over ear headphones
  1. pecotunkA

    Budget Bluetooth Headphones Comparison - Long-term Feedback (Razer Kitty Edition, EFM Austin Studio ANC, Creative SXFI Air, Korg NC-Q1) (New Sony CH720N impressions in comments)

    hi everyone, update: sorry I made an edit and didn't address it. in the first "the good" point about Korg's sound, originally I basically wrote "has similar aspects to the sound of the Creative's" without much context. I changed that to describe the Korg's as "slightly V-shaped and that the...
  2. M

    Help me to choose between these headphone models as my first decent one

    Hey! I've been struggling to choose my first good headphones. After reading articles and reviews, I got some candidates but can't choose. Would you help me pls? I'm considering between: -Sennheiser 560s -Shure SRH-840A (or 440A) -Audio-technica 50 (wired, probably) -Meze 99 Neo (not classic...
  3. R

    Headphone advice (€150)

    I currently have a pair of Beyer Dynamic DT 700 PRO X, which I’m very happy with- great warmth in sound, very comfortable. However, I’m also using them for being on-the-go, and while this is not a problem so far, I feel I may need to buy a pair of cheaper headphones for this purpose with the...
  4. Apos Audio

    The New FiiO FT3 Headphones - Now Available at Apos Audio

    Hi all, Here's another thrilling launch from FiiO we'd like to share with the community. Experience the exceptional sound quality and comfort of the FiiO FT3 Large Dynamic Over-Ear Headphones. Designed with a 60mm dynamic driver and a beryllium-plated gasket + DLC diaphragm, these headphones...
  5. E

    Over ear low budget wireless headphones with cable option - Edifier W800BT Plus, Edifier W600BT or Audio-Technica ATH-S220BTBK?

    I'm trying to decide between these three models. I have some questions (if you only know one model, you're welcome to answer those questions only about this particular one) 1. Do they mask the noise to the outside world? I want to use them in public transport, and I don't want to bother people...
  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. Dan Clark Audio (DCA) Expanse

    Dan Clark Audio (DCA) Expanse

    V-Planar Driver Processing Improves Bass Response And Lowers Distortion TrueFlow V2 Increases Resolution and Improves Dynamics Travel friendly Packs Small! Titanium, Aluminum, & Carbon Ultralight, Yet Ultra-Strong EXPANSE Introducing EXPANSE, our new flagship open-back headphone. EXPANSE...
  8. 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...
  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. G

    How to distinguish "stealth magnets" from her "stealth magnets" hifiman he 400 se?

    I recently purchased a hifiman he 400 se from Aliexpress at a very tasty price. I ordered a version with invisible magnets. But upon arrival of the headphones, they turned out to be not only without laser engraving "invisible magnets" on the headband, but also in another (not black) box. And...
  11. F

    T+A Solitaire T Wireless Headphone

    Greetings! I was wondering if anyone has pre-ordered the new T+A Solitaire T Wireless Headphones? I’m looking for a new wireless headphone to use with my tablet as I work (currently using Sennheiser Momentum 3 but planning on giving them to my daughter), so I’m prioritizing sound quality over...
  12. H

    Which one to enjoy classical music: orchestral and piano

    Hi there, I play piano since years. I moved to a flat and now use an electric piano (yamaha clavinova CLP-525). I am looking for a good pair of over ear headphones which fit to my e-piano per aux and give me a good experience when listening to piano/orchestral music with Spotify (iPhone 8). If...
  13. Nectar Sound Hive

    Nectar Sound Hive

    The Hives are an electrostatic headphone produced by the boutique manufacturer Nectar Sound.
  14. Rabco

    Help please. Haven’t bought new cans in years: <$400, over ear, wired, comfy w/eyeglasses

    Like some other posts I’ve read, the current market has a myriad of choices. My current headphones are years old Sennheiser 555’s. They were purchased partly because the Sony’s I had back then seemed harsh to me. I’m not interested in earbuds, in-ear, etc as my ear canal openings are no where...
  15. nuss75

    suggestion? good: mids, discants, soundstage, use:computer, phone. over ear, closed.

