Since you called the Portapro "super bassy" than that means you're not a basshead. No basshead would call the portapro bass heavy, only non-basshead call the portapro bass heavy.
My guess is the signature is too dark for you, maybe something like the HD25-1 II is closer to your preference.
I've been telling everyone who was interested in buying this headphone, you need to amp it and boost the bass to get that big bass talked about in this thread.
Well I think I will be returning them.
I like the sound of the Porta Pro's, I would just like some headphones with a little more/better bass (that doesn't need an amplifier).
I've looked at the ones you suggested but they are a bit over my budget, can you recommend anything else for a budget of maxium $250 ? (If a bit more makes a huge difference I could go a bit higher)
I've been looking at these 4 now:
Beyerdynamic DT 770 (with these would I need an amp too ?)
Ultrasone HFI 580 (from what I can find these will sound fine with out an amp)
That or maybe I would an amp like RoMee said, not sure if I should order the same ones again or get something different.
Edited by ForceArcher - 9/26/13 at 1:37pm