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Got the Superlux HD-681 EVO and an ASUS Xonar DGX and my gosh i am in love with these headphones. They completely blow away my G35's in terms of bass. Blow away. Like, why did i even spend $100 on this USB headset?

I want to thank everyone that helped me out. thumb.gif
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ahhh sorry I was MIA for the last part; most of my PC got sold earlier this week haha.

Glad you're happy with your purchase, I think you made some really good choices smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by fleetfeatherΒ View Post

ahhh sorry I was MIA for the last part; most of my PC got sold earlier this week haha.

Glad you're happy with your purchase, I think you made some really good choices smile.gif

So i really like the bass of these headphones, is the M50's just soooo much more better? I just cant comprehend, these are the best pair of headphones i own.

My only complaint is that there are some rips in the headphone cushions (is that what you call them?) but can you replace those? It isnt on the cushion part but the leather that makes contact with the other plastic parts.... so a leather "liner"?

It was only $40 i am more than impressed. I dont mind saving up for some M50's maybe around Christmas smile.gif Being a college student with not much on hand all the time haha.
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Well the difference between your current headphones and the m50's will probably be in terms of the range of sounds which you'll hear (and the clarity/distinctiveness of those sounds), rather than there being a huge difference in the amount of bass provided by each. The m50s will be better for sure, but I dare say the difference in experience will be less of a jump than it was going from onboard sound to better headphones + soundcard.

I'm having a tough time imaging what you're talking about with your ripped headphones, upload a pic for us?

Yeah I'm a uni student too, so I know dat feel wink.gif
    
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So i really like the bass of these headphones, is the M50's just soooo much more better? I just cant comprehend, these are the best pair of headphones i own.

My only complaint is that there are some rips in the headphone cushions (is that what you call them?) but can you replace those? It isnt on the cushion part but the leather that makes contact with the other plastic parts.... so a leather "liner"?

It was only $40 i am more than impressed. I dont mind saving up for some M50's maybe around Christmas smile.gif Being a college student with not much on hand all the time haha.
Is the Evo from the first batch or from the newer batch?
The newer batch has free velour pads bundled with the normal pleather ones. They are almost identical to AKG pads.
Edited by Tiihokatti - 11/21/13 at 1:40am
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Audio is not something you want to dive blindly into if you have limited funds. Don't bother spending $100+ on headphones. You'll do yourself justice by getting what you can afford and if you have the urge to move up then you can do so at a later time. The Samson sr850s are excellent cheap headphones for bass and gaming. You'll even be able to afford a xonar dgx. The Samson headphones have great clarity but the highs might be too bright for some. The cals are less clear but are easier on the ears as well. Both have good bass. The m30s are like a lower tier version of the m50s, good for the price but obviously the more expensive one are better. How much better is subjective and as with all audio diminishing returns. The first jumps are gonna be the largest.
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Here are some pictures of the rips/tears. I think these EVO's are from the newer batch, they include those "velour" pads you speak of. It looks like the "liner" i was talking about is actually still part of the cushion. Anyone know how to take these cushions off and replace them with other ones?




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It's very simple.
The part where you have the rip is the part of the cushion that actually holds the cushions to the headphones.

You take the old ones off just like that

And you put the new ones on just like that

Almost like changing the tire from your bike, but much easier thumb.gif
You may want to use a dull toothpick/etc. when you stuff the rubbery cushion part (which had the rip) under the white plastic headphone part.
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