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Grado Sound in a Closed Can?

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by toastywaffle, Dec 29, 2012.
  1. ToastyWaffle
    I currently own a pair of modded Grado SR80i's. I love the sound they produce, but I have a couple of problems with them. They leak a ton, and they're really uncomfortable.

    So I am looking for a pair of closed cans that will have a similar sound, but without the subdued bass of an unmodded pair. Also I need them to be comfortable,so I want over-ear cans. I specifically like oval shaped ear pads like the ones found on high end Sennheiser, but I'm open to any suggestions.

    My budget is around $300, and some pairs I've been looking at are as follows:

    1. Denon AH-D1100
    2. Audio Technica ATH-M50
    3. Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro
    4. Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro(32 ohms)
    5. AKG K550
     
  2. KG Jag
    Quote:

    They don't exist.  The closest to my ears are the Ultrasone HiFi 780 (without an amp) or the better and more expensive--and more comfortable--Pro 750 (with an amp).
     

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