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  1. project86

    Lear LCM-Skyline

    Budget CIEM with single dynamic driver
  2. D

    Wireless IEMs with balanced/flat/transparent sound?

    Hi everyone! I am currently in search of a wireless pair of IEMs as I already have a pair of over-ears but would like something more portable and less clunky. Most popular ones I've seen seem to have a somewhat V-shaped sound signature or at least have an issue with bass overshadowing the mids...
  3. foscolo

    Upgrade advice - currently Sennheiser HD380pro + Marantz PM6003 + PC-USB to Cambridge DacMagic

    Hello everybody! I'm a classical musician and I've enjoyed silently reading head-fi forums over the last weeks. I finally thought I would tap into the collective experience and knowledge for some advice... My current setup is: - Sennheiser HD380 pro closed-back over-ear headphones - Marantz...
  4. L

    Best IEMs w/ mic under 100€ to use with phone (no dac)

    Hello, as the title says I'm looking for IEMs under 100€ to only use with my phone and maybe sometime my laptop. I don't use a dac, just straight from the 3.5mm jack of my pixel 3a. I stream music from Tidal HiFi, I need these only when I'm going around outside (for the future since I'm stuck...
  5. M

    Help with headphones, dacs/amps

    I'm very new to all of this but have been doing a lot of reading on new headphones but can't decide what to buy. I don't have a DAC or amp. I will mostly use these headphones for gaming (often times competitive shooters like csgo) while on the call with friends and some light music listening or...
  6. D

    HD 600's or WH-1000XM3 / QC35's?

    Hello everyone, beginner here. I'm looking for multipurpose headphones with emphasis on sound quality (music, listening to my guitar plugged in and gaming). I listen to rock / metal and would like something with good bass. I currently use my HyperX Cloud II gaming headset for all of the above...
  7. morunas

    LF comfortable open circumaural headphones up to around $50

    Hey everyone, As "comfortable" is a metric only experience can speak of... could you help me find headphones for my girlfriend's head for long online dungeons and dragons sessions? So most importantly comfortable: minimal clamping, many hours without warming the ears, comfy pads Sound: as main...
  8. R

    Need Help Finding the best headphones under $75

    I got some extra money and have wanted a new pair of headphones for some time. I'm not very knowledgeable with headphone specs so I've come here for some help. I would like headphones that allow me to hear all the footsteps in Modern Warfare, Yet also listen to and enjoy my bassy punk rock music...
  9. C

    Best Bluetooth headphones quality-price ratio (<$60)

    Been an audio enthusiast for as long as I can remember, but haven't had the funds to purchase good headphones. It seemed like forever, but I've finally saved sufficient money to spend on a decent pair of headphones! What's the best <$60 Bluetooth headphones in terms of quality-to-price ratio? I...
  10. S

    Need suggestions for over-the-ear headphones

    I'm looking for headphones with some of this qualities: 1) Looks: I'd prefer headbands that are almost perfectly round like the ones in the photo below. Shallow ear pads would be nice, too, but not a must. 2) Wired. It can have bluetooth, but I need to use it with cable. 3) Active noise...
  11. V

    Looking for in-ear headphones under $30

    No amp, source will be my phone, usually Spotify on high/very high quality, also Youtube videos ofc. I listen to all kinds of music: metal, rock (mostly alternative/indie), bit of jazz, hip hop (lo-fi too), rap, pop and electronic. Would be really good if they have a microphone (+ a button)...
  12. DecrepitClanker

    Best-budget bass headphones?

