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Not sure if its just me but someone else out there must have this same problem. I've owned a couple pairs of over ear headphones, none too snazzy, right now I have a Samson SR850, before that I had an over ear from Corsair. Both give me the same issue, it feels like my heads in a vice, even the over top band compresses my air so much its a permanent flat spot until I shower. That "head in a vice" feeling believe it or not, causes some serious headaches and makes me frustrated.. As for adjustment, the Samson are spring based, so there's no set adjustment, but with the Corsair I was able to loosen them up, but it would either feel like it was squeezing my head jelly out, or it was hanging off my ears........
I'm just wondering if anyone out there had similar issues, and if there was a brand they went with that solved the problem for them..

Thanks!
post #2 of 5
I have a similar thing. Headphones don't really give me a headache, but make me feel uncomfortable. I just use speakers and iem's now.
post #3 of 5
Beyerdynamic DTXX0 and bend the steel frame of the headband to the right shape for your head.
And as the Superlux HD330/660 share the same design, it should also work with them.
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You can also bend the frame of the AKG K550 to increase comfort, i'm pretty sure you will be able to find info about alternative pads or mods.
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Audio Technicas with the 3D wing supports might do you some good.
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