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guys the OP dosent know what DAC stands for. all his credibility is lost.

Digital Audio Converter, by the way. it converts worse analog audio to digital audio which is better. (more clarity and less noise/disortion etc)

and then giving it an amp makes you have the same clear and crisp sound, but louder.
 
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From the review you linked:
There you have it, HD650 for actual studio work and beats are just for "style".
Oh, well ya those are $500 headphones, so I guess it should be a bit better than the $400 Beats Pro. But that doesn't make the Beats crap.

I can tell you from experience that every product from the whole Beats branding is horrible for equalizing a song / making music. I have tried to equalize songs with them before, I just get home and start over because I realise how badly balanced they are once I hear what it has done to my song. I use Genelec monitors at home, HD555s and many of my friends have beats. Beats are good, if they were $100 max.

Beats are not enthusiast-headphones at all. They were made to simply fool people into thinking that they are enthusiast-grade quality when they are nothing more than over-hyped-average-headphones.
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DAC stands for?

Either confirmed for trolling or confirmed for knowing nothing about audio.
Either way it is clearly presented that your opinions on these headphones are nothing more than that. They are not fact. Go do a bunch of research, or heck, go ask someone who knows about this stuff. If you can find it, go find the the part of the livestream where Joel Zimmerman discusses audio quality, and such.

If you're looking for simple things in music such as more bass etc. Then you should amuse that simple concept with simple headphones, and go and buy something cheap. If you want to hear a lot more detail etc, then buy something that can convey that. Don't go and buy expensive headphones that can't convey that detail for you, for the same price as ones that can when you can't even notice the difference in the first place.
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post #43 of 70
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guys the OP dosent know what DAC stands for. all his credibility is lost.
Digital Audio Converter, by the way. it converts worse analog audio to digital audio which is better. (more clarity and less noise/disortion etc)
and then giving it an amp makes you have the same clear and crisp sound, but louder.

What? Are you kidding me? DAC means Digital -> Analog Converter, meaning it converts a digital signal from a computer or similar to an analog signal that speakers/headphones understand, most often output through a 3.5 mm jack. It's true that there is something called a digital audio converter, but a DAC, as talked about on Head-Fi, is a physical chip that converts a signal from digital to analog. If you want to look smart, don't look up the wrong words on Google.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital-to-analog_converter
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no highs, now lows....

Aye they're not that bad! redface.gif
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post #45 of 70
i have a challenge for the OP:

listen to that song, and tell us what instruments you hear.

guranteed those headphones dont catch the minute things behind the bass once it kicks in. because they dont balance out like headphones should.
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post #46 of 70
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

guys the OP dosent know what DAC stands for. all his credibility is lost.
Digital Audio Converter, by the way. it converts worse analog audio to digital audio which is better. (more clarity and less noise/disortion etc)
and then giving it an amp makes you have the same clear and crisp sound, but louder.
DAC is actually Digital to Analog Converter.
post #47 of 70
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Aye they're not that bad! redface.gif

Bose's noice cancelation feature is the best on the market, but thats it.

There are much better headphone/IEM in the same price point. But if you happy with your Bose its not a problem, its could save your wallet for the future too biggrin.gif
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guys the OP dosent know what DAC stands for. all his credibility is lost.
Digital Audio Converter, by the way. it converts worse analog audio to digital audio which is better. (more clarity and less noise/disortion etc)
and then giving it an amp makes you have the same clear and crisp sound, but louder.

Wait, doesn't it do the opposite?
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Beats have won a lot of awards and is one of the biggest brands right now. That's just not possible on marketing alone. If they were as bad as $20 headphones, no one would buy them.

This world isn't all fluffy. Companies like Monster pay reviewers to favor their product either through money or by giving them a bunch of free stuff. And yes, it is possible that by marketing alone, a product can sell. People and their trendiness in today's society can make or break a product. Why do you think no one uses Nokia phones despite them being indestructible? Because iPhones are trendy. People are literally cast out of trendy society if they go against the grain with something as stupid as a phone.
 
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post #50 of 70
my denon 1100's murder my brother's beats by dre (same as OP has) and they were $120. Murder as in... just outright butcher, no competition, flawless victory
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