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are there headphones as good as Genelec monitors ?

michiel, modified 9 Years ago.

are there headphones as good as Genelec monitors ?

Youngling Posts: 1 Join Date: 5/15/12 Recent Posts
Hi,

I use for my dj set up at home 8030 speakers and a 7050 sub.
They are great, they undoubtly let me know when something's wrong.
When mixing, the cue signal is on the headphones (technics RP DH 1200) and the master signal is on the Genelecs speakers.

Unfortunately the headphones are not capable of discerning the highs, mids and lows like the Genelecs speakers do.
This makes mixing quite hard, i can only hear what's wrong on my Genelec speakers, too late.

Are there any headphones that are unforgiving as the Genelecs, exposing and discerning conflicting lows, and especially mids and highs, like the Genelecs ? (A familiar Genelec sound and a solid build would be nice too, but of less concern)

Could anyone please help me out with some headphone advise ?

Kind regards,
Michiel, the Netherlands
padam, modified 9 Years ago.

Re: are there headphones as good as Genelec monitors ?

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 5/18/12 Recent Posts
http://www.recordingmag.com/resources/r ... l/132.html

I found the HD600 (improved version of the HD580) to have a balanced sound. Not as good as a Stax transparency-wise but that costs many times more because it also needs a separate headphone amplifier.