I'm deciding on a new set of headphones, and have set my eyes on a few open headphones. I'll be using whichever headphones I buy in libraries, offices and public transport, as well as at home. My main concern was with the noise leakage. I've viewed several videos on Youtube as well as written reviews that show the leakage to be bad for those situations I'll find myself in. However, if I hold my current set of headphones (HD202s) at arms length with the speaker pointed towards me at my normal listening volume, they are barely audible. Am I missing something, or would this give a tentative "yes" to being able use open headphones in public and quiet environments without disrupting others?
If it depends on the headphone itself, I was asking in reference the following:
Edited by Word Of Madness - 9/30/13 at 4:17am