Drum & Bass What headphones do you guys use? (asking DJs/artists/audiophiles)

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  1. vElectrixx

    vElectrixx New Member

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    I honestly had no idea where to put this thread. It didn't seem right to put it under waffle, so I guess it's fine to ask the DJs themselves. What set do you rock it to? I'm not an audio genius, but I want to hear the music I've been listening to for over six years in tip-top quality. I feel like I need to kove away from $30 earbuds. Currently, everyone (on other forums) have been recommending the Audio Technica ATH-M50, but it'll be best to get replies from you guys.

    Thoughts?
     
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    seinheiser HD25, thats what I use for DJing would recommend them
     
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    This.
     
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    if you don't wanna spend as much money for the headphones the akg 518 are really good for their price, low end is a bit strong and top end a tiny bit muddy but for their price they sound amazing (imo)
     
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    currently using sony v55's.. beautiful headphones for £50
     
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    Sennheiser HD-25 II's. Nothing comes close for durability and sound quality for the price.
     
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    Hd 25s

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    HDs are great. I use them for djing and listening to music. I don't really like them for music production though. I find myself overly tweaking stuff when I use them as I can never get it to sound right in headphones.
    Nothing can beat a good set of monitors IMO, although I'm yet to try a higher end pair of headphones.
     
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    This is major selling point for DJs.. Guard em with your life tho, cunts steal em all the time. Had mine nicked twice
     
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    i just got some Beyer Dynamic dt770s absolutely love them for djing and especially for production, as a plus there also extremely comfy.
     
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    I agree with HD25-II's, theyre awesome... But i have been having a lot of problems with the cables from about a month after getting them (had em for almost 2 yrs now), have to give the connector that goes into each can a jiggle to get them working. So irritating when it happens mid mix >_<.
     
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    i have the hd 25 sp
    slightly cheaper and i prefer the headband.

    only annoying this is the cables can get tangled and strangle you.
    owned them for 5 years and im on my 3rd set of replacement cable. they go for about £20 if you need to replace.

    the coiled cable is boss.
     
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    yeah that's quite a standard fault, tis proper annoying at times!
     
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    Not sold on the durability tbh a hell of lot of people complain about the cables. Saying that tho im still going to buy a pair :)
     
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    Yeah but a cable would go on anything if used 24/7 .. the rest of the cans are mad solid. Ive driven them to fuck sometimes (-15db earplugs) and they still go on! they really can take some abuse!
     
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    I had this issue too was really happy with my sennys (SP 2) until the sound started cutting out, this was only within a few months of having them too...the wires are very prone to getting twisted round, luckily as they were under a year old Currys exchanged them for the Sony V55 so I got £30 back too, bonus. The Sony ones are actually louder in comparison, maybe a bit too much bass, but was really surprised with the quality of sound

    If still under warrently get them checked asap as senheissers should last years, I would still like to get the HD 25 eventually but for now these Sony ones are pretty decent
     
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    Got em on eBay man. Was gonna get them in store but due to endless harassment towards eBay I got a £40 eBay code. some SOB claimed he didn't receive the goods and they refunded him :p. Went mental . But the voucher meant I got em for like £80.


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