July 1st 2012 6:29 am

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HiFiMAN's HE-400 are the cheapest and easiest-to-drive planar magnetic headphones the audio specialist has made yet. Selling for just a third the price of the top-end models, while offering a similar sonic personality and build quality, they are easy to recommend for an audition. quote


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Critic reviews

8.2
3 reviews
  • Sound quality
    8.4
  • Design and form factor
    7.0
  • Comfort
    5.7
  • Noise isolation
    10
  • Durability
    8.8

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9.3
3 reviews
8.0
CNET Jun 29, 2012

First-rate clarity, detail, and bass impact by way of new driver technology help propel the HiFiMan HE-400 headphones to the top of their price class.

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8.0
TrustedReviews Jan 16, 2012

HiFiMAN's HE-400 are the cheapest and easiest-to-drive planar magnetic headphones the audio specialist has made yet. Selling for just a third the price of the top-end models, while offering a similar sonic personality and build quality, they are easy to recommend for an audition.

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9.0
Gadget Review Aug 31, 2012

Once you wear these, try comparing them with that $2 pair of in-ear buds your smartphone came with and weep. Then go back to what is arguably the best headphones in their price range you can get.

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10
Alondite Alondite

As good as it gets for the price. Can suit a wide range of genres or listening preferences. Performs very well across the spectrum (the bass in particular is among the best there is in the world of headphones), and the presentation is open and airy with good soundstage width, and great...

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