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Stereo Exchange has the largest selection of headphones in New York City. Experience multiple combinations of headphones and headphone gear.

 


Aëdle

Aedle VK-1 Headphones | Stereo Exchange

VK-1 Headphones

Price: $499.00

Beautiful, comfortable headphones that sound and look great. Hand-assembled in France, the VK-1 could easily be one of the best headphones ever made in its class.


Astell&Kern

Astell and Kern AK100 IIAK100 II

Price: $899.00

With its 3.31″ AMOLED screen, balanced output, and Wi-Fi MSQ streaming, the Astell&Kern AK100 II is an awesome portable music player with powerful audio playback. It even doubles as a USB DAC! The AK100 II has 64GB of internal memory, but is expandable up to 192GB using a microSD card.


Astell and Kern AK120 IIAK120 II

Price: $1,699.00

The AK120 II is one of the finest portable music players we’ve ever seen. Akin to the AK100 II, the AK120 II boasts 64GB of built-in memory, but also features a CS4398 Dual DAC and A-amp, creating something truly magical when combined with your favorite headphones. The AK120 II is something you really have to hear for yourself.


AK240 | Stereo ExchangeAK240

Price: $2,499.00

Classy, powerful, and the finest device for enjoying your music while you’re on the go. With native DSD playback, 256GB built-in storage, and incredibly balanced sound, once you’ve heard the AK240, there’s no going back.

Hear it for yourself, and find out just how far portable digital audio players have come.


AK500N

Price: $12,000.00

The AK500N is the first desktop network audio player from Astell&Kern that truly combines advanced digital technology with analog sound. The AK500N is the culmination of the experience and know-how accumulated from work on the AK series including the AK240. One-click CD-ripping and perfect noise isolation through battery-only operation. PCM to DSD conversion faithful to the original sound and excellent compatibility with a wide range of devices. Easy DLNA-based networking and high-reliability SSD.


 

Audeze

Audeze-LCD2-Rosewood-Leather-hanging-600x600LCD2

Price: $1,145.00

The Audeze LCD-2 is a state-of-the-art planar magnetic headphone with every component engineered with one goal in mind: to recreate sound precisely as the artist intended. The LCD-2 uses a thin-film diaphragm housed between a push-pull magnetic structure producing incredibly accurate and detailed sound.


Audeze-LCD3-Zebrawood-Leather-Hanging-02-600x600LCD3

Price: $1,945.00

The LCD-3 has astonishingly dynamic enveloping sound with powerful bass, an attractive, inviting midrange and open extended highs. Our research and development team took the popular LCD-2 headphones and created the Audeze LCD-3 with a thinner planar magnetic diaphragm controlled by an even more efficient magnetic structure. he ear cups of the LCD-3 are made from precision-crafted hand-selected Zebrano wood with sloped ear pads of either premium lambskin leather or a leather-free microsuede. The ear pads are designed with specially-crafted foam offering the best firmness and acoustical balance.


LCD-X-AABK-SeatedL_LSLCDX

Price: $1,699.00

The reference-level LCD-X is an exciting addition to the LCD planar magnetic headphone collection. The LCD-X features a newly-developed and processed transducer made of a thinner and lighter alternative material with new Fazor technology. The LCD-X transducer is specifically designed to work with a wide variety of driving sources. From portable players to studio use, the LCD-X provides high volume without a headphone amplifier even though all LCD-series products benefit from a high-quality amp.


LCD-XC-AABK-SeatedL_SLCDXC (Closed)

Price: $1,799.00

Now featuring exclusive Fazor technology, Stereo Exchange is proud to present the XC, a fully-enclosed headphone with classic Audeze-quality sound for a more exclusive experience in noisy environments. The Fazor audio driver coupled the LCD-XC closed-back design, which does not allow much sound to leak into the surrounding environment, is the perfect equation for the ultimate listening experience. From the butter-soft leather, to the gorgeous wood earcups, they exude luxury in a way most headphones don’t.


