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Stax SRS-4170

Stax SRS-4170
alaScore 86

9 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Stax SRS-4170. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the comfort. The sound also gets good feedback, whereas there are some critical comments about the durability. There are some mixed views about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Stax SRS-4170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Stax SRS-4170 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Reviewers really like the sound, but there are some mixed comments about the price and comfort.


33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Stax SRS-4170 Wired Traditional Headphones

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Steven Stone (

Stax SRS-4170 Earspeaker System Reviewed


Stax has long been thought to be the headphone at the top. However, with the headphone revival of late, that might be in question. Steven Stone takes a look at the Stax SRS-4170 earspeaker system to see if the company is still on their game.

The SRS-4170 delivers superlative sound quality ; The earspeakers are extremely comfortable compared to other earspeakers in their class ; The SRM-006t amplifier thoughtfully has three separate inputs ; The overall fit and finish of these ear speakers...

The SRM-407 headband and attachment arms are somewhat fragile ; The cable length may be too long for some situations, yet too short for across-the-room amplifier placement ; The SRM-006t amplifier has only two "pro only" headphone outputs and cannot...

For a long time prior to the recent headphone revival, Stax was the headphone at the top of the heap. While dynamic full-range headphones have made dramatic leaps in sound quality (and price), if you are limited to headphone systems priced under...

Oct, 2013