Hey everyone, I'm looking for an open back headphone that focuses more on mids rather than bass. Also, I'd like them too have a nice natural sound and I'm willing to stretch my budget a bit. I've been analyzing the Beyerdynamic DT-990-Pro-250 and they seem to be pretty good for the buck. Any suggestions? I really appreciate any feedback from the community.
Best open back headphones for $200
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Nothing will come close to the (discontinued) Sony SA3000 for natural sound, I prefer them over the Sennheiser HD800. Get them while you can!
ATH-AD900X is great at 200$.
Its previous version (non-X) earned A+ for value in the Battle Of The Flagships thread:
The "X" version is a big improvement over the old one, so you can't go wrong.
They are better value-wise, HD800 is still better SQ-wise.
They are not fragile, unless you actively abuse them.
I own the ATH-A900X closed version and I've been tempted myself to also get the ATH-AD900X open headphones.
What sources are you plugging the headphones into?
I don't own an amp yet, I was planning on buying both the headphones and the amp at once so I'm not entirely sure on which amp to buy.
Is this for a PC or receiver or portable audio device or other?