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Also worth checking out http://headphones.com.au/forums/ there are people on there who know a lot more than me about audio and will be able to help you if you want to get their opinion.
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Originally Posted by Dctr View Post

Both the HE-500 and MS-Pro are awesome headphones, and will yield excellent results. The HE-500 however is planar-magnetic so you will need a good amplifier to properly drive them and reach their full potential. The MS-Pros are much more efficient and will sound good without amplification. I don't know what your experience was like with the MS-1's but the MS-Pros are also on-ear so they may become uncomfortable for long periods of time i.e gaming sessions.

yeah def my ears would hurt after a while hmm....

I am going to buy this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829132023

would I get the best out of the Hifiman 500 with it?



edit... thanks for the link
Edited by Mdkozon - 9/9/13 at 3:04am
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Originally Posted by Mdkozon View Post

yeah def my ears would hurt after a while hmm....

I am going to buy this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829132023

would I get the best out of the Hifiman 500 with it?



edit... thanks for the link

Why are you sold on that DAC? It seems really overpriced with unnecessary features, and it doesn't even have Dolby headphone or other typical soundcard features.

I'd say get an Essence STX, Titanium HD, or ZxR, a good headphone amp, and the HE-400 or 500.
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Why are you sold on that DAC? It seems really overpriced with unnecessary features, and it doesn't even have Dolby headphone or other typical soundcard features.

I'd say get an Essence STX, Titanium HD, or ZxR, a good headphone amp, and the HE-400 or 500.

send me links thanks ... stun.gif

lolz... this stuff gets really confusing...

At least I have a good idea what headphones I want now it seems -_-
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I'm looking into solutions but don't get that DAC it's a waste of money.
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Look for a good deal on the Meier Corda Classic. Yes its pricey but its an awesome amplifier and will drive the HE-500's well. They really need the power of a good amp but the Corda has the drive and finesse to match the HE-500 really well.
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post #47 of 58
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Originally Posted by Dctr View Post

I'm looking into solutions but don't get that DAC it's a waste of money.

Look for a good deal on the Meier Corda Classic. Yes its pricey but its an awesome amplifier and will drive the HE-500's well. They really need the power of a good amp but the Corda has the drive and finesse to match the HE-500 really well.

alright thanks coolsmiley02.gif

I checked that website you told me to and this part on the website helped me a lot http://headphones.com.au/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6206


Can you send me a link of the Meier Corda Classic?


I don't mind spending more money just to get this thing right lol..

I just hope the sound doesn't kill my ears in battlefield, like the guy stated earlier about bullets and explosions.
post #48 of 58
I dont know. All the dacs and expensive Headphones seems like a waste of money for you. Even if you have enough but you could easily spend it for other things (mechanical keyboard, 144 hz screens, more gpus...). I would just get the Creative Sound Blaster Zx and Beyerdynamics 770 or 990 pro´s for around 300 Dollar.
Its really good for gaming and some music.

Not that I say spending 2000 on music stuff is bad but its not always necessary but if you want it... then buy T1s or HD800 and a 500 dollar dac tongue.gif
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I dont know. All the dacs and expensive Headphones seems like a waste of money for you. Even if you have enough but you could easily spend it for other things (mechanical keyboard, 144 hz screens, more gpus...). I would just get the Creative Sound Blaster Zx and Beyerdynamics 770 or 990 pro´s for around 300 Dollar.
Its really good for gaming and some music.

Not that I say spending 2000 on music stuff is bad but its not always necessary but if you want it... then buy T1s or HD800 and a 500 dollar dac tongue.gif


The Creative Titanium HD is a much better option and can be found for around $100 online.
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