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r0llinlacs
11-02-2011, 11:15 PM
I've googled, apparently they don't exist. It's the same idea as any component system, except in headphones.

I've been noticing my headphones (Yes, they may be cheap, but they have tons of bass and sound pretty **** good, putting out pretty detailed sound, as I hear sounds I can never hear on external speakers) have the overall sound of a typical full-range speaker. They suffer from typical distortion of the mid to higher frequencies while bass is being output, at high volume. They are Sony MDR-V150 over-ear headphones (cost me 25 dollars). I am listening to them on the headphone output of my home audio receiver (Mitsubishi HTS-300) so they are getting plenty of power.

I can't help but wonder why component headphones don't exist? There are obviously many many benefits to having components as compared to full range speakers. The main being that the bass is handled by a dedicated driver, which reduces distortion in other frequencies while bass is being output. I know there are much better headphones out there that probably do handle it better, but they still aren't a true component headphone.

I guess I don't really know the point of this post. Other's thoughts I guess? Anybody ever hear of component headphones?

Imtjnotu
11-02-2011, 11:17 PM
Look for balanced armature

Dirtrider4eva
11-02-2011, 11:27 PM
Size, would be a large factor. I love my aerial seven tanks. Sound better than bests at 1/3 of price..
Klipsce and seinheisner make some highend shyte too

pbnj22
11-02-2011, 11:30 PM
sounds like a business idea.. hop on it and make some big monies!

Vossy
11-02-2011, 11:32 PM
I fuckin' love my Klipsch's

Dirtrider4eva
11-02-2011, 11:33 PM
See ^,
If you gotthe muniez..
I was on a under 90 budget.

brodeisel
11-02-2011, 11:35 PM
i have never herd of these head phones but they sound like a great idea.

Imtjnotu
11-02-2011, 11:38 PM
look up westone 3's or the shure 530's....they have balanced armatures in them sometimes 3 or 4 and each one is responsible for a certain frequency range like comp speakers....they generally lack heavy low end but make up for it in smoothness and quality

r0llinlacs
11-03-2011, 12:56 AM
Hmmm.. I might have to look into this balanced armature...

kramer_212
11-03-2011, 01:10 AM
Sure makes some pop has them

Imtjnotu
11-03-2011, 01:11 AM
Amazon.com: Westone 3 - Headphones ( in-ear ear-bud ): Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Westone-3-Headphones-in-ear-ear-bud/dp/B001MBLBXQ)

kramer_212
11-03-2011, 01:31 AM
shure sorry, and these are the ones he has they also make a triple. all depends on how much you want to spend really but i can tell you from hearing them its like an sq concert in your head. and the bass is just breathtaking, along with all the other freqs.

Shure Americas | SE425 Sound Isolating™ Earphones (http://www.shure.com/americas/products/earphones-headphones/se-models/se425-sound-isolating-earphones)

kramer_212
11-03-2011, 01:39 AM
i was considering the se 215s for myself

r0llinlacs
11-03-2011, 01:43 PM
Anything like those in over-ear configuration? I can't stand putting stuff in my ears...

brodeisel
11-03-2011, 01:50 PM
i need to fix my zune so that i can get a nice pair of head phones for it.

dumple
11-03-2011, 02:13 PM
they do make multi speaker headphones and you can hear more detail because the speakers are less than an inch from your ear

TheUnderFighter
11-03-2011, 02:33 PM
It's amazing they fit a separate tweeter and woofer into such a tiny design.

kramer_212
11-04-2011, 07:47 PM
Anything like those in over-ear configuration? I can't stand putting stuff in my ears...

think you will grow to like them there not ****** skull candy rubber and this way you can get a much better sound less interference than the over ears

wenn_du_weinst
11-06-2011, 09:37 AM
I hated my klipsche head phones. I'll probably get shure this time
Shure SE535 (http://www.headphone.com/headphones/shure-se535.php)
but really headphones are a very bad design for listening to music use real speakers set up properly if you can