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Bit of a dust magnet, but the picture makes it look worse than it is.

love that stand which one is it? i was about to buy a brainwavez one despite the crappy laser etched logo, then i saw yours i like the black better!!
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post #18162 of 35431
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love that stand which one is it? i was about to buy a brainwavez one despite the crappy laser etched logo, then i saw yours i like the black better!!

I believe she imported it from Asia through eBay.
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post #18164 of 35431
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Bit of a dust magnet, but the picture makes it look worse than it is.

I may end up buying one of these via ebay as well! The cheapest one I could find was $29.99 with free shipping, how much did you pay for yours?
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That's the exact one I bought. They sent me the first one in white, but they said I could keep it and shipped me the appropriate black one as well.
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Hey everyone! I'm in the market of getting another headphone. I'm interested in the DT990's atm.

For those who have or tried it, how is the sound? Is it comfortable? I loved the Q701's, so I'm looking for something similar while I try out other headphones.
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I see you trying to sell my headphones for a profit, I know you can afford them

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Hey everyone! I'm in the market of getting another headphone. I'm interested in the DT990's atm.

For those who have or tried it, how is the sound? Is it comfortable? I loved the Q701's, so I'm looking for something similar while I try out other headphones.
The comfort is the same as with DT770 and all the other DTXXX models. Heaven (Pro maybe has a little too much clamping force at first).
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Hey everyone! I'm in the market of getting another headphone. I'm interested in the DT990's atm.

For those who have or tried it, how is the sound? Is it comfortable? I loved the Q701's, so I'm looking for something similar while I try out other headphones.

Beyerdynamic headphones usually fare excellent in comfort, and the DT990 is no exception. There's a slight clamping force at first for the Pro version, but over time it disappears and you won't notice them much on your head while wearing them.

Sound-wise, the DT990 is definitely on the bright side of neutral, with emphasized treble (some would say grating and peaky, I call it sharp and detailed) as well as having great bass extension for an open headphone. It's not as prominent or boomy as the DT770 Pro 80, but what it has is deep, rumbling sub-bass. It's best to pair it with a warm source such as a tube amp to tame the highs as well as bring out the mids more, which is usually less emphasized due to Beyer's smiley face sound signature.

I would call the DT990 "fun" headphones that perform well in most genres like pop, electronic and rock music but if you're looking for neutrality, then go with the flatter DT880 or the Sennheiser HD600/650.
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I wouldn't say the DT 990 has great sub-bass. It's got a bumped up midbass and starts sloping down below 100Hz.

Then again I think looking for subbass in headphones is silly.
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