Last update June 10th, 2016
Let’s face it, when it comes to heavy bass music there’s nothing that can compare to the sound quality of a club or a concert. But what if you want to enjoy that same experience from the comfort of your own home.
The truth is that bass enhancing headphones allow you to have that experience, delivering deep, heartbeat quality bass that makes you wanna get up and dance.
But the best bass headphones are not only about offering you great bass, they should also produce superior sound quality. The best headphones for bass should be comfortable, closed-back over ear design headphones, featuring larger driver sizes and lower frequency responses, all of these resulting in a deep, strong bass response.
Best Bass Headphones
1. V-MODA Crossfade M-100 Over-Ear Noise-Isolating Metal Headphone
The Crossfade M-100 headphones provide you with deep, booming bass along with superior treble and mid-tones, while still maintaining quality sound across the whole frequency range.
The sensitivy on these headphones is 103 dB which let’s you crank your tracks to extremely loud volumes without the speaker blowing out. V-MODA goes beyond the standard frequency range, all the way down to 5 Hz which is actually much lower than we can hear.
The 50 mm dual drivers separate the bass from mids and highs which leads to clean deep bass, vivid mids and ultra-extended highs. Each M-100 pais is protected by V-MODA’s 2-Year Premier Warranty and the V-MODA Immortal Life Program which offers 50% off replacement for life.
V-MODA Crossfade M-100 Video Review
2. Sony MDR-1R On Ear Headphones
The Sony MDR-1R headphones deliver a tight bass, articulated highs and pronounced mids. The headphones are beautifully designed with a build quality that rivals higher end models.
Rich sound with a prominent emphasis on bass is what makes the MDR-1r a favorite among bassheads. The 40 mm Liquid Crystal polymer film diaphragms cover a wide frequency range (5-24Hz) are designed to bring out the best in all types of music.
Bass extension and low-bass separation is particularly impressive on the Sony headphones. Thanks to the closed-back design you’ll also benefit from decent noise isolation while listening in a noisy environment.
Sony MDR-1R On Ear Headphones Video Review
3. Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ear Headphones
The Momentums have a lively, clear sound signature with a powerful, rich bass response and detailed mids and highs.
The premium leather ear pads and headband provide you with comfort during extended listening sessions, while the metal ear cups and stainless steel headband provide durability and structural rigidity which allow the neodymium magnet driven transducers to deliver outstanding clarity.
Sennheiser includes 2 detachabble cables with these headphones, one for standard stereo connection, the other featuring an integrated smart remote with microphone for control of Apple devices such as the iPad, iPhone or iPod.
Sennheiser Momentum Over Ear Headphones Video Review
4. Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Headphones
The Custome One Pros by Beyerdynamic feature a custom sound slider which powers the flexible bass reflex vents on the earcups which change the headphones’ sound characteristic in four stages. With every notch on the slider, the Custom One Pro adds another layer of bass until the wearer can literally feel the air pumping out of the headphones thanks to the ultra-light velocity transducer.
The sound slider also transforms these headphones incrementally from an open to a closed headphone, which provides with decent noise isolation from the outside environment.
When it comes to bass performance, these headphones have plenty of potential for clean, crisp lows. A 5-35,000Hz frequency response guarantees that deep pumping bass you want from bass headphones.
Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Headphones Video Review
5. Sony MDR-X10 Over Ear Headphones
Sony MDR-X10′s 50 mm driver units and high-energy neodymium magnets offer a wide dynamic frequency response 3Hz – 28kHz that perfectly suits today’s popular music genres.
The high level of sound isolation is provided by the tightly sealed acoustic design which aides in the powerful reproduction of extended bass sound.
The 3.5mm jack allows for full compatibility with all portable devices including iPod, iPad, iPhone, all Android devices and more.
Sony MDR-X10 Over Ear Headphones Video Review
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