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Sennheisser HD 555?
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Those are terrible for the types of music he listens to. They'd arguably be a downgrade from his AD-700s as well. Beyerdynamic DT880s are around your price range and have good quality bass to them if that's hugely important to you.

Don't people read. Please stop blind recommending. It is annoying! (aimed at the former and others before him [not blackhawk]).
Honestly, I don't go into the photography forums and recommend a popular point and click camera when the guy wants a DSLR or recommend a cheap popular lens. I don't recommend there cuz I don't have the sufficient experienced expert knowledge in that area. People should really do the same here.
post #22 of 29
Anyway, I'd possibly go Ultrasone, like the Ultrasone PRO750, the best bass oriented headphone sub $250.
post #23 of 29
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For some reason I'm not feeling an Ultrasone purchase, mainly looking between Denons and Beyers.
post #24 of 29
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Im going to give the nod to the Denon ah-d2000. Great headphones for your preferences that dont need to be amped. Honestly once you purchase them you wont use your ad700s.
I second the dennons
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I second the dennons
I third the Denons.

Like pillows on your ears... pillows that sound amazing that is.
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I would suggest an ATH-M50, but you still have $200 of room to work with. Perhaps get the M50, and also some IEMs for portable use?
post #27 of 29
The Ultrasone HFI-780 would fit your needs, Tho You dont want any ultrasones. They does good with that type of music because of their bass. Tho They req 300hours of burn in. The bass doesnt out do the rest of the sound.Their drivers are pointed in a angle they are not surround sound headphones.

I would say AKG 702 as a another choice they go for 230-235 on ebay, the Xonar ST you have can drive them Just set the headphone amp on the ST to High Gain. They dont have the bass like your in a club like the HFI-780s. I use them for gaming all the time besides Music and I enjoy them.

You might not like the AKG 702 sound signature of being very Netual and very open, it doesnt have club bass like Ultrasone HFi-780s but they have bass.

I suggest you go some where and listen to different headphones and pick one that sound good to you.

Also most headphones shouldnt be judged on first use, As they can sound totally different after being burned in.
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denon denon. denon denon. enough said
    
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The lower end Denons like the D2000s are better than the lower end Beyers. YOu'd have to go up to the 9 series.
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