Headphones allow a single user to listen to an audio source privately. They generally come in 2 forms, circumaural and supra-aural. Circumaural headphones completely encumber the ear and black out background noise. Supra-aural headphones sheath the surface of the outer ear but don’t completely seal them in so are more prone to background noise leakage.
Headphones can be further differentiated by their type of ear cups - Closed back headphones mean the outer part of the cups have a hard enclosure which reduces the amount of sound leakage. Open back headphones allow your ears to breath as the outer part of the cups are left open giving you a more natural sound. Semi-open headphones are considered a compromise between open-back and closed-back.
Our DJ headphone selection are the headphones designed with live performance in mind. Normally this will mean that they have a closed back design for maximum isolation, as well as flexible joints which make it easy to wear in the "one cup on, one cup off" style, required when mixing and performing.
- V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition (Matte Black Metal), 5 - 40,000Hz Freq Response, Over-Ear, 50mm Drivers£245.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKETPre order
- V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition (Rose Gold Black), 5 - 40,000Hz Freq Response, Over-Ear, 50mm Drivers£309.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKETIn stock
Open back headphones are renowned for their accuracy and wide stereo field when compared to closed back models. This makes them ideal for critical listening and mixdown work in the studio. Their open back design however make them less suitable for tracking, recording and location work.
- Audeze LCD-X - Black - Leather-Free , Travel Case, Uniforce Diaphragm, Fazor Elements£1,499.00FREE DELIVERY ON YOUR ENTIRE BASKETIn stock