Originally Posted by vivalacarlo
I know but i can't do anything, i don't have money yet lol. By the way, i remembered testing them out in the sony store using just my ipod and they had no type of bass at all but i heard that if you plug them in decent amps that it can rattle your head, how do the sounds differ when using them through an ipod only and when using them with an amp?
yes, that is exactly what i experienced before. they have no punchiness at all. anyway if you only have iPod classic (that is what i use), then set the eq to small speaker then turn the vol all the way up, would help a bit. But I would recommend you to get a fiio e07k or e17, or the zo2.3 (which i don't own). they have more than 10db of bass boost which can make the xb headphones shake ur head like crazy~!!!
So if you are tight on money, I would recommend you spend the money to buy the e07k, which brings me a lot of fun. I mean the amp can provide more power to ur headphone, but then xb series are designed for portable use, so it doesn't require that much power from ur device. This is why i would suggest some amps that have hardware eq, to add more bass to see the true potential of these headphones. Alternatively u can also just listen to some bass heavy songs to feel the bass. anyway i believe buying something like e17/e07k will help you a lot.
Edited by onehungano1 - 1/14/13 at 6:39pm