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German Maestro GMP 450 PRO Headphones Reviews

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German Maestro GMP 450 Pro Review

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Pros: Very comfortable ear pads, excellent clarity and definition

Cons: Soft grip on ears means that they could slip off while very active

The GMP 450 is the closed back cousin of the GMP 400, which has an open back design.   The sound is very similar to the open back GMP 400, but with a little more bass response and narrower soundstage.  Very impressive though for a closed back design.   Interestingly, I found that the GMP 450 requires a decent quality headphone amp (I had them hooked up to an Icon Audio HP8) to really make them sing, whereas the GMP 400 was more flexible about it's source.   The earcups are mounted on what German Maestro call a cardomatic suspension system.  The result is a feather soft grip around the ears that readjusts as you move and stays pretty secure (as long...
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