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are there any places in australia selling HD-25s for $280 if there is im definitely going to buy a pair..
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i know this doesnt help james, but imo the best headphones to choose from are the Audiotechnica ATH PRO700, & the Sennheiser HD25, im a fan of both brands & have used both models.


ATH-PRO700 pros & cons compared directly to the HD25 in my opinion:
+ just as good if not better sound quality with perfect stronger low frequencies
+ now $100 cheaper (djwarehouse.com.au)
+ better noise isolation

- theyre much heavier & less comfortable especially at the top of your head
- chunky heavy spring cord
- the thinner telescopic part of the headband has been known to break if you have a large head
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^^ thats what the army should have used in Nam to add to there camouflage and they could have pretended to be DJ's so they didnt get shot and then turn around an BAM!
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ATH-PRO700 pros & cons compared directly to the HD25 in my opinion:
+ just as good if not better sound quality with perfect stronger low frequencies
+ better noise isolation

You'd be wrong on this front Stu...

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- theyre much heavier & less comfortable especially at the top of your head
- chunky heavy spring cord
- the thinner telescopic part of the headband has been known to break if you have a large head

You'd be right about these ones though...

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^^ thats what the army should have used in Nam to add to there camouflage and they could have pretended to be DJ's so they didnt get shot and then turn around an BAM!

Which just goes to show.. the world'd be alot safer if the whole world wore HD 25's...

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Originally Posted by Axle Max

I use RP DH1200's and they are awesome. I liked the HD25's also but too many of my mates have trashed them in transit to gigs by putting them in the bag. They are a bit flimsy in that regard.

HD25's will take a far larger beating than a DH1200.
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You'd be wrong on this front Stu...


ah no. id be right on that front angus

your just going to have to learn to accept that the pro700 is a better bang for your buck.
still, wouldnt mind my own pair of HD25s next year to add to my headphone collection

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i don't understand why people have headphone "collections"

sure, mixers have their own sound, their own features that set them apart, but can are just tools to cue.
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I've had the Pro700's and now am a HD25 man and my advice would be to definately jump onboard with the Sennys. I found the 700's to be ok but the 25's are in a different league. Once you've had a go at both you'll realise that the sen's are so much more practical, heavier duty, better sounding and all in all a top notch piece of equipment. 700's may look better and more steriotypically "dj" style but all the benefits of the 25's make them the clear choice.
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your just going to have to learn to accept that the pro700 is a better bang for your buck.

They might be a bit easier on the wallet, but I've said it before and I'll say it again...

HD25's are expensive for one reason, they're worth it...

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i don't know why you're all whinging, the list price is more expensive than HD25's from chem's
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i don't understand why people have headphone "collections"

sure, mixers have their own sound, their own features that set them apart, but can are just tools to cue.

i dunno about you but i dont just use headphones to DJ.
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sorry, i have 2 pairs of headphones.

my DJing ones and the ones that came with my iriver.
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I've had the Pro700's and now am a HD25 man and my advice would be to definately jump onboard with the Sennys. Once you've had a go at both you'll realise that the sen's are so much more practical, and all in all a top notch piece of equipment.

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and for the junglists ... cammo ones!!

i just bought a pair of these, fuck they sound awesome, and feel so tough compared to the hdj 1000
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i just bought a pair of these, fuck they sound awesome, and feel so tough compared to the hdj 1000

Not surprising... HDJ1000's are weaksauce...

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i dunno if anyone ever considered ultrasones http://www.headphones.com.au/pbrowse?search=ultrasone , they have a great range of headphones plus they are the only company that offers another set of ear pads and free cabel straight and coiled, they all have detachable cable me thinks.
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just bought some senheisser HD-25's Waiting for them to be shipped from chemical records
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just bought some senheisser HD-25's Waiting for them to be shipped from chemical records

you won't regret it

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You have 2 choices imo;
HD25's if you can afford it - they are a great pair of headphones OR the Technics RPDJ1200.
I've had my pair of technics for 7 years and they are still strong as, nothing wrong with them.
I bought the HD25's 2 months ago because i got them at a great price and they will replace my technics.
Technics more comfortable for me and deliver awesome sound, including better bass than the HD25's, however, the HD25's are so much more crisp.
Dont waste time with Pioneer bricks on your ears....far too heavy
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this headphone thing is ongoing ...and people always plug plug plug the HD25s .... but i had a thought the other day ... i was watching a doco called High Tech Soul which is about the emergence of detroit techno ... so lots of Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson and Juan Atkins plus many more ... obviously being about techno there was lots of footage of dudes mixing ... not once did i see a pair of HD25s ... lots of Technics and Sony ... but not one pair of DH25s to be seen ... and these guys are far far from being amateurs ... go figure
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im not into techno so perhaps im not sure about this directly, however, many international dj's have sponsorships with big brands...perhaps sony pays them big bucks to use their gear.
I do agree with you on the technics, they are awesome....but so are the HD25's.
It comes to personal preference, i suggest sampling them and making a decision based on what fits your head and ears etc...ie. i know that many dont like the HD25's as they dont cover the entire ear, as they have small cups...its a hard decision, but with the $150 budget you cant expect the world....dump that up to $200 and then you may have more options, including the HD25's.
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I have HD25's and they sound shit but i have a djm600

