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Had a look around for them, a bit over my budget, but i'll keep looking around for any ones selling them cheap, do you have any other recommendations just in case i cant get this particular one?
then A700.... not AD700
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Yep, BT770's are the way to go for bass. I'm still gathering amp funds, though...
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i probably wont be able to afford an amp and the DT770 so i'll most likely end up buying the Audio Technica ATH-A700, either way i need something loud and bassy
    
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just don't expect too high for the first 20 hours of usage.
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The RP-21 is reputed to have the best bass under the Beyer DT770; a claim I wholeheartedly agree with after owning them for a while. The midrange is dry and it takes a ton of break-in for clean treble, but after several hundred hours (about 250 in my case) I can't think of anything better for the price.
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Ill sign up too. Just bought some AKG K81 Dj's, upgrade from some cheapo sonys
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I second Chip's recommendation of the RP-21's
    
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My new computer listening setup: EMU0404 > XM4 > Shures

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The sound is much better than going direct from the X-fi; I'm hoping my OPAMP mods to the X-fi will change that though ... but for now ... the EMU Line Out to the XM4 amp sounds much better.

I like this amp more and more as I pile the hours on the new OPAMP. The bass boost circuit is far better than that available via EQing (either via X-fi's EQ or Media Players). In fact, running the above setup ... I set all EQ settings to flat or "off" and simply run with the XM4 bass boost. Very tight and clean.

    
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My new computer listening setup: EMU0404 > XM4 > Shures

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The sound is much better than going direct from the X-fi; I'm hoping my OPAMP mods to the X-fi will change that though ... but for now ... the EMU Line Out to the XM4 amp sounds much better.

I like this amp more and more as I pile the hours on the new OPAMP. The bass boost circuit is far better than that available via EQing (either via X-fi's EQ or Media Players). In fact, running the above setup ... I set all EQ settings to flat or "off" and simply run with the XM4 bass boost. Very tight and clean.

Why the shures over some nice cans, for at home listening?
    
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Nice to see another XM4 user. Here is my setup:


Mine is a bit modded though. It is an insanely powerful amp, it drives my 600 ohm headphones to earsplitting levels before you get to 9:30 on the volume level. And no distortion or clipping. I've got the AD8620 opamp, and I use a 12v linear regulated modded wall wart. I don't care too much for the bass boost, I think it makes the bass a bit too muddy. It sounds all right on a few songs though.
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