Published on Thursday, 13 June 2013 20:16
Written by Nik Kastrantas
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Sight and sound are arguably the two most important human senses and so naturally people like to judge most things based either on how they look or how they sound (well ok some things like the McLaren MP4 or the Lamborghini Aventador obviously combine both). Because of that it comes as no surprise that whatever is available out there in the market from clothes, shoes, accessories and up to bikes and cars focuses primarily on looks and then everything else. When it comes to certain devices however like headphone sets things are quite a bit more complicated since not only do you have to take into account how they look but you also need to take into account how they sound and with so many offerings in the market that's not very easy. Worry not however since this is where we come in and so today we will be taking a look at the EP02 HD headphones designed and manufactured by a new player in the field called alienvibes.
The co-founder of alienvibes, Michael, enjoyed his variety of music. Michael loves to attend live concerts, clubs, beach parties, BBQ’s and other social gatherings where the music is rocking. “How on Earth would I rock magnificent sound back home without disturbing the peace?” Attentively, Michael had a chance to meet with a few Engineers, DJ’s, Designers and Product Analysts during the promotion of alienvibes Speaker Systems. During the exploration, Michael received full support developing affordable quality headphones for audiophiles. Though it wasn’t an easy task to keep affordability and quality combined, the team devoted themselves day and night for over half a year developing extremely decent headphones. During the establishment, the team achieved and transformed the essence of music into a quality tangible product. Articulating sounds of the universe to impress aliens with the ideal vibrations.
The EP02 is the first massive attempt by alienvibes to enter the global market but although they are a rather small company that doesn't mean that they have thrown anything less than thousands of man-hours and lots of resources in design and development. The result of all that is a high quality over the ears stereo headphone set made by durable hi-grade materials featuring two pro-grade 40mm drivers (20Hz-20KHz frequency response/110dB+-2 sensitivity) under the hood along with an in-line noise-cancelling microphone. Design-wise AlienVibes seems to have taken some tips from Beats by Dr.Dre which actually turned out to be a good thing since the end result is really very sleek. Still we like to judge headphones mostly based on their sound quality rather than looks since looks is something that always comes down to personal preference/taste (then again so does sound but in a much smaller degree) and that's what we're going to find out.