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Originally Posted by Dagamus NM View Post

Nah man. Maybe when I retire but for now it is just music, ladies, and beer. I need to maintain a level of mental sharpness for math and physics calculations.

Just listening to spotify with my iphone 6s+,
, and HD650s. A mix of snowgoons, motorhead, and die antwoord.

But while you are talking about FLAC files, what are you guys using to organize your content? Foobar seems like the choice. I set it up on my laptop with a bunch of settings specific to the xd-05. I will be playing the flac files through the ibasso DX80. I wish it had the larger headphone jack but at least the HD650 came with the adapter dongle so I don't have to put the pressures on the headphone jack that I would otherwise for portable listening.

Try to use mostly Foobar.
Prefer Flac but got lots of MP3 to frown.gif

Next to that i use Spotify Premium..

Also use Sonarworks plugin on Dt990's and EqualizerAPO on the HD650.
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Hey guys, just wondering what you guys thought of the drop for the K7XX's for $199? I need a new set of cans but I haven't really been following AKG recently.

It's a phenomenal headphone for the price. I like it more overall than the Beyerdynamic DT 880 Pro 250 Ohm and the Audio Technica ATH-A900X, and it destroys both for gaming.
 
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Just for your guys information:

Rum + Weed + Neil Young - Collector's Heartland CD1 Electric Horseman [FLAC] + HD650 = Heaven
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgLorxW0Vo8

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Originally Posted by Dagamus NM View Post

Nah man. Maybe when I retire but for now it is just music, ladies, and beer. I need to maintain a level of mental sharpness for math and physics calculations.

Just listening to spotify with my iphone 6s+, Xduoo xd-05, and HD650s. A mix of snowgoons, motorhead, and die antwoord.

But while you are talking about FLAC files, what are you guys using to organize your content? Foobar seems like the choice. I set it up on my laptop with a bunch of settings specific to the xd-05. I will be playing the flac files through the ibasso DX80. I wish it had the larger headphone jack but at least the HD650 came with the adapter dongle so I don't have to put the pressures on the headphone jack that I would otherwise for portable listening.
I use Foobar and I keep everything organized by band on the drive. Classical and soundtracks I dump into sub-folders.
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It's a phenomenal headphone for the price. I like it more overall than the Beyerdynamic DT 880 Pro 250 Ohm and the Audio Technica ATH-A900X, and it destroys both for gaming.

Interesting you say this. I have the ATH-A900X and most people have said there isn't much difference / not worth upgrading.
How are the K7xx's better (for gaming). Positioning? Soundstage? I imagine booming explosions and stuff will be more enjoyable.
I've been looking to try a set on and off for a while now, and the current drop is for all black ones, which I like the look of...

However - I'd also like to try some planars. HF 400 or similar. How do these go for gaming?
Edited by Spork13 - 7/8/16 at 4:51pm
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Interesting you say this. I have the ATH-A900X and most people have said there isn't much difference / not worth upgrading.
How are the K7xx's better (for gaming). Positioning? Soundstage? I imagine booming explosions and stuff will be more enjoyable.
I've been looking to try a set on and off for a while now, and the current drop is for all black ones, which I like the look of...

However - I'd also like to try some planars. HF 400 or similar. How do these go for gaming?

K7xx sound stage is much bigger, although the A900X's is still good for a closed headphone. The A900X also sounds too bass shy in comparison. From what I understand the only headphones that can compete with the AKG K7xx/K701/K702/Q701 sound stage, for under $300, are the Beyerdynamic DT 990, Audio Technica ATH-AD700/AD700X/AD900/AD900X, and the Philips Fidelio X2, but that's just consensus. I haven't heard any of those open Audio Technicas or the Fidelio X2.

The HiFiMan HE-400 and HE-400S are not said to be on that level regarding sound stage. I've only listened to the HE-400i (out of all the HE-400 models) and the sound stage on that is smaller than most other open headphones. Supposedly it has a bigger sound stage now however, due to HiFiMan removing restrictive material around the magnets.
 
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Oops. I misread your post boredgunner.
You wrote ATH-A900X. I somehow read ATH-AD900X.
(Which are my current gaming cans)
So I'm guessing soundstage and imaging are similar, but with better bass from the AKGs.
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Oops. I misread your post boredgunner.
You wrote ATH-A900X. I somehow read ATH-AD900X.
(Which are my current gaming cans)
So I'm guessing soundstage and imaging are similar, but with better bass from the AKGs.

Ah, with the AD900X I wouldn't upgrade to the K7xx. I'd either "sidegrade" and get a headphone for a totally different purpose (if you want a different kind of sound for a different kind of music), or upgrade to something universally superior like the HE-560.
 
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Cheers mate.
Just bought some STAX SR-507's at a great price.
Should be able to find an adapter for $150ish.
From all accounts these should be quite different to either of my dynamic headphones. smile.gif
Edited by Spork13 - 7/8/16 at 11:03pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shardnax View Post

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgLorxW0Vo8

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Thats pretty good.
Dont like his "glitter" image but damn he can play lol.
Will look for more of his stuff, thanks thumb.gif

Rock without glitter:

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