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Good input guys thanks!
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People wearing these at school or in public is like an advertisement to get jacked.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cayennemist;12847247 
I did just wondering what other people had to say... thanks for the tip:rolleyes:

I own a pair, I only have mostly things to say about them

Pros
-They are comfortable, fit around my ears nicely and the padding is soft
-Cables are great quality, strong and flexible, plus they look great
-Sound quality is amazing, and bass is great, Ive heard alot of people complain that they are too bass heavy but in my opinion that's not true, I think its just right.
-They look great
-Come with a great case for storing the headphones plus cables plus spare batteries and cleaning cloth etc
-Comes with cleaning cloth
-Comes with batteries
-Comes with 2 sets of cables, one normal headphone cable, the other has a microphone for iPhone use

Cons
-They feel a bit cheap, the headphones themselves are made of plastic, although its just a feel that's all, they still perform.
-They need batteries to work
-Sound leakage (Although Ive never had someone complain and to be honest, who cares...)


All in all im very happy with them, they sound great playing games late at night and listening to music
post #24 of 35
hah, i feel like i would be the most hated person on the planet T_T *sigh*

got a pair of white and black studio beats, beat tours, heartbeats (red), white diddy beats and 2 pairs of monster turbines

But for the record i got them all 50%-90% off price so the prices came out being reasonable. The studios have been a life saver though for my plane trips to china tongue.gif Personally i really like them, and the noise canceling really helps for travel, but day to day i prefer using the turbines.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by cayennemist;12847247 
I did just wondering what other people had to say... thanks for the tip:rolleyes:

Ive used these for about 2 years and they are decent sounding but very comfortable imo, i wore them for 12 hours straight with no isuue or discomfort from San Francisco to hong kong 2 times. What i really like is the bass emphasis (since the music i listen too is mostly bass) the mids are fine, and typically the highs are good although sometimes not the best. Ive worn them around campus and have gotten compliments on them for looks (the white) and the pading on the head band makes them comfortable to wear around the neck.

My black pair last year died on me for some reason (wouldnt turn on) so i contacted monster and they shipped me a brand new pair out when i sent them in and they are working fine biggrin.gif Some bad things is that they feel like they could break (hindges) and (if you pay full price) i feel theres to much plastic for the price. On my scale i would give them a 9/10 since they meet my needs perfectly but on a more practical (taking in price and such) a more of a 7.5/10
Edited by DNytAftr - 3/24/11 at 2:00am
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post #25 of 35
Rule: If you care about sound quality, do not get Beats.
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This article makes me feel better about my plan to acquire some ATH M50's to accompany my HD555s
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Originally Posted by Sylence;12848112 
This just reinforces the fact that my M50s were a good buy...which btw I knew already smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Nytehawk;12849754 
This article makes me feel better about my plan to acquire some ATH M50's to accompany my HD555s

I've been seriously considering getting some ATH-M50s lately, is there anything better or as good for the same value?

and where I can buy them for the best price (preferably a reputable seller)?

Thanks, will provide rep! drunken.gif
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Regamaster;12849818 
I've been seriously considering getting some ATH-M50s lately, is there anything better or as good for the same value?

and where I can buy them for the best price (preferably a reputable seller)?

Thanks, will provide rep! drunken.gif

depends on budget and how ya going to use it yo.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chinesekiwi;12849912 
depends on budget and how ya going to use it yo.

Mainly for listening to music and gaming, budget is around $120.

Lowest I could find on ATH-M50s, deal or no deal?
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/477843-REG/Audio_Technica_ATH_M50_ATH_M50_Professional_Closed_Back_Studio.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Regamaster;12849982 
Mainly for listening to music and gaming, budget is around $120.

Lowest I could find on ATH-M50s, deal or no deal?
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/477843-REG/Audio_Technica_ATH_M50_ATH_M50_Professional_Closed_Back_Studio.html

http://www.soundprofessionals.com/cgi-bin/gold/category.cgi?item=ATH-M50&source=froogle

$60 instant rebate with the coupon code provided, so they come out to $109 before shipping (not sure how much that is).

A friend of mine has these cans and for that price, even $120, you can't beat the M50's for music listening (not sure about gaming). Also the sound of these gets noticeably better as they burn in. I'll probably pick up a pair myself.
Edited by Pillz Here - 3/24/11 at 3:59am
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