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Originally Posted by Ceej;12381169 
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!

If you want bass, try the crossfade. They have enough bass to literally vibrate your skull from an iPod. You might even have to eq out the bass if the sound pressure bothers you too much from the bass. I hooked up my crossfade to my computer headphone amp on my Yeti and had to set trebble up to +12db and bass was at like +2db. Messing with the bass at half volume knob for 5 minutes made me half deaf for a day. Not even joking. The treble isn't what was too loud, at all. The things were almost coming off my head from bass.

That being said, EQed right, they sound pretty amazing for $130.

The beats are utter garbage in comparison in both build quality and sound quality. Bose quiet comfort 3 and the bowers and Wilkins, the klipsch headphones are no contest. Pioneer and shire DJ headphones around the $200 range are no contest. Be warned: they take over 100 hours of burn in to sound better.
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I like me some base to and when I really want my skull to thump I use my MarkL modded D5000's. It sound like the Crossfade's have the gift to.
post #9373 of 37683
could i be updated?

i replaced the beats by dre to dt880 250 (and powered by xonar stx smile.gif sounds so freaking awesome!!!!!!!)

Thanks smile.gif
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Originally Posted by HaiLKroniK;12390682 
could i be updated?

i replaced the beats by dre to dt880 250 (and powered by xonar stx smile.gif sounds so freaking awesome!!!!!!!)

Thanks smile.gif

Good choice tongue.gif.
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thanks! i feel enlightened smile.gif
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I'd like to be added to the list: Audio Technica ATH-ESW9, Shure SRH240 and Shure SE115.
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I got The razer orcas and a turtle beach p21x headset.. they count right?
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Where can I buy hifi headphone drivers 40mm-50mm with great bass response in a closed cans setup which use less space than my crossfade per driver, I want to start building headphones until I can make bad ass wooden ones that sound better than my crossfade LP. They will have brass plates on them, leather headband, a removable cord with iPhone mic and controls, memory foam ear cushions. They will be stained and I'll have a logo burned in nice and caramelized while still being smooth if I can get it to sound good.

Im not even joking. I really want to start building some headphones. I don't even care if my first few pairs sound liked balls. I already know that no one will help and I will get treat like a moron for wanting to build my own frown.gif

It's just how OCN is. You guys promote building custom computers, but not cars, not headphones, or subwoofers and speakers (aside from a select few)

Sucks. Anyway, I need some headphone drivers with around 5hz-22,000 Hz+ response and over 110db @1kHz with under 0.5 % THD (total harmonic distortion)
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What the hell are you talking about.
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Originally Posted by coreyL;12392104 
It's just how OCN is. You guys promote building custom computers, but not cars, not headphones, or subwoofers and speakers (aside from a select few)

That would be because this a forum for overclocking computers, not building headphones/speakers/subwoofers. You wouldn't expect to go on a forum for modifying cars and have people respond in great detail to your questions on how to setup watercooling or overclock a graphics card.

It's not that people don't want to help you, the majority simply cannot help you because they have no knowledge in that area.

There's nothing wrong with building your own, as long as you are aware of everything that is involved and required and you have or at least have access to all of the tools necessary to complete the job (which I doubt the majority of people do).

Don't take my comments in a negative way, I'd really love to see you design, build and enjoy a pair of custom headphones thumb.gif
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