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Superlux HD668B headphones £23.40 @ Gearbest (EU warehouse)

£23.40 @ GearBest
I'm no audiophile, nor do I own a pair, but these are praised for their quality/price just about everywhere. £32 on Amazon, so there's quite a considerable saving. +50p for expedited shipping, if tha… Read More
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1w, 1d agoFound 1 week, 1 day ago
I'm no audiophile, nor do I own a pair, but these are praised for their quality/price just about everywhere. £32 on Amazon, so there's quite a considerable saving.

+50p for expedited shipping, if that's any better.
Remember, these are open-back headphones, so may not be suitable for your intended use.

If in doubt, read: Open-Back vs. Closed-Back Headphones: Which Should You Buy?

10 Things to Consider When Shopping for Headphones

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1w, 1d agoFound 1 week, 1 day ago
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#1
I almost bought these some months ago (before I raised my budget considerably & went for something else) - here are 3 excellent reviews I read on a headphone-enthusiast forum, with thread titles quoted from them below:

https://www.head-fi.org/f/showcase/superlux-hd-668-b.12240/

"A most Super Duper Sound"

"The smoking revolver: Superlux 668b"

"Giant Killer you got to hear!"

Available on Amazon UK for £32-33: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Superlux-HD668B-Headphones/dp/B003JOETX8

And eBay UK (from UK-sellers only) for around the same: https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=Superlux HD668B&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1&_trksid=p2045573.m1684
#2
Likely to.be genuine?
#3
they are cheap made but very light and comfortable, long datachable cable and what is the most important the sound is exelent, i didn't find any headset up to £99 better than this one.
#4
I found them uncomfortable and too bright. Harshly bright sound. I guess it depends on head size for the former but yeah.
#5
I created an account to comment on this one.

I have a pair of these and some Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones. The Superlux sound better, even when I turned on the noise cancelling on the Bose.

To get the best sound, I followed a comment from a Amazon user - you need to break them in. Probably takes 20-40+ hrs. I did this by just leaving them plugged in to an old cd player for a few days whilst I went to work.

They are open ear, so use at home, unless you want to annoy fellow commuters and work colleagues.

Definitely worth buying.
#6
An excellent introduction to open back headphones, a bit too bright (accentuated treble) for some people but on the whole they sound excellent for the price.
#7
polarbaba
Likely to.be genuine?

Genuine what? They're a budget headphone.
#8
condracky
polarbaba
Likely to.be genuine?
Genuine what? They're a budget headphone.
he's asking because Gearbest sell rip off stuff, e.g. Xiaomi
#9
Anyone wanting a budget pair of headphones for less than around £100 you can't go wrong with superlux
Can always EQ some of the brightness out too
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joshtbh
he's asking because Gearbest sell rip off stuff, e.g. Xiaomi
Yes that is what I meant but didn't reply as I have previously asked questions like this before and if it's someone who doesn't want to be helpful .. it starts a bunfight. Therefore I usually now do not reply to replies like this.. just in case.
#11
If you use Foobar2000 as your audio player, take a look at Mathaudio's plugin at http://mathaudio.com/download.htm . Takes a bit of fiddling, but you can make the accentuated highs less of a problem. I'd recommend making the effort to use it on any headphones you use on your PC. I have a pair of these Superlux headphones but the pads they come with are a bit uncomfortable for me so I'm waiting for the replacements I ordered back in May(!) to arrive, then I can give them a better try.
#12
HD668B's are good headphones, especially with some modifications. Switched to velour pads and added mass damping with blu-tak and 10p pieces.
http://i.imgur.com/XgNy7hZ.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/0swpd8e.jpg

IMHO other newer headphones are better for under £40, AKG K92's are my current favourites, got a pair for £28 on prime day:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01BYAX498
#13
polarbaba
joshtbh
he's asking because Gearbest sell rip off stuff, e.g. Xiaomi
Yes that is what I meant but didn't reply as I have previously asked questions like this before and if it's someone who doesn't want to be helpful .. it starts a bunfight. Therefore I usually now do not reply to replies like this.. just in case.
i know how you feel

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