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Sennheiser HD 380 PRO Headphones

The best closed cans for monitoring and recording live music.

Zobel

Pros: Sound quality, Isolation, Comfort and fit, Durability, Hard shell case, Price

Cons: If used with portable or casual home use, needs replacement cable

I realize it is a bit of apples vs oranges, but I will compare these to the Sennheiser HD 600 sound, since I sometimes use those to mix recordings with, and many know their sound. Assuming good sources and amplification, the HD 380 pro sounds as balanced through the mids and highs as the HD 600. Both are what most would consider neutral, or flat, with the HD 600s being ever so  slightly...
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The best in sound quality, but too many downsides.
The best in sound quality, but too many downsides.
Pretty good for the prices, sturdy, comfortable
Pretty good for the prices, sturdy, comfortable

JVC KENWOOD In-Ear Headphones HA-FX750

Pros: Sub-bass, bass, mid bass....soundstage ....all about that bass....respond very well with Equalizer, realistical with natural tonality and timbres

Cons: Bass! The powerful bass is just always there, even in the track where it should be more subtles ! Vocals is a little further away

An excellent mid level amp for someone with a slew of different headphones to amplify
An excellent mid level amp for someone with a slew of different headphones to amplify

Schiit Lyr 2

Pros: size and build; fast, dynamic sound; not soft sounding, has tons of power, works great with planars and dynamics alike

Cons: finicky stock tubes, can be aggressive on high gain, gets hot, you will need an equally good DAC

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