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Using my DT 990's on the bus for the first time. The open backed design leaves me with no sound isolation. I hear everthing around me. q.q

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Edited by EpicPie - 5/16/12 at 12:08pm
     
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post #11532 of 38092
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Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post

Using my DT 990's on the bus for the first time. The open.backed design leaves me with no aound isolation. I hear everthing around me. q.q
Sent from my SGH-T989 using Satanic Unicorn magic.

That's what open backed are used for tongue.gif Let sound in and out
    
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post #11533 of 38092
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Using my DT 990's on the bus for the first time. The open.backed design leaves me with no aound isolation. I hear everthing around me. q.q
Sent from my SGH-T989 using Satanic Unicorn magic.


shoulda gone with the dt770's tongue.gif
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shoulda gone with the dt770's tongue.gif

Why would I want a lower end model when the DT990 is much superior to the 770? haha
     
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Why would I want a lower end model when the DT990 is much superior to the 770? haha

i don't think they are "lower end", they are just the closed version compared to the open backed of the dt990
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Why would I want a lower end model when the DT990 is much superior to the 770? haha

You completely missed the point. He is suggesting the DT770 because they are CLOSED and do not leak sound, as opposed to your DT990 which are OPEN and will leak sound.
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You completely missed the point. He is suggesting the DT770 because they are CLOSED and do not leak sound, as opposed to your DT990 which are OPEN and will leak sound.
I want all the sound to leak.

Regardless, I think i'll just stick with my Ultrasone's or IEM's I have for on the go use. My DT990's will be my at home headphones.
     
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i don't think they are "lower end", they are just the closed version compared to the open backed of the dt990

Wong. Both are completely different.
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Wong. Both are completely different.

im sorry, i didn't mean to imply that they are the same drivers and sound signature. more along the line of quality level between the two are similar.
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im sorry, i didn't mean to imply that they are the same drivers and sound signature. more along the line of quality level between the two are similar.
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