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Sennheiser HD 202 Stereo Headphones (HD202)

Manufacturer: Sennheiser

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  Brilliant quality for the price.But unreliable

| | See all SolarNova's reviews (19)

I have just purchase my second pair of these headphones after having owned my first pair for just over 2 year, they then stoped working on 1 side, which i tried and failed to repair. The old ones are now acting as spare parts.
The only downside to these headphones are their known reliability issues that tend to arise after around 2 or 3 years of use depending on usage.
Having said that though, the sound they produce and their cost mean they are worth it.

At 115db they are some of the loudest closed back headphones you can get for said price and the bass they produce is imense compared to alot of other 30pound headphones.
The frequency range is good for closed back headphones and they produce a very nice quality of sound, you would have to spend over double the price (70pound) to get a better quality.

The long wire allows for use in almost on situation. They are comfy aswell, comfy enough for me to fall asleep in bed with them on atleast :)

Overall 4/5 let down by reliability.

  Almost there but not quite...

| | See all jbmustanggt's reviews (4)

These headphones aren't too bad for every day use but using them with my laptop they really cannot handle a huge amount of bass at a higher volume. For me as a listener of songs with a lot of bass and watcher of films they do not step up to the mark which is a shame for such a respected brand. Buy these only if that doesn't bother you is my opinion!

  Great cans, but get the Goldring DR50s if you want less bass

| | See all NethLyn's reviews (18)

The HD202s were the budget range aimed at DJs on introduction, hence the extra bass. Being into dance music I loved these so much, that I'm on my second set after the first wore out. The cable is nice and long at 3m which is great for the home but that's why they're supplied with a wind-around cable tidy if you choose to take them out - that's how the first set broke. Now they are my home headphones and for going out I have Sennheiser's PX200s for updated noise-cancelling.

In the years since the HD202s were released Goldring have fought back hard with a closed-back range of their own including the DR50 - since these headphones have sadly gone up in price, the Goldrings - or Sennheiser's own HD201s - have more balance to their bass, so if you're plugging these alternatives into powered devices like computer speakers/soundcards or hi-fi separate CD players, you'll get a better balance to the bass than the booming wham-bam of the HD202s (again, dance, metal and hip-hop fans might not care about too much bass, it depends on your music taste).

If you want to be a DJ the HD 202s remain an excellent budget pair to buy whilst you're learning at home, though, compared to the average price of rival brands starting at double this price.

*Since reviewing these headphones I have bought a third set, and the only difference I have found with the "MK II" branding is the packaging which is now all black instead of blue grey and yellow. All the physical specification remains the same as before.

  Very Good Headphones

| | See all OakleyBoy93's reviews (1)

Bought these for home use and found they were very good value for money!

The good bits:

- Bass is punchy and good quality
- Very comfortable to wear for all head sizes as they are adjustable
- Great sound quality
- Cheap for what they are

The not so good bits:

- Cable is 2m long, so a pain in the bum sometimes, although a cable winder is included so you can wrap the cable up as much as you want and attach it to a pair of trousers or something like that
- People can hear the music being played, even at medium/low volumes, so not good for trains or public places

Overall, great value for money, good sound quality, ideal for home use but no so for walking around

  Amazing sound

| | See all Mshaxxan's reviews (2)

I absolutely love these, recieved mine this morning and i adore them, the sound is excellent with amazing bass!

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  Excellent all rounder

| | See all revolver66's reviews (3)

These headphones are a fantastic buy especially for this price and sound amazing when hooked up to either your mp3 player or to hi-fi equipment.

Good punchy bass, but also expressive enough to handle a wide range of musical genres, these headphones are a must have!

  Excellent value and great sound clarity

| | See all koalauk's reviews (2)

No muffle
No Irritating Bass Excellent as it really cancels outside noises, Crisp Clear sound but as mentioned before you might want to leave it on a football overnight as to begin with they are a bit tight, Cable is plenty and with the windup gadget neatly tidied. Cable quality is less then I expected. I paid 17.99 at the time. More than happy as use it mainly through HD AV receiver during game plays.


| | See all cissie's reviews (4)

...excellent headphones (and only 17.99 GBP); lovely bass, work well with iPod (EQ 'off'). Comfy fit. Long cable can be kept tidy with the gizmo provided. There is an adaptor to connect to stereo too. Nothing to fault on them.

  Hurts my ears.

| | See all Ricky4k's reviews (2)

They are a little tight, but that's no problem you can just stretch them. they also trap your tabs as they don't fit around your ears making your ears hurt after a while, then there is the bass too which also makes your ears hurt. If your a adult gamer or just have a fat head and like comfortable headphones I would suggest looking for others. I've had better for the price. but I will give it 3 stars as the sound quality is very good.

  Quality product for a quality price

| | See all fwoshie's reviews (3)

Got these in the post today and could not be happier.I paid 17.99 , but wouldnt be upset by 24.99
either.the sound quality for this price point is
simply brilliant.plenty of bass and great clarity.works like it should on iphone 4 and my iPad.take your time and be careful with the packaging ,it's solid.the inclusion of the larger jack for my hifi and tons of cable is the icing for me.go get them.