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Using these for computer use since my system isn't in a private space at home, don't want to disturb the rest of the family, had a real cheap pair that finally gave out, was ready to spend more, saw the listing for this one, decided to give them a try. So far, so good; they fit well (as long as you don't allow them to snap out of your hands while putting them on), they are comfortable especially since they are so light, and the sound is very good. Most speakers, and headphones, I assume, work better after they have been broken it a bit (burning in is the term, I think) , so it will be interesting to see if these sound even better after a few weeks. Will come back and give my reactions after a month or so.
This is the at least the third Philips headphone I have purchased over the past couple of years. I have one higher end model with open back for quality music listening, a small wireless in-ear model for mobile phone usage, one on-ear model that got destroyed some years ago, and now this SHP2000. Primary use case is for silent play of our digital piano, and this looks like it will do the job nicely. I chose it because of my familiarity with the brand, the low price and the 1/4" connector that comes with it.
Initial experience was very satisfactory. The large 40 mm drivers provide a great wide sound space, and while it does not have any noise cancellation features, the over-the-ear cups manage a bit of isolation and that helps. It's very lightweight, very important for headache-free usage.
Maybe I'm being unfair at this price level (just under $20), but I hesitate to give this headphone 5 stars due to the quality of the material. When you're handling it, you can feel that it is made cheaply to meet the target price point. Indeed, if you are after better quality, you can look at the Fidelio line or the SHP9500 model. In any case, I'll come back and give it the full 5 stars if it lives through a year of active use with minimal damage.
Not bad for the price and fairly comfortable but not for several hours at a time. I had to adjust them to relieve pressure a few times during two 45 minute episodes I watched on Hulu. Not the loudest either and noise cancellation isn't that great but still pretty good for only around $20.
Nice headphones. They were some of the least expensive, but durable and quality. They sound good and are comfortable. The only negative point is that they require a bit more volume / power to hear the same decibels as some other headphones. On my computer I could not crank up the volume loud enough to hear soft speaking or quiet sound F/x without an amplifier. Devices with built in amps worked much better.