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I can't into >new threads edition

>Requesting purchase advice:
http://pastebin.com/hjHkKDyM

>/g/ wiki headphone FAQ:
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php?title=Headphones

>Previous thread:
>>52441802
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Aside from isolation, are there any other real differences between open and closed headphone types?
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Bass lover anons, go get a SubPac!
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I played 20 hours of Dragon's Dogma on my HD800S. It sounds okay to be honest. Haven't listened to music with it as yet. I feel like it's a side-grade to my HD600, it has more bass and treble relative to the HD600. It also sounds more spacious but this may be a placebo effect, so I can't say I'm 100% sure about this.

I'll keep it since I could actually use it for more than 5 minutes unlike the old HD800.
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>>52460942
Wtf, does it hump your back while you listen to bassy music or what?
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>>52461111
Quads GET!

It's tactile audio. The SubPac S2 is the seatback model. You lean your back onto the SubPac S2 and feel bass from 5Hz – 130Hz.
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>>52460815
Today I sold my best amplifier.

I just came to the logic conclusion that I didn't need the power of a dedicated headphone amplifier that weighs 3 kilos and can output enough power to drive small speakers.
It was the best amplifier I've ever had, with literally no noise to be heard.

But my O2 is good enough.

Current setup:
>foobar2k
>o2 amplifier
>gamma 2 DAC
>AKG K701 and Senn HD650
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Budget - ~ 100usd
Location - Freedom land
Source - phone
Preferred type of headphone - IEMs
Comfort level - does not matter , needs to stay in when running
Preferred tonal balance - bassy
Past headphones - SoundMAGIC E10 Noise Isolating In-Ear Earphones (BlackGunmetal)

I really want bluetooth headphones , I was looking at the Jaybird x2 or one of the thousand 20 usd ones on amazon. Thoughts?
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Yo "friends" I am looking for some headphone. Am not an audiophile however so not super knowledgeable about where even to look nor am I looking to spend very much.

>Budget
Probably $80 or so. Definitely not over $100
>Location
In the USA. Near Boston.
>Source
Plugging these into my phone (oneplus one) and computer. Nothing special at all. Nothing
>Preferred type of headphone
Full sized over ear headphones. Big cups too are nice, ones that wouldn't rest on my ears.
>Open or closed
Closed. I'd like to use these on campus and/or wherever I go. While we're at it, sound blocking is very nice too. My current earbuds block a good 80% of sound without turning up the volume and I love it
>Comfort level
Would like fairly comfortable headphones. Comfortable enough to wear for some hours at a time.
>Preferred tonal balance
Shit nigga I like music. I'll use my free pass here.
>Preferred music
I like all music. David Bowie to Madeon to Lil b are all on my phone. I'm not big on one genre.
>Past headphones
Whatever $20 pair of headphones I have from amazon. I'm not an audiophile by any means so I don't have much to go on.
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Can i get a recommendation or two?

>Budget
300 USD maximum

>Location
US

>Source
Varies.

>Preferred type of headphone
Over the ear

>Open or closed
Closed is a must

>Comfort level
Comfort is very important. If they're uncomfortable, I simply won't use them. Worst case, I'll sacrifice audio quality for comfort, but I imagine with my budget I can get a set of headphones that are comfortable and have decent sound quality

>Preferred tonal balance
Neutral or slightly bassy.

>Past headphones
ATH M50x

I liked the M50x's. They were really comfy, and the detachable cords were a really useful feature. I don't think I want to give that up.

They were a good pair of entry level headphones, as far as I can tell, but I'd like a recommendation for a decent upgrade from more experienced audiophiles than me. I wouldn't necessarily mind another pair of the m50's, but I have a budget where I think I can afford something better.
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This threads have been ruined by recommendations.

Do your own god damned research.
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>>52462081
My bad, i didn't think it would be that bad. I put it off for a couple threads to try to avoid it, but, it turned out like this anyway.
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>>52461332
That amp is?

>>52461393
Pretty sure the jaybird is bassy, so I guess it would work.

>>52462081
>This threads have been ruined by recommendations.
This was always a rec thread.
Add in a couple of people chatting science once in a while, occasional music discussion, and a lot of brand and model shitting and you have the general history of /hpg/.

>Do your own god damned research.
By asking questions?
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>>52462246
>this was always a rec thread

Clearly you haven't been here long enough.
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>>52462246
Works for me thank you : )
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>>52462246
AMB M^3
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My favorites.
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>Budget
Like $50
>Location
Texas
>Source
Computer so I need the cord to be long
>Preferred type of headphone
Doesn't matter
>Open or closed
Open
>Comfort level
Comfy
>Preferred tonal balance
Don't care
>Preferred music
Don't care
>Past headphones
Shitty $20 earbuds from walmart.

I just need something that sounds decent with a long cord so I can talk to my sex offender friend while we play games together.
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>>52462259
Waifu template charts, back when that was new
Actually giving a shit about what Head-Fi says
A time when no one seemed to own the HD 600, but plenty of love for the HD 650
Vertical soundstage
Creating headphone guides in an attempt to reduce recs clogging the thread
Square wave and CSD discussion
The Gearspammer
Ambien
ComfyGrados
Horn Loaded and the rest of his clique, besides the current resident furry
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Whats the best AKG in the below 200$/€ price range?
(pic related) the DAC/amp Im going to use it with.
Is a detachable cable necessary/worth the price bump?
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>>52462469
Gearspammer was nice, I know him personally.
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>>52462336
X2's sound pretty good on vinyl's don't they? Or at least classic rock recordings that is.
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are the NVX hm5 clones still considered the best 100 neutral closed back headphones or has something else come along to replace them?
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>>52462689
>best 100 neutral
best 100 *dollar* neutral
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>>52462509
I don't really know.
I only have mp3s and audio CDs - not vinyl.
My rock recordings are mp3s of "The Beatles" and mp3s of "500 Greatest Songs of All Time - Rolling Stone"
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>that feel when K7xx master race
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>>52462689
Those or the Sony MDR-V6.
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MEE Audio M6 Pro: Shit or not shit?

Heard pretty decent things about them, it's not necessarily a lot of money, and I'll probably get them anyway, but I'm just trying to see if anyone has gotten to use them.
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Any help with buying some new headphones? Mine just broke after a few years of use.

