[LAU] OT: Durable headphones

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Tue Dec 18 06:16:48 UTC 2012

On 12/17/2012 10:24 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-12-17 at 20:38 +0100, Jeremy Jongepier wrote:
>> Hello Ralf,
>> I'm using this one:
>> http://europe.beyerdynamic.com/shop/hah/headphones-and-headsets/studio-and-stage/studio-headphones/dt-770-pro.html
>> 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.
> It should be semi-opened. However, I guess those expensive modern Bayer,
> Sony, Sennheiser, AKG etc. from the last 20 years until now, do all have
> got a better sound quality and can replace my old AKG regarding to the
> sound quality. It's not needed to replace it yet, but since it's very
> old, perhaps in the future. I experienced those new headphones as very
> fragile. It's used for the first time, 10 minutes old, it get out of the
> hands of a guest, bumped just on the table and there's some odd noise
> for some frequencies. I heart this in professional studios for Bayer,
> Sony, Sennheiser and at home I've got Quart HiFi headphones for guests,
> all do sound bad for some frequencies, because of accidents. My AKG was
> victim of children, had countless accidents and still is 100% ok.
> However, Jeremy did your DT 770 pro and David, did your HD280 "go
> flying" several times, without getting unwanted noise for some
> frequencies? Durability for me is very important, since I don't have the
> money to buy headphones again and again.

I can't hear any extraneous noise on the HD280. It has been banged 
around a lot. (It used to get tossed into the case that holds music 
stands, cables and assorted junk.) The formerly-tightly coiled cable is 
all stretched out.

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