HiFiMan HE-500 Audiophile Headphones
HiFiMan HE-500 Audiophile Headphones
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Frequency Response: 15 to 50 KHz Impedance: 38 Ohm Efficiency: 89 DB Weight: 502 g Accessories: Leather storage box Silver headphone cable (3 meters or 10 Feet) Leather earpad 1 pair (on the headphones), velour earpad 1 pair for backup Headphone cable connector*2 ... Read More

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Hodji
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Mar 8, 2019
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Bump
Mar 8, 2019
khuongtran
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Feb 5, 2019
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Common Hifiman, Come on Massdrop this one great product is requested by more than 2600 people. what you guys waiting for?
Feb 5, 2019
khuongtran
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Feb 5, 2019
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Guys. Bump this great can up guys. I love hifiman and I am hopeless to find this can even used and old. So why not help each other to own this great can probably the greatest.
Feb 5, 2019
wltice
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Feb 1, 2019
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We now have the HE-XX coming out.... the 500 is a great can.
Feb 1, 2019
wltice
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Jul 25, 2018
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HE-500, better than 560 (either version), the Sundara (closer), and beats the tar out of the LCD-2 (any version). HFM is closing out the 560 v2 ($299), and has the 400 variants at ($170-230), Sundara (already price cut to $400-450), but nothing between that and the new Ananda at $999. A MD release of a HE-5XX with upgrades and better QC in the $650 range would be a smash hit.
Jul 25, 2018
Sibelius
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Jul 5, 2018
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I am losing hope in waiting for this drop...... So I bought the Hifiman HE-560 from Hifiman instead . Spectacular !Even at the original price , these headphones have very high value/price ratio. They are comparable (in terms of sound quality alone) to the TOTL from other brands. I tried the HE-560 against my Sennheiser HD800s (which is a huge improvement over the HD800, and a bargin compared to other TOTL headphones like Utopia, HE1000 V2, and technically /sonically better than T1). Surprised to find that while HE-560 loses slightly in terms of details and soundstage, it has even better tonality than the HD800s ! It gets the best part of HD800s and LCD-2: detailed, clear, simmering but at the same time lush and liquid sounding ! Really want Massdrop will do the HE500 drop again so I can try HE560' s brother too.
Jul 5, 2018
dnalekaw
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Sep 21, 2018
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You do realise that they've been discontinued since 2014, right?
Sep 21, 2018
fooffoof
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May 2, 2018
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seriously Massdrop, come on. 2000+ users have requested this drop to come back, I don't think I've seen this many requests on anything, ever. Stop re-dropping the 6XX (I love mine but I'm pretty sure everyone in the universe has one at this point) and re-drop this instead. I'd be all over it like flies to honey.
May 2, 2018
fooffoof
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Sep 21, 2018
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I did not, but Massdrop hasn't usually had any trouble selling old products. I've heard the newer ones are worse anyways.
Sep 21, 2018
dnalekaw
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Sep 21, 2018
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I get your thinking. I do prefer the old hifimans as well.
Sep 21, 2018
Wbwart
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Apr 7, 2018
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Remade please he5xx
Apr 7, 2018
wltice
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Feb 19, 2018
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It's SOTA for the real world. Better than any headphone under $2K I know of. Allow choices of cable length, pad type, do away with the fluff. Note: Make the bass more contiguous with the mids. I'll spend $349 for a pair all day long ($170 for MD-4xx). I'm losing faith in this drop, so I'm looking at buying another used HE-500 so I'll be able to have one working for many years on. It's a goldmine folks. Look how well he 4xx did. At $349, should sell at least 1/2 as well.
Feb 19, 2018
wltice
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Jul 25, 2018
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$349 is too tight with the Sundara at $400-450, and the 560 v2 at $299. Go upscale to $599-649 range. Yes pad choices, cable choices (bal and RCA, length)
Jul 25, 2018
wltice
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Aug 27, 2018
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OK, HFM has re-released the bigger brother of the HE-500 - the HE-6 as the 6SE for $1800 list. They have the Sundara at $500, the Ananda at $999, and the 6SE at $1800. Huge hole in the HFM line centered at $750 list. Time to bring these back.
Aug 27, 2018
Sugar_Free
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Jul 15, 2016
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I wish massdrop would make an exclusive version of these headphones at a lower price (remove the unnecessary over-the-top packaging to keep the cost down!)
