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Discussion in 'Audio, Video & Home Theater' started by PVTCaboose1337, May 6, 2011.

  1. El_Mayo

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    definitely depends on what you listen to

    I love bass but not when I'm listening to classical/metal
    Techno and Dubstep obviously, fine
    Surely good headphones should be able to cover the entire musical spectrum? :]
     
  2. Ra97oR

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    The thing is, most people new to headphones tends to think the better the headphones, the more bass there will be. And they tend to like bass heavy headphones over more balanced ones.

    But as you said, there isn't enough treble on the XB (or enough midrange as well) I think a more balanced headphone will suit you more. The SRH840 is slightly bassy, but overall pretty balanced.
     
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  3. freaksavior

    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    booyeah!

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    Grados sr225i

    And yes, it is a totally awkward picture of me wearing them. :D
     
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  4. El_Mayo

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    I've tried training myself and it works fine til you hear some speakers that have amazing bass.. then I just got sad.
     
  6. Conti027

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    This is me :(
     
  7. freaksavior

    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    haha I can kind of see that.
     
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  8. MN12BIRD

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    My Sony MDR-V6 are the only headphones I'll ever need.

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    Hands down the best headphones you can buy around or under $100 in my opinion. They're highly rated, well known by sound producers around the world and they've been making them since the late 80's. That's why the look so... retro? When I bought them I listened to many headphones ~$100 off a headphone amp inc AKG k240, Equation audio rp-21, Ultrasone hfi-700, Sennheiser 212 pro and Koss UR40's and I listened to a DVD movie and some music. To my surprise I liked the Sony's the best. They weren't the most expensive, probably closer to the cheapest in the range actually and I'm generally not a Sony fan (I hate their car audio with a passion and think most of their home audio is nothing special either) so I was very surprised.
     
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  9. El_Mayo

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    oh my
    those looks perfect!
    apparently they're tight fitting though?
     
  10. BumbleBee

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    Shure 440 are great headphones if you're on a budget. I like the styling. the cable is removable and if you don't like coiled cables Shure sells a straight cable. you can also buy replacement 840 cups which can be used on the 440. they don't need to be driven but their weight makes them less than ideal for mobile use. the headband looks a little thicker than Sony too but I could be wrong.

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  11. MN12BIRD

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    No. I have a giant head and they're anything but too tight. I too love the look of them. I mean they look like they're from the 1980's because like I said they are!
     
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    Mystery Cans

    I've got a pair made by White Westinghouse. I thought that company only made heaters and fans until i found these... they're an older pair my grandfather bought for is computer. They have pretty good sound quality. I don't know the frequency range (18hz-20khz, etc). They have independent volume controls for each side. i think they're either 40mm or 50mm drivers. model no. WHP-2024. I can't seem to find any info about them anywhere. The impedance must not be too high b/c my blackberry can power them fairly well while watching movies I have formatted for it.

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    The right side broke off, the tiny plastic peg that held it to the clip broke, but it stays in place once I situate it in the clip and put it on my head... until I take them off again.

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  13. AhokZYashA

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    does anybody know replacement pins for ER4P earphones?
     
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    Got some MMX 300's just like 3 days ago, love them :)
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    Bought a set of STAX SR-404 Signature and SRM-300 modded. Can't wait for them, seeing how I loved them when I heard them in Japan.
     
  16. El_Mayo

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    my headphones
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    RIP XBR-300

    Does anyone own a pair of Sennheiser HD 215 or MDR V700 however?
    That's what I wanna get to replace it
     
  17. kurosagi01

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    Old image but i got a Steelseries Sibera V2 headphone version as my main headphones.
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    any good?
     
  19. El_Mayo

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    Steelseries fan isit? ;D
    I've got that mouse mat as well... It's got SHIT grip after a while :/

    edit: off topic but I made a separate thread regarding which headphones to buy here, so some suggestions would be appreciated :)
     
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  20. kurosagi01

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    Yeah its really good for the price i paid compared to other manufactures anyway lol.
    And Lol nah i got the mouse for christmas from my cousin and the mouse mat from a friend. :) Great budget combination for gaming for a mouse+mat anyway. The kinzu was £17 or something and the mat was less than fiver.
    I was considering getting a Steelseries keyboard but i can't see myself spending lot of money on keyboard but i got myself a Logitech flat keyboard i am quite happy with it.
     
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    I got the Steelseries 7g keyboard and its the best thing i ever bought - havent tried any of the other steelseries gear yet, looking at getting the siberia headset though cause i kinda need some better sound for cod lol.
     
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    My cheap portable setup:
    Microsoft Zune (Gen 1)
    Fiio E5
    Klipsch Image S2 (Just got them today! Replaced an aging pair of Sennheiser CX300s)

    The Zune actually holds up pretty darn well by itself. I end up using the amp more with my Z-5500s which is horrible at driving even the lowest resistance headphones.

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    My new Denons AH-D200 and Asus Essence Xonar STX.
     

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    My Ultrasone HFI-780's, Senneiser MX760 earbuds, and my JDSlabs cmoy amp with an AD823AN op amp.

    also not in photo my Auzentech x-fi Braura with 2xLME49990 op amps in the headpone socket, got a dual AD797BRZ in the mail :)

    -edit-

    Forgot to mention I put Beyerdynamic DT200 pads on them to replace the uncomfortable pleather that comes on them.

    The sound signature changes quite a bit after doing this, pretty much just reduces the bass a bit making it more natural sounding.
     

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  25. AhokZYashA

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    just got the DT770Pro/80

    its quite good, and the bass is oh so great..
    :D
     

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