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This was like 10 minutes after I bought them biggrin.gif Was so excited.
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A lot of people on here instantly resort to this schema that all gaming headsets, or find disgust the moment they hear Logitech, except for some name brand creations, are garbage. The G35/G930s are actually pretty decent for their price. That is if you turn off the DD effects. When they are strictly in stereo mode, they are actually fairly decent compared to the competition.
For $20 I'd be hard pressed to find better tongue.gif I've been only using DD for games; keeping it in stereo for music.
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I have looked at the Q701's as well, but the difference in price is pretty big in sweden. The K701 are 270$US and the Q701 are 390$US, so it's bit of difference and i don't know if it's worth that extra 120$. And i really like the look of the K701. blushsmiley.gif

Simca says they are a little easier to drive. The price difference up here is typically the same or a measly 20 bucks. That sucks on the price difference. Us Canadians are sorta in the same boat for Audio gear, unless you know where to look. thumb.gif
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post #12224 of 38156
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Originally Posted by Domino View Post

A lot of people on here instantly resort to this schema that all gaming headsets, or find disgust the moment they hear Logitech, except for some name brand creations, are garbage. The G35/G930s are actually pretty decent for their price. That is if you turn off the DD effects. When they are strictly in stereo mode, they are actually fairly decent compared to the competition.
For $20 I'd be hard pressed to find better tongue.gif I've been only using DD for games; keeping it in stereo for music.

Yeah, for 20 bucks, I'd buy 2 and give one away!
post #12225 of 38156
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Simca says they are a little easier to drive. The price difference up here is typically the same or a measly 20 bucks. That sucks on the price difference. Us Canadians are sorta in the same boat for Audio gear, unless you know where to look. thumb.gif

In that case, maybe i should start to consider the Q701's instead, thanks for the info. smile.gif If the price difference wasn't so big i would have went with the Q701 right away. I actually have to order from germany, the headphones are even more expensive in Sweden but the price difference is smaller. Oh well, I'm gonna read some about them before deciding on which pair to go with.
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Ah yes, forgot about that doh.gif Have changed the pads to the velour pads since the leather type stock pads started to dry out and loosing parts of it. I've tried the MKII and thoos pads are much better then the pads of the studio version but i still thinks the velour pads are much better, especially during long time use.
Thanks, yeah always nice to have some unique and it feels extra good when you know you've made it yourself. smile.gif
I have looked at the Q701's as well, but the difference in price is pretty big in sweden. The K701 are 270$US and the Q701 are 390$US, so it's bit of difference and i don't know if it's worth that extra 120$. And i really like the look of the K701. blushsmiley.gif

With the K701, you HAVE to have an amp to properly drive it. The Q701 are supposedly 32 ohms impedance, meaning an MP3 player can drive them pretty well. I have the K701 and the velour pads are kind of stiff. The pads are also completely round as opposed to rectangular shaped, so it may feel uncomfortable to people with bigger or vertically longer ears. I am not sure if they resolved the initial discomfort with the leather band in the Q701 iteration. The color scheme has definitely come a long way, not including the green version.
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An MP3 player cannot drive the Q701s very well. There's more to amping than just impedance.
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An MP3 player cannot drive the Q701s very well. There's more to amping than just impedance.
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On a side note, Fiio E10 doing pretty nice with its lineout to my Microlab Solo 7c's too thumb.gif Pretty big difference over onboard.
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An MP3 player cannot drive the Q701s very well. There's more to amping than just impedance.

i think the effective impedance is around 60 ohm actual.
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