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Replacement for AH-D2000

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 

So my D2k broke on me and since they are discontinued I need to find a good replacement.

Which headphone out there in the 300 dollar price range come close to these cans?

post #2 of 7

You want another closed, dynamic driver hp that is easy to drive and has similar bass? 


I'd try to score a used pair in very condition on the used forum here. Or look into getting your pair fixed. It may cost you a lot less. 


You also might consider this:



post #3 of 7

Maybe Beyerdynamic DT 990 (except it's open)

post #4 of 7
Thread Starter 

How are the Q40s compared to the XB500s? as I already have a really bassy headphone (xb500) 

I need good bass, so open is not an option for me.

post #5 of 7

I think the Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80's are a solid alternative to the D2000's. They don't sound the same, but their bass response in comparable, and I like their more tamed treble. I also think the mids are a little bit nicer. They isolate muuuuch better, and are just as comfortable.

post #6 of 7
Kenwood KH-K1000 will replace and upgrade. Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A will replace with more coloration (you'll either find it an upgrade or a downgrade, depending on you). Both feel better put together to me.
post #7 of 7

Try the Audio Technica A900X. Very similar to the D2000, slightly smoother treble, slightly more rolled off bass. Mid bass is more controlled than the stock D2000.

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