>Budget
50 USD?
>Location
Chile
>Source
Laptop
>Preferred type of headphone
Full-Sized
>Open or closed
Closed
>Comfort level
Comfortable
>Preferred tonal balance
Neutral
>Preferred music
Experimental Rock?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KvitSj7LKQ
>Past headphones
Bose AE2 (they were a gift)
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>>52462484
What happened to this board? could someone answer this man?
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>>52462026
I assume your M50 is broken in some way?

>>52462484
Pick the K612 or K702.
I wouldn't really call the 702 a sound upgrade. Could be a sonic downgrade in some ways, but the cable thing.
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>Budget
200-300 canadian dollars
>Location
Canada
>Source
Phone and laptop
>Preferred type of headphone
Full Sized
>Open or closed
Open
>Comfort level
I want to wear them for a long period of time with minimal discomfort
>Preferred tonal balance
Neutral
>Past headphones
Cheap IEMs
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>>52463286
Yeah.
The collapsing part of the right headphone has busted, so it doesn't sit properly on my ear anymore. It falls off, in fact.

Looking at a new set of cans, it seems like the m70's wouldn't have that problem; the tradeoff being that they wouldn't be collapsible, but that's quite alright. I enjoyed the m50s, and I guess that these would be a comfortable change for me.
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i'm five seconds away from doing a modi 2/magni 2 uber. Any reason not to do it.
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>>52463824
M70x build was nicer, it doesn't sound so much like the M50. It doesn't quite quite the bass lift as m50 does, a bit more like v6/m40x.

>>52463910
Spend it other things audio? Or something else entirely?
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>>52463910
not bad-tier albums
p good tier headphones
god tier waifu
*thumbs up*
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>>52464001
>god tier wafiu
thank you you're like the first person to recognize a goddess take this.
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>>52464028
thank you
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>>52463947
I'm ok with a more neutral set of cans. I think I'll grab a pair of the m70's
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>>52463083
Ewww weabo shit.
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How do the Philips X2 sound compared to a K702? Worth having both?
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hey I'm planning to buy Ned headphones, dk which

>Budget
~100$
>Location
Israel (save your /pol/memes)
>Source
Asus Xonar DX
>Preferred type of headphone
Full sized
>Open or closed
Closed
>Comfort level
Hmmm not sure what it means? I guess medium?
>Preferred music
Rock, EDM.. (Paramore, Dirty youth, icon for hire, Die Antwoord, remixes etc..)
>Past headphones
AKG K240
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>>52463910
reposting updated pic
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Got in on the AKG K7XX drop yesterday.

Question:
If I ever wanted to take them on the go, what would be a good PMP to pair them with?
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>>52466097
>location
US
>budget
200 bucks or less.
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i work at a music store in california
we sell a handful of various headphones, shure, AT, sennheiser, etc
but we only have one item that can serve as a headphone amp - shitty 25$ behrenger model

what headphone amps do yall like/prefer?
i have atm40x's atm, plan to upgrade to 50's with employee discount

wondering what pairs well with them
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>>52466097
>full-sized headphones
>on the go
>open headphones
>on the go
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>>52466187
Sometimes it happens, man.
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>>52466202
Be part of the solution, not the problem.
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>>52466211
>posts on 4chan
>gives life advice
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>>52466217
>thinking 4chan is your autism hugbox and everyone here is as pathetic and socially inept as you are
Back to Reddit.
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>>52466211
Trust me, everyone wants to hear what I'm listening to.

So help me out.
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>>52466231
>being this upset
>ever
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>>52466234
See >>52466231

>>52466245
>projects hard
>thinks the other person is upset
Kek
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>>52466254
I'm not into headphone 'culture' or whatever, so the whole autism thing is passing right over my head, man.

I just want a PMP that'll pair well with these AKGs I'm getting.
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>>52466277
Get some earbuds/in-ears for portable use.
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>>52466289
I don't want any.
Never liked them.

I've always liked big Jet Set Radio headphones.
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>>52462026
>>52461879
V-Moda Crossfade LP's are great and can be found on eBay/Amazon pretty cheap. I rock a pair of LP2's since my 1's were stolen. The best investment I've ever made. I recommend also getting the extra thick pads for an extra $15.
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>budget
300-400 EU shekels
>location
France
>Source
PC and some Fiio variant
>Preferred headphones
Closed
>Comfort Level
Long term usage, must be heaven goose down pillow soft tier
>preferred tonal balance
neutral
>past Headphones
Senn 595, Senn 600, AKG 700, SonyMDR-V6

Just looking for that extra comfy balance.
thanks /g/
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>>52466097
>>52466107
Anyone with an answer that's not a lateral suggestion?
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>>52466097
>>52466107
>>52466511
It's fucking dumb so go with what ever. You're basically like that guy who carries a desktop to and back from work.
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>>52466531
Are they really that over the top?
I've seen people out and about wearing AKGs before, and it's not like they're top of the line, or anything.
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>>52461021
>purchases $1000 headphones to play games for children instead of real audio

you're a retarded faggot and no one cares
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>>52466615
If you wear anything open like that you're an asshole. They leak noise and it's fucking annoying. On top of that they're useless in a noisy environment unless you make them really loud.

Do what floats you boat but it's a bad idea.
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>Budget
$50 ~$100

>Location
México but travel to USA frecuently

>Source
Galaxy S5

>Preferred type of headphone
IEMs

>Open or closed

>Comfort level
High

>Preferred tonal balance
Bassy

>Preferred music

>Past headphones
CX-300 II
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>>52466625
>Not realizing how good audio equipment can make a difference for games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vbsI9xFuo8
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>>52461021
>It also sounds more spacious but this may be a placebo effect
It's the added distance of the drivers + recessed upper midrange
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sennheiser hd 280 vs sony mdr 7506
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FLAC Internet radio:

mpv https://chiru.no:8081/stream.flac


Currently playing anime music
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>>52461021
>I'll keep it since I could actually use it for more than 5 minutes unlike the old HD800

Too stupid to use EQ - buy the same headphone for much more but with a foam mod
Oh im laffin
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>>52467765
sony mdr7506
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>>52467780
sounds good on my tv speakers
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Hello /hpg/,
Interesting question for you all.
I somehow got Into a nuetral position in a pleb argument,
The argument is this, which is better, SkullCandy or Beats?
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>>52467956
Both shit.
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>>52467971
Obviously, but which is less shittier?
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>>52467956
beats desu
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>>52467987
They're both literal shit.
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>>52467988

Does anyone have some graphs to give proof?
Like in pic related.
(couldn't find any myself)
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>>52460815
>player
depends, sometimes i use different players, but most of the time quod libet or vlc
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HD600 or 650?

