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Best DJ Headphones 2017

Updated: Jul 2017

It's finally time for our list of best DJ headphones for 2017! At the heart of DJ's most personal tool is a pair of headphones. Every DJ has a different personal preference for their headphones. From how they look, to how they sound, the experience with each headphone will vary from person to person. We've put together our list of best-selling DJ headphones, and mixed in interest and social media influence to give you what could very well be the last list you'll ever need to look at. Now, without further ado...


ProductDrivProduct Link
Sony MDR750610Hz-20kHzCheck Price
Pioneer HDJ-2000MK25Hz-30kHzCheck Price
V-Moda Crossfade LP25Hz-30kHzCheck Price
Shure SRH750DJ5Hz-30kHzCheck Price
AiAiAi TMA-220Hz-20kHzCheck Price
Pioneer HDJ-5005Hz-28kHzCheck Price
Audio-Technica ATH-M50X15Hz-28kHzCheck Price
Ultrasone HFI-58010Hz-22kHzCheck Price
Numark HF32520Hz-20kHzCheck Price
Pioneer HDJ-15005Hz-30kHzCheck Price

Sony MDR7506

Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone

Aside from being lightweight and durable, the Sony MDR7506 ranks as our best DJ headphone because of the way it SOUNDS. In most cases, DJs don't have the opportunity to equalize their headphone output. Find the perfect balance of lows, mids, and highs, is always challenging, and Sony may have perfected that.
CHECK SONY MDR7506 PRICE

Pioneer Pro DJ HDJ-2000MK2-K

Pioneer Pro DJ HDJ-2000MK2-K DJ Headphone

The frequency range of the HDJ-2000MK2 is often unmatched, giving you the best of the highs and boom of the lows. The detachable headphone cable and rotatable ear cups give you some solid durability when you get a little carried away in the DJ booth. Go ahead, jump around!
CHECK PIONEER HDJ-2000MK2-K PRICE

V-MODA Crossfade LP2

V-MODA Crossfade LP2 Vocal Limited Edition Over-Ear Noise-Isolating Metal Headphone (Matte Black)

The ergonomic design with metal frame of the V-Moda Crossfade LP2 brings beautiful sound and elegant design together. The V-Moda family of headphones are unique. Optional shield kits also let you put a custom design on each earpiece, giving it a truly personal effect.
CHECK XFL2V-U-MBLACK PRICE

Shure SRH750DJ

Shure SRH750DJ Professional Quality DJ Headphones (Gold)

The Shure SRH750DJ headphones are sure to please both your ears and eyes. With multiple swivel points, easy folding, and replaceable ear pads, the SRH750DJ can be the last pair of DJ headphones you ever own.
CHECK SHURE SRH750DJ PRICE

AIAIAI TMA-2 - Ed Banger Edition

AIAIAI: TMA-2 Headphones - Ed Banger Edition

The TMA-2 series from AiAiAi can take a licking and keep on ticking. The Ed Banger limited edition is especially valuable for those that love strong base and good isolation. The hard rubber head band is great for the DJ that constantly drops or steps on their headphones, almost guaranteeing long life.
CHECK AIAIAI TMA-2 PRICE

Pioneer HDJ-500-K

Pioneer HDJ-500-K DJ Headphones - Black

Can't quite step up to the Pioneer HDJ-2000's? The HDJ-500 is the "entry-level" version of the popular DJ headphones. With solid mid-range sound and excellent durability, you'll find this to be great first pair of DJ headphones at an extremely affordable price. The unique front-to-back swivel point give you ultimate comfort no matter how you place your headphones while you're in the mix.
CHECK PIONEER HDJ-500-K PRICE

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones + Slappa Full Sized HardBody PRO Headphone Case (SL-HP-07)

Audio-Technica's ATH-M50x is perfect for the DJ that spends a lot of time in the studio. The professional-grade sound and ultra comfortable build makes them easy on the ears, even after several hours of wear. 90-degree swivel points give you true comfort, regardless of how you wear them.
CHECK AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH-M50X PRICE

Ultrasone HFI-580

Ultrasone HFI-580 S-Logic Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Transport Bag

Serious Bavarian technology goes into every pair of Ultrasone headphone. Aside from stellar comfort, S-Logic surround sound gives you not only a spectacular listening experience, but maximum ear protection as well, encouraging safer listening with less fatigue.
CHECK ULTRASONE HFI-580 PRICE

Numark HF325

Numark HF325 | On-Ear DJ Headphones

The Numark HF325 is another comfortable, entry-level DJ headphone with stunning sound. This is an on ear headphone, which allows your ears to breathe, preventing sweating and keeping your ears clean and healthy. Ultimate frequency isolation gives you true audio clarity.
CHECK NUMARK HF325 PRICE

Pioneer HDJ-1500-K

Pioneer HDJ-1500-K Professional DJ Headphones - Black Chrome

Pioneer's HDJ-1500 rounds out our list of best DJ headphones. With focus on a better bass experience and isolation of low and mid-range frequencies, it's a reliable pair of extremely flexible headphones that are sure to last if you take good physical care of them. The 1500 was a true evolution on the once popular HDJ-1000, and has certainly lived up to its name.
CHECK PIONEER HDJ-1500-K PRICE

So what do you think of our list? Do you have a better pair of headphones that are "music to your ears"? We'd love to hear about your best DJ headphones for 2017 in the comments!

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