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post #24191 of 38154
I wonder why beyerdynamic chose to basically not damp any of their Tesla series at all.

I also wonder why their QC has been so sloppy (not just failures but audible driver mismatches, et al.).
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I have had my DT990 Pro for a bit now and I am wondering what the next step is for a amp and/or DAC. I currently plug them into a DGX which I know isn't the most ideal. My max would be $150. Any thoughts?

These DT990's are pretty awesome as it is. I just want MOAR AWWWSUM!!!

Edit: If it makes a difference you can ignore my location. I have contacts in the US.
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I have had my DT990 Pro for a bit now and I am wondering what the next step is for a amp and/or DAC. I currently plug them into a DGX which I know isn't the most ideal. My max would be $150. Any thoughts?

These DT990's are pretty awesome as it is. I just want MOAR AWWWSUM!!!

Edit: If it makes a difference you can ignore my location. I have contacts in the US.
My advice would be to buy an amp now (O2/Magni/Vali) then add a dedicated DAC later down the line.

Which amp would be better, I don't know. People on head-fi seem to say that tube amps work wonders with the DT990 so I would sway towards the Vali.
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And keep the DGX in as the DAC?
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And keep the DGX in as the DAC?
Yup.
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Yup.

Cool.

Imaginary +1. Thanks for chiming in!
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Just set up a trade with a guy on Head-Fi, my DT880's for his SR225i's. But these are no ordinary Grados, these have lapacho wood ear cups and a custom headband. Gotta say, super stoked to try them out.
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Just set up a trade with a guy on Head-Fi, my DT880's for his SR225i's. But these are no ordinary Grados, these have lapacho wood ear cups and a custom headband. Gotta say, super stoked to try them out.
Great trade! I'd make that trade any day! I love Grados (in theory) I want to try them out for my metal/rock music.
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post #24200 of 38154
Hi guys, I need some advice!

I am looking to replace my Aurvana X-Fi headphones. The sound on these guys was amazing- but as many know the construction is absolute crap! I will admit, I have a big freaking head, but from reading around looks like every single pair suffers from cracking plastic eventually. I used tons of electric tape to hold them together (hey, they are expensive!) but eventually it got absurd so I dumped them.

I wear headphones for hours in the evening, and play games and listen to music (lots of classic rock) about equally....a nice solid bass is a must. I am picky about my sound but not nearly as much as some of you pros.
Like I said, my head is enormous, so I am pretty paranoid about cracking a new pair.
I am looking to spend around 200 dollars, +/- 50.

Any suggestions?
Does anyone have experience with the Klipsch Status headphones? I really like the brand, and although the construction has a flexible "band", it is supposedly of some insanely strong plastic...on the other hand some reviews have mentioned the fit is snug, so given my head size it is a bit of a worry.

Any tips appreciated!

Ideally looking to buy via Amazin, just scored some gift cards
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