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What made you guys started buying expensive/quality audio systems?
I wouldn't really class my own bits and bobs amongst the "expensive" (audio set ups can get very pricey very quickly as I am sure you know ) but I grew fed up of cheaper audio equipment that I ended up with when as a teen and could afford little else alongside kitting out my PC.

Having grown older I can afford better now and I've actually heard some decent set ups that let me know how... lacking my previous stuff was.

So I now buy something with a little more quality to it that actually sounds somewhat decent.
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What made you guys started buying expensive/quality audio systems?
I listen to music daily, probably about 2-3 hours per day at least, so for me personally it is value for money to spend my hard earnt money on good audio equipment. Listening to music on high quality gear is just a much better experience all around. I started out when I looked at buying speakers for my PC about 3 years ago, I was advised not to get a PC based system such as Logitech/Razer etc and it was then that I started looking at 'real' audio equipment and bought my self an amp and pair of bookshelf speakers. Since then I've been able to afford much better equipment and I've grabbed some great deals. I enjoyed the speaker set up so much that I was willing to spend a lot on a high quality headphone setup too. I see buying higher quality audio gear as a good investment too, as it's well built (and I look after it) it will last for years and years should I choose to keep it, if I don't it will hold it's value really well and I should be able to sell it at a great price.
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What made you guys started buying expensive/quality audio systems?
I upgraded bits at a time. Before i knew it I was here.
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What made you guys started buying expensive/quality audio systems?
Well, None of what I own is expensive, at all. I listen to expensive audio systems at my friend's house. My Velodyne ULD 18 is the only audiophile qualiy equipment I have, the first subwoofer ever to get a Stereophile class A review, and is equal to a Velodyne DD-18 as far as acoustical specs.

Anyway, If I had enough money, I'd be having much better systems to play around with, but in relaity, I don't, even if what I have does rape anything ever made from Bose, It's still not good enough.
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Hey, can I join?

Sennheiser HD600
Grado SR80
Audio Technica ATH-M50
Westone UM1's

Remember to visit head-fi.org guys!
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Hey, can I join?

Sennheiser HD600
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Audio Technica ATH-M50
Westone UM1's
Nice collection. What do you use to drive them?
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Hey guys. Was directed here by another member to ask about headphones.

Anyway;
Looking for a set of headphones for about 80% music
However, as a general guideline for the headphones other than price:

- Looks decent.

- Fairly high frequency range (This has become habit from Audio Technica's)

- Long enough cable to reach down (Some earphones/headphones I've had didn't do this. Massive pain in the arse)

- I generally listen to a bit of everything.

- Under $100 AUD


At the moment, I'm kind of set on a set of Razer Orca's. I'm a bit skeptical about the quality though, as they are somewhat marketed towards gamers, and majority of gamer-tagged headphones are just rubbish. Some insight would be nice. Oh, and yes, i can overlook the neon green-ness of the Orca's. Not really a biggie. Just leaning towards quality/price.

Hope you guys can help me out ^^;

EDIT: Not really a mega audiophile, but I am dabbling into headphones so I would like a decent set of them to last me a while. Sub $100 is what I'm trying to aim for at the moment, don't want to invest too heavily. Also, I've been using in ear monitors for majority of my short-ish life, so is there any notable things I should get accustomed to?
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I upgraded bits at a time. Before i knew it I was BROKE.
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Hey guys. Was directed here by another member to ask about headphones.

Anyway;
Looking for a set of headphones for about 80% music
However, as a general guideline for the headphones other than price:

- Looks decent.

- Fairly high frequency range (This has become habit from Audio Technica's)

- Long enough cable to reach down (Some earphones/headphones I've had didn't do this. Massive pain in the arse)

- I generally listen to a bit of everything.

- Under $100 AUD


At the moment, I'm kind of set on a set of Razer Orca's. I'm a bit skeptical about the quality though, as they are somewhat marketed towards gamers, and majority of gamer-tagged headphones are just rubbish. Some insight would be nice. Oh, and yes, i can overlook the neon green-ness of the Orca's. Not really a biggie. Just leaning towards quality/price.

Hope you guys can help me out ^^;

EDIT: Not really a mega audiophile, but I am dabbling into headphones so I would like a decent set of them to last me a while. Sub $100 is what I'm trying to aim for at the moment, don't want to invest too heavily. Also, I've been using in ear monitors for majority of my short-ish life, so is there any notable things I should get accustomed to?
Don't buy those. What's your music taste?
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Looking to join,

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(unfortunetly only using the Soundcard Maximus Form III came with not AC-1)
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