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Closed HD800S

rcmo

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Hi! Sorry if I missed a similar thread.

I'm very happy with my set of open headphones that includes HD800S, HD700, HD650, AKG712, AKG701, ATH-R70X, and HE400i. I always eq them all, that's part of the fun. I'd say I pick the HD800S 80% of the time. It depends more on the mood than on the type of music.

My question is: what closed headphones would you recommend for when I can't bother people around me with my music?

Thanks!

PS: I am unable to test any sets on local stores so I need to import through the usual online retailers. While I have no problem returning an item that does not suits me, this should definitely be an exceptional procedure.
 

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Look at the Drop/ Dan Clark Audio Ether CX or maybe the Aeon 2 RT closed. Ether CX the best closed i have heard.
 
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Thanks much! The HD820 is in my list and can be easily purchased in Europe. Importing Drop products is a bummer.

@Jimbob54 Have you listened to the Senn? By Aeon 2 RT you refer to the current Aeon RT, that Amir has reviewed, right?
 

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Thanks much! The HD820 is in my list and can be easily purchased in Europe. Importing Drop products is a bummer.

@Jimbob54 Have you listened to the Senn? By Aeon 2 RT you refer to the current Aeon RT, that Amir has reviewed, right?

I have Senn HD800 - not heard the 800S or the 820. Yes the Aeon RT Closed Amir reviewed , but like @maverickronin asked, if its the HD800 soundstage you are trying to replicate, I withdraw both of my recommendations- the Dan Clarks are great headphones,take EQ very well, low distortion but dont offer much soundstage to speak of .
 
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