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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
1. smaller soundstage
2. forward sound is fatiguing after a while
3. not as comfortable
4. smaller soundstage
Indeed.

I vote BeyerDynamic 880 or Sennheiser HD580.
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post #32 of 62
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Indeed.

I vote BeyerDynamic 880 or Sennheiser HD580.
those both NEED amps to sound like they are capable of sounding.
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post #33 of 62
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
1. smaller soundstage
2. forward sound is fatiguing after a while
3. not as comfortable
4. smaller soundstage
Thanks for the reply.

Yes I would agree that the soundstage is better on other headphones.

I personally have never noticed any fatiguing or discomfort whilst using them and the level of subtly that they convey is supprising.

Suppose a certain amount of personal preference dictates choice
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post #34 of 62
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Thanks for the reply.

Yes I would agree that the soundstage is better on other headphones.

I personally have never noticed any fatiguing or discomfort whilst using them and the level of subtly that they convey is supprising.

Suppose a certain amount of personal preference dictates choice
Oh, I love Grados... for music but not for gaming.
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post #35 of 62
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those both NEED amps to sound like they are capable of sounding.
He seemed willing to buy an amp .
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post #36 of 62
Thread Starter 
Thanks for all of your suggestions and help.

It seems my choices have been narrowed down to:

Sennheiser
Audio-Technica

And these amps:

CMOY 3rd
mini3 2nd
PIMETA 1st

Since I am completely new to nice audio gear, help choosing between these is appreciated.
post #37 of 62
ATH-900's and used CMoy amp or
ATH-700's with miniv3 from misterx/PIMETA [dont know any builders, check out head-fi.org]
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post #38 of 62
Get DT770's as they are much better than ATH-A700.
Go with a PIMETA (DIY or used)
mini3 (DIY or pro builder)
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post #39 of 62
its kinda late but my senn hd280pro are really nice to wear, have pretty good sound quality. they arent the best for base but they are great for gaming. use them in cs and get the hacker thing all the time. i do listen to alot of techno and the base could be better but you can still hear, wont do much more though...
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post #40 of 62
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Get DT770's as they are much better than ATH-A700.
Go with a PIMETA (DIY or used)
mini3 (DIY or pro builder)
That puts him over his 250$ budget though, used pimetas [from what i can find] sell 120-150$ and unless he builds a miniv3, it'll cost him 100-120$. And that leaves him with 100-130$ to buy the DT's. unless he buys them used, it's gonna be hard to find them at that price :[
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