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Oh well that makes sense. I'm dumb. I didn't think about it like that. Thanks for the clarification.
lol, I never said you were dumb... just uneducated
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Not a fan of the design on the Grado's. I was thinking about getting the HD555's, but i think i may go out on a limb and get the HD595's later on instead. I'll probably get the HD595's and an E-MU 0404 USB DAC when i move into a new place. HOPEFULLY beginning of summer. I can't wait for all of it .
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Not a fan of the design on the Grado's. I was thinking about getting the HD555's, but i think i may go out on a limb and get the HD595's later on instead. I'll probably get the HD595's and an E-MU 0404 USB DAC when i move into a new place. HOPEFULLY beginning of summer. I can't wait for all of it .
Get HD580's if possible. They kill the 595's from what I've read. S1rrah can attest to this - he owned both and was much happier with the 580's.
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Not a fan of the design on the Grado's. I was thinking about getting the HD555's, but i think i may go out on a limb and get the HD595's later on instead. I'll probably get the HD595's and an E-MU 0404 USB DAC when i move into a new place. HOPEFULLY beginning of summer. I can't wait for all of it .
I'm by no means the expert on these things ...

But I *have* owned both the HD595's and the HD580's and just have to say that if you want something a bit more future proof, extensible and capable (especially when properly amped) ... you should hunt down the HD580's instead of the HD595's.

IMHO, the HD580's are WAY WAY better headphones.

The bass is twice that of the HD595's.

The volume ceiling (without clipping/distorting) is far beyond that of the HD595's.

And they are quite a bit more moddable than the HD595's.

Hunt them down and you won't regret it.

Just a friendly, highly subjective tip.

    
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Get HD580's if possible. They kill the 595's from what I've read. S1rrah can attest to this - he owned both and was much happier with the 580's.
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Haha, i read the exact opposite. But i think that might have been Amazon reviews, so who knows. I'll look into them both more and get one or the other. Thanks for the tips again. Ah, i want them now. After looking at all these nice headphones, the more i get sick of looking at and listening to these HD212Pro's, hah.

Oh yea. Any recommendations for an amp? I haven't looked them up much, but it seems the headphones are way better with an amp.
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I'm by no means the expert on these things ...

Just a friendly, highly subjective tip.
Such modesty . More like friendly, highly objective tip.


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I try .
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if you have a good source and amp then the HD580's are much better, if you don't then HD595's are the clear winner.
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I've got a MisterX Mini^3 on the way. $100 shipped from Head-Fi.

Can't wait.
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I've got a MisterX Mini^3 on the way. $100 shipped from Head-Fi.

Can't wait.
Nice! I might get one for my portable setup.
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