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As far as nominations, I really think Totally Dubbed would do a great job. He's a bit of a newcomer, but he has been a valued member since he joined. He's also on a lot, and has a fair amount of patience (tongue.gif Get that Simca... Patience lol)

She will probably tell you that deities don't have to have patience. tongue.gif
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Deities don't require patience. Their followers do.
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Because they are awful?
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I picked them up because they recieved great reviews on Amazon and a few of our DJ's use them at the night clubs I help run. I will say that the ZX really wakes them up with he amp on the sound card. I don't find them bass heavy but to each there own I guess.
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the AKG Q701 are one of the best Mid-Fi headphones money can buy. V-Moda are not.
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First of all, it's stupid to use Q701's as a DJ. While it may be a better headphone, no doubt, they both serve very different purposes. The V-Moda's are meant for looks first, bass second. Nothing else really matters. Many argue the bass isn't even great on them, but few can doubt it's a good looking headphone.

2nd, the Q701's offer higher detail, much more neutral sound overall while the V-Moda's have recessed mids. The highs are also very poor on the V-moda's while they're really good on the Q701's. The Q701's really lack bass though while the V-Moda's definitely have a strong bass presence. Perhaps it's not quality bass, but it's definitely quantity bass.

You pretty much summed up a lot of what I was going to say.

Shame on the rest of you thought for criticizing someone on something they like.
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Thanks for the recommendations guys, +REPS for your time smile.gif

I'll get researching with a platform to kick off from now. Would these headphones benefit from an amp or is it not really necessary, a DAC alone would be enough?
I'm probably looking in the wrong places but the HE-400's might be a little too much, all prices I've seen so far are closer to £400.

Still open to recommendations if anyone has any.

I actually find my DT 770's to benefit from my measly E11. The bass EQ is rather nice as well. I find myself using it for dubstep and similar music on my phone. No experience with the HE-400s, though, but I am gaining curiosity from all the talks of them.
 
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post #12904 of 38091
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I actually find my DT 770's to benefit from my measly E11. The bass EQ is rather nice as well. I find myself using it for dubstep and similar music on my phone. No experience with the HE-400s, though, but I am gaining curiosity from all the talks of them.

Me too with regards to the HE-400s. Found someone selling them over at head-fi more inline with my budget. Going to make some enquirers and see what comes of it.
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I'm looking at getting some headphones now that I sold my razer headsets. I'm curious if I should get the ATH-AD700 + Creative Z soundcard(100$) or should I get the ATH-AD900 without a soundcard(probably won't for a month or two if I get this one). The only reason im intersted in the 900 is I hate the color on the AD700. I was thinking of painting it but don't want to mess up the headphones if I do so I was looking at the ad900 as alternative.
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I'm looking at getting some headphones now that I sold my razer headsets. I'm curious if I should get the ATH-AD700 + Creative Z soundcard(100$) or should I get the ATH-AD900 without a soundcard(probably won't for a month or two if I get this one). The only reason im intersted in the 900 is I hate the color on the AD700. I was thinking of painting it but don't want to mess up the headphones if I do so I was looking at the ad900 as alternative.

Even if color were not a concern, pick the option with the better headphones. That is, unless the better headphones really won't work out of whatever audio source you're currently using, which definitely shouldn't be the case with ATH-AD900.
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Even if color were not a concern, pick the option with the better headphones. That is, unless the better headphones really won't work out of whatever audio source you're currently using, which definitely shouldn't be the case with ATH-AD900.

It will be for strictly gaming so I figured the soundcard with AD700 would help more than the AD900 on onboard audio. I guess I'm try to save some funds up and sell some stuff to try to get the AD900 and soundcard. I will be eating ramen for the next month or so tongue.gif
Edited by ivoryg37 - 2/7/13 at 10:21am
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I couldn't find the AD900 on the Audio-Technica website, just the AD900X; but if the specs are similar you should be able to drive them with just about anything (38Ohm impedance). Those and something like a Xonar DG would be great.
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I couldn't find the AD900 on the Audio-Technica website, just the AD900X; but if the specs are similar you should be able to drive them with just about anything (38Ohm impedance). Those and something like a Xonar DG would be great.

these were the one I was looking at http://www.amazon.com/Technica-ATH-AD900-Audiophile-Open-air-Headphones/dp/B0006OQY2S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1360263118&sr=8-1&keywords=ATH-AD900
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Audio Technica updated the Air line and showed the new ATH-AD2000x, ATH-AD1000x, ATH-AD900x, ATH-AD700x and ATH-AD500x at CES. the pads are thicker and they went back to the old wing design.
Edited by bumblebee1980 - 2/7/13 at 11:31am
    
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