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So say if i wanted something with the clarity of my HD 555's but the bass of those beats headphones (they are overpriced and not very clear but they do have a lot of bass) what would you suggest?

My HD555s dont have as much bass as i would like.
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the brand that comes to mind is beyerdynamics they have a nice line up of headphones with good bass, your budget?
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the brand that comes to mind is beyerdynamics they have a nice line up of headphones with good bass, your budget?
$200 tops
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You can probably find a used pair of HD600s for around $210 from Head-Fi. They don't have Beats-like bass, but they have controlled bass that goes pretty deep. An alternative would be the Beyerdynamics 770. They're probably what you're looking for: lots of bass and clarity. You can't go wrong with either pair though.
post #5 of 23
what's your current sound setup OP? music tastes? need it for gaming? how do you intend to use it?
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You can probably find a used pair of HD600s for around $210 from Head-Fi. They don't have Beats-like bass, but they have controlled bass that goes pretty deep. An alternative would be the Beyerdynamics 770. They're probably what you're looking for: lots of bass and clarity. You can't go wrong with either pair though.
Eh...the HD600 is a good headphone with great resolution capabilities but I wouldn't say it has that much more bass than the HD555/595 that I've used.
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post #7 of 23
The closest thing to "Beats" bass I've heard would be the M50s, but I wouldn't say they sound much like the 555s at all. +1 to the DT770s
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what's your current sound setup OP? music tastes? need it for gaming? how do you intend to use it?
primarily i use it for late night gaming and music listening on my computer but i also on occasion will hook it up to my HT reciever and listen to music through that instead. I have a pretty wide range of music tastes but metal is my first followed by rap
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primarily i use it for late night gaming and music listening on my computer but i also on occasion will hook it up to my HT reciever and listen to music through that instead. I have a pretty wide range of music tastes but metal is my first followed by rap
DT770s are one of the few phones at your budget that excel at both gaming and bass reproduction.
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DT770s are one of the few phones at your budget that excel at both gaming and bass reproduction.
gaming is just something i happen to do with them just cause i dont want to make a lot of noise at night, good low end bass as what i want here for sure

the M50s and the DT770s seem to be the most mentioned

edit: are there different variants of the DT770s because the price is all over the place?

and between the two which is my best bet?


Also for a second set of headphones what would u suggest for a good pair of noise canceling earbud headphones (i like to listen to music on my ipod when mowing the lawn or snowblowing in winter)
Edited by Blindsay - 7/28/11 at 8:45pm
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