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Xb700s?

No, they are xb1000s
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Thanks for the info, I'm gonna fiddle with it after work at 7 thumb.gif I'm really so happy with these things, when I first listened it was slightly harsh but about 20 hours later they sound much better, I really got used to how the only thing the ad700's had going for them were great crystal clear vocals though.

Keep in mind though that the AD700 are sparkly and very light on bass so it may take you some time for your ears to adjust.
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hmmm... im in a pickle. im thinking of either upgrading to some beyers that use that telsa driver or just somehow fixing that horrific headband on my q701s...or maybe both. get a closed back beyer with the telsa driver and keep the q701s (if I can get a nicer headband) and use the akgs for gaming only.

hmmmm...hmmm....
post #14224 of 38372
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hmmm... im in a pickle. im thinking of either upgrading to some beyers that use that telsa driver or just somehow fixing that horrific headband on my q701s...or maybe both. get a closed back beyer with the telsa driver and keep the q701s (if I can get a nicer headband) and use the akgs for gaming only.

hmmmm...hmmm....

Why don't you fix your headband first and then decide? I would order a custom size memory foam and line one side with double sided tape and stick it on the headphone. If this is too expensive, you can consider using sound dampening material or a gel strip.
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hmmm... im in a pickle. im thinking of either upgrading to some beyers that use that telsa driver or just somehow fixing that horrific headband on my q701s...or maybe both. get a closed back beyer with the telsa driver and keep the q701s (if I can get a nicer headband) and use the akgs for gaming only.

hmmmm...hmmm....

Why don't you fix your headband first and then decide? I would order a custom size memory foam and line one side with double sided tape and stick it on the headphone. If this is too expensive, you can consider using sound dampening material or a gel strip.

i'll take a look. i was thinking of something like that but didn't know how well it would work out. definitely going to give that a try, thanks. biggrin.gif
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i'll take a look. i was thinking of something like that but didn't know how well it would work out. definitely going to give that a try, thanks. biggrin.gif

No problem and good luck!
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what is people's thoughts on those wireless headphones they have out there? buddy and I are thinking of building a nice gaming htpc for his media set up and I was thinking maybe grab 2 wireless headphones ... would there be interference between them?

im just thinking up of ideas on what we should do with the whole set up. im thinking of grabbing a racing wheel for games like dirt3 and whatnot.
post #14228 of 38372
Finally got my AKG K550, and what a diffenrence in SQ from the AD700, everything sounds more alive. I'm really liking them, only thing is they don't sound nice with my Note 2, they will mostly be used with my comp on a Fiio E10 or my receiver so not a big issue. Im thinking of getting a E07k or E17k for the note2 since everything sounds harsh on it, the K550, the se215 and my AD700.

So please update me AKG k550, Shure se215 and ATH-AD700
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post #14229 of 38372
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Im thinking of getting a E07k or E17k for the note2 since everything sounds harsh on it, the K550, the se215 and my AD700.

So please update me AKG k550, Shure se215 and ATH-AD700

If you're talking about the harsh spike at lower treble (K550), burn in helps reducing it considerably.
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naw only get that on my phone, with all my headphones, and going with the thread on head-fi people seam to really like the sound of the note 2, I guess I have a defect
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