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People find them really bad, I listened to them and they do not sound that bad at all. I think 70 euro would be a decent price for them.
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you keep saying the same thing over and over again. Nobody cares. Beats are trash, people that buy them are akin to people that buy a mac. Nothing more nothing less, move along now.
Have you even tried the beats?

People that buy Macs have reason behind their madness as well. Most macs have brilliant screens compared to their windows partners which is great for graphics design. Some also just prefer how mac works over Windows.

Mac isn't my cup of tea, but it's not awful.

I love how the sheep just stampede through the canyon mindlessly.
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Sheep on Head is the new cool, bruh. The Baaaaah those bad boys put out is music to one's ears.

I love the whole comparing apples to oranges going on in this thread. It's pretty epic. It's like comparing an SUV (Beats) to a Mazda Miata(HD555s and AD700s)
Not sure I understand your comparison

Beats are for people who don't know what to do with their money and HD555's and AD700's are for girls?
 
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Not sure I understand your comparison

Beats are for people who don't know what to do with their money and HD555's and AD700's are for girls?
Uhh...yeah. Exactly. HD555s and AD700s are for girls.

That concludes this thread everyone. Thank you for tuning in. We can all leave this thread having learned that very bit of important information.
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It would help if they actually posted specs on their website for their $200 cans.

Other comparisons are just opinions. Anyone have specs?

Compare them and cost to an HD or whatever your choice.
    
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It would help if they actually posted specs on their website for their $200 cans.

Other comparisons are just opinions. Anyone have specs?

Compare them and cost to an HD or whatever your choice.
Specs are really more difficult to look at and decide whether they're good or not than with other pieces of equipment. You can't just see the bass response range in khz it outputs and say "O that must be good."

It really comes down to listening to it most of the time. You can get an idea of what you're looking for with specs, but really it comes down to the pads, the drivers and the build quality. You'll find a lot of crappy headphones with wide bass response, but that doesn't make it good.
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post #37 of 87
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Uhh...yeah. Exactly. HD555s and AD700s are for girls.

That concludes this thread everyone. Thank you for tuning in. We can all leave this thread having learned that very bit of important information.
I still don`t get it?
So if the AD700`s are for girls..... does that make guys sheeple?
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That's especially true in the case of headphones. The "flat response" is not actually flat due to the way sound is percieved with the driver so close to the ear. Thus the frequency response of a headphone is not always the best place to draw conclusions from.
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Specs are really more difficult to look at and decide whether they're good or not than with other pieces of equipment. You can't just see the bass response range in khz it outputs and say "O that must be good."

It really comes down to listening to it most of the time. You can get an idea of what you're looking for with specs, but really it comes down to the pads, the drivers and the build quality. You'll find a lot of crappy headphones with wide bass response, but that doesn't make it good.
This is very true, but I'd like to see the specs anyway. When I don't see specs, it makes me suspicious in high end gear that is highly branded. Dr Dre is a musician, not an audio hardware engineer. Its just an endorsement that they are pushing like a qualification.

Eh.

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That's especially true in the case of headphones. The "flat response" is not actually flat due to the way sound is percieved with the driver so close to the ear. Thus the frequency response of a headphone is not always the best place to draw conclusions from.
I'm talking about comparison. You can decide which has a flatter response by the frequency graph. I don't want to overstate that though, because I understand listening is the only way to make a final decision.
    
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They are decent but overpriced. There are some cans that are cheaper and provide a better sound signature. Overall i wouldnt buy them, goto headfi.org and do some research and be happy.
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