Sennheiser HD 449 vs Audio Technica ATH-M50
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What's up guys! As you can see, this is my first threats & I just joined.
I just wanna know which of these 2 headphones(HD 449 & ATH-M50) is/are better to drive with a iPod.
1)I don't owned any AMP
2)I'm not a bass fan
3) Mostly listen to Pop, Electeonic, A little bit of rock, acoustic & dubsteps
4)Not using it for Movies ONLY FOR MUSIC
5) I currently using XBA 4 & Incase Pivot(mostly XBA 4)
6) Not gonna use it on any other devices accepts my iPod & iPad.

So, can you please kindly tell me which of these 2 headphone is/are a better suit for me...

Thanks in advance :)
 
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What's up guys! As you can see, this is my first threats & I just joined.
I just wanna know which of these 2 headphones(HD 449 & ATH-M50) is/are better to drive with a iPod.
1)I don't owned any AMP
2)I'm not a bass fan
3) Mostly listen to Pop, Electeonic, A little bit of rock, acoustic & dubsteps
4)Not using it for Movies ONLY FOR MUSIC
5) I currently using XBA 4 & Incase Pivot(mostly XBA 4)
6) Not gonna use it on any other devices accepts my iPod & iPad.
So, can you please kindly tell me which of these 2 headphone is/are a better suit for me...
Thanks in advance
Since your not a basshead the bass on the HD 449 will satisfy you and they are also geared for portable use and much better than the ath-m50(this old thing needs a redo)
 
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The ATH-m50 is the most overated headphone here, 70+% members of headfi memebers should have them, grandpa ATH-M50 is old and needs a redo, the HD 449 trumps it in balance(handling of multi genres) ,highs, mids and soundstage, comfort, looks. 
 
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Guess, I shall take your advice & go with the HD 449 since it's new(heard it was released on November 2011).
 
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Guess, I shall take your advice & go with the HD 449 since it's new(heard it was released on November 2011).
Yes, for all that you mention it fits your requirements perfectly, also when you get them , give me an update 
 
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Giving you an update is not a problem, but I am only getting it like roughly on Dec? Need to save some $$
 
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M50 by far. The HD449's bass lacks control and definition, it was actually one of my worst headphone experiences, I'm glad I sold them :)
 
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