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Advice for a good set of monitor headphones?


Tenebris Membrum
I was thinking about these Focal Listen Professional, Audio-Technica ATH-M50x, Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO-250.

Not sure really and you can't get out to listen to them:(

From what I can see the Focals are probably hitting the mark atm.


Tier 3 Contributor
Producer / Artist
The Beyer's are a great basic studio workhorse, I own at least five pairs. Not the flattest and closed back makes for quicker ear fatigue, but absolutely solid. Combine them with something like Sonarworks and you're gold. I use the Beyerdynamic 1990 Pros along with a pair of Audezes for mastering purposes frequently, both a bit off your budget limit though... I don't have direct experience with the Focals, but several of my mastering cronies use Focal headphones and speak highly of them... Sux that you can't test them out at present...

DARK Sounds

Staff member
I’m a huge fan of the Focals, they really have such nice sound and comfortable for long periods of time..