Status Audio CB-1 Headphones

(I just grabbed the picture from the website as I did not have my camera handy). Though the company has been around for about 4 years now (since late 2013), which may not seem like a long time to some, but it is more than long enough for most companies to have been heard of by most folks, I would bet that you have likely never heard of Status Audio. How is it that you may not have heard of them? Well, the company was founded in late 2013 in a Brooklyn apartment by James Bertuzzi and according to their website, the company was borne out of a passion for minimalism and a celebration of sound. The company’s tag line sums it up, “No Logos, No Celebrities, Just Sound” That is very different in the audio industry, not to mention defiant. It is actually quite refreshing in my opinion.
“The industry is steeped with old-school business practices, and the consumer is losing.  We sell directly to you online. No retail/distributor mark-ups, excessive marketing campaigns, or celebrity endorsements”. I could not have said it any better or plainer.  Continue reading

Takstar Pro80 Headphones (Updated post)

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Takstar Pro 80
Frequency range: 15 Hz – 25 kHz
Ohms: 60
Style: Closed
Ear cups: Circumaural (over-the-ear)
Manufacture website for more info:

I got these on Amazon a while back and unfortunately it looks like they are not around anymore, however still shown on the manufacture’s webpage, so they may still make them, but finding them for purchase could be a challenge.
I took a chance and purchased these headphones in my quest for headphones that would give me detail and balance in a flavor I like. Continue reading