 

el8Audeze EL-8

Price: $699.00

The closed-back EL-8 offers all the benefits of the open-back EL-8 — flexible, lightweight and loaded with new technology — while isolating the listener and reducing ambient noise as no sound escapes the earcups.


AudioQuest

DragonFly Black & DragonFly Red 

Price: $199.00

While the original DragonFly defined the market for micro-DACs, its USB power draw made it compatible with computers only. Music lovers have craved a more portable version—one that could be reliably used with Apple and Android smartphones and tablets.

Convenience and performance are no longer mutually exclusive. With DragonFly Black and Red, any computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone can be used as a true high-fidelity music player, allowing music lovers to enjoy beautiful sound wherever they go, whenever they please.


AUDIOQUEST NIGHTHAWKNightHawk

Price: $599.00

AudioQuest’s first headphone is a full-bore assault on both the state of the headphone art and on the limits to which quality, innovation, and sustainability can be achieved at an affordable cost ($599). Stereophile’s Herb Reichert describes NightHawk as having “a bare-feet-on-black-soil naturalness that makes most other ’phones sound mechanical.”


AURALiC

Auralic Vega DACVEGA DAC

Price: $3,499.00

Supporting all high-resolution music formats, the AURALiC VEGA is more than just a DAC – it’s a means of getting more from your headphones without making sacrifices. Using the VEGA’s Flexible Filter Mode, you’ll be able to enjoy six unique modes that are designed to optimize playback for nearly any music genre or file format.

A+ Rating from Stereophile Magazine


Auralic Taurus MKIIAURALiC TAURUS MKII

Price: $1,899.00

Is it a powerful headphone amplifier, or perhaps something more? Either way, we absolutely love the AURALiC TAURUS. Built to match the sound performance of the world’s best headphones, you’ll enjoy smooth sound and crystal-clear quality when you play your music through this elegant headphone amplifier.


Aries Streamer

Price: $1,599.00aries

The ARIES serves as a “bridge” between music files on network storage or high quality online streaming services and the consumers’ DAC — enabling DACs for the first time to stream high-resolution music quickly and wirelessly in virtually any sampling rate, including DSD, Double-Rate DSD and DXD.


Bel Canto

DAC 1.7 Digital to Analog Convertor

Price: $1,495.00belcanto17

The Bel Canto Dual-Differential DAC1.7 Control Center features an outstanding 122dB dynamic range and our proprietary low noise digital to analog convertor core. Including five 24/192 digital inputs and one 24/92 USB input, the DAC1.7 integrates and controls all of your digital audio sources.


DAC 2.7 Digital to Analog Convertor

Price: $2,995.00belcanto27

Incredible audio performance, features, and flexibility, the DAC2.7 is musically open, detailed, and natural sounding.


Beyerdynamic

beyerdynamic-custom.one.pro-kopfhoerer-1Custom One Pro

Price: $299.00

The Custom One Pro is in all ways a professional headphone for both studio and home applications — with the special feature of this headphone being the changeable sound which can be selected in four stages from an analytical sound to a rich, full bass via the “CUSTOM Sound Slider” bass reflex vents at the housing shells.


Beyerdynamic T51i Headphones | Stereo ExchangeT 51 i

Price: $299.00

Designed to be an audiophile-grade headphone for the avid Apple user, the Beyerdynamic T 51 i includes a built-in, Apple-certified smartphone remote and mic. With a compact design, the T 51 i is built for crystal-clear audio performance in a package that looks and feels great.


dt880DT880 (32, 250, 600 ohms)

Price: $399.00

If anything of the legendary DT 880 could have been improved, it has been realised with this version. This top headphone combines the strengths of open and closed headphones. The complete sound spectrum is reproduced in detail from the deepest sub bass to the highest highs.


dt990DT990 (32, 250, 600 ohms)

Price: $429.00

The new sophisticated DT 990 is a headphone for enthusiasts and will satisfy you with a perfect sound and comfort. The use of high-quality material and the distinctive design underline the standard of a high end model. The headphone is still handcrafted in Germany warranting a high quality.