Using o2/odac and I mainly listen to hiphop, r&b and chillwave.
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>>52468048
White fucboi also encompasses upper-middle class teens.
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>>52468082
https://youtu.be/HbwaZOuCxfQ
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>>52460909
Soundstage.
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>>52468143
Great graph, i've showed my friends, tyrone and Ethan, now we all live happily ever after.
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>>52468280
that's gay
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anyone see this http://musemini.com/clipr/ before? It looks pretty neat, or do things like that throw away too much audio quality? I'll be using it with my phone exclusively
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>>52468541
Why do you idiots keep throwing up every hipster wireless device there is?
The standards and limitations haven't changed.
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>>52467780
I got a new server so there should be less downtime
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>>52468588
a man can dream right

as long as it sends+receives all bits it could be okay depending on what's actually inside. maybe this just happens to not only manage the connection well but also has a decent dac/amp?
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>>52464433
I owned the X2, now I only own the K702. The K702 is better for every music genre, because it's neutral. Compared to the K702, the X2 has less sub-bass, powerful and bloated midbass and recessed mids, which translates to poor details. I would recommend the X2 to only those people who just listen to bass heavy music. The K702 performs much better at everything else and it has a slightly more spacious sound in my opinion.
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>Budget
$300 CAD max.

>Location
Ontario, Canada

>Source
09 MBP, Xperia Z2 mainly, no amp.

>Preferred type of headphone
Portable, on ear or over-ear because they can keep my ears warm in the winter. I wouldn't object to a good pair of IEMs, but I've had trouble with getting a good fit in the past.

>Open or closed
Closed for sure. I do value soundstage, but I also value public transport/biking, and by extension, isolation.

>Comfort level
As long as I can wear them, and they don't look gay, I'm good.

>Preferred tonal balance
Tastefully bassy. You know what it is.

>Preferred music
Anime soundtracks, Electro-pop, Whatever the Arcade Fire and The Strokes are now. Random Access Memories, rhythm games, Shania Twain, I can enjoy anything.

>Past headphones
Urbanears Plattan (sexy but sounded like a swamp)

Monoprice 8323(sounded nice, pitiful soundstage)

Harman/Kardon CL (sexy, sounded slightly better, somehow even worse soundstage)

V-moda Crossfade M-100 (nearly perfect [rip in peace mids] but had to return for defective ear pad [the durability and features will be sorely missed])


I'm seriously considering the AKG Y50BT. I hear good things about their sound, and since my Z2's headphone jack is fucked up 'by design', I won't have to deal with its fickleness toward cables.

Also, since I'm going to be wearing these for 80% of my waking hours, as a requirement, they must be somewhat attractive. I will sacrifice a bit of SQ/comfort to that end.
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>>52468727
SoundMagic HP150
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>>52468742
>>52468727
Also brainwavz hm9
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does the fiio k1 work with phones or not? does it depend on otg support/is there a trick to force it if it doesn't work? I'm looking for a portable dac/amp, don't need something too fancy so if it doesn't work are there any alternatives around the $/€50 price?
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>>52468667
And the newer chart
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Sennhieser 439 and 449s: researched them both, can't decide what would be better for rock/metal.

Same price point, too.
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>>52468916
The 439 look waay comfier
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Could anyone here recommend me a good <50€ mic I can connect to the jack connector of my laptop and I can attach to my K702?
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are the K7XXs a meme headphone?
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>>52469002
No more than the M-100.
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>>52468938
Modmic. No idea what the US currency translates to.
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>>52469044
Should I get the 4.0 or the other one? They're sold for around 55€ here.
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>>52469183
4.0
Uni direction probably. That's what I use.
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>>52468787
not this anon but no, it doesn't work, you need a usb hub to supply enough power.

I'm more or less in the same boat though. Are there any cheap portable-ish dacs that are known to work with (android) phones?
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>>52468742
>>52468751
Thank you, I'll seriously consider the SoundMagics for home use, but I'm really focused on finding something more portable for now, preferably w/ inline remote/mic, though that can be bought separately.

And when I sad 'somewhat attractive', I really meant 'girls can't be laughing'. Please understand.
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>>52468846
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>Budget
€60, pretty flexible

>Location
Netherlands, will probably order from amazon but elsewhere is fine too

>Source
no dac or amp, just phone and pc

>Preferred type of headphone
IEMs

>Comfort level
Doesn't have to be the main focus, but I will be wearing them for extended periods of time

>Preferred tonal balance
accented mids and the rest neutral, or neutral

>Preferred music
mostly hiphop and classical, but I listen to a lot of podcasts as well. you can see why I'd want better mids but no recessed treble

>Past headphones
my current iems are piston 3s, this would obviously have to be a (somewhat significant) upgrade


it would be great if their impedance is higher than 32ohms, certainly not anything lower. I've been doing a lot of searching but haven't found anything that fits the bill. could someone give me a few suggestions please?
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>>52469254
but the soundmagics ARE portable headphones
>And when I sad 'somewhat attractive', I really meant 'girls can't be laughing'

what part of them would make anyone laugh

>soundmagics are literally low profile black looking
>HM9's have a fucking thick metal structure meaning that you could literally kill anyone with the pair of headphones that laughs at them
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is it possible to badly rip a CD if you ripped it to ALAC? Or does Florence Welsh actually constantly fuck up while recording?
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>>52468846
Are you planning to become part of the AKG master race?
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do you really need an amp and a dac? can't you just get the same with an audio interface?
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>>52469382
Yes i am!
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Grippin n cockin the glock, light up the block
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>>52469371
>is it possible to badly rip a CD if you ripped it to ALAC?
Yes. Unlike what most people believe, ripping CD into lossless formats (be it ALAC or FLAC) is a delicate procedure and it doesn't always grant that the final product will be as good as the original one. Some shameful individuals even convert lossy files into lossless ones. Do you want to be sure that what you're listening to is the best thing? Get the physical copy and be happy forever.
> Or does Florence Welsh actually constantly fuck up while recording?
No, I listened to a lot of their recordings on my K702 and they all sounded good to me.
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>>52469400
May I ask you why? I mean, you already have the HD800 which is considered the best dynamic headphone out there... Wouldn't it be a downgrade?
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>>52465825
>Not having the Top Gun OST in albums just for Danger Zone

