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I've got tons of different phones from senn 650's to AKG to hIfIMAN he-500's and my favorites are my ultrasone sig pros'. Shweeeeet! I've been using a Woo Audio WA3 and WA6. Great amp and pre!
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post #11722 of 38145
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Users having HD 555 doesn't really mean that much. Sennheiser has a larger reputation among some than is appropriate, probably. (They are good and have a really wide product portfolio, but certainly there are alternatives.)
Note that HD 515/555/595 have been discontinued for a while and replaced with the HD 518/558/598 lineup.
Personally I don't really feel like any headphones do positional cues that perfectly, but others will disagree. Granted, I've never tried personalized HRTF compensation, but most people won't have that either.

Yeh I know, but I sit quite a distance from my desk so I can't use a stationary mic. If I get a set of 5.1 speakers other players either aren't going to hear me, or they're going to hear the speakers, unless I can find a good clip-on mic that won't suffer from the same problems. I also haven't figured an amp into my budget, and my headset is broken now with no backups, so I'm a bit stuck, unless you know a good 5.1 kit and a mic for 200 or less.
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post #11723 of 38145
If you can find some AKG Q701s on sale, those would be best. They're actually only $240 on Amazon, shouldn't be too hard to find them under $200 elsewhere. They don't need too much power, a decent Cmoy would be enough, or if you want future-proofing, an Objective 2.
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post #11724 of 38145
There should have been something in this post other than shame.
Edited by Ganf - 7/5/12 at 7:36pm
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Can i join the group, my Beyerdynamic DT770 80ohm beauties just arrived today. devil.gif burning in now
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Need some help from you guys..

I'm looking for a set of closed headphones with pretty good isolation. My DT990s sound wonderful but with a vacation coming up I'd hate to attempt using them on a plane/in a car etc. I want something with similar sound, but preferably more bass. I'm not looking to spend a whole lot, maybe $150 tops if that. I'm currently looking at the Sony XB700 but I'm not sure how good the isolation is on them.

Any feedback would be wonderful smile.gif Also I'd like something that isn't an exotic brand or something since I'd like to find them locally. Leaving Saturday tongue.gif

EDIT: Upped the budget a bit. If I'm getting another set of cans, they may as well be decent smile.gif With the new budget, I'm also looking at the Ultrasone Pro 550..
Edited by bjgrenke - 7/4/12 at 9:36pm
post #11727 of 38145
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Need some help from you guys..
I'm looking for a set of closed headphones with pretty good isolation. My DT990s sound wonderful but with a vacation coming up I'd hate to attempt using them on a plane/in a car etc. I want something with similar sound, but preferably more bass. I'm not looking to spend a whole lot, maybe $150 tops if that. I'm currently looking at the Sony XB700 but I'm not sure how good the isolation is on them.
Any feedback would be wonderful smile.gif Also I'd like something that isn't an exotic brand or something since I'd like to find them locally. Leaving Saturday tongue.gif
EDIT: Upped the budget a bit. If I'm getting another set of cans, they may as well be decent smile.gif With the new budget, I'm also looking at the Ultrasone Pro 550..

If you can stretch your budget a tad bit more, I would recommend the DT770-Pro, otherwise the AT-M50 is well within your budget at $125.
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If you can stretch your budget a tad bit more, I would recommend the DT770-Pro, otherwise the AT-M50 is well within your budget at $125.
My friend has the 770 Pros. I'd like to try something other than Beyers. The M50s look nice, but I think I'm going to hold off for now. I can live with my IEMs until I can get something at the higher end for a second set of cans. Thanks for the input though smile.gif
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Denon AH-D1100 maybe, if you can find them on sale.
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post #11730 of 38145
I would suggest the Ultrasone DJ1 or HFI-580.

They sound relatively the same.

I own both the DT990 and DJ1.
     
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