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  1. seamonsterzell

    Trying to buy headphones w/o much knowledge

    I'd appreciate some input and I'm very sorry for my lack of knowledge on this subject. I'm looking to buy some headphones as a gift for my partner. I've been researching  but I still am unsure which would best suit his need. I thought it might help to sort of explain   He plays electric...
  2. tom83

    Help choosing phones + amp

    Hi,   Apologies for yet another thread by someone new asking for consumer advice. I'm finding it hard to make decissions.   I'm in the market for some circumaural headphones (up to £200) and a portable amp. I listen to music all day at work in a busy office mostly from a HTC mobile...
  3. kamcok

    Sennheiser Amperior Review

    Hey guys, I've been on head-fi for ages but I haven't posted much and I haven't posted one single proper review. I've just been reading most of the time. So here's my first one, it's the Sennheiser Amperior in silver colour. I got this headphone recently and I'll try to post in the most...
  4. amigomatt

    Present for a good musician friend. Result of much research..

    I'm a musician and so is my good friend.  I really want to get him some nice cans for his birthday that is coming up.  I've done TONS of research, but won't get chance to try out many of my options.   He likes all sorts of music and is a piano and trumpet player.  His music tastes are...
  5. ax0nom

    Advices to buy next cans!

    Hi!   I joined this community just now but I have been reading it since a long time ago.   I own the AKG k271 Mk. II, and the IEM RE0, because I try to produce a bit of music, and now I would like to buy a new headphone to enjoy listening to music.   My musical preferences are very...
  6. EnigmaticLife

    Recommendations for new headphones under 150

    Hey!   I always thought beats were ridiculously overrated/priced and never got a pair even when they became the craze on my basketball team. I'm about to head off to college in SoCal now and I decided its time for me to spend the money to get a nicer pair of headphones. I always like to...
  7. uOpt

    About to order Shure SRH1540, want to double-check my line of thinking?

    I want to try another set of closed headphones.  The best I owned so far are the Shure 840s. The major weakness in them for me is that there isn't enough bass and turning up the bass in the EQ leaves a bass that isn't precise enough to find out what's going on.  I say "the best I owned" because...
  8. mgbi

    DAP+IEM/HEAD combo for £150-£300

    Dear all,   (I just noticed this is a bit long but I hope its worth the read and consideration since I am trying to mix work and fun here)   I've been reading quite a few threads over the last few weeks whenever time allowed and I want to get a kit going and my requirements are not...
  9. kamcok

    [AUS] AKG K271 mk ii

    AKG K271 mk ii in great condition for sale. No visible defects. Just like new, I treated this headphones like a baby. Included will be the headphones, 3 sets of earpads, 3 interchangable cables and the box. Cables included will be :  1 DIY pure straight silver cable 1.8m long 1 Straight...
  10. kamcok

    AKG K271 mk ii

    AKG K271 mk ii in great condition for sale. No visible defects. Just like new, I treated this headphones like a baby. Included will be the headphones, 3 sets of earpads, 3 interchangable cables and the box. Cables included will be :  1 DIY pure straight silver cable 1.8m long 1 Straight...
  11. Siva108

    Anything more neutral than the MDR-V6 for $170 budget?

    So I decided to save up and spend a little more on headphones.   I'm looking for as neutral a sound as possible for my budget. I'm looking for durability, comfort, sound quality and isolation.   So from the frequency graphs I've seen (still very new to this so please correct me if I'm...
  12. Fuzziekiwi

    Headphone with Large Soundstage

    I'd like to know what headphones have a large sound stage for under $100. Suitable for music listening
  13. Elbows

    Which headphones to get under $200?

