What headphone would be the best match for my setup?
Dec 16, 2007 at 9:07 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 14

jellybones

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So, I sold off my K340..and I'm just looking to try something new. I want to get a headphone that will match my system well (see signature). I've been really considering the RS1 (would possibly buy new) and also a recabled HD650. I've owned lots of different headphones, but never 2 at the same time. Basically I'll get one in..use it for a while, sell it then buy something else. As for what I listen to..It's a fairly wide range of things..Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Animal Collective, The Beatles..a lot of experimental indie stuff.

So basically..what headphone do you think would best pair up with my existing system?
 
Dec 16, 2007 at 9:30 AM Post #2 of 14

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someone tell this guy to A/B some headphones and keep one that he like. =)
 
Dec 16, 2007 at 11:00 AM Post #3 of 14

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Considering you come from the K340 (which are very power hungry and I somewhat doubt your set up has done them justice) the following phones are the obvious candidates to consider:
Hd650
HD600
DT880
DT990
K701
PROline 2500
PROline 750
RS1
SR325i
There are plenty more of course, but these are the ones I (have) own(ed) myself besides the K340.
They are all different, I suggest you A/B them and keep the ones you like.
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Dec 16, 2007 at 11:34 AM Post #4 of 14

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Kees /img/forum/go_quote.gif
Considering you come from the K340 (which are very power hungry and I somewhat doubt your set up has done them justice) the following phones are the obvious candidates to consider:
Hd650
HD600
DT880
DT990
K701
PROline 2500
PROline 750
RS1
SR325i
There are plenty more of course, but these are the ones I (have) own(ed) myself besides the K340.
They are all different, I suggest you A/B them and keep the ones you like.
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if you write the SR325i, don't forget the MS2
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Dec 16, 2007 at 1:21 PM Post #6 of 14

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Quote:

Originally Posted by jellybones /img/forum/go_quote.gif
So, I sold off my K340..and I'm just looking to try something new. I want to get a headphone that will match my system well (see signature). I've been really considering the RS1 (would possibly buy new) and also a recabled HD650. I've owned lots of different headphones, but never 2 at the same time. Basically I'll get one in..use it for a while, sell it then buy something else. As for what I listen to..It's a fairly wide range of things..Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Animal Collective, The Beatles..a lot of experimental indie stuff.

So basically..what headphone do you think would best pair up with my existing system?



It would be helpful to know how you like your music served. Lots of bass?
Detail? Both?
 
Dec 16, 2007 at 11:40 PM Post #8 of 14

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real sounding bass and lots of detail are what I love about the 701's
 
Dec 17, 2007 at 1:45 AM Post #13 of 14

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I like real sounding bass. And lots of detail.


Then, the HP you are exactly looking for are either the closed Ultrasone Proline 750 or open Proline 2500. You will be amazed.....
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Dec 17, 2007 at 2:30 AM Post #14 of 14

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Quote:

Originally Posted by jellybones /img/forum/go_quote.gif
Well, I never stated a price range..and the K340 were just sent out the door.

So, if that's a joke..it was pretty funny..



bingo. Otherwise I support Duggeh's recommendation.
 

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