You had one job
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>>52468727
HD-25
plus i reccomend the velour pads, they make my amperiors really comfy
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>>52469371
Download a FLAC or WAV rip and find out.
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>Budget
20$
>Location
Turkey
>Source
Laptop
>Preferred type of headphone
Working
>Open or closed
Doesn't matter
>Comfort level
I am a man, I don't do comfort
>Preferred tonal balance
bass boosted
>Preferred music
Chicago drill music, trap music, depressive doom metal, blackened death metal, romanian folk
>Past headphones
Cheap 5$ chink shit
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Did I fuck up buying a Sony MDR-V6?
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how is the Havi B3 Pro 1? I'm strongly considering it and I'd like to hear some opinions on it/better alternatives if you have them
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>>52469546
kek, buy a pair of pistons 2s. the 3s are better but less bass focused. the new hybrids are more v shaped but might be more expensive
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>>52469554
not if you paid <100 shekels
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>>52468879
Optimized. Also learn to scale images. You're doing a disservice to Yui.

>>52468846
gay af

>>52469371
It has nothing to do with the codec you used to encode into. You can mess up the process of reading the CD but that's before you encode into ALAC.
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>>52469592
fug
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>>52469499
Because im not part of the AKG master race yet. Thats why.
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>>52469592
I just saved the image from the site and it distorted it to hell onii-senpai.
I still prefer the old chart
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>>52469365
The SoundMagics have their charm, but the brainwavz, much like the PSB headphones, just have this dense, chunky/flat look that makes my spine hurt, just looking at it.

>>52469442

Thank you for clearing that up. This had been bothering me for a while. Time to buy CDs.
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>>52469569
thanks bb, turns out they are 15$ in my area, gonna try em
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>>52469442
Only thing you need to do really is to calibrate the drive you are using and there are online databases and almost automated software for that.
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>>52469326
Have you tried Sony XB30EX ?
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Is there a guide for budget speakers?
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>>52469766
thanks for the suggestion but these are 16ohm and very bass oriented (from what I've gathered)
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>>52469326
e10?
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>>52469606
>Yui
Great taste
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Should I buy new Sony MDR-1RNC for 199 euros ? Is it a gud deal?
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>>52470071
higher price =/= better quality
check reviews
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I found the ZX701iP pretty cheap on an online store
Should I get them? Ive been trying to find reviews but i can barely find shit
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>Budget
200$ +/-
>Location
Europe
>Source
PC sound card.
>Preferred type of headphone
Full sized
>Open or closed
I'm used to closed headphones, so probably that.
>Comfort level
Rather high, cause I can listen through albums for hours
>Preferred tonal balance
Mostly neutral, I'm not that much of a basshead who'd want a boomy bass, but some bass would probably be nice.
>Preferred music
Classic rock, progrock, blues and other stuff.
>Past headphones
Sennheiser RS-160, they broke lol.
Been looking at A900X and DT 770 Pro, but some say that the latter ones are too bassy for the types of music I listen to.
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>>52470058
Ofcourse
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is dropping out of uni and buying a pair of HD 800 a good idea
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>>52470170
without a doubt
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>>52462026
Hd650

End game headphones for me. Owned for 2 years now
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>>52463910
Do it. I love schiit.

Bifrorst uber/Asgard 2 here. Has anyone heard the multibit upgrade yet?
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>>52461021
I prefer the hd650 and hd600 to the hd800. Hd650 is the winner of the three. The 800 wins for soundstage but makes everything not as lush and sexy sounding as the classic 650.
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>Budget
200 euros +-
>Location
Estonia
>Source
Right now have a creative external usb sound card, planning on ordering a schiit combo after getting headphones.
>Preferred type of headphone
Full size over ear.
>Open or closed
Would like to try open.
>Comfort level
Need to wear for hours without making my neck hurt. My current ones feel very heavy.
>Preferred tonal balance
wut
>Preferred music
jpop, jrock, kpop, with not much bass,
>Past headphones
Right now rolling with ath m50x, but the little plastic shit which helped the cup stay on my head, broke off and one side of the headphone dosent clip to my head anymore. I managed to fix it with cable straps for now, but want a new pair of headphones. Have been looking into akg 702, dt 880 250ohm. Also a big + would be if the cable is removable. Also akg 7xx but those shits dont ship here.
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>>52470266
I thought K7xx will ship internationally but you just have to pay extra for a forwarding service at check-out.
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>>52470266
200 eest saad omale mingi AKG klappid eestist kätte küll.
Näiteks AKG K612 saab stanfordist kätte

http://www.stanfordmusic (punkt) com/et/tooted/mikrofonid-ja-korvaklapid/korvaklapid/akg-k612-pro-detail
või kui suudad natukene juurde koguda siis AKG k702 http://progear (punkt) ee/akg-k702
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>>52470291
ah nice, i didint read the end part. I guess i might be going with these. Tho is there big diffrence in 702s and k7xx.

>>52470312
Aitäh!
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>>52470355
Kui sa võtad massdropist k7xx-id siis võib juhtuda et pead paar kuud ootama kuni kohale jõuavad. Vähemalt paljudel eurooplastel on nii olnud.
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>>52470355
Not that much difference. The K7xx is a rebranded version of the K702 65th Anniversary Edition, which boosted the bass by 3db or so over the regular K702 and thus sounds slightly warmer.

This is mostly an improvement depending on your preferences since the K702 has tight but somewhat lean bass.
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>>52470369
krt, ei suuda otsustada, 702-hed saaks amazon uk-st 180 euriga including shipping. Kuigi pole aimugi mis garantiist saaks.
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>>52470150
>Ive been trying to find reviews but i can barely find shit
that's usually a bad sign/huge gamble

see >>52470109

>>52470157
you shouldn't get closed just because you're used to them
unless you need to be silent or sound isolation, open is better

>>52470266
k7xx has a sale for 200$ + 25$ shipping
comes down to 206€
https://www.massdrop.com/buy/akg-k7xx-massdrop-first-edition-headphones?referer=2YVXYC&mode=guest_open

alternatively, k612 like >>52470312 is talking about is similar with a little less bass
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>>52470435
Just ordered my k7xx. Could not resist.

