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post #31 of 40
Let me give that dead horse another lash and throw my support behind the DT770's.

And for a cheap, portable amp consider a cmoy: http://cgi.ebay.com/Micro-Cmoy-headp...QQcmdZViewItem
    
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The skullcandy skullcrushers have a built in sub woofer that is powered by a separate battery, my friend bought them and I think they sound pretty good.

http://www.skullcandy.com/shop/skull...860bfde45f6de9
The price of Skullcandy is 90% looks and 10% audio. Only get them if you want to look smart.

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There's someone selling the DT770 600 ohm for 150+shipping on head-fi.com, is the bass the same in these and the 80? It seems like a pretty great deal.
I would consider the 600 ohm version more powerful than the 80 ohm version, but only if you can drive them. If you're not certain wether you have an amp that can drive them or not, go for the 80 ohm ones. Personally I'd get the 600 ohm's, and just strive to upgrade my amp
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post #33 of 40
ATH-A900 or Beyer Dynamic DT770.
600ohm for Beyer if you can drive.
ATH has less of a 'warm' feel IMO but has better noise isolation, along with a better soundstage.
Dynamic has slightly tighter bass but not by much.

audiocubes.com if you're getting the Audio Technica headphones, they have the best price.
    
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I use Sennheiser HD555's and their great! other than a slight problem that has just recently came apparent. But would more than likely be my fault..
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post #35 of 40
the 'regular' dt770's are as follows:
dt770 (consumer, new version 250ohm)
dt770 pro/80 (considered the best sounding, and the best for gaming)
dt770 pro/250 (old style version of the new dt770)
dt770m 32ohm designed for drummers.... suckage the worst.

there are also manufacture versions of 770's if you want a 600ohm version I would only get a manufacture with leather pads but then I'd go for the 880's
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OP - now define exactly what you want in bass. For example, I like tight, controlled bass that still retains its proper place within the rest of the music. Others like massive amounts of resonating bass that really pushes beyond the rest of the instrumentation.

Beyer DT770's are great cans, no question. But there are different signatures of bass that I think we need to take into consideration here. If you're like me, you would love Grado SR225's. If you want to pound that low freq-goodness into your ears, then indeed Beyers would do the trick. It's all a matter of taste.

Lastly, I'm sorry to do this to you, but if you get Beyers be prepared for the Darth Beyer upgrade to remain in your thoughts always (I know it is in Namrac's head ).



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OP - now define exactly what you want in bass. For example, I like tight, controlled bass that still retains its proper place within the rest of the music. Others like massive amounts of resonating bass that really pushes beyond the rest of the instrumentation.

Beyer DT770's are great cans, no question. But there are different signatures of bass that I think we need to take into consideration here. If you're like me, you would love Grado SR225's. If you want to pound that low freq-goodness into your ears, then indeed Beyers would do the trick. It's all a matter of taste.

Lastly, I'm sorry to do this to you, but if you get Beyers be prepared for the Darth Beyer upgrade to remain in your thoughts always (I know it is in Namrac's head ).



Damn it Aura, don't remind me. >.<
post #38 of 40
The ATH-A500 fit right in his price range, I have them they're flippin sweet...

http://www.music123.com/Audio-Techni...26219.Music123

I bought them from there, reputable seller.
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Damn it Aura, don't remind me. >.<


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The ATH-A500 fit right in his price range, I have them they're flippin sweet...

http://www.music123.com/Audio-Techni...26219.Music123

I bought them from there, reputable seller.
dude...150 and on sale for the a500's?? dude what a rip off...

my a700's were 150...originally around 120, but shipping and **** added to a total of 150...
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