    I've got two bills to drop on a nice pair of over ear headphones. I was hoping I could tap into the well of knowledge that is you bonified audiophiles.   I'm mostly going to be using them for commuting around town, and listening at my computer for long periods of time.   I mostly listen...
  14. JTrilogy

    Looking to trade up from Superlux HD681

    Hey there! I'm a long time lurker, first time poster, and I'm looking for some advice.   I previously owned a pair of Superlux HD681s and I absolutely loved their sound. Unfortunately, I left them in my school's recording studio and someone took them. Now I have around $100 to burn and I was...
  15. armyowalgreens

    Wondering how the AKG-271 MKII compares to Philips Citiscape Uptown (Similar price range)

    I owned a pair of AKG 271 MKII's for almost two years and loved them.    About three months ago some ******* broke into my apartment and stole about 1000 dollars worth of stuff. Including my 600 dollar motorcycle helmet, stereo and, of course, my AKGs.    I've been getting by on an old...
  16. WiFi-WiRe

    Headphone upgrade....Ultrasone or something else?

    Hi, Right now I´m using AKG K271 MK II headphones. I like the detail level, but the AKGs lack some bass. So I´m thinking about selling them and buying some other cans with more bass. I mainly listen to classic rock(AC/DC, Guns n Roses, Thin Lizzy and co),punk rock (GreenDay, Rise Against and...
  17. petervii

    Ridiculous needs for portable headphone!!!

    Hello to you all! I hate starting new threads ,but i thought it would be nice to give you a laugh at what i'm becoming through this forum. I started out 15 years ago searching for a decent sounding headphone. Look at what i need this month and understand why i want to punch myself:   I want...
  18. iim7V7IM7

    Accurate/Neutral Sounding Headphones for Recording, Mixing, Tracking and General Listening for $200-$400

    Hi,   These headphones will be used with my iMac and my audio interface (30 ohm output) for both home recording (guitar) and general listening.  Since I will use them also for tracking isolation and lack of leakage when recording with a condenser mic is important.  I have idenified a number...
  19. Mishalex

    BOSE and BEATS FTW...What?

    First of all, have you ever noticed that FTW is What backwards?  Yeah...just thought I'd point that out.  I also thought I'd point out that none other than Tyll Hertsens has admitted that the Bose Quietcomfort 15  are among the best in the category of noise canceling headphones, and that the and...
  20. abraham_tek

    A little more mids than the M50s, in the same price range? (Maybe $180)

    Hey everyone.   I own the M50s (Audio Technica, for those who don't know lol), and I think they are great headphones.   Now, back in 2010 when they were $100, they were for sure the best headphones in the price range, no questions asked.   Now that they are a little more expensive...
  21. MotherShip

    fiio e10 + k271 mkII ?

    i recently purchased those super-ultra-awesome cans =P i was almost ready to buy the E10, but then the person who sold me the cans told me he has a nice o2 amp for sale, and that the fiio is garbage and they wont pair well with the k271 mkII. now i can get the o2 for about the same price as...
  22. Tarheelvolvo

    Good headphones for Guitar Practice

    I have combed through the past 5+years of Head-fi posts and have found some great suggestions, of course that leads to more questions. I went to the closest Guitar Center to try out a few phones and wanted to elicit opinions and what might be the best option for me since some of the headphones...
  23. SteelFiction

    HELP! Choosing a Headphone! Extremely Detailed!

    Hello, I am looking for a good neutral type of headphones. Planning on using them for 50% Gaming and 50% Media. Media includes music, videos, movies and the like. Gaming just being good sound and hearing things, being emersed or just having fun with it. My budget is $125 - $150, I can go over it...
  24. Nick R

    What headphones are best for me?

    I just joined here because I am in need of some new headphones and it seems as if you guys have good advice.   I want over-ear headphones, that are closed back, because I don't want sound to be leaking in and out. I want something that has a nice crisp sound, and not to much bass or treble...
  25. Sylanel

    New to full-size need advices

    Hi guys, Head-Fi having been my bible when it comes to audio, I come to ask for advices. I've been using IEM for years now and finally decided to try full size cans to enjoy my music every days. Here is what I can tell you guys... First, my budget is $300 max. My main sources are my iPad 2...
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