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Btw, I'm running these 600 ohm DT880's off the DSS alone... Have to have the volume almost all the way up, but these things are DAMN transparent! Surround is very 3D
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Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post

I prefer the MA900 for it's more all rounder nature, while for sound whoring, the Q701 is better, just hate the headband, so much. I would suggest getting a newer K702 over the Q701 instead. Which then you can also buy some K712 pads, for a more all rounder, warmer sound for the K702 (giving you options for more soundwhoring with standard pads or more fun and warmth with K712 pads, which will be better than the MA900.)

 

I may just end up getting myself a pair down the road. Since I've sold the K612, I've been feeling the sense that I'm missing a reference, neutral headphone with linear bass and a large soundstage. The HP200 with the alcantaras is a bit warmish and the soundstage is not as wide as the AKGs. I would have just kept K612, but it was just too similar to my HP200. The K702/Q701 is distinct enough to justify owning one... down the road that is.

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Get the q701 if it's for sound whoring on cod I play cod competitively on mlg gbs and the q701s are on another level to anything I've ever used.
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Get the q701 if it's for sound whoring on cod I play cod competitively on mlg gbs and the q701s are on another level to anything I've ever used.

Do You have a youtube or a twitch channel? I'm curious how great cans affect the playstyle

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Yes my YouTube channel is called MrEleven1181
I was actually doing a mlg gb the other day and I was last alive on s&d and all my teammates were shouting we can hear him behind you. I said shut up he's in front on me to the left and as soon as I ran round the corner guess who was right me lol

Also I'm only using the q701 with the mixamp but my schiit vali just came as I'm writing this reply so they should sound even better now.
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Yes my YouTube channel is called MrEleven1181
I was actually doing a mlg gb the other day and I was last alive on s&d and all my teammates were shouting we can hear him behind you. I said shut up he's in front on me to the left and as soon as I ran round the corner guess who was right me lol

Also I'm only using the q701 with the mixamp but my schiit vali just came as I'm writing this reply so they should sound even better now.


Why aren't you playing bf4? I watched your youtube vids..are you from Glasgow?

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Do I max the volume on the mixamp then control the volume with the vali amp ? Just set it up.
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Do I max the volume on the mixamp then control the volume with the vali amp ? Just set it up.

Yep, I do the exact same thing with magni

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Yep, I do the exact same thing with magni

Be careful with that...certain DSPs will distort at max volumes as pointed out by MLE and me.
My TB RF transmitter has to be below 80% total volume otherwise it'll cause distortion.
I don't mind as there's more volume play on my powerful amps that way but YMMV.
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Be careful with that...certain DSPs will distort at max volumes as pointed out by MLE and me.
My TB RF transmitter has to be below 80% total volume otherwise it'll cause distortion.
I don't mind as there's more volume play on my powerful amps that way but YMMV.

I didn't notice any distortion while playing with mixamp's volume knob but I'll keep that in mind

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My mixamps at about 90% and the vali about 70% sounds really nice and loud now just the way I like it lol
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Thread Starter 
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Get the q701 if it's for sound whoring on cod I play cod competitively on mlg gbs and the q701s are on another level to anything I've ever used.

Headphones help, but seriously, you could be competetive as hell with even a $15 KSC75. Don't put so much stock on what a headphone can do. There is a point where good is good enough.
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Headphones help, but seriously, you could be competetive as hell with even a $15 KSC75. Don't put so much stock on what a headphone can do. There is a point where good is good enough.

Bad example, KSC75 are great for gaming

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Do I max the volume on the mixamp then control the volume with the vali amp ? Just set it up.

 

My Mixamp 5.8 is hissy as hell when I turn it all the way up.  I would definitely not do it that way.  Try the Mixamp at 50-80% and see how it goes.

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I picked up a Xonar U3 a few weeks ago, and positioning isn't too good with my IEMs. Is it because of my IEMs, or the games? I've played a few games on it that didn't have a surround sound option, which isn't surprising on UT3, but apparently even a newer game like Sniper Elite II doesn't? Or am I missing it in the options/settings? I know I can't expect a shot from 10m away to sound like it's from 10m away, but I'm totally not getting any hint at what direction it came from. At best I'd get the SFX for a bullet that just whizzed past my face from right to left (or vice versa). Doesn't seem to ahve any effect with Crysis either.

Also tried it on Total War, and despite how immersive it was on an HT system,* there was totally no hint of any surround effects.


*not necessarily all that accurate, but the experience of immersive gameply by hearing the thunder of hooves that are vaguely coming from behind then "turning around" (actually zooming out) in time to see a general leading heavy cavalry behind me makes losing miserably worth it

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