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Just wanted to say I ended up getting the Premium Hi-Fi DJ Style Over-the-Ear Pro Headphone from Monoprice. Thanks for the recommendation. All my friends love them and say it was my best purchase/deal ever! Only for 20 bucks too! Thanks!

Good. I like mine:)
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There is a shop here in guildford, (guildford is actually a small-ish town, so that's why it is shocking) that has both HD800's and the fostex's in their window shop.
Yup - 99% of people walking by, have no idea that those two combined could buy you a decent car.

If they were beats however people would attempt to steal them LOL.

I agreed with the owner to go there and demo them and the D7K's he has got there smile.gif!
Just waiting for the right time for myself to go there
It's sad but true lol
 
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It's sad but true lol

yup! lol

I can't wait to demo the headphones...but my source is only my Samsung Galaxy S III - thus not really a good one for headphones with that sort of calibre.
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the owner of Head-Fi has a Fostex TH600 demo unit.


There is a shop here in guildford, (guildford is actually a small-ish town, so that's why it is shocking) that has both HD800's and the fostex's in their window shop.
Yup - 99% of people walking by, have no idea that those two combined could buy you a decent car.

If they were beats however people would attempt to steal them LOL.

I agreed with the owner to go there and demo them and the D7K's he has got there smile.gif!
Just waiting for the right time for myself to go there
Let us know what you think about the Denon's. Not a fan of Denons that are expensive..they just don't perform on par with other expensive headphones. Bass is always nice though..

Was hoping for more from the TH-900. It's expensive, looks great in red, terrible in black, had a lot of promise, but utltimately doesn't match up well for the high price you're paying. A good headphone still, but IMO not worth it's high price tag. See me at 1200 dollar price tag.
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Posted this in a separate thread earlier, but did not get as much feedback as I would like before making a purchase:
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So I recently moved back into my own office again and no longer need to worry about leaking sound out and bothering other people. This also means more time for music listening! I am trying to figure out which one of the headphones I should get:

- Sennheiser HD650
- HiFiMAN HE400

I have had opportunity to audition the Sennheiser and I really like the sound. At the same time I have also read great things about the HE400. My current source setup is FLAC/MP3 in Foobar to ODAC to O2 amp, though I do plan on upgrading to a tube amp eventually in the near future (baby steps). I primarily listen to classical, soul, rock, and hip hop (old school type not Lil Wayne and Soldier Boy or however he spells his name), though I prefer my bass more tight and controlled as opposed to super boomy. I would also like to use these for gaming if they are good for that as well. If anyone can provide me some personal feedback about either (preferably both) cans, I would be greatly appreciative!

I have looked extensively on head-fi.org and it seems more people lean towards the HD650 for how smooth it sounds and the fact that it is more forgiving on lower quality audio tracks.

The HD650 is a good headphone to have in your collection. Ultimately though, if you want good bass the HE-400s are the ones to go with. If you're into more airy detailed sound with better highs the HD650s are the ones to go with. See my review of the HE-400s. I should do a review of the HD650s as well.., but my sights are on the HE-500 at this time.
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Let us know what you think about the Denon's. Not a fan of Denons that are expensive..they just don't perform on par with other expensive headphones. Bass is always nice though..
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I will do smile.gif
I'm especially curious how the D7K sounds versus my modded D2k.
As my D2k is now pretty much equivalent to a D5k - the only difference now is that sound driver with the d7ks.

Speaking about denon's....I wasn't that impressed with the NCW500's - they are good (although very bass heavy), but the price tag has little to be desired.

The C400 earphones on the other hand - pure neutral tone bliss! (writing a review on that now)
Edited by Totally Dubbed - 1/19/13 at 10:22am
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people who are going to buy Fostex headphones are fans of Denon headphones or Foster sound. I wouldn't recommend them to anybody. i'm more interested in the TH-600 than the D7100. modding them is easier too.
    
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people who are going to buy Fostex headphones are fans of Denon headphones or Foster sound. I wouldn't recommend them to anybody. i'm more interested in the TH-600 than the D7100. modding them is easier too.

Have you heard the d7100's?
If so, how do they sound in comparison to other things you have heard?
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HFI-580s, add me in smile.gif
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Have you heard the d7100's?
If so, how do they sound in comparison to other things you have heard?

no. my local Hi-Fi store only has the AH-D600 on demo.
    
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Fostex headphones might look similar but there are some differences. the Fostex TH-900 weighs about 30 grams more than the D7000. the metal is stronger. the hinge is a little different and the ear pads are more rounded in thickness.
    
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