    Hi, I had a pair of Beyerdynamic DT 931 250 Ohm that I liked. They deteriorated at the end and did not produce as good sound as when I bought them. Now I'm looking to buy something similar but closed if it is possible. My budget is around 200$ or 200Euro. I would like to be able to drive them...
  16. A

    Need advice for greasy ear pads

    I've had my m50x for 2 years now. Although I clean the pads semi-regularly they are in terrible condition. They are incredibly greasy (they leave stains on whatever surface I leave them) and I cant even clean them properly. I've tried everything ranging from wet cloths to washing them in the...
  17. O

    Can a Sony MHC-GZR5D support 600 ohm headphones in its stereo mini jack?

    I want to purchase an Audiophile Headphone, but I am confused about the right impedance value that would be compatible with my Sony HCD-GZR5D Mini HiFi Component System. The Sony service manual says that Headphones of impedance 8 ohms or higher ( no upper limit mentioned) can be plugged. Can a...
  18. Sony MDR-ZX310 / MDR-ZX310AP

    Sony MDR-ZX310 / MDR-ZX310AP

    As per Sony's info, it has a 10 to 24000 Hertz frequency range and 30mm drivers. The cups are also foldable. They are the currently leading product of the ZX series (pertaining the MDR line, not to be confused with the Walkman one, starting with "NW"), all composed of their most inexpensive...
  19. K

    Help with buying new over-ears

    I posted this elsewhere but thought you guys could help more? ---- Advice on purchase please, entering audiophile territory, massive music lover but couldn't afford a good pair previously. Budget has opened up.. Budget - £800 flexible (UK) Source - Samsung S20 U Requirements for Isolation -...
  20. Avantree Aria Pro Aptx-HD Aptx-LL with Boom Mic

    Avantree Aria Pro Aptx-HD Aptx-LL with Boom Mic

    https://avantree.com/uk/as90p-hd-bluetooth-5-anc-headphones?___store=uk_sv&___from_store=default < Vendor Link Avantree Aria Pro Bluetooth 5.0 High Definition Active Noise Cancelling Headphones can provide you superior rich sound without distracting noises. Recommended: Works with ANY...
  21. Dan Clark Audio AEON Flow RT Closed

    Dan Clark Audio AEON Flow RT Closed

    ÆON Flow RT, Closed is Dan Clark Audio's retuning of our classic award-winning AEON Flow headphone, delivering more bass for a more fun and lively listening experience. ÆONFlow RT is an all-metal yet ultralight design, for optimum sound quality, incredible reliability and a comfortable...
  22. Steve Guppy

    Customer service done right!

    Just wanna say how impressed i am with Custom Cans customer service. I contacted them about my cable, as being the clutz i can be, i managed to knock my player onto the carpet, and in turn, broke the 2.5mm termination. So i asked if i could return it for repair. They replied promptly, said that...
  23. SinisterDev

    Need advice on an alternative to Fidelio L2.

    Hello all. So, I've only recently gotten into the budget iem/headphone hobby. I actually haven't owned a pair of over-ear headphones in ages. Its long overdue. So originally i was considering trying the SHP9500. But then i started reading about the Fidelio X2HR and was considering spending the...
  24. R

    Looking for an over-ear pair with notable clarity and a non-flat response with deep bass

    Exactly what it says. My budget is 100 - 200 CAD and after trying out multiple headphone pairs, this is exactly what I'm looking for. Light weight is a plus :) Edit: closed back is preferred
  25. Shishigami Reishin

    Seeking for purchase help (Over-ear under 300€)

    Hello, I'm new in the magnificent world of audio and I'm posting on this forum to have advices from people with a much more advanced level than me. I have actually a WH-H900N and I love how it sounds with ANC on. I love that type of sounding and it was the very first "good" headphone I've ever...