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post #8041 of 38150
man i'm getting the urge for an hd600 lately... sorta doubt i'll have enough cash to go around to all the hobbies this summer.
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post #8042 of 38150
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man i'm getting the urge for an hd600 lately... sorta doubt i'll have enough cash to go around to all the hobbies this summer.
An urge to downgrade?
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im looking for a good set of headsets... i currently have a 5.1 speaker setup (don't remember what model, its an early logitech..) and a creative xtreme music sound card.

im looking to spend at most $100 Canadian for a good pair of headsets. I mainly will use it for music (rap, trance, pop, rock) and gaming.

i was thinking either the ad700 or the sennheiser 555 would be a good choice.

any input is appreciated.
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post #8044 of 38150
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Originally Posted by UberN00B View Post
im looking for a good set of headsets... i currently have a 5.1 speaker setup (don't remember what model, its an early logitech..) and a creative xtreme music sound card.

im looking to spend at most $100 Canadian for a good pair of headsets. I mainly will use it for music (rap, trance, pop, rock) and gaming.

i was thinking either the ad700 or the sennheiser 555 would be a good choice.

any input is appreciated.
Both would be good choices, but the AD700's do not have that great of bass. So on the music side, they may feel lacking.

Though, for considerably less (with your setup) you can get JVC RX900's (after mods) to sound almost as good as stock HD555's.

Though, HD555's & AD700's really need to be hooked up to an AMP. And that's tacking more onto what you'd need.
Which is why I suggest the JVC's, out of the box they sound pretty good. After mods it's like a whole world opened up. Adding an AMP doesn't really do anything though. (It's the equivalent of putting an Ice cube into your DICE.)

But they are a good step into the Hi-Fi world. To see how much you really want to put forth towards it.
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post #8045 of 38150
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To see how much you really want to put forth towards it.
To drag you, kicking and screaming into the world of high end (read: expensive) audio.

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post #8046 of 38150
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im looking for a good set of headsets... i currently have a 5.1 speaker setup (don't remember what model, its an early logitech..) and a creative xtreme music sound card.

im looking to spend at most $100 Canadian for a good pair of headsets. I mainly will use it for music (rap, trance, pop, rock) and gaming.

i was thinking either the ad700 or the sennheiser 555 would be a good choice.

any input is appreciated.
i would say look into the ATH-A700. there the closed back of the ATH-AD700 so they have more bass for the techno. i was able to get them used from a member off of head-fi.org for $75 amarican. i also have the HD555 and honistly im likeing the A700 over them.
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post #8047 of 38150
My AKG went bust quite a while ago, and the Ross was a crappy headphone to start with.

I then went to Senn's HD202 which was a nice change, sadly that went bust as well after a while. So I bought an eH250 (also Sennheiser) which is just that little tad better than the HD202. And now I found a great deal on a DT770. So I now have both, perfectly working; eH250 and DT770 Pro 250Ω


Should find me a real proper Firewire mixing panel soon for the DT770 though if I really want to pull everything out of it. But it's quite some steps up from the eH250 regardless.
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post #8048 of 38150
Sign me up

Current: Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro (80Ω), Monster Turbines. (bass head)

Past: JVC RX900, HD-555, ATH-A700, Denon AH-C551, Shure SE-115
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To drag you, kicking and screaming into the world of high end (read: expensive) audio.

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Only if you have the money to buy the stuff
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An urge to downgrade?
I only own AKG K81DJ now. I've had quite the plunge into speakers in recent months lol.
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