    After doing some research, I've come to the conclusion that BeyerDynamic DT 770 PRO 250 Ohm would best fit that titular description. In addition to comfort and price. However, since they were released some time ago, I was wondering if this still holds true?
  13. B

    Sony XB450BV Replacement for student on a budget

    Hi there, my old and loved xb450s well... start to get old and I indeed, despite the bass kinda getting allmost in the way of everything else, love the living crap out of em and exept for the Crushers (which i am not 100% sold on since I owned and broke multiple skullcandys as an teenager...
  14. Samplingentropy

    Neckband on a tight budget

    Hi all and everyone. Been around here for a while but had a brain melt and lost my old account. You guided me to my 2, or 3 although the iem's finally suffered death by cabelbrake, headphones. As my all-day, everyday phone I use Sennheiser hd-25's, I love em and will always do. At home or on...
  15. boneburglar

    WTS ATH-IM02

    WTS my IM02 because I upgraded to the Xelento. Besides the IEM and cable, it includes small, large, and XL tips alongside small and large Symbios with foam and mediums without foam, and the case. No box sadly. Pictures here -> https://imgur.com/a/6HTnEqE Note that the GR07 was from another sale...
  16. M

    HELP: Suggestions for a budget Neutral DAP

    Neutral sounding DAPs in this price range (<$200) ? I'm doing a little research about budget neutral sounding DAPs and so far, I've found Benjie T6, Aune M1s (secondhand), FiiO M3K, Cowon Plenue D, and xDuoo X3ii. I've also been told that Hidizs AP80, Cowon Plenue M2 (secondhand), and FiiO M6...
  17. boneburglar

    WTS Hiby R3

    Has a small scratch on the back (the front screen is unscathed) but otherwise it's like new. Includes box and accessories. Also includes the old style leather case. Will upload pictures later. Looking for $125 shipped. I am also open to trades for other DAPs, try shooting me an offer, but trades...
  18. boneburglar

    Creative Aurvana Live 1

    I'm selling my CAL because I own an X00 now, and since I'm attempting to downsize my collection it seems a bit redundant to own it at this point. It's still very solid for what it is, I've just moved past it at this point. The only "issue" is that the cup rotates in the yoke on one side further...
  19. Sound N00b

    Dirt cheap earbud advice?

    As much as I would like to have some really nice earbuds to compliment my nice headphones but I lose/break them way too often. I am looking for a nice pair of earbuds suitable for a wide variety of music (but especially indy rock). I understand that there are some nice earbuds at the $40 level...
  20. P

    Newbie here, looking for recommendations.

    I've been lurking at this message board for the last few years. Whenever I'd look for headphone information, I'd find links to this forum. I've become somewhat of a headphone junkie over this period of time, and I'm always looking for a new pair of headphones. I'm kind of a cheapskate/on a...
  21. J

    In search of budget IEMs, easy to drive, high isolation

    I'm not new headfi but it's been so long I forgot my very username and what email I used :P Long story short, I have a reasonably good over ear audiophile grade home rig that I'm happy with (or will be when I buy a new amp), but I need new IEMs. My current pair is a the old Radius DDMs, and...
  22. P

    Next new toy: budget electrostats or planars?

    Hi all, long-time lurker here. This forum has yet to steer me wrong, so I turn to it again, this time more directly. I've tried a variety of different-sounding headphones, but I have yet to try planars and electrostats so those seem like the next logical steps. To give you an idea of my taste...
  23. RONJA MESCO

    [WTS] Great starter audiophile cans: AKG K271 MkII w/ Photos $60

    What's up Headfi... If you're a audiophile starting out and you want a decent pair of cans that aren't garbage and a great budget inroad into the hobby without exorbitant cost-these cans are for you!!!! Here are the AKG K271 MkII. Many on head-fi will agree to the quality these are for the...
  24. X

    IEM advice needed

    Hey, I've made a similiar post, but I don't think i expressed myself correctly :) I'm basically looking for a new IEM, I need something portable with minimal sound leak. I listen to a variety of music but the thing I love the most is the clarity and detail in the sound. I want to hear every...
  25. X

    Mid-centric IEM

    Hey :) I'm looking for an IEM that is mid-centric. I want it to be as clear sounding as possible, perhaps with some detail. Those are the things I look the most after, I also prefer treble over bass. I could use some soundstage or imaging if possible too. My budget is around $300, anyone help...
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