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Beyerdynamic DT880

alaTest has collected and analyzed 709 reviews of Beyerdynamic DT880. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviews about the bass quality and usability are generally positive. The price and comfort also get good reviews, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the size.

sound, comfort, price, usability, bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Beyerdynamic DT880 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Beyerdynamic DT880

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Beyerdynamic DT880 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the mids quality and treble quality are overall positive. The design and sound also get good feedback.

comfort, sound, design, treble quality, mids quality

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Beyerdynamic DT880

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 243 user reviews of Beyerdynamic DT880 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the durability and bass quality. The price and comfort are also appreciated, whereas comments about the reliability and portability are different.

sound, comfort, price, bass quality, durability

97% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Beyerdynamic DT880

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Beyerdynamic DT880 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the comfort. The portability is also appreciated. Views are divided on the design. Many are less positive about the price.

usability, portability, comfort

price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Bryan Gardiner (wired.com)

Review: Beyerdynamic DT 880 Premium

 

The antithesis of today's plastic pieces of head candy, Beyerdynamic's DT 880 is a headphone that harkens back to a time when they were still...

Like a pair of velvet slippers for your ears. These are some of the comfiest cans I’ve ever put on my head. Zero ear fatigue even after epic listening sessions. Classic design cues and quality materials make for one gorgeous, yet tough, headphone....

Just as big and bulky as your dad’s old cans — not the most travel-friendly option. Semi-open design means some sonic leakage, so anyone sitting next to you will be listening to your music, too. Treble can be a bit harsh at times

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

Beyerdynamic DT 880 review

 

Beyerdynamic DT 880

The Beyerdynamic DT 880 headphones are among the most comfortable on the market, and they come packaged in a gorgeous padded aluminum storage case. The headphones use a standard miniplug connector but include a 1/4-inch adapter and a 15-foot extension...

The DT 880s are expensive, and ill suited for use with the iPod.

The Beyerdynamic DT 880s are extra comforatable and their sound is certainly audiophile level, but stereo imaging isn't as wide open as other top contenders.

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Sam Vafaei , Marc Henney, Jean-Christophe Lamontag (rtings.com)

Beyerdynamic DT 880 HEADPHONES

 

The DT 880 are good critical listening headphones with a well-balanced and open sound. They have a durable build, and they're decently comfortable, but they're a bit cumbersome to carry around without a bag. Also, their semi-open design doesn't block...

Great audio reproduction. ; Sturdy build quality.

Very sensitive to ambient noise, by design. ; Bulky and unstable design.

May, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Thomas (reviewed.com)

Beyerdynamic DT 880

 

Beyerdynamic knows high-end audio, and it shows on the DT 880.

Yowza

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Ken Rockwell (kenrockwell.com)

Beyer DT 880 Review

 

It is a favorite among professional recording engineers for its accuracy, and a favorite among music lovers for its clean, open, uncolored and faithful-to-the-concert-hall sound. I greatly prefer this Beyer DT 880 to the far more expensive Sennheiser...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by (dansdata.com)

Beyerdynamic DT 880 headphones

 

Headphones are to speakers as motorcycles are to automobiles. Not as generally useful, sure, but significantly better in some respects. And a whole lot cheaper for a given level of performance

But I'd buy 'em. Highly recommended

Jun, 2004

Expert review by : Andrew Kliem (goodgearguide.com.au)

BeyerDynamic DT 880

 

Incredible highs, Wonderful tight bass, Wide Soundstage, Comfortable

May be too neutral for some

On par or better than the top of the line Sennheisers, but at a lower price, the BeyerDynamic DT880s are one of the best amplified headphones you can buy, short of spending $1000 or more.

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : Andrew Kliem (goodgearguide.com.au)

BeyerDynamic DT880

 

The DT880s are BeyerDynamic's flagship headphones. Following on from their incredibly successful DT531, the later Beyers such as the DT770, DT880 and...

Incredible highs, Wonderful tight bass, Wide Soundstage, Comfortable

May be too neutral for some

On par or better than the top of the line Sennheisers, but at a lower price, the BeyerDynamic DT880s are one of the best amplified headphones you can buy, short of spending $1000 or more.

Feb, 2006

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Beyerdynamic DT880

 

Soft cushion comfort with the perfect grip, plus a sound that has impressive all-round ability.

Impressive all-round ability

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Expert review by : Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

Beyerdynamic DT880 Premium review

 

These headphones should be worn with matching silver smoking jacket and slippers. They feel so comfortable, it's as though you're putting your ears to bed. But you're not. Don your smoking jacket for these You are, in fact, treating them to a...

Oct, 2006

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