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Hi,

I have been looking for some Headphones for about a week now, and came across these. Nice price, Nice reviews, Excellent brand.

But what do you guys think about these headphones? I'll mainly be using them for Music (Dubstep, Drum and Bass, Rock) and Movies, and I hardly game at all anymore.

One other thing, do they support that little Dolby Digital Application thing, where you can tune the frequencies?
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Come on, someone has to have some experience with these headphones!
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Originally Posted by snipekill2445 View Post

Come on, someone has to have some experience with these headphones!

never used those but i've owned several pairs by sennheiser no complaints from me, excellent quality etc. My ear buds just died after 4 years of constant use/abuse. Those were like $20-40 can't remember.
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I have the hd448s and I've tried out the 518s from a friend. Both are great headphones, obviously the 518s are slightly better, better bass even tho I'm very happy with the bass from the 448s as well. I love sennheiser and I don't think I'll ever buy another brand. Great sound, great build quality and imo they look good too, I like the clean design. Not sure about the Dolby Digital Application
    
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I own a pair of 598 which is the bigest model in the 500 lineup i l tried the old 515 and did not like them very much cant say that i have tried the new 518 but i have a older 595 and the improvement from the 5 to the 8 model is huge i say that the 518 could only be better then the old 515
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post #7 of 25
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Does it have any sort of program were you can adjust the frequencies?
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post #8 of 25
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Does it have any sort of program were you can adjust the frequencies?
No not that i know of
What are the price on the 598 in your area?
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post #9 of 25
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about 138NZD more than the 518's frown.gif
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I you have that money or can save it up in the near future go for the 598 they are superior in every way i own a pair i got 2 years ago and they are by far the bestphones i have tried even better then the old 595 which i used before and the 595 made the 515 sound like ass compared.
Am pretty sure its the same for the 518 and 598
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