beyerdynamic-t90-kopfhoerer-3T 90

Price: $649.00

Only headphones of this kind can bring across the feeling of closeness and transparency — nothing stands between sound enthusiasts and their music. The perfect music experience is in undisturbed surroundings. With the T 90 being tuned to spontaneous listening enjoyment, the music fan can immediately immerse himself in the sound. The T 90 combines the neutral analytic sound of the Tesla transducer with a full, warm timbre and a joy of playing that brings pleasure with it from the very first note.


t1_persviewT 1

Price: $1399.00

The name T 1 comes from the completely redesigned transducers, which achieve values of over one Tesla (a unit of measurement for magnetic flux density). This exciting technology provides the listener with almost double as much volume as traditional headphones. The increased efficiency also leaves the T 1 with greater power reserves for dynamic, undistorted sound and nearly lossless conversion of electric signals into sound waves. The extremely lightweight 600 Ohm voice coil provides transparency and perfect impulse fidelity.


beyerdynamic-t5p-headphoneT 5 p

Price: $1399.00

The T 5 p is the first high-end Beyer Dynamic mobile headphone. The Tesla technology, unique to the Beyerdynamiac headphone line, has made this experience possible.

The mobile audiophile headphone can be connected anywhere, at all times and even to low-power, portable devices. Its special technology ensures enjoyment of the detail-rich sound. The accessories supplied with the headphone meet the needs of sophisticated mobile hi-fi users. The extension cable provided, for example, helps the T 5 p also connect to fixed devices, such as the home stereo to achieve impressive sound experiences. Wherever you are, your T 5 p enables you to quickly enter your own world of sound and forget everything else around you for a few moments.


Bowers & Wilkins

bw-p3-blueP3

Price: $199.00

P3 combines pristine audio performance with maximum wearability. These slimline headphones fit lightly and snugly on your head, and fold up to stow away in your pocket or their own hard-shell carry case. And they produce a remarkably natural, detailed sound on the move, thanks to some major technological innovations that reduce distortion to a minimum.


Bowers and Wilkins P5 | Stereo ExchangeP5

Price: $299.00

Behind P5’s natural sound lies advanced headphone technology, keeping your music sounding rich, pure and incredibly detailed.


P7-Product-ImageP7

Price: $399.00

With P7, everything is designed to allow you to lose yourself in music. Bass is tight, vocals are precisely defined, and there’s a wonderful sense of space, balance and clarity across the whole frequency range. At the same time, the over-ear design and snugly-fitting ear pads ensure you become completely immersed in your listening. Because when you’re hearing sound this good, you don’t want anything to interrupt your enjoyment.


Chord Electronics

hugoChord Hugo

Price: $2,499.00

The Chord Hugo is a reference level Headphone Amp/preamp/DAC that is equally comfortable on the road as it is at home. The Hugo (as in “You Go” get it?) features custom built D/A converters wrapped in a aircraft grade aluminum body.


FOCAL

spirit-professionalSpirit Professional

Price: $349.00

The highly accurate reproduction of bass frequencies will reveal the smallest defects in the mix, while avoiding acoustic constraints of the workspace. Spirit Professional offers excellent acoustic insulation to address the constraints of the often noisy environments specific to Broadcasting and Home Studios.


Fosgate

Fosgate_Signature_Photo_MainSignature Tube Headphone Amplifier

Price: $1,500.00

Following up the enormous success of the Fosgate Signature Phono Preamp, Jim Fosgate turns his considerable talent towards headphone amplification. The Signature Headphone Amplifier is the culmination of almost two decades of research and listening. Combining a tube input stage with a wideband solid-state output, the Fosgate Signature Headphone Amp drives a broad range of headphones, delivering the rich full-bodied sound which is the hallmark of Fosgate designs.

