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JVC HA-FX1000 review

Comfortable, unique, and great-sounding; these premium headphones are well-worth trying Tested at £250.00

Our Verdict

Unique, and great-sounding, these premium JVC's are well-worth trying


  • Detailed, open sound
  • very comfortable


  • Delivery not as textured as class-leaders at this price-point

Surely JVC using its wooden cone technology in an in-ear headphone is a step too far, isn't it? On this evidence: not at all.

Here a stylish wooden casing hides a bi-metal structure that controls the movement of the wooden diaphragm. The sound is detailed and neutral, with great rhythm and bass weight, which lends Bat for Lashes' Daniel the openness and solidity it deserves.

Delivery's not quite as textured or nuanced as the elite at this high price, but these are undeniably competent and unique in-ears.


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General Information

Manufacturer Website Address
Brand NameJVC
Product TypeEarphone
ManufacturerVictor Company of Japan, Limited
Manufacturer Part NumberHA-FX1000
Product NameJVC HA-FX1000
Product ModelHA-FX1000

Technical Information

Sound ModeStereo
Minimum Frequency Response8 Hz
Connector PlatingGold Plated
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Impedance16 Ohm
Cable Length80 cm
Maximum Frequency Response25 kHz


Package Contents
  • High Grade In-Ear Canal Headphones
  • Genuine Leather Carrying Case
  • 2.30ft (0.7m) Extension cord


Earpiece DesignEarbud
Earpiece TypeBinaural
Driver Size8.50 mm

Physical Characteristics

Form FactorIn-ear
Weight Approximate7.5 g