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with onboard sound and no amp!?
No I run an STX now and use a headroom micro amp. Just updated my sig.
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Greetings OCN Headphones Club

I needed a pair of headphones to replace an antique pair of VOSS headphones that imploded after many many years.

Picked up a pair of Sennheiser HD 201 from Amazon.com for $18.XX & free shipping. I wanted to stick with Sennheiser cause I've heard/read such good things about this brand.

Literally arrived to my door a few minutes ago, and I am testing them now with some music (Frank Sinatra). Great sound quality.. Makes me curious how much better the higher end headphones are.

So, I'd like to join up if you guys will have me.
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Greetings OCN Headphones Club

I needed a pair of headphones to replace an antique pair of VOSS headphones that imploded after many many years.

Picked up a pair of Sennheiser HD 201 from Amazon.com for $18.XX & free shipping. I wanted to stick with Sennheiser cause I've heard/read such good things about this brand.

Literally arrived to my door a few minutes ago, and I am testing them now with some music (Frank Sinatra). Great sound quality.. Makes me curious how much better the higher end headphones are.

So, I'd like to join up if you guys will have me.
I kind of want 201's... Just so I can have something closed... I have AD700's which are open and pretty much everything else on my wish list is open as well.

Anyway, I'll probably eventually get 201's or RX700's
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I kind of want 201's... Just so I can have something closed... I have AD700's which are open and pretty much everything else on my wish list is open as well.

Anyway, I'll probably eventually get 201's or RX700's
The 201s and RX700s are totally different calibres of headphone.

I'd get the RX700s, then do some mods to them.
    
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Ok. I got some Denon AH-P372s. I got them for 65 bucks in Manhattan and I know they cost way more. And I have to say. They are insanely great. I mean, I had Shure E2Cs, and then some other budget but still great JVC Flats, but these blow them out. I can't wait till the burn in is over! Sign me up for the club!
 
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Great sound quality.. Makes me curious how much better the higher end headphones are.
If you care about your wallet, don't be curious.

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Great sound quality.. Makes me curious how much better the higher end headphones are.
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If you care about your wallet, don't be curious.

This. Once you realize how "crappy" the sound you've been hearing is then you'll never be able to go back. And it hurts pockets.

In other words, the answer is "a lot" depending on how much you care and how "sensitive" your ears are to these changes.
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For me at least it went in the, "wow, these $50 headphones sound great... I wonder what $100 headphones sound like..." From then on it was a money pit... ask my wife or my wallet... they'll both tell you!
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lol @ soloz but it's the same fro all of us I'm sure. Looking for some advice from you guys on a new soundcard for the next rig I'll be building... I'm specifically looking for a PCI-E card that has a good SPDIF out, and a mic in. thats all I need for now, and the cheaper the card that does this the better. I have a high quality external DAC and amp, so I'm good on all other fronts, just need coxial S/PDIF out.

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I bought my wife the Pioneer HDJ-2000s, and I bought my self the Psyko 5.1s
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