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Which headset should I get?

Poll Results: Headphones that are around the $300-$400 range with good bass

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 87% of voters (7)
    Sennheiser HD 558
  • 12% of voters (1)
    Sony XB1000
  • 0% of voters (0)
    Skullcandy mix master
  • 0% of voters (0)
    Beats by dre pro
8 Total Votes  
post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
Sorry about the re-post in OCN but this time I made a poll so you guys can decide on the best headset out of the 4 thumb.gif
post #2 of 6
seems like you got plenty of good suggestions in your last thread. in that thread you stated "I'm not a sound quality guy only bass just letting you guys know", if this still rings true then the XB1000 is probably what you're looking for (out of the poll choices given). you don't list any qualifiers in this thread so i'm voting for the HD558. it should give the best overall sound quality of the poll options. surprised you left Beats on the list since you've seen what kind of reaction that gets.
Edited by Porter_ - 10/14/12 at 9:55am
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post #3 of 6
Throw the last two in the trash and pick between the first two.
post #4 of 6
Why do you have beats there? Skullcandy is just as bad too.

I'm vouching for the Sennheiser but if you want more bass the XB1000 would be better.
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post #5 of 6
Disregard Bose, acquire quality.
Nevermind Skullcandy, no similar pun here.

I personally somewhat prefer the HD 558s, they are truly amazing. But they are open-back. It's not the best for bass, even despite Sennheiser's exceptional quality.

The "XB" on the Sony ones stands for "eXtra Bass", iirc. They are closed headphones which will definitely suit your taste much better.
post #6 of 6
Beats Pro have phenomenal build quality, but you won't here any positive remarks about their line on OCN. You don't need to spend 300+ on a decent quality headphones with good bass, consider a pair of M50's -closed back+an external DAC.
 
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