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post #11 of 14
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A headphone is meant to deliver quality audio into your earholes. Visual appeal is simply a byproduct.

I personally would prefer all of the headphones I listed over the A/AD700 models. It's not that I have a bias against Audio Technica, but I think the lower tier headphones have nowhere as much value as the higher-scale models (AD1000, 2000, etc.), and not as much value as a headphone such as Grado SR225's or Sennheiser HD580's.
Seconded. AD700s are very good headphones, and good for $150 - but SR225s or HD580s are simply untouchable at this price. Do yourself a favor and invest in a high-end used pair, your ears will thank you.
post #12 of 14
My Bose over ears are amazing, right in your price range too. I've had them for 2 years with absolutely no problems, just great sound
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*cringe*...bose lover, go to the bose corner...

I own the AD700, and they were my second set of entry lvl headphones, after my HD555s, I can truly say I love them, although they are really more pink then they show in the picture and ythere is no color options...
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post #14 of 14
I'd go with one of Aura's suggestions. They're all pretty good, and AFAIK the SR225 and HD580 are at that tier where it's more about preference when choosing headphones.

I wouldn't suggest AD700. While they do sound great, they're rather bass anemic, so I sold them. Also, they look ugly as hell in real life.
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