Ultrasone - which one is best bang for buck?
Oct 31, 2008 at 2:27 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 21

Randolph Duke

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I just bought a pair of Ultrasones Pro 900's.
They are the first pair of Ultrasones I have owned.
I have a pair of Senn HD600's that I like a lot.
I use them for work- video editing.

So far I'm digging the Ultrasone sound.
(but they are a bit heavy. Not as light as the HD600's)
at they fold up.
I will use these for travel and home listening.

How much of a difference is there between say- the high end pro 750/900 and the HFI 2200?
I wouldn't mind returning the 900's to save a few $$ if I can trade down without losing much.
 
Oct 31, 2008 at 4:31 PM Post #3 of 21

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x2 on the HFI-780. Also the HFI-680 seems to get favorable review. Northern Sound & light seems to have good prices.
 
Oct 31, 2008 at 7:02 PM Post #6 of 21

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Edition 9 that Subtle is selling. For $985 and more refined/balanced sound than the rest of the Ultrasone line, its the way to go =).
 
Oct 31, 2008 at 10:10 PM Post #7 of 21

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Quote:

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Edition 9 that Subtle is selling. For $985 and more refined/balanced sound than the rest of the Ultrasone line, its the way to go =).


the OP said he wants to save money, not spend more.

to the OP: i think you should try the pro750.
 
Nov 1, 2008 at 1:15 AM Post #8 of 21

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Ya, I am helping him save money. He will end up with one sooner or later, if he likes Ultrasones. =)
 
Nov 1, 2008 at 1:19 AM Post #9 of 21

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And then he'll sell like many of us when he realizes it's not a $1K can.
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I've never heard the 900s, and I have a soft spot for the holographic 2500s, but the 780s are probably the answer to your question.
 
Nov 1, 2008 at 3:59 AM Post #12 of 21

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HFI-780 has more bass and less accurate/detailed than Pro 900 by how much im not sure.
 
Nov 1, 2008 at 9:56 PM Post #13 of 21

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Ultrasone website claims the HFI 780's are good for DVD and Gaming.
Does this mean they lean toward the "bright" end?
How are they with Music? Will I get a full rich sound?
I will not be using them for gaming.
Music and watching DVD's on laptop.
 
Nov 1, 2008 at 11:26 PM Post #14 of 21

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Another PRO/Proline 750 endorsement here, but be advised that my experience is limited to the Proline 750, Proline 2500 and the HFI-2200 ULE. : )
 
Nov 2, 2008 at 5:21 AM Post #15 of 21

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The 780 is a smidge brighter than the 750.
Both have great mids and bass.
I have both, and will keep both -- both are good SQ.
If I could only keep ONE, I would have to keep the 750, as the most neutral one.
But, would also be quite happy if the 780 was my only ONE.
Can't go wrong with either of them.
 

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