“A new high in high-end headphone amplifier design.”
– Steve Guttenberg, CNet.com


Grado Labs

grado-sr60iSR60e

Price: $79.00

The new SR60e has an upgraded driver design, and they have enlarged and improved the mass distribution in the plastic housing. The way the SR60e’s new driver and plastic housing move air and react to sound vibrations are now less affected by transient distortions. With the SR60e you will notice improved control of the upper and lower range of the frequency spectrum with both better supporting Grado’s world renowned midrange. And The SR60e will produce a sound that is pure Grado, warm harmonic color, rich full bodied vocals, excellent dynamics and an ultra-smooth top end.


grado sr80iSR80e

Price: $99.00

The Grado SR80e headphone delivers more powerful sound and a unique design. They operate on a vented diaphragm design that incorporates a large air chamber, for a lower frequency resonance (distortion) & extended bass response. The 4 conductor connecting cable and larger ear cushions give a more open stage, for better bass resonance. If you strive for the very best listening experience, then Grado is the way to go.


grado sr125iSR125e

Price: $150.00

The Grado SR125e’s price places it in the middle of the Prestige Series. Its earpieces contain dynamic transducers whose voice coils are wound with ultra-high-purity long-crystal (UHPLC) oxygen-free copper wire. Grado says the use of UHPLC copper minimizes coloration and produces the finest sound quality. The transducers are of the open-air type, with light foam earcushions that rest comfortably on the wearer’s ears but provide little isolation from ambient sound.


grado-sr225SR225e

Price: $200.00

Features are the same as the SR125e, new driver, cable and housing designs, but this headphone has an increased rear air flow, utilizes Grado’s larger ear cushion and has closer matched drivers. Air flow is increased by 50% which is achieved through an improved rear metal screen. The use of closer matched drivers and the larger cushions results in an enlarged soundstage, while the improved rear screen frees the headphone from colorations.


Grado sr 325isSR325e

Price: $295.00

The new SR325e has an upgraded driver and cable design. The way the SR325e driver, cable and metal housing move air and react to sound vibrations are now less affected by transient distortions. With the new 8 conductor cable design you will notice improved control and stability of the upper and lower range of the frequency spectrum with both better supporting Grado’s world renowned midrange. The SR325e will produce a sound that is pure Grado, warm harmonic color, rich full bodied vocals, excellent dynamics and an ultra smooth top end. Listen and Enjoy!


GR8e

Price: $299.00gr8e

A proprietary wide bandwidth moving armature design provides the listener with unsurpassed performance. Small size allows earphone to nestle well within the ear canal, maintaining an excellent air seal for improved bass and reduction of outside noise without causing discomfort.


GR10e

Price: $399.00gr10e

Learning never ends and the GR10e is a result of a constant desire to look at designs and materials and improve upon them. A higher level of precision and new materials allows for the performance of the GR10e to add frequency extension in both the high and low ranges as well as reducing distortion.


GRADO PS500PS500e

Price: $595.00

Made in America, the new PS 500s are Grado’s second offering in their Professional Series line, designed both for the audiophile and recording engineer who value neutrality and high definition over all other design goals. They are an open air design, as are all high end Grado’s, and are very light and comfortable. At an MSRP of $595, they are an extraordinary value, and fully appropriate for both reference and critical listening. In the category of musical neutrality for the picky audiophile and the demanding recording engineer, the PS 500s are unsurpassed at this price point.


Grado-PS1000 proPS1000e

Price: $1,695.00

The manufacture of the PS1000e housing is a complicated and proprietary process that results in a sonic signature and voicing that is the Grado hallmark. An important step in this process is the metal housing being stressed and then cured resulting in a unique aesthetic finish. As with all Grado products the most important aspect is the sound. If you are interested in owning the finest headphone Grado has ever produced then the PS1000e is the choice that will satisfy the most critical music lovers.


HiFiMAN

HE-400i Headphones

Price: $499.00HE400i

HiFiMan HE-400i Headphones The HiFiMan HE-400i is a full-size planar magnetic headphone intended for high performance listening in the home or studio. The HE-400i is 30% lighter than comparable headphones allowing the listener to comfortably enjoy music for hours on end with minimal listener fatigue. Along with the lighter weight, a newly-designed headband with an improved pressure pattern is a key to the phone’s best-in-class comfort.


