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Neat!
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neet. oh japan jokes

just get an ath m50 instead. so much detail, no one will ever sneak up on you again in fps. also, amazing lifelike sound and soundstage and very efficient
post #12 of 49
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neet. oh japan jokes

just get an ath m50 instead. so much detail, no one will ever sneak up on you again in fps. also, amazing lifelike sound and soundstage and very efficient

I actually have one of those. I just like the use of a headset, less cables. Plus these work on a ps4. thumb.gif
post #13 of 49
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I actually have one of those. I just like the use of a headset, less cables. Plus these work on a ps4. thumb.gif

can't you plug the any headphone into the ps4 controller?

you can attach a mic to the m50 but it's not as sleek a solution.
Edited by perfectblade - 10/17/14 at 2:34pm
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I feel like people who say the a700 have 0 bass have never EQed them...
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just get an ath m50 instead. so much detail, no one will ever sneak up on you again in fps. also, amazing lifelike sound and soundstage and very efficient

Might as well spend the extra $10 (assuming regular price) and get the M50X's then, since the ear pads are comfier, plus it comes with an interchangeable cable ^_^
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can't you plug the any headphone into the ps4 controller? i agree about the mic, but i don't use mics so i don't care

Probably, haven't tried actually.
post #17 of 49
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Might as well spend the extra $10 (assuming regular price) and get the M50X's then, since the ear pads are comfier, plus it comes with an interchangeable cable ^_^

the m50s can be found for about $120 and the m50x is $170ish everywhere. but i did get m50x due to the cable thing
post #18 of 49
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the m50s can be found for about $120 and the m50x is $170ish everywhere. but i did get m50x due to the cable thing

When you factor in the $35 USD or so (Amazon.com pricing for genuine pads) for replacement ear pads (to get the same squishy soft ones) the gap does narrow a reasonable amount ^_^
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When you factor in the $35 USD or so (Amazon.com pricing for genuine pads) for replacement ear pads (to get the same squishy soft ones) the gap does narrow a reasonable amount ^_^

the biggest thing for me was the chord. i have used studio style phones before and having a huge chord is incredibly awkward. i was previously using $20 sony overears and they were comfortable enough so i wasn't too worried about that.

the most impressive thing about these phones is how well they are driven by weak sources and that they have both good bass quantity and highs. i have very high hopes for using them with my future ps4 controller, despite it being what i suspect will be a very weak source.

i really wish they allowed you to plug regular headphones into consoles. usb headphones are more or less universally crap it seems
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the biggest thing for me was the chord. i have used studio style phones before and having a huge chord is incredibly awkward. i was previously using $20 sony overears and they were comfortable enough so i wasn't too worried about that.

the most impressive thing about these phones is how well they are driven by weak sources and that they have both good bass quantity and highs. i have very high hopes for using them with my future ps4 controller, despite it being what i suspect will be a very weak source.

i really wish they allowed you to plug regular headphones into consoles. usb headphones are more or less universally crap it seems

Yeah, the cord options are rather nice, especially since when djing I don't have to worry about tripping anymore since my M50's were the straight cable version (only ones in stock locally at the time, and I was impatient to get my newer setup up and running). They're also a lot easier to partially conceal when going out for a walk thanks to the coiled cabling. I've also found my ears don't overheat as quickly with the new earpads, which is a nice side effect, even though my "daily drivers" are the AKG K712's which pretty much don't heat up at all (but they aren't closed back)

And yeah, scary how easily the M50X's are driven... A good portion of music I have to turn my phone (Galaxy S3) down to 5 or 6. One of these days I'll get a decent and new portable music player since my Creative Zen V+ 2nd generation is just a few years old tongue.gif
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