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What are some good headphones for accurate sound?

by Astro-Xana / January 30, 2009 11:30 AM PST

I wish to produce high quality music that sounds the same on other computers. But the music I produce sounds completely off (in that the instruments are unequal in volume and everything else) because of the old speakers I have.

Therefore, what would be some really good headphones to buy that produce the most accurate sound? I want to hear sound as completely accurate as possible, as I wish to produce my own music not only using Audacity (a free audio editor), but other software as well.

Now I have an HP Windows Vista Home Premium desktop computer with an AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5200+ 2.60 GHz, 2 GB RAM, and 363 GB Hard Drive. As for my sound card, it is Realtek High Definition Audio onboard.

Now I know that is a poor sound card, but I am forced into a situation where I can only buy a pair of headphones and can't buy a new sound card or any other piece of computer equipment. Therefore, what would be a good pair of headphones to buy for accurate sound? Also, since I am forced to only use these headphones, what is my chance of achieving my goal of having my music sound the same on other computers and having at least somewhat reasonable sound production?

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The T.BONE HD880
by Astro-Xana / January 30, 2009 11:34 AM PST

Also, I forgot to mention, someone suggested these headphones:

http://www.thomann.de/gb/the_tbone_hd880.htm

Therefore, are these the best headphones to buy (I can afford up to $100 dollar headphones). But are these better headphones in terms of accurate sound?

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headphones
by nofret / January 31, 2009 2:35 AM PST

There are countless makes and models of them everywhere. Thos Tbones look allright but I have no idea who makes them. Senhieser, sony, bose and aspecially Behringer. All of them have good full sized accurate phones. I have a set of Behringer hpx4000s. I love them. They were only arround $60.

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