2024 Reader voted Best Gear polls – Open!



In this article we officially open the polls and voting for the 2024 Reader voted Best Gear awards.

As promised in last week’s closing article, it’s time to set up the new polls and start voting for your favorite/best gear of 2024! 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 2023 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!

This year we have a few extra categories compared to last year, and they are the following:

  1. Headphones
  2. Universal IEMs
  3. Custom IEMs
  4. TWS IEMs
  5. Portable Players/DAPs
  6. DAC/AMP Combos – Including Dongles
  7.  Amplifiers (only) – Tube or Solid State
  8. DAC (only)
  9. Streamers
  10. Cables & Accessories


Who will take away the gold medal this year? Will there be any surprises? It all depends on you, so start voting! Don’t forget to just vote “Other”, make sure to enter a new model to add it to the list.

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

Click here or above to enter your VOTE for each category:


Universal IEMs

Custom IEMs


DAPs/Portable Source





Cables & Accessories


Don’t forget to just vote “Other”, make sure to enter a new model to add it to the list. 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. Votes are limited to 1 a day!

4.2/5 - (116 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.

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