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Monster Turbines here
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The Monster brand has always seemed a little overly expensive to me. Anybody care to remark? I honestly don't hear much about them. Are they worth the price tag? Not that I intend to drop $300 on any pair of headphones within the foreseeable future.
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Originally Posted by theCanadian;11919313 
The Monster brand has always seemed a little overly expensive to me. Anybody care to remark? I honestly don't hear much about them. Are they worth the price tag? Not that I intend to drop $300 on any pair of headphones within the foreseeable future.

Most of their headphones, yes. The turbine series have gotten good reviews on headfi and you can usually get them cheaper than monster's price.
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Originally Posted by theCanadian;11918965 
Mmm, a bit. Not very forward compared to the AD700's, and even the JVC RX700's. Those RX700's blew me away for the price. I don't know how JVC did it.

Anyway. Certainly a bit more laid back than I'm used to. The AD700's are VERY forward. We'll see if the 595's improve over a couple dozen hours though.



It's a good one. And the recording quality is supreme smile.gif.

The HD595 is probably one of the most forward sounding Sennheisers. People have said it's the Grado of their entire lineup. Interesting that you'd still find it recessed. However, I do find the HD595 to be sleep-inducing and not really all that enjoyable.
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post #9125 of 38098
Add AKG 240M and Sennheiser HD25-II.
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which headpobes have the best bass ever? I ask this because my vmoda crossfade pretty much vibrate my skull, i''d like to know of better bass in headphones.

my velodyne ULD 18 makes my headphones sound like crap though
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Good bass and rocking skull don't go together. What you're referring to is just loud bass, if that's all you want I'd suggest the Dr. Dre beats.
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So I currently have JVC HA-RX700's and am looking at getting something in the senn 5xx series. I had heard previously when I bought them that the RX700's sound just as good or better than the senn's but I kinda brushed it off. Has anyone heard both the RX-700's and Senn 5xx (mainly the 555's that I'm looking at) that can tell me whether it would be an upgrade or just a lateral movement? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

PS: Main use is for music of all types minus really heavy metal and most rap. Also will be used for some gaming, but music is more important for me.
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000;11930787 
Good bass and rocking skull don't go together. What you're referring to is just loud bass, if that's all you want I'd suggest the Dr. Dre beats.

wait, who hell the hell says you cant have loud, good bass? i like relitively loud bass, but very very low distortion on the bass. the beats are garbage compaired to my crossfade to my ears. i will tell you straight up, for fidelity alone, my sennheiser cx6 will RAPE my crossfade, but it doesn't have quite as much bass as i'd like. my problem is i havent ever heard anything better than my cx6 for fidelity. ive heard the beats, i think they suck. ive owned bose quiet comfort 3 which i didnt pay for. it had almost as much bass as my crossfade but nowhere near the fidelity. i like my bass to hit hard with fidelity, and that's why i absolutely love my velodyne ULD 18. iv'e only heard two velodynes in my life: the DD 12, and my ULD 18. both are amazing, but my friend keeps his DD12 too low for my tastes. funny thing is my bass knob has been all the way down too. take a look.

img1035j.jpg

nearly all the way down, any higher and it completely rapes my bx5a's in loudness.

but yeah, i like really deep hitting bass, not necessarily loud bass. the ipod headphones are advertised as 20 htz- 20,000 htz, but they don't really go down to 20 htz with low distortion at all. the beats are ok, but only worth maybe half their price in quality and are cheaply made. the crossfade need to be foldable imo, a tad better fidelity, then they would be perfect.

a great song i like to test in fidelity as well as bass would be:

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaQmRiHzTyY&hd=1[/ame]
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Originally Posted by coreyL;11931838 
wait, who hell the hell says you cant have loud, good bass? i like relitively loud bass, but very very low distortion on the bass. the beats are garbage compaired to my crossfade to my ears. i will tell you straight up, for fidelity alone, my sennheiser cx6 will RAPE my crossfade, but it doesn't have quite as much bass as i'd like. my problem is i havent ever heard anything better than my cx6 for fidelity. ive heard the beats, i think they suck. ive owned bose quiet comfort 3 which i didnt pay for. it had almost as much bass as my crossfade but nowhere near the fidelity. i like my bass to hit hard with fidelity, and that's why i absolutely love my velodyne ULD 18. iv'e only heard two velodynes in my life: the DD 12, and my ULD 18. both are amazing, but my friend keeps his DD12 too low for my tastes. funny thing is my bass knob has been all the way down too. take a look.


but yeah, i like really deep hitting bass, not necessarily loud bass. the ipod headphones are advertised as 20 htz- 20,000 htz, but they don't really go down to 20 htz with low distortion at all. the beats are ok, but only worth maybe half their price in quality and are cheaply made. the crossfade need to be foldable imo, a tad better fidelity, then they would be perfect.

Maybe it's just a differing of what we think "skull crushing" means. Generally you wouldn't have any sort of high end headphone that has what I'd consider "skull crushing" bass, since that would overpower the rest of the music completely.

I like recommending the Denon d2000 because it's a good headphone in that price range. They have good bass, even a bit overpowering for some people. If you EQ them you would probably get your desired effect without compromising on quality much.
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