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post #31 of 45
If you want earBUDS, as in they arent in-ear, the best company for that imo is YUIN. You can get yuin pk3s for under 40$ shipped on amazon. They sound better than any earbud i have ever heard and some fullsize cans even, and they dont go in your ear, which i find to be bothersome after sometime with them on. Check em out
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Easy to beat that wonderfulness actually. High end Sennheisers are pretty colored and unbalanced as far as headphones go. That goes for most Sennheisers now that I think about it other than the HD600.

What do you want then? Analytical and stupid?
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Easy to beat that wonderfulness actually. High end Sennheisers are pretty colored and unbalanced as far as headphones go. That goes for most Sennheisers now that I think about it other than the HD600.

What do you want then? Analytical and stupid?

Not at all. I just prefer if my sound wasn't harsh on the highs and lacking in the lows. Something like the LCD-3.
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post #34 of 45
I use Yamaha EPH-100s. They sound amazing. They sound better than my AD700s and HFI-580s.

http://www.head-fi.org/t/577712/yamaha-eph-100
Edited by BeerPowered - 9/13/12 at 10:41am
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Not at all. I just prefer if my sound wasn't harsh on the highs and lacking in the lows. Something like the LCD-3.

Sennheiser HD 6X0s harsh in the highs and lacking in the lows? Glad we don't have the same HRTFs for them.
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post #36 of 45
Although I've never used them myself, I've heard that Monster Turbines are pretty good.
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Not at all. I just prefer if my sound wasn't harsh on the highs and lacking in the lows. Something like the LCD-3.
I agree.

post #38 of 45
well, that's kinda unfair because those are HD600s rather than 800s, here's the actual graph, but yeah. The highs are much higher than the LCD-3s and the lows are much higher on the LCD-3s.

graphCompare.php?graphType=0&graphID[]=3431&graphID[]=863&graphID[]=2033

LCD-3's bass is pretty much perfect IMO.

Unfortunately the W3000s weren't on Headroom or I would have thrown those in there too as those sound magnificent.

After going back and reading, I can see why some people were like o_O

I just want to make it clear I think only the HD800s are annoying in the highs. I don't necessarily feel the 6 series is harsh in the highs, at least not compared to the 800s.

I actually think the Sennheiser HD650 is a pretty good headphone, with some mods, but yeah..

graphCompare.php?graphType=0&graphID[]=863&graphID[]=853&graphID[]=573
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Princess Celestia are you an audio engineer per chance? You seem to have a much deeper knowledge when it comes to headphones than most people.
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Princess Celestia are you an audio engineer per chance? You seem to have a much deeper knowledge when it comes to headphones than most people.

Hello no.

Tons of people know the science aspect of audio way more than me. I just have more experience and knowledge with headphones than a lot of other people because it's a passionate hobby of mine and I have easier access to a lot of headphones through audiophile friends, family members, meets and store auditions. I find zero interest in the science aspect of audio. I just know what sounds good to me.

But you can call me Audio Goddess.smile.gif
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