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post #31 of 123
Fail. Better to stick with the Ultrasone HFI 780, Pro 900 or Sony MDR-XB 500, 700 or 1000 for bass. Especially when the Sonys have 70mm driver and are fairly cheap. Ultrasones for impact, Sony for real low sub bass.

Sony MDR-XB 1000
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Meh, my CAL!'s (Denon D1001) do dubstep just fine without being labeled "dubstep headphones". I prefer hardstyle anyway tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by andrews2547 View Post

I want to try some. If they are any good I might buy a pair but chances are they are going to be the next "Beats By Dr Dre"
Aren't Pioneer's high end cans supposed to be incredible?
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Aren't Pioneer's high end cans said to be really good?

Usually yeah but they could be going for fashion accessories now. There is far more money in fashion than quality as seen with the Beats By Dr Dre headphones.
    
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Beyerdynamic DT990 600ohm. Think that is what I would stick with.
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A friend of mine's reaction:
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why didnt i think of this? combining the most gullible market of dubstep with the frivolous spenders of mac. its. just. too. easy.
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Does Pioneer still even make decent audio equipment? I don't really see their name pop up anymore
     
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I didn't know doing the Dubstep needed special headphones...bigeyedsmiley.png

Yeah it's called marketing. Companies like to label the obvious because people are stupid.

It's like labeling soap anti-bacterial when soap is anti-bacterial in the first place.

Same goes with headphones, labeling them "gaming" or "dubstep" headphones, it's all marketing and people get suckered into it.

The other day I went to the vet and was browsing their doggy products and saw doggy wipes, I was like wth.gif, these are the same as baby wipes what a rip off. They were selling a pack of 15 wipes for $20 when I could buy a Costco size for that price.

Goes to show, if you're not well informed, you will get ripped off. People tend to be willfully ignorant and that's how companies stay in business.
 
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Then it worst when you try to tell some one the only reason that slap gaming on there because it has a mic. Only to have them look at you like your stupid. Besides it being marketing.
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Does Pioneer still even make decent audio equipment? I don't really see their name pop up anymore

I think Pioneer is more focused on car/home audio stuff rather than headphones. They're good quality, just not hyped as much as they used to be.

As for these headphones, it's a brilliant idea labeling them "Dubstep" from a marketing standpoint. I'll keep my Grados, as everyone else here seems to be wise enough to know these cans are a farce, but at least these Pioneers probably won't be terrible.
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