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I occasionally bring my M50s to class during exam/free day, and everyone I know asks me, "are those Beat? no? You should get beats, they are the best"
IKR! lol. people on my bus are like wth are those? im like uh, not beats.
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post #52 of 87
just ask for their music taste and give them a song in that category / artist and give them your 'phones for a listen!
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Simca's reasoning > others here.

Remember, it's just as sheepish hating on the Beats series without justfication of why you dislike them as it is liking them. Simca's observations are bang on.

The Dr. Dre series don't even look that good vs. say the Audio Technica PRO 5 MS, Audio Technica ESW-7 and ESW-9, Phiaton MS400...

looks is really just a cop-out excuse for many when they realise they've been had and fell for the marketing.
post #54 of 87
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I occasionally bring my M50s to class during exam/free day, and everyone I know asks me, "are those Beat? no? You should get beats, they are the best"
Lol I love reading dr dre beats threads..
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I like how everyone who's actually personally tried the Beats says they're mediocre/decent but off priced, and those who haven't just outright refuse the fact that they're even capable of producing decent quality sound. I'd imagine they're not as bad as people make them out to be, they're just way too overpriced, hence why you can get better headphones for the price range they're targeted at. But the audience they're aimed at will buy them plainly for the "b" written on the side.

Every time I see someone with a pair I chuckle to myself though. Some people have more money than sense. 90% of the people I see with them just wear them around their neck.
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I like how everyone who's actually personally tried the Beats says they're mediocre/decent but off priced, and those who haven't just outright refuse the fact that they're even capable of producing decent quality sound.

They're not that bad, they're just way too overpriced, hence why you can get better headphones for the price range they're targeted at.

Every time I see someone with a pair I chuckle to myself though. Some people have more money than sense.
Sometimes it's not exactly sense. They just don't know better.

I suppose sense in the sense (funny drum rattle) that they should have looked online and researched what they were buying could be claimed and they would then lack sense! But oh well.
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post #57 of 87
beats no. i listen to them in store My old bose sounded better not in bass but all other fields yes. . My dt770 are alot better then thos deep bass ,good mids and good highs. need a good amp to push mine (250omhs ) the 80 omhs i had but i like higher end in bass. the sound stage is not the best but for closed headphones their great . all depends on what your going after in music taste .
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post #58 of 87
beats can go to hell
they are terrible, tried them wow i was like cant believe people get this junk, its just some stupid name promotion
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Three words.
"Made by Monster".
That should tell you all you need to know.
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Three words.
"Made by Monster".
That should tell you all you need to know.
Neg. Their Monster Pro series (Pro Copper, Pro Gold, Miles Davis) is quite competitive for the money. Judging stuff based on brand is silly.
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