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Yes, it's fine

http://www.head-fi.org/t/452710/razer-carcharias-headset-a-headfi-ers-impressions

'ourfpshero' is vastly experienced with gaming headphones from an 'audiophile gamer' perspective as well.

Never read "computer site / gadget" headphone reviews as most of the time it's shocking except for when there's an audio specialist doing them e.g. on TechPowerUp with Frederik S.

I'd consider the AKG GHS-1 as well. However of course a separate mic and stereo headphone combo is much better value for money.
post #11042 of 38539
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post

It's not the impedance that's the issue with driving the K701, it's the low sensitivity of 94 dB/mW.
The K701 is like the polar opposite of the DT770.....

Hmm may be in trouble then, will see according to what I've read the caiman is a pretty competent headphone amp, but like all things on this slippery slope Its all relative, It's probably reasonable to assume I wont be getting the best out of the k702s but as long as they sound better/on par with my dt770s ill be ok with that (for now) I paid less than half RRP for them so they should still perform very well for the price range rolleyes.gif

Edit: woop woop they have arrived smile.gif no idea how they will sound though only sources i have with me at work are my cowen and my terribad laptop tongue.gif

dont sound terrible through those sources though all things considered tongue.gif
Edited by Dr216 - 1/17/12 at 8:53am
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Yeah, I've been looking at the Zalman clip-on.
Pull the trigger on a zalman mic. Since I got one my guildies don't have any issues hearing me and there is little to no feedback from it.

Only flaws with it are the incredibly long cable.
     
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ATH M50's
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Blue Snowball microphone w/ pop filter
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post #11045 of 38539
Headphones I've owned/own: Grado 325i, Grado 60i, Ultrasone Pro 900, Etymotic ER-4p, Audio-Technica ATH-M50, random other cheapos. I've sold them all except the Etymotics and the M50s. The best money I've ever spent on audio equipment was the Etymotics.
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I received my ATH-A900 yesterday morning (didn't expect to see them until today). smile.gif

When I first listened to them, I was a bit surprised to find how close to the sound of my ATH-A700 headphone it was - especially considering that the drivers in these cans are very different. Initially, I felt that there was a bit more clarity in the details with the A900 and the bass had a bit more of a thump to it however the A700 seemed a little more on the 'warm' side.

That being said, I tried burning-in with pink noise (5 hours on and 1 hour off for about 25-30 total hours) in order to see if the sound changes at all and I must admit there is a distinct difference now when I compare to my A700. I had my doubts about burn-in but the difference here is too obvious.

Overall, I'm very impressed so far. Oh, and I have some velour pads on the way - should pretty much keep me happy for a bit. biggrin.gif
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post #11047 of 38539
I just got a pair of HiFiMan HE-400 in the mail earlier today, been listening to them for a couple of hours. Quick impressions: quite comfortable despite the weight, kind of reminds me of the dt770 with less clamping force. Sound wise; the bass really shines on these and that's about all I could discern since the left ear will lose sound every now and then, requiring me to mess with the cable until it starts back. So I'll have to send them back for a replacement. Disappointing, as I've really enjoyed them when they've been working.


Edit: it seems it's a problem with the cable, as the right cup started to cut out,but if you mess with the 1/4" jack they'll start working again, odd.
Edited by SkoalFineCut - 1/18/12 at 6:16pm
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@ Skoal, sounds like the wire is damaged near the plug.



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Received my DT770 Pro's & Fiio E9 yesterday, and...WOW, such a nice sound coming from my old PC350's. Never thought so much bass was possible from headphones. Very happy biggrin.gif
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I just got a Auzentech Forte and it made my AD700s sound a lot better than before. Better bass, and they are a lot louder at lower volume. Wish my Promedia Ultras still worked. frown.gif
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