Suggestions on headphones for travel

Discussion in 'Headphones and Earphones' started by Pearzilla, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. Pearzilla Audiophyte

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    Hello all I bought the audeze sine based on the reviews. I also got them on sale for 299$. They sound good but lack bass IMO. I bought a jds labs c5s amp for them but it just seemed to make the sound quality demish and the bass it added wasn't that good. So I returned that. Any suggestions on alternative headphones that have similar sound quality that don't lack bass. I will be using them strictly for traveling connected to a surface book for movies and music.
  2. tyhjaarpa Audioholic General

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    I would take a look on Sennheiser Momentum 2.0
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  3. jmalecki05 Audioholic Intern

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    For travel, I use the Sennheiser HD598 (for audio quality) and the Bose QC25 (for noise cancelling). If you want extra bass and you cannot get from the surface you are using, I would agree with tyhjaarpa and go with the momentum. Dont know if you use an amp/dac with your surface, but many have a bass boost function; which I enjoy with the 598's
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    I use the sennheiser momentum 2.0 for travel and mobility around home with noise cancelling and love them.
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  6. faktor Audiophyte

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    I use the Audio Technica ATH-ANC9 while working and when traveling.

    On my last trip to Mexico, I used them for about 10 hours to watch movies and listen to some music; the plane engines simply dissapeared.
  7. Cos Audioholic General

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    I am also a Sennheiser momentum 2.0 owner (wireless) with noise canceling. It works great on a plane, and I like that the base is overdone. As a surface pro 4 owner the Bluetooth works great with it.
    Cos,
  8. Anthony Di Iorio Audiophyte

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    For travel I use Shure SE215. Since they're IEMs, it's super easy to keep in my bag without taking up space.
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    I use Bose QC20i - it was hard to drop the cash on Bose, but they work.
  10. Bucknekked Audioholic Chief

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    I have a pair of the Shure 425's I think. IEM monitors. I love them for travel. You can block out everything with the seal that an IEM provides and get some great audio as well. I use a portable headphone amp as well when I remember to charge it.
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    I also have a pair of shire se 215's. Love em. They also come with 50 'leven kinds of tips for best fit. I also use them as drum monitors.


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    Audio Technica AD900X
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  13. BoredSysAdmin Audioholic Overlord

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    So you use open back phones in public spaces? People near you must highly appreciate your music preferences.
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