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P.S. Aura, I've got a SR225 on the way from headroom, I'm finally joining the club of the higher-end Grados!
Excellent!



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post #12 of 83
sennheiser is awesome, my friend go a set of the 485 ($59), they rock. they are what cnet uses as their test headphones for everything.
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post #13 of 83
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My A700's fit my 10 year old brother's head. And plus I would recommend the A700's to you anyway. A closed back can will have more detail than an open. The AD700's are much better for music, but the A700's win with games. I don't think that grados would be well suited for gaming, that just my 2 cents though.
J Harris u and I shall have to settle the dispute of AD700s Vs. A700s in game some time... do u play on any of Overclock.net's fine game servers? I typically prefer the ADs for the increased trebles and mids (although I play w/ music...) and less bass, as I don't need to lose my hearing over all the gun shots I take... and I like hearing peoples footsteps over the gunfire) but maybe you're into a different style of game, I guess it all depends... PM me with the games you do play... we'll square off some time...

PS. Sry for going OT
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post #14 of 83
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P.S. Aura, I've got a SR225 on the way from headroom, I'm finally joining the club of the higher-end Grados!
Wait 'til you have them woodied.
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Wait 'til you have them woodied.
Does that have anything other than aesthetic value? Not saying aesthetic value is not important, I'd love to have woody SR225. BTW, what's the usual procedure for getting that mod done?
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post #16 of 83
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My A700's fit my 10 year old brother's head. And plus I would recommend the A700's to you anyway. A closed back can will have more detail than an open. The AD700's are much better for music, but the A700's win with games. I don't think that grados would be well suited for gaming, that just my 2 cents though.
Actually, it's typically the opposite of that, especially in this case. The AD700 is pretty majorly superior to the A700. Same way with AD900 and A900.
post #17 of 83
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Does that have anything other than aesthetic value? Not saying aesthetic value is not important, I'd love to have woody SR225. BTW, what's the usual procedure for getting that mod done?
Yes; in fact it does much, much more.

This might be of interest to you. PM me if you want to hear more of my banter on woodies .
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post #18 of 83
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So you think Grados aren't the best for gaming? As with the MS1s because they are similar to them? That only leaves the AD700 left, I haven't heard anything on the HD555 specifically yet, so I'll probably cross them off my list..

So the only choices I have are mainly AD700 or one of the others and a cheap 'phone for gaming? Or would that work?
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why would u wanna put highend cans for the duty of gaming? it's like taking a ferrari to a drag race.i would get a mid end cans for the duty of gaming unless it's what you do 90% of the time. that's why i got 2 headphones one for gaming/movie and the grados for pure music. that's my......

btw: aura that's a really nice mod.

OP: dont mean to sound mean..just came out that way.
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why would u wanna put highend cans for the duty of gaming? it's like taking a ferrari to a drag race.i would get a mid end cans for the duty of gaming unless it's what you do 90% of the time. that's why i got 2 headphones one for gaming/movie and the grados for pure music. that's my......

btw: aura that's a really nice mod.

OP: dont mean to sound mean..just came out that way.
I don't listen to music a WHOLE lot, but often. What cheaper headphones would your recommend for gaming? If I do get a headphone for gaming, I still have the AD700 and Grados to pick from for music headphones.

-Didn't sound mean, don't worry
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