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They're heavy and bulky—and they sound terrific. Response is effortless and natural throughout the sound spectrum. Low- frequency response is nothing short of amazing: You can actually feel the lowest notes before you can hear them. quote


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Critic reviews

8.6
3 reviews
  • Sound quality
    9.3
  • Design and form factor
    8.0
  • Comfort
    8.0
  • Noise isolation
    8.6
  • Durability
    8.0

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8.6
43 reviews
9.0
PC Mag Feb 12, 2013

Your search for affordable recording/mastering-grade headphones should begin with the excellent Sennheiser HD 280 Pro, a modern classic.

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8.0
CNET Jun 22, 2004

If you're thinking of using the HD 280 Pros with an iPod, you won't be disappointed. The headphones' resolution came through loud and clear with ours. That said, Sennheiser's HD 555 headphones sounded bigger and richer, so if portable use is a priority, we'd go with them.

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glaeven glaeven

I got these a few weeks ago to use in the fall at college to drown out extra noise while studying. I can tell already that these are going to do the job and then some. The sound is clear and full. There isn't any head-pounding bass, but it's not absent at all. Small noises in the music...

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6.0
cass cass

I'm a wannabe DJ. One prerequisite to being a super cool DJ is to have a set of huge headphones and wear it so that only one ear cup is covering the side of your head. So in meeting the requirements of being a DJ, I decided to buy huge headphones. I didn't want to be too cliche...

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9.0
manjo manjo

I've had these for about 3 years now and they still function perfectly. Every part is replaceable which is really important if you give them heavy use like in the studio After prolonged use a lot of headphones fail at the connection either by the jack or going into the speakers. These still...

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10
eskimomo eskimomo

I love these headphones. I wanted circumaural headphones and these are some of the best for the price. They aren't noise canceling but they don't need to be because the large pads around the ears block almost all the sound. I'm no audiophile but I think these headphones produce...

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9.0
jelliott24 jelliott24

I had used the Sennheiser HD 205's for a couple years, but they hurt my ears after wearing them for a few hours. The earphones sat ON your ears, and were very tight. So I looked into a set of Sennheiser headphones that would sit OVER my ears, but also sounded great. The Sennheiser HD 280...

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9.0
ardichoke ardichoke

Quite simply put, these are probably the best headphones you can find for ~100USD. They sound great, they're generally comfortable and they're very well built. I can't recommend them enough.

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9.0
kineticartist kineticartist

got these based onr eviews at best buy and several other sites and listened to these and all other headphones they had at best buy and the HD280PRO by far was the best bang for my buck

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