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I listen to low-end In-ears when working out almost every day, so coming home to the DT-990 PROs afterwards has given me an eargasm every single time biggrin.gif
You'll get used to it, trust me on this. lol
     
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The DT990's top end can get pretty grating though.
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The DT990's top end can get pretty grating though.

I've read that this is personal preference. I've been reading the same thing you're saying, but luckily I'm not very sensitive to treble, so it hasn't been an issue for me. I can't compare with much though tongue.gif
 
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post #12834 of 38146
Going to demo some headphones tomorrow at a local shop: P.J Hi-Fi: http://www.pjhifi.co.uk/
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-Fostex TH-900
-Sennheiser HD800, 700
-Denon AH-D5/7000
post #12835 of 38146
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Out of curiosity, which of the four settings do you use? Do you ever change it, or do you just leave it on one of them all the time?

I use it on setting 4 for most bass. It's still very clean and does not bleed into the mids as far as I can tell. I got them specifically as basshead cans as I predominantly listen to dubstep/drum and bass/neurofunk so I don't care for the other settings.
    
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The DT990's top end can get pretty grating though.
I've noticed that with the low impedance models. Using the 250 Ohm model for studio work, I don't notice it.
     
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Out of curiosity, which of the four settings do you use? Do you ever change it, or do you just leave it on one of them all the time?

I use it on setting 4 for most bass. It's still very clean and does not bleed into the mids as far as I can tell. I got them specifically as basshead cans as I predominantly listen to dubstep/drum and bass/neurofunk so I don't care for the other settings.
Yes it does..very much so..listen to the other modes and you should clearly hear how bloated mode 4 is.

You should have gone with the DT770s over the Custom Pros.
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post #12838 of 38146
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Yes it does..very much so..listen to the other modes and you should clearly hear how bloated mode 4 is.

You should have gone with the DT770s over the Custom Pros.

I mentioned earlier I'm not really an audiophile. I don't have a trained ear but:
My main purpose for buying the COP was portable use (16ohm impedance, they sound great and loud). My understanding is the DT770 comes in 250/80/32ohm which doesn't seem optimal for being driven by a weak portable device like the iphone.. on headfi several peeps advised against buying them for unamped portable use. Portable amp is out of the question as I wear skinny jeans... no more room in my pockets lol.

I still have 11 days to return the COP but I love them to be honest... Would the DT770 PRO's (32ohm version) sound better fed directly from an iphone 5?

[edit] I'm home now yeah I can hear it as you described (so that's what they call "mids"? I had no idea) listening to 75% dubstep 25% drum and bass, the bass STRONGLY outweighs the mids for me. On the second setting they sound crappier than my Siberia V2 gaming headset for my music taste... Neutral sounding cans make me cringe, I need my skull to be quaking 12 on the Richter scale from the bass! I dunno what it is but sub bass and reverb has an effect on my body my skin starts tingling with goosebumps and my eyes get all big, hard to explain!
Edited by Scorpion667 - 1/31/13 at 5:17pm
    
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post #12839 of 38146
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I need to know how to do that spreadsheet - and if I know that, then I can do it.
I took over the Antec 920 thread and organised it - but still don't know how to get my head around the spreadsheet.

I don't think that anyone would mind if you remade one.

On topic, to go with my Beyerdynamic DT770-Pro80s,I recently picked up a pair of AKG K240s that I'm currently building a new cable for (the original one is too long to use at work)
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I would just like to know how to make one and or for people to add themselves without my permission. Or even for it to ask for me for permission to change or something.
I'm quite active, but before going and putting myself forward got the job, I should know how to run it.

For the Antec thread, the owner didn't want it anymore and more so hadn't updated the thread. I fully revamped the OP, and more so help people daily with questions and concerns.
Everything is up to date (like guides etc)

These factors aren't really something that will be relevant in this club, apart from an updated member list.
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