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Hmm, if they exist for under 100 bucks... then maybe I am upgrading to the darkside...
used you should be able to find a nice little dot II for around there. look for a + or ++ and be sure to ask about hum and arching. (you don't want one that does either)
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used you should be able to find a nice little dot II for around there. look for a + or ++ and be sure to ask about hum and arching. (you don't want one that does either)
For around 100 bucks? Do you know any place where they have it for $70? I just calculated and noticed I only had 70
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For around 100 bucks? Do you know any place where they have it for $70? I just calculated and noticed I only had 70
you gotta find used, look on ebay, head-fi, etc
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you gotta find used, look on ebay, head-fi, etc
Okay, cheers
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So here's one for those with knowledge of ohms and what not.

I'm a hair's breadth away from pulling the trigger on a set of Senn. HD600's but I'm wondering how difficult they are to drive.

I have the practical devices xm4, which works great with my shures and the grado sr80s and sr225's ... but it didn't (on the low output jumper setting) work to well with the Beyer DT880's I tried a while back.

I didn't try the Beyers with the XM4 set to it's highest output mode (+25db) so I don't know if it would have pushed the 880's better or not ... at it's low output mode the Beyers sounded sort of thin and definitely distorted at the high end of the volume knob.

So ... how about the Senn HD600's? Will they be a bit easier to drive than the Beyer DT880's? The Beyers are 250ohm and the Senns are 300ohms.

I'm not too sure about how ohms affect things but thought a few of you might be able to comment.

This is what Practical Devices lists as it's output specs for the XM4 amp that I have:

Maximum Gain: +23.1 dB (gain jumpers in), +12.7 dB (gain jumpers out)

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the Senns are probably a little harder to drive than the beyers, but in different ways. The beyers could use a bit more gain, but the senns could use some current to make them sing.

You'll probably be alright for now, even my little tomahawk can drive my hd580's with ease. Not as well as my mpx3, but that's in a totally different league.
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great CD isn't it?
Yeah man it's a pretty awesome collection of sounds
really relaxing.
its a rather good format aswell if your short for hdd space.

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I think the only 5.1 headphones accepted are the medusa or equivalent.
I decree that bose is not allowed!
The thing i dont get about madusa 5.1's
My HD 555 and HD215 have a much better sound stage for picking
out directional sound and they are stereo cans where as the
madusa's have 4 drivers per ear.

They arn't terrible but i would say most Sennheisers destroy them
In both sound and build quality.

I guess you could say they are audiophile gamer grade just for the fact
they have so many speakers lol

Oh yeah totally, death to bose lmao
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I'm down. HD280Pros here.
    
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The list has been updated. I'm sorry for being late and missing some of you. I have a few questions though.

Where should the Ozaki PH-009 go?

Also, should I move all the Bose headphones to the gaming section?
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post #1310 of 37778
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The list has been updated. I'm sorry for being late and missing some of you. I have a few questions though.

Where should the Ozaki PH-009 go?

Also, should I move all the Bose headphones to the gaming section?
there should be a section "oh why did i buy" and put the bose in there
lmao just kidding.

I would have said Ozaki PH-009's were a gaming headset imo.
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