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my ksc75's


and my wife's ksc75's
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No you see interest, because I'm not an audiophile...so I really don't know the difference between a good set of cans and an average..which I'm assuming mine are average.

EDIT: Actually...I dunno if you can call my headset cans...they're nice and small
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post #13 of 28
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
my ksc75's


and my wife's ksc75's
Nice I have a pair of 150's laying around I might try that mod out.

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Originally Posted by Ch13f121 View Post
No you see interest, because I'm not an audiophile...so I really don't know the difference between a good set of cans and an average..which I'm assuming mine are average.

EDIT: Actually...I dunno if you can call my headset cans...they're nice and small
lol, yea its a bad hobby costs alot. If they sound good to you, then great. But like me and im guessing soloz, we are always looking to make it sound better.
    
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Well if I ever get another headset....It'll most likely be the medusa 5.1s

With a new sound card of course...this one isn't good enough for medusas.
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Nice I have a pair of 150's laying around I might try that mod out.



lol, yea its a bad hobby costs alot. If they sound good to you, then great. But like me and im guessing soloz, we are always looking to make it sound better.


yeah, here are some more pics to help you





and my SR80's

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well, I thought I should give an update after the headphones have been broken in a bit.

I still feel that the build quality is lacking, and I have not used the mic at all so I cannot comment on that.

comfort:

the earpads are soft, but are not that big, so they aren't too cushy. Also the cups are shallow and so my ears touch and I don't have large ears. the headband is fine.

SQ:

the bass has picked up a bit, it still lacks in deep bass extension, and it is not too tight, but they have decent bass response.

The mids still sound veiled to me.

Highs are not as shrill as they were new, but they are not very smooth.

Overall, they have a decent sound signature that is more then adequate for gaming, as most games don't utilize great quality sound files. The sound stage is still rather small for gaming, but it gets the job done. I would not suggest these cans for listening to music, as they do not sound that good and do not have a musical/smooth sound to them.

Value:

I still stand by my initial comments that I do not feel the siberias are worth the MSR, but if you can get them on sale for $40 or less then they are a pretty decent buy. They are better then the cheap headphones most people use, but they cannot compare to a high quality pair of audiophile cans.
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Do you think they are better than the Sennheiser PC150's? I was gonna pick up a pair of icemats, but didn't have enough cash at the time, so I just bought the PC150 (i needed them for a lan party a while back, i didnt have too much time to save a little more and get the icemats
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Do you think they are better than the Sennheiser PC150's? I was gonna pick up a pair of icemats, but didn't have enough cash at the time, so I just bought the PC150 (i needed them for a lan party a while back, i didnt have too much time to save a little more and get the icemats

I haven't listened to the Senn PC series so I can't compare them.
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Audiophile +rep

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yeah i have a question SOLOZ y don't u put ur description as Audiophile and not 4.0ghz because that's what u oviesly are. I'm thinking of getting the Senn's HD555 that soloz sugested me to get for gaming
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