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post #21 of 29
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Originally Posted by Live_free View Post
Is that portable amp I linked i'm conjunction with my phone good to drive those 770s.
That amp only supports 300 ohms, so for the DT770s Pro 80ohms that should be okay.
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post #22 of 29
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Thank you so much for the help. One last question can you link me to those 770s I can't seem to find them for sale.
post #23 of 29
you can go to your local guitar center: http://www.guitarcenter.com/Beyerdyn...19-i1126937.gc

if you decide to go there, make sure to print off their $25 off $199 or more coupon. i'm actually headed their after work today to look at these.
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I found the DT770s on here. But there is no mention of ohms. Anyone know?

post #25 of 29
they're the 250 ohm version, as shown in the item model number. if you search amazon with "DT770 80" a pair will show up, but they are used. can be found on buy.com as well: http://www.buy.com/prod/dt770-pro-he...203325344.html
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Psyko Carbon
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By the looks of things, several members have contributed their ideas and opinions and much of it is valid. I'm not entirely sure the DT770 Pro-80 is the best way to go although it is probably a more comfortable headphone than the Ultrasone PRO 550. From what I've read on Head-Fi, plenty of people say it has bloated bass that drowns out the mid-range. Like I stated in PM, I can't give you a direct comparison since I haven't heard both.

The Musiland DAC, the Essence ST/STX are all good choices. Upgraded sound equipment definitely changes the way you listen to music and may start you on a spending spree. I am very happy with both of my sound cards. I have the Titanium HD for Battlefield Bad Company 2 but it holds its ground against my other sound card, the Essence STX, in music and movies. Both are really good cards if you can find them in the $130-150 range.

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LOL WUT.
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post #28 of 29
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Thanks! I pm'd you one last thing.
post #29 of 29
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Still stuck between the M50s (They look amazing) Hfi 580s, and Ultrasone Pro 550s. I was told the 550s have a shorter cable and that is the only thing really stopping me from getting them, can anyone with these monitors let me know how long the straight cable is?
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