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Akg's - 5/5

SR225's - 4/5


Personally, i'd get the AKG's i think. Or whichever's cheapest. AKG's are pretty massive too, so aint no wearin' them outside.

Can't say much as i've never listened through any of those. What i can say though is that my SR-60's are wonderful things. So by that reasoning, the SR225's will be pretty damn good.
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got myself a cheap pair of Tirtton AX51
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Personally, i'd get the AKG's i think. Or whichever's cheapest. AKG's are pretty massive too, so aint no wearin' them outside.

Can't say much as i've never listened through any of those. What i can say though is that my SR-60's are wonderful things. So by that reasoning, the SR225's will be pretty damn good.
these cans will never see the outside world once i get them.
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Ok i've narrowed down my choices to these 2 AKG 701 or Grado sr225's there's a $50 price diff between them but i wanna know what u guys think.
what will you use them for? they are two very different beats.
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what will you use them for? they are two very different beats.
Just what I was going to ask. You couldn't pick two cans that were more opposite of each other really .
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Just what I was going to ask. You couldn't pick two cans that were more opposite of each other really
100% music listening. i already have senns for gaming/movies.
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100% music listening. i already have senns for gaming/movies.
What are your preferences though?

- Genres?
- Smooth/relaxed vs. forward/high-energy?
- Do you plan on using an amp? If so, how much are you looking to spend?
- Any portable use?

If you plan to use these unamped, then 225 is the better option. The K701 is notoriously difficult to drive properly and match with the correct amp, which in doing so could cost you another $3-400 possibly (if you're willing to get them to sound as they should).
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100% music listening. i already have senns for gaming/movies.
But what sort of?

*EDIT*

Beat me to it... damn you aura!
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Beat me to it... damn you aura!
Woops.
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But what sort of?
my muscal taste is well rounded from jazz,easy listening,rock,lil hip-hop,trance.
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