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With headphones at that price point its hard for people to recommend which to buy. Each of the headphones are good, it's a case if which one you personally prefer.

there is also the difference of Open vs Closed to consider along with the fact that the AKG's are fussy with amps, if you have an amp that can't provide what they need then they will sound pretty awful, the ones I heard had a really distorted soundstage when used with an amp that wasn't capable.
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With headphones at that price point its hard for people to recommend which to buy. Each of the headphones are good, it's a case if which one you personally prefer.

there is also the difference of Open vs Closed to consider along with the fact that the AKG's are fussy with amps, if you have an amp that can't provide what they need then they will sound pretty awful, the ones I heard had a really distorted soundstage when used with an amp that wasn't capable.
I haven't tried both so I don't really know. I've only tried the AH-D2000's.

I'm aware of the difference which is one of the main problems. Both of them have their pros and cons but I don't know which one I like better.
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Then I'd advise buying one of them used from somewhere like headfi, trying them and then selling them for a similar price if you don't like them.
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Okay. I will refer to that later when I get them.
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I love my dt770 250ohms, closed because bros fans in his case driving me nuts. I love bass too so close is better for that open are for a larger sound everment. but all up to you . dt 700 80 ohm was nice too my sound card could ez power thos but on 250omh it cant hooked to receiver by optical .
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If you decide on the AH-D2000's get them here.
http://www.jr.com/ahd2000-aroundthee...e/DNN_AHD2000/
Don't order online. Actually call their support number and you can haggle with them. You should easily be able to get it for $200 from them.
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If you decide on the AH-D2000's get them here.
http://www.jr.com/ahd2000-aroundthee...e/DNN_AHD2000/
Don't order online. Actually call their support number and you can haggle with them. You should easily be able to get it for $200 from them.
Thanks. +rep

Here's some graphs. I don't really have any idea what some of it means though.




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I looked at some threads on Head-Fi between the two and the K702's are more balanced and the AH-D2000's just have more bass. I think balanced would let me hear all of the detail so no instrument will be louder than others so the others can't be heard. It also depends on the recording though. I'm having a really hard time deciding.
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