1. PaulieB

    My First "Real" Headphones initial reaction

    So my first real headphones got delivered yesterday - AKG K550's and I am unsure if I made the right decision. I have upgraded from a pair of Senn HD205's. I am not an audiophile but I was expecting to hear a huge difference between the two and i simply dont. Is this normal to react this way to...
  2. Kodhifi

    My review of the Sony MDR-V6

    A bit about my collection Beyerdynamic DT880 250ohm AKG Q701 Sony MDR-V600 Sennheiser HD201 Sennheiser HD205 Sennheiser HD419 Grado SR60i The V6 used to be a standard in the recording and video/music production worlds and Sony decided to cash in on this by discontinuing the V6 and...
  3. Aviv

    Looking for new headphones in the $50 range, mainly for producing music

    Hey, I am planning to buy new headphones, and I would like to get some advices on what headphone is the best for me. I read and thought of buying one of these 2 headphones: Sennheiser HD205 or Superlux HD681, they both cost the same in my country (around 200 NIS=$50), so I really don't know...
  4. sandrosm

    Best headphones for home use under 50$

    Hello everybody, it's my first time posting in this forum. I'm looking for the best headphones I can buy for under 50$ to replace my broken HD 202s. I'll mostly use them to listen to music (classic rock mostly but also classical and pop) and movies on my desktop or laptop and I'm a bit of a...
  5. Bradleyipod47

    Comfortable headphones with detachable cable, upgrade from HD 205 (£120) max!

    Upgrade from HD205, would love a detachable cable and comfort is a must! More bass would be nice, but not sacrificing mids and highs. My budget is £120 or under. I'm thinking of the following: Ath m50 Akg k550 Sennheiser hd 380 pro Sennheiser hd 439 Denon ah d340 Any suggestions on these or...
  6. Sandwich

    I'm Crazy! Sennheiser HD205 Beyerdynamic DT250 Mod [PICS!]

    So my HD205s needed new earpads. Can't sell these for more than $10 and  I wasn't about ready to send a letter to Germany to request those crappy pleather earpads of pain. I wanted velour and I wanted to MOD!  I heard a lot of people put DT 250 pads on their MDR-V6s to improve comfort and keep a...
  7. Dutchy18

    KOSS portaPro or sannheiser hd 201/202/205

    Hey. Im looking for headphones for work (im a programmer). looking for some thing which will prevent as much distraction from the outside as possible. And, i need to be able to wear it for hours with as much comfort.   Music i hear : country, classic rock, classical. i dont hear any hip-hop...
  8. subver

    Will a FiiO E5 improve Sennheiser 205HD's?

    Just wondering if the FiiO E5 would improve the sound quality of Sennhesier 205HD's played from an iPod. I believe they're 32ohms. I was hoping to get my girlfriend something to get better quality sound and a good bass boost. If there is something better for a good price like the E5 I'm all...
  9. mjenabi2

    WTB - HD 202 vs 205 vs eh 150 ? your opinion's are much appriciated!

    Hello there, i want to buy a cheap but quality closed full sized set of headphones, to play around for a while then after i bought a proper player, move on to a better headphones. i recently ordered an HD 465 (hasn't arrived yet) and now i am after a set of closed headphones. within my...
  10. mala1s3

    upgrading from senn hd205, help wanted

    my senn hd205 is getting long in the tooth, can you guys recommend  a full-size can under $150 with a mids forward approach?  i currently have:   - jvc harx900 (too v shaped, sibilant, very loud housing resonance) - visang r02 (mid-forward, but doesnt have any insturment seperation) -...
  11. ShinReine

    Recommend me headphones (yes I've read the stickies, but...)

    Hi peeps. Been reading through the forums, and I need help on what to get. My Monster Turbine Coppers are broken, standard cable-wiggle-for-sound issue. I don't mind paying for good headphones, but I don't want to pay for too much either. Problem is, I live in the Philippines, so I don't have...
  12. meizumintyboi

    ATH-M50 Clamping tightness compared to HD205

    After much reading here there and everywhere I've decided to make these my 1st £100+ purchase on closed cans. The last set I had was the closed HD205, my head is quite big and I found these to be way to tight after wearing for around 10 minutes, the sound was great for the price, but the...
  13. 4fatcatz

    Sennheiser HD 205 headphones

    Perfect condition pair of Sennheiser HD 205.  Very nice sounding HP for the money. If I had to complain about anything it would be the headband....its on the tight side. Perfect for active/mobile activities.  I just have too many headphones at the moment. Cheap and free shipping to lower...
  14. Jlox1

    Sennheiser HD205 Review!

