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post #11 of 17
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yeah, go for the RX700s, people over at head.fi prefer them over the RX900s, the Senn 5xx series have some issues with their headbands cracking.
Yep. Owned both the RX700 and RX900. Definitely preferred the RX700.
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post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post
Alright. Thanks.
I think ill go with the RX700s. Ive used JVC a great deal in the past and they look pretty good too.
Thanks All.

I think Ill mod them in a few weeks if the sound isnt want I want.
for the price its a good choice, i'd buy them only because they have quite few a mods you can do to them.... that is if i didn't have the AKG701's and AD700's.

cant say i like the looks of them though, either way hope you like and enjoy them.
post #13 of 17
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I decided to order the RX700s.
And I switched my order to a set of Swan D1080MKII08 speakers.
The question now is will I need to upgrade my Sound Card in order to really take advantage of the 1080s? The DG seems a bit weak to really handle them.
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post #14 of 17
If you want a dirt cheat headphone that sounds good, buy Koss KSC75 and plug their drivers into this headband:

http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...ource=googleps

They sound better than KSC75, and in fact, better than many other more expensive headphones. The main difference from PortaPros is that KSC75 have a tighter more articulate bass, brighter mids, and the highs are a lot more detailed.
post #15 of 17
Sennheiser PX-100
BeyerDynamic DT 231
Are typically considered for your price range.

However, for your price range and taste, you should try to find some Grado SR60s(used).

I would also upgrade to the Musiland Monitor 02 External DAC for your 1080s. Anything less is a travesty.
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Superlux HD668B
Samson RH600
post #17 of 17
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Superlux HD668B
Samson RH600
I have the samson sr850 and it sounds very good..
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