1. llamatimelord

    Ultrasone or Grado

    I have narrowed down my search for new headphones to some Ultrasones and Grados. I have a $200 budget and I know that some of these go over but I have been able to find them for cheaper prices. These are the headphones I am thinking about: Ultrasone Pro 2500 and HFI-780 or 580. I also am...
  2. Christo4

    150 Euros balanced headphone recommendation

    Hello guys! After some time thinking about it i have decided that it is time for me to buy a new pair of headphones.   The price range is around 150 euros.   I already have a Senn HD 380 pro and a Fischer audio eterna, but i am looking for something full-size and with a little more...
  3. LostMySelf

    Good Over-Ear for Dubstep/Hardcore?

    Interested in some Over-Ear headphones since I cannot always use my speakers at home. I want a pair that can be driven without an amplifier or any other equipment. Price range something like $150-200 maybe.
  4. Jayvee

    Help me buy my first HQ Headphones.

    Firstly, I'm not looking for donations, just advice.   - Budget of $200. - Closed back are preferable for what I'd be using them for. - This is my first venture into a decent pair of cans.   I've obviously heard about the ATH-M50s due to the rave and have considered those as a...
  5. seamonsterzell

    Trying to buy headphones w/o much knowledge

    I'd appreciate some input and I'm very sorry for my lack of knowledge on this subject. I'm looking to buy some headphones as a gift for my partner. I've been researching  but I still am unsure which would best suit his need. I thought it might help to sort of explain   He plays electric...
  6. zombie medic

    help! need a new pair of headphones for around $200

    hey everyone. I want to buy a new pair of  headphones for around $200 and was wondering what would be the appropriate headphone based on my music preferences.   i listen to rock,electronica,emo,screamo,dubstep and heavymetal. I also dont want the headphones to require a amp ( i want them to...
  7. TehSquash

    First time buying headphones

    Hi guys, this is my first time posting anything on head fi, so bear with me haha. I've been searching for a good pair of headphones for a couple of months now, and I am absolutely confused as to what to get. I've decided on closed back circumaural headphones below like 150 bucks, but that's...
  8. Phayzon

    Best dubstep/hip hop headphone under 150

    Last thread died, so here's one to be specific. Needs clear, tight, deep or punchy bass, but also keeping clarity and having good mids/highs/lows, etc. preferably. Please, please keep it around or under 150, a lot of people givem e stuff over my budget :/. And also, less leakage is a plus...
  9. xnor

    Headphones sensitivity, impedance, required V/I/P, amplifier gain

    The following table is based on measurements, not manufacturer specs.   Target SPL is 110 dB SPL. The source is assumed to output 2 V. The amp is assumed to be a voltage source (0 ohm output impedance). Voltage, current, power are RMS figures.   What do the columns mean? S@1V is the...
  10. Kuloss

    Best closed-ear headphones around 100$?

    i dont mind buying used or refurb. Im looking for a headphone that will let me experience my music just about anywhere(school,the library etc.) around 100-120ish. Ive looked at the HFI-580(heard the highs are garbage, literally,hears guitar solos sound like people screaming into garbage...
  11. lopopo

    Suggestions for Headphones around $100~150

    Hi guys, I am new here! I used to be an IEM guy, I own a pair of sennheiser IE6, but it broke :(. Recently, I am getting interested in over ear headphones. I read up about closed vs open but still can't really decide which is better and to be honest, still quite confused on the technical...
  12. purplesw4g

    Best Headphones for Rap Music Under £120?

    Please could someone suggest the best headphones for rap music under £120? I listen to Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean, so basically recent rap music. I also listen to a bit of pop music, pop-punk like Blink-182 and pop-rock music like Maroon 5 here and there. I will be hugely...
  13. Rappleyard

    What would be the best headphones to get that deliver powerful bass, but yet good sound quality?

