2023 Reader voted Best Gear polls – Open!

Sennheiser IE 900

In this article we officially open the polls and voting for the 2023 Reader voted Best Gear awards.


As promised in last year’s closing article, it’s time to set up the new polls and start voting for your favorite/best gear of 2023! Of course we will be giving you multiple status updates on the results during the year.

For those of you who missed it, the end results of the 2022 votes can be found here:

If you don’t agree with the winners or losers of last year, then this is your chance to change things. So start voting!

Everyone can add new gear to the lists. Just make sure to check the full list before adding the same unit twice (or more).  Now let’s get started with the new polls!

The categories this year will be the same as the ones from last year, and they are the following:


  1. Headphones
  2. Universal IEMs
  3. Custom IEMs
  4. TWS IEM
  5. Portable Players/DAPs
  6. DAC/AMP Combo


Who will take away the gold medal this year? Will there be any surprises? It all depends on you, so start voting!

May the best (or most  popular?) gear win!

Click here to enter your VOTE for each category:


Universal IEMs

Custom IEMs


DAPs/Portable Source


When you have voted, you after 10 seconds will be returned to this article so you can vote for the other categories. It you want to see the intermediate results of the votes, you just have go back to the categories’ voting page again, where the vote percentages will be shown.             

4.1/5 - (113 votes)

Lieven is living in Europe and he's the leader of the gang. He's running Headfonia as a side project next to his full time day job in Digital Marketing & Consultancy. He's a big fan of tube amps and custom inear monitors and has published hundreds of product reviews over the years.


  • Reply April 17, 2023

    geometry dash

    Voters can’t see the rate after voting? there are so many to consider but I still take Sony as my primay choice

    • Reply November 9, 2023


      You can see the vote percentages after voting

  • Reply July 10, 2023


    Cayin N

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