Headphones as good as the Sony MDR 7506

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319 posts since 9 Aug, 2004

Post Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:59 am

K712s are great at low end referencing but need time to break in. HD 650s are also very decent.

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7122 posts since 14 Jun, 2001 from Somewhere else, on principle

Re: Headphones as good as the Sony MDR 7506

Post Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:36 pm

I recently got a pair of AKG K92s and I doubt you'll find anything even close for under $100. They are a huge step up from the Sennheiser Momentum 2's I use when I'm out and about, for less than half the price. You get good isolation which makes them handy for recording vocals. too (which is mostly what I use headphones for).
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476 posts since 19 Sep, 2017 from Planet Earth

Re: Headphones as good as the Sony MDR 7506

Post Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:59 am

Samson SR950 - WAY BETTER than anything you can buy under 150 euro if need good home studio mixing/mastering reference headphones ...under 30 euro from Thomann.
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Re: Headphones as good as the Sony MDR 7506

Post Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:14 pm

Those Samsons look like they are made by AKG, similar to the ones that come with Focusrite's Scarlett Studio. The Scarlett Studio ones are just OK, nothing more.

https://au.akg.com/Professional%20Headp ... nt#start=1
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185 posts since 17 Feb, 2016 from west coast somewhere USA....

Re: Headphones as good as the Sony MDR 7506

Post Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:28 am

Still use an old pair of Sony MDR-V700 here. They have been gorilla taped, epoxied, stepped on, lost, found, rained on and still deliver. Next best thing to a towel and The Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy.

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3111 posts since 18 Mar, 2008

Re: Headphones as good as the Sony MDR 7506

Post Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:39 am

Really satisfied with my Superlux HD 681, for 20 bucks best bang for the buck as far as I'm concerned.
https://www.thomann.de/gb/superlux_hd681.htm
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Apratim
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564 posts since 29 Dec, 2016 from India

Re: Headphones as good as the Sony MDR 7506

Post Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:05 am

I have some headphones and some IEM but all are cheap

Samson sr850...has a little bit of more highs but being open back the bass is more than adequate for a Dubstep and other sub bass heavy music


KZ ES4 ... I know it's completely Chinese. but boy are these IEM flat as ..insert anything.. .plus it has 1 year warranty so..... But you will need to buy some good foam tips I am using some comply 500 series tips works like a charm.

I have many more but I recommend these two from my collection
a10 9600p,12gb ddr4,1TB SSD,Win 10 x64
Behringer UMC 202 HD,Behringer C-1,brainwavz HM5.
REAPER,DS thorn,U-HE zebra,MTotalfx bundle

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