Forum discussion tagged with headphones.
  1. Domenico1616

    Headphones upgrade

    Hi! Right now I use my Sennheiser HD 598 and a SoundBlasterXG5 to listen to music on my pc (Flac files). What do you think about this setup? I'm no more satisfied and I'd like to do a serious upgrade. What should I consider to buy?
  2. angelmf2704

    Budget headphone system

    Hello, the last couple of months I've been trying headphones and a few dacs. I listen the HD599, HD560s, Audio Technica M20X, Hiby FC1, LG V30 and my own phone as a DAP. If I'm honest every time I changed the gear I felt something was lacking but when I returned to use them, I wasn't happy...
  3. User name

    ALC1220 VS Schiit Hel for DT 770 Pro 250 Ohms

    Hello. Hi. I'm not an audio guy. My MB is X399 Designare EX, with ALC1220. I'm looking to buy an all in one compact solution which can power my DT 770 Pro 250 olms as I don't have much desk-space. The best DAC/AMP combo in my price range I could find was the Hel Schiit. Why am I trying to buy...
  4. L

    Question Best bass heavy headphones for music production?

    Hi, I need your help! I’m looking for the best closed back bass heavy headphones for music production under 300eu. I’m currently choosing between ATH-M50x and Meze 99 Neo. Are there any better options out there? And which headphones should I go with? Can’t wait to hear your opinions!
  5. Svinhugg

    Current Headphone + DAC equipment

    Focal Clear MG Professional & RME ADI-2 DAC FS
  6. Sayeduzzaman Rayan

    Question Necessity of high(er) end earphones [Campfire Audio IO]

    Hi, I'm currently the owner of a sony wh-1000xm3, a bose soundsport wireless, an audio-Technica ath-m50x and a Sennheiser hd559. An earphone recently caught my eye, the Campfire Audio IO. But I'm not sure if it's really worth it to get it. I don't have any way of hearing the buds without buying...
  7. L

    Wired, closed-back headphones, 200€ max

    Using a desktop setup, PC streaming via Spotify & Soundcloud through an Ifi Zen Dac and then into a pair of Hifiman Sundara, which works good in low-noise situations. However, I'm looking for a second pair of headphones: closed back: for when I need to isolate myself from surrounding noise at...
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    is there any headphones that gives speaker like experience ?

    I was looking for a headphone that gives a speaker like experience, a surround sound feel. Is there any product like that in $100 to $200 range ?
  9. S

    Headphones that has Bluetooth 5 on phone that has Bluetooth 4

    Hey, I would like to buy Sony WH-1000XM4 but currently I have smartphone - Xiamomi MI9 that has only Bluetooth 4. Does it impact the performance or maybe reduce the quality? Thanks.
  10. angelmf2704

    EQ effects in music

    Hello, my system doesn't provide a balance audio reproduction. My headphones have so much bass than needed, I think this affects all the frequencies like mids or highs. So I did some research and look for some audio test to do an eq preset. So finally, I have my preset done. I reduced about 4 or...
  11. Coauctor

    Question Wireless headphones with a wired option for $600 / €500 / £440 (if they exist)

    Hey, guys and gals! I got valuable help from the neighboring section on Hi-Fi, and the guys advised me to ask about headphones here (mentioning @anort3). :) Would be great to hear your thoughts! I'm kinda new to all this. Thanks in advance! So, I have the following set of parameters brewing in...
  12. labelman68

    Computer streaming to headphones

    What's a great HiFi streaming setup that doesn't take up too much room. I'm really trying to go with just a few boxes, rather than stringing together a bunch of stuff. I don't need volume- it's a small room- but want quality sound both in my phones and speakers (ideally bookshelf). I do have a...
  13. L

    Ifi Zen Dac with Sennheiser HD 25-1, should I upgrade headphones ?

    I've had the Sennheiser HD 25 for a few years now, and I enjoy the headphones. I've got a few DJ friends and they all use these, although, I'm not a DJ myself :) Now, there's so much information circulating about more "hi-fi" headphones, that I feel I might be missing out on better quality...
  14. tinaag

    Question TV Samsung QLed 4k Q7FN 55" which are the good head or earphones bluetooth to use?

    I have a Samsung Q7FN. I will need references for good Bluetooth earphones or headphones. I have a Level U but is falling into pieces, and soon will die. I bought online a AKG Y600NC but I rad some reviews from users saying it's not a good device. so in case this phone is really bad and if I...
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    Asking for Opinions on Headphones / DACs / Balanced Input

    Hello, newbie here. I have been reading a lot of discussions on forums for the last couple of days and learned a lot already. I'd appreciate if I can get some opinions on a few issues since there are a lot of people here with a lot more experience than I have. My entry level Sennheiser PX100...
  16. K

    How do you choose which brand of audio/headset to buy?

    What kind of source do you use when you choose your headphone? Of couse, one of the sources could be the forum like "WHAT hi-fi", but do you use any other source? Do you take into account the reccomendation from your close ones? Do you use SNS for grasping the current trend (do you think...
  17. dream_cc

    I have $500 to spend and want to enjoy the best music. What headphone should I buy?

    Music to listen: mostly classical music and instrumental music; some vocal songs. Player: Fiio M11. What I care: sound quality, comfort and price (must be under $500) What I don't care: portability, appearance, durability, price, and everything else. Firstly, in-ear or over-ear? Do over-ear...
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    A world gone Zoom - best kit

    Looking for consensus on best headphones for a travelling frequent Zoomer- wireless , with good noise cancelling & good mic ,decent lasting between charges ,the MIC itself might do some noise cancelling of dogs and adorable children at play !!! I have bought 20 varieties during...
  19. SirBlacklist

    (Gaming/Music) Current: Focal Listen - Want to upgrade

    Hello! First-time poster but I've read through this forum a ton and decided my case is a bit different then what a lot of others posted or needed suggestions for. USE: Gaming/Music Gaming FPS Immersive Titles MMO's Music (all over the place but currently listening to;) Rush Tool The...
  20. L

    Question Best IEMs w/ mic under 100€ to use with phone (no dac)

    Hello, as the title says I'm looking for IEMs under 100€ to only use with my phone and maybe sometime my laptop. I don't use a dac, just straight from the 3.5mm jack of my pixel 3a. I stream music from Tidal HiFi, I need these only when I'm going around outside (for the future since I'm stuck...