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wenn_du_weinst
11-13-2011, 06:31 PM
looking for new headphones,
what do you run?
thinking between these currently
Shure SE535 (http://www.headphone.com/headphones/shure-se535.php)
Jerry Harvey Audio JH7 Pro | HeadRoom Audio (http://www.headphone.com/headphones/jh-audio-jh7-pro.php)
Jerry Harvey Audio JH10X3 Pro | HeadRoom Audio (http://www.headphone.com/headphones/jh-audio-jh10-x-3-pro.php)

ran off of this Topping TP41 TA2021 T-AMP + Headphone Amplifier 25WPC 310-324 (http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=310-324)

Kangaroux
11-13-2011, 06:34 PM
You're on the wrong forum to be asking that kind of question lol

wenn_du_weinst
11-13-2011, 06:35 PM
why? I'm the only one who listens to music inside my home as well as in car?

kramer_212
11-13-2011, 07:09 PM
if your not doing anything physical, the fosgate punch plugs are sweet big 15mm driver, use mine around the house, i just recently bought the shure 425s, and they will rock your socks off, has a separate bass tube, and tweet inside.( the focals of headphones)

wenn_du_weinst
11-13-2011, 08:25 PM
I'm not sure I'd trust fosgate for my headphones. Only reason I'm getting new ones is my klipsche were a big disappointment.

Kangaroux
11-13-2011, 08:36 PM
My punch plugs are nice but if you are a real audiophile they aren't for you. After a year of heavy use though my left ear bud is slowly losing bass and my right one just cut to half volume today. Might take the casing apart and see if there's anything loose

Cbtmedic
11-13-2011, 08:46 PM
Are you dead set on getting ear buds? I've heard the Shure's and they sound great...However if you want to play with those prices, why not try over ear headphones that will give you a bigger sound stage. My Personal preference is for a small company called Grado Labs Grado Labs, Inc. (http://www.gradolabs.com/)
You can also find good info on various headphones at Headphone Reviews, Comparisons & Recommendations (http://www.goodcans.com)
For the price range you're in, I would suggest the Grado PS500, or the RS1's
Grado PS500 Headphones | Professional Series | Review | Product Description | GoodCans.com : Listening Station!, Specializing in Quality Headphones (http://goodcans.com/HeadphoneStore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=172&zenid=3774cb37e4edf5d181834c19585368c9)

CHEMMINS
11-13-2011, 08:47 PM
I have these enroute to my place.
Woodees iESW100V

Imtjnotu
11-13-2011, 09:00 PM
i aswell am a headphone junkie

Amazon.com: Westone 4 Four Driver Universal Fit Earphones: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004M4RTUY/ref=asc_df_B004M4RTUY1781263?smid=A1R58ZKS9HZKXV&tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=asn&creative=395129&creativeASIN=B004M4RTUY)

Amazon.com: Monster Turbine PRO High-Performance In-Ear Speakers (Gold): Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Monster-Turbine-PRO-High-Performance-Speakers/dp/B002EL4RIE)

wenn_du_weinst
11-14-2011, 06:40 PM
I have these enroute to my place.
Woodees iESW100V
I have heard of those but never hear anything from audiophile type people

Are you dead set on getting ear buds? I've heard the Shure's and they sound great...However if you want to play with those prices, why not try over ear headphones that will give you a bigger sound stage. My Personal preference is for a small company called Grado Labs Grado Labs, Inc. (http://www.gradolabs.com/)
You can also find good info on various headphones at Headphone Reviews, Comparisons & Recommendations (http://www.goodcans.com)
For the price range you're in, I would suggest the Grado PS500, or the RS1's
Grado PS500 Headphones | Professional Series | Review | Product Description | GoodCans.com : Listening Station!, Specializing in Quality Headphones (http://goodcans.com/HeadphoneStore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=172&zenid=3774cb37e4edf5d181834c19585368c9)
I can't stand can's, I have sitting here that ended up broke from not getting used and kicked around.

i aswell am a headphone junkie

Amazon.com: Westone 4 Four Driver Universal Fit Earphones: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004M4RTUY/ref=asc_df_B004M4RTUY1781263?smid=A1R58ZKS9HZKXV&tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=asn&creative=395129&creativeASIN=B004M4RTUY)

Amazon.com: Monster Turbine PRO High-Performance In-Ear Speakers (Gold): Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Monster-Turbine-PRO-High-Performance-Speakers/dp/B002EL4RIE)

I was thinking of the Miles Davis edition ones but I can't find them anymore.

