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I have the V-Moda LP's and love them. You can get them for $99 on Amazon and thats a steal. I use them for music and games. Going from the built in sound from the MB to the new Creative ZX really woke them up.
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Originally Posted by JAM3S121 View Post

Are the TMA-1's worth looking at? I really do like the look of the dt770 they look extremely comfortable (comfort is important cause I wear glasses and can't do contacts) but I do want something somewhat portable.

I'm in the same boat (glasses, can't wear contacts) and I love my DT770s. The cord is a little long for traveling, but manageable.
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I'm reading more and more that the mids on dt770's are very recessed, not sure how interested am i in that. While they look very comfortable I'm just not sure.

I want something that ideally sounds just like my ad700's with more bass, I don't want bass that will overpower my music, I want to be able to hear everything, most of my music is EDM genre, a lot of it is just thump thump thump, but the vocals in some songs are the main focus and I'm afraid with recessed mids the bass might be too loud.

I've been looking at
lp1's
dt 770's
hifi 580
pro 550

But I''m also now considering audio technica a900x and v-moda m80s

I'm not much of a basshead at all, but the lack of it on the ad700's is just not what I enjoy at all. Can't really feel anything besides great vocals from them.
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I haven't been overly turned off by the recessed mids on the DT770s. I listen to mainly power metal and similar genres. They respond fairly well to a bit of EQ'ing, but even with no EQ I don't feel like I'm missing out.

That said, I do notice the mids are more forward on my K240s. Being used to the DT770s, they take some getting used to. Both have very good sound.

I haven't heard any of the other ones you mentioned, so I really can't compare between them.
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Yeah I ended up posting on head-fi. I really like the look of the dt770's but I feel like I wouldn't be happy with the mids on the dt770's unless its easy to EQ and get the mids back
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I'm in the same boat (glasses, can't wear contacts) and I love my DT770s. The cord is a little long for traveling, but manageable.

Same here. They don't bother me with glasses (and mine are rather wide/squarely framed) either, and they still retain that supreme comfort.
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I'm reading more and more that the mids on dt770's are very recessed, not sure how interested am i in that. While they look very comfortable I'm just not sure.

I want something that ideally sounds just like my ad700's with more bass, I don't want bass that will overpower my music, I want to be able to hear everything, most of my music is EDM genre, a lot of it is just thump thump thump, but the vocals in some songs are the main focus and I'm afraid with recessed mids the bass might be too loud.

I've been looking at
lp1's
dt 770's
hifi 580
pro 550

But I''m also now considering audio technica a900x and v-moda m80s

I'm not much of a basshead at all, but the lack of it on the ad700's is just not what I enjoy at all. Can't really feel anything besides great vocals from them.

Glad I seen your thread.

The mids are normally a bit recessed on the DT 770's, but with your sound card (the one I'm currently using right this second) the sound is more on the bright side of things for the mids and highs, which fits perfectly with the DT 770's.

I actually really enjoy the first song you posted, and I was just listening to a Zedd song with Matthew Koma in it (Spectrum). The vocals with this sound card are much more pronounced than with any of my other sources (MBA, S3+E11). Female vocals are specifically forward as well. It almost surpasses my ability to listen, but it happens to be just right. Also, like liquidzoo said, they are very capable of being EQ'ed. I can bring everything up 6 dBs without any type of distortion, thought with the Titanium HD, I don't EQ them. The bass is normally more prominent on my other sources, but with my source ATM, it brings it to a more evenly appreciable level. I can't say you'd be disappointing. Listening to Clarity (feat. Foxes) by Zedd is bliss for me right now smile.gif.

BTW, my settings for the card:

Audio Creation Mode
Bit-Matched Playback
44.1 kHz

And I don't turn on any effects for music.
 
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oh yeah, I used to love that song by zedd back during summer.. basically all my music is that type of stuff plus some trance and dnb.

So your saying if i was to use my sound card the high vocals from those songs we just talked about would still be present, along with a better bass profile?
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oh yeah, I used to love that song by zedd back during summer.. basically all my music is that type of stuff plus some trance and dnb.

So your saying if i was to use my sound card the high vocals from those songs we just talked about would still be present, along with a better bass profile?

Precisely. I'm willing to bet on it. And even if after that, you still desired more than that, the EQ would be able to fix it.

I meant to mention this earlier, but Guitar Center has them for $176, with a 12% + Free shipping promo code. I honestly don't think you'd be disappointed in them.
 
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I've tried the 900X and while there is bass, it doesn't go lower or feel powerful. It's present but you don't get excited by the bass. Maybe they need an amp to fix that but I don't think it can make much of a difference.

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I have the V-Moda LP's and love them. You can get them for $99 on Amazon and thats a steal. I use them for music and games. Going from the built in sound from the MB to the new Creative ZX really woke them up.
what were the differences using that sound card? I would like to buy it sometime.
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post #40 of 52
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If the dt770 provide good clarity like the user above mentioned with my sound card I'm probably getting those.
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