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Urrrrrgh these DT990s are killin me, all I can think about is how good they could sound if properly amped, upgrading audio is even more adicting than a PC!
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Urrrrrgh these DT990s are killin me, all I can think about is how good they could sound if properly amped, upgrading audio is even more adicting than a PC!

Yeup. This is where all the PC upgrade addicts go to when they are done with their PCs biggrin.gif
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Would anyone hear be interested in helping me start an OCN Headphone and Earphones YT Channel?
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It's also weird how much I like the Beyer's purely for being really ugly, first pair of headphones I've owned that give the impression they look how they do because engineering, rather than because pretty.

EDIT: OC'ing noob, I may be new to legit audio stuff but I'd love to help
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Quick question for you guys. I listen to drum and bass and I am looking to purchase some headphones for on the go. I use SR850s on my PC and like the sound they give for the genre. Is there a *closed* back headphone that can produce similar?

For some reason I am really eyeing up the Sennheiser HD 25 1 II.

I'm new to this stuff, good audio equip, be kind. biggrin.gif

Current mobile setup is just some Sennheiser CX150s. I have Sony DR-ZX701s but hate how they sound. Gave em to my sister, only had $35 invested in them.

Edit: I use public transit for get to work and college so I need minimal sound leak. I also have a Fiio E6 so I have some amp ability although I am always forgeting the charge the bugger.
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Yeup. This is where all the PC upgrade addicts go to when they are done with their PCs biggrin.gif
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does anyone own the Beyerdynamic DTX 501p?i tried this earphones at the classical/jazz section when i was in HMV and i was surprised on how it sounds dispite how small the cans look and how cheap it is (SGD$129).
how well DTX501p fare against other genre like EDM, hiphop, rock?? I'm interested in buying this to replace my 4-5 months old ATH CKS77
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I made the mistake of saying "I am going to build my PC in march and not buy anything expensive this year"
3 months later I have brought £200 headphones and I am going to buy a Magni/Modi set up.
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Quick question for you guys. I listen to drum and bass and I am looking to purchase some headphones for on the go. I use SR850s on my PC and like the sound they give for the genre. Is there a *closed* back headphone that can produce similar?

For some reason I am really eyeing up the Sennheiser HD 25 1 II.

I'm new to this stuff, good audio equip, be kind. biggrin.gif

Current mobile setup is just some Sennheiser CX150s. I have Sony DR-ZX701s but hate how they sound. Gave em to my sister, only had $35 invested in them.

Edit: I use public transit for get to work and college so I need minimal sound leak. I also have a Fiio E6 so I have some amp ability although I am always forgeting the charge the bugger.

I had those CX150's and they were ok. I just got Audio-Technica ATH-CKM55BK for Father day and they are much better. I'm an old school drummer so I hear what your saying about drums being the key component when I hear music. The ATH-CKM55BK are very detailed sound that brings a very punctual bass sound without being muffled, siding a bit toward clarity. A punctual bass that doesn't muddy any of the mid or highs. I'd say the mids really stand out in front and the highs do not pierce. You get the punch without blurring all the other music even listening to very hard fast music.

The buds are bigger and give these a close to headphone sound without any need for amplification on my iPhone for them to fully be themselves.. It comes with a shorter wire with extension option. Different size buds for ears that will fit your ears like a glove. Even though they are heavier than the CX150's they do not fall out. Not sure about exercise with them but for everything else no problem. Seems they are getting better as I burn them in. 12.5 driver at 104 dB/mW spec.

If I had to pick at one CON about them it would be the 3.5mm connector which is straight out rather than the curve I fell in love with the CX150's which hug the side of the iPhone rather than stick right out. I really like that after having them and got used to it. However if you use the extension, which I do not, the 3.5mm connector does curve.

They normally sell for $65 I was looking for something that's good but not so good I can't wear to bed or shove in my pocket in fear I'll damage them somehow. If I find a reason to spend more I may try the AKG K375's I was looking at but that's twice the price almost.

Hope you find what your looking for with so many choices.

Edit - This is my take on them....and I'm still learning from the main members here every day...so it's a noob audiophile point of view. biggrin.gif
     
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