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CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones  

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The CAD DH100 are high-output stereo isolation headphones for drummers. They offer an extended bass response that enables the user to hear program ma...Read More

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An essential performance tool for studio and stage.

The CAD DH100 are high-output stereo isolation headphones for drummers. They offer an extended bass response that enables the user to hear program material or a click track during a recording session or live performance with superior clarity while attenuating ambient noise by 19dB. The DH100 headphones are destined to become a vital accessory for performing drummers.

FEATURES
  • Reduces high sound pressure levels
  • 50mm high-output neodymium drivers
  • Extended bass response to 10Hz
  • Foam cushions for maximum comfort and sound isolation
  • 19dB of ambient noise reduction

SPECIFICATIONS

DH100 Drummer isolation headphones

  • Frequency Response: 10Hz -20KHz
  • Sensitivity: 105dB @ 1mW
  • Maximum Power Rating: 500mW
  • Ambient Noise Reduction: 19dB
  • Driver: 50mm Neodymium
  • Cable Length and Connection: 1m [39.4 in.] cord with 1/4 in. and 1/8 in. connector
  • RoHS: Compliant
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CADDH100 Drummer isolation headphones
 
4.2

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (12)
  • Good value (11)
  • Good bass (9)
  • Comfortable (7)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

  • Uncomfortable (3)

Best Uses

  • Music (8)
  • Home audio (7)
  • Portable devices (3)
  • Recording (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Drummer (3)
    • Primary Use:
    • Listening to ipod (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Outstanding drummer headphones

I use these for tracking live drums. These do a fantastic job of keeping outside noise out when playing; even to the point where I have to have the drum kit signal fed into...Read complete review

I use these for tracking live drums. These do a fantastic job of keeping outside noise out when playing; even to the point where I have to have the drum kit signal fed into the monitor mix or I will even slide one ear partially off to get a little clarity on the cymbals.

Sound is great and you can hear everything very clearly and you don't even have to monitor at an unsafe level to do so.

I have used the brand that costs 3x as much as these, and while they sound fine, I do not feel they were noticeably better than these, certainly not worth the significant difference in cost. I also found those to be much less comfortable; my head felt like it was in a vice after wearing those for two hours. The CADs can still be a little heavy, as any isolation headphone generally is after prolonged use, but they are very manageable, they sound terrific, and the price cannot be beat. Highly recommend.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Headphones faltering after 5 months

I was initially pleased with these headphones but I started to notice that they became uncomfortable after prolonged use. Also, the sound transmission has started to falter within, ballpark figure, 5 months-...Read complete review

I was initially pleased with these headphones but I started to notice that they became uncomfortable after prolonged use. Also, the sound transmission has started to falter within, ballpark figure, 5 months- I'm hearing static noise sometimes when I touch the cord simply to move it. Furthermore, I take care of my equipment including these headphones. I have not subjected these to any rough treatment so it's a bit disappointing that they've started to falter so soon. As with anything else, you get what you pay for. My advice would be to shell out twice to three times as much for a more durable, more comfortable set of phones. It may seem odd that I would recommend these to a friend, but I bought them for a reasonable price, they've lasted 5 months, and they are not totally unusable yet. Just starting to develop those quirks. Cheers.

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1.0

Not worth the box it's shipped in

By Bart

from Ft Lauderdale, FL

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Pros

    Cons

    • Flimsy Construction
    • Poor Sound
    • Poor Value
    • Uncomfortable

    Best Uses

      Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

      As with most things, you get what you pay for. I was astonished at some of the other reviews about this product. Comfortable?? Wearing these headphones for just 5 minutes I feel like if I wear them much longer, I will develop cauliflower ears. After no more than 10 minutes I have to take them off. The plastic covering is cheap, the foam padding is practically non-existent, the frame is too rigid, i.e. they clamp down too tight on your head, they're bulky and cumbersome, the spiral telephone type cord is annoying and unnecessary, not to mention after a few short uses I am getting static from poor solder connections. There is literally nothing good I can say about this product. If you like to see money burn, then roll up your twenties and burn them, because that's what you'll be doing purchasing CAD DH100 headphones.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Headphones

      By Gmw

      from Saint cloud florida

      About Me Gear Head

      Pros

      • Good Value
      • Great Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Audio
        • Music
        • Portable Devices

        Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

        Head phones work great. The price is good and the sound is good.

