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I have been doing some research looking for a good set of cans for gaming and music. I mostly play BF: BC2 and listen to Rock/metal. So what I am looking for is a set with a good sound stage as well as some nice bass. From what I have read, the A700s would provide a good medium for me. I don't mind if they are closed or opened just as long as they still have good bass and a good sound stage. Not really looking to spend more than $130. Hopefully you guys can help me out with some suggestions.
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Less than $130? Buy

instead.

The DJ1 (non-Pro) is the same as the the HFI-580 and the DJ1 Pro is the same as the PRO550. Both are great headphones and based on my experience with the PRO550 and from what I've read on Head-Fi threads, Ultrasones deliver some of the largest soundstages you're going to get from a closed headphone, especially in this price range.
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So you think the DJ1's are better than the Audio Technica A700s for what I am looking for?

Edit: Meaning they still have good bass along with the excellent sound stage.
Edited by UsedPaperclip - 7/27/11 at 2:35pm
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Yes, the S-Logic features angled drivers and that expands the soundstage (CMIIW).
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Yeah if you want any bass at all, look elsewhere. The A700s do not do bass well.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UsedPaperclip View Post
So you think the DJ1's are better than the Audio Technica A700s for what I am looking for?

Edit: Meaning they still have good bass along with the excellent sound stage.
Yes. Ultrasone's DJ1/HFI-580 are better for bass with bigger soundstage.
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Thanks for the help guys, +rep to all.
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My AD700's still going strong from years ago.

Soooooo COMFY!
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My AD700's still going strong from years ago.

Soooooo COMFY!
No thanks, I said I wanted headphones with bass
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