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Some recommendations:
 - STAX Lambda Monitor
 - AKG K240 DF
 - Beyerdynamic DT 831
 - Sony CD 3000

Jos Van Dyck
NGM Archiving solutions
Belgium

-----Original Message-----
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Alyssa Ryvers
Sent: woensdag 16 februari 2005 21:48
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Headphones?


I guess what I'm saying here it's a matter of taste and familiarity -
it's like speakers in the sense as everything colours the sound, you
just have to know how your personal system translates - and "hear
through it".

The headphones that Adrian and I mention, likely mention them because
they are "standards". I prefer the Fostex because I used them for
years, and know what they mean when I hear them.

I don't know what you're going to be using them for, but maybe for
monitoring stations? I remember a friend of mine had a pair by SONY
that sounded pretty good.

Best to you,

Alyssa.
On Wednesday, February 16, 2005, at 11:49  AM, Jonathan Wise wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Any suggestions for a good pair of headphones used primarily for
audio
> monitoring? I've been very satisfied with my Sennheiser headsets
> (EH2270 and
> HD570) but was wondering if there was a particular brand or model
> especially
> preferred by others.
>
> Cheers,
> Jonathan Wise
> Canadian Museum of Civilization
>
>
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