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I've just lost faith in some people. People have to learn . The AudioTechnia ATH-M50 is a great set of headphones. It's really good for people who are just starting to experience audiophile quality. I also think the Beats look nice but they feel so flimsy and sound horrible. I don't know if I like the looks of Beats or the Denon AH-D2000s better...nvmd, I like the AH-D2000s better.



I have always wondered how much influence the eyes have on the what the ears/brain actually hears. Our brains tell us before we listen that: Dr Dre, Bose = poor SQ and Sennheiser & Audio Technica = good SQ

Reminds me of an article where wine connoisseurs could not distinguish expensive wine from the cheap stuff when they had no prior knowledge of what they were sipping.
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post #32 of 67
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I have always wondered how much influence the eyes have on the what the ears/brain actually hears. Our brains tell us before we listen that: Dr Dre, Bose = poor SQ and Sennheiser & Audio Technica = good SQ

Reminds me of an article where wine connoisseurs could not distinguish expensive wine from the cheap stuff when they had no prior knowledge of what they were sipping.
if this is the case, then why have many Beats listeners then listened to the M50s without knowing what the brand is and then stated that the M50's sound better.
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if this is the case, then why have many Beats listeners then listened to the M50s without knowing what the brand is and then stated that the M50's sound better.

Makes no sense... it would have to be a double blind test where the listener had no idea of what audio brand was involved...if you have the results of this controlled experiment then please proffer evidence.
    
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I had the M50's, sold them and bought a pair of portapros and KSC75. Last week i tried a pair of silver metal Beats headphones at Best Buy and they sounded not bad. It was not worth the $300+ price tag however.

If i could get those headphones for $100 I would buy them and cover up the beats logo
 
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beats studio are actually really nice...
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beats studio are actually really nice...
http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/...f9748f0c2den02

These are the ones I tried, pretty fun cans imo.

Like I said, $100 - $150, I'll take em
 
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Ohhh... these headphones are called Beats? I never knew (seriously). I'd say that 1 in every 5 people have it at my school, if not more. Who cares? It's the same thing as people who use Apple headphones.
 
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yeah the price is outrageous, but it is somewhat a you get what you pay for
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yeah the price is outrageous, but it is somewhat a you get what you pay for
$450 can get you much nicer cans
 
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I've just lost faith in some people. People have to learn . The AudioTechnia ATH-M50 is a great set of headphones. It's really good for people who are just starting to experience audiophile quality. I also think the Beats look nice but they feel so flimsy and sound horrible. I don't know if I like the looks of Beats or the Denon AH-D2000s better...nvmd, I like the AH-D2000s better.
You obviously dont know what your talking about. Beats are the bomb dawg. They're the **** and they sound amazing. I rock my beats everywhere i go.
    
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