HiFiMAN HE-560 | Stereo Exchange

HE-560 Headphones

Price: $899.00

With a comfortable, sophisticated design, these lightweight headphones have a tremendous frequency response of 15Hz to 50KHz, meaning you’re not missing a single detail when you connect them to the right source. Hear your music the way it’s meant to be heard with the HiFiMAN HE-560.


he1000HE-1000

Price: $2,995.00

At the recent CES in Las Vegas Nevada, HIFIMAN previewed its upcoming HE1000 planar magnetic headphone and EF1000 Class A amplifier. Listeners were stunned by the HE1000’s huge soundstage, lifelike detail and ultra transparency. Many proclaimed HE1000 to be one of the best headphones they have ever heard.


ef100ampEF-100 Headphone Amp

Price: $499.00

The HIFIMAN EF100 is a powerful hybrid headphone amplifier and integrated amplifier. Housed in its compact chassis lie three independent amplifier sections: a vacuum tube input stage works as a shared preamp, a Class AB headphone amplifier, and a Class T speaker power amplifier. Benefitting from vacuum tube technology, both headphone amplifier and power amplifier sound warm, smooth, detailed and musical. Working as a hybrid headphone amplifier, EF100 can produce a 2w output under a 32 ohm load so it can easily drive many high performance headphones. In addition, EF100 can also serve as a hybrid power amplifier to drive speakers of moderate to high efficiency.


JH AUDIO

Layla_WebLayla

Price: $2,499.00

The Layla is designed as a mastering IEM which offers listeners live rock and roll tuning with a warm rich sound. The crossover network consists of four 4th order filters that create the exact sound the artist and producer intended. The Layla has 12 drivers (quad low, quad mid, and quad high) that let listeners to hear and enjoy every part of the music. The adjustable bass allows for customization determined by the user’s listening preferences. This model is also perfect for on stage monitoring or mixing songs thanks to its advanced technological design.


McIntosh

d100D100 Digital to Analog Convertor and Amplifier

Price: $2,500.00
NOW: $2,000.00

The D100 is a remote controlled digital stereo preamplifier with five digital inputs (2 Coaxial, 2 Optical and 1 USB), and both variable and fixed volume audio output. It is a simple solution to add digital music to an existing McIntosh system. Or simply add an amplifier, a pair of speakers and a digital source for a complete digital based stereo system. It’s also flexible enough to be used a headphone amplifier; just connect your digital sources and a pair of headphones for a personal listening experience.


 

McIntosh D150D150 Digital Preamp

Price: $3,000.00

The D150 digital stereo preamplifier expands McIntosh’s digital music capabilities by supporting many of the newest digital audio formats such as DSD and DXD. A USB input accepts up to 32-bit/384kHz signals and supports DSD64, DSD128, DXD 352.8kHz and DXD 384kHz. Two coaxial and two optical inputs accept up to 24-bit/192kHz signals. It is a simple solution to add the latest digital music formats to your existing system.


XL_MHA100_Low_AngleMHA100 Headphone Amplifier

Price: $4,500.00

The MHA100 features four digital inputs to allow playback of files in a wide variety of formats, while the headphone section uses McIntosh-designed and hand-wound impedance matching Autoformers to deliver full McIntosh power into any set of headphones. As a testament to the system’s flexibility and McIntosh ingenuity, the MHA100 is more compact than previous McIntosh amps, making it more desktop friendly and a perfect addition to any headphone enthusiast’s existing system.


MASTER & DYNAMIC

Master Dynamic MH30 Headphones | Stereo Exchange

MH30 Headphones

Price: $349.00

Designed with heavy grain, premium leather and high-quality, stainless steel components, the Master & Dynamic MH30 headphone is as stylish as it is comfortable – and with the audio performance to match. If you need a new set of headphones for the office, the MH30 is a great place to start your search.


Master Dynamic MH40 Headphones | Stereo Exchange

MH40 Headphones

Price: $399.00
Available in Black, Silver, and Gun Metal

According to Master & Dynamic, the MH40 is “designed to be the modern thinking cap, a tool to help you focuse and tune into your work while tuning out the world around you.” We agree. These stylish, high-fidelity headphones look great and are the perfect companion for your office, desk, or workbench.


