1. visionaryBlend

    DT880 dissatisfaction?

    Hello, this is my first time posting on Head-Fi Forums, so please do bear with me.   I recently purchased the DT880 Premium, 250 ohm version. This is my first foray into high end headphones, excluding Grado SR80i's. (which I enjoyed, until I had issues with rattly drivers on bassy freqs.) I...
  2. Retrias

    Dear Head-Fi Help me Kill my Wallet

    Dear head fi , I am pretty new here , just getting into the better part of the audio world , so far I have a beyer dt 1350, and a fiio e 17, so now I want something to use at home, something that maximize on comfort, you know like a full size headphone, so I am looking for the headphone that is ...
  3. Jacktaris

    Suggestions to upgrade from ES-7

    Hi everyone, noobie here. I've recently got into the audiophile world and my previous gears are ath-es7 and m50s.   I have listened to the m50s for awhile and sold them as i do not like the m50 sound signature. Find it to have a bit of recessed mids and i like my es7 more.   So...
  4. Mods12

    Shure 840 amp/dac

    I was hearing some annoying crackling sounds though my fiio e10 and sent it back today. i did notice an improvement. Should i just order another fiio e10 or get something else. i may get a pair of dt880s so an amp/dac that would fit those headphones too
  5. cib24

    Getting sick of Beyerdynamic left ear cup rattle

    Hello all,   Long time lurker and finally decided to post a question to get opinions on the best replacement headphone for my needs going forward. I currently own a pair of Beyerdynamic 250 Ohm DT 880 Pros which I have had for two years. Prior to the DT 880's I owned a pair of Beyerdynamic...
  6. Arbakadarba

    Looking for new full-size, open headphones - need help choosing between all the suggestions

    I have been looking for a new set of headphones for a while, and have received a lot of suggestions. I have already excluded some, but there is still a good bunch to choose from. I will use my headphones mainly for music, but they will also be used for movies. I prefer detailed, clear and...
  7. Kodhifi

    My review of the AKG Q701

    I've been using Beyerdynamic DT880 in the 250ohm model for about 3 years and I almost wore them out from so much usage. At the time I bought those the only other headphone that came close was the K701. Fast forward a few years and AKG releases the Q701 Quincey Jones model with a detatchable...
  8. Kodhifi

    My review of the Sony MDR-V6

    A bit about my collection Beyerdynamic DT880 250ohm AKG Q701 Sony MDR-V600 Sennheiser HD201 Sennheiser HD205 Sennheiser HD419 Grado SR60i The V6 used to be a standard in the recording and video/music production worlds and Sony decided to cash in on this by discontinuing the V6 and...
  9. eddie75

    Best Headphone for Rock & Metal 200 - 600 €

    Hey guys,   I'm searching a new headphone for home listening. Price range 200 - 600€. My favourite music is rock and metal. I listen to nearly everthing in this two genres, except most death & black metal (although i love Death or Opeth for example). My favourite metal bands are Iron...
  10. snip3r77

    Recommend me a headphone ( system )

    Went to my friend's house and was able to sample quite a bit of his collection, about 10 of these.   But these are the 2 that really came out tops which are powered by a tube amp optimized for 32ohm and he was using the Dragonfly DAC.   Tried the Alessandro MS-1 ( Modded ). Fell in love...
  11. chewynuts

    Looking for Headphones equally good for Gaming and Music

    Hi Guys,   I live in a college dorm and need some advice on which headphones to buy for late night gaming. Read the entire list of reviews here and still can't make up my mind; I have some very specific requirements for this pair of headphones. Let me share my background to give you an...
  12. Abovetheair

    My Dog has Caused me a Heart Attack (Picture inside)

    So, Head-fi. How would you like it if you bought some Dt880's a month ago, and have them ruined by your dog? This is what I was greeted with today, how lovely, right? The headphones were on my dresser. He knocked them off and completely chewed through a cord. I think I can repair it, I'm not...
  13. Bam785

    Gaming headphones and sound card $400.

