Excerpt: This is my first pair of high-end headphones, I am not an audiophile but am a musician and music connoisseur and find these headphones to have a brilliant sound. Nice and flat for mixing or dialing in just the right balance when listening (although normally music sounds fine without any...
Summary: The AIAIAI (eye, eye, eye) TMA-1 was designed and marketed primarily as a DJ club headphone. I am not a DJ so I purchased the TMA-1 as a portable headphone, and this review is based on that function, not as a DJ headphone.
Function: The TMA-1 is made out of a rubberised plastic type of material, which results in them being fairly flexible with a sturdy, durable feel to them. The design is based on a simple one piece headband and the cups do not fold up in anyway...
Pros: Price/value, compact, efficient, ballanced fun sound
Summary: *Previously posted in the Full-Sized Headphones forum. I only recently became aware of the review section of Head-Fi.*
This is largely intended to be a review of the AiAiAi TMA-1 with using the Audio Technica ATH-M50 as a point of reference.
A forum member asked for this comparison in the main TMA-1 thread. I ordered the TMA-1 as a possible replacement for my M50 as my "banger 'phone" (i.e.
Pros: Sound quality well exceeds the price of admission, responds well to EQ adjustments, scales very well with the proper equipment
Cons: Soundstage limited by closed-back design, EQ necessary to balance sound for non-DJ use