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2021 Best Budget Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones

RM 420.00
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Our take

"If you can afford RM400, buy them! These headphones are highly reviewed for all the right reasons." Thiban Chandra, TechX Group Director

Product details

The Status Audio CB-1 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones are quickly becoming an industry standard, go-to critical listening headphone.

Praised by tech editors and members of the pro audio community alike, the CB-1 sit atop numerous "best of" lists, with consistent high marks from some of the most discerning ears in the industry.

The feedback is consistent: The CB-1 headphones are becoming the new standard for recording, mixing, mastering, and any other applications that demand "critical listening". Reviewers and customers alike have further praised the CB-1's ergonomics and long-term comfort, as well as their clean and unbranded aesthetic.

In the studio:

  • mixing audio - for music, film, voice-over, and more
  • live tracking/recording of vocals and instrumentalists
  • music production with DAWs such as Pro Tools, Logic, and Ableton

Outside the studio:

  • audiophile playback, paired with external DACs and Amps.
  • office use - for professionals seeking long-term comfort and noise isolation
  • mobile use, for listeners seeking reference quality sound on-the-go


  • 50mm drivers provide incredible detail and massive sound-stage
  • overstuffed memory foam earpads ensure long-term comfort
  • 2x detachable cables are included, 1x coiled and 1x straight


  • around-ear, circumaural design
  • authentic gold metal accents
  • folding earcups collapse the headphones into a small form-factor
  • rugged, minimalist design that can withstand the rigors of professional use
  • adjustable headband accomodates virtually all head sizes

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