1. sexhero

    Fidelio X1 vs V-MODA M-100 as basshead can?

    Hello,   A newbie here. I recently purchased DT 880, HD598 and Centrance Hifi-M8. Only DT 880 has arrived, the other two are on the way. I heard that DT 880 and HD598 are great for many genre, so my plan is to keep the one that I like and return the other one.    At the same time, I am also...
  2. Giray

    Ow. men i need some help.. Is it me or ..? (basshead)

    I've tried out the Beats pro's, crossfade - M100's , sony xb800's and Yamaha pro 500's Beats pro : i was disappointed with the overloaded bass of the Beats-line, so i decided to try this more (balanced) clean out of the house. I don't get that nice vibrating rumble bass that i want.. Sony...
  3. Unit

    Suggestions for a $200 over the ear headphone, mostly for EDM/Dubstep

    Hello everyone. I've been looking for a new pair of headphones since my IEMs recently bit the dust. The only experience I have with headphones is the Pioneer MJ51, which had terrible build quality - one the speakers actually broke off the headband :mad:. So I had to turn to some IEMs that came...
  4. Primetime86

    V-Moda M100 vs Yamaha Pro 500

    I'm stuck between these two, I owned the M100 before but thinking of rebuying. I want big Bass, lively and musical with good build quality. Sound has to have clarity but the bass needs to be massive lol
  5. ruthieandjohn

    Battle of the Bassy's: Beats Pro, Yamaha Pro 500, and Beats Studio 2013 Compared

    This is the tenth in my comparisons of three headphones, all using a group of 10 tests and scored by ranking their performance on each test as first, second, and third place.  I call this the "Battle of the Bassy's" -- each is a closed headphone with enhanced bass, yet not quite to the threshold...
  6. mark2410

    Yamaha HPH-Pro 500 Review

    Yamaha HPH-Pro 500 Review   Thanks to Yamaha UK for the loan.       First Impressions:  Well the box is certainly fancy enough and they are very well packaged in multiple levels of protection including a rather nifty case.  I note that they come with two different cables.  That...
  7. sid12345678910

    Looking for new headphones around $500 with good sub bass extension

    Hey guys,   I've been away form the forum for a while and in that time sadly my old Shure 440s broke which I am uber sad about, so yeah the title kind of says it all.   Music preference is mostly electronic music but I do listen to a lot of different things.    Sound signature...
  8. tcgc

    Closed-back's for gaming and portable music - Beyerdynamic DT-770 80 Ohm vs Yamaha PRO 500

    Hey guys,   Since you all have great amount of experience on any type of headphones, perhaps you might help a fellow who:   Plays xbox 360 in general with big love and special effects, i.e. not only foot-step oriented FPS player; Listens to bassy two-step, garage, dubstep music through...
  9. retrophonic

    Yamaha Pro 500 $250 USD Shipped

    For Sale are my Barely used Yamaha Pro 500 headphones. They were initially purchased for portable use, but I found them to be too large for my head. They will be shipped with the original carton, and are in excellent condition with the exception of a very small scratch as shown in the photo.
  10. tseliottt

    BRAND NEW Yamaha Pro-500

    Brand new, absolutely no signs of wear. Only a few weeks old, and I'm only selling because a deal popped up on a pair of studio monitors.   Asking $365 + 10 for shipping in US and Paypal fees. If international, please PM for shipping cost.
  11. classics

    Best can for up to $300 ?

    Hi, im looking into getting a set of headphones for listening to my ipod and traveling with. I know the full size cans might be a little big to travel with but I will just keep them in a backpack for easy access.I dont really want the open cans even though I think I would really enjoy listening...
  12. Beagle

    WTTF New Yamaha PRO 500

     Want to trade items for a brand new Yamaha PRO 500, a black one. I am willing to give up a broken HE-5LE, a like-new 32 ohm DT880 and a Grado/ Alessandro hybrid Frankenstein mod job nobody has even seen or owned, that features modded aluminum 325 housing with MS-1 drivers and Grado UHPLC copper...
  13. Wintersxx866

    Audio Technica Pro500 MK2

    So while I was on amazon yesterday I bought a pair of Pro700 mk2s but I also saw a pair of Pro500 mk2s I was planning on getting the girlfriend... I don't know why but the Pro500 mk2s seem to be neglected as I have found barely an reviews about the thing besides that its quite balanced unamped...
  14. gelocks

    USED: Yamaha Pro 500s - Price Drop, BUY IT!!!

