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It's in his sig

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But yes, the 0202. and i'm very pleased with it.
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In my sig, twice.

But yes, the 0202. and i'm very pleased with it.
Ah yes, sorry guys, my eyes need to get replaced. I'm asking because I had the 0404 usb and could not make it work with an ordinary (non studio/XRL) 1/8 jack mic. I tried pretty much everything I could think of.
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How good are the MMX 300's? They look really nice and have that boom mic I love soo much, do they rank up with audiophile grade headsets or at least with the DT 990/880/770?
Nevermind, they have a wimpy 32 ohm impedance.
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post #8434 of 37780
Impedance has nothing to do with the quality of the headphone, just the power needed to drive it. The lower the impedance the easier they are to drive.
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Impedance has nothing to do with the quality of the headphone, just the power needed to drive it. The lower the impedance the easier they are to drive.
So why are 600 ohm impedance headphones usually if not always better than 32 ohm headphones?
    
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So why are 600 ohm impedance headphones usually if not always better than 32 ohm headphones?
Higher Ohm usually gives you better volume control, since moving the dial does less. However just because a headphone has a lower ohm rating doesn't really say anything about it's sound quality. The ohm rating can help you pick out an amp though, since you want one designed to drive well at that impedance.

For example, the edition 8's are 30 ohm. While they may be overpriced due to using stupidly high quality materials, they are still very good headphones.
Edited by Crazy9000 - 6/22/10 at 5:10pm
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Hmm, so I am back to the question is the MMX 300 any good compared to the AD700?
    
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post #8438 of 37780
My guess is that it's the 770's or something with a boom mic attached. I doubt they made a whole new headphone, but it's possible. I guess find out what headphone they are or are similar to, then someone may be able to give better advice.
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it's the DT770 32ohm with a boom mic.
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Add a Bowers and Wilkins P5 for me.

The lows are pretty good, better than my HD280. However the highs sound better on the HD280. Probably because the HD280 encloses more area over the ears.

I love my HD280, but they make me SWEAT after having them on for awhile. I fly twice a week and every flight (2.5hr ) using the HD280 my ear area is sweaty.

The p5 is nice and "small" and has great sound, but pretty pricey.
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