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Sennheiser HD438 Around The Ear Headphones (Black) Reviews

lkschee

Fair

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Pros: Balanced sound

Cons: Lack of noise cancellation

I have used these when doing a few sets at the uni bar,   As a quick review of these headphones: Turned up loud they rattle (foam moves about) Bass is present, and has some detail   On a DJ Deck they can handle a beating, as a night progresses you will find yourself turning up the mixer volume to deliver power that would likely blow things up. These have extremely poor noise cancellation and is an extremely poor choice if doing anything but practice or casual listening.   These things are very very comfortable, and you can listen to tracks all day without hassles.
koolkat

Sennheiser HD438 Review

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Pros: Good sound quality, made of hard plastic does not feel too flimsy, quality bass.

Cons: Velour pads get hot, some parts fail rather quickly

Comfort These cans are definitely comfortable. They are not too heavy despite their size but they would be better suited for home use, I'll elaborate later on. The velour pads are warm and if you're living in a hot and humid climate, I wouldn't suggest these. They get really hot outside. One of these cans' strongest points is that they feel really comfortable for prolonged usage.   Noise-Cancelling These are not noise-cancelling headphones. These headphones enclose your ears, blocking out some ambient noise but it is definitely not noise cancelling. These cans are hopeless on trains and other forms of public transport. I'm not sure how much they block out, but as a guide,...
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