1. Register NOW and become part of this fantastic knowledge base forum! This message will go away once you have registered.

In Ears

Discussion in 'Pro Audio Equipment' started by Grolubao, Feb 2, 2006.

  1. Grolubao

    Grolubao Guest

    Hi to all,
    This is my first post and I hope I´ll learn a lot within this forum.

    I play drums in a band and I have to use click because the music is from the computer. I use some headphones but I normally have to untap one of the ear caps, because otherwise I´ll lose all frequencies and my snare and cymbal just doesn´t sound good.

    So I wanted to know if there is any in-ear or headphones that reduced the outside volume but keeping the frequencies, mainly without cutting mid´s and high´s.

    I could spend 200$

    Thanks in advance! :D
     
  2. HansAm

    HansAm Active Member

    There are headphones MADE for drummers.. I cant remember any names right now (typical?) but google probably will.
     
  3. Grolubao

    Grolubao Guest

    Yes, but what they do is isolate the best so you can only hear the amplified drum. The problem is that the drum isn´t amplified in the reharsals, so the problem is that besides isolating it also cuts all the frequencies. :(
     
  4. dpianomn

    dpianomn Guest

    as far as traditional headphones go, you're going to want something that's either open or semi-open. check out sennheiser...i used to have a pair of tear-drop shaped phones that were open--would be perfect for your application. i've also heard good things about grado.

    the only drawback to your current setup is that you're going to have to really blast a set of open headphones. you may also want to consider a dedicated in-ear monitoring system, or just purchasing a set of high quality earbuds like the shure e5 and wearing it in just one ear.
     

Share This Page