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ATH-M50s + NuForce uDAC2, here smile.gif I got the NuForce after finally trying my M50 out with a ZuneHD and 700kbps WMA Lossless... smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ericrules30;12366890 
+1

although hip hop is IMHO just a beat and some guy rapping.

However mixing the beat and making it something musical takes skill and creativity. See Kanye West's latest album for how sampling is done. Perfect use of sampling.
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Could I get my entry to be update with Senn HD595 and Grado SR325is.
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Sure.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Razultull;12345302 
Everything you say seems to be contradictory. You claim to have bought your headphones for the sole purpose of a reference sound but then you claim to have bought them for the bass. Secondly, you listen to Hip-Hop and electronic, possibly the worst genres for actual musical reference when it comes to judging the quality of headphones.

Throwing around structural "advantages" your headphones that were clearly made for mainstream use with ipods aren't going to help them with their betraying 32Ω Impedance. Bottom line, your headphones were designed to sound good on an ipod whether you like it or not. Anything that boosts a Bass is something to be avoided but i guess since you listen to Hip-Hop why would you care.
If you want to actually back up the decision you made to buy "vmoda" why dont you relate to frequency response, and the kind of equipment you listen to music on as opposed to words like fidelity that really mean nothing when comparing several headphones. Fidelity is not a feature or specific value of a pair of headphones, it is a conglomeration of terms. Once you read up on that feel free to back up your headphones with some substantial claims; as far as i can see there is no single reason to buy the vmodas if you're even an entry level audiophile.

Consequently, your headphones are not audiophile quality and please stop pressing to place them in that category.



But of course feel free to ignore me, this post will probably be removed.

First of all, my M audio BX5a's are complete GARBAGE. The only hifi equipment I own is my velodyne ULD 18. Don't put words in my mouth. I wouldn't even consider the HD555 audiophile quality. I've never heard headphones with audiophile quality, and probably never will.

The only few speakers I've heard with audiophile quality are: jmlab micro Utopias with $2,000 beryllium tweeters, a $4,000 pair of ATC bookshelves, and a Gallo 3.1 system powered by a Meridian pre amp and some Mcintosh tube amps. PSB image 4t do not count, at all.

Listen to some good speakers or go home.

LAWL. you must be brain dead if you think I implied my crossfade are audiophile quality. I said that my sennheiser CX6 are my fidelity headphones. . They are the best headphones I've ever heard, second best I've heard for fidelity were my Etymotic ER6 then some pair of sennheisers a long time ago, maybe HD555's.

By the way, there's maybe 5-6 hip hop songs I like. The fact remains though, some dubstep is some of the BEST music to test speaker quality, if you really know the dubstep in a way. If it's dynamic, it will push your speakers to the frequency range within it's limits. It's a great way to see if you paired your sub properly.

I listen to mostly melodic death metal. Out of my 13,000 songs, 90% of it is metal. You try to give me some ultimatum? I said speakers are to REPRODUCE SOUND the way it was MEANT to be heard. Some of the hip hop, dance music, electronic music sound MUCH better on my Vmoda crossfade because of this. They happen to play the music the way the artists of those genres intended better than my cx6 because the cx6 lack bass and a soundstage. Some acoustical music sounds amazing on the crossfade because of it's awesome sound stage, like upside down by jack Johnson; it actually sounds better on the crossfade than my cx6 because of the soundstage.

You can't even talk trash on the crossfade unless you've heard a pair that has over 100 hours of burn in. They sound 10 times better after their burn in because of the different driver stiffness in the two rings.



Quote:
Originally Posted by FearSC549;12364284 
I'm not going to comment on the other stuff you wrote because someone has already 'bashed' you for it, but I am going to comment on this.

Have you heard the Beats Studio before? Have you felt the construction quality of the headphone?




Is that suppose to be some kind of joke?

Yes. I've heard beats studio. They are garbage. They are made out of plastic which feels even more flimsy than those garbage pioneer DJ headphones.
Edited by coreyL - 2/13/11 at 4:35am
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Beats studio is a slightly overpriced set of cans from Monster Cables of Jamaica (no kidding...)
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I have a speedlink medusa stereo headphone
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Quote:
Originally Posted by coreyL;12369264 

Listen to some good speakers or go home.

Krell FBI+ monoblocks
+ Sonus Faber Ammati Anniversario
+ Cast Cables.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by coreyL;12369264 



Yes. I've heard beats studio. They are garbage. They are made out of plastic which feels even more flimsy than those garbage pioneer DJ headphones.


+ 1




I like how your entire approach has just changed its rather comical biggrin.gif.
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I laugh at beats. I'll admit they LOOK awesome and everyone on campus struts (literally) about wearing them. I laugh because they're $300 and every time I walk into Best Buy the demo unit's headband is snapped.

I love bass, but there are better ways to get bass (and more) for less than $300. I know some would say the 840's are bass-lite, but EQ them and amp them and they have great bass IMO!
    
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