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Looking to expand my grand collection of headphones which has a total of one pair of HD650s. tongue.gif

As much as I love these headphones, I would love to pick up another pair of cans that have more bass. Any recommendations that have similar sound to the HD650s but more bass?

Budget would be around what 650s cost (~400$).
Edited by hiarc - 6/19/16 at 11:56am
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Originally Posted by hiarc View Post

Looking to expand my grand collection of headphones which has a total of one pair of HD650s. tongue.gif

As much as I love these headphones, I would love to pick up another pair of cans that have more bass. Any recommendations that have similar sound to the HD650s but more bass?

Budget would be around what 650s cost (~400$).

Philips Fidelio X2 perhaps, which is far under budget.
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Philips Fidelio X2 perhaps, which is far under budget.

Agreed! thumb.gif
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Thanks for the recommendation, time to do some research and see if there is any places nearby where I can test them before hand.

Are there any other choices, maybe some higher up?
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Thanks for the recommendation, time to do some research and see if there is any places nearby where I can test them before hand.

Are there any other choices, maybe some higher up?

If you're willing to go a bit over, ZMF Vibro MK II maybe? Closed planar magnetic headphone known for its bass quantity, quality, and extension, and also for its mids.
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Those look real nice, thanks again for the recommendation.

I think this is a good head start for me to continue research and figure out which path I want to take. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by boredgunner View Post

If you're willing to go a bit over, ZMF Vibro MK II maybe? Closed planar magnetic headphone known for its bass quantity, quality, and extension, and also for its mids.
Neat that they offer so many customization options.
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Thanks for the recommendation, time to do some research and see if there is any places nearby where I can test them before hand.

Are there any other choices, maybe some higher up?

sometimes its not about money. I also agree with fidelio x2 recc. can't go wrong there.

maybe a fidelio x2, USB Regen filter, and a nice DAC/AMP combo like my SMSL M6
    
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One of the upsides to having a friend in a band is periodic free music. And even better, I can give her crap if one of the new songs sucks. biggrin.gif
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sometimes its not about money. I also agree with fidelio x2 recc. can't go wrong there.

maybe a fidelio x2, USB Regen filter, and a nice DAC/AMP combo like my SMSL M6
It never hurts to check other options thumb.gif.


When are you getting your Stax set, if you don't mind my asking?
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