Massdrop will have a real winner here if they remade the he500's!
Jul 15, 2016
qu11355
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Mar 27, 2016
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To massdrop, are we done with this drop forever, I would love for this drop to happen again
Mar 27, 2016
qu11355
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Apr 27, 2016
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They sound great, better than sennhiser HD600, and Philips x2. He500 is a neutral sounding headphone, with fast hitting/better/tight bass. The mid and vocals are better than HD600 and X2. HE500 is clear and sounds more intimate, has better instrument separation. Less comfortable.
Apr 27, 2016
qu11355
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Apr 27, 2016
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Oh yes I would recommend them, I'm using the grace design m9xx amplifier, im sure you can find a cheaper one that can drive the HE500. If you can't find a HE500, or you can't afford it, I also recommend the HE400i, they are great as well and easier to drive, they have the sound signature of hd600, with better bass. Many people like the HE400i better than HD600. I personally have not experienced the HE400i, I hope this helps and good luck.
Apr 27, 2016
Kyyul
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Sep 7, 2015
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We need this drop again!
Sep 7, 2015
AG05
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Jul 26, 2015
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Come back !! `^´
Jul 26, 2015
Matthew-Mad
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Mar 7, 2015
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What's up with the Bazaar sticker, i checked and it not up..
Mar 7, 2015
mesiach_21
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Nov 6, 2014
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Yes please come back hifiman...
Nov 6, 2014
Amlalsulami
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Oct 29, 2014
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we need HE-500
Oct 29, 2014
Dragonzeanse
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Jul 22, 2014
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I hope these come back on Massdrop again one day.
Jul 22, 2014
Parpar
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Jul 17, 2014
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do you ship it to Denmark?
Jul 17, 2014
EnglishTimelord
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Jul 17, 2014
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Will you ship these to the UK?
Jul 17, 2014
metromaxi
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Apr 8, 2014
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я готов заказать
Apr 8, 2014
AroundWayOtherThe
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Mar 6, 2014
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I can't seem to pay for these... Is there something funky with the website, or is my bank just being inconvenient at a horrible time? If the 'sold'-bar works how I think it does, it seems none of them have been sold yet, which is highly surprising.
EDIT: Worked now. Don't know what happened there...
Mar 6, 2014
cheesecakeporn
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Mar 5, 2014
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need to have another drop for this - 450 users have requested it
Mar 5, 2014
wltice
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Feb 19, 2018
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HE-500 >> 560. 560 is devoid of warmth, bloom, and the rear edge of the stage. Bass is tighter. Build quality isn't.
Feb 19, 2018
LQDForce
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Feb 19, 2018
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I do agree with you about HE-500 being better.
Had the HE-500 and liked the overall sound quality (except for the bass being uncontrolled and with a noticeable rolloff).
but the HE-500 are just too heavy and weren't approachable at all for me.
Feb 19, 2018
cornellouis
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Jan 16, 2014
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Please redrop
Jan 16, 2014
AroundWayOtherThe
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Dec 21, 2013
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Are there any plans to bring this drop back?
Dec 21, 2013
geckoslayer
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Dec 16, 2013
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Arrived here in Mackay, North QLD Australia yesterday. Absolutely in love with them.
Dec 16, 2013
Delete
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Dec 9, 2013
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Woooo!!
Dec 9, 2013
mohb
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Dec 7, 2013
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Received. I think you may want to hold onto the original shipping box as well as the card on the inside. They all have the individual driver's serial number on each of them.
Dec 7, 2013
xaviz
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Dec 3, 2013
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now the real waiting game begins. this is one of those rare times I wish I lived in NA.
Dec 3, 2013
sanibuy
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Dec 5, 2013
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Mine will arrive tmr. Please don't hit me :P
Dec 5, 2013
Mark
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Admin User
Dec 2, 2013
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These shipped out today, your tracking numbers will be uploaded to our database later this evening!
Dec 2, 2013
french1canadian2
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Dec 2, 2013
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I received tracking information from UPS about a package that is scheduled to be delivered this coming Friday. Either I'm going nuts and ordering packages I can't keep track of, or it is shipping information for these headphones. Anyone else get tracking info, or can mods confirm this? I'm too excited.
Edit: Just saw the other comments regarding shipping label notifications. Looks like some of the numbers from the transaction do indeed match up. Come on Friday!
Dec 2, 2013
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