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Not an improvement that will "wow" you, no I can't say that the extra 100 dollars from the 555's would wow.
then the HD600 it is then lol, do you know if it comes in limited edition colors or different colors?
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then the HD600 it is then lol, do you know if it comes in limited edition colors or different colors?
Not interested in the 598?

There's only one color for HD600. You might also need an amp to be able to drive it properly. Also look at the HD650.
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Not interested in the 598?

There's only one color for HD600. You might also need an amp to be able to drive it properly. Also look at the HD650.
I dont know I havne't looked at it haha what's the difference?
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I bet chinesewiki will advise me to go with the Beyerdynamic DT880 600ohms...I WANT!
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I bet chinesewiki will advise me to go with the Beyerdynamic DT880 600ohms...I WANT!
He really can't. They're both excellent headphones. You're choosing sound signature at this point. You're already used to Sennheiser's. Do you want to stay with that sound signature or try Beyer's?

HD650s are 150 more than HD600s. Not even on the table really.
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one thing I don't like about my hd555s is the BASS its not really there...to say the least

I see that there are 3 diff versions of the DT880, now is it worth it to go with the 600ohms keeping in mind that this will probably be the last time I'll buy headphones? Unless they break that is
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He really can't. They're both excellent headphones. You're choosing sound signature at this point. You're already used to Sennheiser's. Do you want to stay with that sound signature or try Beyer's?

HD650s are 150 more than HD600s. Not even on the table really.
$150?! Where did you get that number?

You can get the 650 for around $350 on J&R if you call. The 600 usually goes around $300, lowest I've seen is $289 on eBay but you have to wait for the bid to end.
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$150?! Where did you get that number?

You can get the 650 for around $350 on J&R if you call. The 600 usually goes around $300, lowest I've seen is $289 on eBay but you have to wait for the bid to end.
Wow $350 if you call by phone? They sell it for $500 on their site. That's an awesome deal.
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one thing I don't like about my hd555s is the BASS its not really there...to say the least

I see that there are 3 diff versions of the DT880, now is it worth it to go with the 600ohms keeping in mind that this will probably be the last time I'll buy headphones? Unless they break that is
If the bass isn't enough then in general, open headphones aren't for you.
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