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Headphones for house/trance & sometimes ballads for <100$

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My Carcharias is dying on me so I figured I should just ditch the headset and go with a headphone/clip-on or desktop mic. I've looked into the AD-700 and the Sennheiser 500 series (forgot which one specifically, but I think 555?). I'm just wondering if there are any other headphones out there that will suit my needs. I listen to mainly house/trance, sometimes ballad, and occasionally rock and pop.
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Well the AD-700s will be a little lacking in the bass department due to being an open design. That being said thier sound stage is amazing.

What is the price range you are looking at?

Maybe check out the ATH-A700s? They are close back and should give you more bass, if you need the thump.

The Zalman clip on mic works great for gaming.
Edited by Hawk777th - 11/1/11 at 11:07pm
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I have a budget of around 100$ or so. Don't really wanna spend more than 120$ but I do plan on getting either a sennheiser or audio-technica headphones around either black friday/cyber monday or around Christmas time (hopefully they'll be on sale). I'm just wondering if there are specific models and/or other brands of headphones out there that will suit my needs, I have an idea of what I'm going to get for a mic so I'm good on that.
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I would suggest getting the Ultrasone HFI-580 or DJ1's.

I got my Ultrasone DJ1's for $120 off ebay. Well worth it, it was a huge upgrade over my other cans.

DJ1's are the same can as the HFI-580, just aesthetically different.

The Ultrasone's also feature S-Logic which gives you a large soundstage for a closed can.
     
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