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Astell & Kern AK240
Great allrounder IEM
Great allrounder IEM

Shure SE215 Special Edition

Pros: Good bass, perfect mids, great built quality, nice fitting

Cons: Could use a bit more high, took time to get used to the fitting

Great portable package (easily fit in a coat pocket) with lush beautiful, easily one of the best on ear headphones
Great portable package (easily fit in a coat pocket) with lush beautiful, easily one of...

V-MODA XS

Pros: small form factor(folds up!), very very comfortable absolutely gorgeous mids, fairly linear overall bass, good treble extension,balanced overall sound

Cons: isolation(better for walking around,busing>airplanes or subway), slight more midbass (punch) than my preferred, wish soundstage was bigger

These must be taken for what they are... studio monitor headphones.
These must be taken for what they are... studio monitor headphones.

Sony MDR-XD100 Stereo Headphones

Pros: Lightweight, full over-ear pads, full & balanced sound, neutral, long cord

Cons: Cumbersome and awkward, long cord is too long, bass can get muddy

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