• Headphone Buying Megathread/Guide V4 - Come here for all your audio needs! (New Threads are not need
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[QUOTE=tanktan38;39803071]Budget: $10 eBay: No Country: US Isolation: Circumaural Purpose: Music, Gaming, Voice chat Music Tastes: dubstep, something with some bass Previous Experiences: junk[/QUOTE] You're not going to get shit with that budget.
[QUOTE=tanktan38;39803071]Budget: $10 eBay: No Country: US Isolation: Circumaural Purpose: Music, Gaming, Voice chat Music Tastes: dubstep, something with some bass Previous Experiences: junk[/QUOTE] not circumaural but you can get monoprice IEM which are excellent
[QUOTE=Justice;39788955]If you think Bose is garbage, pick up a pair of 901s, 301s, or 2.2s and tell me after you've listened to something on them with a good amp. Yes, they're overpriced, but most of what Bose makes is exceptional quality.[/QUOTE] I read a review I trusted a lot, they took a surround system apart and did frequency graphs too, it was very expensive and used paper drivers, the frequencies were completely missing between 100 Hz to 500 Hz there was a sudden roll off in the treble. the systems they use in shops are hooked up to very expensive equipment to make them sound better.
Well while you're on the topic of Bose, anyone have any experience with the [URL="http://www.amazon.com/Bose-327279-0020-IE2-Audio-Headphones/dp/B003XU6H8I"]Bose IE2[/URL]? Mostly looking for a pair of decent headphones while at the gym and walking/running around my campus, so something water resistant with an open design would be nice. I would just buy a cheap pair, but I also want to use these as a semi replacement for when my 598's are too much of a hassle to wear. I used the MEE m6 before but those broke on me two weeks ago. I mostly listen to trance and rock and wouldn't mind a little extra bass. Any other recommendations for >$100 would be great as well.
I'm stuck, I want to get a pair of ATH M50's and use them while out and about, then when i'm home plug them into my desk amp and use them on the PC, but when I wear other headphones my voice is muffled and it feels like I have clogged ears when talking on skype, so I end up shouting what do?
[QUOTE=Flash_Fire;39820034]I'm stuck, I want to get a pair of ATH M50's and use them while out and about, then when i'm home plug them into my desk amp and use them on the PC, but when I wear other headphones my voice is muffled and it feels like I have clogged ears when talking on skype, so I end up shouting what do?[/QUOTe] [url]http://m.download.cnet.com/Microphone-Pass-through-Emulator/3000-18503_4-10973610.html[/url]
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looking for £100-£150 headphones. Over-ear, and by that I mean complete cover and comfort. Sound: Honestly, if I want bass I'll listen to subwoofers. Headphones imo should be crystal clear and not drowned in bass. Anyone with an idea of really accurate headphones I'll be grateful. They've got to have a nice full spacial sound, got to be able to handle all varieties. Not fussed on how it looks or how big, but if they're heavy and uncomfortable I'll be unlikely to get em.
[QUOTE=AK'z;39820390]looking for £100-£150 headphones. Over-ear, and by that I mean complete cover and comfort. Sound: Honestly, if I want bass I'll listen to subwoofers. Headphones imo should be crystal clear and not drowned in bass. Anyone with an idea of really accurate headphones I'll be grateful. They've got to have a nice full spacial sound, got to be able to handle all varieties. Not fussed on how it looks or how big, but if they're heavy and uncomfortable I'll be unlikely to get em.[/QUOTE] HD598 is probably a good bet for you then, maybe slightly above your budget at around £160.
Already have sennheisers that costed £60, so..maybe a different company would be a bigger change for me. Not to say they're bad, but I've used my sennheisers for 3 yrs without fail.
[QUOTE=AK'z;39821202]Already have sennheisers that costed £60, so..maybe a different company would be a bigger change for me. Not to say they're bad, but I've used my sennheisers for 3 yrs without fail.[/QUOTE] [URL]http://audiblebond.com/[/URL] !
Yay, DT said my headphones could be shipped either thursday/friday and possibly arrive Saturday! :dance: Adapter came today also!
[QUOTE=David Tennant;39821573][URL]http://audiblebond.com/[/URL] ![/QUOTE] you got a pair?
[QUOTE=AK'z;39822930]you got a pair?[/QUOTE] It's his site :v:
[QUOTE=AK'z;39821202]Already have sennheisers that costed £60, so..maybe a different company would be a bigger change for me. Not to say they're bad, but I've used my sennheisers for 3 yrs without fail.[/QUOTE] Sounds like those aren't the 500 series. Try them out in the stores/friends to be sure. It's a great sounding, neutral, spacial and very comfortable headphones at a great pricepoint.
