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post #8356 of 29490

What do you mean? The T1 is Semi-Open like the DT 880. 

 

If you're referring to the DT7/8/9 series the 770 is closed but the other 2 are open.

 

They've made a few closed cans meant for more portable use, but the only true 'high end' closed headphones (IMO) are Denon, Ultrasone (Ed. 8), and the Thunderpants.

 

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How do the high end Beyer headphones compare with Sennheiser and Grado models?  I noticed they are closed.



 

 

post #8357 of 29490

Just saying, the HD598 is hardly the HD650...
 

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I think you're high on the comfort statement, but to each their own. :D

 

I also prefer the HD 598 and I suppose I was just in the wrong mindset to suggest it. It's usually the headphone I suggest to people that want to get away from Grado...and it's actually sitting right next to me...lol 

 

 



 

post #8358 of 29490

Wait...what?

 

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Originally Posted by linuxid10t View Post

Just saying, the HD598 is hardly the HD650...
 



 



 

 

post #8359 of 29490

Can't make my decision between the Ultrasone Pro 900, Denon D2000, or Sony XB1000s...

I've read through tons and tons of threads but still can't seem to pull the trigger on one.

 

I want to purchase one by November along with the FiiO E7 and E9.

 

Anyone wanna try to convince me to which one to get?

I listen to a variety of music(except country), but 80% of my library consists of Hip Hop, Pop, Electronic music.

I listen to occasional alternative, indie, classical music.

I prefer closed headphones, and I love my bass.

Budget of the headphones ~$400.

 

Anyone help would be greatly appreciated.


Edited by tranz12 - 10/20/11 at 8:14am
post #8360 of 29490

They are less dark, less veiled, and a bit quicker sounding.  What I am trying to say is that I find the HD598 to be the middle ground between Grados and insert dark, heavy sounding phone here.
 

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Wait...what? 

 

 



 

post #8361 of 29490

Does Koss have any headphones similar to Portapro isolate noise / does not leak noise (closed) ? Same size, collapsable, fit in pocket, etc. Around same price, under $50 USD?

post #8362 of 29490
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Originally Posted by tranz12 View Post

Can't make my decision between the Ultrasone Pro 900, Denon D2000, or Sony XB1000s...

I've read through tons and tons of threads but still can't seem to pull the trigger on one.

 

I want to purchase one by November along with the FiiO E7 and E9.

 

Anyone wanna try to convince me to which one to get?

I listen to a variety of music(except country), but 80% of my library consists of Hip Hop, Pop, Electronic music.

I listen to occasional alternative, indie, classical music.

I prefer closed headphones, and I love my bass.

Budget of the headphones ~$400.

 

Anyone help would be greatly appreciated.



I have heard the Denon D5000 (which is the warmer / bassier brother of the D2000's, from what I've read) and Ultrasone Pro 900s (fresh out of the box, and as such, this is very far away from how the Pro 900 should perform), and I liked the D5000 more. The Pro 900s change a lot with burn in (It sounded like cheap $30 cans when I tried  them out of the box.), so you might want to ask someone to let them loan their Pro 900s. :)

post #8363 of 29490

I agree. The 598 is my favorite bang for the buck can and usually a go to recommedation from me.

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Originally Posted by linuxid10t View Post

They are less dark, less veiled, and a bit quicker sounding.  What I am trying to say is that I find the HD598 to be the middle ground between Grados and insert dark, heavy sounding phone here.
 



 



 

I think the D2000 is the best all rounder choice and it pairs very well with the E9. It also allows for a lot of modding and impovement. They're also a nice middle ground on kick vs subwoofer bass.

 

All that being said I think I personally would choose the XB1000. But that's just me. I just love the XB series. Deepest bass around, pillows for pads and looks to die for. They will not have impact to match the other 2 though. 

 

IMO the Pro 900 was all slam and no substance for me. I prefered the Pro 750 because it was a better all rounder to my ears. 

 

Your biggest decision is really what kind of bass do you want. Hard hitting? Pro 900. Lowest of low rumbling? XB1000. Little of both? D2000.

 

tl;dr - D2000 is probably the best choice if you want the middle ground between the other 2.
 

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Originally Posted by tranz12 View Post

Can't make my decision between the Ultrasone Pro 900, Denon D2000, or Sony XB1000s...

