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Audiophile 100$ over ear headphones

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Hello guys

I need your advice on choosing the most audiophile for the price of 100$ (either Open or Closed back) headphones for my SONY Audio Center. Budget like mentioned is around 100$. 

Thank you everyone for advices :)

 

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I think audiophiles would say that their class starts from about 300€£$

But what i like is the ultrabudget ISK HF2010. Not true audiophile ones, just good for their price.

 

 

Hmm, now its also Freeboss HF2010 i guess...


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5 hours ago, The Flying Sloth said:

DT990 from Beyerdynamic are around that price range IIRC, very nice phones for the price

Yep. They sound good and are very comfortable. But another alternative are the sennheiser hd500 series. Although if you want a more durable headphone go for dt 990 or 770.


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The hd 559 is a pretty decent $100 headphone.


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6 hours ago, Tan3l6 said:

I think audiophiles would say that their class starts from about 300€£$

But what i like is the ultrabudget ISK HF2010. Not true audiophile ones, just good for their price.

 

 

Hmm, now its also Freeboss HF2010 i guess...

I don't know where that number came from especially in the days where one of the competitive areas in headphones is sub $200 due to mass drop and Beyerdynamic


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1 hour ago, rice guru said:

The hd 559 is a pretty decent $100 headphone.

do you think the 280pros would work?


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What headphone would I buy if I only had $100?

It's pretty tricky, because there's quite a lot of choice at $50-ish and $150, but $100 isn't that active.

You can't really have a DT990 or a X2HR at that price, so probably a Takstar Pro82? It's a lot better than the Pro80 (also known as a HF2010) in every way imo. And spend the rest on some music.


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17 minutes ago, sub68 said:

do you think the 280pros would work?

They are pretty good scale pretty well with amps very smooth super forgiving headphones


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Just now, rice guru said:

They are pretty good scale pretty well with amps very smooth super forgiving headphones

Yeah I would be suggesting them because I have experience with recoding 


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