Musical Fidelity

V90-HPA | Stereo ExchangeV90-HPA Headphone Amp

Price: $199.00

A high-quality headphone amplifier is hard to find at a better price than the V90-HPA. Don’t let its affordable price fool you. This thing is built for performance, with looks to match. Hear it for yourself and let us know what you think. We know you’ll love it.


Musical Fidelity V90 DAC | Stereo ExchangeV90-DAC

Price: $299.00

The V90-DAC is designed to make your music sound better, simply put. With high-quality sound performance and the ability to connect to nearly any source, the V90-DAC is currently one of the best values currently on the market.

Recommended by Stereophile Magazine


NAD

nadhp30VISO HP30

Price: $299.00

A cost-effective on-ear headphone called the VISO HP30. The VISO HP30 features the firm’s signature ‘Room Feel’ voicing curve, which gives the headphone’s the bass response characteristics typically associated with a high quality loudspeaker as influenced by normal room gain (gain that gives a moderate lift to bass frequency response).


 

VISO HP50

hp50Price: $299.00

NAD VISO is the culmination of more than 40 years of dedicated audio innovation. Designed and driven by audiophiles, the NAD VISO HP50 Over-Ear Headphones are made specifically for digital natives who understand the difference that clean, crisp sound makes to music lovers.


NAd1050D1050 Digital to Analog Convertor and Headphone Amplifier

Price: $499.00

The D 1050 digital-to-analog converter combines over 40 years of NAD engineering excellence with a sleek new industrial design. This desktop-friendly DAC lets your computer and your hi-fi system or headphones make beautiful music together. You’ll hear layers of musical detail previously obscured by the noisy environment inside your PC.

The D 1050 can also breathe new life into your disc player or music streamer. Simply connect it to your player’s optical or coaxial digital output to experience added depth, clarity, and focus on your favorite tracks.

They also include a premium quality headphone amplifier output that includes a high quality volume control. Output impedance is extremely low, minimizing the effect of connecting cables and keeping noise vanishingly low.


Peachtree

dacitfrontxDACIT x Digital to Analog Convertor

Price: $399.00

If you want to get the absolute best sound quality for music playback from your computer, Sonos, AppleTV, even your CD player – you gotta DAC•iT! If you are connecting any of these devices into your stereo with analog interconnects, what you’re hearing is the noisy, low output of your computer’s sound card or the antiquated DAC inside your streamer or CD player. You are not hearing your music at its best. The DAC•iTx takes a pure digital signal from those devices and uses its own powerful ESS Sabre DAC to eliminate distortion and jitter to give you sound that is clean, clear and dynamic.


SHIFT

Price: $399.00
Pre order SPECIAL $349.00

Seen at the Peachtree booth at CES. Say hello to the Peachtree Shift! It’s a DAC, a high-performance headphone amplifier and a battery charger all wrapped in a beautiful leather and aluminum finished case a little larger then a deck of playing cards.


Phonon

phonon SMB-02SMB-02

Price: $350.00

The SMB-02 uses the exclusive phonon phd concept and theory to deliver high accuracy monitoring offers excellent space definition and stunning low volume playback for headphone mixing, making it perfect for studio monitoring use.


phonon_4000_thumb4000

Price: TBD

The Phonon 4000 looks to take the industry by storm with their top notch sound quality that gives its listeners chills.

 


PSB

img.phpM4U2

Price: $400.00

Sometimes you just want it to be just you and your music in your own personal space. The M4U2 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones don’t let anything come between you and enjoying your music. Thanks to PSB’s exclusive Room Feel technology, your music will sound so rich and natural you’ll think you’re listening to a set of high-end loudspeakers.


PSB_M4U4_BlackM4UR

Price: $299.00 – Pre order now!

PSB comes to marker with another great pair of in-ear headphones. Their sound is second to none and has to be heard to believed.

 


Sennheiser

HD700

Price: $749.00SENHD700.PNG

Using Sennheiser’s mastership of acoustic properties, the HD 700 delivers an advanced acoustic DNA never before heard in headphones, plus the widest frequency range available (10 to 42,000Hz). Sennheiser engineers pulled out all the obstacles to create transcending headphones that recreate and restore your music excitement.


