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I just recently built my own rig, got the sound card I've always wanted, got my Bx5A's hooked up, and i have to say i'm wowed every time i listen to music by these speakers. i went from usinng 20 dollar logitech speakers to this. i almost nearly tear up every time i'm listenin to my favorite songs. so crisp, so live, it's just amazing..

i bought the Sennheiser 595 too 'cause i heard the headphone amp made these sound amazing, but, they sound good, but not amazing like i hoped they would(and the bass cracks at loud, not even super loud, volume). i mainly listen to EDM(Trance, House) and hip-hop. i'm probably going to return these 595s and just save the money til i find headphones that will amaze me like these monitors have. do you guys have any recommendations? thanks in advance (:
edit: my budget is 150-200 dollars
Edited by Paches - 3/22/11 at 10:49pm
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Return them. Yes.

Get yourself some Ultrasone whatevers.
Edited by cuad - 3/22/11 at 10:07pm
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Originally Posted by Paches View Post
I just recently built my own rig, got the sound card I've always wanted, got my Bx5A's hooked up, and i have to say i'm wowed every time i listen to music by these speakers. i went from usinng 20 dollar logitech speakers to this. i almost nearly tear up every time i'm listenin to my favorite songs. so crisp, so live, it's just amazing..

i bought the Sennheiser 595 too 'cause i heard the headphone amp made these sound amazing, but, they sound good, but not amazing like i hoped they would(and the bass cracks at loud, not even super loud, volume). i mainly listen to EDM(Trance, House) and hip-hop. i'm probably going to return these 595s and just save the money til i find headphones that will amaze me like these monitors have. do you guys have any recommendations? thanks in advance (:
Grats, but the Senn 595s don't benefit from amping.

You need a budget so we can help you unless you want to spend like 450 dollars.

Also, how much bass are you looking for? Do you care about closed vs open?

Give us more information.
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ahh well i don't know much about headphones or whatever, and my budget is 150-200 dollars.
don't know the difference close/open. most of the music i listen to is very bass-y so i definitely have to have good bass.
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ahh well i don't know much about headphones or whatever, and my budget is 150-200 dollars.
don't know the difference close/open. most of the music i listen to is very bass-y so i definitely have to have good bass.
Hit up some Roland RH-300s, bro.

If you're trying to go cheaper, the Audio Technica M50s are solid for 110 dollars on ebay.

You should also consider the Ultrasone 680s for 150 on ebay (or 158 on amazon).
http://cgi.ebay.com/Ultrasone-HFI-68...tem33655c32a8s

Or 780s for 190 on ebay or 220 on Amazon.
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Ultrasone HFI-780

$164.18 free ship from reputable seller

http://www.adorama.com/ULHFI780.html...m_source=gbase

Very good for the genres you listed.
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Ultrasone HFI-780

$164.18 free ship from reputable seller

http://www.adorama.com/ULHFI780.html...m_source=gbase

Very good for the genres you listed.
"$175.67 with tax and free shipping"



Yeah, for that price, you should probably pop on the 780s.
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