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mmm..


Or maybe these

Edited by NorCa - 8/16/11 at 1:31pm
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
The Audio-Technica AD700's are one of the most comfortable headphones out there, if not the most comfortable. The thing is, they're a few steps back from your HD595's in terms of sound quality.

If you're actually interested in buying new headphones, let us know what kind of music do you listen to, the source that you're using for your headphones, and if you prefer open or closed cans. Oh, and a budget would be great too.
The AD-2000 would be a good step up (around the same as HD600) and are extremely comfortable, I'd guess about the same as the AD700 as they look very similar and use the same "wing" system for the headband. The AD-2000 are probably the comfiest I've worn along with the HD800.

The PS-1000 are Supra-Aural as far as I can remember, they sit on/over the ear and not around it, same with all Grado's which are among the least comfortable I've ever worn
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Thread Starter 
Type of music:
Last week was a bunch of hip hop / rap.
Yesterday was a mix of Otis Redding and Radiohead.
Today was Tool, Citizen Cope, and classic rock.


Audio source:
Pandora One
Google Music
or Flac files

pc --> asus xonar essence stx

Open or closed cans.

Budget... say less than $500.

Thanks for the input!!!
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The AD-2000 would be a good step up (around the same as HD600) and are extremely comfortable, I'd guess about the same as the AD700 as they look very similar and use the same "wing" system for the headband. The AD-2000 are probably the comfiest I've worn along with the HD800.
This. I'm planning on getting some as well. I'm just not really happy about paying $360 but it's worth it. I tried some in Japan at Yodaboshi Camera (I couldn't find any at Yodaboshi Akiba for some reason) and they sounded great. They were also really comfortable too. They seem impressive from the HeadRoom review. They do seem rather open but not as open as open headphones but still great, especially if you're going to be sitting next to your rig with some high speed GTs at maximum speed. The loose fit though won't offer much isolation but it's a trade off, isolation or comfortableness. The choice is yours.
Edited by HybridCore - 8/17/11 at 8:12pm
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