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I am seriously considering buying myself a Senn HD650 for Christmas. Someone needs to talk me out of that decision fast... I already have 4 headphones. frown.gif
Do you have the money for the HD 700 that one is a little better and much newer
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maybe the lower end of the spectrum, but those Shure SE215's are nice set of IEM's excellent bang for the buck, i have two of them myself.

I used to use "GAMING HEADSETS" for everything including listening to MP3s. Been about 6 months with the SE215s and I'm just getting started. The highest quality music I can get is iTunes Mastered unfortunately. Have a large library so might as well continue expanding it in iTunes.
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I think you should sell a couple of them and buy something really nice like the Audeze LCD-2 smile.gif
    
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I own a lot of headphones but only use 3.

Sennheiser HD558 are my general purpose headphones. I use them every day for Youtube, Podcast, Radio, Gaming. the Audeze LCD-2 and Denon AH-D5000 are my music headphones. I think owning a couple headphones for music is smart because they compliment each other in different ways. most people want a single headphone for everything but I don't think it exists.

my Audio Technica ATH-M50 and Grado SR-325i are collecting dust frown.gif
    
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Loving the Shure 440 so far

but they have show me that some of my music are ****ty queality, even in FLAC format

or maybe I need a sound card tongue.gif I wonder if my receiver will sound better that way
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You can add me to gaming with Sennheiser PC 360.
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I have the following currently... which ones do you advise me to sell to upgrade?

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- AKG K701
- AKG K550
- Denon D2000 (heavily modded)
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post #12358 of 37823
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

I have the following currently... which ones do you advise me to sell to upgrade?
Listed by Age:
- Grado SR60
- AKG K701
- AKG K550
- Denon D2000 (heavily modded)

you probably won't get much interest from a modified Denon AH-D2000 that has been through multiple owners and you should keep the Grado SR-60. I would sell the AKG K701 and K550. you don't have a problem spending $300 on a headphone so it's not like your never going to own a pair of AKG K701 ever again.. maybe next time you spend $300 try the AKG Q701 instead smile.gif

you can't buy a world class speaker for $1000 but you can buy a world class headphone thumb.gif
Edited by bumblebee1980 - 12/14/12 at 7:06pm
    
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I love my Audeze LCD-2 so much.. when you first put them on they feel like your taking part in some crazy science experiment. they look, feel and sound like an audiophile headphone. they just totally outclass anything in the $300 price point.

the HiFiMAN HE-500 is another option.
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I love the comments being made in this thread. "Get the HD700 it's newer and a little better" Oh yeah? Really? For 2 times the price it's a little better? Well, that's unexpected.

The performance difference between the K701 and the Q701 is a bit over-exaggerated.

The LCD-2 outlcasses anything in the 300 dollar price point? Really? Who woulda' thought. It's a 1000 dollar headphone. Wonder if it outclasses anything in the 20 dollar range..hmm..
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