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I'm so in love with my new headphones. I'm in Japan right now and just bought a pair of ATH-A700, made in Japan. That store has loads of Audio Technica headphones and you would all drool at the prices. These are 15500 yens but as a tourist I don't have to pay the 5% tax, and that's walk-in store price.
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They're great headphones. They're about ~130 or so here. Been thinking of picking them up before I go to college. Gonna need some closed headphones.
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hahahahaha
enjoy your new set of cans.
i got a pair of A900, they kick ass!
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I got some A900s, and they are amazing. Apparently you have good taste in headphones
    
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what so amazing about A900 is that it doesn't necessarily need amp!
though using amp will still give improvements.

senn's HD595 is also great! it has a bit more clarity, but needs to be amped.
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what so amazing about A900 is that it doesn't necessarily need amp!
though using amp will still give improvements.
Who needs an amp at home anyway, that X-Fi front panel does the job and I can already imagine how loud it can get.

Unless you bring these outside which would make you look like a clown.
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Who needs an amp at home anyway, that X-Fi front panel does the job and I can already imagine how loud it can get.

Unless you bring these outside which would make you look like a clown.
A headphone amp really helps a lot of high end headphones. Does more than boost volume, improves sound quality, too.
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A headphone amp really helps a lot of high end headphones. Does more than boost volume, improves sound quality, too.
Wouldn't it be much more complicated to get the sound right since then you have to make the software settings cooperate with the amp settings?
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Wouldn't it be much more complicated to get the sound right since then you have to make the software settings cooperate with the amp settings?
>.>

http://www.headphone.com/products/he...esktop-amp.php

That's a (reasonably expensive, they can be had for much cheaper, see Soloz's review, it's stickied in this section) headphone amp. I'm not sure what you're talking about with software settings.
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>.>

http://www.headphone.com/products/he...esktop-amp.php

That's a (reasonably expensive, they can be had for much cheaper, see Soloz's review, it's stickied in this section) headphone amp. I'm not sure what you're talking about with software settings.
Lol what I meant........let's have an example.

First I have a bread (without amp). It can be any kinds of bread (X-Fi software settings). Then here comes the meat (the amp), and it can be any meat so now I have much, much more sandwich combos I can make.

I listen to many types of music and I often have different sound settings for each so I can't be bothered changing amp settings seeing it can't be controlled by software and therefore I'll have to do it manually (no saved presets).
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