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Be using for gaming and music prefer comes with a mic and is not usb so i can have an easy setup for mlg. So far only one i can think of is the pc350. If i forgo using the mic think ad700 or hd595 would work

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edit - after looking through thread and everything i've narrowed it down to either the 555 or the AD700 i will be removing the 2 foam strip in the 555 to make it sound a bit better and closer to the 595.
Edited by mistax - 3/21/11 at 12:54pm
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Audio Technica ATH-AD700 with a

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HD555 with 595 mod! Don't get 595s, they're the same technology as the 555s you just have to peel off a bit of foam to make them the same headset. Here's the mod:

http://hubpages.com/hub/Mod-MY-HD-55...reo-Headphones
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i was thinking of if i go ad700 id get a USB logitech desktop mic and when going to tournaments just bring the headset.
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only thing holding me back on the AD700 is the headset are very light on bass right? i would like medium bass but not overkill.
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if your getting headphones because it gets loud at ur house then i wouldnt suggest open ears xD
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Originally Posted by mistax View Post
i was thinking of if i go ad700 id get a USB logitech desktop mic and when going to tournaments just bring the headset.
That's an even better idea. A desktop mic will sound much better than that Zalman clip-on.

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only thing holding me back on the AD700 is the headset are very light on bass right? i would like medium bass but not overkill.
I would look into Sennheiser HD555s, then. You have a great sound card (with an amp), so they'll sound great.
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only thing holding me back on the AD700 is the headset are very light on bass right? i would like medium bass but not overkill.
AD-A700s are Audio Technica's closed-back version. Those will have more bass than the AD700s, but will not have as wide of a soundstage. They also provide better isolation.

Good review of the AD700s here - has comparison to HD555s and 595s.
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If you have any kind of background noise the zalman clip on mic will pick it up.
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If you have any kind of background noise the zalman clip on mic will pick it up.
So will any mic... Unless you have a problem with wind inside your house and you buy one of those windproof bluetooth headsets...
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