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what about an amp? k701's really need an amp to sound their best. They are a better all around can than the sr225's.

however, with your music genres I'd say a pair of RS1's would fit you well... but then again a nice amp is in order :-p
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what about an amp? k701's really need an amp to sound their best. They are a better all around can than the sr225's.

however, with your music genres I'd say a pair of RS1's would fit you well... but then again a nice amp is in order :-p
RS1s are twice as much as either of those, though.

The K701s will sound great with the jazz and easy listening, but they lack the bass quantity/impact that you need for hip hop and trance.

The SR225s will sound great with the rock, and maybe the hip hop and trance after the bowl tape mod, but they'll be too forward and in-your-face for the jazz and easy stuff.
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RS1s are twice as much as either of those, though.

The K701s will sound great with the jazz and easy listening, but they lack the bass quantity/impact that you need for hip hop and trance.

The SR225s will sound great with the rock, and maybe the hip hop and trance after the bowl tape mod, but they'll be too forward and in-your-face for the jazz and easy stuff.
Perhaps look to the DT880? Similar sound sig to the Grados, but more relaxed for jazz, etc.
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Perhaps look to the DT880? Similar sound sig to the Grados, but more relaxed for jazz, etc.
That's certainly a good middle ground, although they share the two main disadvantages of the K701, needing an amp to sound great and being kind of lean on bass, although the extent of each of these traits is a bit less with the DT880, I believe.
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Perhaps look to the DT880? Similar sound sig to the Grados, but more relaxed for jazz, etc.
Very good suggestion Chipp. They also have exceptional detail, even more than K701. Really excellent cans for jazz.
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@roningai : If you are predominantly guitar rock oriented ...

Then ...

(a picture speaks louder than words)

...



...

<sigh>

Yes. I want to sleep with my headphones.

    
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@roningai : If you are predominantly guitar rock oriented ...

Then ...

(a picture speaks louder than words)

...



...

<sigh>

Yes. I want to sleep with my headphones.

hmm ure just a little bit wierd
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hmm ure just a little bit wierd
LOL, yea .
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methinks s1rrah has had a bit too much free time...
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methinks s1rrah has had a bit too much free time...
Maybe just a bit too ...



...

But listening on Sat/Sun's really is one of the finer points throughout any given week.

Just worked through some Bright Eyes releases and now entering the 70's Physchedelia realm with a bit of Mount Rushmore ....

Not enough hours in the weekend.

    
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