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They have been out for awhile and I think they are over rated. Proof? In the past they have been on sale for under $100. They are good headphones but at $150 there are other head phones that begin to catch my interest. I bought some Vmoda V80s for $160 not too long ago. Reading many pro reviews and from people the VMODA offer better sound and look way better. Just 1 head set that I have researched.
I wouldn't pay more than $125 for VMODA V80s now that I have had them. You live and learn.

now that i look at it more i do kind of like these more and more and i saw them for 136 on ebay would that be a good buy?

also

what would you guys say about these?

http://www.amazon.com/Samson-Semi-Open-Studio-Reference-Headphones/dp/B002LBSEQS/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

heard theyre comparable to the m50s
    
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Not sure about the other headphones but I got the M50s a couple of weeks ago and I love them biggrin.gif

I find them super comfortable as well and can wear them for hours and they don't bother me in the slightest (although it can get a bit sweaty, but there is zero soreness for me), but that depends from person to person.
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I sold mine pretty quickly, bass is all they have but it overwhelms everything else. Faux leather pads are pretty bad compared to others.
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now that i look at it more i do kind of like these more and more and i saw them for 136 on ebay would that be a good buy?
also
what would you guys say about these?
http://www.amazon.com/Samson-Semi-Open-Studio-Reference-Headphones/dp/B002LBSEQS/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top
heard theyre comparable to the m50s

Don't know about those. They have good reviews. Cheap.

I saw the M50s for $125 yesterday at Amazon.
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DT770 needs amping.

No it doesn't, at least not the 80ohm version.
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No it doesn't, at least not the 80ohm version.

even the 80 ohm does, particularly at the relative low sensitivity of 96dB/mW
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even the 80 ohm does, particularly at the relative low sensitivity of 96dB/mW
I have no problems driving mine to loud listening levels from onboard or my iPod touch, and I don't notice any difference in the sound quality between amped or unamped onboard, output from my Asus Xonar DG, or my iPod. There is a slight difference between onboard, iPod and E17 in the sound signature though (mainly between the iPod and E17, onboard sounds almost exactly like the E17).
Max volume on my iPod or onboard sound is equal to about 50-55 out of 60 on my E17 on the 0db gain setting, quite a bit louder than I usually go.
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