Review: Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Closed-back Circumaural Headphones
Positives:good build, comfortable, decent isolation
Negatives:not good for mixing, very midrange heavy
I guess I’m the only person who doesn’t like these headphones. These are the most midrangey things I have ever put on my head. Since I got them they have been demoted down to tracking headphones only if the others are taken.
These are monitor headphones so they are generally flat in response. The bass is nice and even not hyped in the least. The high end is present but not sizzling. But the midrange that these have just kills it for me. Usually even lower end studio headphones will sound great for ipod use and casual listening but I made the mistake of bringing these on a road trip. My ears were so fatigued from the barrage of midrange harshness that even the best engineered albums annoyed me.
Plus side is these are very well built, offer pretty good sound isolation for not being specific isolation headphones, and are pretty comfortable.
Yes they are only $99 but you can get some ATH M40fs for only $69 that sound way better or shure srh440 for $99