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AKG K 550

PROBABLY ONE OF THE BEST SOUNDING CLOSED HEADPHONES < $300

A review on: AKG K 550
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Pros: Open Stage, No Congestion at High Volumes, Quality Built, Reference Response Curve, Comfort

Cons: Artificial Treble (can be improved with burn in & DAC/amplifier), Earcups Maybe Too Large For Some

Introduction I got these headphones around the national holiday. These came out about 2 years after I had got my K701. I was first attracted by its classy design and colour. I thought I would never get another pair of AKG headphones since K701 has been my favorite all the time. I finally decided to purchase a pair due to the discounted price of $180 USD including shipping in my country; and...
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My thoughts about the HE-400i
My thoughts about the HE-400i

HiFiMAN HE-400i

Pros: Extremely comfortable, great value, likable sound signature, its pretty.

Cons: Small soundstage, somewhat stiff cable.

Fantastic Design with Good Sound that has Room for Improvement
Fantastic Design with Good Sound that has Room for Improvement

MrSpeakers Alpha Dog (T50RP Mod)

Pros: Design and looks are excellent; Very comfortable; Variable bass tuning implementation; Front damping options; Somewhat neutral and spacious sounding

Cons: Sound quality can be a bit hard and artificial sounding, isn't the cleanest sounding headphone, and may have a bit too much bass

Best Closed Back Headphone I ever owned.
Best Closed Back Headphone I ever owned.

Fostex TH 900

Pros: Great sound quality, easy to drive than many other flagships, extremely well glare surface with unique painting and not easy to get scratch.

Cons: Mid tend to be a little bit recessed due to its U shape signature. It needs suitable amps to control and bring up its beautiful mid.

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