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Picked up a pair of MEE Electronics M6 Pros. Nice accessories and great sound once you get ear tip and placement right. They sound horrible without a good seal, however, when you get it right they stay put and sound pretty nice.

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post #29942 of 38541
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Originally Posted by phenom01 View Post

Someone suggest a upgrade to my AKG 701's with bass mod. I want a flat out upgrade. Mid $500 start wiling to go higher with performance. wheee.gif

*edit* 90% gaming 10% music.

No point in spending more than $400 total on an entire headphone setup (includes amp and DAC) if you are using it for gaming 90% of the time; it's just a waste of money. If you really want something similar to the K701, but with more bass, I would recommend the K545. You sacrifice some treble and soundstage for a whole lot of bass.
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I'm curious though... Why would you say the lower end model would have bigger soundstage?

That's the consensus from people who have compared them all. The K712 and K7xx have boosted bass response and lower mid range (which is the main difference between these and the K701/K702) which may lower the sound stage slightly.
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You sacrifice some treble and soundstage for a whole lot of bass.
I continue to find it hilarious how much bass AKG was able to coax out of the K550/553 driver by just changing the enclosure (speaking after several bass massages from the K845BT).
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Hi @pez, can you please update my amp in the member list to a Schiit Valhalla smile.gif ? Came with Electro-Harmonix 6922 Gold Pin and 6H30Pi Gold Pin tubes. Still using the FiiO E10K as the DAC.

Sorry for the delay. I'm on it, chief!



Aaaaand done!
Edited by pez - 11/7/15 at 8:08am
 
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Sorry for the delay. I'm on it, chief!



Aaaaand done!

Thanks smile.gif !
   
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Hello people! I have now aquired a pair of MrSpeakers Alpha Dogs, and i am now looking for a transportable solution for them and a desktop for them and My K7XX. ( for those who helped my before i didnt buy anything for this reason )

I am looking not to alter my headphones, but to improve the qualties they have, neutral with a slight increase in bass.
Does anyone know what would work? budget is fairly big around 400-500 pounds max.

Thanks in advance.
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Hello people! I have now aquired a pair of MrSpeakers Alpha Dogs, and i am now looking for a transportable solution for them and a desktop for them and My K7XX. ( for those who helped my before i didnt buy anything for this reason )

I am looking not to alter my headphones, but to improve the qualties they have, neutral with a slight increase in bass.
Does anyone know what would work? budget is fairly big around 400-500 pounds max.

Thanks in advance.

For home use, Schiit Asgard 2 and Schiit Modi 2. For mobile use, I can't help you, because I'm not familiar enough with mobil amps.
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Not sure I ever noticed a bass bump from the Asgard 2. It's warm for a solid state amp, sure, but that's just about it. A clean, neutral amp with a touch of warmth. It does wonders for already warm-ish headphones, but it seems to be an arrow-to-the-knee for anything that is neutral or that errs to the side of being bright.

The DAC used may effect this a bit more, but for what you're looking for, I'm thinking a tube amp may do you better justice. I know I highly preferred the K701 and K712 on a WooAudio WA7 Fireflies over my Asgard 2. However, the opposite was true for my HD650. My tastes may differ now, but I definitely wanted my HD650 back on my Asgard 2 after hearing them through the WA7. Not a bad sound, just not what I was looking for.
 
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I dont want to alter the sound, i just described the sound so you knew what would work well.
Also my prefered sound signatur is neutral, detailed and large soundstage.
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