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post #11 of 24
Try the 555 and mod it into the 595 it's pretty easy.
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so I've been looking at all the headphones listed
Audio Technica ATH-M50
Audio Technica ATH-AD700s
Shure SRH750DJ
Denon D1100

and also the superlux 668b, but am a bit skeptic of $30 headphones

and I dont think I can afford the Denon hd 2000 =(

im somewhat new to high fidelity audio, but I do know no two speakers sound alike, so what are the stenghs and weaknesses after listsening to these? (cuz I've neaver listened to any of them lol)
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The ad 700s are better for games than music (I heard they have weak bass.) From that list I go with the denon.
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post #14 of 24
Difficult. Rock and Trance typically don't mingle well together.

For rock the Alessandro MS1s are a great choice.

However, if the classic trance is bassy, you'll want Audio Technica M50, which can be found for 106 or so on ebay.

You'll have to choose what's more important for you. The M50s are great, but have recessed mids. The Alessandro are just marvelous for rock, but are crappy for bassy trance from what I hear.
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Difficult. Rock and Trance typically don't mingle well together.

For rock the Alessandro MS1s are a great choice.

However, if the classic trance is bassy, you'll want Audio Technica M50, which can be found for 106 or so on ebay.

You'll have to choose what's more important for you. The M50s are great, but have recessed mids. The Alessandro are just marvelous for rock, but are crappy for bassy trance from what I hear.
my biggest problem with bass in speakers is the bass not being tight and accurate if that makes any sense. kind of like a sealed sub vs. a ported sub.

which one is better in that respect?
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Originally Posted by bobaffett View Post
so I've been looking at all the headphones listed
Audio Technica ATH-M50
Audio Technica ATH-AD700s
Shure SRH750DJ
Denon D1100

and also the superlux 668b, but am a bit skeptic of $30 headphones

and I dont think I can afford the Denon hd 2000 =(

im somewhat new to high fidelity audio, but I do know no two speakers sound alike, so what are the stenghs and weaknesses after listsening to these? (cuz I've neaver listened to any of them lol)
The Superlux are great from what I've heard. Don't be fooled by the price tags.
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post #17 of 24
I have the 555 modded.. and I think the samson sr850 (which is very similar to the superlux 668b) definitely holds it's own against it. More bass, similar sound stage, Almost as clear. here is a review of the superlux
http://www.headfonia.com/superlux-hd668b/

I also own a Mark'l Modded D200 with D7000 wood cups and Grado HF-2.. You won't be disappointed with the superlux or samson..
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I have the 555 modded.. and I think the samson sr850 (which is very similar to the superlux 668b) definitely holds it's own against it. More bass, similar sound stage, Almost as clear. here is a review of the superlux
http://www.headfonia.com/superlux-hd668b/
I just got finished reading that article

I'm definitally considering them it's tempting
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I just got finished reading that article

I'm definitally considering them it's tempting
I bought the samson sr850 (since it was cheaper) just to try. and they are quite good definitely worth $40. I am pretty picky with my gear and I really like the samson.
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post #20 of 24
Audio Technica ATH-M50, is what i would recommend.

They dont have the soundstage like the ad700, which are good for gaming due to the huge soundstage, which allow you to perceive footsteps and etc better in FPS.

However the m50 are the best bang for the buck. When concerned about quality of sound.

The sennheisers are just as good hd555 with mod said to sound simular to hd595, the mod opens up the clarity of the high and trebles.
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