- Dec 20, 2006
After listening to a set of AKG 240s, I realized I am leaving a lot on the table with my current arsenal. I am in the process of getting my UM-1's repaired under warranty and now have a job which should allow me to get okay deals on a few brands of headphones. I am looking for metal, rock, and punk phones with great detail and accuracy but still musical. $200 is about the ceiling and closed or IEM is important. Right now the Denon D1001 is my first choice but the Ety ER4P is tempting if it has a more full range than my UM-1. Ultrasones seem tempting too. I need something that will work out of my Cowon D2 without an amp for the moment. As always, all ideas are appreciated.