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I don't see what the problem with the HD595's are. They have a super bassline for trancey/metal music, and it's pretty clear, though I have to put my crystalizer on 100% for it to really break though, plus the noise sharpening plugin for foobar.
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sennheiser has a very balanced sound... too balanced for me usually.
but for most of ppl it sounds good.
the only thing i don't like from sennheiser is their clamping force.... i got a very big and round head....
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Hmm. you're all getting new headphones.
and i'm getting a bit bored of my set now
anyone wanna recommend me some headphones?
    
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sennheiser has a very balanced sound... too balanced for me usually.
but for most of ppl it sounds good.
the only thing i don't like from sennheiser is their clamping force.... i got a very big and round head....
You've got a point there I actually never thought of that - because I have a very long head, and it's still a bit stiff on me. I guess it's not that suited for "wider" people.
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Just got my AD700's from audiocubes.com a couple days ago, these things rock, although i kinda don't like the purple sides... but the audio is all I care about. great sound all around, comparable to my 555s but I prefer these ones, burnt in for over 200hrs now, and they're my favorites, good quality cord on them too
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Question for you guys. Right now I'm using some Plantronics DSP-500's which obviously are meant more for gaming than audio quality. Granted, they get the job done fine, but I would like to hear all your input on a new set of headphones.

I'm an audiophile at heart, and just to demonstrate that fact check out my thread in my sig (the CarPC one). I enjoy tinkering with stuff and having little knobs and settings to adjust. In fact, just tonight I got a time alignment plug-in working for my CarPC. Pretty sweet stuff.

Now, keep in mind with the recommendations that I need something with a boom mic as I play CS very frequently and also use ventrilo. If it doesn't have a built in mic, it can have a "add-on" mic or something to that effect that still resides on the headphones or can be coupled with them for ease of use. If such a thing exist and quality head phones can be had as well, I'd love to try some new setups.

For budget, I figure we could go with 2 price points. First, something around $100 total cost (headset, mic, etc.). Then for the second setup how about 150-200 total cost for everything. That way I can decide what I want to get and hear some input on the advantages at each price point. Thanks in advance all!
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$100 range you could try the Turtle beach HPA earforce 2.0 but again they're gaming headset http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/EarFo...oductDetail.do

for around $150ish
Audio Technica ATH AD700s (these ROCK)
http://www.audiocubes.com/product/Au...eadphones.html
and a zalman clip on mic
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836501002

seriously a boom mic and good audio driver headphones, is like an oxymoron. The turtle beach are good but audio wise they're lacking in soundstage, I truly prefer my Seinhausser HD555s and AD700s over them for audio by a long shot, but i bring them to LANs, for ease of use. At home I use one set of headphones and the zalman mic, but i recently broke it and need to get a new one.... DOH!
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So my HD 280 Pro's which I bought less than a month ago have broken. The right ear has no output. I got them on eBay but it says they have a two year warranty. I'm getting pretty nervous seen as the seller hasn't replied yet, they do have over 5000 positive feedback though. I have also contacted Sennhesier with no reply yet.

What do you think I should do?
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......Seinhausser......
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So my HD 280 Pro's which I bought less than a month ago have broken. The right ear has no output. I got them on eBay but it says they have a two year warranty. I'm getting pretty nervous seen as the seller hasn't replied yet, they do have over 5000 positive feedback though. I have also contacted Sennhesier with no reply yet.

What do you think I should do?
Was your seller an authorized Senn dealer? I hope so - Sennhieser won't offer warranty unless it was.
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