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post #10201 of 38366
Bought a pair of ATH-M50's the other day. Waiting for them to come. biggrin.gif
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HDJ-2000 ($350 USD) baby!

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post #10203 of 38366
American Audio makes Pioneer HDJ rebrands for way cheaper. lol
     
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Lol, very nice Dray.
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post #10206 of 38366
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Originally Posted by Qubits;14839509 
So. I'm in a bit of a dilemma. I currently use a pair of Senns 280s plugged into the back of my Xonar DX and they sound even better than they did prior to my purchasing and installing a sound card instead of using onboard audio. What a difference! I've messed with every setting that the Xonar software comes with and the bass response is simply staggering. Amazing what a good sound card can do.

However, while these sound fantastic right now, I am wondering if there would be much of a difference in sound quality if I upgraded to 598s. I know that there has to be some individuals here who owned or own both of these headphones so I'd be very much interested in your input specifically. Is there much of a difference between 280s and 598s? Should I just save up for HD 650s and an E9 desktop headphone amplifier?

I'm in the position to buy a used set of 598s for $100 so any and all input is very welcome. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by Qubits;14839543 
I listen to a lot of electronic oriented music. Here is my last.fm if that helps you. IDM, EBM, trance, trip-hop, shoegaze, etc.

Any more opinions on this, guys? Thanks smile.gif.
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post #10207 of 38366
Quote:
Originally Posted by Qubits;14865067 
Any more opinions on this, guys? Thanks smile.gif.

555/558/595/598 (all sound very similar) have a much different sound signature compared to HD280s. The bass is less exaggerated, but the soundstage is much wider and the mids really shine. The 600/650s are much higher end than both, but will provide the best overall response. If you can afford them, they're great phones.

Do you need to stay Senns? While I love my 595s, there are better options for your musical tastes that are closer to the 280s. The AudioTechnica M50s are very highly recommended here and at Head-Fi, and have rumbling, pronounced bass.
Edited by Narzon - 9/8/11 at 9:04am
post #10208 of 38366
No, I don't have to stick with Senns but I've had a pretty decent amount of headphones from them and have never had a problem with them and have always been pleased with what I got. I'll look into the M50s now.
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post #10209 of 38366
@ Narzon, I think you mean Audio Technica M50's. Not M-Audio. haha

I'm being sent some Sol Republic headphone review samples. Will be interesting to see how these play out as they're another Beats competitor as the company was founded by the CEO and Co-Founder of Monster Cable, Kevin Lee.
Edited by EpicPie - 9/8/11 at 8:05am
     
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So, my monoprice dj headphones are on the way. wheee.gif
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