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Headphones with more "warmth" than Audio Technica ATH-M50

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Title says it all. I am looking for good headphones for ~$200-300 with the same all-around performance as the ATH-M50's, but with more warmth and bass.
     
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have you looked into senheiser headphones?
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Sennheiser HD650s are warm and bassy, but you need a proper amp to get the bass out of them.
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Sennheiser HD600 or HD650 would be my suggestion in combination with a tube amp
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OP, what's your idea or what warmth means in terms of sound, and have you any idea how it translates to in relation to your system? What and which areas in particular are you trying to improve or tread upon?
    
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Originally Posted by yellowtoblerone;12257797 
OP, what's your idea or what warmth means in terms of sound, and have you any idea how it translates to in relation to your system? What and which areas in particular are you trying to improve or tread upon?

Warmth is a little more bass, the music is clear, but brings the listener into the music more..

BTW, an amp is out of the question. I am using these headphones mainly for my iPod Classic, and would prefer not to carry an amp with me all the time.
     
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post #7 of 7
change the pads with wool if you want warmer ears:p

can't you get like the [ame="http://www.amazon.com/FiiO-E5-Headphone-Amplifier/dp/B001P9EQH8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1296868581&sr=8-1"]fiio e5[/ame] and just strap it to the back in this guys picture
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or saw this in one the amazon pictures with the captions
"Fiio E5 mounted to a silicone skin (through the armband slits) around my Sansa Fuze."
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