People love headphones, but definitely not more than their music. Headphones are just the tools that let us listen to music. Whether you’re a professional sound engineer or a musician, you’re going to want to be able to hear your music the way it was intended to be heard. Studio headphones can help you with that. They’re best suited for music production applications and primarily focus on recording, mixing and mastering. This way you can focus on your beat making and producing in the best way possible.
So take a look at some of our picks of best Studio Headphones:
The ATH-M50x are designed very well, and are one of the more attractive studio headphones around. They’re mostly plastic but feel very sturdy and well-built. The brushed aluminum touches are nice and offer some visual contrast to the matte black. The ear cups sit flat on your ears and provide a decent amount of noise isolation, not to mention that they also swivel up to 90-degrees which gives you the versatility you need while wearing them out and about. With a design that helps minimize ear canal fatigue and pressure points, these earphones can be worn for long listening sessions.
The sound that these earphones output is of top-notch quality in terms of accuracy and enjoyability. With a defined bass and a treble that does not overpower the mids, the Audio-Technica earphones give you a fully-balanced audio experience.
From the mid-1980s, producers and artists have been relying on the Sony MDR-V6 and its many variants. Boasting a flat note emphasis and very convenient design, the Sony MDR-7506 has been in use all over the audio industry. They harbor hard-working combination drivers that utilize large 40mm PET diaphragms and neodymium magnets. They reproduce audio with a very crisp definition ideal for detecting subtle nuances. tanya veronika asisten virtual They are a closed-back ear-cup option which passively filters the surroundings and gives good isolation for when there’s something to identify in the mix that you can’t hone in on via your speakers.
The cups are beautifully cushioned and mounted to swivel from a strong supportive headband that is comfortably padded to match. They can compactly fold-away for transit and come with a storage case.
The Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 80 Ohm Headphones are a popular choice with the professionals and music lovers alike. The 80 Ohm headphone is the right choice for all studio situations, whether recording, monitoring or mixing. The high impedance of this model results in increased sensitivity, dynamics and frequency response, ideally suited for detailed mixing in the studio. With its closed-back design, the DT 770 PRO offers superior isolation from ambient noise. This benefit alone has made it the first choice for vocalists and broadcasters in the studio for decades, providing clean recordings free of any unwanted noise.
The low frequencies are precise and powerful, without being overbearing, while the top end is clear and very present without sounding shrill.
Touted to be Sennheiser’s most significant closed, around-the-ear headphone, the HD 280 PRO Over-Ear Headphones are one of the top-choices among audiophiles. Designed to exceed the demands of the professional environment, the HD 280 Pro boasts extremely robust construction combined with the sound quality, modular design and aggressive noise isolation that is necessary in the field. The unique collapsible design, combined with swiveling ear cups, offers maximum flexibility in any application.
The pressure they place on the head is relatively light, and we find them comfortable to wear for hours on end with no breaks. The velour ear pads have a lot to do with that, but the ear cup surface is also quite large and the pressure is distributed evenly.
With impressive accuracy, musicians, producers and engineers all over the world swear by the AKG K240 MKII headphones to clearly hear mixing details, which has made these a standard in recording settings. In addition to great sound quality, the headphones are extremely durable and comfortable. Not only built to withstand the demands of countless hours in the studio, their self-adjusting headband provides an ideal fit and their over-ear pads nicely envelop the ears.
The AKG K240 MKII headphones also feature a professional mini XLR connector and come with a 3 metres straight cable, 5 metres coiled cable and convertible jack plug for connecting portable equipment easily. Altogether, the AKG K240 MKII produces great performance, ease of use to comfort and reliability.
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