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I plan on using them for mostly music listening; they seem to look really comfortable, which is something I really want.

Also, is there any difference between the dt770 pro and the vanilla dt770?
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yes the pro's are 250ohm and the M's are 80.
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The 80's are better for most people, since they don't have proper amplification.

What makes the DT770's awesome is the sound isolation. Some think it's a con, though.

Honestly if you don't have a real sound card or real amplification there are better cans for you.
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The 80's are better for most people, since they don't have proper amplification.

What makes the DT770's awesome is the sound isolation. Some think it's a con, though.

Honestly if you don't have a real sound card or real amplification there are better cans for you.
I quite like the sound isolation, actually, to tune out roommates, and I've got an amp in my receiver, so that isn't a problem, either.
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I quite like the sound isolation, actually, to tune out roommates, and I've got an amp in my receiver, so that isn't a problem, either.
The Pro 80's are the staple so it would seem.
The pro 80's are built like tanks to, mmm velour padding.
Heavy on the bass, tons of impact.

The bass on the DT 770/250 is quite different.
It's integrated, tight and quick.
Mids on the 250 consumer edition are full, vocals upfront.
Nothing is recessed. But it's not warm either.
The Pro sounds a bit warmer, due to the overwhelming bass, and friendlier treble.
the 250 sounds bright. Treble is harsh, sibilant and extended.
Soundstage on the 250 is much wider and airier than the pro/80.
Edited by phospholipid - 12/24/08 at 10:16am
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for music there are much better choices than the dt770 pto/80 IMO.
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for music there are much better choices than the dt770 pto/80 IMO.
Care to share them?

I also found the Denon D2000's are on sale at Amazon; I talked to NFF earlier about them but I wanted to get some more opinions.
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I don't like the d2000's.

if you must have closed then I'd go for ath-a900's over the 770's for music. or even the 880's. Senns or akg's will be better (hd595/600, k501/701) but all require an amp to sound their best.
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