Re: Headphones for Research Purposes (Warren Bakay )

Subject: Re: Headphones for Research Purposes
From:    Warren Bakay  <warren@xxxxxxxx>
Date:    Tue, 8 May 2012 14:54:34 +0100

I really recommend the Audio-Technica ATH-M50. They have an excellent frequency response, especially at the price point, and good isolation and durability characteristics. But, I would also recommend checking out, where there are lots of reviews, opinions, and other discussion, on headphones. Cheers, Warren ---------------- Warren Bakay PhD Student, Auditory Neuroscience University College London Ear Institute warren.bakay.11@xxxxxxxx On May 8, 2012, at 14.26, Daniel Carey wrote: > Hi All, > > We are currently planning on investing in some new headphones for our lab, in advance of a busy upcoming period of participant testing. Up to now we have used Sennheiser HD-25s for the bulk of our testing (typically involving psychophysical thresholding for complex tones, perception of environmental sounds, and perception of tone complexes). > > We are considering other potential options, and wanted to query any other brands or models anyone had been using with success. Ideally, we are looking for something durable, but without a hefty price tag. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. > > Kind Regards, > > Dan > > ---- > Daniel Carey, > Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, > 32 Torrington Sq., > Birkbeck College, > London, > WC1E 7HX > > email: d.carey@xxxxxxxx >

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