HD800SENHD800.PNG

Price: $1,499.00

There’s has always been a debate between electronic reproduction and natural sound. The Sennheiser HD-800 is the headphone that has been specifically engineered in replicating the basic acoustic conditions of natural hearing. This level of performance has yet to be matched by any competitor. The HD-800 is the ultimate headphone to deliver nature.


HDVA 600Sennheiser HDVA 600

Price: $1,499.00

The Sennheiser HDVA 600 will bring you one step closer to perfection, delivering one of the purest listening experiences available through any headphone amplifier to date. Sennheiser is already known for some incredible headphones – the HDVA 600 shows that they’re just as capable when creating an outstanding headphone amp.


M2AEI WiredMOMENTUM – M2AEI

Price: $420.00

MOMENTUM is obsessed with detail. You can hear it. You can see it. Every stitch of its seams is accurately placed, every frequency accurately reproduced. Its genuine materials are in complete harmony with each other. Nothing superfluous, nothing to add. Purism in perfection. It sounds the way it looks: Rich. Clean. Premium.


M2AEBT IvoryMOMENTUM – Wireless M2AEBT

Price: $499.00

Comes in Ivory and Black

Peak performance with active noise cancelation. Sennheiser’s new MOMENTUM Wireless – Closed circumaural headphone featuring Bluetooth® wireless technology and NoiseGard Hybrid active noise cancelation.


SMS Audio

smsbudEar Bud Sport

Price: $129.95
Available in Blue/Black

Experience brilliant, Studio Mastered Sound in a headphone designed for active lifestyles. The In-Ear Wired Sport is perfect for the consumer that demands more out of life.


biosportEar Bud BioSport

Price: $149.95
Available in Blue/Black

Get your heart racing and measure every beat. The BioSport™ – powered by Intel – combines Studio Mastered Sound with accurate biometric monitoring creating the ideal training partner.


smsbtbBluetooth On-Ear

Price: $199.95
Available in Blue/Pink: $229.95

The SYNC by 50 On-Ear Wireless headphones have Bluetooth 4.0 apt-X technology for high quality sound with impressive dynamic range. These headphones feature professionally tuned 40mm custom drivers, offering users the best in studio mastered sound without the hassles of wires.


smsnsNoise Cancel On-Ear

Price: $279.95

These innovative headphones are the ideal solution for users who want to eliminate unwanted ambient noise while on an airplane, at the office or other loud environments. Featuring active noise cancellation technology, professionally tuned 40mm drivers and soft leather memory foam ear cushion. The STREET by 50 Over-Ear ANC Wired headphones deliver superior studio grade audio while blocking outside noise allowing users to enjoy music the way the artist intended without outside noise seeping in.


smsdjDJ On-Ear Headphones

Price: $299.95

With sound isolation, 40mm drivers and neodymium magnets, these SMS Audio STREET by 50 Cent Pro Performance SMS-DJ-GRY over-the-ear DJ headphones provide crisp, detailed sound, so you can easily monitor your next set.


V-Moda

81A2wLQMzuL._SL1500_Crossfade M-100

Price: $249.99

M-100 combines V-MODA’s top-ranked M-Class modern audiophile sound signature with a comfortable over-ear form factor. A true timeless masterpiece constructed from exotic materials and tested to rigorous military standards. Crowdsourcing development from over 200 audiophiles, professionals and music legends, the M-100 includes numerous innovations including a unique CLIQFOLD design that allows for compact storage. Dual headphone inputs allow real-time mixing by allowing you to listen to multiple sources simultaneously


Crossfade LP2

Price: $149.99

The Crossfade series was master crafted by the people — over 200 audiophiles, editors, artists, DJs and Grammy-winning musicians collaborated for years on the tuning and features of the line.


 

XS White Silver

Price: $179.99

Tuned and trusted by V-MODA’s golden ears, editors, audiophiles, producers and DJs on the forums and around the globe.


