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Best basshead headphones?

post #1 of 65
Thread Starter 

I'm not an audiophile buy any means. I love bass. Currently i have the vmoda crossfade lp but im selling them because they have too little bass. I would like a headphone that preferably doesn't leak and has a TON of bass. I want the sub-bass and can someone please recommend an amp too. I wil be using an itouch. Thank you.

post #2 of 65

The Vomda LPs have loads of bass. The only cans that have more would be the XB500 or 700. For sub bass you want either the XB1000 or a Denon D2000/5000/7000

post #3 of 65

You could search on Headfi for similar threads such as this.... And you Didnt specify your price range....

post #4 of 65
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I dont really have a price range.

post #5 of 65
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maybe around less than 200 though.

post #6 of 65

I agree with Tangster, the XB1000 will blow your head away with all the bass lol. There is also the Audio Technica ATH-Pro700 MK2 that have plenty of controlled bass.

post #7 of 65
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how about an amp? I was thinking about the cmoybb v2.3   Are they any good? also the digizoid z02. For the amp, I want it to have the punch witch the xb1000 and mk2 are lacking.

post #8 of 65
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Also do the xb1000 leak and do they have sound isolation?

post #9 of 65

The Xb1000 dont have the best noise isolation...they do leak a bit from how big the pads are. They dont really need an amp to power them, but if you want to get one id get the FiiO E17 portable amp.

post #10 of 65
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how much do tehy leak like 50%, 75%, 100% can you liek tell me how much they leak if im sitting  2 ft away from someone. I will be using these in the car and people will get annoyed if music leaks. Thank you.

post #11 of 65
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Also the e17 isnt portable. i need a PORTABLE one.

post #12 of 65
E17 is most definitely portable...I commute with mine everyday
post #13 of 65

^^ Not really sure, depends on how loud your listening to them. I suppose at 50% volume on would be about 10-20% leakage. And yeah the E17's are excellent for portable use.

post #14 of 65
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ok, does ANYONE on this form no how bad the xb1000 leak. this is crucial to me. Thanks

post #15 of 65
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and is the digizoid worth it. I hear that imrpoves bass more that fiio e17?

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