Beyerdynamic DTX100 review

Beyerdynamic already has some Award-winning earbuds in its DTX80s - and now it's going for the top spot once more Tested at £100.00

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

A good upgrade option, but we'd go for the £20 cheaper DTX 80s

Pros

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    Open and clear presentation

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    extremely detailed sound

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    excellent sense of rhythm and dynamics

Cons

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    Slight loss of pace

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Want the excellent DTX80s with an extra wadge of bass? Well then, the DTX 100s are probably for you: but you need to bear in mind that with that extra low-end extension comes a small loss in overall pace and, for us at any rate, excitement.

Don't mistake our meaning: the 100s are still rhythmic, open and detailed, and they are significantly weightier and fuller-sounding, but it nevertheless has to be said that the 80s have a smidge of extra sass and attitude.

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