        • Primary Use:
        • Listening to iPod
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great sound and comfort

        By Barry Pollock

        from Philly

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Good Bass
        • Great Sound
        • Lightweight
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

            WAY better than a similar pair I'd been using by Vic Firth for years. These keep out more outside noise, are more comfortable, and look better. As an added bonus, my drums actually sound amazing when I hear what sound bleeds though the headphones. they cut out a lot of the highs and these sweet, warm, low tomes are all thats left.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Good value. Nice for isolation uses!!

            By Deansound

            from Minneapolis, Mn

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Any Loud Sound Isolation
              • Drummer Isolation

              Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

              I bought these for my studio. Drummers often have trouble getting enough isolation from standard headphones. They work great for that. They are a little snug, but I have a pretty big ole head. They do a very good job of isolating the external sound. They sound decent. They are not the best headphones I have ever heard, by any means, but they are very reasonbly priced and work fine for what they are described to do. The build quality is decent. My only concern is the cable running from the headphone cups to the headpiece. I will make sure to be careful with these headphones and I expect they will give me good service for a long time. A good value for the price.

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              • No

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              3.0

              Headphones faltering after 5 months

              By Kasey

              from Miami, FL

              About Me Diy Sound Engineer, Drummer, Guitarist

              Pros

              • Good Value
              • Great Sound
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Short Life Expectancy
              • Uncomfortable

              Best Uses

              • Drown Out Noise
              • Music
              • Recording

              Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

              I was initially pleased with these headphones but I started to notice that they became uncomfortable after prolonged use. Also, the sound transmission has started to falter within, ballpark figure, 5 months- I'm hearing static noise sometimes when I touch the cord simply to move it. Furthermore, I take care of my equipment including these headphones. I have not subjected these to any rough treatment so it's a bit disappointing that they've started to falter so soon. As with anything else, you get what you pay for. My advice would be to shell out twice to three times as much for a more durable, more comfortable set of phones. It may seem odd that I would recommend these to a friend, but I bought them for a reasonable price, they've lasted 5 months, and they are not totally unusable yet. Just starting to develop those quirks. Cheers.

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              • No

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              3.0

              Quite and loud

              By ortanga

              from Maine now MA home

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Bass
              • Great Sound
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Uncomfortable

              Best Uses

                Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

                These headphones block out ambient noise well. They are much louder than other headphones I own. They seem well built. The surround is not as plush as it should be so my ears are somewhat squashed. The cord is longer than 1 meter and its the curly kind. Look for something more comfortable!

                • Primary Use:
                • Listening to iPod
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Great Value

                By Bangin' Heads Again

                from Knoxville, TN

                About Me Drummer, Handsome Fellow

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Good Bass
                • Good Value
                • Great Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Audio
                  • Music
                  • Practicing
                  • Recording
                  • Rehearsing

                  Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

                  I'm sure there are better drummer headphones out there, but not at this price. Some are HUGE, these are not as they have a rather "flat" profile, for headphones, anyway. They do a good job of reducing ambient sound, seemingly just enough to let you hear what you are doing clearly, but not so much that intricacies are blocked. All in all, a very good bang for the buck.

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                  • No

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                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Outstanding drummer headphones

                  By mrose77

                  from Northglenn, CO

                  About Me Audio Engineer, Drummer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Good Bass
                  • Good Value
                  • Great Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Drum Practice
                    • Home Audio
                    • Music
                    • Recording

                    Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

                    I use these for tracking live drums. These do a fantastic job of keeping outside noise out when playing; even to the point where I have to have the drum kit signal fed into the monitor mix or I will even slide one ear partially off to get a little clarity on the cymbals.

                    Sound is great and you can hear everything very clearly and you don't even have to monitor at an unsafe level to do so.

                    I have used the brand that costs 3x as much as these, and while they sound fine, I do not feel they were noticeably better than these, certainly not worth the significant difference in cost. I also found those to be much less comfortable; my head felt like it was in a vice after wearing those for two hours. The CADs can still be a little heavy, as any isolation headphone generally is after prolonged use, but they are very manageable, they sound terrific, and the price cannot be beat. Highly recommend.

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                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    Everything they said was true!

                    By MerfRose

                    from Indiana

                    About Me Teenager

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Good Bass
                    • Good Value
                    • Great Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Drum Practice
                      • Music

                      Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

                      Researched a bunch of reviews and chose these for my drum practicing. Awesome sound and can still hear my drums while I play.

                      • Primary Use:
                      • Listening to iPod
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Xmas gift

                      By Pshif

                      from Wrens, Ga

                      About Me Grandparent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Good Value
                      • Great Sound

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Audio
                      • Portable Devices
                      • Relaxing

                      Comments about CAD DH100 Drummer isolation headphones:

                      My grandson is thrilled with it!!

                      • Primary Use:
                      • Listening to iPod
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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