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Hey Fallen, can you add Audio Technica AD2000 next to my name?

I am going to do another head-to-head matchup, this time between HF2 and AD2K. Loser walks, and by "walks" I mean gets sold.

If the Audio Technica's fail I hope you post them in the F/S here. I've been wanting to try those out.
post #7602 of 37661
Sony MDR XB700

Pros:

* Absolutely devastating bass
* Tweaking the EQ can turn them into a normal pair of headphones at night
* Minimal sound leakage compared to open backed
* Ear cushions are unbelievable comfortable
* Build quality is excellent
* Look sexy

Cons:

* Headband could do with more padding
* Cable is horribly short, especially compared to the never ending HD555 cable
* Can lead to hot ears
* A bit silly looking to wear in public

So far listened to Etienne De Crecy, Joker and Rustie, Prodigy and D.I.M. & Tai






Edited by 98uk - 10/14/09 at 5:45am
post #7603 of 37661
I'd turn off GX tbh. You don't need it apart from gaming.
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I'd turn off GX tbh. You don't need it apart from gaming.
It shouldn't make a difference to day to day sound. It just converts EAX signals iirc?
post #7605 of 37661
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It shouldn't make a difference to day to day sound. It just converts EAX signals iirc?
I'd still turn it off for music nonetheless to make sure.
post #7606 of 37661
Turned off... didn't make a difference. But, whatever i'll just turn it off/on when needs be.

Do I sell my HD555's, i've become really fond of them, I don't want to let them go. But, my GF is shouting at me because I spent £69.99 and promised to sell my 555's... but I don't want them to go
post #7607 of 37661
Don't do it man. You'll regret it.
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But... the question is what do I do with them? I far prefer these XB700's. It's like a pair of HD555's but with a lot more bass. Only problem is the short cable and hot ears :/
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But... the question is what do I do with them? I far prefer these XB700's. It's like a pair of HD555's but with a lot more bass. Only problem is the short cable and hot ears :/
Hang your HD555's on the wall for now and keep them just in case.
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My GF will beat me senseless
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