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JH Audio JH16 Pro

If you're familiar with Ultimate Ears, the earphone company acquired by Logitech a few years back, you'll probably notice some similarities between its custom-molded earphones and those from JH Audio. They look nearly identical . Then there's the naming—in this review, we're looking at the $1,149 (direct) JH16 Pro, which we'll compare to Ultimate Ears' UE 18 Pro ($1,350 direct, ) and the UE 11 Pro ($1,150 direct, ). Alas, there is a reason for this similarity: JH stands for Jerry Harvey, who...

JH Audio JH16 Pro Custom In-Ear Monitors (IEM)

As I accumulate experience (or as my kids might say, as I “just get old”), I find myself investigating and better researching the products I purchase and where they originate. Purchasing something from a company with a proven history of quality, reliability and service is as important to me (if not more important) as the product itself. Buying from companies that have a passion for making a product is always a bonus. JH Audio (JHA) founder Jerry Harvey...

JH Audio 16 Pro in-ear headphone, worth $1,149?

JH Audio Jerry Harvey got into the headphone business by making in-ear monitors for just a few musician friends, and went on to build headphones for hundreds of bands, and now counts Mary J. Blige, Godsmack, Guns 'N' Roses, Alicia Keys, Eddie Vedder, and the Glee Live Tour as customers. Harvey pioneered two-way (bass/treble) in-ear designs in 1995, and later the first three-way (bass, mid,...