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post #76 of 87

nope which is why you have to be careful.

post #77 of 87
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Originally Posted by djviciouscycle View Post

I noticed that 2 members showed EQ settings in this thread. If you are open to suggestions, try this:

1. start with a flat setting
2. find the most harsh treble and midrange sliders by moving each one up and down until you find the particularly unpleasant tones
3. trim those
4. raising the volume from here will give a fuller bass boost

Parametric EQs are faster, easier, and typically more precise than graphic EQs, but both are manageable. When EQing a system (home theater, stage, personal audio, etc.), trimming the harsh frequencies will yield a fuller sound than boosting, overdriving, and thinning-out the target tone.

Nice 10 sec tutorial. Betcha been doing that for years now.
post #78 of 87
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Originally Posted by Graphicism View Post


The 'club effect' is too much bass, who cares about the rest of the spectrum. In addition have you ever been to a club, sat down and listened to the music... or are you always intoxicated and jumping around? I think if you actually listened to club speakers in a 'home setting' you wouldn't be very impressed. Either buy the Sony XB500s and have a couple of drinks every time you listen in addition to spinning around on your chair, or make a compromise.


 

Yeah club speakers aren't that good SQ wise.. they're just loud. Messing with a mixer/receiver on the other hand connected to the speakers is pretty fun :).

post #79 of 87
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Originally Posted by musubi1000 View Post

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Originally Posted by djviciouscycle View Post

I noticed that 2 members showed EQ settings in this thread. If you are open to suggestions, try this:

1. start with a flat setting
2. find the most harsh treble and midrange sliders by moving each one up and down until you find the particularly unpleasant tones
3. trim those
4. raising the volume from here will give a fuller bass boost

Parametric EQs are faster, easier, and typically more precise than graphic EQs, but both are manageable. When EQing a system (home theater, stage, personal audio, etc.), trimming the harsh frequencies will yield a fuller sound than boosting, overdriving, and thinning-out the target tone.

Nice 10 sec tutorial. Betcha been doing that for years now.

Yeah, I do this with my guitar/bass rigs, DJ rig, home theater, and car stereo. Haha, you should see me drive. Some people talk on their cell phones while driving; I EQ while driving- for each song that plays.

But it's important the think of EQing in terms of trimming frequencies, rather than boosting frequencies. Like if someone wants an EQ curve with the bass sloped upwards, it could sound great be keeping the bass at 0 while sloping the midrange and treble downwards.
post #80 of 87

The one thing that you must realize before looking for the bassiest of headphones is that no set of cans will give you subwoofer type bass.  Its just not possible.  The best you can get is a headphone that provides high quality, textured, and deep bass with great impact at a boosted volume compared to the rest of the spectrum. 

post #81 of 87
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Originally Posted by Jibbie View Post

The one thing that you must realize before looking for the bassiest of headphones is that no set of cans will give you subwoofer type bass.  Its just not possible.  The best you can get is a headphone that provides high quality, textured, and deep bass with great impact at a boosted volume compared to the rest of the spectrum. 


Xb1000?

 

post #82 of 87

I haven't heard it yet to comment, though I really want to.  I own the Pro 900 and even with its thunderous bass, my stock car audio has greater bass (quantity, no where near the quality of course).  Its just a matter of drive size and its ability to move air.  I think the best a headphone can do is present bass with authority, so that it reaches deep and allows you to hear every note, no matter how low a frequency.  (Of course, I prefer the lower frequencies boosted, but once its boosted past a certain point, no more boosting really does anything.  It'll just start taking away from everything else.  The Pro 900 is at a great spot in this regard, and I"m hoping the D2000 I'll be trying out soon is similar).

post #83 of 87

if you dont give half a rats as* about overall quality you could get the bose in ears. They were the first non stock phones i ever had, i got them when i was 8 and they broke in 10 minutes when i unpluged them from my mp3 and in to my comuter. god they were so crappy but they did have lots of bass  etysmile.gif


Edited by SuPeRnEwB161 - 10/21/11 at 6:46pm
post #84 of 87
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKakV_dNIo0

Listen to that with your most bassy headphones and your guarenteed to get a headache...
post #85 of 87
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Kdavis71 View Post

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKakV_dNIo0

Listen to that with your most bassy headphones and your guarenteed to get a headache...


That bass sounds like crap. 

 

On the note of bass though, I'm pretty much as big of a basshead as a person can get.  But not crappy bass.  My bass has to hit strong and hard as if being punched in the back by a boxer wearing a boxing glove.  Solid, strong, impact, slam, but clean and clear.  And there must be mids and highs to accompany the bass.  The bass puts you in the trance and sets the groove, the highs tingle your spine and release dopamine in the brain, and the mids bring you front stage of it all.  I basically like my sound the way a state of the art multimillion dollar dance club sounds.  Not ghetto crap clubs.  VIP, posh, dress code enforced, expensive clubs.

 

:D


Edited by WaveRider69 - 1/29/14 at 2:37am
post #86 of 87
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That bass sounds like crap. 

 

On the note of bass though, I'm pretty much as big of a basshead as a person can get.  But not crappy bass.  My bass has to hit strong and hard as if being punched in the back by a boxer wearing a boxing glove.  Solid, strong, impact, slam, but clean and clear.  And there must be mids and highs to accompany the bass.  The bass puts you in the trance and sets the groove, the highs tingle your spine and release dopamine in the brain, and the mids bring you front stage of it all.  I basically like my sound the way a state of the art multimillion dollar dance club sounds.  Not ghetto crap clubs.  VIP, posh, dress code enforced, expensive clubs.

 

:D


Are you a hardstyle fan? The description would fit very well, and I totally agree. Therefore I'm also not that much of a fan of dubstep even if it features very loud bass, the bass is too subbass bloated "humming" one note with little punch to it for my tastes.
 

Check for example this recently released hardstyle track, loving that punchiness.
 
 

or this


Edited by RPGWiZaRD - 1/29/14 at 3:05pm
post #87 of 87
For me the M Audio Q40 have the best and most bass i ever heard way better then XB700.....
Edited by dailysmoker - 1/31/14 at 2:18pm
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