1. nicholars

    Please help me decide... Which ultrasone? 680, 780, 2400, other?

    Ok... Sorryfor all the threads about ultrasones, I am just trying to make a decision and can't find anything using search function.   Which ultrasones are reccomended out of the 2400 and 680, 780 or any of the others (under £240)...   I am looking for good bass, good midrange and smooth...
  2. xnor

    Headphones sensitivity, impedance, required V/I/P, amplifier gain

    The following table is based on measurements, not manufacturer specs.   Target SPL is 110 dB SPL. The source is assumed to output 2 V. The amp is assumed to be a voltage source (0 ohm output impedance). Voltage, current, power are RMS figures.   What do the columns mean? S@1V is the...
  3. AUserName

    Suggestions on Full Size Headphone around 300$

    I'm looking for some advice on a pair of headphones around 300$ or less.  I will primarily use them at my desk at work (software dev). The people in the adjacent cubes aren't cool with playing music over the jambox or laptop speakers so I'm not entirely sure a pair of open/semi open would fit...
  4. DeLuX

    Where do I go next?

    So yeah I've not been an all to active member here (you guys are kind of intimadating with your jargon), though I read post and threads every day, at length... Im not new to the world of audio or that of headphones, but I seek your assistance.   I exclusively listen to trance/edm but this...
  5. MortalWombat

    Looking for some new cans...

    Hi Guys,   Long time lurker here.   I don't really have the audio vocabulary that most of you guys throw around here and there, but I'm attempting to learn. At any rate, I'm looking for a new pair of headphones and am currently in possession of Audiotechnica AT-Pro700's from about 3...
  6. Parsons7

    Around the £140 price range Closed Headphones

    Budget: 140 Music type: House, dance, trance, electro Preferences: i like my bass but don't want my music to get distorted.   I have been told to stay away from M-50's and have been recommend Ultrasone HFI 580's and TMA 1's     Thoughts?
  7. highball

    Ultrasone alternative recommendation?

    I'm really liking my HFI-680's right now but want to get another pair of closed cans so that I can keep one at home and another at the office.  I'd like to find something that keeps many of the qualities I like about the 680's but also rounds out my collection.  I also own: Alessandro MS-1...
  8. Rubenzki

    Best closed headphones under 350$?

    i'm thinking about buing some new headphones. i work a lot with studio stuff, and i'm a DJ as well, so they need to be:   - closed - not too uncomfy around the neck - detachacle cable, and/or a cable suitable for studio and dj'ing (coiled or not too short) - comfortable - slightly...
  9. EnigmaticLife

    Recommendations for new headphones under 150

    Hey!   I always thought beats were ridiculously overrated/priced and never got a pair even when they became the craze on my basketball team. I'm about to head off to college in SoCal now and I decided its time for me to spend the money to get a nicer pair of headphones. I always like to...
  10. CapturedSociety

    Captured Society Review- Ultrasone HFI-680

    Hello fellow Head-Fi'ers (Is that our official nickname?)! My name is Richard Persaud, and I'm bringing you a review of the Ultrasone HFI-680 headphones. These German-designed headphones are part of a hotly contested market of premium over the ear cans, and as such, will be judged HARSHLY.  ...
  11. jbl772

    Audio Technica ATH-M50 or Ultrasone HFI-580, HFI-680, or HFI-780?

      Okay, so I just edited my post, and originally I was debating whether I should get the M50's or the DJ1/DJ1 Pro's, but tyoung8 said they both have coiled cables which I really dont like because these are meant for portable use (yes I know they're kinda big but I can deal with it) and coiled...
  12. dreamLRG

    Replacement Pads for the Ultrasone HFI 580?

    So do the dt 250 velour pads work on the ultrasones? And how much does the sound change? better or worse?  
  13. dreamLRG

    Good cheap portable source for the Ultrasone Hfi 580

    So i just ordered the Ultrasones fi 580, and i was wondering what is a good portable mp3 player for these and without the use of an amp?
  14. HydroRage

    For Ultrasone HFI 2400 owners - does it feel fragile?

    For Ultrasone HFI 2400 owners - does it feel fragile?
  15. Alfonsomac

    Good amp for Ultrasone HFI 780

    Hi guys. I bought the Ultrasone HFI 780 teo weeks ago and now i decide to get a boost of the sound with an amp. But i really don't know what to buy... i considered the Fiio E7 with L3 for my iPhone (both 100 euro). However i listen my music most of the time on my iMac with Fidelia.  ...
  16. victor11

    Compatibility : Cowon Iaudio 9 & Ultrasone Hfi-680

    Hello everyone! I searched over the Internet for the past few days, and I decided to buy the Cowon Iaudio 9 player, and the Ultrasone Hfi-680.   Searching and searching again, reading lots of mathematical equations, and I cannot find the answer for my question: Does the Iaudio 9 delivers the...
  17. sizzlinshred

    Beyerdynamic dt770 vs Ultrasone HFI-680 vs Ultrasone PRO 750??

    Which one has the overall best performance in terms of OVERALL quality and performance?   I got the HFI-680's this week have been playing them a lot but they still sound not up to my standards.   I'm using a 15 year old Sony AV receiver right now plugged into my soundcard to drive them...
  18. JohnLD

    V-Moda vs Ultrasone HFI 780 vs M-Audio Q40 ?

    FIRST QUESTION: I own Sennheiser HD 439's, I am a bass junky, and listen mostly to dubstep and remixes of songs, should I buy the FIIO e11 amp with L9 LOD? or are the headphones listed in the title better?   SECOND QUESTION: Which of the headphones in my title are best for listening to heavy...
  19. LazBro123

    WTB: Ultrasone HFI 580 Earpad

    Hey peeps,   I need one ultrasone hfi earpad (450, 580, 680, 780). The left one is ripping, and ultrasone cannot ship to canada. Can anyone help me out?    Thanks,   LazBro123
  20. akshayshanky

    headphones around 150 $ looked at V-moda lp2 and Ultrasone Hfi 780

    Please suggest fast i need to order a headphone asap   will be using with laptop and Ipod   will listen to mostly all genres----trance,metal and all genres   Help me get a headphone below 150 $ range Please suggest fast----Was looking at ultrasone --- Vmoda and shure lets see what...
  21. A

    Ultrasone HFI headphones

    I need advice on which headphones would be best for me. I listen to all types of music and want headphones with strong bass and good highs and mids. I was considering buying the Ultrasone HFI 580 because they seemed to fit my criteria. DJDeals has them on sale for $120 which is reasonable but I...
  22. Headphoneboi

    Headphones better than Ultrasone hfi 780 for house music

    I am looking for the best headphones in the price range of up to $200 that are good for house music (good bass). And so I have been researching headphones and so far I have found the Ultrasone hfi 780 headphones. Now, before I buy the headphones, I want to know if there are any other headphones...
  23. ThisMachine

    Which headphone amp for Ultrasone HFI 2400's?

    I was curious to any headphone amp recommendations any one had for some headphones i'm picking up for the holidays, the Ultrasone HFI 2400 heaphones. Knowing that these are open back with a reputation for good sound stage, I would like a headphone amp pointed in similar direction. Please let me...
  24. LazBro123

    Ultrasone HFI 2200 ULE vs Ultrasone HFI 2400

    Hey guys,   Just wondering... Are there any differences between the headphones in the title?   Thanks,   LazBro123
  25. yohnyboy

    Ultrasone HFI 580 vs. Audio Technica Pro700mk2

    I need to decide between these two headphones. I listen to mostly rap and like a very strong and crisp bass. Not only do i want just bass but i really want sound quality too. Which should i get?