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Brainwavz-hm5.33615586
8.7 out of 10

Brainwavz HM5

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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

headphonatic, head-fi.org
16 November 2012
  • Summary: Not much to say, they're really convenient to use since they're easy to drive, and they sound very flat.
  • Pros: Value, Nuetral Sound, Sound Stage, Easy to Drive
  • Cons: None
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Overall 9
9.0

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ashton18, head-fi.org
16 November 2012
  • Summary: I stumbled upon these headphones after numerous hours of research. To be quite honest, I'd never heard of this brand before so I was a bit hesitant before making the jump; especially after owning products from major brands such as Shure, Audio Technica and Beyerdynamic. You know what to expect from those brands, but from Brainwavz? Read on to find out more..
  • Pros: Easy to EQ, comfortable for long sessions, price!
  • Cons: None yet.
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Overall 9
9.0

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keanex, head-fi.org
16 November 2012
  • Summary: Pros: Build quality, comfort, sound quality, removable dual entry cable, price Cons: None   Packaging   I am unable to comment on the packaging of the HM5 as I have received a loaner model. I can comment on the accessories I've received though and Brainwavz has done a fantastic job here. Included with the HM5 I received were an extra pair of faux leather pads which are good quality here, soft yet firm.
  • Pros: Build quality, comfort, sound quality, removable dual entry cable, price
  • Cons: None
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

soze, head-fi.org
16 November 2012
  • Summary: These headphones are a pretty good value for the money.     Simple clean design, don't look over the top, or tacky.   The build quality is pretty nice with good materials.  Plastic parts on the headphone cups have the "soft touch" feel. The pleather ear pads are really comfortable, and I'm glad they come with an extra set.  I would've liked an additional velour set for the hot summer season though where heat could become a comfort issue.
  • Pros: Sound Quality, Build Quality, comfort, non-fatiguing, cables
  • Cons: Not really a con, but would be nice if additional velour pads were included instead of another pleather set.
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Overall 9
9.0

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Night Crawler, head-fi.org
16 November 2012
  • Summary: SEE PROS & CONS.   NOTE: The clamping factor will obviously differ from person to person, but I'm surprised to find little mention of it, as it is the sole reason I'd never think twice about the HM5. Shame, really. Considering they do sound great.   UPDATE: Thank you for the wonderful suggestions, and after some (needed) adjustment, their clamping force is MUCH more tolerable, and plays in their favor considering how well they isolate.
  • Pros: Sound as great as they're said to.
  • Cons: The clamping force is EXTREME at first. As per some kind suggestions, I stretched them out overnight and now I've absolutely no complaints!
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Overall 10
10

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Getsome44, head-fi.org
16 November 2012
  • Summary: BRAINWAVZ HM5 Studio Monitor Headphones Best bang of the bucks in five years!! Got mine today.  Takes two days directly from Hongkong.  Yes, the waiting is hard for me.  A little back story.  I was planning getting myself a pair HD 598 from Sennheiser as my Christmas gift.  However, the cost of HD 598 just doesn’t cut it.
  • Pros: The travel pack is beautiful, decent, and useful. The headset itself is comfortable with acoustical space and naturalness signature
  • Cons: none so far
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

MrTechAgent, head-fi.org
16 November 2012
  • Summary: 2nd Review lets do this  Instead of talking about the stuff that I have talked about in the video below , will focus here on sound  The day I got them I remember the first session with it was listening to "Live in Paris" by Diana Krall , I was stunned my the smoothness it had , just a very smooth and enjoyable tone , the bass in tracks like 'Lets Fall in Love" and "The look of Love" just sounded exceptional and very well extended , the bass reminded me of my 650s just a...
  • Pros: Hyper Comfortable , Smooth throughout the board , Very distant for being a closed , great for smooth listening , PRICE !!
  • Cons: Withdrawn Sub-Bass , Detail not up there for critical listening , clamping , clarity , flimsy headband adjustment
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Кузнецов Борис, Yandex
31 December 2013
  • Excerpt: В комплекте шел жесткий кейс с ремнем для переноски наушников, два комплекта проводов разной длины - для плеера и дома и переходники джэк/миниджэк/самолет.
  • Pros: Хорошая шумоизоляция, неплохой дизайн, неплохая комплектация и качество сборки, отличная цена!
  • Cons: Дизайн, разве что.
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Overall 10
10

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volkolak werwolf, Yandex
23 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Сравнить пока могу только с Creative Aurvana Live, звук значительно приятнее чем у creative.
  • Pros: Звучат хорошо, качественные материалы, удобные.
  • Cons: Регулятор размера сделан не очень.
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