Phiaton PS 500 Primal Series Headphones Sweepstakes

Register to win one of eight pairs of Phiaton PS 500 Primal Series Headphones (MSRP $299) Stereophile is giving away.

According to Phiaton, The PS 500 Primal Series headphones offer listeners "a soaring level of concert-hall sound quality, unmatched performance, and a high level of comfort. Phiaton Primal Series headphones are designed for those who appreciate the classic yet somewhat exotic look and feel of supple leather and leather-grade trim."

Keeping with this philosophy, the PS 500s feature hand-made, genuine leather outer cup housings and extra-plush ear cushions for comfort and a snug fit. These headphone also feature Phiaton’s 40mm Titanium Driver technology. "This combination of sound isolation and audiophile-grade music reproduction is ideal for listening to any type of music, from classical and jazz to hip-hop, rock and pop." Click here for more info.

To enter the sweepstakes, all you need is an account on If you don't already have one, click on the link labeled "register" at the bottom of this announcement or "Create new account" in the right column. Then, enter a username and a valid e-mail address, and click on the "Create new account" button. A message will be automatically sent to the e-mail address you specified, which will include a link to activate the account.

The final step (and only step for those who already have an account) is to log in and leave a comment right here on this announcement—any comment will do, as long as it's not profane or spam. Then, after the sweepstakes closes March 1, 2011, eight lucky commenters will be chosen at random to receive the prizes. So post a comment, and good luck!

For complete sweepstakes rules, click here.

[This sweepstakes is now closed.]

EddieJay's picture

Would like to see how they measure up against STAX

C_Hoefer's picture

No, seriously.

countrybob330's picture

Looks like a nice set of headphones. Hope I win!

David Farr's picture

Sounds good.

goldlizsts's picture

Have been away from using headphones too long. Now's the time, if I win a pair, to get back into the game.

sleitman's picture

good looking set of headphones, dig that it is awash in leather, sure could use a pair

2gumby2's picture

Good to go.

kev-mo's picture

I hope I win!!!

kjchen's picture

I hope I could be lucky enough to win this!

tercis's picture

I have been reading Stereophile for many years and it has been essential in helping to narrow down the selection of various audio components I have purchased over many years. Of late, McIntosh MCD500, Ayre C-5xeMP and Squeezebox. Thank you and keep up the excellent work!

jahritz's picture

Why not - the leather looks kinda cool!

chuckehb2's picture

More headphones!

JWAT's picture

Count me in. Thanks

huzer's picture

a comment

tedcole's picture

Keepin cans alive

Handi's picture

I now everyone who enters wants to win including me so best luck to all who enter.

ostrander's picture

haven't had headphones since my Koss pro4aa

djmckaytx's picture

The construction and specs look pretty awesome!

xenonaut's picture

Does anyone actually know the manufacturer or model? I've actually been looking for a closed alternative to my Grados.

Stephen Mejias's picture
John Atkinson reviewed the PS200 in-ear model and Wes Phillips reviewed the popular MS 400. Also, in March 2009, I enjoyed a brief meeting with members of the Phiaton team.
drd's picture

Quality headphones needed badly!

spin33.3's picture spinnin' at 33.3 [or 45 for that matter] with a pair of these Phiaton cans. I'm in.


black321's picture

Primal, indeed!

miglto's picture


bolger's picture

To actually win something as nice as the PS 500, it would be grand.

seldec's picture

Thanks for the chance!

Master Corker's picture

Harry Callahan: I know what you're thinking. "Did he fire six shots or only five?" Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?

dhoekema's picture

Do they come in L/M/S? Just kidding.

dallco's picture

I am game

rls's picture

These would make a nice upgrade from my Grado SR-60s

ajedesign's picture

I'm feeling lucky.

jimprudden's picture

I'm feeling lucky - send me my headphones!!!

Thanks Steriophile for your many years of being a great resource for those that appreciate great sound.


norway's picture

I'll take a pair Thank You

Kenny Goodman's picture

What an opportunity, I have not had a good set of headphones for more that 25 years!

stanton1's picture

Great looking gear

dmelko's picture


levan's picture

hmmm ... yes!

hughbaun's picture

interested in comparing these Phiatons with my AKG & Audio Technica headphones

SEJK's picture

great music is a gift form the gods!

ljpchp's picture

They look good to me, hope I win!!!

vfascio's picture

Heard Phiatons were fine.

hakimaly's picture

The specs do not state how many drivers are used and their related frequencies. I hope it has three drivers.

john tortelli's picture

Hey they look great hope I win to hear the sound

leveche's picture

This would really round out my system!

harmaphonic's picture

i will gladly accept

gEExr's picture

Could really use a new pair of headphones!

ken10254's picture

Count me in for a pair please!!

charcoalgriller's picture

I love free stuff.

Vidar's picture

My wife says I could need a set.

Tahiera's picture

Good luck everyone!


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