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I have HD25's and they sound shit but i have a djm600

Thats very odd, you got the meters in the red?
On the other hand, it could be your mixer...djm600, ummmm
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I have HD25's and they sound shit but i have a djm600


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shouldn't

I was just joking should take my DJM600 hate somewhere else

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pretty rare for a pioneer user to hate their own pioneer gear...they are a very passionate bunch generally.
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this headphone thing is ongoing ...and people always plug plug plug the HD25s .... but i had a thought the other day ... i was watching a doco called High Tech Soul which is about the emergence of detroit techno ... so lots of Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson and Juan Atkins plus many more ... obviously being about techno there was lots of footage of dudes mixing ... not once did i see a pair of HD25s ... lots of Technics and Sony ... but not one pair of DH25s to be seen ... and these guys are far far from being amateurs ... go figure

americans tend to use technics/sony and euro dj's i.e. germans and poms tend to stick with sennys
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Probably a bit late with this considering you've already bought a set of HD25's but...

When I started DJing I had a set of Sennheiser HD215's and they were good, lasted me a while, had reasonable sound quality and noise cancelling. I've just recently upgraded to the top-of-the-line Sennheiser HD 25's and omg are they good. The sound quality is much crisper and has alot more clarity. At first I found them a little bit uncomfortable because i was used to the actual headphone sitting AROUND my ear as with the HD215, and not ON the ear like the HD25 does but I quickly got used to it!. Surprisingly for me, the HD25 has much better noise canceling too. They are sooooooo light too and with the splittable headrest thing it sits on your head REAL firm and stable.

If you are willing to pay the $350+ that the HD25's cost, then go for it! If not, buy a cheaper set of headphones and save up until you have enough money to afford the HD25's. Whatever you do dont buy a set of headphones for like $250... just wait it out until you have the extra $100 or so to afford the HD25's, you wont regret it.

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pretty rare for a pioneer user to hate their own pioneer gear...they are a very passionate bunch generally.

i love my cdj100mkII and dmp555, though the djm600 doesn't deserve love because it really isn't anywhere near as good as it should have been from a sound quality point of view. I'm glad they've gone a long way to rectify that with the 800, but being passionate about a sub par mixer no matter what brand is .

though having 4 kids under 5 is clearly from another point of view, much more infact, so who am i to talk.

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Probably a bit late with this considering you've already bought a set of HD25's but...

When I started DJing I had a set of Sennheiser HD215's and they were good, lasted me a while, had reasonable sound quality and noise cancelling. I've just recently upgraded to the top-of-the-line Sennheiser HD 25's and omg are they good. The sound quality is much crisper and has alot more clarity. At first I found them a little bit uncomfortable because i was used to the actual headphone sitting AROUND my ear as with the HD215, and not ON the ear like the HD25 does but I quickly got used to it!. Surprisingly for me, the HD25 has much better noise canceling too. They are sooooooo light too and with the splittable headrest thing it sits on your head REAL firm and stable.

If you are willing to pay the $350+ that the HD25's cost, then go for it! If not, buy a cheaper set of headphones and save up until you have enough money to afford the HD25's. Whatever you do dont buy a set of headphones for like $250... just wait it out until you have the extra $100 or so to afford the HD25's, you wont regret it.

D.

Better yet, read the rest of the thread and get the HD25s from chemical records for around the $250 mark

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Better yet, read the rest of the thread and get the HD25s from chemical records for around the $250 mark

Touch! Serves me right for trusting the Australian distribution network of any product. The Race Suit I have for my Kart costs $700 over here in Aus, I bought it from the UK for $400 incl postage and saved myself a sweet $300... thats almost a set of Australian HD 25's!!!
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does anyone know where to buy replacement pads for these?
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same, after about a couple of hours of wearing them, I feel like my heads been in a vice and I was just boxed around the ears...

my vote's for the 7506's


Never actually used a pair of these myself, but every international (from the states) i've spoken to or seen playing out has these can's and those i've spoken to in regards to them, swears by them and most have told me that they'd been using the same pair for well over 10yrs in some cases.

I know Chris Lum swears by them, as for djs i've seen using them. Derrick Carter, Mark Farina, Luke Solomon, Miguel Migs to name a few and i don't think these guys are likely to choose a poor product in that regard.
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Im cbf reading throw all of this but i have a brand new never been used pair of hd 25s sps because i was given them as a present but i wanted the hd 25s i would sell for 150

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does anyone know where to buy replacement pads for these?

for these WHAT???!?!??!!??!?!


if its sennhiser, you're a lazy ****,

http://www.sennheiser.com/sennheiser...ntry=Australia
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does anyone know where to buy replacement pads for these?

OK that post was supposed to include the brand in the title.

Does anyone know where to get replacement pads for Technics RP-DH1200's?
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bumpy i know but they were suggesting buying them and i had a pair for sale its in contexts i think. They are up int he buying and selling foroms its not like i cant post there.

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