closed headphones with open headphones sound ?
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i was wondering if there is a headphone out there that is closed, but sounded like an open can ?
 
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I haven't found or heard of any, and it's really not a surprise
since laws of physics are 'in the way'. :)
 
Pistonic distortion & other issues.
 
But of course some closed phones sound more open than others,
and a couple I recommend for that are the AKG 550, the
Audio Technica ATH A900, and its recent upgrade the ATH A900X.
 
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Denon D5000, ATH-W5000, but they both do not isolate that well.
 
Also Sony MDR-1R sound surprisingly open and spacious for its size
 
 
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The Ultrasone 900 has the most open sound of any closed back headphone I've tried. Also has fantastic bass punch. 
 
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Sony MDR-1R. One of the reasons why I even decided to buy these. And SQ did not disappoint either :)
 
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The Stax 4070, and the Ultrasones can produce a nice open soundstage.
 
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K550 sounds pretty opened for closed hp.
 
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