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Bought a pair of Momentum On-Ear headphones a few weeks ago, and even though the sound was great they weren't really comfortable at all. The pads were way too hard and I couldn't wear them for a longer amount of time.

Thus I'm looking for a new pair of headphones to bring with me everywhere, preferrably in the same price/size class as the Momentums, any suggestions?
I'm mostly going to be using these with my phone/laptop, as I already have a pair of HD595s for use at home.
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Originally Posted by Reactions View Post

Bought a pair of Momentum On-Ear headphones a few weeks ago, and even though the sound was great they weren't really comfortable at all. The pads were way too hard and I couldn't wear them for a longer amount of time.

Thus I'm looking for a new pair of headphones to bring with me everywhere, preferrably in the same price/size class as the Momentums, any suggestions?
I'm mostly going to be using these with my phone/laptop, as I already have a pair of HD595s for use at home.

The V-Moda XS are getting pretty good reviews though they could be bassier and maybe a bit veiled on the high end. Mids should also be more present.

The Bowers & Wilkins P5 would probably be more suitable in fit, though they are warm, and maybe a bit bloated in the low-end.

The MOE are typically seen as very comfortable for their type. Would you be willing to do over ear?
Edited by phillyd - 4/19/14 at 9:41am
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post #3 of 19
Closed system headphones around the same league:

V-Moda XS

V-Moda M100

AKG K550

AKG K545

Shure SH940
post #4 of 19
Could you just replace the pads?
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Could you just replace the pads?
Finding replacement pads would probably be very difficult.
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

Finding replacement pads would probably be very difficult.

Not sure if serious.

http://headphonespares.sennheiser.co.uk/portable-headphones/momentum-on-ear-black

Sennheiser spare parts are some of the easiest to find.
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Not sure if serious.

http://headphonespares.sennheiser.co.uk/portable-headphones/momentum-on-ear-black

Sennheiser spare parts are some of the easiest to find.
if the Sennheiser pads aren't comfortable what good would replacing the Sennheiser pads with Sennheiser pads be?
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The V-Moda XS are getting pretty good reviews though they could be bassier and maybe a bit veiled on the high end. Mids should also be more present.

The Bowers & Wilkins P5 would probably be more suitable in fit, though they are warm, and maybe a bit bloated in the low-end.

The MOE are typically seen as very comfortable for their type. Would you be willing to do over ear?

Neither of the two are available here in Norway, and even though I could order them from Amazon or something similar I'd prefer to purchase them here (Norwegian warranty).
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Originally Posted by GridIroN View Post

Closed system headphones around the same league:

V-Moda XS

V-Moda M100

AKG K550

AKG K545

Shure SH940

All of these looks quite bulky and large (the V-Modas aren't available in Norway), I'd prefer something more of the size of the Momentum On-Ears.

I might consider getting the Momentum Over-Ear version, but something a little smaller would be better.
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All of these looks quite bulky and large (the V-Modas aren't available in Norway), I'd prefer something more of the size of the Momentum On-Ears.

I might consider getting the Momentum Over-Ear version, but something a little smaller would be better.
If you could give us some sites or a list of headphones available we could suggest some to you.
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If you could give us some sites or a list of headphones available we could suggest some to you.

Sure, here's a couple:
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