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post #1171 of 5049
Isn't Astro A50 USB powered, with my Asus Xonar Essence soundcard would i still be best off with A50 considering USB power headset has their own amp not using the audiocard?

Woudn't i benifit more from a non-usb powered Headset?

From wikipedia about Astro
" Astro Gaming was acquired by Skullcandy in 2011"

Skullcandy= Cheap poor-quality headset

But maybe Astro is the only Bright star in Skullcandy backyard
but can raise concern for the future quality Astro products...maybe?
Edited by Gilgamesh9 - 8/23/12 at 6:29am
post #1172 of 5049

That's what I am wondering.

 

I want a headset that will utilize my soundcard.

post #1173 of 5049
But look at this amazing A50 Red design
any idea how i can buy this?
I can't find the red version on Astrogaming website



Update: Is A40 Wireless BXR version

Anyone know how A40 bXR wireless quality is compared to A50?
is a little bit cheaper and the red is nice
Edited by Gilgamesh9 - 8/23/12 at 7:44am
post #1174 of 5049
Guys. I found an old pair of sennheiser hd 580 that belonged to my dad and I forgot about them.

I'm kind of new to soundcard/amp for computer. They sound great just coming out of my computer right now but do I need a new soundcard or what can I do to make the best use of these headphones?

Mostly used for music, not gaming.

Thanks for any help
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Quote:
Originally Posted by johnnyxbl4ze View Post

Guys. I found an old pair of sennheiser hd 580 that belonged to my dad and I forgot about them.

I'm kind of new to soundcard/amp for computer. They sound great just coming out of my computer right now but do I need a new soundcard or what can I do to make the best use of these headphones?

Mostly used for music, not gaming.

Thanks for any help

No budget, no help. You need a sound card to make the most use of those headphones. Read thread for those in your price range.

Xonar DG for under 50. Xonar DX/HT Omega Striker for 50-100. Titanium HD for 100-149. External DAC thereafter.





Also please stop posting about Astro gaming headsets in this thread. They're not recommended and I'd rather you not persuade anyone otherwise in this thread. Create a new one if you care to discuss them.
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post #1176 of 5049
Ok since Astro is not recomended here they must be some of the same overpriced-hyped-gaming usb-stuff that we with Audiophile Soundcard should stay clear off from.

So back to where i started Need a good headphones for gaming shooters,rpg...offline mostly
to remplace Beyerdynamic 770 Pro that dont give that much presure

I been thinking a while about AD700 every gamers almost love them
but the Purple design is a bit strange as i prefer Dark colors on my Pc desk
but i could get used to it.

I need something Futuristic and stylish
For music i might as well go for V-moda is great for Dance and pop
but for gaming...I need an extra pair of headphones..
Where Booms of explosion are like in a Deep studio sound, no distortion, not too closed, not much presure...great quality sound...pricewise not too expensive...

Something cheaper than Astro in price maybe
The recomended list is great but is so much to choose from is not easy

On other side...the good things with gaming headset (just for gaming)
is i can use it both on Pc and Game consoles that is for me a plus....
If i also can use it on TV for movies even better.

But i am also a person that highly apreciate Quality for example on the street
i never Always listen to quality Headphones from Koss,Senneheiser etc..

Now i just have to find some for indoor use....

Btw, My Beyers 770 Pro is not bad at all....only thing i dont like is they too tight on my ears because of my big head , and that they are too closed....
I Don't like so much that all air is voided from my ears while headphones is pressing on my head.....

Sometimes on a good quality movie or so...yea....but not for extended use
If i am using sound for many hours on evning,night when i cant use my speakers i need the headphones to be comphy.

One thing I highly apreciate if the headset are a bit expensive
they should have Detachable Wire
That way i can easy swap the wire if it breaks.
in fact all Home Headphones should have this.
Edited by Gilgamesh9 - 8/23/12 at 5:19pm
post #1177 of 5049
Some easy questions regarding the Denon D2000s that I can't find:

Do they need an amp?

How does the bass compare to A900s?

How does the comfort compare to A900s? (I got a big head)

They are discontinued on the Denon website. Are they going to make something to replace them?

Thanks!
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post #1178 of 5049
Umm, read the post. =D

Already posted this but waited a bit.

I need a good set of speakers, computer speakers, just to set on the desk. I plan on using my Noontec Zoro Headphones the most, but would like to have pretty good speakers for such things as Youtube or something. Anyhow, I was considering doing the Dayton/Lepai/ Speaker Wire to 3.5 mm adapter, never done anything like that. So I would probably mess it up.

Is there any decent speakers around the $50.00 besides the Creatives that was listed? Was hoping on using Newegg to find the speakers.
post #1179 of 5049

Just noticed a bit of popping when I adjust the volume on my computer. I never noticed it before, but I don't think it's new. Definitely from the sound card.

 

Edit: Now it's not. Wierd.


Edited by nvidiaftw12 - 8/23/12 at 5:55pm
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post #1180 of 5049
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigal1542 View Post

Some easy questions regarding the Denon D2000s that I can't find:

Do they need an amp?

How does the bass compare to A900s?

How does the comfort compare to A900s? (I got a big head)

They are discontinued on the Denon website. Are they going to make something to replace them?

Thanks!

Yes

Much stronger.

They're very comfortable, but heavier than the A900s.

Yes, but at a much steeper price point.
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