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  1. SJY Starry Night

    SJY Starry Night

    From the SJY Starry Night thread: From the website: Specification Impedance : 10 Ohm Driver : 80mm In-House planar Weight : 500g ~ 520g Sensitivity : ~87dB/mW *power requirement* : 1 Watt Includes Cable : 2M (3.5mm to duel 3.5mm) Pads : Angled Protein leather...
  2. HIFIMAN Audivina

    HIFIMAN Audivina

  3. SoundCzech

    Please, help me find one (or two?) new headphones...

    Hello, fellow headphone lovers! I am reaching out regarding my search for new headphones. While I am getting ready to visit Munich 2023 Hi-Fi expo, I would like to make sure I do not miss any brand/model you think might fit my needs. Let me open by going over headphones I previously owned...
  4. ZzBOG

    Obtainable (in-production) endgame closed back?

    Hello, I missed the NYC23 Canjam and the opportunities to audition the top contenders, so I am now running in circles around DCA Stealth, not quite ready to make up my mind. I am looking to buy second-hand so listening / sending back isn't really an option. I am ok with $2500 or so pricetag, if...
  5. goldwerger

    ZMF Atrium Closed - the latest closed back headphone from ZMF

    Hi everyone, With the exciting upcoming launch of ZMF's new closed backed headphone - the Atrium Closed - it is time to start a new thread here on Head-Fi. Please see Head-Fi's video announcement from earlier today: Stay tuned for more info and reviews! And excited for our upcoming...
  6. krys42

    Closed Back Over Ear Headphones under 50 dollars.

    Hi, I need help with Over Ear Closed Back Headphones under 50$, I'd use them for listening Metal and Rock music on computer. Which headphones should I buy under 50 bucks? Thank you for any help.
  7. JM Audio XTC-Closed Back (XTC-C)

    JM Audio XTC-Closed Back (XTC-C)

  8. Cyberdrive FiRENZE HP102

    Cyberdrive FiRENZE HP102

    Speaker: Hi-Res Hybrid Dual Driver Frequency Response: 5Hz-50Khz CAEE DSP: Balanced 192KHz/24Bit with Equalizer Audio Output: Balanced 192KHz/24bit Audio Power Output: 180mW Dynamic Range (HP-AMP): 107db SNR (HP-AMP): 108dB THD + N (HP-AMP): 0.007 Battery Life - Lossless: >> 12hrs PC Connection...
  9. JMAudio XTC Open-Back Audiophile Headphones

    JMAudio XTC Open-Back Audiophile Headphones

    New headphones from John Massaria Audio (JMA), famous for modifying Kennerton and Hifiman products. See below for product description from their webstore: JM Audio Edition XTC 50mm BioNano Wool/Beryllium Dynamic CONTACT US FOR COLORS AND STYLES AVAILABLE and TUNING AVAILABLE We use two...
  10. JM Audio OpusX (50mm Biodynamic Closed Backs)

    JM Audio OpusX (50mm Biodynamic Closed Backs)

  11. Edifier Stax Spirit S3

    Edifier Stax Spirit S3

    S3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones Around 80 hours for music play and a short 10-minute charge giving 11 hours playtime. Industry-leading Planar Magnetic Driver bringing Hi-Res certified audio with cleaner sound, greater resolution, better imaging, as same as true professional recording powered by...
  12. SIVGA Oriole

    SIVGA Oriole

    DESCRIPTION: * The combination of wood and metal materials makes a classic and compact design. * Wood housing is made by hand with fine workmanship. * Metal parts made by multiple processes for high-end look and durability. * The headband is designed light, comfortable and wears no pressure...
  13. Somatic

    Attention All Drummers ...

    I'd like to get an idea from the collective how one would play an acoustic drum set at full volume while listening to music without damaging their hearing. Do you guys use an IEM, open back, closed backs? Thanks.
  14. admiralnorman

    SJY Audio Starry Night Planar Magnetic Headphone

    The SJY Audio Starry Night Planar Magnetic Headphone from Jeffrey Yin is live on a crowdfunding site. Not sure about rules to linking so you'll have to Google. They are an over ear closed back wooden planar magnetic headphone. Zeos reviewed them on YouTube. You'll need some serious power to...
  15. HIFIMAN Sundara Closed-Back

    HIFIMAN Sundara Closed-Back

  16. ZzBOG

    Stellia vs ZMF VC vs Sony MDR Z1R vs ...?

    I am looking for a closed back headphone to go with my HD800s which I love, but can't use sometimes when it's too loud in the office. I have Z7M2 and while they are very comfortable and alright-sounding, I need more soundstage. Also Z7M2 suffer from a weird bug - they hiss (I am using Topping...
  17. CubeApril

    Most comfortable closed-back headphones under $1000?

    I've got some somewhat unusual requirements and I'm hoping folks can point me in the right direction. For like... a decade or so now, I've used my DT-770s as my primary work headphones. And while they are supremely comfortable, they sound only... fine, and the absurdly long cable is a huge PITA...
  18. Ollo Audio S4R Recording Headphones

    Ollo Audio S4R Recording Headphones

    Product page: Claimed by Ollo Audio Hand picked and left / right matched transducers to +/-1dB SPL pink noise range 100Hz-10kHz tolerance delivering accuracy and instrument separation. All spare parts available and exchangeable using...
  19. floeezy

    Best noise isolation for $900 - $1500 (no IEMs)

    I bought a pair of Shure KSE1200 earphones specifically for trips where I need really good noise isolation. I spent months getting a custom silicon sleeve to fit just right for my very peculiar ear canals. However, in the end, I've realized that IEMs / earphones are just not made for my ears. I...
  20. user4404

    Higher-end closed back recommendations

    Hi all, I'm sure you have seen this one before but everyone's preferences are different so here we go again. Looking for a higher-end closed back daily driver. I primarily listen to music while working but I also do a ton of gaming. I know those two don't always mix but hoping we can find...
  21. KaneMaxxx

    Closed back over-ear headphone for Metal music around 250$ (SOLVED!!)

    Hi all, Sorry for the long post (and apology as it's my first one).I want to ask some help to find a good spec of over ear headphone to listen my favourite music's. I've browsed tons of articles forum Other forums Youtube Facebook groups, Amazon reviews but when i've found something...
  22. Crosszone CZ-8A Over-The-Ear Closed Back 3-Driver Dynamic Headphones

    Crosszone CZ-8A Over-The-Ear Closed Back 3-Driver Dynamic Headphones

    Crosszone CZ-8A Over-The-Ear Closed Back 3-Driver Dynamic Headphones Natural sound, natural wear Natural Sound localization. Natural Sound Field Natural Sound Quality Comfortable Fitting Design Natural Sound Field Crosszone’s CZ-8A is a unique headphone that achieves the External...
  23. JustCans

    "Legendary" closed backs?

    Hello everyone! After being a headphone enthusiast for many years, primarily focused on open back headphones, I'm looking for some thoughts on "legendary" closed back headphones. Example: My current shopping list and current collection currently includes: AKG K1000, Stax Lambda Anything...
  24. Sennheiser

    New HD 820 video: Six "Sound" Reasons

    When our friend and sound designer @ericpalonen asked us to "pretty please?" spend some extended time with the HD 820, his reasoning was pretty straightforward: "I think it is one of the best-kept wide-open secrets. Oh, and no pun intended." Since its launch, the HD 820 has found a home with...
  25. Focal Celestee

    Focal Celestee