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post #31 of 156
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Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
No, because I don't like their sound signature. I prefer fairly balanced (the new M50's have taken the bass way back).
"new" M50? please elaborate...
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post #32 of 156
If you though your campus was bad. Wait till you see UCLA.

California...home of a lot of people who buy into hype and craze.

I see so many people wearing them it's pretty damn bad
    
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post #33 of 156
i have to say i have yet to regret buying my studios, but i surely can say i would never go back and buy them again, with an additional warranty i paid a steep amount for mine. They sound great, if you listen to music with a lot of bass then its not a bad buy at all, but i will say for $300 i would look at sennheiser, audio technica, etc. The only thing i dont like about them is, after a few hours they can hurt your ears, and the sound bleeding is terrible, you can clearly hear what im listening to within 5 feet with the sound > 80%, oh and needing to use AAA batteries for the built in amplifier / noise cancellation.
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post #34 of 156
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Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
No, because I don't like their sound signature. I prefer fairly balanced (the new M50's have taken the bass way back).
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Originally Posted by DarthBaiter View Post
"new" M50? please elaborate...
They did what to the m50s?

Also, beats by dre sound pretty good with dubstep... but then again those are the only bassy cans I have tried aside from the hd202's.
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post #35 of 156
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If you though your campus was bad. Wait till you see UCLA.

California...home of a lot of people who buy into hype and craze.

I see so many people wearing them it's pretty damn bad
Don't make fun of me. I wanna be cool like everyone else. Headphones make me cool!
post #36 of 156
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They did what to the m50s?

Also, beats by dre sound pretty good with dubstep... but then again those are the only bassy cans I have tried aside from the hd202's.
The new M50's (mostly white box), have much more balanced sound. The older ones (mostly blue box) have a much more punchy/boomy bass. I quite like the new M50's.
post #37 of 156
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The new M50's (mostly white box), have much more balanced sound. The older ones (mostly blue box) have a much more punchy/boomy bass. I quite like the new M50's.
people at guitar center was like just buy the blue box one, i was like i like the white box. he kept on trying to sell me the one in the blue box and im glad i went with the white box.
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post #38 of 156
Even for people who like bass, the Beats are just too muddy. Quantity =/= quality.

Sony MDR-XB700 - lots of bass, remind you of beats, except magnitude of degree cheaper
The older ATH-M50 - not as much bass as beats in terms of quantity, but still enough for most people. AND much better quality bass, AND bass does not ruin the other spectrum
Ultrasone HFI-580 - like hard hitting bass? this is it. Just go to guitar center and try it


Not only the sound quality sucks, for $300 headphones, they are sure flimsy. Yeah they got a great warranty. But I rather have a headphone that doesn't break down in 5 years, instead of sending for a replacement every 12-18 months.
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Even for people who like bass, the Beats are just too muddy. Quantity =/= quality.

*snip*

Not only the sound quality sucks, for $300 headphones, they are sure flimsy. Yeah they got a great warranty. But I rather have a headphone that doesn't break down in 5 years, instead of sending for a replacement every 12-18 months.
One pair of beat studios i had broke down/ stopped working in 3 months
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What ones sound better for the price?
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