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Beyerdynamic DT860 review

These comfortable, well-built headphones are tonally well balanced, and offer plenty of drama, dynamics and punch Tested at £170.00

Our Verdict

Justifiably expensive, fine-sounding headphones and wonderfully comfortable, too.

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Justifiably expensive, fine-sounding headphones and wonderfully comfortable, too.

These justifiably expensive, fine-sounding headphones narrowly miss getting the full five-star treatment.

They're wonderfully comfortable, build is impressive, and everything about them suggests a long working life.

They're tonally well balanced, giving the Munich OST a truly authentic air. There's no shortage of drama, offering lots of dynamics and punch.

Timing is good rather than excellent, but otherwise there's little to complain about.

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