Need A Headphone NOW!
May 21, 2013 at 11:58 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 3

Lieuthawkeye

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I'm a man and i need help. i have been looking for a new pair of headphones and the most i will spend is $300 USD. i want to know which is better for home use open or closed headphones? btw my house is silent 95% of the time so.... yeah. i have these sony mdr-xb500 and they make my ears sweat quickly (1 hour of use). i don't want that type of headphones. what i'm looking for most is comfort, sound quality don't care much for portability. i will be using these headphones for my desktop, tv and home console. also not planning on getting a amplifier anytime soon.
 
now, from what i have found these last 2 days is that most people keep saying senn HD598 is best then mad dog then akg then hifiman............ too many and still don't know which is which
 
if you must know i mostly listen to soundtracks without vocals(video games) 
examples of no vocals 
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DokBeZKKeKI

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q_47b507vg
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u_EWKVRoxc
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMTN8o1zqQ8
 
just to name a few.
 
i'm not into too much bass i want it well balanced on all specs
 
hopefully you can help me find the right one.
 
May 21, 2013 at 12:28 PM Post #3 of 3

Trunks159

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Then your looking for the Sony mdr ma900. Its a massive 70mm driver open headphone that is waaaay more comfortable than any other can I've ever owned. Theyre also the lightest.

Comfort isn't the only thing this baby does well, it has a massive sound stage for games and music and has the bass to satisfy. Just look up MDR Ma900 review, you'll see a comparison between the ma900 and hd598.
 

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