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alternatives to Beyerdynamic DT250s

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by breadcrumbs, Jan 30, 2013.
  1. breadcrumbs
    Recently bought a pair of the 80 ohm version. Terrifically comfortable, but they suffered from egregious channel imbalance, with the left driver nearly twice as loud as the right at some frequencies, so they'll have to go back.
    Reluctant to go with another pair of the same once I get refunded, so I need a recommendation.
    Here's what I'm looking for in order of priority:
    1) Closed, although isolation isn't so important, I can't guarantee I'll always be somewhere quiet when using them.
    2) Comfort.
    3) Neutral sound signature. I listen to ambient and contemporary classical and want to listen "without prejudice", as it were.
    4) Price... let's say ~$300, more or less. Could go higher.
    Recommendations appreciated. Thanks.
  2. MalVeauX
    Mr Speaker Mad Dog
    AKG K271 MKII
    AKG K550
    KRK KNS 8400
    AudioTechnica A700X
    Shure SRH840
    Very best,
  3. redrich2000
    Did you check all the plugs? That sounds like something wasn't connected properly.

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