headphone Amplifier

 

Although I use earbuds almost daily, it was about time I caught up on headphones, and the HiFiMAN HE-500 was a great re-introduction to the world of over-the-ear headphones. It gave me wonderful clarity, detail, and neutrality, with nary a hint of...

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HiFiMAN HE-500 Planar Magnetic Headphones (Playback 47)

 

for a while, you will know that we hold HiFiMAN planar magnetic headphones in pretty high regard. No manufacturer is perfect, but HiFiMAN has managed to impress in its short time on the scene (or maybe because of it, since they seem to be trying very...

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Head-Direct HiFiMAN HE-500 Headphones

 

The recent success of HiFiMAN is definitely deserved. Not only are they pushing the upper limits for the level of sound quality achievable with a set of headphones, they are also largely responsible for the revival of the old yet obviously interesting...

Performance, Comfortable, Excellent build quality, Price / Performance ratio, Old fashioned yet stylish look

Expensive, Amplifier required, Looks might not appeal to all, Not that portable after all, Way too heavy cable, Pad issue (they are being reworked, an update will be made once they arrive)

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Best Cans for the Money

 

These phones require a highend, powerful headphone amp. Don't skimp if you want the best sound from these cans. They run fine on my Marantz 7007 AV receiver, and through my Asus Maximus V Formula motherboard. Both have powerful headphone outputs.

Planar Magnetic. Easily the best sounding cans I've ever heard. Simply outstanding. 7.1 surround imaging is superlative, bass is mindbowu=ing, mids sing, highs crystal clear. Nothing is muddy or lost with these phones. Please read reviews and...

Only complaint is would have liked to see a mini jack adapter included, but purchased a Cardas adapter for under $20