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Best DJ Headphones 2016

Updated on November 7, 2015

In best DJ headphones 2016 we will shortly review some of the best new headphones available for DJs.

What makes DJ headphones different?

  • DJ headphones need to deliver superior sound over standard headphones, because DJs need to hear every beat to mix well when they are performing.
  • These headphones need to be built to last. You cannot take them on the road if they can't take the knocks.
  • The headphones need to be comfortable as they will be worn for long hours, during practice and performances.

Although these headphones are made for DJs, that doesn't mean that serious music fans can't benefit from giving them a try.

Best selling DJ headphones 2016
Best selling DJ headphones 2016

Pioneer HDJ-1000 DJ Headphones

The Pioneer HDJ 1000 is extremely durable, which is essential for a DJ. The possibility of them being dropped or thrown is very high. The HDJ 1000 has a cool futurist look and is extremely light. Any DJ will enjoy endless hours of listening due to the plush padding and light weight design. The folding housing and universal joints allows the DJ to fold these puppies away and be on the move in no time.

The sound quality and base for this headphone are impressive. All thanks to the high power input (3000mW). For single ear sound monitoring the Stereo /Mono selector gives you the ability to mix right and left signals.

If you’re a DJ looking for an attractive, high quality sound light headphone the Pioneer HDJ 1000 is the one for you.

Available in green and black - Top DJ headphones 2016
Available in green and black - Top DJ headphones 2016

Skullcandy S6SPBZ-EW SK Pro DJ Headphone

The Skullcandy SK Pro is a very hip, high-quality headphones. The DJ has the opportunity to listen to the music in high quality with impressive base. The flexibility of the Skullcandy gives the DJ the freedom to swivel and twist while mixing.

This headphone has a secure snug fit to avoid any accidents for the DJ. They also conveniently fold up neatly to be tucked away when they’re not being used. The Skullcandy does not have a volume dial control on the cord, but the super long wire is coiled to avoid tangles.

If you’re in the market for a high quality attractive DJ headphone, you should give the Skullcandy SK Pro a try.

Beats Studio by Dr. Dre - Hi-Def Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones

The Beats Studio by Dr. Dre was designed by one of the best and most seasoned in the business. The sound clarity and crispness of this headphone is exceptional. The base for Beats is extremely deep for a headphone, and takes your Hip Hop and Rap beats to a whole new level. The listening experience from Beats is definitely one you will remember and want to experience again and again.

The style by itself is a definite fashion statement clearly a lot of time and effort was put in this area. The spacious and plush ear cups keep you cool and comfortable with, while the DJ mixes thanks to its ultra soft breathable material. The anti-tangle cable is a definite bonus for any DJ.

Outside noise is almost completely canceled out, with the convenience of a mute button, so you can let the outside back in. In some instances you find low frequency background noise may get through. Beats keeps you connected to your calls with an additional headphone cable with built in answer button.

Best DJ headphones of 2015
Best DJ headphones of 2015

Shure SRH750 DJ Headphones (Black)

The cups for the Shure SRH750 are smaller in comparison to the other DJ headphones. The fit is nice and tight and is conducive to the DJ’s practice of slinging the headphone around the neck with one cup to the ear. They are definitely durable for rugged use, and are not easily bent out of shape.

The SHR750 are perfect for mixing or just listening, making it definitely tailored for a DJ. Its clear bass frequency is a definite booster, as its present at all levels. They are definitely great at sound isolation, though they will not filter anything below 200Hz.

The Shure SRH750 is perfect for the DJ looking for a flexible, high base frequency headphone.

Sennheiser HD 205 Studio Monitor DJ Headphones w/ Swivel Ear Cup

The Sennheiser HD 205 offers good sound quality and professional features. The headphones allow the DJ to experience the music with deep, strong base without being boomy.

The HD205 right ear cups are rotatable giving the DJ the freedom to swivel away from one ear.  This is usually useful if the DJ needs to speak with someone.  These headphones also have a closed back design which blocks out noise perfectly. This feature gives the DJ an opportunity to clearly hear his selection in a noisy environment.

Sennheiser HD201 Headphones

The Sennheiser HD201 is simple design, full size headphone. They deliver adequate quality music with a decent base.

The headphones are light, making it easy for the DJ to move around with, while mixing. The leatherette earpads are pivotal and also very comfortable. They are also designed to block out ambient sound. The HD201 come equipped with 10foot cord and mini plug, giving the DJ the flexibility to move around during a mix.

I hope you found some headphones that you like in best DJ headphones 2016. You might also enjoy reading best in-ear headphones 2016 and best gaming headphones 2016.


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    • granttman profile image


      6 years ago

      I am looking for headphones, but i'm probably going to get beats mixrs

    • assimilated profile image


      6 years ago

      A nice list. Definitely useful for djs :-)

      But I'm missing the Sennheiser HD25 in your list. Is there a reason you didn't mention them?


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