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#2062781 - 04/11/13 07:25 AM Re: headphone suggestions please for yamaha P155 sennheiser 598? [Re: Bluesinlondon]
Paolo70 Offline
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Registered: 05/20/11
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Hi BluesInLondon,

Originally Posted By: Bluesinlondon
Previously I used (pretty decent) Sennheiser SPs, and while their closed back design probably makes them better for listening to music on say, a busy train (no leakage, better external noise blocking), these open HDs sound much more natural when playing a DP, or listening to music in a quieter setting.


I use a pair of closed back Sennheisers with my DP, and I can't help thinking that the closed back is making the bass sound somewhat boomy. Did you have the same impression with your previous heaadphones?

Thank you,
Paolo
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#2063107 - 04/11/13 08:26 PM Re: headphone suggestions please for yamaha P155 sennheiser 598? [Re: Marko in Boston]
pianomanvan Offline
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Loc: Vancouver, BC
i ended up getting the HD380 as well. in the end i realized i can't have open ones right now living with so much ambient noise around. i might get an open pair down the road when i move to a quieter neighbourhood. i like the sound coming out of these headphones and they're very comfortable and hopefully durable. i used the $30 discount coupon so got it for $170.

one thing though: the padding of display unit at guitar centre was completely worn out so i'll likely have to replace that part in a year or two which runs around 30 bucks.

Originally Posted By: Marko in Boston
Originally Posted By: Dr Popper
Sennheiser HD's are highly regarded around here


Dr Popper is right. i have the Sennheiser HD380 and I am extremely pleased with sound, comfort and quality. I paid $199, you can find many decent sets in that price range. However, headphones are personal thing. Sometimes I like to switch it up even with my Bose buds. Anyway, check out the link to see the HD380 if interested

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/pro-audio/sennheiser-hd-380-pro-headphones

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