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post #11 of 50
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Originally Posted by ~sizzzle~;14420801 
Nice review and well done.

Just a little constructive critcism, take it with a grain of salt. You made quite a few comparisons to the M50 but it wasn't completely consistent throughout. JMO that a heads up comparison review all the way threw with a little more clear structure to to it would be beneficial. Sort of like:

1. Song X
A. Impressions of M50

B. Impressions of AD700

C. Thoughts on the comparison between the two.

That's my half a penny anyway so take it for what it's worth lol.
I am also interested in the comparison. I have the M50s and they are awesome but I'm curious what someone's perspective is between the two. Those AD700s look darn comfortable and I'd love to be able to try em on headphone.gif
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Originally Posted by Doomtomb;14440295 
I am also interested in the comparison. I have the M50s and they are awesome but I'm curious what someone's perspective is between the two. Those AD700s look darn comfortable and I'd love to be able to try em on headphone.gif

Keep a look out in the coming week, ill put up a review of the M50s with more comparisons between the two. Any more genres you would like to see tested? Any other things you'd like to see addressed?
post #13 of 50
I learned a lot about these headphones from this review. Very well done.
post #14 of 50
Good to see you're enjoying your AD700. smile.gif I get mine next week !
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I am also interested in the comparison. I have the M50s and they are awesome but I'm curious what someone's perspective is between the two. Those AD700s look darn comfortable and I'd love to be able to try em on headphone.gif

From what I've heard M50>AD700 sound wise, but AD700 has bigger soundstage so its better for gaming. AD700's bass is a joke though while M50 bass is very good but not overwhelming. Just depends on if your more a gamer or a music guy.
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Thats a good point, they are not suitable for metal/hard rock. When i got them i was disappointed with their performance on the genre. But they do well with classical rock/soft rock.
Nice write up.
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I have these as well, and another nice thing about them is that they don't need an amp to sound good. They can be powered off of the mobo and sound great if need be.
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post #18 of 50
Finally got mine. It doesn't matter that I have to use the smaller connector does it? My sound card doesn't look like it supports the larger one that you screw on the end.

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Originally Posted by exzacklyright;14509944 
Finally got mine. It doesn't matter that I have to use the smaller connector does it? My sound card doesn't look like it supports the larger one that you screw on the end.

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Yeah, you can use the smaller connector and it will sound fine. The larger one is for connectivity in high end audio rigs, or even high end sound cards like the xonar stx.

As to the above saying that the m50 is better soundwise, id have to disagree. The type of sound is different, not better. Indeed, the bass is a joke, but it isn't muddy at all. The ad700s were made for clarity in mid and high registers, while presenting an overall fairly sweet and relaxed sound, while the m50s are good all around, with great tight bass and general intensity.

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post #20 of 50
the larger plug is just for larger holes (too obvious, right?). he's not trying to say that bigger plugs = better quality, before you noobs start trying to spread that around.
Edited by cuad - 8/8/11 at 1:05pm
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