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post #751 of 865
Can I use them as portables? Does the headband stick out from the head, or do the earcups stick out from the head?
post #752 of 865

Well, they're close to the size of the M50s, which I used to comfortably wear in public. The cup size is smaller than the M50s, but the headband doesn't contour around you head as good as the M50s do. If the M50s' headband is U shaped (upside down), then the Pro700mkII's headband would be ( shaped (rotate). With that said, there is a pretty good gap between the headband length adjustment area and your head. 

post #753 of 865

how long do they take to burn in ? mine sound muddy i   used them for about 20 hours
 

post #754 of 865

If only they had the same headband style (close to the head) like the VModa M-80/M-100...for my taste they look very bulky/akward on baldies or low fade hair styles (like me)

post #755 of 865
I just don't like it when headphones stick out that much. I personally think it looks a little bit silly.
Would anybody mind posting a picture of them wearing them from the front? I would really appreciate it.
post #756 of 865
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Originally Posted by kalki11 View Post

how long do they take to burn in ? mine sound muddy i   used them for about 20 hours
 

Well, I can't help you there because I have done some physical modifications to mine the first day I got them, and those instantly change the sound characteristics of the headphones. Heck, I don't even think that burn-in is guaranteed to make the headphones sound better. There's simply too many variables to conclude if burn-in exists or not, and I really don't want to go on a typing spree trying to explain that. Just enjoy listening to your headphones dt880smile.png

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Originally Posted by jmsilva22 View Post

If only they had the same headband style (close to the head) like the VModa M-80/M-100...for my taste they look very bulky/akward on baldies or low fade hair styles (like me)

I'm thinking about what else I could to to mod my headphones...I could swap out the headband from my M50s and put it on the Pros. I don't have a soldering iron on me though (to solder the headphone wires on the drivers). Someday I might do it, but I'm more interested in purchasing the AD900/A900x (I know they're different headphones), and swapping out the drivers in them with the Pro700mkII's. They all have the same physical driver, but they're just tweaked differently, and I'm curious what they will sound like in different enclosures. 

post #757 of 865

I heard that you could solve the earpad problem by sticking a few cotton balls inside the stock pads.

post #758 of 865
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Originally Posted by AlmostAPhile View Post

I heard that you could solve the earpad problem by sticking a few cotton balls inside the stock pads.

That's only for the DT250/M50 earpads. The M50 pads doesn't really need it because the lips are longer, but adding cotton will give it some more bass and improve comfort, so why not? The gel earpads won't be secured by cotton below. You'll need to have something around the earpads to secure it to the headphone, like what I did to mine. 

post #759 of 865

These aren't as bassy as everyone says, I have a FiiO E11 hooked up to these and then they become monsters, but stock they are nothing to brag about.

post #760 of 865
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Originally Posted by timb33 View Post

These aren't as bassy as everyone says, I have a FiiO E11 hooked up to these and then they become monsters, but stock they are nothing to brag about.

I have to agree with this. To get the bass I want, I have to turn up the bass on my E11 to 2, that's something I didn't have to do with my other basshead cans.

post #761 of 865
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Originally Posted by RoMee View Post

I have to agree with this. To get the bass I want, I have to turn up the bass on my E11 to 2, that's something I didn't have to do with my other basshead cans.

Yeah, I also have to turn the bass boost up to a 2, and it kinda sucks that you need an amp at al times for them to preform as expected

post #762 of 865
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Originally Posted by timb33 View Post

Yeah, I also have to turn the bass boost up to a 2, and it kinda sucks that you need an amp at al times for them to preform as expected

 

What about EQ-ing with your DAP? I'm sure you can get some decent bass quantity levels by boosting the low-end with a good EQ.

 

The PRO700MK2 is a really good basshead can in that it retains its punchy, clear bass even when boosted with an amp/EQ. Try switching the stock pads with M50 pads. The bass quantity will increase a bit.

post #763 of 865
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Originally Posted by Malevolent View Post

 

What about EQ-ing with your DAP? I'm sure you can get some decent bass quantity levels by boosting the low-end with a good EQ.

 

The PRO700MK2 is a really good basshead can in that it retains its punchy, clear bass even when boosted with an amp/EQ. Try switching the stock pads with M50 pads. The bass quantity will increase a bit.

I have the m50 pads but for the best bass it can produce you should get an amp, I never use these without one. I don't use any EQ at all by the way

post #764 of 865
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Originally Posted by timb33 View Post

I have the m50 pads but for the best bass it can produce you should get an amp, I never use these without one. I don't use any EQ at all by the way

 

What player are you using the PRO700MK2 with? For me, my primary DAPs are my Cowon Z2 and iPod Touch. With both, I usually set the EQ for bass boost. This probably adds about ~5db of bass quantity which greatly helps in bringing the PRO700MK2 to life.

 

If you feel that the E11 is a tad too big for you, try the ZO2.3. It's really small, but it manages to boost the bass to huge levels.

post #765 of 865
And try not to boost bass, but rather cut everything else. It distorts less IME. You could also turn the preamp lower.
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