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#1870622 - 03/29/12 07:21 PM Headphones for a Yamaha P155?  
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What would be good headphones to use with a p155? Maximum Im wanting to spend is 99 pounds. Some time ago I was recommended by a poster the AKG 240's, any more advice/recommendations by my fellow DP owners?

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#1870626 - 03/29/12 07:28 PM Re: Headphones for a Yamaha P155? [Re: shokz]  
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The AKG 240 (both original and MkII) are great headphones for the P155. MkII has a bit more power, originals are more neutral.


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#1870629 - 03/29/12 07:34 PM Re: Headphones for a Yamaha P155? [Re: maurus]  
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Originally Posted by maurus
The AKG 240 (both original and MkII) are great headphones for the P155. MkII has a bit more power, originals are more neutral.


Yeah I was recommended that, the MKII, just checked prices now, its going for some pounds over a 100 Hmmm


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#1870651 - 03/29/12 08:34 PM Re: Headphones for a Yamaha P155? [Re: shokz]  
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I got the Sennheiser HD-555:

http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-HD...p;ie=UTF8&qid=1333067314&sr=1-27

I read a few headphone reviews before settling on these. I love 'em!


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#1870654 - 03/29/12 08:40 PM Re: Headphones for a Yamaha P155? [Re: Scott Prell]  
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Originally Posted by Scott Prell
I got the Sennheiser HD-555:

http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-HD...p;ie=UTF8&qid=1333067314&sr=1-27

I read a few headphone reviews before settling on these. I love 'em!


Thanks Scott, I'll make a mental note of that model,

From my brief look, its going for around the same price as the AKG 240 MKII


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#1870791 - 03/30/12 02:37 AM Re: Headphones for a Yamaha P155? [Re: shokz]  
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Sennheiser HD-518 costs 90 pounds. It's a newer but lower-end model than HD-555 recommended by Scott.
I use HD-558, which should also be similar to HD-518, at a YDP-161 piano and it sounds great.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sennheiser-...mp;ie=UTF8&qid=1333089124&sr=1-1

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#1870843 - 03/30/12 06:58 AM Re: Headphones for a Yamaha P155? [Re: shokz]  
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Sennheiser HD280 in that price range.

#1870846 - 03/30/12 07:23 AM Re: Headphones for a Yamaha P155? [Re: shokz]  
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Thank you to both of you^ smile

Lol there seems to alot of different recommendations laugh


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#1871169 - 03/30/12 08:17 PM Re: Headphones for a Yamaha P155? [Re: shokz]  
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I just purchased my P155 earlier this week! The headphones I'm using is the Sony MDR-V6, which I bought over 10 years ago - they still sound great and are very comfortable.


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