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post #41 of 58
That review of the HD280s is exaggerated, but it's pretty much on point. They're not great for what they are. Only thing saving them is that you can find them for 80 bucks.
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post #42 of 58
It's one bad review. You'll find poor reviews about any headphone, it's a subjective experince in many cases. You'll also find that the poster of that comment went further to say DT770s are horrible headphones later in the thread. Either he's used to thousand dollar setups or he's very hard to please.

Moral of the story; if you can find a place to actually listen to any of the options I would highly advise it.
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I am sure actually hearing a bunch of them would be very useful, but I do not know of such a place here. I am bummed though. Should I get HD280 Pro's, the KNS8400 or the Beyerdynamic DT 250? I can't seem to eliminate any of them.. :/
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post #44 of 58
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I am sure actually hearing a bunch of them would be very useful, but I do not know of such a place here. I am bummed though. Should I get HD280 Pro's, the KNS8400 or the Beyerdynamic DT 250? I can't seem to eliminate any of them.. :/
Eliminate all of them then.
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If I do, where can I go from here?
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post #46 of 58
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Eliminate all of them then.
You say that, but never offer any counter examples.
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I already offered the Roland RH300. If he's into more bass heavy music he should hit up ultrasones as well but the bass seems a bit exaggerated to me on hfis

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post #48 of 58
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I already offered the Roland RH300. If he's into more bass heavy music he should hit up ultrasones as well but the bass seems a bit exaggerated to me on hfis

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It doesn't matter what I'm into, I want the headphones for mixing and monitoring in studio generally. I am not planning in listening to music through them for recreation, I use speakers for that
Edited by AngeloG. - 3/25/11 at 12:22pm
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post #49 of 58
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I already offered the Roland RH300. If he's into more bass heavy music he should hit up ultrasones as well but the bass seems a bit exaggerated to me on hfis

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Rolands are a good choice if he wants to get into the upper range of the budget. Ultrasone... don't really think I'd go that direction if looking for a neutral monitoring headphone.
post #50 of 58
Also would throw these into the ring; don't know much about them but it appears they are another option in the upper end of your price range.

http://www.german-maestro.de/US/gmp835dmonitor.htm
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