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Originally Posted by Iceman23;13561053 
Me neither, going from my D2000 to my brothers SR60 is quite the change. Completely different sound, and I often found myself wondering "where's the rest of the music?". Anything complex or with a good bassline seemed to be lacking when played on the SR60s. That said, they did sound quite wonderful with simplistic acoustic guitar. Just not my cup of tea I guess.

you shouldn't be comparing the D2000's to the SR60i its the lowest in the prestige line besides the iGrado
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Exactly the reason why I tell everyone just buy the HD800 and a grace m902/red wine isa and be done with it.

ha.
lol that is not always the case with most people.. Some people own the HD800, T1, LCD2 and HE-6 all at the same time while still looking for upgrades whether source, amplification or headphones. To most it never ends. No one headphone (imho) fits all music.
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you shouldn't be comparing the D2000's to the SR60i its the lowest in the prestige line besides the iGrado
I owned both the HF2 and D2000 and Markl mod'ed D2000 at the same time, and the Denon is just more fun to listen to.
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Based on my earnings right now, I don't think a $1400 headphone like the HD800 makes sense just yet. Maybe one day when I earn five times what I earn now, I'll think about it.

Even though the D2000 and SR60i are in different price ranges, I'd still say the comparison is valid. They're both headphones obviously and for the most part, the Grado sound remains very similar across the line-up, IMO.

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Definitely stick with the HD600's as they are in a different league than the HD555 / HD595. I owned the HD595's for years before I upgraded to the HD600's and the instant I put them on it made me say, "why the hell didn't I just spend the extra $50 and start off with the HD600's in the first place"

You'll enjoy them, even without proper amplication I liked my HD600's more than my HD595's.
Funny you should mention $50 because I did exactly that. When I first purchased the HD595 in China two years ago, I had a choice between the HD595 and HD600. The difference was $50 (340 RMB) at the time. Knowing that the HD600 needed amplification and all I had at the time was a Sansa Fuze for testing (yeah, I know), I felt like the two sounded rather similar, didn't want to shell out for an amplifier down the road and went for the HD595 instead. Such a dumb decision because I ended up buying a tube amp about 3 months after I bought the HD595.
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you shouldn't be comparing the D2000's to the SR60i its the lowest in the prestige line besides the iGrado
I'm well aware of that, however it did give me a good idea of the Grado sound signature. Suffice to say I did not like it.
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Is this from Inception?
Sure looks like it!
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Wow, good luck with Dakmart, heard not-so-good things about them.
And congrats with the purchase, I hope you get them soon
You should check out the HD650 too, they're really awesome even when only amped with E9.
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How do you like them so far Rally? I just got mine from the same dealer on ebay. I haven't even broken them in yet much and love them far better than my HD555s. I stayed away from the 650s because of much higher price and many saying that not everyone loves them. I love the neutral sound of the 600s so far. My amp is only a xonar essence ST right now though.
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How do you like them so far Rally? I just got mine from the same dealer on ebay. I haven't even broken them in yet much and love them far better than my HD555s. I stayed away from the 650s because of much higher price and many saying that not everyone loves them. I love the neutral sound of the 600s so far. My amp is only a xonar essence ST right now though.
I like them a lot for the types of genres that I don't listen to with my Ultrasone. It's a very nice down-tempo headphone that's quite relaxing.
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