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Looking for recommendations on bass-oriented headphones! (Budget is 300$ and willing to stretch is out a bit)

post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 

Hi, so, remember posting here a while back about a recommendation and someone told me that i should go for the Sennheiser Momentum, i have and i love it..

 

 

But i haven't been able to enjoy music that are more bass-oriented (I don't listen to dubstep, i like some electronic music every now and then and video game soundtracks and indies are things what i usually go for), but i have to say that i love playing games with the Momentum.. (The sound quality is amazing, and now i realize why people told me that there is no going back after trying the more audiophile-oriented headphones)
 

So, people keep refering me to the V-moda m100, are they any good? and if so, are they what i am looking for? (Keep in-mind that i'm willing to stretch the budget and please recommend an amp if i should get one)

post #2 of 12
Do you have to have closed headphones? The HE-400s are at an excellent price right now. Open headphones will have a bigger soundstage that is great for gaming and music.

The HE-400s do need a headphone amp to get good volume out of them.
post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 

I wouldn't mind them being open headphones, since the Sennheiser Momentum is pretty mobile i can use them if i needed to listen to something in public.

 

And i don't want to replace the Momemtum or "upgrade" from them, i want to get another pair that complements the Momentum, so does the HE-400s have a deep bass?

 

EDIT: I just read that the HE-400s has noise-cancelling and if what i read about noise cancelling was correct, it's a must-avoid. (Whilst noise-isolation is a different thing entirely and may be considered as a good feature if you want to use the headphones in public)


Edited by xGrimReaperzZ - 3/23/14 at 2:26pm
post #4 of 12
I don't know where you read that the HE-400s have noise cancelling. That's definitely not true. They are open headphones.
post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 

I read it in the amazon page under features, i went to read some reviews and kinda found it.

post #6 of 12
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I read it in the amazon page under features, i went to read some reviews and kinda found it.

You must be misinterpreting you are reading. The HE-400s definitely DO NOT have noise cancellation features. They are an open headphone. You are welcome to quote whatever it is that is making you think that, and we can explain it to you. smily_headphones1.gif
post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 

Here you go: http://imgur.com/zrofH98

 

And thanks for bearing with me here, i'm not an "audiophile" by any means, i'm a newbie if anything. :)

post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by xGrimReaperzZ View Post
 

Here you go: http://imgur.com/zrofH98

 

And thanks for bearing with me here, i'm not an "audiophile" by any means, i'm a newbie if anything. :)

 

incorrectness level: over 9000.

 

also, i dont think the he-400 will have much more bass than the momentums.

 

You should consider the x1 too. More bass, big soundstage, and no treble spike.


Edited by b0000 - 3/23/14 at 6:01pm
post #9 of 12
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You should consider the x1 too. More bass, big soundstage, and no treble spike.

Yeah, but aren't the X1s more midbass hump, rather than smoothe deep extension, and less resolving?
post #10 of 12
Thread Starter 

I thought that it wouldn't have been what i needed after reading some reviews, could you please link me to the x1? (i didn't find anything on amazon unfortunately)

post #11 of 12
If you decide to buy a closed model, your first idea--M100--is a very good choice. The bass goes deep, giving it a dark sound overall. I find that it's harder to hear certain high treble instruments such as cymbals, when listening at low volumes. But it has the sub-bass you want.

If I sound less than enthusiastic, the reason is my preference for rolled off bass. The sound is actually exciting and enjoyable. Consider getting it with the XL pads for the comfort. Maybe sell Momentum and buy M100 and HE400.
post #12 of 12
Thread Starter 

The thing is about the Sennheiser Momentum is that i'm enjoying that i can listen to most genres of music anywhere i want since they're pretty lightweight, comfortable and they have good sound-isolation.

 

So i don't really want to sell them, and i will probably get the M100 with the XL earpads thanks to your suggestion.

 

Again, thanks for everything, everyone!

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