    Hello everyone.   Here I am unloading a recently acquired Yamaha Pro 500 set. Definitely in excellent condition, Like new. Bought them from Crutchfield. Color: Blue   These are definitely one of the best sounding (to my ears) BASSY closed headphones I have tried in my short stint as a...
  15. androidisbest

    Best headphones under $300

    I have a pair of M-50 and want something new, under $400-$200, I like to listen to pop (mostly), rock, alternative, Rap, and bassy music so please give me a list or a pair Thanks
  16. jayp266

    Sennheiser Amperior: The Rivals?

    New to Head-Fi, so greetings to all and Happy Chinese New Year!   I have had the Sennheiser Amperiors for a whole three days (post 50 hour burn in) and pretty sure i have found my perfect partner. I am addicted to headphones (not quite qualified as an Audiophile) and although i am convinced...
  17. GCastro

    Any good headphones for Rap/Hip Hop/Other Genres?

    Hey guys!  Glad I joined the community...I recently picked up a pair of AKG F550's. I've watched a few reviews on youtube, read posts on this forum and I was sold on them. I got my package today, gave them a listen and they sounded incredible...I just want a little more bass. I returned them...
  18. whupdeedobasil

    Yamaha Pro 500 vs. Sony MDR 1-R

    I'm going to be making my first decent headphone purchase and have been reading countless reviews that have lead me to these two choices. I have about $400 give or take to spend and prefer closed headphones. Which pair between the yamaha 500 and the sony 1r would best in your opinion?
  19. Johnstephen95

    What will blow me away?

    I am looking for a pair of headphones under 200 dollars. Currently, I have a pair of bose ae2's, and I genuinely enjoy them;however, the sound doesnt wow me. I had ATH m50's but they were uncomfortable. So my focus is on comfort and sound. What do I listen to? Electronic, rock, folk, indie...
  20. navii

    Yamaha PRO500 (NEW) for Sale or Trade (AUSTRALIA)

    I am wanting to trade (Australia only) for a like new / mint condition AKG K267 Tiesto or to sell (anywhere in the world).    The headphones are on the way to me from Yamaha Australia, they are a replacement headphone after the original pair needed repair. As such they are brand new in box...
  21. DPCyric

    How does the V-Moda Crossfade M-100's compare to the Yamaha Pro 500 Premium's?

    The Premium's are currently setting at the same price as the M-100's on Amazon right now and I am interested in both pairs... I need something with great bass for Industrial music mainly (symphonic metal is the other genre I really enjoy) and $300 is probably the most I am willing to spend right...
  22. campj

    My full sized closed headphone nightmare

    I have been looking for good circumaural full sized closed headphones for portable use with a budget up to about $600 for quite some time now... as in almost daily for months. The problem is that whenever I am seriously interested in a pair, I read about a glaring flaw that prevents me from...
  23. tseliottt

    Yamaha PRO Headphones.

    Has anyone tried these yet? I know they look a bit like Beats, but Yamaha is known for creating the most legendary studio monitors in the world: the NS10. Their IEMs have a very strong following as well. I'm curious to see if their expertise translates to full size headphones.      ...
  24. kjk1281

    Yamaha Debuts PRO Series Premium Headphone Line

    On August 27, Yamaha Corporation of America announced a new line of mainstream portable headphones. These include the $199.95 PRO 300, the $299.95 PRO 400, and the $399.95 PRO 500. The PRO 300 comes with a fixed cable with inline mic, while the larger PRO 400 and PRO 500 come with detachable...
  25. monkeyboylee

    Yamaha PRO 500 for other closed back - pic in thread

    9 Hiya, I'm looking to try something different to my yamaha pro 500's, black fully boxed only 9 months old with warranty, wanting over ear closed back like momentums or v moda M100, looking for UK or Europe ideally, cheers, lee