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I've been looking between the two headphones, and decided to go with the AD700. Everything I've read stated it had great sound stage for gaming.
    
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I love my HD555's when hooked up to this old Sony receiver I have. Once plugged directly into my computer they sound very dull, neutral I guess you would say. Overall there good, defiantly benefit from being amplified though.
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There is an easy-to-do mod that you can apply to the HD555 to essentially turn them into HD595. All it requires is removing some foam from the inside of the earcups. After the mod, the HD555s are better value imo
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Originally Posted by chalkbluffgrown View Post
and another "IF it don't have no bass, then it dont have no place" believer.......
Bass and low mid is also what we can perceive in our audible frequencies; why ignore it?

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There is an easy-to-do mod that you can apply to the HD555 to essentially turn them into HD595. All it requires is removing some foam from the inside of the earcups. After the mod, the HD555s are better value imo
Unless you also turn the drivers 90 degrees, then no.
post #15 of 17
In your case I'd suggest a pair of closed can's try the A900s. With closed can's you sacrifice in soundstage you make up for in bass, and more towards in isolation and some detail for footsteps. AFAIK

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I hate my HD555s. I've tried them with numerous sources, and for the price, they perform less then my 70 dollar inears. Good sound stage though, which is all they offer.
Well you see, that's your opinion.

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There is an easy-to-do mod that you can apply to the HD555 to essentially turn them into HD595. All it requires is removing some foam from the inside of the earcups. After the mod, the HD555s are better value imo


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