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Ok, but I'm starting off without amps on the AD900. All this amp talk got me wondering, do amps have volume control and whatnot? sorry im a total noob at this
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HD555's with foam mod.
And they're on sale @ Newegg for $79.95.

edit: oops, you're in HK.

yeah buddy.
post #43 of 48
I was in the same boat as you..I wanted my head phones for gaming and music.

Audio Technica: AD700 was gonna be my choice but it lacks that bass i wanted.

I ended up getting the Audio Technica M50..

They are awesome... I don't see why some people say they are so bassy, when to me they are not (im not bass head), but I am glad I did not get the AD700... with the M50 I can hear footsteps, breathing, etc... You can not go wrong in your choice though.

Good luck!
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Okay. We are down to the Final 2.

Shure SRH-840 [CLOSED]
Audio Technica ATH-AD900 [OPEN]

Does the Shure need amp?
How is the soundstage of the Shure compared to the AD900?
Is the Shure's pads/headband made out of real leather?
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Shure needs an amp.

A900s have better sound stage.
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post #46 of 48
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Simca View Post
Shure needs an amp.

A900s have better sound stage.
what amps are heap and effective?
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post #47 of 48
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what amps are cheap and effective? someone @ Head fi said it doesn't need amps?
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post #48 of 48
It'll give a pretty big improvement with an amp.
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