Just received these today (second hand so they are burnt in), they are my first set of headphones i have bought for outdoor use (they are closed in case you didn't know)
Now i listened to these in my quiet office, while the volume isn't too loud even at 15/15 on my Samsung Galaxy s3 is does pack some punch (but the bass doesnt sound a little lacking)
So i got these outside walking home and they sounded crap, quite a lot of leakage from outside and even at full volume on my Samsung s3 it still didn't deliver enough to drain out all the noise. I couldn't hear any bass when outside
I don't think I should be having them much louder as surely it can't be good for my hearing but i was wondering do I need an amp or am i just experiencing the limitations with these headphones in terms of noise isolation?
I really want to block out most, if not all, background noise. I love being in my own bubble.