Summary: I have been using these headphones for sometime now and they sound really good. I am a music enthusiast and I like checking out speakers, amps, etc when I visit any elctronics store. Therefore, I can chategorize good sound. About these headphones I can just say they provide refined bass, good mids and highs. Vocals sound really good. quite comfortable and light. They can provide deep sound when needed and give really good acoustic sounds (viz.
Summary: These headphones are kind of an enigma. They look like cheap crap, feel like cheap crap, and unless you amp them properly, sound like cheap crap too. With a good amp these phones WILL go deep with tight detailed bass. The enigma here is that yes, these CAN sound good, but you will need to spend $$$ on an amp. At that point you have to ask yourself, if you spent money on an amp, should you in turn spend money on headphones? Yeah, you probably should...
Pros: Light, tossable, closed, moderate isolation, decent value
Cons: Sound is poor unamped, doesn't take to amplication very well
Summary: Sennheiser HD448 A sub-$100 champ, or a stinker?
I picked up a pair of HD448's after reading about their sound out of curiosity, while looking at closed back headphones for the purpose of having a good sounding portable, and having enjoyed the signature of Sennheiser (HD580's) for over a decade, I figured they would make a quality headphone. So let's take a look at what the HD4xx series had to offer on it's higher end.
Summary: I don´t understand why so many people don´t like these headphones. And IF they are loved by some people even then the descriptions of its sound differs so much that I always wonder if people were actually listening to the same headphone. I can only say that I loved them right out of the box on my portable player: the bass really goes deep (and I mean deep bass frequencies from 30-80 Hz) but does so without being pretentious, frequencies around 90-150 Hz have punch (but...
Summary: I am new to headfi and this is my second review. I apologize if its not very helpful.
These entry level cans from sennheiser give a good taste of their higher end models have in store. First how they sound.
These have very good mid range. Nice lush and full. Treble is slightly rolled off, giving them dark sound signature and slight sennheiser veil. It is present and clear but does not have any sparkle. This gives them a dark sound signature.
Summary: After searching for a long time I have found the right pair of headphones. These are lightweight and comfortable. The sound quality is very good and they do significantly reduce noise. I like the closed-back design which limits my music from leaking and bothering people around me. I found that I enjoy the sound of an open-air design a little more (ex. Grado SR-60) but it is not practical for portable listening.
Pros: Attractive design, Clear Sound, Easy To Use, Lightweight