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post #11 of 30
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Originally Posted by JTD92;12729145 
Thanks for reply, what about the 900s?

Between the RX700 and the RX900, I would take the RX700 for music and the RX900 for gaming. The RX900 has a larger soundstage to work with and you can genuinely pinpoint enemies better with it. The RX700's soundstage isn't as large and it also isn't as accurate at positioning. However, the RX700 doesn't have the echoey sound that the RX900 possesses. That echoey sound ruins most types of music for me because each note sounds like it's still playing when the next note starts. It makes for a weird listening experience IMO especially if you've heard and have gotten used to analytical headphones like the JVC HA-DX3 that I currently use.

Bottom line: If you're coming from something far below the RX700/RX900 line, you'll be pretty impressed with either one. However, if you're coming from higher end headphones, you'll wonder what the fuss is all about. I'll still take either one over an HD555/HD595 though tongue.gif

I have owned both of them and an HD595 for more than two years now. However, all three headphones are now either on their way to new owners or already in the hands of a new owner.
Edited by RallyMaster - 3/14/11 at 6:21pm
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I've got the JVC HA-RX900 headphones and have modified them with the removal of the felt ring and the addition of lots of Dynamat all over the inside. After 100 hours of burning in with some loud Bassline music, they sound STUNNING. I can't believe I ever settled for anything less. Bass is amazing (I love how they make my head shake) and 3D positioning in games is very impressive, too.
    
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I heard they get a bit heavy with the Dynamat. How do they feel?
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I heard they get a bit heavy with the Dynamat. How do they feel?

I kept reading that the Dynamat Original was really dense and it would make the JVC HA-RX900 headphones so heavy that after one hour of wear, your neck would be sore. All I can say is that the people who said that must have neck arthritis because I can't see what the hell they're talking about. In fact, I don't notice the weight difference from stock and I put Dynamat Original EVERYWHERE inside (not just the rear of the cups). You can also go for Dynamat Extreme which is much lighter anyway.
    
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post #15 of 30
Damn. I wish I could get some HARX`s now, but before I could order them they went up in price in amazon! 60 for some HARX700`s? It`s a bit of a stretch, at this prce range I could get some Sony MDR-V6 DJ cans, or a pair of Grado s60i`s.

Are these kinds of fluctations normal? Or have they been rising for a while?
post #16 of 30
Get the 900 for electronic music
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Newegg has them for $43 shipped.

EDIT: I am coming from a Sennheiser HD201. I am assuming this will be an upgrade?
Edited by JTD92 - 3/15/11 at 11:33pm
post #18 of 30
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Newegg has them for $43 shipped.

EDIT: I am coming from a Sennheiser HD201. I am assuming this will be an upgrade?

Depends how good your soundcard is. Also, darn you newegg, restock already! frown.gif

Do you guys think an amp would be needed or would help the HARX`s at all?
post #19 of 30
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Depends how good your soundcard is. Also, darn you newegg, restock already! frown.gif

Do you guys think an amp would be needed or would help the HARX`s at all?

No. Get a sound card.
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post #20 of 30
Sorry for the semi derail here. Rally where did you get your DX3's from? Ive been trying to get some info on them or the DX1's but seem to be having a hard time finding any information on them. Do you think they would be a worthwhile upgrade from the 900's? I've also heard that the 900's do benefit from being amped. They are only 64 ohms so they shouldnt require much to drive. I've really been enjoying my 900's but they are my first real headphones to speak of so I dont have much experience.
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