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What headphone(s) do you own ?

Bibo

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Focal Clear
Focal Elegia
Philips Fidelio X2 (retired)
Phlilps Fidelio X1 (retired)
Philips Fidelio L2
NAD HP 50
Sony-MDR-V5
Grado SR60e
Sennheiser PX 200
 
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jbags

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Koss Porta Pro - sturdy and sounds decent.
RBH earbuds - also sturdy and sound very good.

I'm cheap, active and klutzy. Headphones need to be sturdy to survive with me.
 

BolusOfDoom

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Sony MDR-7506
Hifiman Sundara
Hifiman RE800s

The RE800s IEMs solved a long-term problem I had, which was a really bad resonance at 2-3Khz, like a soprano hitting a high note. Very annoying since I like classical. My right ear crackles if the note is loud enough. I guess it's a pinna problem, because it doesn't happen with the RE800s.
 

mkawa

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i've tried to limit my headphone inventory to 4 pairs by only having 4 hooks, and then there's that moment when you realize that you have at least 3 pairs of in-ears and that i just put my 5th and 6th pairs in a box somewhere.

hd800s (new)
hd600 (ca. 2001)
wh-1000xm4 (new)
focal elex (ca. 2019)

the uh oh
er4sr
er4xr (i thought i lost my er4sr for 6 months..)
sony ex800st (promised myself i'd sell)
beyerdynamic dt880 600o (promised myself i'd sell)
there's a pair of alessandro ms1 floating around the house (ca. 2000)

audeze lcd1 is my girlfriend's 24/7
 

Overseas

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M50X wired plus dedicated Fiio BTA10, my first pair, used with Huawei P20 Pro, sound better by BT
Meze 99 Classics my new love, sound better than M50X with anything except heavy rock or EDM type of music

Waiting for Topping E30 + L30 combo as ordered in silver to comply with WAF
 

Vini darko

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Got these t50rp today. They lasted less than an hour before mods started :D
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Boris Badinov

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Sony MVR V6 (after 12 yrs. finally had to change out the pads)
AKG K275
AGK K240 MKII
Drop-Sennheiser 58X Jubilee
Drop-Sennheiser 6XX

Loxjie D30 dac/amp
Atom Dac
Atom Amp
 
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Palfim

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Hello everyone, just signed up today , nice to meet you all. I like this forum and it's philosophy very much (relying on measurements instead of subjective anectodes). You can pretty much find great reviews (subjective ones without numbers to back up, or influenced by sponsores..) on ANY hifi item , and in the end you're more confused than befor because you have about 20 different subjective Impressions on what to get.
Currently I'm usung a Hifiman Ananda, would have been a Sundara but i got great deal on the Ananda ...driven by qudelix5k, which i purchased because of the decent LDAC measurements for SINAD and output power (only using BT these days with a 50cm cable, started soldering myself ...because you know , 2,5mm balance are a PITA) to buy, so i'm making my own cables (boy it was hard to source 2,5mm plugs haha).
My 2nd one is a AKG k701 , this one i bought because it looks neat especially for girls it's a good way to get them into Headphones...looks great as a winter accessoire with some aftermarket white leather pads, hoping to get my gf into this hobby with these. plus i'm in the soldering mood to do this bass mod, which appearently does a great deal for bass quality and isn't too hard?)
Oh and i secretly put this pic as a wallpaper on her CELL :
Considerung getting a L30 amp for these and just using the qudelix as a bt dac to feed it. Will post some pics when all mods are done and it's reterminated to 2,5mm balance.
 

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sauhamm

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drop panda / koss kph30i -75 -porta pro / pioneer monitor 10 / grado sr80 / hifiman 400i 2020 / senn 560s / akg 361 / beyer 880

that's the current stable - the past has included 100s of things strapped to my head to make sound :)

some free, some costing many thousands of dollars... music is fun!
 

howkey-cz

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Shure SRH440 and Shure SRH840 :) Both are detailed and neutral in my opinion though the SRH840 have more bass. Currently used unamped!
 

