Beyerdynamic DT 150 Closed-back Isolating Studio Headphones

Studio Monitor Headphones with 15Hz-30kHz Frequency Response
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The DT Headphone Series: Comfort and durability with exceptional performance

The DT headphones from Beyerdynamic are designed to give you professional, worry-free monitoring in practically every application. A staple of many audio professionals in the broadcasting industry, the DT Series combines comfort and durability with a performance you'll love.

Essential headphones for broadcasting, film, and recording, the DT 150 delivers truly professional performance at an excellent value. Features include a wide frequency response and extended bass response. The closed design of the DT 150 means excellent ambient noise isolation for reference monitoring!

Beyerdynamic DT 150 Headphones Features:
  • Closed ear
  • 15Hz-30kHz frequency response
  • Circumaural
  • 1/4" connector
  • 250 ohms

Additional Media

DT 150 Isolating Studio Headphones - Closed Spec Sheet
DT 150 Isolating Studio Headphones - Closed User Manual
Headphones Buying Guide
Live Sound Monitor Buying Guide
Studio Monitor Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Open/Closed Closed
Fit Style Circumaural (Around the Ear)
Driver Size 45mm
Frequency Response 5Hz-30kHz
Impedance 250 ohms
Cable Type Straight
Replaceable Cable Yes
Cable Length 9.8'
Plug Size 1/4"
Weight .55 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number 455970

Customer Reviews

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Excellent cans, this are by far one of the best headphones you can get. They're perfect for cutting vocals or drums, and good enough for some quick mixing or editing. You can't go wrong with this industry standard headphones, you can find them in virtually studios all around the globe. great buy
Music background: profesional recording engineer / mixer / producer

Best headphone I own

Best of any headphone we own - simply fantastic. Sound quality, durability, easy to wear for hours and great isolation. I compare these to the AKG K240s and Sennheiser HD280s we also have. Yes these are double price, but any studio should have at least one pair.
Music background: engineer & producer

Addictive sound!

Right out of the box the DT-150 sounded far from neutral. The mids sounded elevated. But ... the reason for this was not difficult to find. I have been continuously using the Beyerdynamic DT-770 pro 250 for the last six months or so. And, how much I like the DT-770, it is definitely NOT a neutral headphone. It has elevated bass and highs. Not in an unpleasant way though, but it has this much talked about V-shaped frequency response. As could be expected, after some hours of acclimatization the DT-150 sounded different, NEUTRAL! This is how your brain can fool you. It sounds neutral to me now. It delivers great detail and good instrument separation. It does produce the biggest soundstage, but for a closed headphone it is impressive. Listen to 'The Virtual Barbershop' at youtube and you will get my drift. While being a very good instrument for studio work it is also a very musical headphone. But beware: it is fairly unforgiving when it comes to low quality recordings. Alternatively, if you listen to magnificently recorded material like Diana Krall's S'Wonderful, you get an impression of what the DT-150 is capable of. The DT-150, neutral? Yes. But this headphone also has a character of its own, and did surprise me in a pleasant way. Comfort wise this headphone may have a small problem, though. The leatherette earpads can become a bit sticky and itchy after long listening sessions. On the other hand, they fit my fairly large head and ditto ears perfectly. Clamping force is moderate and more than acceptable for a closed headphone. An option is to install the velours pads of the DT-100. I bought these as well and have to see what they do to the sound. Looks? Well, the DT-150 is not going to win a beauty contest, although it is far from an ugly design. It is sturdy, and has been built to last. All the same, the finish is not great. My sample has a scratch on one of the earcups. But as it doesn't catch the eye I will not return it for another. Money wise you could hardly do better than buying the DT-150. You get a LOT of headphone for not too much money. I have listened to a Beyerdynamic DT-880 premium. Although it is tricky to compare an open headphone to a closed one, I should say that the DT-880, at almost thrice the price, does NOT deliver a ditto extra performance. They sound better, but not much better.
Music background: Hobbyist
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