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I'm in with a pair of Senn HD598!headphone.gif

 

They look really nice!

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I'm after the impossible - a budget pair of studio quality headphones. I used to have a pair of Beyerdynamic DT231's, and I really liked the sound quality, but I lost them when I moved house frown.gif
My favoured retailer doesn't sell them anymore (in fact, they may have even been discontinued), so I'm forced to look elsewhere. With a budget of £30-40, I'm asking a lot, but please can I have some recommendations? I'm looking to avoid the Sennheiser HD202's, as my missus has a pair, and I don't think the sound quality/balance is as good as the Beyer's (studio mixing-wise).
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I'm after the impossible - a budget pair of studio quality headphones. I used to have a pair of Beyerdynamic DT231's, and I really liked the sound quality, but I lost them when I moved house frown.gif
My favoured retailer doesn't sell them anymore (in fact, they may have even been discontinued), so I'm forced to look elsewhere. With a budget of £30-40, I'm asking a lot, but please can I have some recommendations? I'm looking to avoid the Sennheiser HD202's, as my missus has a pair, and I don't think the sound quality/balance is as good as the Beyer's (studio mixing-wise).
Ultrasone Pro 550's are killer not to mention they look awesome thumb.gif
http://www.ultrasone.com/index.php/en/products/pro-550.html
http://www.amazon.com/Ultrasone-PRO-550-Professional-Headphones/dp/B000YDYEDW
note: amazon has pictures of a blue model. doesn't ship anymore. only the brushed meta/silver is still around

edit: forgot to mention that I have a pair and once you burn in the drivers, I have yet to listen to a pair that sound better. I wrote a review on these a long time ago here
Edited by idaWHALE - 8/26/12 at 2:26pm
post #11844 of 38156
Good luck finding Ultrasone Pro 550s for 30-40 quid.

These days the Beyerdynamic DT 231 is replaced with the (identical-sounding, supposedly) DT 235:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beyerdynamic-DT-235-Headphone-Closed/dp/B00198BY48/

I've listened to one a few times, and I'm not sure if I can call them studio quality. That said, mids/treble should be pretty good unless you're blasting them at loud volumes, and it's not like they have no bass.

edit: why am I responding to a post 4 days old? thinking.gif
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Hey add me to the list! Audio Technica ATH-M50 smile.gif love them even though they are entry level. They sound great to me;)
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@ chemicalfan.....I bought these pioneer Pioneer SE-M390 about 6 months ago because of some good reviews and seemed like a good value for my needs at the time (before I bought ATH-M50).

For walking around in public with they might look a little odd, but for in home use I loved them. They have a very good sound, a little light on the bass (but I'm a bass head so for normal use they are excellent). My only real complaint about them is that the padding on the ears is not ultra thick but it is pretty comfy and doesn't make your head sweat like other ear cups I've tried, including my M50's. So i'm sure a lot of people will not approve of them not being a higher quality brand than Pioneer but I can say that they work very well, sound very good, and are decently comfortable with a long cable to reach anything you need it too. AND its well under the price you gave smile.gif hope this helps and cheers!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826621004

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0033PROP8/ref=uwl_bm_im_dp
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Ordered a pair of Audio Technica ATH-700's the other day cause they were on sale for $90 on amazon with free shipping. Will have pics Thursday wink.gif
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Sv: OCN Headphones Club

Need advice on a headset. Been disappointed with all I have tried so far.
No usb, light, don't press on the ears and most important not heat up the ears. They should be quality brand too.

Any recommendations?
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Need advice on a headset. Been disappointed with all I have tried so far.
No usb, light, don't press on the ears and most important not heat up the ears. They should be quality brand too.
Any recommendations?

ATH-AD700s + Zalman clip-on mic.
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ATH-AD700s + Zalman clip-on mic.

I tried the AD900 and they where to heavy and chunky for my preferences. And I prefer a headset, think it's to hazzle with a clip on. This is just for gaming purposes, not music or media.
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