I've read through tons and tons of threads but still can't seem to pull the trigger on one.

 

I want to purchase one by November along with the FiiO E7 and E9.

 

Anyone wanna try to convince me to which one to get?

I listen to a variety of music(except country), but 80% of my library consists of Hip Hop, Pop, Electronic music.

I listen to occasional alternative, indie, classical music.

I prefer closed headphones, and I love my bass.

Budget of the headphones ~$400.

 

Anyone help would be greatly appreciated.



 

 

post #8364 of 29490

i'm going to get HD598 or Dt770 pro. for mainly HD movies. what should i get. i don't know what need for movies headphone? soundtage and bass or what ? . thank you very much :D

 

post #8365 of 29490
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Originally Posted by anhtu1990 View Post

i'm going to get HD598 or Dt770 pro. for mainly HD movies. what should i get. i don't know what need for movies headphone? soundtage and bass or what ? . thank you very much :D

 



Um thats pretty easy.  HD598 is one of the best headphones for movies out there. Its got a great soundstage, its extremely comfortable, and it sounds pretty damn good as well, almost as good as HD600/650, and some people even prefer it over those two.  Dt770 on the other hand would be pretty bad for movies i'd guess, since they're closed, not famed for their soundstage, and not even close to 598 in terms of sound quality.

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Uh thats pretty easy.  HD598 is one of the best headphones for movies out there. Its got a great soundstage, its extremely comfortable, and it sounds pretty damn good as well, almost as good as HD600/650, and some people even prefer it over those two.  Dt770 on the other hand would be pretty bad for movies i'd guess, since they're closed, not famed for their soundstage, and not even close to 598 in terms of sound quality.



 

 

This. The 598 is actually my favorite Senn.

post #8367 of 29490

Hi I want to buy new headphones and I'm not sure which I should get. They must be closed because I don't want too much sound leaking. Active noise Cancellation is not important. I will mostly be using them with my ipod. Comfort is also important. I like a decent amount of bass. I listen to pretty much any genre. My price range is up to $250.

Also I would prefer circumaural and a detachable cable would be nice but no neccesary.


Edited by dubstepfiend22 - 10/20/11 at 11:31am
post #8368 of 29490

Shure SRH840, Audio-Technica ATH-M50, Ultrasone HFI 580.
 

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Originally Posted by dubstepfiend22 View Post

Hi I want to buy new headphones and I'm not sure which I should get. They must be closed because I don't want too much sound leaking. Active noise Cancellation is not important. I will mostly be using them with my ipod. Comfort is also important. I like a decent amount of bass. I listen to pretty much any genre. My price range is up to $250.

Also I would prefer circumaural and a detachable cable would be nice but no neccesary.



 

post #8369 of 29490

Thank you woahreqquie and morbidtoaster for the feedback. I wish I could afford the D5000, but the prices are a little too steep for me. Morbidtoaster, when you say they are hard hitting, does that mean they would cause more fatigue overtime? Would you say the D2000 and the XB1000 have a warmer sound due to subwoofer type bass? I think i'm looking for something not necessarily hard hitting, but something with a warmer signature. Which would bring me down to the XB1000 and D2000.
 

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Originally Posted by MorbidToaster View Post

I think the D2000 is the best all rounder choice and it pairs very well with the E9. It also allows for a lot of modding and impovement. They're also a nice middle ground on kick vs subwoofer bass.

 

All that being said I think I personally would choose the XB1000. But that's just me. I just love the XB series. Deepest bass around, pillows for pads and looks to die for. They will not have impact to match the other 2 though. 

 

IMO the Pro 900 was all slam and no substance for me. I prefered the Pro 750 because it was a better all rounder to my ears. 

 

Your biggest decision is really what kind of bass do you want. Hard hitting? Pro 900. Lowest of low rumbling? XB1000. Little of both? D2000.

 

tl;dr - D2000 is probably the best choice if you want the middle ground between the other 2. 

 

 


 

 

post #8370 of 29490

Ok so ive been leaning more towards the D2000 now and away from grados. If you were to compare the D2000 to anything else for the same types of music what would you choose? About the same price point, doesn't matter if its open or closed, want it to be at least OK build quality and if possible come with a good cord (meaning to me bulky, good materials, good length) and maybe even a 1/4" to 1/8" adapter.

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