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Originally Posted by Woundingchaney View Post
Im not doubting that, but given user experience and typical educated opinions the rx900 and ad700 headphones are widely viewed as the preferred headphones in the 100 usd and under price range.
Sorta, all those companies have good headphones that are good at one thing.

Sony's V6 and 7506 are the industry standard for monitoring headphones. They are used by more studios then any other headphones. The sound reproduction on them is so clear and prestine that they have virtually 0 colouration.

The RX series has nice bass and decent mids but the Highs don't Extend nearly as much as I'd like.The sound is full and rich but like I said the Highs are lacking or they are shrill to the point that it hurts.

AD700's have great soundstage and lack bass, both of which help with gaming. Need I say more?

Sennhieser HD201's, they are $16-$20 but I dare you to find better cheap headphones. There frequincy response isn't as low as say my RX700's but they are much more balanced. The color isn't as nice for music but spoken word I prefer them. they are my Podcast headphones.

Maxel DHP II's known as the budget portables, with good isolation small stature and a nice high end oriented Frequency response they will be my next purchase. $30 shipped off of amazon.

These are just the ones I've used, and a few I own. Like I said they all have their applications.

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What if I was looking to spend more than $100?
Really depends on what your looking for as far as sound signatures go. Also an idea of their use so what Percentage of gaming to what percentage of music.
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What if I was looking to spend more than $100?
Like WTHbot said, it really depends on what you're looking for. If you haven't already been there check out http://www.head-fi.org for a good headphone forum. There are people who know about headphones on here, but that forum is dedicated to headphones so it's worth looking there too.

Some advice though, beware of hyped up headphones. I'm not saying don't buy them, just be aware that people exaggerate sometimes, especially about sound.
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Really depends on what your looking for as far as sound signatures go. Also an idea of their use so what Percentage of gaming to what percentage of music.
Right now the % is more towards gaming, the music % only comes into play late at night when I want to listen to some thing. I'd like it to be at least 50/50 though something that can be enjoyed either way.
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Are the JVC HARX700 the best headphones for under $50? Aren't they the ones that can be modded?
If not, which should I get?
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Not sure if I qualify to join this group, but I have oldish 555's that my Wife now uses, and I currently use Roccat Kave 5.1's on my sig rig that took over duties from my old Medusa NX 5.1's.
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post #8606 of 38150
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Are the JVC HARX700 the best headphones for under $50? Aren't they the ones that can be modded?
If not, which should I get?
I'd say Maxell DHP II's are the best for under $50.
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Right now I got the Beyer DT880 (600Ohm version) as my main and ATH-M50 as my secondary/LAN headphone coupled with the Zalman clip-on mic. I use my Xonar STX for my amp
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Are the JVC HARX700 the best headphones for under $50? Aren't they the ones that can be modded?
If not, which should I get?
The RX-700 (and RX-900) are good choices to mod with and sound great right out of the box.

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/...-ha-rx700-mods
http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/...orget-about-it

These mods apply to both models.
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Just picked up some JVC rx900 for cheap.
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I'm using Steelseries Siberia for gaming and Klipsch image S2 for music
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