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I highly recommend the HD600, I've heard the HD555, 595, 650 and 800 and believe the HD600 offer the best value - I don't say that because I own them; I own them because of that

They cope very well with all genres in my opinion, I listen to little bits of everything and I've never been disappointed with how they perform.

Good amplification is a must however. When not properly amped I'd say they don't sound too much better than the HD595, when amped the bass really comes to life (not heavy, just 'right').

I think they're worth a gamble, if it turns out you don't like them then you should be able to sell them quite easily on HeadFi.

Just a quick addition about the quality as I saw your concerns about the headband; as you said that only applies the HD5XX series. I've had these HD600 for about 2 years and they were estimated to be 5-7 years old when I bought them, they're still in fantastic condition and the only thing that I've done is buy new earpads. Treat them well and they will last
Edited by TUDJ - 5/18/11 at 6:22am
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post #22 of 50
That's a great price for HD600s, snag them now! I don't think you'll be disappointed
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Called Dakmart and wasn't able to get anyone on the phone. I'm going to see if they answer my email or my voicemail. Hmm....
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HD600s are very balanced and probably the closest thing to neutral I've heard from Sennheiser (haven't listened to HD800s). They're great for Jazz and other genres, but if I could choose HD650s over HD600s, I would..(depending on DAC/AMP). Still, they don't sell the HD650s at a drastically reduced price like they do the HD600s on Dakmart, which is why the HD600s are great cans.

When I get enough money, I'm going to purchase a pair, but before that on my list is a DAC/AMP and I'm looking at buying Grado SR225s atm.
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HD600s are very balanced and probably the closest thing to neutral I've heard from Sennheiser (haven't listened to HD800s). They're great for Jazz and other genres, but if I could choose HD650s over HD600s, I would..(depending on DAC/AMP). Still, they don't sell the HD650s at a drastically reduced price like they do the HD600s on Dakmart, which is why the HD600s are great cans.

When I get enough money, I'm going to purchase a pair, but before that on my list is a DAC/AMP and I'm looking at buying Grado SR225s atm.
I was thinking about getting those 225s, but I never got the chance to sample a pair of grados and didnt wanna jump in blind. i went with HD650s instead. Heard 600s vs 650s once and it was a no brainer for me. I already have the akg 701's and I felt the 650s were a solid complement for them when I wanna switch things up. I dont find them too dark at all.

Another great authorized dealer for sennheiser is razordogdeals. They have decent prices on their ebay store. http://stores.ebay.com/RazorDog-Deals?_rdc=1

Not gonna beat that B stock price though on the 600s.
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I was thinking about getting those 225s, but I never got the chance to sample a pair of grados and didnt wanna jump in blind. i went with HD650s instead. Heard 600s vs 650s once and it was a no brainer for me. I already have the akg 701's and I felt the 650s were a solid complement for them when I wanna switch things up. I dont find them too dark at all.

Another great authorized dealer for sennheiser is razordogdeals. They have decent prices on their ebay store. http://stores.ebay.com/RazorDog-Deals?_rdc=1

Not gonna beat that B stock price though on the 600s.
You know, that actually is a better idea even though it costs more. I never heard back from Dakmart even though I left them a voicemail and an email.

I was discussing with my co-workers today and I decided to buy new. Guess this is my chance then...Razordogdeals it is.
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You know, that actually is a better idea even though it costs more. I never heard back from Dakmart even though I left them a voicemail and an email.

I was discussing with my co-workers today and I decided to buy new. Guess this is my chance then...Razordogdeals it is.
Eh...you should buy from Head-fi if you're going to pay closer to the retail price of HD600s.

Saw a pair for some lucky Brit for 160.
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Eh...you should buy from Head-fi if you're going to pay closer to the retail price of HD600s.

Saw a pair for some lucky Brit for 160.
I've looked high and low on Head-Fi. It seems like the HD600 is one of those headphones that people tend to keep.

Just placed a bid on the HD600 on eBay from Razordog!
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very nice! congrats on the purchase.
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And the HD600 is now paid for. Hope I get it soon!
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