1. Basifrisk

    Volume When Plugging Directly Into Laptops

    So I currently use a pair of Beyerdynamic DT-770 M's, that have an impedance of 80Ω. I plug them directly into my Macbook Pro (late 2008 model), and I find that instead of being too quiet, I have to stay around the 4/16 volume area on my Macbook as a maximum. (This is with the in-line volume...
  2. mark333

    3 Headphones

    For the past few weeks I was really intent on getting one of the higher end more "refined" headphones.  After a lot of pondering, I decided that I may be getting ahead of myself.  Maybe I don't want one refined, technically superior headphone.  I think since this is my first step info the...
  3. Z

    I'm searching for a pair of wireless headphones

    Hello everyone, I'm currently using a pair of  beyerdynamic dt990s and a centrance dacport. I'm willing to try a pair of wireless headphones -I hope this is the right section- since it's a little messy here (I have too many cables on my desk, and they tend to tangle together a lot), but I'm...
  4. Blaalad12

    Dt990's or do i keep he500 for movies?

    Hi guys. Currently own the he500s which i love. Mainly use them with an aune t1 and imac for watching movies and listening to music! Recently bought a new tv however and was considering buying the dt990s for listening to movies/tv (although i will have to buy an extension cable as the cable wont...
  5. djlaz7

    Best Headphones for 250$

    Hey peeps,   I'm looking for a quality pair of headphones for $250. It can be open or closed, and I want a very balanced sound. I can buy an amp/dac combo, such as the FiiO E17, but prefer not to. I will mainly be using them for rock and the occasional hip hop and dubstep. What are the best...
  6. smcginni

    Audio Concepts in Dallas has good demo gear...

    Was in last week and they had some nice stuff to demo. If you're in the area, stop by and check them out...   Beyerdynamics- 990, T1 Grado- everything up to about $500 Sennheiser- HD600, 650, 700 (no 800), RS220   they just added the T1 which is what I was really interested in. Can't...
  7. johnzie

    Headphones with Large Soundstage and nice Bass?

    Looking for some headphones that will make me feel like I'm at a club or massive rave.  Any suggestions under a million dollars?  Just kidding - ideally under $200 please.  If under $100, I'll be doing backflips.   Currently have: Sony XB500 (with EQing, love the bass, but it sounds very...
  8. Manonthemoon

    Smooth sounding headphones with great bass.

    It seems iv'e been searching for a set of smooth-sounding headphones with decent bass for a long time. I have a price range from $100-$300. Any suggestions? 
  9. Blaalad12

    Headphones for tv use?

    Hi guys. I currently own a pair of he500s which personally i enjoy for movies aswell as music. However, im buying a new tv soon and contemplating buying a new set of headphones. The cable on the he500s isn't long enough and they are also a bit heavy. I'm contemplating the dt 990s as they are...
  10. aphex944

    Beyerdynamic DT 660 / 880 / 990 Pro -- A comparison

    Beyerdynamic DT 660 / 880 / 990 Pro A comparison -- Intro/Background -- My first real headphone experience was with a pair of Grado SR60s which I still own to this day. All I knew at the time was that they were "audiophile" quality, and I truly thought that this must be the...
  11. tehsprayer

    Good Deal?

    The Westone 3 are on sale for only $179, I was wondering if this is a good deal before actually buying these. Would it be better to wait until Black Friday and get the UE 900? I feel like these are good, I don't want the price to go up again but if it goes down I will be dissapointed.   What...
  12. TheKid

    In Need of Studio Headphone Advice :)

    Hey Guys, First time poster, long time reader. I have been searching for an neutral monitoring, mixing, mastering headphones solution for an home studio. At this point in time, I am unable to get my hands on some decent monitors, so a pair of accurate monitor headphones and amp (?) will do for...
  13. roughavoc

    Upgrade to the CAL! £200~ Special requirement

    Hello, I currently have the CAL! love them despite the highs being a bit too sibilant and bass being a bit wooly but nothing an EQ can help with, I'm looking at upgrading, mainly home use so Semi open, Full Open or Closed, they are all fine! But here is the problem, the way my jaw bone and...
  14. MC LeBron 23

    Best Headphones for "immersive gaming"?

