open back headphones
  1. SJY Umi

    SJY Umi From SJY's website: Umi offers a superior listening experience with headphones featuring wide sound stage and deep sub bass for immersive sound. Enjoy high-fidelity audio with exceptional clarity. Driver : 96mm Silver planar driver Cable : Dual 3.5mm to...
  2. S

    Philips SHP9600 or Superlux HD-681EVO

    I want to get a open-back headphones and trying to decide between these two. I like my music to sound bright with good amount of bass thump. Please help me decide.
  3. Meze Audio Empyrean II

    Meze Audio Empyrean II

    “When we first talked about creating the second generation of Empyrean, I knew it would be far from easy. With many ideas in mind, I reached out to our community, eager to gather their feedback in any way I could. I wanted to dive into their hearts and minds, to understand their expectations...
  4. NymPHONOmaniac

    HIFIMAN HE1000 STEALTH Impressions sharing

    Hello headfier, i'm not 100% certain if their a thread dedicated to this headphones but I haven't found it if so... I did find some for all other HE1K version though....but I just own the Stealth version right now so I can't comment on other... I mean, I own Arya Organic, Audivina, Ananda Nano...
  5. MoonAudio

    Open vs. Closed Headphones: What's the Difference? | Moon Audio

    Open vs. Closed Headphones: What's the Difference? | Moon Audio
  6. ETA O²

    ETA O²

    ETA O² The legacy Mini Open headphone was an exercise in maximum minimalism - stripping down the enclosure to its most basic form to reveal the most potential of the drivers within. The question therefore arises - given the unique strengths of this type of...
  7. iBasso SR3

    iBasso SR3

    Specifications: Driver type: moving coil Structure: fully open Frequency range: 3Hz-40kHz Sensitivity: 108dB at 1kHz Impedance: 150Ω Rated Power: 50mW Distortion: <1% (at 1kHz /1mW) Plug specification: gold-plated 4.4mm Wire length: 1.6m Product net weight: 395g (excluding wire)
  8. Apos Audio

    Moondrop VOID Open-Back Headphone Now on Apos

    Hi all, We’re thrilled to announce that Moondrop just released their full-size headphone, the Moondrop VOID 50mm Dynamic Driver Open-Back Headphone. After three years of R&D, they wrestled the VOID’s massive 50mm drivers beneath the company’s philosophical banners of high efficiency and...
  9. Apos Audio

    Apos Caspian Open-Back Headphone Giveaway

    Hi all, Here's our first holiday present for the community. We’re giving away an Apos Caspian Open-Back Headphone. Made with hand-assembled, sustainable materials, the Apos Caspian looks timeless and sounds thrilling. In order to join, Headfiers who comment on this thread will get one entry to...
  10. MoonAudio

    2022 Utopia Extended Q&A with Focal France | Moon Audio

    2022 Utopia Extended Q&A with Focal France | Moon Audio
  11. jude

    Dan Clark Audio EXPANSE Review: Interview, Measurements, Impressions

    Dan Clark Audio EXPANSE Review: Interview, Measurements, Impressions As open-back headphones go, there’s nothing quite like the new Dan Clark Audio EXPANSE. While it was developed and built using the platform and technologies pioneered on the closed-back STEALTH, the EXPANSE brings entirely...
  12. MoonAudio

    HiFiMan Edition XS Headphone Review & Comparison | Moon Audio

    HiFiMan Edition XS Headphone Review & Comparison | Moon Audio
  13. MoonAudio

    Best Open-Back Audiophile Headphones of 2022 | Moon Audio

    Best Open-Back Audiophile Headphones of 2022 | Moon Audio
  14. M

    Need some advice

    Good morning all :) I Need some advice on some new Headphones. My current pair is a V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless i bought them because i was a huge fan of the Lp2 and wantet to continue with V-Moda. Now i want to get out and try something different im Looking into open Back headphones for...
  15. Z

    Sub $200 open back

    Is there an open back full size headphone that is under $200 and has clarity/neutral sound? I come from the radio and voiceover worlds where it's all closed back cans and I'd like to get a pair of affordable open-back headphones so I can just zone out with some good tunes in my ears. Don't...
  16. Altiat CAL.1H

    Altiat CAL.1H

    "The Cal.1H employs a 50mm driver with an infilled PET diaphragm. There is enough excursion to produce low-frequencies with ease and linearity without the unnecessary/overbearing side-effects." "The high-sensitivity of the drivers used in the CAL.1H is an advantage for ones who are wanting to...
  17. H

    Looking for comfortable open back headphones for large head, budget <300€

    Hi! I was around this forum for a few months over 10years ago when I was looking for my last portable music player and was helped here a lot to a Cowon device that lasted me many years. I don't remember account name and don't have access to the e-mail it was registered with. But I thought that...
  18. M

    Will an Amp fix my concerns/Issues with my Hifiman Sundaras'?

    So i recently upgraded from a pair of Audio-Technica M50X's to a pair of Hifiman Sundaras however i feel like at best, they sound very much alike and at worst some details in some of the music i listen to are lost to the Sundaras. For example, on the m50x's i might hear a very subtle thing in...
  19. TSAVWayne

    ELITE - The New Flagship From Meze Is Now Available To Demo

    From TSAV. The New Flagship Headphone From Meze, The "ELITE" Is Now Available To Demo In Our Headphone Bar. For more details, go here.
  20. Apos Audio

    Hi From Apos Audio & Announcing The Caspian Headphone Launch

    We wanted to introduce ourselves to the audio community here on Head-Fi and announce the launch of our first headphone. Apos Audio is based in the Bay Area and we curate audiophile equipment from different brands including products made by us. Community members who have interacted with us love...
  21. sennheiserhd485

    Why are super expensive closed back headphones created?

    Why are super expensive closed back headphones created? I ask because, isn't it true that open is always going to be the superior design for raw sound quality?
  22. Nectar Sound Hive

    Nectar Sound Hive

    The Hives are an electrostatic headphone produced by the boutique manufacturer Nectar Sound.
  23. Austrian Audio Hi-X65

    Austrian Audio Hi-X65

    Delightfully revealing We created our new Hi-X65 open-back headphones with mixing and mastering in mind. They’re built to satisfy the need for close, precise listening at these critical stages of the audio production process. The same qualities that make them great for professional audio...
  24. T+A Solitaire P

    T+A Solitaire P

    Specifications Transducer principle Planar-magnetostatic Impedance 80 Ohms Frequency response 5 Hz - 54 kHz Distortion < 0,015 % @ 100 dB Maximum sound pressure level > 130 dB Sensitivity 101 dB @ 1 kHz, 1V Transducer size elliptic 110 x 80 mm Type of construction Open, over ear Cables...
  25. M

    Best open back without amplification under $300 recommendations

    I am looking for recommendations for the best sounding open back headphones I can plug into my laptop or phone to use while working from home. I mainly listen to jazz, classical and some classic rock. I can spend up to $300. Thanks.