Thanks everyone.
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>>52470408
eks välismaalt tellides ole garantiiga jama jah.
Ise tellisin amazon.de-st philips SHP9500-d ja miskipärast minu paaril on ainukuene lessine unikaalne viga et ühel klappil tuli see võti välja, mis hoidis klappi kinni.
Aga noh garantiist ei tea midagi ja reisile saata klappe ka ei viitsinud siis pidin ikka ise kuidagi korda tegema. Minu klappe lihtsalt polnud eestis saadaval siis ei olnud muud valikut
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>>52470471
hope you enjoy them anon
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>>52470471
don't forget ~20-25% tax + ~15€ handling fee
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I have the chance to buy a (very) clean, 1 year old, modded ATH-M50 for half the price. There are almost no scratches and the modded socket looks clean. He's selling it for 100$ and I only have 150$ left for the week but I can manage with 50. Being a poor-ass college student, should I go for it?
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>>52470791
For that price you can get a new pair of m40x instead
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>>52470808
Forgot to mention that I live in a third-world country so M50's go for about 230$ here and no one sells less-known audiophile headphones besides a couple of Senn's and M50x's, so there aren't really any choices. Ordering online is out of the question, taxes here are fucking ridiculous.
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>>52470473
>>52470408
>>52470369
>>52470312
As a Finn, Estonian always sounds like some sort of meme dialect of Finnish.
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>>52469611
Good answer!

>>52470393
I paid 198€ for my K702 (shipping fees included) and I find its bass great (very detailed and tight, punchy enough, I wouldn't call it lean, I'd rather call it descreetly present). Honestly, being european, I wouldn't spend 199$ plus shipping fees and services for the K7XX which basically only grants an unnecessary bass boost over the K702. Just my opinion though, I prefer a cold/detailed sound.
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>>52470877
As an Estonian, who just returned from Finland a few days ago i can guarantee that Finnish is the most meme language
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>>52469592
>scale images
Tell me more about this image scaling and optimization.
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>>52469935
e80 s are a great suggestion, thanks
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>>52470991
>I wouldn't call it lean

Lean is not inherently negative, but since the bass on the K7XX is closer to neutral than the K702 I'd say the term is appropriate when comparing to most other headphones.
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>>52471069
I was just referring to the nearest neighbor image scaling algorithm there. Pic related would be a nearest neighbor downscaled image with no optimization.
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>>52471184
Here's a downscale with bicubic algorithm and lossless compression.
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>>52469382
i am, that exact configuration,
whats that player tho?
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>>52460815
>tfw my Fiio died recently
I miss that little bastard.
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>>52471230
how long did you have it?
the older one or the E10K olymp.2?
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>>52460815
>tfw people post your AKG's
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>>52471194
>scale with bicubic algorithm
I mean, how do you pick these methods for the image?
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>>52469606
>>52468879
I dont really see a difference
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>>52471198
Musicbee. I love it.
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>>52468727
AKG K550 or AKG K553 pro if you can get your hands on it
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>>52471377
What program did you use to scale? Most image editors just let you choose the algorithm. I'm sure you could just use ffmpeg, too.

Tried to save the original(?)

https://twitter.com/_namori_/status/664573048301817856

>>52471392
There is none. Just a reduction in file size with no loss off information.
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Could anyone recommend some sort of clip on microhpone or one that i can attach to my pair of headphones?

I have a good set of headphones that I want to use for gaming but no microphone. I have a desk mic but don't like it as it gets in the way and people always say they can't hear me.

I have a gaming headset but the sound quality is garbage.
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>>52471585
ModMic 4.0 is good.
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>>52471575
>What program did you use to scale?
I didn't post that. I just wanted to avoid nasty artifacts on my own.
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if you do it any other way you're doing it wrong
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>>52471602
>ModMic 4.0
Just what I was looking for. Thanks a bunch.
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>>52471605
Question is still valid, which program do you use to edit or scale images?

This is good for compression:

http://optipng.sourceforge.net/
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>Budget
£80
>Location
UK
>Source
Phone/PC
>Preferred type of headphone
Full Size
>Open or closed
Open
>Comfort level
Decent and would like headphones to be comfortable around the neck, ideally folding flat.
>Preferred music
Jazz, Hiphop, Gorillaz, Donald Fagan
>Past headphones
Astro A40's (Yes I know they're poo tier I got them in 2009)
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General question:
What if a headphone's Audio Frequency bandwidth is 10Hz to 39Khz, does a DAC/amp with Stereo PCM 20Hz to 20KHz bottleneck it?
Would you need to buy and amp that outputs all the way from 10Hz to 39KHz and would that be worth the price? Does that even exist?
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>>52471761
AKG K240
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>>52471840
forgot pic
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Which wireless headphones is /g/ rocking?
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>>52471840
Human ears are able to catch sounds from 20hz to 20khz ( let's even say 17khz and below after 20 years), then you don't need to bother about the reduction of frequency range of your headphones.
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>>52471859
m40x
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>>52469884
http://www.head-fi.org/t/478568/multi-iem-review-349-iems-compared-life-headphones-added-12-30-15-p-1096
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>>52471840
That bandwidth number is falsified. Most headphones struggle at 20Hz-20kHz(which is the human ear's auditory bandwidth and 20kHz is a generous upper limit)within sensible limits and practically all of them are extremely inaccurate in the high frequencies past 6kHz or so. You don't need more extension than from 20Hz to 20Khz and it's always about the response within these limits that is important. Manufacturers almost never provide this kind of data so you need to look up measurements for them. As for the question you had, no. You don't need it as you simply won't hear it and even if you did, your headphones can't reproduce it. There are plenty of amplifiers which have a frequency response way beyond the human audible spectrum.
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>>52471657
haha r u me?
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>>52471840
A question: are you ever interested in hearing bat calls or the ultrasound tests performed in a hospital?

