Here we roundup four of our best-selling headphones all under $100. Each of these headphones offer the superior audio quality needed for either home or studio recording as well as representing an excellent value.

Sennheiser HD280 Headphones at

Senneheiser HD280 Pro Headphones

First up is the Senneheiser HD280 Pro. Sennheiser has long been recognized as a leader in headphone technology, since releasing the world’s first open headphones in 1968. The HD280 Pro offer a closed, around the ear design that offers superior sound isolation and the accurate, linear sound reproduction that is crucial for recording and mixing applications. The swiveling ear cups and single side cable design will appeal to DJs, while the rugged construction and superior comfort will benefit all users.

Shure SRH440 Headphones at

Shure SRH440 Headphones

While Shure may be famous for their microphones, they too have been making quality headphones for decades. The Shure SRH440 professional studio headphones also feature a circumaural design, that fits over the ears. Optimized for both home and studio recording, the SRH440s offer an enhanced frequency response that delivers accurate audio across an extended range making them perfect from everything from classical music to heavy metal. Features include a detachable coiled cable, carry bag and threaded quarter inch adapter.

AKG K240 Studio Headphones at

AKG K240 Studio Headphones

AKG has been manufacturing world-class headphones since 1959 and the current AKG K240 Studio is favored by top recording engineers the world-over. Unlike the previous headphones, the K240 Studio features an on on-the-ear, semi-open design, which provides a solid bass range along with extremely clear highs. The K240 Studio cable connects with a professional mini XLR connector and the included cable has a convertible jack so you can easily connect to portable equipment. Other features include a self-adjusting headband and single-sided cable.

Samson SR950 Pro Headphones at

Samson SR950 Studio References Headphones

Last, but not least, are the Samson SR950 Professional Studio Reference Headphones. At $69.99, the SR950’s are the least expensive of this group, but offer the sound quality of headphones costing much more. In a recent review, Recording Magazine said that  “you’d have to hunt pretty hard to find a pair of ISO headphones that are this much fun to listen to.” With a closed-ear design, the SR950s deliver maximum sound isolation and provide the most accurate stereo imaging possible.  The 50mm drivers offer solid bass response and ultra clear highs so you can mix with confidence. The self-adjusting headband provides a secure, comfortable fit – great for long recording sessions. A quarter inch gold-plated adapter is included.

We feel that you can’t go wrong with any of these headphones and invite you to compare them for yourself at our website at If you have any questions about these headphones or any of the various headphones available, speak to one of our Sam Ash Experts at 800-472-6274 between 9AM and 12 Midnight EST where they can assist you to get the right headphones for your needs – always at the guaranteed lowest price.