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Senn hd555 or ATH A500
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iCEMAT Siberias are nice.
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What about wireless and microphone?
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siberia's suck, i used to have them, suprisingly, even though steelpad and icemat are owned by the same company, i have the steelsound 5h v2's and there frigin amazing with my xfi xtreme music, its like super quality, when i went to a lan party couple monthes back my headphones were performing noticeably better than most sennheisers there. EVeryone had xfi xtrememusics lol.

HIGHLY recommended are teh steelpad 5h v2's
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Originally Posted by PROBN4LYFE View Post
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No. I had Koss before my Sennheisers and there is no comparison, also the HD280Pros are sealed and thus offer plenty of noise cancellation, Sennheiser claims up to 32dBA of ambient noise attenuation but according to a very in depth review I read they say it's closer to 20dBA for normal purposes, they don't really block out low frequency noises though, for instance if I was playing a song through my speakers and had the headphones on, I would barely be able to hear the guitars and singing but I'd hear all the bass pretty clearly lol.

Don't buy them for cancelling out noise, but the HD280Pros are great for having your music sound nice and loud in your ears without letting any escape and annoy others (like in a classroom)
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No. I had Koss before my Sennheisers and there is no comparison, also the HD280Pros are sealed and thus offer plenty of noise cancellation, Sennheiser claims up to 32dBA of ambient noise attenuation but according to a very in depth review I read they say it's closer to 20dBA for normal purposes, they don't really block out low frequency noises though, for instance if I was playing a song through my speakers and had the headphones on, I would barely be able to hear the guitars and singing but I'd hear all the bass pretty clearly lol.

Don't buy them for cancelling out noise, but the HD280Pros are great for having your music sound nice and loud in your ears without letting any escape and annoy others (like in a classroom)
it depends on what model Koss headphones you're talking about. the ksc75's are probably the best budget headphone period. They have a sound signature similar to Grados so you can get Grado sound for less then $20
A250's are a great open can that are comparable to my Senn hd595's and sould just as good as cans that cost 3x as much
A130's are a good closed can that are easy to mod and with a bit of modding sound better then cans that cose 2x as much
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iCEMAT Siberias are nice.
Ditto.
I my pair arrived yesterday and they've been much better than the Panasonics (don't know model) that I was using before.

Not sure what "burning-in" means but I guess they'll get even better with time.
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Yeah i think i like the steelsound they have gotten great reviews from about everyone. Plus you can take them apart when you are really bored. And they will be beautiful with an x-fi.
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