These are not interesting frequencies to humans, and thus the idea of a bottleneck is silly.
An interesting range of frequencies might be said to extend from 16 Hz to 16000 Hz. A sensation can certainly be perceived above (if your ears are young and unspoiled by noise) and below, but these undistorted sines lose their tonal character. The ear is very poorly designed to capture sounds well outside this range, and they don't serve a particular biologically useful function either.

As another note, DAC are rated to handle 2 Hz signals per Redbook, though there isn't a real limit here.
Amplifier response goes well above 20kHz, and usually deep into the infrasonic range as well.
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>>52466625
>$1000
It's much more you faggot. You cared enough to reply. Thanks for the (you).

>>52467026
It might be that.

>>52467876
HD800S isn't an HD800 with a foam mod as was discussed many times in this thread. Also I use my headphones with my consoles too, PC is not only my source.

>>52470242
I still think the HD600 is the best but the HD800S is like a unique flavor right now, it's not as neutral but manages to sound a bit different.
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Hi guys Looking for IEM's for wall of sound time music, for example Technical Death Metal band 'Nile' kind of music.

Currently using the Sony XB30EX which is clearly throwing the drums way to high in the mix. While the Piston 3 seems to do a decent job but the fit is shit.

Any good IEM's in the 60$ range?
Example of the music I want these for.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99KHIkENKBM
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>>52471714
I use Paint.net occasionally.
But I'm more interested in what causes the artifacts, or at least how they show up.
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This is meant for those who are interested in open AKG and want some basic infos:
1) K612 Pro: non-detachable cable, 5dB bass boost over K702, generally the cheapest model (and arguably the most neutral)
2) K7XX: detachable cable, 3dB bass boost over K702, generally as expensive as K702 but shipping fees and extra services should be considered for non-american buyers
3) K702: detachable cable, a little colder than the other two heapdhones and arguably more detailed

Hopefully this is helpful.
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>>52472232
no they don't, they fit pretty well

that music seems heavily v shaped, look into the sound magic e50
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would a 100dollar dac be as good or better than my onboard realtek alc898?
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>>52472295
No, it contains misinformation.
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>>52472317
Unless you hear noise or whatever generated from your other computer components, no need to buy a DAC.
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>>52472335
i was gonna get one just to have a volume knob on my desk
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>>52472342
In that case, get a combined amp/dac like the Fiio E10k and be done.
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>>52472327
Then provide corrections.
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>>52471991
thanks for the link though I already did know about that thread

if you post was somehow defending the xb30s then see pic related. they're being compared to cx300s fucking dammit. I don't want bass centric shit because I really don't think it sounds good. and it's, still, 16ohms
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HD600's for £175 from Argos lads.
Should I pull the trigger?
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Would it be possible to lower harmonic distortion with precise DSP? Similar to frequency response equalization you would just create the opposite effect using a DSP filter to harmonic frequencies based on how much the headphones exhibit distortion. I can understand you can't fully get rid of it and that you can't magically lower the "noise floor" for a lack of a better term of headphones but it sounds plausible to reduce the amount of hamonics at least.

>>52472292
Digital sampling is the cause of it. The type of sampling affects the result. I'm no expert on the subject, I understand the principle but I'm poor at explaining it in detail with correct terminology. Here's a simple example of how bicubic compares to nearest neighbor in image downscaling. Moire effect is significant in the nearest neighbor.

http://screenshotcomparison.com/comparison/158452

Here's a video for starters:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FG9jemV1T7I

>>52472317
Depends on the DAC but there is a probability that the "100 dollar dac" is better than your on-board solution. Audibility of this is an entirely different question however and it's extremely likely that there is no difference unless you have audible problems with the one you are using now.

>>52472342
For that you need an amplifier with a potentiometer more than a DAC. >>52472362 Is a solid advice.
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>>52472484
Yes.
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>>52470435
Sound isolation is a plus for me sometimes. So any recommendations for that price range and my preferences? I could look at open-back options as well.

>>52470157
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tell me about PISTON 3 iems. Are they worth it? Where to buy? Currently have monoprice and phillips.
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>>52472593
huh, i might get these for my overnight shift
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>>52472559
m40/m50s?
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>>52472593
yes, geekbuying is us, directly from xiaomi trough amazon otherwise. if you want to save 4 bucks, make sure it's at least a somewhat reputable seller
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>>52472394
The one with the most bass is the K7XX.
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>>52472484
Yes.
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>Budget
Up to £200 or so.

>Location
UK

>Source
2010 MBP, iphone 4s, no amp.

>Preferred type of headphone
Looking for something wireless, around ear or even earbuds.

>Open or closed
Closed.

>Comfort level
Comfortable to wear on a daily basis for general usage.

>Preferred tonal balance
Neutral I suppose.

>Preferred music
I can enjoy almost anything, but have a preference for folk/ laid back stuff and also anime/jap shit.

>Past headphones
Sennheiser hd 558. No complaints with these other than the ridiculously long wires
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https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-odac?referer=2YVXYC&mode=guest_open

This thing should be good enough for anything right?
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>>52472923
Yes it is.

But why not get a Modi if you're getting a standalone DAC? I figure people should just get the O2+ODAC in one combined enclosure or get a Magni+Modi stack if you want it separately.
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>>52473036
>standalone dac
wew, thank fucking god I asked
jesus I'm retarded
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>>52472847
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00F0CQJQW
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>>52472699
No the K612 has 2dB bass boost over the K7XX.
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>>52473325
No, it doesn't.

K7XX is a rebranded K712.
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>>52473201
These look pretty good, thanks
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>>52473375
>K7XX is a rebranded K712.
No it isn't.

