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They are THE best headphones under 1K. LCD2s are the next step up.

Am going to try them tomorrow
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post #16222 of 37806
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Ok, I've narrowed my options to the HE-400, AD-900x or the AKG 702/AKG 712 Pro. I've read that the HE-400 has awesome bass with accurate mids and highs with a nice sound stage while the AD 900x AKG 702/712 Pro have great mids/highs with an amazing sound stage but weaker lows compared to the HE-400. So hard to choose!

HE-400s and be done with it. Audio technicas are OK, AKGs are a big fat no since razer dog has the HD600s for 300. HE-400s are amazing though. Seriously, you will not be disappointed.
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post #16223 of 37806
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They are THE best headphones under 1K. LCD2s are the next step up.

They are no best nor worse. Its a matter or preference.
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Keep in mind the bigger the bass you do sacrifice other areas by muddying the sound.

I agree its very hard to choose. Reason some folks here have more than one pair to compliment each other depending on what your doing.

Not always. The ATH-A900x has less bass than the HE-500s, and they sound slightly more muddied.
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Not always. The ATH-A900x has less bass than the HE-500s, and they sound slightly more muddied.

That's what I'm learning. Varies as I'm seeing not always the case. Thank you.
     
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They are no best nor worse. Its a matter or preference.

Yeah. On audio forums I think most people assume that there is a giant IMO clause after any post about sound quality.
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They are no best nor worse. Its a matter or preference.

...and how good are your ears. wink.gif
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...and how good are your ears. wink.gif

The golden ear myth again?
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The golden ear myth again?

There IS such a thing as a "golden ear". There can be golden sight, sense of smell, touch, and any other sense for that matter. It is just the genetics lottery.

I don't think he was referring to golden ears either. Sometimes you could simply have bad hearing due to hearing loss or damage.
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There IS such a thing as a "golden ear". There can be golden sight, sense of smell, touch, and any other sense for that matter. It is just the genetics lottery.

I don't think he was referring to golden ears either. Sometimes you could simply have bad hearing due to hearing loss or damage.

Right but for the vast majority of music, it wouldn't really matter. Most music doesn't extend into those frequencies.
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