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I would recommend the AKG K701. They are regarded as one of the highest quality headphones available for under $1000.

post #12 of 51
Denon AH-d2000, wont kill your bank account, warm bass, that doesn't destroy the rest of the sound, perfect detail, challenge cans alot more expensive then it, good soundstage for closed cans.

I imported a pair from Hongkong, dont take long to burn in, supreme comfort, do leak sound a bit. can benefit from amp, my PC's onboard and my HTC HD2 can power it but it feels lacking, i would rate you would lose 7% detail, noticeable but not horrible.

However feeding it through a decent amp, even AV amps makes a difference.
And dont let the 50ohm thing fool you, they do require some juice.
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Thread Starter 
anyone have a pair of senn hd800 they want to sell? cant find a price for the Alessandro
btw i have a hifiman EF2 amp/dac i will be driving them

another question have any of you try a audio usb cable on there dac?
Edited by valtopps - 6/23/11 at 11:27pm
post #14 of 51
I have a pair of like-new Dt990 600 Ohms if you are interested. I've had them less than a year and barley touch them. I'd like to sell them and have some extra money.
post #15 of 51
beyerdynamic DT770 pro-80 are my all time favorite. not going to play straight out of an ipod in all their glory, but will sound good. x-fi titanium drives them more than enough. i have to turn the volume like all the way down.
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post #16 of 51
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Originally Posted by xaborus View Post
I have a pair of like-new Dt990 600 Ohms if you are interested. I've had them less than a year and barley touch them. I'd like to sell them and have some extra money.
in theory 600 ohm phones would be hard to drive. if you dont want an amp, i would say at least have a headphone sound card like the HT Omega Claro Halo.
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post #17 of 51
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Originally Posted by valtopps View Post
anyone have a pair of senn hd800 they want to sell? cant find a price for the Alessandro
btw i have a hifiman EF2 amp/dac i will be driving them

another question have any of you try a audio usb cable on there dac?
Alessandros do not have good sound stage if that is what you are looking for. they are modded grados, which are known for their in-your-face sound.

go to as many audio shops as you can find.

look at the grado website and look at vendors, etc.
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i was told the Dt990 600 Ohms aren't that good is that true?
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It's always sometimes true. Audio experiences are subjective.
    
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