[LAU] OT: Durable headphones

Jeremy Jongepier jeremy at autostatic.com
Mon Dec 17 19:38:04 UTC 2012

On 12/17/2012 05:04 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Right now I did some research, since I bought my
> AKG K 240 DF around 30 years ago.
> It's discontinued.
> http://www.akg.com/site/products/powerslave,id,253,pid,253,nodeid,2,_language,EN,country,ENUS,view,prop.html
> I know that studios today have better headphones, but they are very
> expensive and all I ever used in studios only one time need to clunk on
> the floor and they are borked. The AKG has a (relatively ;) less good
> sound quality, but anyway it's very good as a reference and the one I
> own survived, other headphones I owned or used in studios get broken.
> Are there still some durable headphones for studio usage? AFAIK for the
> German Rundfunk they switched a long time ago from the AKG I own, to
> those better once, that will not last very long.
> Regards,
> Ralf

Hello Ralf,

I'm using this one: 
And I'm happy with it. It's not semi-open though and it's ohmage is way 
lower (250) so it's probably not the most adequate replacement.



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