Our Verdict Fast, dynamic headphones with a level of insight rare at this price For Agile comfortable lightweight impressive detail Against Low frequencies aren't overly weighty We are part of The Trust Project What is it? Reviewed on 30th May 2007 These headphones look like something Doctor Who stole off an unsuspecting Cyberman. But they're actually very comfortable and lightweight. Low frequencies aren't quite as weighty as those leading rivals, but they draw an impressive amount of detail. These headphones trade heft for greater agility and speed. This makes for a fleet-of-foot approach: there's a purity to them that's captivating and entertaining. If you'd like an alternative to Grado, the Audio Technicas will do nicely. See all our headphone Best Buys More after the break Follow whathifi.com on Twitter Related News Bristol Sound & Vision Show 2018: news, highlights, best new products Fri, 23 Feb 2018, 10:53am Turntable sales dip in 2017 as 4K TV and smart audio triumph Tue, 20 Feb 2018, 11:06am The 10 most popular reviews on What Hi-Fi? Mon, 05 Feb 2018, 10:17am Exposure expands XM series with XM HP headphone amp Mon, 22 Jan 2018, 03:44pm The best headphones of CES 2018: AKG, Audeze, Audio Technica, B&O, Debussy, Sony Fri, 12 Jan 2018, 11:02am ATH-AD700 Audio Technica Headphones Stay on top of your sound with What Hi-Fi? in your inbox every week Thank you for registering for our Newsletter We will send you relevant emails and updates.