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Ultrasone Edition 8

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews of Ultrasone Edition 8. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the design and price are generally positive. The usability and portability also get good reviews.

sound, portability, usability, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Ultrasone Edition 8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Ultrasone Edition 8

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Ultrasone Edition 8 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Opinions about the comfort and durability are generally positive. The design and portability are also appreciated, but there are some negative reviews about the size and bass quality. Opinions are divided on the price.

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bass quality, size

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

Ultrasone Edition 8 review

 

We've reviewed a number of Ultrasone headphones over the years--everything from the iPod-inspired iCans to the luxurious HFI-2200s . But the new Edition 8s are, in so many ways, a very different Ultrasone. First, the Edition 8s have, according to...

Compact (for a full-size model), high-end over-the-ear headphones; excellent isolation from external noise; compatible with iPods and portable players; includes 13-foot extension cable and soft goatskin travel/storage bag; three-year warranty coverage.

Extremely steep price.

Ultrasone's Edition 8 headphones cost a mint, but they deliver stellar sound at home and--especially--with iPods.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Ken Rockwell (kenrockwell.com)

Ultrasone Edition 8 Review

 

Ultrasone warned me that I'd better be sure I had good recordings, because these headphones would uncover all the faults. Quite to the contrary, I'm astounded at how great everything sounds on the Ultrasone Edition 8. While the Stax Lambda Pro are so...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : S. Andrea Sundaram (ultraaudio.com)

Ultrasone Edition 8 Headphones

 

In the past decade, the ubiquity of the Apple iPod and other portable music players has dramatically increased the market for headphones. While the prices of these new offerings run the gamut from throwaway to four figures, most, in keeping with the...

The Ultrasone Edition 8s combine the traditional advantages of a sealed design -- superb isolation and extraordinary bass extension -- with the flat frequency response and articulation of the best open designs. They deliver an astounding level of...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Mike (headfonia.com)

Ultrasone Edition 8

 

High end and portability doesn't usually go together, but Ultrasone has made it happen with the Edition 8. I've always associated high end with big oversized set ups that include masive amplifiers with

The Edition 8 is for people who wants great hi-fi with no strings attached. While I personally love oversized amplifiers and top end sources to feed signal to my headphones, I can understand that other people doesn’t want to deal with the mess. There...

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Tom Martin (avguide.com)

PLAYBACK 23: Ultrasone Edition 8 Headphones

 

For those of you unfamiliar with Ultrasone, they are a German headphone company (as are Sennheiser and Beyerdynamic, with AKG hailing from nearby Austria). Founded in 1991, Ultrasone is focused exclusively on headphone design and manufacture (whereas...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Anthony Kennada (askmen.com)

Ultrasone Edition 8 S-Logic Headphones

 

Looking for high-end audio that fits on your head? These ear splitters are for you - if you can afford them.

Just as most automotive enthusiasts can appreciate quality German engineering, high-end audio consumers recognize Ultrasone as a superior headphone manufacturer. The company’s latest Edition 8 headphones are a stunning addition to its product line,...

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com.au)

Ultrasone Edition 8 review: Ultrasone Edition 8

 

Ultrasone Edition 8

Compact (for a full-size model), high-end over-the-ear headphones; excellent isolation from external noise; compatible with iPods and portable players; includes 13-foot extension cable and soft goatskin travel/storage bag; three-year warranty coverage.

Extremely steep price.

Ultrasone's Edition 8 headphones cost a mint, but they deliver stellar sound at home and--especially--with iPods.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.co.uk)

Ultrasone Edition 8 review

 

We've reviewed a number of Ultrasone headphones over the years--everything from the iPod-inspired iCans to the luxurious HFI-2200s . But the new Edition 8s are, in so many ways, a very different Ultrasone. First, the Edition 8s have, according to...

Compact (for a full-size model), high-end over-the-ear headphones; excellent isolation from external noise; compatible with iPods and portable players; includes 13-foot extension cable and soft goatskin travel/storage bag; three-year warranty coverage.

Extremely steep price.

Ultrasone's Edition 8 headphones cost a mint, but they deliver stellar sound at home and--especially--with iPods.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

Ultrasone Edition 8 S-Logic headphones

 

They're nice, but are they £1,100-nice?

Jan, 2010

Expert review by (channel5.com)

Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones

 

The Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones are closed back headphones featuring S-Logic Plus and natural surround sound ULE technology. They have a frequency range of 6-42,000Hz and weigh 260g. Ultrasone Edition 8 headphones is tagged with Ultrasone Edition 8...

Oct, 2009
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