    What would be the best headphones to get that deliver powerful bass for my bass-head, but yet still have good sound quality? My budget is 150$
  14. OldLions


    What's up guys.    I've been looking for a new pair of cans for a while. I've owned a few good pairs, but I'm looking to get a good pair that will last me a while.   I am looking to spend around $200-300, but if the phones are a little bit more or less, it's fine.    Not extremely bass...
  15. Bbugs

    Fischer Audio FA-003 VS ATH M50

    Hey everyone :D   I'm looking for an over the ear headphone, mainly for music, and will be used on buses a lot. I have been thinking of maybe getting the Fischer Audio FA-003, or the ATH M50. Are they good choices?  If so, which is better? ​ Thanks!
  16. IatomI

    Sub 150 dollar headphones.

    I recently had a thread like this... but it crashed and died, so im trying to make a new one to actually get some opinions. I honestly listen to Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, Dub Step, and Rap.  I like a prominent base and an overall clear sound.   Now all i usually hear is that the ATH-M50 is the...
  17. njallday

    Undecided and a Bit Overwhelmed

    Hi all, I'm looking into getting my first pair of decent over the ear headphones.  I currently use a pair of Klipsch Image S4s for listening on the go, which sound decent to me.  Since I'm a gamer, while at home I use a pair of Steelseries Siberia V2s, which while being extremely comfortable, I...
  18. Xprime4

    Sony NC-500d aren't keeper, looking for suggestions

    Hi there,   I've been runing my ATh-m50 for 3 or 4 years now with great result. They are starting to fall appart a little (cord and earpads) and i'm telling myself it's time for a change. On the boxing day i got myselft Sony MDR-nc-500d for a cheap price on fs website. I couldn't listen to...
  19. KetchupNinja

    Best closed headphones for late night movies/gaming ~$150.00?

    I'm mostly looking for something to use at home without waking up the family.  I've been looking into the Creative Aurvana Live!, ATH-M50's and Ultrasone HFI-580's but I'm not sure which of these would be better, but I'm open to any other suggestions.  I'm going to be plugging them into a Asus...
  20. kamaro

    Buying First Headphones for EDM

    Hey, I am fairly new to this site, and I am just looking for some great reviews from you audiophiles!   I am looking for over the ear headphones. The type of music I listen to is 95% EDM. Mostly progressive house, electro, tech house and lots of vocal/uplifting trance. My budget is $250 but...
  21. ali123

    Ultrasone 580 vs Bayer Dt-990 or Something Else for Trance/J-pop/Electronic Music. I need that sparkly feeling!!!

    Hey guys what do you guys think would be better for trance music the Bayer DT-990 vs the Ultrasone 580? I'm looking for that sparkly feeling where I get all tingly inside and feel like I'm one with the beat lol. Something that sounds really fun!! Don't care about it being reference as I already...
  22. JeffJeffery

    What headphone is best for me?

    Sorry if this is long but I want to give a clear picture of what I am looking for.  First off I'm using a $10 pair of ear buds currently.  I want to get a better pair of headphones because I like listening to music in my car.  I don't have anything special in my car I just like the clear...
  23. crazyxpro

    Help me choose!

    Need some help choosing between some cans:   Ultrasone HFI-580 Ultrasone HFI-780 Audio Technica ATH-M50S Audio Technica ATH-PRO700MK2   I used the headphone buying guide to get this list. Some extra info:   Budget: Something along the lines of the ones I mentioned Source...
  24. ryan2196

    First serious closed headohones reccomendations needed!

    Hi,   I just created a profile on this site so that i could find some help in picking out headphones. I listen to hard rock and metal. I like Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, FFDP etc. I also like to listen to classic rock like Pink Floyd and Led Zepplin. I originally blindly bought Beats...
  25. xledruidx

    help buying new headphones

    hello everyone on this forum, i am currently in a struggle choosing headphones :/ My price range is 100-400. some suggestions i find nice lookings are  1.ATH-PRO700MK2 2.hfi 580premium 3.ath m50(is a complete no after googling) 4.xb1000   headsets ive tried.. please dont hate but i...