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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

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The 250 ohm will always need an amp to sound decent. Even the 80's sounded very thin and weak from a phone or laptop.

They won't be used with a laptop much, maybe 10% of the time. As long as they work then I'm alright with it.

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post #24452 of 38150
I tried the 80s with a laptop (also higher impedance headphones at other times) for kicks, etc. I disagree with it sounding much different after matching volume, but I guess it could depend somewhat strongly on the exact laptop.

Definitely not in unusable range, at least to me. Maybe my standards aren't like others'.
post #24453 of 38150
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I tried the 80s with a laptop (also higher impedance headphones at other times) for kicks, etc. I disagree with it sounding much different after matching volume, but I guess it could depend somewhat strongly on the exact laptop.

Definitely not in unusable range, at least to me. Maybe my standards aren't like others'.
Using a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist 2, my desktop's onboard, a Nokia Lumia 920 and a Galaxy Note 3 all underpowered them and made them sound very thin. I started wiring up my Fiio E17 with an aux cable for my closing shifts at Taco Bell (after the doors closed we used headphones and got hard to work).
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post #24454 of 38150
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So there's nothing better for the price? Thanks.

Any input on which version of the DT770's to go with? They will mostly be used with an amp but I would like them to work with onboard laptop audio as well if needed.

I would actually recommend the 32 LEs. At least over the 80s. Mids are better, and the sparkle is toned down just a bit. Enough to not be so annoying at least. Low gain will help the 32s, but since you're using an amp/DAC for sure, the 250s might be the better option.
 
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Hmm...he never said anything about knifepoint :ninja:

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Just bought a pair of Klipsch S4i Rugged, they are pretty bassy with my iphone EQ turned off and they highs are pretty sharp. I have read that these IEMs get significantly better after burn in. Anyone happen to know about how long the burn in period on these will take? Thinking of just hooking them up to an iPod over the weekend and letting them play.

I also can't wait for the Comply Tx-100 to come in. These rubber tips irritate my ears so quick. mad.gif
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post #24458 of 38150
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Using a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist 2, my desktop's onboard, a Nokia Lumia 920 and a Galaxy Note 3 all underpowered them and made them sound very thin. I started wiring up my Fiio E17 with an aux cable for my closing shifts at Taco Bell (after the doors closed we used headphones and got hard to work).
My experience with the 80 ohms is as follows:
Ainol Spark (chinese retina/android tablet) - Dear god it sucks so bad.
SGalaxy S1 - It was "ok". Although wasn't able to test much because it died. The headphone jack I mean.
Oppo Find5 (phone) - Pretty darn good.

And I mainly listen to metal.
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My experience with the 80 ohms is as follows:
Ainol Spark (chinese retina/android tablet) - Dear god it sucks so bad.
SGalaxy S1 - It was "ok". Although wasn't able to test much because it died. The headphone jack I mean.
Oppo Find5 (phone) - Pretty darn good.

And I mainly listen to metal.

what cans do you own?
    
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Just bought a pair of Klipsch S4i Rugged, they are pretty bassy with my iphone EQ turned off and they highs are pretty sharp. I have read that these IEMs get significantly better after burn in. Anyone happen to know about how long the burn in period on these will take? Thinking of just hooking them up to an iPod over the weekend and letting them play.

I also can't wait for the Comply Tx-100 to come in. These rubber tips irritate my ears so quick. mad.gif

Don't do anything. The change of eartips will do more to change the sound than any mechanical 'burn-in'.
The burn-in resulting from earphones is due to different insertion depths and initially, your earcanal via heat molding around the eartip.
Plugging it into an iPod and playing it over the weekend = a waste of time (and power).
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