[QUOTE=DarkWolf2;39823024]Sounds like those aren't the 500 series. Try them out in the stores/friends to be sure. It's a great sounding, neutral, spacial and very comfortable headphones at a great pricepoint.[/QUOTE] yeah but i want something that's a "radical" improvement from my current ones, I assume a simple upgrade of the same brand won't do a whole lot difference. I'll have a look for those to sample though.
[QUOTE=AK'z;39823075]yeah but i want something that's a "radical" improvement from my current ones, I assume a simple upgrade of the same brand won't do a whole lot difference. I'll have a look for those to sample though.[/QUOTE] Definitely do. They're a big upgrade to your (assumed) 2xx series. If you like the sound signature, it's more of the good stuff. As I've said before, it's probably the best pair of (Sennheiser) headphones before diminishing returns set in. They're stylish IMO, [I]very[/I] comfortable, great sounding on basically every genre, and surprisingly sturdy.
can't go wrong with build quality there.
[QUOTE=AK'z;39823075]yeah but i want something that's a "radical" improvement from my current ones, I assume a simple upgrade of the same brand won't do a whole lot difference. I'll have a look for those to sample though.[/QUOTE] If you like their sound and everything I don't see what's so bad about what's basically an upgraded version of them. also do you want closed or open
Also, you're one lucky user AK'z. You'll understand in a few moments.
[QUOTE=Shadaez;39823165]If you like their sound and everything I don't see what's so bad about what's basically an upgraded version of them. also do you want closed or open[/QUOTE] Closed. Also why I feel a brand change, is more to do with me wanting to keep my current sennheisers anyway. I've kind of become accustomed to how they sound, but I'll definitely have to sample more. [editline]6th March 2013[/editline] [QUOTE=DarkWolf2;39823201]Also, you're one lucky user AK'z. You'll understand in a few moments.[/QUOTE] Wow, you didn't have to do that! Much appreciated, pal. :v:
What happened? [editline]6th March 2013[/editline] wow you weren't gold?
[QUOTE=Shadaez;39824286]What happened? [editline]6th March 2013[/editline] wow you weren't gold?[/QUOTE] Wow, can't believe I didn't notice that either.
Is the Sennheiser HD 205 II good? I'm looking for a headphone under the €40,- that will be good to play games, watch movies and talk with friends on skype.
i need some suggestions for a headset mainly for music and gaming, i want the best bang for my buck and my buck revolves around 120€
Budget: Lets say £42 eBay: Preferably Amazon UK Country: UK Isolation: IEM (earbud things) Purpose: Music from phone/ipod touch Music Tastes: Rock/Metal occasionally piano Previous Experiences: Apple IEM(?) Comments: Obviously whatever's preferable, I'll consider recommendations, I was recommended the Dunu Ares before but never actually bought them.
[QUOTE=Entraik;39833835]Budget: Lets say £42 eBay: Preferably Amazon UK Country: UK Isolation: IEM (earbud things) Purpose: Music from phone/ipod touch Music Tastes: Rock/Metal occasionally piano Previous Experiences: Apple IEM(?) Comments: Obviously whatever's preferable, I'll consider recommendations, I was recommended the Dunu Ares before but never actually bought them.[/QUOTE] £42, that's a really specific number, any reason why?
[QUOTE=kite2400;39819758]Well while you're on the topic of Bose, anyone have any experience with the [URL="http://www.amazon.com/Bose-327279-0020-IE2-Audio-Headphones/dp/B003XU6H8I"]Bose IE2[/URL]? Mostly looking for a pair of decent headphones while at the gym and walking/running around my campus, so something water resistant with an open design would be nice. I would just buy a cheap pair, but I also want to use these as a semi replacement for when my 598's are too much of a hassle to wear. I used the MEE m6 before but those broke on me two weeks ago. I mostly listen to trance and rock and wouldn't mind a little extra bass. Any other recommendations for >$100 would be great as well.[/QUOTE] They are great for running, as they fit really well in your ears. Sound could be matched for cheaper, but they probably won't be nearly as comfortable.
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oh gosh, i've whittled my choices down to two phones: JVC HARX900 ($55) and Sony MDR-V6 ($68) i like the harx900 because it's said: to be really comfortable, has a good soundstage, and thus would be good for games and movies, but they're still great for music but i like sony's set because it's said: to have even better audio than the harx900, they're not as bulky, and they still have a fine soundstage i'd use these primarily for listening to prog metal, melodic death and melodic doom, prog rock, post-rock, ambient stuff, electronica and trip-hop i watch all of my movies and tv shows on my comp, and would appreciate nice audio for movies i don't game as much anymore, but i've been sporadically playing fallout new vegas, just cause 2, max payne 3, and sins of a solar empire so i guess my main focus is for music. i'd choose sony for the apparently better sound, but the jvc's are said to be very comfortable while the v6 lacks in that department a lot of you guys seem to have experience with these headphones so any help would be greatly appreciated oh, these will be exclusively for home use (and sometimes i have lengthy skype convos with my friends)
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