    Hey guys, I'm looking for a headphones that are good for immersion when playing single player games. I will be using the headphones with an Astro Mixamp. To give you an idea, I am coming from AD700s, which I use for competitive play and ATH M50s which I use for my "single player" games.  ...
  15. dvalent

    New headphones Recommendations

    Hi all,   I'm new to the forum and thought id ask the experts.. I'm looking to buy new headphones around the range between 100-200£  (150 - 300 dollars) I was really close to settle for the the Sennheiser 598 until I realized id probably use them other than home (office, library etc) so...
  16. tehsprayer

    Best IEMs under $200

    I am looking for a new set of IEMs for Christmas. Currently I have the Klipsch S4i and they sound great and isolation is fantastic but I am looking for a little more.   I live in Canada so some IEMs may be restricted from getting   VSonic GR07  Klipsch X10 Shure SE215 Others?   I have...
  17. lenday666

    Trying to find some good Headphones between £100 - £150

    Hi all,   I am looking for some over ear Headphones to use with iPod, Laptop and various other devices. Preferably closed back, I was thinking something like Sennheiser 380's but i don't really have a clue. I have between £100 - £150 to spend....   Any help would be much appreciated, Thanks 
  18. fante7

    The DT880 Appreciation Thread

    I have been using the DT880 religiously now for several months. Man, this thing sounds great... I like it more than any other headphone I've listened to within the triple-digit price range. It offers a balanced presentation with plenty of detail, great instrument separation and soundstage, and...
  19. Hachiroku

    I'd have a huge favor to ask of an owner of both beyerdynamic DT990 and Fidelio X1

    Hello, once again, dear head-fi community ! This might have already been asked, with the risk of getting banned, I would have some questions regarding the fore-mentioned matter. I seriously didn't have the time to check through every recent thread to make sure it hasn't been requested yet...
  20. x7007

    Help with buying Spare parts DT990

    Hi,   I'm having an issue with finding spare parts.  I want a a new Velour head pads and new foam.   First I've found out that beyerdynamic fixed the hair problem with a new foam.   I would like to get this, but I...
  21. Plexon

    DT 880 VS DT 990 Gaming?

    I will be buying a Sound Blaster Z and the schiit stack.   Ill get either the 250 or 600 ohm versions.   I play games like CSGO and BF3, so Im probably going to use dolby surround sound.   Im also going to be using a mod mic.   Whats best for me?   Thanks in advance ^.^
  22. Timber1900

    Looking for community input on Sennheiser HD800s

    Hello,    I joined the forum for the sole purposes of being able to get in touch with the experienced audiophiles in the crowd. I was hoping I could get some input on my soon-to-be realized dream of owning HD800s.    Some background, I am an avid PC gamer, someone who appreciates the very...
  23. 396629

    Philips SHL9700 £17 wasted

    Coundn't resist buying these on Amazon for £17 as they looked great and Philips headphones seem to have a good reputation at the moment.   Receivds them and they do indeed look stylish and well made and are very comfortable but...   I plugged them to let them burn in but was suprised that I...
  24. MorrisL

    Looking for a close and portable version of HD 650

    This has been a long and fruitless search and I need to pull a Hail Mary on this, in case there's a glimmer of hope.   I hate bright headphones. I have a pair of DT 990 pros and they give me pain and headache every time because of their excessive treble (even though I like them otherwise). So...
  25. yoyo59

    Beyerdynamic DT 990 Premium ? how to tell which model

    ok guys I bought a second-hand pair of DT990s they are in new condition..   but the retailer did not state which ohm version they are   how do I tell? is there anything behind the earpads that would indicate or would I have to test them?   im currently using them with a meridian explorer