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Poll Results: Would you like to see monthly CD album giveaways of the winner's choice exclusive to club members?

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post #12081 of 26978
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Actually, the world revolves around me and don't any of you forget that.

that's it. unsubbed now.
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I've heard the Q701s have virtually no bass, I'm biased in this though sense I have a pair of HD598s, I love the 598s they are a beautiful pair of cans. Have great mids and highs, the bass is also great even though some people don't like it. The bass is very tight and has a nice punch to it. The Q701s do a good job at getting every small sound though, which I think the HD598s also have. If you like the looks of the 598s I would definitely consider purchasing them they are incredibly comfortable and have a sound stage like nothing I've heard before. Just get some FLACs and have a blast! thumb.gif
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I'd like to join. thumb.gif

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post #12084 of 26978
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Originally Posted by RedScorch View Post

I've heard the Q701s have virtually no bass, I'm biased in this though sense I have a pair of HD598s, I love the 598s they are a beautiful pair of cans. Have great mids and highs, the bass is also great even though some people don't like it. The bass is very tight and has a nice punch to it. The Q701s do a good job at getting every small sound though, which I think the HD598s also have. If you like the looks of the 598s I would definitely consider purchasing them they are incredibly comfortable and have a sound stage like nothing I've heard before. Just get some FLACs and have a blast! thumb.gif

Thank you kindly sir!

My Music/Gaming/Movies split goes to around 30/50/20, which is why I was concerned about soundstage.

However you may have wooed me with the tight bass of the HD598. I listen to a lot of death metal and I love the punchy bass I get when George Kollias hammers away at his pedals during Annihilation of the Wicked.


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Actually, the world revolves around me and don't any of you forget that.
that's it. unsubbed now.

I'm unsubbing as well. This madness has to end.
Edited by Lovidore - 11/15/12 at 11:53pm
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post #12085 of 26978
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I am fairly sure he put them in for extra comfort. I unbuttoned the band last night and while squished and wrinkled, the band material underneath was not worn.

great smile.gif

if you want to move up the Denon line e-mail Mark Lawton he might have some left.
    
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post #12086 of 26978
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great smile.gif
if you want to move up the Denon line e-mail Mark Lawton he might have some left.

I think only recabling is left at this time.
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post #12087 of 26978
I asked Mark a while back what he recommends the best bang for buck is and he told me a Level 2 Denon AH-D5000 with damping and angle pads so going all out on a Denon AH-D2000 might not be the best route...
    
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I asked Mark a while back what he recommends the best bang for buck is and he told me a Level 2 Denon AH-D5000 with damping and angle pads so going all out on a Denon AH-D2000 might not be the best route...

D2000 and D5000 are the same headphone, except the 5000 has wooden cups and I think a slightly better cable. There is no difference between a fully modded 5k and 2k.
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post #12089 of 26978
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D2000 and D5000 are the same headphone, except the 5000 has wooden cups and I think a slightly better cable. There is no difference between a fully modded 5k and 2k.

I don't think the thicker jacket and wood cups are why the Denon AH-D5000 sound much better than the AH-D2000. Mark claims the driver plate on the D5000 and D7000 are the same but the D2000 is less rigid.
    
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post #12090 of 26978
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I've heard the Q701s have virtually no bass, I'm biased in this though sense I have a pair of HD598s, I love the 598s they are a beautiful pair of cans. Have great mids and highs, the bass is also great even though some people don't like it. The bass is very tight and has a nice punch to it. The Q701s do a good job at getting every small sound though, which I think the HD598s also have. If you like the looks of the 598s I would definitely consider purchasing them they are incredibly comfortable and have a sound stage like nothing I've heard before. Just get some FLACs and have a blast! thumb.gif

Thats not true for an open can the q701s have pretty decent bass, not denon bass but its tight crisp and accurate just not particularly over exposed.
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