      A few months ago I purchased a pair of Sennheiser HD201’s, I liked them enough to buy a pair of HD202’s, Which soon led me to buy their “older cousin” The Sennheiser HD205’s so far I have mostly positive comments about these headphones and I think they are a good deal for the money. First...
  15. ControlPower

    Request for help to choose from Sennheiser HD205, HD439, and Sony MDR-XB500

    Hey, I am new to this field. And just want to get a headphone, while I was using iphone ear phone for daily use. Since Chase UR has rebated, and can get either one between $40-$65. So any recommendations? Thanks a lot!
  16. navi86

    Sennheiser HD 205 ear pads

    Hi there, could anyone recommend replacement ear pads for the Sennheiser hd 205, as the ones supplied with them seem to be tight and uncomfortable on the ears. I would like to replace them with something softer? :)
  17. combustlemons

    (Dubstep/Electronic) Music Producer choosing between Sennheiser HD 205 and Audio Technica ATH M30.

    Recently I have gotten into (Dubstep/Electronic) music production at home, but my headphones were not cutting it.   I own a BROKEN Skullcandy S6HEDZ-058 Hesh Over-Ear Headphone.  (Yes, I understand that Skullcandys are terrible, but I got it for christmas... Who wouldn't use free stuff?)  ...
  18. PaulieB

    HD 205 Upgrade

    Hi All,   I know there is a lot of threads like this but I have been reading for days now and I cannot decide on the right set of headphones for me ao I said I ask myself directly.   I am looking for suggestions for an upgrade to my Sennheiser HD205 headphones.   I am in no way an...
  19. SabreFury

    Is the Sennheiser HD 205 louder than the HD 438?

    Hi everyone, I'm new to these forums and to the world of headphones in general so I'm sorry if I may seem a bit noobish. After browsing the forums and searching various reviews I only found one post that related to my question:   Quote: I initially purchased the HD 205 but then I found...
  20. jacomormi

    Sennheiser HD 205 or Aerial7 Tank Midnight? or similar.

    Hi, im looking for those headphones but i dont know which is better.. if Sennheiser HD 205 or Aerial7 Tank Midnight i want to hear music form a samsung galaxy s3. also, i looked at the Akg k77, audio technica ath-m30 for the last,if you know, tell me about similar price headphones..  pd...
  21. TheDarkMike

    My HD 205's are broken!! What should I do??

    Hi there! I currently own a pair of Sennheiser HD 205's and now sound only comes out of one ear! I have had these headphones for 1 year and they were the best that I have ever owned... I am not sure whether I should open them up, find a headphone specialist, or replace them. If I do need to...
  22. TheDarkMike

    Broken HD 205... What shall I do?

    Hi there! I currently own a pair of Sennheiser HD 205's and now sound only comes out of one ear! I have had these headphones for 1 year and they were the best that I have ever owned... I am not sure whether I should open them up, find a headphone specialist, or replace them. If I do need to...
  23. warrenpchi

    REVIEW: The Sennheiser HD 215 (the HD 205's bigger brother)

    Review:  The Sennheiser HD 215 (The HD 205's Bigger Brother)       Introduction   These days, it seems that every headphone manufacturer and their mothers have at least one pair of DJ cans out in the market.   As a result, Sennheiser might not be the first name that comes to...
  24. redme

    Please Put Me Out Of My Misery and Help Me Decide!

    Hi guys!  So right now, I am currently looking to buy a new pair of headphones (finally upgrading from stock ipod earbuds!) and thus have been researching all over the internet (especially these forums) to help me decide which headphones to get.  After a couple of weeks, I have basically...
  25. kidpunk16

    What should I buy?

    Hello, my name is Facundo, I'm from Argentina and I've just made this account to ask about headphones. I want to buy a new pair of headphones for around 500 pesos argentinos ( around 76 dollars) My current ones are the in ears Philips SHE-9000 that in my opinion sounds wonderfully but lacks...