Under$ 1K electrostatic Headphones


WBF Founding Member
Apr 20, 2010
Metro DC
Dynamic headphones and planar magnetic headphones are very good and usually reasonable priced IMO electrostatic headphones remain the pinnacle of performance..
My first hi-fi headphone was the Koss Pro 4A. I don't remember how much they cost. I then stumbled on the Stax Model l5. I never owned them but they did acquaint me with what headphones were capable of doing.
I see Koss makes the es 950. It appears I ma going to have to purchase them from someone with a liberal return policy. An in store demonstration is unlikely for my area. They are available on Amzon for $899.
If you experience with them please share it here.


Well-Known Member
Apr 20, 2010
Pleasanton, CA
Koss stats are supposed to be more than decent and have a fan club. I remember when you could get a used set with energizer for about $350 on ebay, but price of stats spiked after that. There are adapters that allow you to use them with STAX stuff, too.

So, after all that blather, no, I have never heard one.

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