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Pioneer SE-Master1

Pioneer SE-Master1
alaScore 87

6 reviews

Jan, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Pioneer SE-Master1. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the sound, whereas many are critical about the price.



We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Pioneer SE-Master1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Marc Chacksfield (

Pioneer SE-Master1 headphones review


Master of the sound universe

Well designed ; Brilliant sound ; Powerful.

May be too pricey for some.

The Pioneer SE-Master1 headphones aren't for everyone. But if you love audio and want to hear it in the best possible way, then look no further. Pioneer's SE-Master1s aren't just decent, they are a level above - a piece of reference-grade kit that...

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Vlad Savov (

Pioneer’s SE-Master1 headphones scare me


These headphones have no chill

Luxuriously roomy and comfortable pads ; Lightweight, high-end construction ; Distortion kept to a minimum

Upsettingly off-kilter tuning ; There’s just no way to love this harsh sound ; Bulky on and off the head

In the smartphone world, we’ve known many a phone that is like the SE-Master1s: awesome hardware engineering and performance characteristics, but awful software that undermines the whole exercise. The trouble for Pioneer is that the Master1s aren’t...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Tony Leotta (

Pioneer SE-MASTER1 Headphones Preview


We got a chance to try out the new SE-Master1 headphones at CEDIA from Pioneer. They sounded great, but with a $2500 price tag they better sound amazing and cook you breakfast too.

Oct, 2015