NAD HP20Price: $169

Website: www.nadelectronics.com

Brent said: I doubt the existence of any earphones that every listener will love -- people’s reactions to headphones seem to be too varied to make so broad a prediction -- but clearly, the Viso HP20s are world-class earphones with great sound at a reasonable price.

Read the SoundStage! Xperience review.

The gist: If it’s got a speaker in it, designer Paul Barton can make good sound come out of it.

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