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Quality


Build quality is fine as i have dropped mine several times on to a hard wood floor.

Positive Review

It's quality is the best i have heard yet even if its a little shy for me.

Positive Review

This headphone demands quality, not simply “enough” output power as many reviews claim.

Negative Review

Not only does this indicate poor quality assurance, it suggests that hifiman doesn't even test each headphone before it goes out the door.

Negative Review

Overall, the build quality is fine, but, there are a couple of small nitpicks i have.

Neutral Review

Note that the quality of your source files will have a big impact as these are headphones very resolving, so you will be able t...  Read More

Neutral Review

Price


Remember, in the audio industry, price is rarely proportional to sound quality.

Neutral Review

If the he400i's or he560's cost $20,000, the experts would be raving about how much better they sound than the lowly $10,000 el...  Read More

Neutral Review

Packaging/appearance


Paired with grace m9xx - not nescesary to amp but it will require you buy an adapter as the headphone line is a 1/4 inch jackqu...  Read More

Positive Review

], i have discovered that the earpads are easily replaced.

Positive Review

Update march 14, 2020: the hifiman earpads just do not hold up.

Negative Review

They arrived in a perfect package with a fresh new cord and plastic packaging as a new headphone would.

Neutral Review

The velour material that covers the top of the earpad feels less grainy/rough, compared to the velours that came with my he400/500.

Neutral Review

Competitiveness


I do recommend these headphones for a wide variety of applications over the competition that i have heard so far.

Positive Review

Contrary to what i read on some website, this plays well with hi-end dap's such as ak120ii.

Positive Review

I personally was leaning towards selling them to go for something else but every time i consider it i look around at its compet...  Read More

Neutral Review

After i received them it became apparent that i needed a headphone amplifier, so i got a schiit audio magni 2 (about $100) and ...  Read More

Neutral Review
Overview
  • How are reviewers describing this item?
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  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 102 reviews as of our last analysis date on Dec 14 2020.
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Absolutely fantastic headphones comfy great soundI could not be happier

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Amazing. I now have the Sennheiser HD 800, Hifiman HE 560 and HE 400I as my primary cans driven by the Chord Mojo. No need for ...  Read More

Most authentic reviewquestion

It’s hard to write a glowing review for a headphone as new as the HE560 without it sounding a bit like gushing (especially give...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I've tried the monoprice m560 and m1060, the beyerdynamic dt 1990 pro, the audeze isine10, and the ridiculously expensive audeze lcdi4.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This is not a bass head's headphone.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It doesn't sound like the music is compressed inside your head; it sounds like it's coming from all around.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Is it just me, or is there something not quite robust/3 dimensional enough about the upper mids/lower highs (e.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I can definitively say they sound nothing like the 400i's.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The fact is that they don't seem to have the peaks in fr from subjective listening.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    However at the same time i don't find myself saying gee they sound kind of muffled (hd600) or wow these things could sear my ears off (sr325e).

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