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Best Closed Headphones For Rock....Under $100

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by whirlwind, May 18, 2014.
  1. whirlwind
    I don't know much about closed cans.....I need a closed can that is easy to amp and good for rock....must be under $100
    Need this for a gift by June 15th.
    Thanks for any input
  2. PurpleAngel Contributor
    What sources will the headphones be plugged into?
    Check out the Takstar Pro 80 (Gemini HSR-1000) headphones.
  3. Doorbell
    Sony v6 sounds pretty good for rock music.
  4. Billheiser
    The $200 Phiaton MS400 are closed type 'phones and excellent for rock and cool looking and very comfortable and selling on line now for $129
  5. c64
    Audio technica m50 can be had for under or around $100
  6. Claritas
    Mikros 90 because it has a Grado-like sound.
  7. zazex
    All good choices IMO; the Mikros 90 may be a little light on the bass for rock.
    Also, I've heard so many good things about the Senal SHM-1000, as an "improved" Sony V6/7506,
    that I bought a pair from B&H.  They're supposed to arrive today (Tuesday), so I may
    be able to put some thoughts down here by the close of the day.
    I still think the Creative Aurvana Live are pretty good rock headphones for $70. 
  8. pataburd
    The Mikros 90 will have plenty of bass.
    Modded, they will have limitless reserves of bass.
    [zazex: Do you own a pair?]
  9. zazex

    Don't own them; heard them under decent conditions.
    Modded: many good headphones really shine
    when modified

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