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post #11 of 22
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Music and movies... a little gaming
Everything but country
Isolation, no thanks.. sorta makes my head hurt
Around the ear
175$ max
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post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by NewAtOCing View Post
Music and movies... a little gaming
Everything but country
Isolation, no thanks.. sorta makes my head hurt
Around the ear
175$ max
HD555's, great for music and aren't closed.
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post #13 of 22
Sennheiser HD580's if you want to take full advantage of your budget.
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post #14 of 22
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Sennheiser HD580's if you want to take full advantage of your budget.
Those are great cans, but aren't those quite a bit out of the budget ($175)?
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post #15 of 22
i would say, ath-a700, they are closed cans, ive ordered a pair myself due to the fact that everyone recommends them
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post #16 of 22
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But what about ultrasones? I really like how they look, and they are much less clunky than all the ones you guys are recommending... are they any good?
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post #17 of 22
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Those are great cans, but aren't those quite a bit out of the budget ($175)?
They were $169.99 on an eBay closeout sale when I looked a few days ago.

As for Ultrasone, they have an odd following - it seems that users either love them or hate them. This is primarily due to something called S-Logic, which is a surround-sound imitating feature that Ultrasone used to try and convey a speaker-esque sound. I've heard very good things about bass reproduction with Ultrasone as well, so they do have appeal.

As for "clunkiness", Sennheiser cans are very well-known for comfort. Perhaps that's a trade-off worth making?
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post #18 of 22
I have the HD555 and they sound great for both gaming and music.
    
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post #19 of 22
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The Sennheiser sound nice but overall I think im leaning towards the Ultrasones. Ive heard the Ultrasones are overall very comfortable too so I think it will be fine. Also the stats on both pairs seem to be very close, so i guess it just comes down to looks now?
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post #20 of 22
I recommend that you head to Head-fi.org. Unfortunately, we have very few Ultrasone owners here so I don't believe you're going to get the kind of information you're looking for.
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