    Hello I am looking for a headphone and sound card combo for around $400 to 450. I have never brought any high end audio hardware before and need your help. I will use this mostly for gaming. games I will be playing are WoW, BF3, Skyrim, and Assassins Creed. I hardly listen to music but when I do...
  14. douchebag

    Best headphones w/out amps?

    Ok so I know I'm asking a lot here but it would be great if you guys could help me out here. I'm looking for the best headphones that still do great without amps and I'm looking for isolation, great soundstage, comfort and being able to listen to them for awhile without getting annoyed and...
  15. Intrinsion

    Should I get higher end headphones with no amp, or lower end headphones with one?

    Hello, I'm looking for an entrance into the world of the audiophile and was wondering what would be best for me:   Budget of around £250 ($380). I will mainly be listening to music and playing games, but will occasionally watch films. Genres I like include Rock, Electronic, Classical...
  16. Lucagt9

    best headphones under 200$

    what are in your opinion the best headphones under or about 200$? i'm searching for great sound quality and deep clear bass for electronic but also pop music. i can also buy an amplifier if it could help
  17. altomite

    Which or Both?

    I have a Beyer DT990 Pro/250 headphone.  Will a Phillips Fidelio X2 enhance my situation?
  18. slytherin

    Best entry audiophile headphones under 250 dollars

    Hi,guys I am looking to forward to becoming an audiophile, and I would like  to know what are some of the best headphones I can get for less than 250 dollars. I usually listen to classical rock, or alternative rock, and sometimes house music. I would like to know what are the best headphones in...

    Any difference between Beyerdynamic DT880 Pro Series 250 ohm and DT880 Reference Series 600 ohm?

    I am looking for an upgrade for my tube amp.  Any improvements in this upgrade?
  20. LopesME

    Beyerdynamic DT 770 / 880 / 990 250ohms + Hifiman EF2a : a nice deal ?

    Hi folks,   I have a Hifiman EF2a amp and I am searching for a good and comfortably headphone. I bought for use with my ATH-AD700 and I think the pair does not marriage well.   Has anybody experienced any Beyerdynamics 250 ohms versions with this amplifier ? Does the amp have power...
  21. xinyuzhao

    Wanna a system with headphone and DAC AMP use on laptop

    Here can not more than 1500 dollar for it and I need a system about listen to the music which is vocal of Asian lady and Nightwish or X japan .  AND TWO WAY I THINK IS : 1. Lavry Da11 +DT880 250ohms 2 .Rs1i+Ra1+ DAC (NO IDEA)   So if here is some another idea that will be great and although...
  22. Leondinas

    Ordnance.22 Portable Headphone Amplifier

    Recently, i just jump into interesting deal in my local I have tried to look it up online but barely see any review or comparison. I also discovery it is not a brand but rather a series made by Jaben audio shop: ( The deal is pretty attractive with 40$ for this amp which...
  23. Andyken

    Philips Fidelio L2 - review and comparison with (a lot of) other headphones

    I received my new Fidelio L2 headphones a few days ago and just thought I would share my thoughts. I read all the reviews and forum comments I could before ordering and was a little worried they might have been over-hyped, but I have to say that so far I am very, very impressed.   A little...
  24. Valhallatier

    Mini reviews of headphones i auditioned

    Hello i just visited a local audio shop, auditioning headphones (for free, yes free). and this are my quick reviews of headphones i tried. Sennheiser HD800: No way you come into a headphone store and not looking at the Sennheiser HD800, its simply the 'best'. Plugged into a Oppo...
  25. caohuynhnhan

    HELP!!! DT990 pro 250ohm, DT990 pre 600ohm or DT880 250ohm which is the best choice

    Hello, I'm a newbie.  I very like beyerDynamic design, so I choose beyerDynamifc headphone. Anyone can give me recomendation "a best headphone for me".    My favourite is Pop ballad (female-voices as BOA, Yao Si Ting, Davichi... i live in Asia), instrument (monochord, zither, guitar..)...