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New Gear Review: LYD 7 Nearfield Monitors by Dynaudio

The LYD family sports a sleek new look, while still paying homage to its predecessors, the BM mkIII series.The new LYD range of monitors is the latest offering from Danish loudspeaker manufacturer, Dynaudio.The LYD family follows in the footsteps of the acclaimed BM mkIII series in form and function. However, enough changes have been implemented outside of its attractive new aesthetic design for this speaker line to stand apart from its predecessors.FeaturesThe LYD 7 model, which I tried out...

Wayback Wednesday: The Beyerdynamic DT770

After our successful “Favourite album of” series it is time for something else, something kind of new but not completely. Nathan and I have been wanting to do this for a while already but we never found the time. Up to now that is.The new series is called the “Wayback Wednesday” and each Wednesday we’ll be looking back at a unit we tested and reviewed in the past. Are we still using it? Do we still feel the same about it? How has the competition reacted? Is it still a recommended buy? All...

BEYERDYNAMIC DT1990 PRO OPEN BACK HEADPHONES

Review: Mark DavieAfter listening to Beyerdynamic’s DT1990 Pros I’ve realised I haven’t found the point where you’re paying too much for a pair of headphones. At $1159, these feel like a bargain.These open backed cans are seriously revealing, like peering through the looking glass with a pair of binoculars. I’ve got a variety of headphones lying around, but I knew I’d stumbled behind the veil into a secret garden of detail as soon as I put the Beyer cans on.Like most open-back, circumaural...

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro or DT 1990 Pro?

Hi, amateur here, seeking help from experienced audiophiles.My Sennheiser HD595 isn't working properly anymore, so it's time to replace it. I'm looking for open headphones with a warm sound signature and with plenty of bass (I like a good rumble :D ). In other words, I'm looking for something completely different than the HD595, which I find neutral and boring.The headphones will be used for the following, while connected to a Windows PC:- Gaming, primarily FPS games like CS:GO and PU...