Pros: Generously extended bass for an open can, good detail, good soundstage, I forget it is on my head (velour), portable.
Cons: Can sound veiled or heavy if you come from bright headphones, jack of all trades (master of none).
My audio chain is MP3@320 or FLAC > HiFimeDIY USB Isolator > HiFimeDIY Sabre U2 > Fiio 6" cable > Objective2 w/ 16v 400mA adapter > HPH-200. If you are looking for a ~$100 on ear open can that has detailed but punchy bass (a rarity), a nice soundstage (nothing to rant about), and a well tuned mid-high range these are your best bet. They will probably pair best with a neutral or cold amplifier... Otherwise I think the bass could be unbalanced. It doesn't seem to bleed into the mids. Sibilance only shows up if it is not dealt with by the musician's mixing team. The HPH-200 can handle pretty much every genre...(read more)