Audeze is professional Made in U.S.A. recording studio equipment, not to be confused with consumer rubbish dragged-in from the Orient. When you consider this, the ultra-low price of the LCD-1 is even more shocking. These are the least expensive headphones Audeze makes; you're taking advantage of everything they've learned through years of innovations and patents in planar magnetic headphones. Other people fall all over themselves paying $4,000 for Audeze's LCD-4. It's like getting a more-durable Ferrari brand-new for just $15,000; these are all designed by the same engineer and made in the same California factory as the LCD-4 — and these LCD-1 fold for travel. Read More
Headfonics says the Audeze LCD-1 "is the whole cake this time and at $399 it tastes rather good." Find a link to the full review here! Read More
"The Audeze LCD-1s represent the new gold standard for entry level planar headphones, if such a thing can be said about a category which "slums" it at $400, but can top out in the $1000's"
The best audiophile headphones are operate on the open-back principle. That makes for a less fatiguing experience and delivers the best sound as it’s not bouncing around inside a closed ear-cup creating strange reverberations. It also means you get broad, expansive soundscapes perfect for open-world gaming. Read More
Over the years, Audeze headphones have enjoyed the trust of professionals for audio reproduction. The LCD-1 is a fine example of LCD sound quality with the utmost comfort and the convenience of portability. This headphone houses 90mm planar magnetic drivers to deliver detailed sound output ranging from 10Hz to 50kHz frequencies. Read More
The best over-ear headphones are still unmatched in terms of soundstage, audio quality, and comfort – even if you like the look and convenience of earbuds Read More
If you have an expectation of Audeze circumaural headphones that they are large and heavy and not something you'd want to schlep around, the LCD-1 is a mould-breaker Read More
Audeze’s flagship LCD-4s will set you back nearly four grand but their more reasonably priced LCD-1s have been a hit with pros. Read More
"Despite the LCD-1's being Audeze's lowest-cost headphones, nothing is lost or compromised; these are well-made, comfortable, non-fatiguing, and importantly, sound very good, and therefore, good value for money." Read More
Whether you're a professional audio engineer or a bedroom producer with some extra time on their hands, you should read this review of Reveal+ and the LCD-1 from Pro Audio Files. Read More
Want the best sounding audio you can get out of your game? PCGamesN thinks the Audeze LCD-1 just might be for you! Read More
Headfonia's review of the LCD-1 is in! Read More
"It probably is my easiest decision ever to add the LCD-1 to our Best Headphone List..."
"But can these $399/£399 headphones rival audiophile cans that cost twice as much? The answer, of course, is an unabated and resounding yes." Read More