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Or DT880's for music (as reported by Soloz) .
I felt like Cyber just wanted phones where he can't hear anything from the outside world so he can just forget about everything, thus I suggested the DT770 as it offers better isolation than the DT880
    
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If isolation is the goal, why not take a gander at IEMs? ER4p, perhaps?
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If isolation is the goal, why not take a gander at IEMs? ER4p, perhaps?
Good point.
    
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I felt like Cyber just wanted phones where he can't hear anything from the outside world so he can just forget about everything, thus I suggested the DT770 as it offers better isolation than the DT880
True point Niko. I was simply adding that the 880's would better serve for music than the 770's and its proficiency for gaming. Closed cans (or iem's, nice suggestion Chipp) would be excellent for CD, no doubt about that.

Not to derail CD and his decision, but I was wondering - how do AKG K271's compare against Beyer DT770's?
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My first "real" headphones were a pair of HardshellKoss back in 1977...I think they came from Radio Shack? After that I had some hardshell Sony phones I inherited from my brother..all I remember is they made my ears sweat. They I got the new gen of Koss with the foam "donuts" for earpads...which I loved..they were deafening

Then I got into the ultralight Sennheiser phones when the Walkman was first released. I had a WalkPro from HongKong that my Dad brought back from a trip...20-20K hz zero wow and flutter .000something THD on metal tape. This was when the Walkman just came out..I've always liked "pro" audio gear.

I spent quite a few years in headphones while riding the train to school...

But after I got a Denon and some Klipsch I only wore headpjhones when laying tracks.

But I think it's time again. Got the TV in the living room the Movie in the media room the radio in the bay's room...the pumps and fans and then there's the Wife and Kids...lol

Headphones!
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True point Niko. I was simply adding that the 880's would better serve for music than the 770's and its proficiency for gaming. Closed cans (or iem's, nice suggestion Chipp) would be excellent for CD, no doubt about that.

Not to derail CD and his decision, but I was wondering - how do AKG K271's compare against Beyer DT770's?
In my opinion, the DT770's are better for gaming where the K271's are better for music.

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My first "real" headphones were a pair of HardshellKoss back in 1977...I think they came from Radio Shack? After that I had some hardshell Sony phones I inherited from my brother..all I remember is they made my ears sweat. They I got the new gen of Koss with the foam "donuts" for earpads...which I loved..they were deafening

Then I got into the ultralight Sennheiser phones when the Walkman was first released. I had a WalkPro from HongKong that my Dad brought back from a trip...20-20K hz zero wow and flutter .000something THD on metal tape. This was when the Walkman just came out..I've always liked "pro" audio gear.

I spent quite a few years in headphones while riding the train to school...

But after I got a Denon and some Klipsch I only wore headpjhones when laying tracks.

But I think it's time again. Got the TV in the living room the Movie in the media room the radio in the bay's room...the pumps and fans and then there's the Wife and Kids...lol

Headphones!
But which form factor Cyber?
    
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My AKG K271S' should be arriving soon! Yay!

Sign me up.
    
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i shall join seeing as how soloZ has helped me toward the path of the ever so sexy
dt770's and possibly the ATH-A900
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In my opinion, the DT770's are better for gaming where the K271's are better for music.
Yeah, that's pretty much what I was expecting, but I thought that perhaps the Beyers at least were equal with the AKG's in music (and better in gaming of course). They are $60-70 more :/.

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My AKG K271S' should be arriving soon! Yay!
Lmk what you think of them Heru . More than likely they will end up being my next pair as well.
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