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XB1K's are all sub-bass. That's great if that's what you're looking for, but most people looking for "bassy" cans think of those with slam/mid bass presence..so..they'll be better suited with Pro 900s...

And still, both of these headphones are fatiguing..really DT990s would probably be a better choice in the long run. Also with the price you're paying for the XB1ks you may as well go with a lower version of the XB series. XB1K's don't hold their value.

To get the slam on XB1k's you'll need to strong EQ them and even then, you'll be fatiguing yourself to death is it worth spending 250+ on a headphone that only does electronica well? I wouldn't.

I wouldn't pay more than $250 for the XB1k's.
As for only electronic - well yes, if people mainly listen to electronic, then that's not a bad bet to go by.
I agree about the DT990's and Pro900's - however they don't have that wide presentation that the XB1k's hold - which is something that's amazing to hear for electronic music and gaming purposes too.
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DT990s have a pretty wide soundstage......
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DT990s have a pretty wide soundstage......

I'm not saying they don't - but the DEPTH of the XB1k's I think is unmatched - mainly because of their HUGE size of drivers & headphones.
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Well, the good thing with the XB's is that you have pillows on your ears.

And if you get a flat, I'm pretty sure they'd suffice as a spare tire.
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post #13185 of 37672
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Well, the good thing with the XB's is that you have pillows on your ears.

And if you get a flat, I'm pretty sure they'd suffice as a spare tire.

Haha!

I always thought that the xb series looked comfy. I wonder if I could pick up a set of the pads somewhere, just to see if I could put them on something else.
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I am still in love with my HD650 and Lyr. biggrin.gif
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People buy xb700 pads or headphones to mod their pro900s
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I am still in love with my HD650 and Lyr. biggrin.gif

Some say..the sound is like me whispering in your ear.
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post #13189 of 37672
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Some say..the sound is like me whispering in your ear.

They must have a ground loop somewhere then, because my setup is silent when not singing to me. wink.gif I kid, I kid! biggrin.gifcheers.gif
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Some say..the sound is like me whispering in your ear.

Reminds me - Top Gear is on today biggrin.gif
Some say....
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