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he wants audiophile headphones. Gaming surround sound one's are not. I love logitech but their gaming headsets are not audiophile sets. Their desktop speakers are great for price and are aimed at consumers with a good balance of vocals and highs...and with tremendous bass. sometimes the vocals and highs get drowned out but on higher end models, bass can be reduced and mids and highs can be upped giving you an almost decent audiophile sound. Logitech also owns Ultimate Ears and largely leaves them alone. UE's build standards have seen to gone down a tiny bit a bit after their aquisition, but logitech has made tremendous efforts to restore quality and as of right now UE products are shipping wtih great audiophile sound and quality at low prices

-summary of logitech audio right there
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You do know you can just click the "more" link on the side of the standard editor (not full page. Actually, I don't play around with the full page editor a lot so I don't know if the emoticons are still there) and rick click the picture to either open it in a new tab or save it.

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I'm actually starting lean towards the Fostex T50-RP's, and modding them. I think they might be the best bang for buck, modding sounds fun, and I can mod them to be what I want them to be.

For instance: http://www.head-fi.org/t/452404/just-listened-to-some-fostex-t50rps-today-wow/2640#post_7768186

Now I don't believe I'm going to be getting a pair of LCD-2's for $110 (cheapest price on ebay for the T50RP's with shipping included), but I'm starting to think I might get 35% ($300) of an LCD-2 for it plus $30 of modding materials.
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I'm actually starting lean towards the Fostex T50-RP's, and modding them. I think they might be the best bang for buck, modding sounds fun, and I can mod them to be what I want them to be.
For instance: http://www.head-fi.org/t/452404/just-listened-to-some-fostex-t50rps-today-wow/2640#post_7768186
Now I don't believe I'm going to be getting a pair of LCD-2's for $110 (cheapest price on ebay for the T50RP's with shipping included), but I'm starting to think I might get 35% ($300) of an LCD-2 for it plus $30 of modding materials.

oh yeah forgot about planar magnetic headphones lmaosmiley.gif the T50RP's i guess should work also as good headphones...driving them. i don't know too much about them sadly.
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I doubt the T50RP's, a $90 headphone, would need a juicy amp to drive it. Apparently its good right from an ipod.
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I doubt the T50RP's, a $90 headphone, would need a juicy amp to drive it. Apparently its good right from an ipod.

price my friend...doesn't mean easy driveability. neither does ohms or sensitivity. it means a lot. but not all the time. but if you have read that it is easily driven. then that's good.
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EDIT: For Bowness http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/how-planar-magnetic-headphones-work-page-2 Look at the bottom it says they're easily driven. It's also a good read.
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Panasonic HTF-600's. Cheap, GREAT soundstage, good bass, very good for gaming/bassier music!
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EDIT: For Bowness http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/how-planar-magnetic-headphones-work-page-2 Look at the bottom it says they're easily driven. It's also a good read.

drool.gif im sorry. but a generic post about planar magnetics won't cut it. Internal combustion engines are new. read an article and you will see and hear about how efficent they are and good and stuff. yes. but when we get into specifics...... is a ford F650 easy on the gas as compared to a honda civic? it's those things. i have heard both things about planar's. some are easy to drive. some arent'...wait where have i heard this before. this is the rule of headphones. all headphones are different. i have heard someone say they are hard to drive and someone say they are easy in the same thread. which is right? none. every headphone is different. i didn't check out or know too much about T50rp's

just checked it out. these are basically like the hfi's. don't need an amp. but sound thin without one.
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just checked it out. these are basically like the hfi's. don't need an amp. but sound thin without one.

Awesome. Also yes you are right to caution me about this sort of thing.
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Awesome. Also yes you are right to caution me about this sort of thing.

glad you know. i saw that article too a long time ago. but the generics.....just don't cut it really. but yes, the t50rp's seem fine. and it looks like fiio amps work well wtih it. thumb.gif

but again. plz keep in mind..i sadly do not have the T50RP's so i will stand this one out and just help on sound and audio generics. so plz don't interpret my posts as an thumb.gif yeah go get the T50RP's they good....bc i don't have them.
Edited by bowness437 - 2/5/12 at 1:14pm
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