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Yamaha Introduces HPH-PRO Series High-Performance Headphones

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  1. btarunr

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    Yamaha introduced two new high-performance headphones models in the HPH-PRO series, including the PRO500 and PRO300. The headphones include dedicated iPhone/iPod remote, mic, and is available in a variety of racy color options. The PRO500 packs 50 mm drivers, with 22Ω impedance, 105 dB sensitivity, and 22-22,000 Hz frequency response; while the PRO300 packs 40 mm drivers, 53Ω impedance, 107 dB sensitivity, and 20-20,000 Hz frequency response. Both headphones ship with fixed cords. Slated for December, the Yamaha HPH-PRO500 will be priced at 50,000¥ ($620), while the HPH-PRO300 could go for 30,000¥ ($375).

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    Source: Akihabara News
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    I love the design, not crazy about the blue one, but I would for sure be interested in a white pair, please oh please can we get a review of these when they come out!!!!:respect:
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    Why do they look like Beats? :wtf:

    Yamaha makes good stuff, but they have serious competition at those price points.
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    they do for sure, but I have always been a fan of Yamaha stuff, I have never bought one of their products and been disappointed.
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    Their upright pianos have been pretty disappointing to me, but that is another story.
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    looking at the specifics dont seems so great and looks overpriced .
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    The specs do seem like basic cans. Rather stay with my sub $80 audio technica headphones. But they do look like quality though.
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    I too might be interested in them with a review. My Sennheisers are getting old and I would feel naked without a good pair on a plane.
    10 Million points folded for TPU
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    They say "A sucker is born every minute". Yamaha is clearly catering to this market. :eek:

    If i wanted Beats, i'd buy Beats! If i wanted Beats and didn't want to pay, i'd buy some Chinese knock-offs :laugh:

    Thankfully i know the difference/s between decent/good sound and not...
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    Well for that damn price... I am still very pleased with my old Beyerdynamics DT-150, at least it is designed for excessive studio(gamer) like usage... after 3 years my earcushions haven't worn out... and they sound superb... They are closed, lows are very deep as they are closed type... and high independence that is very good for my OTL Tube amps :D.

    Beats and other crap... yeah... sure... and AIDS doesn't exist...

    And Yamaha late pianos truly suck, haven't heard a good word in years from my pianist friends.

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    I would really like YAMAHA to return in sound card market and shake that creative... I still have my YMF724 somewhere...
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    Target audience is probably the "I want to look cool but Beats sounds completely shit" crowd.
    Hilux SSRG and [H]@RD5TUFF say thanks.

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