Thank you for understanding. Also they give sticky stiff felt but if you use them over your drivers it’s gonna sound like shit. If I had to guess this would be due to the adhesive backing or maybe just my preference? They’re just a joy to listen to. Fostex was founded by Foster Electric who have been developing high quality speaker components since

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Fostex T50RP-Mk3 Headphone – Thomann UK

Great review, thank you! Our expert departments and workshops allow us to offer you professional advice t0rp rapid maintenance and repair services. For causal listening on music that’s already mastered and limited then the volume goes up to a decent level even on an iPhone. The stock pads are simply murder on your ears.

If I had to guess this would be due to the adhesive backing or maybe just my preference? There is a wealth of information on the subject elsewhere on the internet. Here is the rear of the baffle plate.

Fostex T50RP-Mk3 Headphone

It is mostly closed, so it is awesome for the office very little sound leakage or interference. Sort Reviews Sort Reviews By. I have not tried any other cables. ATH-M50x are worth more for less.

The modding community for these headphones is immense. From my reading, if you reduce the density of the filter, you allow air to more easily egress from the rear of the driver making it easier to perform the large excursions and therefor increase bass response. I don’t think you will enjoy this set without an amp.


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I just purchased the T50RP online earlier and chanced on your review. The only difference I was able to see between all three models on visual inspection was the density of the paper filter over the vent to the outside of the capsule housing. Since you mentioned ZMF, any chance of some measurements?

Certainly takes my pick above any commodity-grade headphone phone-bundled earbuds, cheap on-ears, etc. Always with customised added value for musicians. The T50RP is considered “semi-open” and has a filter with permeability somewhere between the other two.

The Mk3 sounds much better balanced, erring mainly with a very slight sizzle in the treble, and loss of bass below around Hz. The cups offer good ventilation, and they swivel in all directions to enhance comfort. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Create new account Request new password. As we’ll see in more detail below, other than the graphics the two capsule housings are identical.


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Submitted by trumpetmic on March 10, – 1: Other than t50r; acoustic foam, everything can be purchased from any crafts store. We have a wide variety of pages giving information and enabling you to contact us before and after your purchase.

For further details see foshex estimates in cart. These listening devices are also relatively easy to mod if you want to customize them to fit your own personal comfort needs.

Tried driving them from my ancient Galaxy S III and the sound was certainly quieter, but nothing fostx out at me as sounding bad e. If you are not a hard-core headphone enthusiast interested in modifying headphones, you’ll likely be better served by the Audio Technical ATH-M50xwhich is fully sealed, about the same price, has better bass response, and is likely nearly as durable.