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RX-700s ... I have the RX-900s and love them.
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I would like to add that the HA-RX700s aren't fully closed. They've got a little ring of open space that lets plenty of sound leak in and out, not as much as the AD700s but still plenty.
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post #13 of 20
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I would like to add that the HA-RX700s aren't fully closed. They've got a little ring of open space that lets plenty of sound leak in and out, not as much as the AD700s but still plenty.
This. The RX-900s are the same way. They're "semi-open" ...
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what if i want to go up to 200$? I know it would be ad700 and sennheiser hd555, but what about the ath a700, or m50?
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I'd buy another M50 before I buy another AD700.
For value, my kids Samson SR850 ($50) has very good sound. Good build quality too.
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what if i want to go up to 200$? I know it would be ad700 and sennheiser hd555, but what about the ath a700, or m50?
Personally I would go with the m50s for music listening, I couldn't deal with the AD700s lack of bass. I'm not sure how prices stack up there but Denon D1001, entry level Grados, and low end ultrasones could be in your price range. All depends on your music tastes and needs.
post #17 of 20
there's no point 'blind recommending' without knowing the OP's music taste.....
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The Superlux HD668B. Great set of cans for the money. Head over to head-fi and see what those guys are saying about it. I would jump on this if I didn't already have a nice set of headphones.
I don't have the superlux but I have it's cousin samson sr850. they are good for the price. I bought them just to see what the fuzz is about. It's pretty good nice bass/mids/and treble. If I only had $50 for a set of headphones I would get those no problem..
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personally, i like to listen to all type of musics. Also, i found some Denon dn-hp700 and dn-hp1000, for 120-150$ and i was wondering how they compared to the usual recommendations here. Thank you.
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personally, i like to listen to all type of musics. Also, i found some Denon dn-hp700 and dn-hp1000, for 120-150$ and i was wondering how they compared to the usual recommendations here. Thank you.
I am not sure about the rest of the people that make recommendations, but I only recommend based on what I have listened to. It would be hard to find someone who has heard all the headphones available. So for the most part, I think people recommend headphones based partly on what they have listened to and partly on what they have read in the forums. I am pretty sure there are a lot of "impressions thread" on the headphones you are asking about, you should read them and make a decision based on what you read. I think this isn't really as ideal as auditioning them yourself, but I don't know of any stores that carry all the different headphones available.
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