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post #1581 of 38150
I'm going to get these tommorow unless there are some objections.
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post #1582 of 38150
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Originally Posted by kevg73 View Post
thanks. I just thought the sickness might give you some extra time to listen but then i remembered last time i had the flu... i was in my bathroom for a good 8+ hours. I forgot how badly getting sick screws up your whole body... ears too. hope you feel better
Funny thing is ...

The occurrence of the food poisoning near perfectly coincided with the arrival of my SE530's, which anyone who has really looked forward to getting something can understand, had generated a bit of obsessive thought in me (ie > always wondering when they'd arrive, longing, couldn't sleep, etc.).

What's funny is that the night of my first fever, those same longings, those sort of nice but still "OCD" type musings I'd been having around the headphones, once combined with sleeping with a high fever, sort of turned into nightmares of a type ... weird, headphone delirium dreams that woke me up a few times the first night (cold sweat and all) and it really sort of turned me off from even looking at the things.

True story.

It's all better now of course ... fevers can do weird things to a person while sleeping ...

But happily I've been listening to them all day today.

<shwew! back to normal!>

    
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post #1583 of 38150
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I wouldn't cancel the order. If the AD500/AD700 sound anything like the closed versions (A500/A700), they will be crap.

In reality, the headstage presented by a pair of headphones is not used for gaming. The game has it's own 3d audio processor which emulates positional audio, regardless of the actual headstage on a given pair of headphones.

The SR80 is a significantly better headphone than the audio technicas. The only audio technica headphones worth their salt are the AD2000, W5000, ESW9 and ES7 (and possibly a few other portables), not counting the out of production models.
Finally, someone else who doesn't like all this Audio Technica whoring on this forum
    
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post #1584 of 38150
for the money I think the Ax00 series are great for gaming, but I don't use mine for music.
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post #1585 of 38150
LOL......

every headphones are good at their own zone.... so don't tell me that you played slow jazz on ATH-Ax00 series... coz it won't beat other headphones.
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post #1586 of 38150
Just got a set of Speedlink Medusa 5.1 ProGamers.

Hopefully should go nice with my X-Fi

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/106186
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Woot! My Shure e4c's are waiting at my house right now for me, when I get home from work.
    
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w00t! Rudolph just dropped me a late gift from santa... opened it up... turns out to be DV332
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post #1589 of 38150
A friend of mine just gave me a pair of able planet NC500 's. I am actually pretty pleased with the sound quality. Very crisp, clear with deep resonating tones. I also have never experienced anything with ANC ... so that was kind of surreal. I mean I love music, but by no means do qualify as an audiophile... but all in all I really dig them.

I have never heard of able planet before I was given these.... does anyone else know much about the company?


EDIT: whoaaaah.... I just looked up the price on-line, I wouldn't say they are $150 green backs good ... but then again I wouldn't know even if they were
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Sorry about the delay. I just updated the list.
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