Imtjnotu
11-14-2011, 06:41 PM
I have heard of those but never hear anything from audiophile type people

I can't stand can's, I have sitting here that ended up broke from not getting used and kicked around.


I was thinking of the Miles Davis edition ones but I can't find them anymore.
miles davis were not as good as the golds or coppers...if u like smooth and mid highs with tons of bass then the gold are good

if u like clear quality mids and good highs with a little less bass get the coppers...owned both but ended up keeping the golds

wenn_du_weinst
11-14-2011, 06:44 PM
I want _______________________ <- that type of response. I don't want any humps, problem is I don't know of any that can do that so I guess I get to compromise.

Imtjnotu
11-14-2011, 06:45 PM
ortofon qe7

wenn_du_weinst
11-14-2011, 06:49 PM
cans :(
guess I need to stick with my monitors. and just use money to prep the wall and add a sub

Pataforce8
11-14-2011, 06:49 PM
I love my shures. Tried some other things and companies but I always end up getting some shures in the end.

wenn_du_weinst
11-14-2011, 06:50 PM
only thing I've heard about shure is the upper end is sort of flat sounding. I'm sure I could EQ that out easy enough though.

Imtjnotu
11-14-2011, 07:07 PM
only thing I've heard about shure is the upper end is sort of flat sounding. I'm sure I could EQ that out easy enough though.
if u have the right music player an eq can work wonders....if u are using these off an ipod ur just wasting ur money...IPOD Sound QUALITY & EQ is FUCKIN ****

wenn_du_weinst
11-14-2011, 07:21 PM
lol computer I only use my ipod in my car as a hard drive

Bettr n' Revrse
11-14-2011, 07:43 PM
I own a set of cheap ones... Never found a need to buy expensive ones....

wenn_du_weinst
11-15-2011, 05:49 PM
Listen to some good ones off of an amplifier and you will see why. I think I'm going to go with the shures. I think I'll wait to see if they have any xmas sales first though.

ChevyRidinLow
11-15-2011, 05:53 PM
700 bucks for ear buds. stupid. i paid 200 for a set of turtle beach x4s with dolby surround sound. best bass ive heard outside of a car. wireless. and work for your gaming device with very high quality mic.

wenn_du_weinst
11-15-2011, 05:56 PM
A guy running a mcintosh banner shouldn't be talking about prices lmao
To me a set of cans that need batteries and a mic attached are pointless. I'm trying to get something to replace my monitors so I don't get bitched at anymore.

Bettr n' Revrse
11-29-2011, 07:47 AM
Bringing this back up I am looking at the MEE A151's but not sure if they will have the bass I want...

keep_hope_alive
12-11-2011, 11:32 PM
Best thing you can do for your IEM's is to get ear molds made at an audiologist. They can have the mold incorporate flat filters and IEM shafts. The supplied generic inserts are hit and miss. I paid about $70 for the mold and flat 15dB filters. They are perfect for concerts, but I use them for work when I trouble shoot mechanicsl equipment noise issues in the field.

The molds fit Shure IEM's well, and a variety of other IEM's. isolation and response is greatly improved with a perfect fit, and listening fatigue (physical) is diminished.

As far as which ones to get, I have found it is largely personal preference and budget. I like cans, but cans that feel nice. Sennheiser HD580 and HD600 are great open back headphones, for the money. HD380PRO are good closed back cans. Grado and Beyerdynamic are also good.

Beat_Dominator
12-17-2011, 06:24 PM
I've been rocking my AKG k501's for 10 years now. I've tried a number of alternatives but these have been the best balanced to my ears. Plus they are comfy, I've worn them for over 10hr without fatigue.

http://publish.it168.com/2003/0806/images/50912.jpg

Headphones are just like all audio products. Very personal tastes involved. If possible, try as many as you can to narrow the search if you're spending a good chunk of cash on 'em.

Wasatch
12-17-2011, 07:01 PM
Checkout: Sennheisers, Beyerdynamics, Grado, HiFi Man.