1. 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.
  2. S

    Philips SHE 9700 is no longer being manufactured. What are some other similar sounding in ear monitors?

    Hello Everyone, Posting my first thread here. I am sad that Philips SHE 9700 is no longer being manufactured. These were available for 20-25$ that time. Now there is price gouging going on and they are selling for 50$ or more on Ebay and 45$ on Amazon. They used to have amazing soundstage, very...
  3. R

    KRK KRS6400 vs Philips SHP9500

    I was just wondering how they compare, which you guys think is the better buy...because I'm getting one or the other. I realize one is closed-back and the other is open-back.
  4. R

    Help finding earpads Fidelio M2BT

    Hello everybody, I recently took over a Philips Fidelio M2BT set of headphones. Unfortunately the earcaps are worn out and they need to be replaced. I contacted Philips but the cannot provide me with a new set and they said I should look at something universal. I am unable to find something...
  5. N

    [HELP] Mi HD Pro replacement: Philips Hi-Res Audio PRO6305BK Vs. Pioneer Hi-Res Audio SE-CH3T

    Hi all, So I had been using Mi HD Pro earphones for some time. It was just perfect for me. I am not much into bass stuff. I like granular and clear sound. And Mi Pro HD probably had the perfect sound, BUT the durability of wires left a lot to be desired. The wires kept breaking and...
  6. L

    Philips X2HR vs Sennheiser HD 58x vs AKG K712 Pro

    Help me decide which one to get please! I'm going to buy a Fiio K5 pro (180€) or a topping d10 + magni 3+ (230-245 € total) as well so if you have any other suggestion for dac and amp feel free to help me. This are going to be for desktop use with my pc. Which one would you get considering...
  7. augustmclaren

    List your Top 5 IEM'S earphones under 30$

    This is a fun category that's arguably the most popular and technology has carried interesting developments in the sub 30$ category ! Here's how it'll go. It's quite simple really. I'm sure you millennials have a nostalgic earphone that's been through countless memories! 1 List your top 5...
  8. D

    SHP9500 on PS4

    Hi, I got the Philips SHP9500 and I connect it to the PS4 with a simple sound card. Some sounds I hear very dimmed and low while other very clear and high. If I connect them directly to a computer its even worse. While the headphones are great for positional awareness, I didn't think the...
  9. amsterdance

    "Cheap" headphones recommendation

    Hi mates! I've been using my Philips A5 to listen to music on some devices (I'm not an "professional" or a pure audiophile, I just love music :)) and I'm very happy with them but now I want to get some "cheap" headphones for my girlfriend. She's just a casual listener but likes music with good...
  10. nickdino

    Replacing she3590 cable with piston3 cable

    Hi, i have never recabled iem's before. An easy way would be to cut the cords near the housing and then solder the she3590 housings to the piston cable. But then the audio signal would run trough two different wires, dunno about that. How do i open the she3590 housings without breaking them...
  11. Steve-0

    Need replacement pads for Philips A5-Pro

    I can't seem to find these -- now that the've been discontinued -- Does anyone know of a third party equivalent to these? Need the equivalent of Philips Professional DJ headphones ear cushions PCU110/00 Specs are below -- Dimensions (bxhxd) 90 x 105 x 3.2 mm colour Black Article number...
  12. sharonbava

    Planning on buying Philips SHE4305/Bass+ IEM, any hands on review ?

    Hello, I am planning to buy Philips SHE4305/ Bass+ headphone, my friend suggested it to me. He said that it sounds very clear and even though it is stated as Bass+, it is not bloated or overpowering. If any Headfier's own this product can you please review it. It is relatively cheap headphones...
  13. K

    Over-ear open headphones under $100?

    My old skull candy headphones broke a little while ago and since then I've been looking for a new set of headphones. Open would be preferred (but not required.) I'm going to be listening to a lot of jazz/classical music with them, as well as playing video games(not competitively.) I really want...
  14. J

    Philips M1MKIIBO/27 vs Philips L2BO/27

    im deciding on headphones to buy between the two phiilips headphones. whats the diffrence besides looks? what is better? which should i get?
  15. 4

    Help upgrading from Sony MH1C to more detailed/ neutral IEM

    Hello, I am looking for a new IEM to replace my MH1C. I quite enjoy these, especially the treble, however the fit is not great and the bass is rather too much for me at times. I've looked into replacement tips and they don't seem to be compatible with many aftermarket. I am therefore looking...
  16. sue4

    Philips Fidelio L2

    Got a quick audition at a local store just now. Even a chance to compare it w/ the L1 side-by-side. Boldly to say that the aesthetic is improved. The orange part is not ugly at all, as it may hint at the 1st glance. More "young" and "sporty", not to mean at all a sport headphone. The bulit...
  17. tuan2195

    Dirt cheap small IEMs for sleeping?

    Hi everybody,   Recently I have had trouble with sleeping in my dorm, and as a result I have taken to using white noise for sleeping. Still, wearing a Atrio M5 to sleep is not be the most comfortable solution around... And is even dangerous to my favorite IEM.   My question is: can you...
  18. Ezio

    Philips Headphone Recommendation around 50-$100

    Hey Everyone!   My friends birthday is coming up next week and i plan on buying some new headphones for her. She loves the Philips brand and doesnt want any other brand cause she is collecting Philips gadgets and stuff. Any suggestions on what i should buy her would greatly help :)   Thanks!
  19. Dopaminer

    ENIGMAcoustics Dharma

    I am starting this thread to collect more information on the ENIGMAcoustics Dharma, announced at the 2015 CES.  I cannot seem to find any other information than short exultations, like this one by Tyll of Innerfidelity :   "Now, did anyone else hear the Enigma Acoustics Darma headphone? No...
  20. lasuther

    Any News About Philips Fidelio M2L Headphone DAC Amp

    I was wondering if the Philips Fidelio M2L are being discussed at CES.   These headphones had a DAC and amp integrated and connected to the lightning connector of an iDevice.
  21. fyfe


    edit: Sorry this was supposed to go under the "++ FULL-SIZE HEADPHONE RECOMMENDATIONS THREAD++" And I'm sure I can't delete this now..
  22. DrGaga

    Philips SBC 3161 - impressions?

    Hello!   I saw a pair of Philips SBC 3161 2-way stereo headphones for sale for cca $20 + shipping overseas. I have fallen in love with the design of theese. But I have not heard them, haven't seen anything about them on the internet. Can anybody help me with the question how do they perform...
  23. disillusion

    New Philips headphones

    From Engadget ( There are also a range of other headphones coming later, including some in the CitiScape line
  24. Spodo101

    Help choosing Urbanears Zinken versus Philips The Stretch

    Both are sold for around 60 € on amazon. The Stretch is more rugged, but the Zinken is foldable and has this cool music sharing feature. You can show me alternatives, even IEMs, as long as the cable is switchable. (I'm a Klutz)     Thank you very much.   EDIT: Sorry, wrong Thread-Sector...
  25. luciobar1980

    Most durable IEM's under $20 with microphone/play/pause button? Sound quality NOT important!

    Hey guys, I think this is a rather unique quest and I din't find any similar thread. I'm looking for a pair of IEM's that are very durable, with microphone/play/pause buttons, for <$20. I'll be using these while working outside and listening mostly to podcasts so sound quality is the least of my...