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Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

Just thought to chime in - a cheap knock off of the AKG headphone line is the SUPERLUX:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=superlux

My friend bought 2 pairs, and I heard them - great set of headphones I must say.

On the subject of the AKG's I will be receiving the AKG 551's to review smile.gif

The in-line mic on the K551 is really dumb IMO
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post #15722 of 38155
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Originally Posted by friend'scatdied View Post

The HD 800s are one of those headphones you have to see in real life to fully appreciate.

It's a shame the finish is so delicate (you can scratch off the silver paint with your fingernail).

The silver paint that encompasses about 20% of the headphones? Oh lord.
 
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post #15723 of 38155
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mmmmmmmmmmmm.... Tippy top huh?



You sure? devil-smiley-019.gif
Hahaah I just wont count those ones!
    
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post #15724 of 38155
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Hahaah I just wont count those ones!

Well at the $1k+ price range, you start getting into the headphones sounding different, but not being "better" then the other ones.
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post #15725 of 38155
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Well at the $1k+ price range, you start getting into the headphones sounding different, but not being "better" then the other ones.
That happens at any price range..
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post #15726 of 38155
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That happens at any price range..

Well I mean there isn't any pricepoint above that where you really get a "better" headphone. Just different or rare headphones. Without knowing the pricing, you could easily compare and contrast and not be able to say one is a better headphone, just more your type of headphone.
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post #15727 of 38155
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Originally Posted by pez View Post

The silver paint that encompasses about 20% of the headphones? Oh lord.

Yup, basically the entire outer assembly. The demo HD 800s at J&R and B&H in Manhattan look unfortunate, to say the least..


On brighter news, my beater headphones have finally arrived!



For those occasions I don't feel like pulling the W3000ANV out...
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post #15728 of 38155
Alright this seems like the right place to ask

I am looking for a new pair of headphones my price limit would be 1000$

I would really like the Sennheiser HD 650 or HD 700 but i really dont know that much about headphones

My music taste is all over the map which makes it a bit hard for me to find something that is good for everything

I like power metal like Sabaton and Luca Turilli but also but also symphonic metal like Nightwish and Edenbridge

On the flip side i also like some japanese songs most are anime intros soundtracks that sort of thing

So is there something out there for 1000$ that can do all that or do i need to go higher?

I am a huge vocal fan bass not so much so but i dont want something without any bass at all

Thanks
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post #15729 of 38155
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

Well I mean there isn't any pricepoint above that where you really get a "better" headphone. Just different or rare headphones. Without knowing the pricing, you could easily compare and contrast and not be able to say one is a better headphone, just more your type of headphone.

That price point is pretty subjective, but I feel you.
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post #15730 of 38155
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Alright this seems like the right place to ask

I am looking for a new pair of headphones my price limit would be 1000$

I would really like the Sennheiser HD 650 or HD 700 but i really dont know that much about headphones

My music taste is all over the map which makes it a bit hard for me to find something that is good for everything

I like power metal like Sabaton and Luca Turilli but also but also symphonic metal like Nightwish and Edenbridge

On the flip side i also like some japanese songs most are anime intros soundtracks that sort of thing

So is there something out there for 1000$ that can do all that or do i need to go higher?

I am a huge vocal fan bass not so much so but i dont want something without any bass at all

Thanks

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