Direct Sound EX-25 Plus Extreme Isolation Headphones (Prior Version)

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The Direct Sound EX-25 Plus Extreme Isolation Headphones build upon the quality Direct Sound is known for, by improving comfort, isolation, features, and most importantly - sound quality.

The Direct Sound EX-25 Plus Extreme Isolation Headphones features best-in-class comfort and fidelity that sets it apart from other noise isolating headphones. A detachable premium cable results in greater mobility. Aircraft grade aluminum cable grommets provide superior stability and super-quiet operation. An 8' cable extension with 3.5 mm stereo plug and 6.3 mm screw-on type adapter expands the boundaries of connectivity. New High Precision Audio (HPA) drivers lead to improved fidelity and audio quality. A re-designed universal headband results in even greater comfort. Available in Midnight Black.

Direct Sound EX-25 Plus Extreme Isolation Headphones Specifications

  • Type: Dynamic closed type headphones with closed back speakers
  • Passive Attenuation: 33.4 dB
  • Frequency Response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • Fidelity Response: High Precison Audio
  • Drivers: 40 mm, closed back
  • Impedance: 32 ohm
  • Sensitivity: 117 dB at 1 KHz 1 mW
  • Cord: Premium detachable
  • Rated Input Power: 1000 mW
  • Weight: 9.5 oz
  • Warranty: One year
  • Red is Right E-Z channel identifier
  • Universal padded, fully adjustable headband
  • User-friendly repairability
  • Foldable for storage
  • Environmentally responsible natural passive isolation – no batteries required
  • Made in the USA

Direct Sound EX-25 Plus Extreme Isolation Headphones Includes

  • EX-25 Plus Headphone
  • Premium 96" cable extension with 3.5 mm plug
  • 6.3 mm screw-on adapter

What We Think

I have been a long time user of the Direct Sound headphones. I will not record drums or vocals without them. However, the two things that always kind of bothered me with them, were the comfort of wearing them for long periods of time, and the sound quality. After a few hours of wearing them, you kind of needed a break. They would not remain comfortable for long periods of time. With the improved "Plus Series" of headphones, that has greatly changed. The increased comfort level is beyond noticeable. They are simply much more enjoyable to wear. And then there is the sound quality. Now don't get me wrong, they have always sounded good. But, being a sealed isolation headphone, there is bound to be a build up of low mids and even low end. This was clearly a characteristic of the original designs. That though, is no more the case. The Plus Series sounds as clear, balanced, and clean as any other quality headphone in their price range - yet you still get the isolation you need. This is a stark contrast in performance, and a very very enjoyable one. It is such an improvement, that buying a new set was not only not out of the question, it was a must. The EX-25 Plus and EX-29 Plus are a big step forward for Direct Sound, and one that makes me a fan of theirs all over again. Simply great headphones, and a must for drums (and in my opinion, vocals as well).

- Ryan, Pro Audio Sales

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