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I use the Lexicon Alpha, which has an amp on the headphone jack.
Yeah, you should be fine then in any direction you go.
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Yeah, you should be fine then in any direction you go.
Excellent support sir.
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I have used the Sony 7506's for years in live club mixing (not DJ, sound guy) and they work great, they are fairly comfortable and the swivel on the ear piece is both useful and helps prolong their life from a heavy hand. They are also on the low end of your budget if that helps.
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ATh m50s? one of the best lyricist uses it! LUPE FIASCO!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZ1ertk19Uo
lyricists-> Read: Not a voice
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Excellent support sir.
Before you jump the gun and buy what's been offered, I highly suggest you do some personal research on all of these headphones.

I can tell you right now that many headphones suggested in this thread are of quality very much below your budget. I don't want to make anyone angry by saying which, but you should do your own research on each of these headphones.

Google Search and add "headfi" at the end of all comparisons and reviews to get some threads from headfi for more advice. It's a good site to get further information from.
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Before you jump the gun and buy what's been offered, I highly suggest you do some personal research on all of these headphones.

I can tell you right now that many headphones suggested in this thread are of quality very much below your budget. I don't want to make anyone angry by saying which, but you should do your own research on each of these headphones.

Google Search and add "headfi" at the end of all comparisons and reviews to get some threads from headfi for more advice. It's a good site to get further information from.
I am not actually going to buy headphones soon. I just want to have some research before I do it, so you are right, I will look further into this
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Before you jump the gun and buy what's been offered, I highly suggest you do some personal research on all of these headphones.

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Google Search and add "headfi" at the end of all comparisons and reviews to get some threads from headfi for more advice. It's a good site to get further information from.
All my recommendations have strong support on headfi, and you'll find those same recommendations come up when searching for a studio headphone. Only other options I can think of are from the AKG 2XX seies but I believe those are not fully closed.
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All my recommendations have strong support on headfi, and you'll find those same recommendations come up when searching for a studio headphone. Only other options I can think of are from the AKG 2XX seies but I believe those are not fully closed.
Not a fan of AKG 200 series.

K240Ms are the only ones worth considering and they're not even meant for the OP.

I strongly suggest you look through headfi again with those suggestions for his price range. He can do much much better.
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All my recommendations have strong support on headfi, and you'll find those same recommendations come up when searching for a studio headphone. Only other options I can think of are from the AKG 2XX seies but I believe those are not fully closed.
Only that worries me..


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Let me be concise and to the point.

The HD280 are ****ing awful headphones. They are **** and **** some more. I would not wish them upon the most ignorant of Triport owners, who at least own a set of headphones that sounds fun.

The HD280 is a cancerous contagious sexually transmitted infection which causes terminal ugliness and misery. If you are someone who delights in every single instrument sounding wrong, every voice sounding like an X-factor reject and every sense of ergonomics thrown out of the window of a speeding truck and crushed under a following bus, then by all mean, go for them, they're everything you want.

Elsewise, I would not say even to the most ignorant and stupid of all users on this site that they are worth even the slightest sliver of a damn.

Buy something else. For the love of God, by something else. Something thats open backed, radioactive and has sharp edges covered in poison would be better for safe and isolating use.
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