Arrived in jan 2016 and have been more than content. Only the expected wear around the usual areas to speak of despite frequent use (travelling around, through airports/stuffed in bags etc). Nothing’s managed to break, sound is still strong/insulated, so they’re doing well. I have broken (as people do) a couple of pairs of earphones in that time. These have been stood on (as previously instantly broke my headset straight in half, in 2009 or so. You’d think i’d have learned), but these survived with a little inconspicuous bending/marking. I can’t compare them with the top-end stuff re. Bass/clarity through my personal experience, but nothing else i’ve bought in the price range (or lower) of any kind has been as good. I’ve heard they outperform certain -ahem- ‘trendier’ brands based on others’ comparisons (though that’s hearsay).
Good for recording and cutting out background noise. Quite tight on the head but i guess you’d expect that if you want to stop background noise, would recommend.
Superlux HD-662 Closed Back Studio Headphones
- Make sure this fits
by entering your model number.
- High resolution dynamic drivers
- Precision tuned acoustic chamber
- Accurate and detailed sound
- High efficiency and wide dynamic range
- Durable structure
Have previously been a headphone audiophile in a different life, used to own akg k1000, grado ps1000 and sen hd 600, 800, markl modded denon d5000’s, etymotic er4 etcsold all of those a few years back as i got out of the game, so to speakhave been using an old pair of sen 555’s as my daily cans for movies and gaming, music. After 6 years use these physically broke on one of the arms the other dayresearched online about bang for buck, as i only now wanted to spend upto £50, as this was an unplanned expenditure due the breakagelooked at a lot of headphone reviews in this price bracket, samson and superlux came up a lot, some often a clone of each other, settled on the superlux 662’s as this time i wanted to go closed as opposed to the open sen 555’s – i wasnt expecting the world at this price, obviously, but knew they offered good value from others comments / reviewsreceived them a few days after ordering through amazon, via amp3 seller – ran them for 24 hours straight with isoteks small systems refresher and demagnetizer cd, just to loosen them up and get them run in a wee bit (couldnt wait longer than 24 hours)and boy am i suprised, these are very accurate cans indeed, maybe a bit too accurate for those who like a big warm eq curve inbuilt, i fired up some flac tracks i was familiar with and gave them an airing, some nice extension on the lower frequencies, some of the upper freqs a bit harsh at first, i thought this is either the cans, or me, or both, so percevered for a few days and sure enough this has leveled out a bit, either physically or with me simply getting used to it, now they have a good even representation, still on the lean side comparitively, but i did always like clinical sounding units. Funnily enough the biggest showcase of their quality came where i was not expecting it, compared to the sen 555’s (a headphone which is approximately 3-4 x the price) was playing bf3, suddenly everything had a solid thud to it, a deep reaching bass impact, even on pistol rounds, or things exploding in the distance, there was like an added dimension to every in game sound, instead of them sounding slightly crisp and short lived as before, now there was a solid, weighty impact to effects and a slight addition to the roll-off duration, what i mean is before a gunshot would resolve itself as just that, a gunshot, and be gone, now the gunshot has a high (the intial noise) and there is a longer section to it, the bass of the reverb of the after shot, which is very nicely manifested via the superluxes, its hard to explain but it gives more texture to all the sounds and makes it sound more quality all round and not so shallow and crisp – adds a weight to everything which is nice – normally music would be the area which i would see differences between cans, and there is, but here it was a pc game off all things which highlighted the superior capabilities over the much more expensive sennheisers. Am very pleased with the purchase, and now knowing these are available for £25, anytime in the future, well sennheiser have lost me as a budget headphone customer from now on, these are more in the realm of the sen 650 bracket i would suggest (from notoriously poor audio memory) – the sen 600’s probably pip them (as i always did prefer the sen 600’s to the 650’s)the isolation is excellent, as is the build quality, nice fat comfy pads in a leatherette type material, self adjusting band within frame type form factor, nice clamping force (not too much)i would stick my neck out and suggest if you have less than £150-£200 to spend on a full size of closed headphones, you wont beat these. Try them, i was always a bit of a brand snob, but having these superlux make me feel like i am having the last laugh :)p. Seeing as this review was hastily bashed out after only 3-4 days of ownership, i am hoping the usual 300 hour plus rule will yield even further refinement and settling in.
I bought these as i wanted some headphones of a closed back design so i could listen to music ‘mostly jazz’ and to cut out the background din of our noisy household, i have several pairs of mid price range senheiser ‘open back’ in the house, and can tell you these blow them out of the water. The sound is so detailed and clear the bass tight not wooly or boomy, they create an amazing sound-stage, an absolute bargain at £27they compete with the well known makes in the £70-£100 price range, and are designed to look similar to the akg k271akg k271 mkii circumaural studio headphones headphones. The only drawback for me is they feel very tight on my fat head.
My husband wanted these for his ipad when using his garage band app so i am very happy and so is he.
Superlux HD-662 Closed Back Studio Headphones : I’d been looking for a set of closed back circum-auricular headphones for using as a music software and synth monitor and i did the mistake of ordering a behringer model before this one (which turned out to not even be circum-auricular) which was pretty crappy. I guess they are nice looking enough. The sound is pretty rich and full (a little too much bass for the purpose i bought them for, but you can look for the flat response – les basse- model, and even the beefed-up bass – super bassy- model to suit your musical preferences. They are light and the fit around the ears is perfect.But the head band’s elastic is a bit strong and starts hurting your scalp after an hour or so. I guess it will loosen with time, but if you slightly change it’s position every once in a while it’s not really an issue. Comes with a mini jack to 1/4″ adapter that screws in nicely, and is useful if you want to use them in a pc or mp3player. All in all, i got exactly what i wanted for an unmatchable price. I highly recomend the superlux hd-662 closed back studio headphones for anyone that’s looking for affordable closed back headphones.
I bought these headphones for use with my vintage synths & wasn’t disappointed. Though i tried them out on my reference hifi system using a musical fidelity headphone amp. They are good for acoustic & prog rock but absolutely useless for dance music with heavy bass. They just get so muddled up and the bass ends up cracking up. The sound stage is amazing & is way beyond their price. Though the fact that they say on them 32 ohm this indicates that they’re inferior drivers but only time will tell. I gave them 80 hours of use before making this review. As i say these headphones are perfect for what i need them for but to some they will be bright & not fit for the purpose of listening to music. I certainly wouldn’t use them in my studio for tracking or overdubbing.