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Got my DJ100's today. Really liking them so far. The midrange. <3
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One of my favorite headphones for under $100
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post #10682 of 38142
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My Sennheiser HD280 Pro's arrived this morning, they seem like a popular pair of cans based on the last couple of pages.
Picked them up for my plane trip over the ditch on Friday, hopefully they don't disturb who ever has to sit next to me wink.gif

They wont, they have excellent isolation, they're probably one of the best headphones to use for air travel actually.



Loved using them on the flight yesterday, loaded up a couple of iTunes rental movies on the iPad and away I went.
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post #10683 of 38142
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One of my favorite headphones for under $100

I'm loving mine. Placed my HFI-580 pads on them for extra sound isolation and comfort.

I was surprised at how light and comfortable these were. I haven't touched my HFI-580's since I got these.

Also, the black aluminium finish is a nice touch. Gives it a clean look.
     
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post #10684 of 38142
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I'm loving mine. Placed my HFI-580 pads on them for extra sound isolation and comfort.
I was surprised at how light and comfortable these were. I haven't touched my HFI-580's since I got these.
Also, the black aluminium finish is a nice touch. Gives it a clean look.

You prefer them to the 580s? In what respect?

Also, please, somebody, buy my B2s!
Edited by pangolinman - 12/2/11 at 9:39pm
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I just got the Superlux HD668B Dynamic. I recommend them, nice bass, nice depth. They are ugly too, which I love.
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post #10686 of 38142
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Why does it have to be metal? Made-in-Ireland Sennheiser HD25-1 II's are probably some of the most durable headphones out there and they're comprised of (tough) plastic. Older plastic Beyerdynamics have also withstood the test of time.
In fact some of the metal full-sizers like Grados have suspect build quality.
But to your point, since you haven't cited a budget I'd take a look at the Beyerdynamic Tesla T1 for high-end sound with solid build quality. It feels very substantial while still being comfortable. I wouldn't call the bass response emphasized, but it's a solid performer throughout the frequency range with few of the glaring defects that plague sub-$1k headphones.

Thanks for responding. Those cans do have a pretty impressive spec sheet, but unfortunately it's about twice as much as I'm able to spend now (I know I said price is no object, but beyond $500 there's a definite price-vertigo effect). I suppose I will take another look at Sennheiser. I have HD 477 cans for travel and all-around use and the simple and rugged design has kept them kicking for years but the sound quality just isn't there. Maybe there's a set of Senns out there that shows as much love for treble as for bass and is built to last
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Thanks for responding. Those cans do have a pretty impressive spec sheet, but unfortunately it's about twice as much as I'm able to spend now (I know I said price is no object, but beyond $500 there's a definite price-vertigo effect). I suppose I will take another look at Sennheiser. I have HD 477 cans for travel and all-around use and the simple and rugged design has kept them kicking for years but the sound quality just isn't there. Maybe there's a set of Senns out there that shows as much love for treble as for bass and is built to last

Sennheiser usually manufactures their professional-level (i.e. for studio/monitoring use) to high durability standards like the HD25-1 II and HD25-SP. Their audiophile level headphones usually aren't fantastically built -- the outside grills for the HD 6X0 are known to scratch easily and the headband is known to crack over time. You'll be disappointed to know that even the supra-$1000 HD 800 is comprised pretty much entirely of plastic (was a big sticking point for critics when it was released).
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Anyone know anything about Kozee reshelling? Once my W3s get back from westone, i think I'd like to get them reshelled as a custom, and Kozee only charges $120, which is pretty damn cheap.
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You prefer them to the 580s? In what respect?

I listen to lots of Vocal Trance, lots of it has female vocals which is why ive been using my DJ100's over my 580's. For other genre's like Hardstyle, Electro, and Dubstep. I prefer my 580's.
     
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Essence STX with LME49720NA opamps + Little Dot MKII with GE 5654W driver tubes + HD600 = I have been sitting at my desk since dinner (3 hours ago) listening to music.

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