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Where to buy Headphones in Vancouver?

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I want to find a store that allows me to test out diferent headphones so I can make a better judgment as to which ones I want.

Does anyone know where I can find such store in Vancouver?
post #2 of 7
There were a few threads about this in the headphone forum. Try the search button.
post #3 of 7
Try these places for headphones:

Commercial Electronics
1335 Burrard St.
Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1Z7
Tel: (604) 669-5525

The Sound Room
2025 W. Broadway
Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1Z9
Tel: (604) 736-7771

Hi-Fi Centre
578 Seymour St
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3J6
Tel: (604) 688-5502


A couple of nice places to see/hear high-end sources:

Signature Audio
3025 Cambie Street
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4N2
Tel: (604) 873-6682

Sound Plus
600 W. Broadway
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1G1
Tel: (604) 873-4571


D.
post #4 of 7
these stores dont have westone iem's? any idea where to get them in vancouver?
post #5 of 7

You can also try Headphone Bar.

245 West Broadway, Van

604-569-0694


Edited by Headphoneabuser - 9/21/10 at 5:27pm
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Originally Posted by Demolition View Post

Try these places for headphones:

Commercial Electronics
1335 Burrard St.
Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1Z7
Tel: (604) 669-5525
   Address changed to 1565 W 7th Avenue Vancouver. Did not go by here but they confirmed by phone there is a selection of headphones to listen too.

The Sound Room
2025 W. Broadway
Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1Z9
Tel: (604) 736-7771
    No longer carry headphones!  
Hi-Fi Centre
578 Seymour St
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3J6
Tel: (604) 688-5502

    Just walked by the place (was getting tired lol!) but from the window i could see some cans to take for a test drive.
 
A couple of nice places to see/hear high-end sources:

Signature Audio
3025 Cambie Street
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4N2
Tel: (604) 873-6682
     
    No longer carry cans.
Sound Plus
600 W. Broadway
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1G1
Tel: (604) 873-4571
   Appears by the look of the place and the fact i can't reach their website = Out Of Business!

D.


       Did the leg work recently hoping to listen to some cans so thought i would update this thread as there has been some changes which i will post below each link above.

 

        Will also add 2 new locations not mentioned for a "Live Listen"!

 

      Long & McQuade - 368 Terminal Avenue

                                        Vancouver, British Columbia
                                        V6A 3W9
                                        Phone: 604-734-4886

  

       Tom Lee Music  - 929 Granville Street                                 

                                  Vancouver, British Columbia

                           V6Z 1L3

                           Phone: (604) 685-8471

 
       Headphone Bar is still at the same location and offers a good selection to listen too plus carries amps as well!

Edited by murph65 - 1/19/12 at 8:33pm
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For sure!  Head down to Experience Headphones at 3057 Granville Street.  They let you try on every single pair in every single color. 

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