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Yamaha PRO 500

Sound on par with its some popular names

A review on: Yamaha PRO 500
VanCitySound

Pros: Very easy to drive with a fun EQ

Cons: Headband hurts and they look like a Beats rip off

I was looking for a cheap and cheerful, fun sounding closed can for listening at my computer at work and some limited portable use.  I typically listen to EDM in this setting and had been using the Shure 840s. Although a great headphone the 840’s did not have the low end horse power or staging to show EDM at its best and they are not at all portable.  I auditioned several lower price...
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Best PC sound I have ever heard
Best PC sound I have ever heard
Fantastic sound card,great build quality,swappable opamps,affordable,the best out there.
Fantastic sound card,great build quality,swappable opamps,affordable,the best out there.

ASUS Essence STX II

Pros: great sound quality,good bulid quality,high grade components,swappable opamps.

Cons: outdated software,sound is boxy and muffled out of the box with the stock opamps.

Very solid product, but not quite iconic.
Very solid product, but not quite iconic.

Brainwavz S5 In Ear Headphones

Pros: Sprightly bass, decent presentation of detail for the price, bulletproof build quality, generous warranty and accessories

Cons: Prodigious bass veers away from balance and can be distracting, treble can be splashy, probably won't be a permanent fixture for anyone

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