>>52473325
Not it doesn't.
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>>52473375
No, K7XX is a China made K702 Anniversary.
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>>52473786
Yes it does. Read the measurements and what people say on headphones forums.
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Focusrite Scarlett Solo, Superlux 668b, generic powered speaker brick. Thinking of stepping up to a pair of AKG k702.
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>>52474104
Great choice mate!
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>>52474165
appreciate it
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>>52474104
would be a nice upgrade
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If I buy O2+ODAC combo for my headphones but down the line decide to get powered monitors (LSR 305), will be able to plug in the xlr cable from the speakers to the combo and use the dac and volume control with the speakers?
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>>52474248
You need to make sure to ask that the RCAs be preouts and not lineouts. It should be default from head'n'hifi though.
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>>52474248
with an adapter, yes. but thats not really what its meant to do
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>musicbee
>hs8
>m50
>no dac or amp
Is what im doing, is it a bad idea?
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>>52474262
>but thats not really what its meant to do
Except it's an advertised feature on the combo with the RCA outs.
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POST WHAT UR LISTENING AND WITH WHICH HEADPHONES RIGHT NOW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TOB2McGSVw

ATH M50X

>tfw once the beat drops i get an adrenalin burst which is comparable of what you get when a deadly car crash is imminent
FEELS FAST AS FUCK
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>>52474365
i mean its fine, i dont mean to say its shit or something

>>52474399
dt880 250ohm, kpop stream
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>>52471842
Cheers for the reccomendation, is there any other options to consider or is that the be all end all?
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>>52471502
I'd looked at them for my next at-home pair, and they do qualify as attractive (without someone wearing them), but the cable isn't even removable, so no inline controls. Shame, I really liked these.
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what the fuck is even the difference between the K550, K551 and K553? isn't it all the same shit sound wise?
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So, I have a pair of pic related, and knowing as little as I do, I don't know if they're any good. Are they trash or even just a little decent?
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>>52472500
>Would it be possible to lower harmonic distortion with precise DSP? Similar to frequency response equalization you would just create the opposite effect using a DSP filter to harmonic frequencies based on how much the headphones exhibit distortion.
Presenting the distortion as only harmonic overtones is a deceptive simplification. These distortions are produced because the the loudspeaker diverges from the simple linear model of circuit voltage and the simple moving resonator. Inverting the linear response, such as by EQ or convolution is routine and easily done, but these are only expressions of a linear system, even if they affect the non-linear results.

You have harmonic overtones, but then you also have buzzing, intermodulation, and other defects, besides noise.

>I can understand you can't fully get rid of it and that of headphones but it sounds plausible to reduce the amount of hamonics at least.
You can certainly try. Some approaches that come to mind are

-active feedback based on loudspeaker position and cone movement
-modeling of major non-linear components (inductance, stiffness, magnetic variation, turbulence, etc.)
-approximation by Volterra series

The Volterra series is supposed to describe non-linear systems in general, but the complexity blows up for each order of non-linearity(distortion) you try to calculate. The Volterra terms are supposed to be able to converge onto the non-linearity eventually, but because the complexity grows so fast, it only works in practice if you can describe most all the distortion in the first 3 or 4 orders.

The active feedback method is something that has been attempted a few times in loudspeakers, woofer mostly to mitigate issues of feedback latency. Servo subs operate on this principle, Philips had their own version incorporated into the electronics regulation.


Also, thanks for the images.
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>>52474950
Do you like listening through them? If you like them enough to not actively seek out a new pair, they're at least good enough. If you feel like something is wrong every time you listen to them, and it's *really* bothering you, then they're not good.

TL;DR Do they satisfy you? y/n.
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>>52474990
are you the dude that says hd600 are the most neutral?
are you also the guy wondering about image scaling algorithms?
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>>52475271
>are you the dude that says hd600 are the most neutral?
I don't care.
>are you also the guy wondering about image scaling algorithms?
Yes.
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>>52469606
This is so fucking tiny.
>>52469417
Good taste, but not really a fan of the IPhone.
>>52469382
Simple yet effective.
>>52468846
Pretty nice.
>>52468667
MEEEME TASTE IN MUSIC.
>>52465825
Really nice set of cans.
>>52462336
I hate Madoka.
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>>52475408
>MEEEME TASTE IN MUSIC.
>care
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Closed and comfortable headphones around 50-100 USD with neutral balance
Any ideas?
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>>52475571
MDR 7506 or V6
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>>52475324
you dont care...? i wasnt going to say anything about it, just wondering

im not anyone else thats talked about this yet but i am an expert in this field. a scaling algorithm is simply the way the pixels are placed when an image changes its resolution, not its physical or even digital size. for example, when you zoom in, you have no rescaled it, only made it larger and more blurry because no processing has been done.

some algorithms from shittiest to better are:
nearest neighbor (definitely being used by that shit site that dude is making)
bilinear
bicubic
lanczos

just to name a few of the very common ones. the reasons for these are that, just like audio, people argue about what one actually does the best job resampling an image. from the ones i mentioned though, most would agree that lanczos is the best for upscaling, and the other driving factor here is resources used in order to perform the math. long gone are the days that a computer would actually have a hard time using lanczos over nearest neighbor, but like in a lot of damned fields today, shit lags behind and people are too lazy to update because it's "good enough" (yeah right)

another thing to take into consideration is whether youre upscaling or downscaling, which are two very different things. for upscaling, lanczos would most certainly be the best. for downscaling, you would find that bicubic used with certain parameters would be the mathematical best, but some argue that these other are actually more pleasing to the human eye. these studies were done, and the parameters given names by the ones to do it, catmull-rom for the former and mitchel-netravali for the latter. you can read about this here which is pretty ineresting
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_Hermite_spline
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>>52475571
see >>52475608
or m40x
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>>52475780
>m40x
>neutral
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These plus some FLAC audio and an equalizer equals sex.
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>>52475793
>m40x
>not neutral
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>>52468727
The List so far, for anyone still willing to put up with my mildly counterproductive demand for portable convenience:

AKG Y50BT

Sennheiser HD 25 (aluminum? whichever one has the inline controls)

AKG K545 (I hear it's just a more portable K550 with remote/mic on cable)

Still open to whatever suggestions.
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Thoughts on the soundmagic E80's?
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>>52474399
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiNNBc557OQ
>I PULL UP IN BENTLEY I'M DRINKIN STRAIGHT LEAN
love dat tune

also M50x here mah nigga
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>>52475608
>>52475780
Thanks!
Anything cheaper though?
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>>52476173
>No Words
My favorite new rap song.
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>>52475408
*gives middle finger*
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Pick these up for $45.
How bad did I do?
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>>52476210
>50-100 usd
>here's some under 100 usd
>anything cheaper?
681s?
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>>52476210
But they fit in the $50-100 margin??
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>>52475910
Have you considered the V-Moda XS or the Sennheiser Momentum?
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>>52476268
HD202 fag here, I'm seriously considering getting some v-modas after seeing tyll bend the fuck out of one.
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>>52476248
Sorry, turns out it's more expensive where I live and I don't want to hassle with shipping (I want them as soon as possible).
Is there a closed alternative to that headphone?

