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post #2431 of 3150
$20/month to me is just difficult, id rather own the music i really like versus streaming.

Ordered the 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable for my 558s. Went through a short period of concern because they ARE open, if i fly somewhere or something i wont be able to use them with my portable goods.. Decided that its not TOO big an issue i suppose..
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For those Sennheiser HD 598, don't they leak sound badly? Being open back n all. I suppose they would, this is why I went with the beyerdynamic DT770's 250 ohms. I could not find good headphones being closed back. Grados all seem to be open back, higher end senns are open back. From what I searched there isn't much of a selection for closed back.
Edited by HITTI - 12/29/14 at 3:02am
post #2433 of 3150
Look up the sennheiser hd 8 dj, my buddy got the 7 and loves them.

Akg k550
Audio-Technica ATH W5000
Shure SRH940

They do exist smile.gif

The 598 are open back, they're supposed to leak sound, that's what gives them their Open soundstage
Edited by SpykeZ - 12/29/14 at 4:45am
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post #2434 of 3150
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpykeZ View Post

Look up the sennheiser hd 8 dj, my buddy got the 7 and loves them.

Akg k550
Audio-Technica ATH W5000
Shure SRH940

They do exist smile.gif

The 598 are open back, they're supposed to leak sound, that's what gives them their Open soundstage

Bingo. They sound dead awesome! smile.gif
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I'd also like to point out Thinksound's on ear model.

http://www.thinksound.com/on1.php

The drummer from Lamb of God personally worked with Thinksound on testing the sound.

I use the http://www.thinksound.com/ts02.php and they're absolutely wonderful.
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post #2436 of 3150
Fedex came early today.
Pretty dope, might jump in on a magni2 and modi2 as my E11K cannot really push these to their real sounds.
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Simple Audio Listen's (super impressed btw)

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Originally Posted by HITTI View Post

For those Sennheiser HD 598, don't they leak sound badly? Being open back n all. I suppose they would, this is why I went with the beyerdynamic DT770's 250 ohms. I could not find good headphones being closed back. Grados all seem to be open back, higher end senns are open back. From what I searched there isn't much of a selection for closed back.

They dont leak as much as my SR125s and are more isolating than them.. the 558s at least, Id assume the 598s are similar

And yeah, open back tends to give better sound than closed.. Usually

Anyways the Game Ones are going back, something with the pads/design hits me in the wrong spot and causes immense pain and migraines... Which is odd, the 558s dont do this, even my HD280s (Notorious for being -extremely- Tight) dont do this... neither do my PC350s...

Makes me sad as they are extremely nice headphones, but i also cant wear them for more than 20 minutes without pain frown.gif
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My parents tv has terrible sound, and my parents can't understand the speech, so my father went out and bought a $100 xiron soundbar.
What a deal!!!

This sound-bar somehow sounds even worse then the tv mad.gif

Yet they don't want a proper sound system because 'too many cables' rolleyes.gif

/rant

If anyone wants to donate a new tv and about $1000 worth of audio products I'll gladly take them wink.gif
Edited by .:hybrid:. - 1/1/15 at 6:20am
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My parents tv has terrible sound, and my parents can't understand the speech, so my father went out and bought a $100 xiron soundbar.
What a deal!!!

This sound-bar somehow sounds even worse then the tv mad.gif

Yet they don't want a proper sound system because 'too many cables' rolleyes.gif

/rant

If anyone wants to donate a new tv and about $1000 worth of audio products I'll gladly take them wink.gif

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Polk-Audio-SurroundBar-2000-IHT-Sound-Bar-/231191365882?pt=Speakers_Subwoofers&hash=item35d41448fa

I got one of those for my mom. It sounds pretty good.
    
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