VPI Industries

Nomad TurntableVPI Nomad Turntable

Price: $999.00

The Nomad is a triumph in audio design and functionality, as well as the first “all-in-one” turntable available at an entry-level price. Boasting a built-in headphone amplifier, the Nomad is one of the hottest ways to enjoy your favorite records using your favorite headphones. See it – and hear it – for yourself in our headphone room.


STEREO EXCHANGE RECOMMENDED SYSTEMS


System 1:Mobile Listeners

This package is perfect for the person whose life revolves around their laptop, Apple or iPhone smartphones and tablets. Including the highly portable AudioQuest DragonFly Red or Black and the incredibly stylish Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones, this entry-level system provides an excellent mobile music experience and is perfect for students, business travelers, and just about anyone on the go!

Package price:

$398

Source:

Mac or PC

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

AudioQuest Dragonfly Black or Red, $199
& Bowers & Wilkins P3, $199

 bw-p3-blue


System 2:Mobile Listeners

For the person who’s life revolves around their smart phone or tablet. This system is a step up from the other mobile systems, particularly in its inclusion of the A 200p, a high-end portable DAC headphone amplifier from Beyerdynamic. Pairing it with Beyerdynamic’s T 51 i headphones (complete with a built-in smartphone controller) rounds out this system nicely, all while remaining portable and easy to travel with.

Package price:

$648

Source:

iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac or PC

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

Beyerdynamic A 200p, $349
& Beyerdynamic T 51 i (w/ smartphone controller), $299

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System 3: Premium Portability

The perfect portable system for the audiophile on the go, this setup is designed to be a seamless blend of aesthetics and sonic performance. The Audeze EL8 headphones include an active noise cancelling feature that blocks out external sounds, great for when you need to get away from outside distractions. Best of all, the AK100 II stores all your music with 64GB of on-board memory. Not enough? Expand it to 192GB by adding a microSD card.

Package price:

$1,599

Source:

Astell & Kern AK100 II

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

Astell & Kern AK100 II, $899
& Audeze EL8, $699

AK100 | Stereo Exchange


System 4:Home Listeners

For the music lover who listens at home, this is a nice step-up from the portable electronics.

Package price:

$848

Source:

Sonos Connect, Mac, PC or CD

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

NAD D1050, $499
& Phonon SMB02, $349

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System 5:Home Listeners

Enhanced performance from the seperate DAC and amplifier for the headphone loving audiophile who listens to music at home.

Package price:

$1,247

Source:

Sonos, Mac, PC or CD through external DAC

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

Musical Fidelity V90-DAC, $299
& Musical Fidelity V90-HPA, $199
& Sennheiser HD700, $749

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System 6:Home Listeners

Upgraded electronics and headphones provide another level of sound performance for listening at home. The Fosgate headphone amp delivers crystal-clear audio performance with the warmth and body you’ll only ever get with a tube amplifier.

Package price:

$3,044

Source:

Sonos, Mac, PC or CD through external DAC

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

Peachtree DACIT x, $399
& Fosgate Headphone Amp, $1,500
& Audeze LCD2LRWTC, $1,145

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System 7:Home Listeners

This system features McIntosh Electronics and provides extraordinary sound. Each component in this All-American setup is manufacturered right here in the USA.

Package price:

$4,500

Source:

Sonos, Mac, PC or CD through external DAC

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

McIntosh D1500, $2,500
& McIntosh MHP1000, $2,000

McIntosh D150


System 8:Home Listeners

True state-of-the-art technology for the headphone loving audiophile who listens to music at home.

Package price:

$5,798

Source:

Sonos, Mac, PC or CD through external DAC

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

Bel Canto DAC 2.7, $2,500
& TAURUS MKII, $1,899
& Beyerdynamic T 1, $1,399

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System 9:Home Listeners

The absolute finest sounding personal listening stereo system we have available. A must hear!

Package price:

$6,445

Source:

Sonos, Mac, PC or CD through external DAC

Recommended Headphones & Electronics:

McIntosh MHA100, $4,500
& Audeze LCD-3, $1,945
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