>>52476251
In the US, yes; but not where I live. Sorry.
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amberior suberior :DD
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>>52476306
it's pretty fucking closed
it doesn't isolate a ton, but there's barely anything leaking out
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>>52476324
noiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice
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I have a $150 gift card to the micro center and i'm looking to pick up some over-ear headphones, to the search parameters set here
http://www.microcenter.com/search/search_results.aspx?Ntk=all&N=4294966661+39+40+4294867064+38&myStore=false

I'm not looking to spend more than $100 on top of the $150 I've got on the card, but I will tentatively go up to $300 total if necessary.

This is mostly for music (phone/computer source) and I'm not into heavy bass stuff so they don't need to shake the fillings out of my molars.

Comfort is really the key here; I have an above average sized head and my ears aren't exactly small so most on-ear and smaller over-ear headphones bother me.

I used to use some wired Turtle Beach ones (I think they were X1's, ran me like $60) 5 or so years ago, but they deteriorated with heavy use and I'm no longer into gaming. I prefer wired as I commute between the U.S. and China which is at least one 14 hour flight and usually close to 20 hours with connections, and the TSA has given me trouble about batteries.
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>>52475910
get the AKG K545
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>>52476268
I've considered both.

>XS
These are secretly on my list.
I hear it's everything I want sonically (and that Matte black on black is calling my name), except for narrow soundstage being a recurring 'con' in reviews (Then again, gotta cut on-ears some slack in that dept.).
Another common complaint was isolation, which was already just above passable in the M-100. Any less isolating and I won't be able to use them on the bus/bike. ダメーデス。

>Momentum
TL;DR, the look/feel is not for me.

I hear nothing but praise for the Momentum's sound, and that upsets me.
I abhor the look. The brushed steel, riveted headband that doesn't shorten, but has the cups slide along it actively prevents the headphones from being remotely portable or compact, and looks gay as fuck. I don't want metal sideburns. Don't get me started on the pot cover shape of the outer ear cups or that briefcase of a carrying case. Never in my life have I been so upset at a pair of headphones for the way they look.
>cable in the right side
Fuck right off with that shit.
Why couldn't they look/feel like something I don't hate?
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MY ATNIGGABASS M50X ARE STILL SLIGHTLY RATTLING FFS
cant be arsed to send them back and buy new ones ffs
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>>52474399
Superlux HD668b
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XliJ_m8eivg
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>>52476527
Do you have them? If you had to pick two selling points, what would they be? I hear they don't come with a carrying case.

>>52476290
Wait it out. They're supposedly working on a comfier m-100 successor.
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How are the KZ ZS1?
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>>52475900
M40X has nigger-bass and sounds like shit.
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>>52476881
>m40x
>nigger bass
now I've heard it all
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>>52476947
M40X is a poor man's M50X.

Same stupid niggerbass shit.
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>>52477017
lol
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>>52477017
My god that's shit, I'm no audiophile but those are $100 headphones.
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>>52477232
Not that bad but channel imbalance is weird on that graph. Pic related is the M50 with same scale. M50X seems to be a bit more bassy in graphs.
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Where might I fins a quality 3.5mm headphone cable? Preferably with an inline remote?
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>>52476423
The 681s isn't avaiable where I live. What about the 668B? Can people hear what I'm listening to when using it for example? And how does it compare with the HD 202?
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>>52477444
Cardas.
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>>52477469
I have the HD202, it seals really well, you don't start to hear anything until the volume is at like 70 percent, and even then it's uncomfortably loud.
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>>52477469
people will only hear it if they're sitting next to you or you're a retard who blasts it
on my normal volume I can't hear shit 30-40 cm away
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>>52476173
>>52476213
>Hopsin
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>>52477512
My HD202 got a bit loose over time
Had them for a year, used them for 6 months before upgrading them then I gave them to my mum who seldom uses them.
Still when I tried them the other day I noticed they're loose and don't fit like they used to. Still seal and isolate sound though, so I guess it's no big deal.
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>>52477512
I'm looking at some frequency graph for those headphones, and it looks pretty ugly after the 100 Hz. Is this normal?

>>52477537
It's fine for me then. Are you talking about the 668B though?
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>normalfag friend wants a headphone with "good bass"
>recommends him M50x
>after owning it for a few days
>"anon, it has too much bass"

Man fuck picking headphones for people
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>>52477639
talking about the SR850 which is a hd681 clone which is a 668B variant
I very highly doubt there'll be a significant difference in sound leakage

They don't isolate noise that well, I wonder if that's because I tried my best to reduce as much of the clamp as I could, because it has velour pads or because of the little holes

>>52477663
yeah often when people ask for bass they don't actually want bass
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>>52477663
m50niggabass has moar bass than beats by dre
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>>52477692
from what I've found m50x doesn't have that much bass, for example dt770 has significantly more

also for some reason beats by dre don't have very low end bass
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>>52477735
>>52477735
>>52477735
>>52477735
>>52477735

NEW THREAD
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Sennheisser HD 202 or Superlux HD 668B?
Superlux seems to have a better/flatter frequency response curve.

>>52477682
I don't really care about noise isolation. Noise coming IN is not a big deal for me, but noise coming OUT really is.
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>>52477287
this graph is quite smoothed
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>>52477806
I'd go with the 202. Half the price and "semi-open" is a meme anyways.
If not leaking sound out is a deciding factor go for closed.
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>>52477848
Both are the same price for me.
What's wrong with semi-open?
It seems that 668B doesn't has any problems with sound leaking out.
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>>52477692
Pretty sure it doesn't, though the Solo2's bass response is smoother.
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>>52477499
That website is a nightmare. I can't find even a basic 3.5 to 3.5.
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No budget just good shit for casual listening in a non treated room.

i like kansas, boston, rainbow, styx that sort of sound but neutral is good.

thinking of getting 1 lsr 305 until a few months when i can get a second one for stereo.

need a dac i guess maybe portable for headphones too?

thinking of getting mdr7506
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>>52478069
amazon.com, cardas is a troll post
>>52478232
preamp dac so you can switch headphones or speakers
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>>52478299
reccomendation
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>>52478299
やっぱり
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>>52478232
7506 is a good choice.
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