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Lul, well, you have to explain to me why. Overpriced isn't an argument when half of the hifi headphones on the market are overpriced.
When stating if a thing is 'overpriced' or not, you compare it to other related products and if the other products are better and significantly better at a lower price, then it's overpriced. 'Overpriced' always depends on it's relative value to other similar competing products. Just because it's out of your budget or they you're unwilling to pay a certain amount, does not mean it's overpriced in context to other similar products.

Also both are far from mutually exclusive. People, probably influenced by marketing, think there is a distinction between 'gaming' and 'non-gaming' headphones and both serve only it's 'intended' purpose, when really they are the same type of product, that being a headphone.
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Anyone can recommend some good portable amps for my Sennheiser HD555s? Thanks!
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Anyone can recommend some good portable amps for my Sennheiser HD555s? Thanks!
What's your budget buddy?
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Little Dot for around 100-150
Pico headamp for 200-250

There are many more like Ibasso in which I hear is really good.




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HD201's? Puleeez.
Yeah I think so. Comparing the line up to say, beyers, or audio tech's. Even the A500's blow many sennheisers out of the water, and it only costs 80 bucks usd.

BTW Kiwi, you have to realize my post was regarding one person's scenario only and already qualified with "albeit true...", thus you have to realize we had the same opinion for majority of the cases. You don't have to talk about the relativity of overprice-ness. That just goes without saying.
    
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Around $40-50 cant really afford much more
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Around $40-50 cant really afford much more
JVC-HA-RX700's are great cans for that budget that won't need an amp to sound good.
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Around $40-50 cant really afford much more
I'd skip on an amp then. You won't get anything good for that price.
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I'd skip on an amp then. You won't get anything good for that price.
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Originally Posted by yellowtoblerone View Post
Little Dot for around 100-150
Pico headamp for 200-250

There are many more like Ibasso in which I hear is really good.






Yeah I think so. Comparing the line up to say, beyers, or audio tech's. Even the A500's blow many sennheisers out of the water, and it only costs 80 bucks usd.

BTW Kiwi, you have to realize my post was regarding one person's scenario only and already qualified with "albeit true...", thus you have to realize we had the same opinion for majority of the cases. You don't have to talk about the relativity of overprice-ness. That just goes without saying.
The little dot portable amp is pretty crappy I hear.
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JVC-HA-RX700's are great cans for that budget that won't need an amp to sound good.
RX700's require no less amping than the HD555's... And the HD555's should be fine without amping as well. Both are ~50 ohms.
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