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Hello,

I finally got the Ad700's in and tried them last night and I am not impressed with the bass. I'm nowhere near a bass head. No gangsta rap or movies.

I'm switching over from a set of Razer Carcharias and I'll compare the two later in another thread if I can get these setup correctly.

I have a Creative Fatal1ty pro card. Please let me know what I can do to help get these to sound better. And please don't say add more bass on the main panel because it's set for my Rokits and I didn't want to mess that up.

As it stands today the Razer set sounds way better. Is there a way to just adjust my headphone settings and not mess with the main setup?

I've looked and I think I should be able to but I'm not getting it on my own.

Thanks in advance and just let me know if you need a screen shot or something.
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Well, that's how those headphones are. Its their inherent nature to be bass-light (or even bass-less). Pairing up the AD700 with an cold sounding sound card like the X-Fi doesn't help you either. Did you know you can adjust the EQ and save those settings in Creative's Console Launcher? You might want to give that one a shot.
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post
Well, that's how those headphones are. Its their inherent nature to be bass-light (or even bass-less). Pairing up the AD700 with an cold sounding sound card like the X-Fi doesn't help you either. Did you know you can adjust the EQ and save those settings in Creative's Console Launcher? You might want to give that one a shot.
LMAO, exactly.

Did you not read the one MASSIVE complaint about the AD700s when purchasing them? They have NO BASS!!!

On top of that you're using a Creative card which isn't a great sound card for bass.

If you want to up the bass on the AD700s (which is laughable) you could add leather pads to the AD700s and buy a Xonar DX.

But all that for bass out of the AD700s is hysterical and insane. Return the AD700s if they're not what you were expecting. They're not going to get any better bass wise if you're expecting burn in.
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