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Just got my AD-700s have put about an hour on them. I am amazed at how the good the sound stage is and crisp they sound. Cant wait till they get good and broke in.

My Beats Studios are very close to a trash can, they may fall in.....
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@ Sizzle, was the $500 or so you spent on your Ultrasones worth it?
     
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@ Sizzle, was the $500 or so you spent on your Ultrasones worth it?
They're tree fiddy at Amazon. Sold by them too, they're usually an authorized reseller (but haven't double checked for ultrasone specifically).
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@ Sizzle, was the $500 or so you spent on your Ultrasones worth it?
Well I paid a bit less then that. I'm happy, keep in mind I have less then 10 hours on them at the moment so I'll hold my comments on the sound for a bit. I'm enjoying burning them in the old fashioned way though.

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The PRO 900! Drool.


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Le gasp. Those look awesome. Much want. :3
They're even better then they look.

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Beautiful

On the other end of the spectrum, my Pk3s arrived today. Huge step up from the earbuds I was using.
*snip*
Hey I was just as excited to get my M2's as I was these 900's. Congrats on the new earphones.
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I'd like to join up, got my starter HD428's a few months ago, and I'm already itching for MOAR.

Is it wrong to want to read through ALL 997 pages of the thread? I think I need to see a doctor.

edit: I've been thinking about buying a little amp for my headphones when I use my laptop, any recommendations around $50-75 or so?
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I'd like to join up, got my starter HD428's a few months ago, and I'm already itching for MOAR.

Is it wrong to want to read through ALL 997 pages of the thread? I think I need to see a doctor.

edit: I've been thinking about buying a little amp for my headphones when I use my laptop, any recommendations around $50-75 or so?
An amp or a DAC? A USB dac would be a much better investment than an amp.

Buying an amp only is like taking a crap source and making it louder. You want a DAC, which gives you decent noise, but much more clarity. AMPs become useful when you have high impedance headphones.
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An amp or a DAC? A USB dac would be a much better investment than an amp.

Buying an amp only is like taking a crap source and making it louder. You want a DAC, which gives you decent noise, but much more clarity. AMPs become useful when you have high impedance headphones.
I wasn't sure there was a difference. Thank you for clarifying.

Does a DAC act like an external sound card?
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I wasn't sure there was a difference. Thank you for clarifying.

Does a DAC act like an external sound card?
Exactly!

A good portable USB DAC would be the FiiO E7, which comes out around $90. However, you can couple it with a FiiO E9 later and have a DAC/AMP combination.

This pic is a FiiO E7 docked within a Fiio E9. Thats your best bet.


Also, an amazon link
The E7 also acts as a lower powered headphone amp.
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Exactly!

A good portable USB DAC would be the FiiO E7, which comes out around $90. However, you can couple it with a FiiO E9 later and have a DAC/AMP combination.

This pic is a FiiO E7 docked within a Fiio E9. Thats your best bet.


Also, an amazon link Amazon.com: FiiO E7 USB DAC and Portable Headphone Amplifier (Black): Electronics

The E7 also acts as a lower powered headphone amp.
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