Summary: i was so disappointed with these head phones when they arrived. i always thought i had a slightly larger than average skull. boy was i wrong. these cans are for water-heads! how could Denon F-UP this bad? it's like someone got these headphones, stuck them in some boiling water and then placed them on a 40LB bowling bowl. i dont care how good they sound, their to damn big! huge waste!
Pros: nice packaging, good cables
Cons: these cans are for people with massive heads. if they fit you right, you are way above average head size.
Summary: The AH-D7100's immediately became my go-to headphones for daily use since the day I purchased them three weeks ago. They sound much fuller compared to my Beyerdynamic T5P's and produce high sound levels with unamplified portable music devices. They produce deep, rich, better-defined bass compared to my Ultrasone Pro 900's..
Sound is uniformly clear and well defined across the audible spectrum.
Pros: Superb Rich Sound across the spectrum, great soundstage, comfortable, modern design, high quality build, Efficient
Summary: I state that I'll write this review in Italian, if you want to know my judgments, please watch at the end of this review.
Premetto che queste non sono le "migliori cuffie al mondo", tuttavia gli ingegneri Denon hanno cercato di avvicinarsi il più possibile a tale traguardo, molto vicino direi..
Summary: I am a quite happy D600 owner. They are not neutral by any means but as a general-purpose headphone the sound suits my needs. Loads of super-deep bass, nice midrange tonality and an open if somewhat troublesome high-end. The best thing is that they are great portable companions, with good fit, good isolation, iPod-made cable and the fact that they are very easy to drive.
Summary: I’ve started to enjoy the music. Not the kit!
I read as many reviews as I could lay my hands on and they were mostly a little disparaging. How? They made constant reference to their lineage (AH-D7000) and comparisons with their old wooden aesthetic styles. Maybe I’m lucky (or unlucky) because I’ve never heard the previous model.
Pros: Comfortable, Quality Sound.
Cons: Very poor quality look. Not reference as claimed by Denon.
Summary: Many people in the head-fi community disappointed by the new denon lines, music maniac. But i think the other way.... well, initially when i got mine, the design and presentation was jaw dropping, but the sound signature was horrible, it was bright and harsh treble with muddy bass. After burn-in them for 10 hours the treble settle a bit but the bass was still sound muddy.
Pros: airy sounds, great bass response
Cons: maybe price? retail suggested price is too high,
Summary: I will have to be succinct, however after trying the AHD5000s as well as the LCD-2 and Sennheiser HD800s (also 380s), I would rank them among these headphones (and above the 380s -- which are $200 headphones, that i highly recommend). I would say they shine across most genres; though I mainly auditioned these cans with electronic and classical music, I cannot think of a real caveat in genre.
Pros: Bass response is tight and articulate, highs sounds good, extremely comfortable, reproduces woodwind very well. Mids well reproduced
Cons: Bulky, warm (not a flat response); but it is rich.
Summary: There has been a lot of debate about this headphone on this forum in particular and the value it offers for the price. I must admit, the pricing is a little steep but it has been coming down and can be had for sub $1000 constantly. Sound quality is just perfect (for me). I have found out that this new Denon Music Maniac line is sort of like a love it or hate it among audiophiles. I certainly love mine and have nothing but good things to say about it.
Pros: Airy Sound, Excellent Bass, Great sound stage, Comfortable
Cons: Price, not full aluminum construction, heavy
Summary: Lets see. If you know who Adventure Club, Skrillex, Katy Perry, MGK, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Rihanna, pretty much anyone relevant And not so relevant any more like Marilyn Manson, Alice in Chains, Micheal Jackson and Whitney Houston. These babies got you covered. All sound awesome. Whitney's vocals gave me chills. I'm moving from the DT 880 250ohms. I brought the 880s because of numerous raving reviews of how transparent they are for the price.
Pros: Clarity, Separation, impact, wider than avg sound stage for closed Cans
Summary: Yes, initially I also experienced what many others did: Excessive bass with related compression effects at higher volumes.
Still, after in between let's say 500 hrs the sound has changed dramatically. And frankly, Denon should burn them in at least 300hrs before distributing. They could avoid some irritation sides their customers.
I really would like to know how the d7100 would measure now!
Pros: Comfort & Sound with Substance
Cons: Needs extremly long to burn-in to finally settle with a more balanced sound...