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HD 558 vs AD900 vs SRH840 vs SRH940

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no other suggestions please.
Edited by somebodysb2 - 5/23/11 at 1:02am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by somebodysb2;13581319 
no other suggestions please.

And why not?
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster;13581954 
And why not?

They are the only headphones that are:
fits my aesthetic needs (none of that purple/champagne ad700 or beige/wood 598)
in price range
easy to get because of big brand
open
good soundstage
doesn't need an amp to perform well
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Are you wearing these headphones outside? You really shouldn't be since these are open...
Your price range is about $250. You can get a lot of headphones with that budget but you're limiting yourself severely if you don't intend on getting an amplifier.
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post #6 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RallyMaster;13599930 
Are you wearing these headphones outside? You really shouldn't be since these are open...
Your price range is about $250. You can get a lot of headphones with that budget but you're limiting yourself severely if you don't intend on getting an amplifier.

Well I'm also considering the SRH 840 & SRH 940 now. I heard they have decent soundstage?
And I'm not going to lug around a portable amp.
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SRH 840s are closed...

They actually exert a lot of pressure, and combined with the weight can be pretty fatiguing.

Also, extremely flat response, so if you're sensitive to sibilant tones stay well away.
    
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