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i've tried to limit my headphone inventory to 4 pairs by only having 4 hooks, and then there's that moment when you realize that you have at least 3 pairs of in-ears and that i just put my 5th and 6th pairs in a box somewhere.

hd800s (new)
hd600 (ca. 2001)
wh-1000xm4 (new)
focal elex (ca. 2019)

the uh oh
er4sr
er4xr (i thought i lost my er4sr for 6 months..)
sony ex800st (promised myself i'd sell)
beyerdynamic dt880 600o (promised myself i'd sell)
there's a pair of alessandro ms1 floating around the house (ca. 2000)

audeze lcd1 is my girlfriend's 24/7
How different is the HD800s to your other headphones? Did you EQ your HD800s?
 

Mudjock

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Shure SRH440 and Shure SRH840 :) Both are detailed and neutral in my opinion though the SRH840 have more bass. Currently used unamped!
SRH840's are my daily headphones for pandemic working from home. I have had them for about 6-7 years, but never listened as much as the last 9 months. I just replaced the headband due to one of the plastic extenders breaking. While at it, I replaced the stock pads with Brainwavz angled pleather. Very happy with the comfort and sound. The 840's are a pretty neutral reference for a sensible price.
 

DeepShadow

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Sennheiser HD600 ver.2019
Koss UR55
Sony MDR-ZX110

Over the years, they have passed through my hands ...
Sennheiser HD518
Sennheiser HD558
Sennheiser HD589
Sennheiser HD599

Superlux HD330
Superlux HD668B

Samson SR850

Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO 250 ома
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO 80
Beyerdynamic DT 880 PRO 250

Beyerdynamic is definitely not my brand of headphones.
 

BolusOfDoom

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I just got some Fiio FD5's, and after PEQ for some treble spikes, they sound really good. I own Hifiman HE-400i, Sundaras, and RE800s IEMs. The FD5s have both high quantity and high quality bass IMO. Lots of the actual tone and less bloom. I listen to mostly Classical and Prog Rock.
 

KingJ2

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Sony:
WH-1000XM3

Senn:
HD6XX
HD58X Jubilee (given to the girlfriend)

Just received the HD800S. Will EQ them for a month. If satisfied, I will keep them.
 
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Headphones I own -
AKG K7XX
Audeze LCD-3
Audeze LCD-2
Audeze EL-8 open
Audeze SINE
Audeze iSine 20
Audioquest Nighthawk
Audioquest Nightowl Carbon
Beyerdynamic T1 2nd Gen
Beyerdynamic Amiron Home
Creative Aurvana Live!2
HiFiMan HE560
HiFiMan HE400i
Onkyo ES-CTI300
Philips Fidelio X2
Sennheiser HD700
Sennheiser HD650
Sennheiser HD600
Sennheiser HD58X Jubilee
Shure SRH1840
Various IEMs I rarely use

Headphones I have sold -
AKG K240
AKG K553
Audio Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic T90
Beyerdynamic DT990
Beyerdynamic DT880
Creative Aurvana Live!
Oppo PM 1
Sennheiser HD202
Sennheiser HD439
Sennheiser HD598SE
Sony MDR7506
Soundmagic HP200

Hoping to make the top list shorter and the bottom list longer, just need to figure out what I want to sell.
This is the kind of list that makes me think I am frugal :)
My list:
Stax Sr-009 (with Stax 727II + SMSL SU-9)
Beyer DT 880
Senny HD 650
Focal Elex (Massdrop)
Sold:
Audeze LCD-4
Grado 325 or something like that
 

theyellowspecial

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Lots of past headphones, now only my IEMs (forget brand and name) for portable use and Takstar Pro 82 for bedroom listening. The comfort of the Pro 82 directly translates to music enjoyment. They're flat out the most comfortable headphone I've used and I can lay my head on the pillow without the headphones being pressed forward.

Majority of listening is done on my stereo/HT system, so I simplified and am now a recovered Head-Fi addict.
 

Calumniate

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B&O H6 (good portable)
akg 240s
akg k702
hifiman 400i 2020 (modded headband)

400i is likely my fav right now.. just had to mod it for comfort
 
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