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heh indeed
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Hey guys,

I want a pair of closed headphones for Outdoor/Bus/Train use.
I don't want them to be overly pricey or bulky, preferably under $100 USD (Or close to) if possible.

The Headphones I am looking at are:
- Sennheiser HD 215's, HD 205's, HD 201's (If the cheaper ones are Good for the price I'd rather go with those, I just want a really good pair, not supreme sound for my first pair.)

Want:
- Near $100 USD (<$150 AUD)
- Closed
- Easily Driven (I have an iPod Nano and a Fiio E5)
- >2m single cable with 3.5mm End (With 3.5mm to 6.5mm Adapter)
- Single headband (Nothing fancy like the Audio Technica ATH-AD's)
- Sound Attenuation (I don't want to hear others, they don't want to hear me)

Use:
- For around house but mainly a pair I can take out with me when I'm in the city/shops/etc...
- Public Transport
- A pair that can sit around my neck, so nothing ridiculously huge.

What could you recommend I look for, Thank you.
- R34P3R

:: EDIT ::
After a quick re-think, reading some more reviews, and a serious think about my Budget. (And how much I've spent recently)

- I've decided to go with a pair of HD 205's.
- So, besides all the reviews I've read, anyone have anything to add? (Sound: Bass, Mid, High & Comfort)

Hmm only thing I can think of is the AKG K81DJ. Here's a link to Amazon They're extremely portable and sit on the ear, so they'd have decent noise reduction.
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By the way, my Little Dot I+ came in a couple weeks ago, and it sounds great! I'm extremely happy with the way it drives my SR80's.





I just put in an order with Mouser for parts to build an RA1 clone. It was a bit expensive (~$60) for an amp based on a 50 cent chip (and I didn't even buy an enclosure), but that was mostly because of things like the 5uf caps, ALPS "blue velvet" pot, as well as ordering a few extra parts. I probably could have done it for ~$30 with standard quality components. Besides, the real RA1 with cheaper parts sells for $350. I'm way excited to put it together; I'll be making a wood enclosure and wiring it p2p.
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Hi there! Is this rig good enough to get me in the club?

Denon D-2000 with Moon Audio Blue Dragon v3
Sennheiser HD-600 with Moon Audio Blue Dragon v3
Woo Audio WA6SE with Sophia Princess rectifier
Grover SC interconnects
MHDT Paradisea+ DAC
sourced by:
Sony SCD-CE595 SACD/CD via optical, and
FLAC from new pc (the point of joining up here)







Hi, s1rrah! I posted a "hello" thread in the newbie forum. I hope I don't embarrass you too much... kind of like when your little brother shows up and wants to hang around your friends. Thanks for introducing me to this place. Great site!
    
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Nice setup you have going there, very nice aesthetically as well.
    
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Could you add me to the club?

Headphones:
Sennheiser HD600
Grado SR225

Amp:
Fiio e5 :\\
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Hi there! Is this rig good enough to get me in the club?

Denon D-2000 with Moon Audio Blue Dragon v3
Sennheiser HD-600 with Moon Audio Blue Dragon v3
Woo Audio WA6SE with Sophia Princess rectifier
Grover SC interconnects
MHDT Paradisea+ DAC
sourced by:
Sony SCD-CE595 SACD/CD via optical, and
FLAC from new pc (the point of joining up here)







Hi, s1rrah! I posted a "hello" thread in the newbie forum. I hope I don't embarrass you too much... kind of like when your little brother shows up and wants to hang around your friends. Thanks for introducing me to this place. Great site!
you forgot to mention Woo's headphone stand
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Hi there! Is this rig good enough to get me in the club?
Get a Havana and maybe we can talk .
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Originally Posted by Orcin View Post
Hi there! Is this rig good enough to get me in the club?

Denon D-2000 with Moon Audio Blue Dragon v3
Sennheiser HD-600 with Moon Audio Blue Dragon v3
Woo Audio WA6SE with Sophia Princess rectifier
Grover SC interconnects
MHDT Paradisea+ DAC
sourced by:
Sony SCD-CE595 SACD/CD via optical, and
FLAC from new pc (the point of joining up here)

Hi, s1rrah! I posted a "hello" thread in the newbie forum. I hope I don't embarrass you too much... kind of like when your little brother shows up and wants to hang around your friends. Thanks for introducing me to this place. Great site!
s1rrah embarrassed? I think not

If you know Joel, you're family already
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Originally Posted by Orcin View Post
Hi there! Is this rig good enough to get me in the club?

Denon D-2000 with Moon Audio Blue Dragon v3
Sennheiser HD-600 with Moon Audio Blue Dragon v3
Woo Audio WA6SE with Sophia Princess rectifier
Grover SC interconnects
MHDT Paradisea+ DAC
sourced by:
Sony SCD-CE595 SACD/CD via optical, and
FLAC from new pc (the point of joining up here)





Hi, s1rrah! I posted a "hello" thread in the newbie forum. I hope I don't embarrass you too much... kind of like when your little brother shows up and wants to hang around your friends. Thanks for introducing me to this place. Great site!
are the d2k's markl moded also?

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