Most comfortable headphones (for a large head) (don't care about sound) for $150-200
Nov 7, 2008 at 2:35 AM Post #2 of 19

Maxvla

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Anything circumaural. It has a pad that presses against the side of your head and doesn't touch your ear at all.

here's a diagram pic I found quickly on google pictures:

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/7177433-0-large.jpg

I'd suggest Sennheiser HD580/595/600/650, though there are other brands with circumaural phones.
 
Nov 7, 2008 at 2:42 AM Post #4 of 19

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Audio Technica A700, AD700, A900 or AD900

I use the Audio Technica AD500 ($80), they are light on the head and a very light pressure on the ears.

They give you the Princes Lela look.
 
Nov 7, 2008 at 2:49 AM Post #5 of 19

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Quote:

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Audio Technica A700, AD700, A900 or AD900

I use the Audio Technica AD500 ($80), they are light on the head and a very light pressure on the ears.

They give you the Princes Lela look.



I agree. The AD700 is the most comfortable headphone Ive ever worn. I forget im wearing it sometimes. Very little pressure is put on your head.
 
Nov 7, 2008 at 1:00 PM Post #6 of 19

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Audio Technica A700, AD700, A900 or AD900




X2.

The ATH AD700s in particular seem to float on your head. They are so light as to be barely noticable - a neat trick for a full sized headphone. As a plus they sound pretty darn good too.
 
Nov 7, 2008 at 1:10 PM Post #7 of 19

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This might be the first time the phrase "don't care about sound" was ever uttered (figuratively) on Head-Fi.
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Nov 7, 2008 at 1:20 PM Post #8 of 19

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Beyerdynamic DT880 is my favorite so far, though it may be a little tough to find it for $200. The DT770 is slightly less comfortable, but can be had for $200.

I'll second the mention for Audio-Technica. I had an A900 for a brief period and it was extremely comfortable. The only reason I give the nod to the Beyers is because they have velour pads, unlike the AT, so my ears don't get as warm.
 
Nov 7, 2008 at 5:35 PM Post #12 of 19

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boss triports. Or Skullcandy.
No offense mate, but if sq isnt important, dropping $150 on a set of cans is stupid.

I used to have a pair of Koss UR18. Cost less than $20. Very comfy. Also had a pair of Sony MDR-V250. about $22. also very comfy, especially for a supra-aural design. The sonys (imo) were head and shoulders above the koss better sounding, but the Koss were more comfortable
 
Nov 7, 2008 at 6:05 PM Post #13 of 19

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What you want are the Denon D2000's. Often seen on the FS forums and elsewhere for around $200.


If something is being seen often, you should wonder why.
 
Nov 7, 2008 at 6:33 PM Post #14 of 19

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AKG K601 is a very comfortable headphone, also if you have a big head.
 

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