What headphones to buy?

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  1. Ollie G

    Ollie G Member

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    Hi guys

    Im in the market for a new set of headphones, ideally something thats not going to break the bank but are good quality for listening and mixing?
    any recommendations are appreciated
    cheers
     

  2. DOOVD

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    sennheiser hd 25
     
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  3. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    What for? Djing, general listening, production?
    Over the head? in ears?
     
  4. ifanmusic

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    I love my Sennheiser Momentums for general listening. I used to make tracks on them too
     
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    SPAWN_DNB New Member

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    Can't go wrong with HD25's mate.
    For general listening & DJ'ing they're ideal.

    Production wise, you'll be fine writing with them, however I wouldn't advise using them for mixdowns.
     
  7. JamesDetached

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    I use DT770 Pro 80ohm's for general listening/gaming/production.

    I can't recommend them highly enough, if you have something to power them off of course.
     
  8. Vianney

    Vianney New Member

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    Beyer Dynamics DT770, for sure (if you want bass). senheiser is shit
     
  9. ironixx

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    I use DT 990 Pro. Good for listening and mixing as well.
     
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  10. lowka

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    yup hd 25's no doubt
     
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    Ownglow Hospitalised since 97'

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    HD25's - no questions!
     
  12. OVRLD

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    I had hd25 for 2 years now, they are great for DJing, but i would not recommend them for production/gaming/listening for long time in a row, they will cause ear fatigue really fast

    Also, I just get DT990 pro, and i must say, that they are awesome, comfortable and sound is amazing. You can feel ear fatigue after long production session, but they are more ear friendly than hd25
     
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    I have the Beyer Dynamics DT770, combined with spectrum analyzers I can get nice mixes out of them, the clarity seems to stand out much than my monitors but I have KRKs :)
     
  14. Derelicts Of Tomorrow

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