Beyerdynamic DT-240 Pro Review
From the first sight, all made very well, headphones feel light and durable, metal headband with some plastic elements Headband also looks quite comfortable, with soft plastic, leather kind surface so it’s should be surely comfortable to wear. Speaker assembly based around aluminum shell and metal holder which makes it quite strong and durable from my point of view. Detachable cable connected through 2.5 mm jack, very nice, it is simple, quite common connection and works just great. Also makes it quite easy to find a substitute if you need one.
I've used these headphones for over a 9 month, I can describe my experience as very good overall. In short, these headphones are capable of producing very loud and engaging sound with fairly flat frequency response therefore quite transparent and truthful to the source. DT 240 Pro is primary marketed for creators, like in case with writing music on portable devices, have to say that these headphones could go quite loud therefore easy to drive for portable amplifiers which makes it obviously great to use in such cases. DT 240 pro is fantastic just as hi fi headphones too, very light accent on lower frequencies makes it very comfortable and warm sounding, all details are clear and easily accessible "so to say" without overpowering base. These headphones could provide great definition, fair sound stage and feeling of presence.
As I already have said DT 240 pro has a very comfortable and warm sound it makes these headphones very well suitable for tracking microphones and live instruments. You can easily trace imperfections such as low frequency rumble and general texture of the signal during live sessions, these headphones would work very well for tracking guitar, drums or vocals as well. The only thing I would not recommend it for would be music mastering or multi track mixdowns, don’t get me wrong there is nothing bad about audio quality of these headphones but there is a slightly better options for this particular works from my point of view.
I can name couple of models with better focus in higher middle frequencies like for example my favorite AKG K271 Mk2 or Beyerdynamic own DT 770 or DT 1770.
I believe the other great way of using these headphones would be in any audio for video set ups. Monitoring audio for video is surely great with these headphones. DT 240 Pro has a very good sound isolation, it stays firmly on the head and sound is not really leaking out so it is very comfortable thing to work with on set
Obviously, I can’t skip on DJing, podcasting or gaming DT 240 Pro is great for that, As I already have said these headphones are relatively light and loud which makes it nicely suitable for these tasks even DT 240 are not foldable at all.
I think DT 240 Pro is somehow related to the "Custom Street" headphones from some time ago, they look and sound kinda alike although DT 240 Pro is more refined and slightly improved from my point of view.
Overall DT 240 Pro is very well made and designed pair of headphones, its staying firmly on head and with good padding did not turning uncomfortable even after extensive sessions, suitable for professional and casual use, I could easily recommend it to anyone who would like to have warm sounded closed back on ear wired headphones.
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