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AKG K-701, don't forget to buy an amp too.
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AKG K-701, don't forget to buy an amp too.
I assumed considering the epicness of his system that he already had a sound card. So Plex, if you don't have a sound card, grab one of too
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I assumed considering the epicness of his system that he already had a sound card. So Plex, if you don't have a sound card, grab one of these too
Thank you . Perhaps I should just also invest in a new, quality sound card.
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Thank you . Perhaps I should just also invest in a new, quality sound card.
What do you have right now? Mine's like five years old and it works great still
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I assumed considering the epicness of his system that he already had a sound card. So Plex, if you don't have a sound card, grab one of these too
You won't be able to drive a K-701 properly with an E5
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You won't be able to drive a K-701 properly with an E5
I didn't look up the K-701, I've just heard that the e5 is a good all around amp for a good price. I'm like Sir Lurkalot on head-fi
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post #28 of 44

For $700 i'd get

+ and a soundcard, my pick (as you can see in my sig) is , if you have an amp get 600ohm version of the DT-880s.
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post #29 of 44
This DAC+AMP http://www.mav-audio.com/base/product/tube_magic_d1
in combination with http://www.jr.com/product/productLis...tt=denon+d2000. and throw in clip on mic of your choice. Will BLOW what you currently have out of the water.

Also can work as as DAC + Preamp setup if you ever wanted speakers.
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For $700 i'd get Beyerdynamic DT880 + Zalman Mic and a soundcard, my pick (as you can see in my sig) is Xonar ST, if you have an amp get 600ohm version of the DT-880s.
+1 for dt880 + ST.
I wouldn't get a clip-on mic though.. I don't know why everyone recommends them here on ocn. I would imagine it would be annoying having to take it on and off when you want to get up or sit down, not to mention the loud rustling it would cause on the other end. I recommend a simple desktop mic, three of my friends and I have these: http://www.dealextreme.com/p/flexibl...icrophone-6272
surprisingly good sound quality and it picks up really well so you could be leaning back in you chair talking and you would be heard perfectly fine.
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