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What headphones are you using?

I'm thinking to replace my old headphones. I was wondering what are you using these days?


I have every generation of Apple Air Pods and Pros, and they are worth always keeping a pair with me.

I like the Wyze Noise-Cancelling Headphones a lot because they have an impressive Bluetooth range. I can walk anywhere in my two-story house and never lose connection. Same for my downtown office I can be 3 or 4 offices down and it never drops.

  • I primarily use Bose QC 35 II (bought 4 years ago)
  • Airpods Pro 2 for quick calls
  • Sony WI-C200 while traveling

(I hope I owned) Sony WH-1000XM5 Midnight Blue –Blue Note Tokyo Edition.
Pretty expensive 😇

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Shure SE215 that have been going strong since 2014. I prefer the isolation to noise-cancelling headphones, although it can be a bit anti-social. You literally can't hear anything external though - great for focusing

I owned a pair of Shure E3c (monitors), and they were the best-sounding and fitting earphones I have ever worn. I finally switched to wireless Bluetooth mostly out of convenience because the iPhone dropped the 3.5mm headphone jack. I might have to order one of their newer models now.

hah, I still use the 3.5mm-to-lightning adaptor for the iPhone with the Shures, and feel like a bit of a dinosaur.

I’m on my 3rd pair - the first two lasted about 3 years each, and then had cable issues. Post-2014 they’ve been indestructible.

I don't remember what my second model was, but they weren't quite built as well as my Shure E3c was. I went through a few lightning adaptors before I gave up.

WH 1000x and Airpod Pro

Same, good choice.

Bose and an old school pair of wire

Still satisfied with my AirPods Pro (2019 model). What I probably value the most is first the noise cancellation feature and after that its portability, ease of use and comfortability.

Still using the ol' WH100XM3's I bought back in 2019.

AirPods Pro for on-the-go and around the house.

AirPods Max for work sessions. Sound quality and connectivity are great. It does get a bit heavy after long use.

Sony WH1000Xm4 in noisy environments.
Good old €19 Apple Earpods on bicycle / walking / other.

Beats Flex wireless earbuds for the gym and active sessions.

Bose Wireless Headphones II to focus.

Got the Huawei Freebuds Studio. Got a really good deal on them and needed them during Covid to block out my wife's work meetings.

They are good, but would not recommend them since they are a bit outdated.

Beyerdynamic DT-770 Pros (80 ohm). Lots of professional musicians use these in the studio to record music, and the sound profile is very balanced for anyone who doesn't love a ton of bass. Not noise cancelling but great seal.

Depends where I'm at, but it's either one of the two:

  • Beyerdynamic DT-770 Pro (80 Ohm)
  • Airpods (3rd generation)

I use these for listening:
* Bose QC 35 II - for focus when noisy and but only when it cold/ or there's AC
* AirPod 2 - travel and hot environments

I have mixed results with Linux bluetooth drivers. Audio/BT/Linux still not flawless. I keep a pair of ???? Amazon wired in ears with mic just in case audio connection is bad.

Good enough for most things. Once these machines die I might switch to a Mac and use a Shadow server for GPU intensive work.