bird anon is bored edition pls send helphow to requesmo purchase advice:>location>budget>open/closed back>on ear/over ear>sound signature (if unsure, what kind of music do you like best?)>previous headphones>bluetooth >>g/iemg/
Are the nostaxers still alive?
is dac x6 a good choice for my hd559s?
>>71825688>fuck staxAgreed, I enjoy having sex with my Stax, they always give me the best orgasms.
Help me choose an upgrade, /hpg/. I have PSB M4U 1 headphones, Cayin N3 DAP and O2 amp. N3 drives the headphones OK, but O2 lifts the whole experience one step above. I've tried Denon AH-D7200 and Focal Clear, and think headphone upgrade isn't worth it. But what about DAP? O2 shows I could benefit from more powerful one, also I'd like it to be more neutral. Any recommendations?
What phone is like HD 600 but with more bass? Under 500 yurobucks.I'm getting annoyed with the lack of oomph in my HD 650.
>>71826037DT880? a little more bass but not much. Otherwise ELEX
>>71826209Are DT770 going too far in the bass?
guys il be honest here>tfw cant tell the difference between 30 dollar logitech shitware and DT770si-its because audiphiles are meming me into buying stuff right its not cause i have inferior hearing r-right
>>71826037you should try EQ/warmer amp>>71826418hifi is mostly a scam yesbut you probably just need some adjusting time to get used to the dt770s
>>71826578Iv had them for like 3 months now
>>71826840Minimum half a year to properly burn them in.
>>71826418You either have terrible hearing or listen to really lo-fi stuff. The difference from gayming headsets to any decent headphones should literally make you cry.
>>71826418you probably lack enough power to drive them well enough to hear the differences
>>71826881They are plugged right into my PC do i really need an AMP for them?>>71826880can you recc a song for me to compare with?
>>71826903an amp isn't particularly needed if your hearing is good enough and you constantly listen at softer than speaking levels anywayalso you can listen to these on your headphones to comparehttps://youtu.be/9W6AN_eQeZosoundcloud.com/shibayan/majico_tr12
>>71826840alright then idk what to tell youmaybe they're just very similar >>71826903you don't NEED an amp but it might help with the bass/overall dynamics
>>71826418The only real solution to your problem is to buy Stax.
are these good?>locationbuying from amazon or ebay>budget60-70 USD>open/closed backclosed back with ANC>on ear/over earover ear>previous headphonesi have an HD201, and i love it. i want something similar to it with bluetooth and ANC>bluetoothyes with ANC preferrably 5.0
how likely is it that I broke my amp/dac by bumping into it in the dark? windows recognises the device but there is no soundit was just a light kick, barely even hurt
>>71827927Very unlikely.what dac? also, how can you bump into your dac, you keep it on the floor?
What are some good headphones under $150 for low energy outputs like my iPod and Notebook? Whice are better, the m40x or the k240 mk II? Also I plan to by a portable amp in the future tho
>>71826328DT770 have pretty decent bass. But they're absolute treble cannons to the point they overwhelm the bass at times. Listening to the DT770s after a session with HD600 is painful but they're great otherwise if you get used to them. The DT880s don't have a lot of bass and still have the ear rape treble. They're some of the most comfortable headphones I've used though. Those pads are like clouds.
>>71828102Aune X1Syeah I kind of just got it a few days ago and kept it on the floor temporarily because it was convenientgot any tips for troubleshooting?
>>71825342>>71826367the staxshills are bad enoughfuck off with this stormfucker shit
>>71828272Just bought DT770 pro. The pads are way harder than 650. Also the bass is shit and everything else is muffled. Fuck you guys.Do I have to buy some beats shit to get proper bass or something.
>>71828365Not really, just try optical, connecting to a different device/os, different cable. If the usb really is broken you could open it to see if there's something obviously broken/not making contact, just in case, but you're pretty much screwed in this case and you have to send it back and get a replacement.
>>71828491It's called Fidelio X2 you fucking nigger
>>71828740Too late motherfucker.
reminder this is what the average staxcel looks like
>>71828491>the bass is shitthumping nigrabass is unironically the worst possible experience in audiothe less bass the better ( not detail, just volume ) and i listen to edm exclusively
>>71829024Sometimes you want to listen to some bassy shit and watch movies that makes your head vibrate. Otherwise I love my HD 650.
Are sound cards made by ASUS comparable to stuff like Topping, Fiio, Dragonfly, etc.? I'm looking at an Asus Xonar U7 and a Sound Blaster X-pro gaming G5
>>71830366I'm also looking at a cheap NX1s amplifier.
What good of the nc Bose 700 ? I feel like they completely drop the ball on this one.
>>71826418Good job anon you just figured out youre tone deaf.
>>71830366Sound cards are ass get a fucking dac amp
Well anon what’s listening to noontime ?
>>71830529Yeah man, they really did drop the ball, Bose is no longer what they used to be, I remember when they were the best in the industry..... fuck off with your shitphones dumb nigger
>>71830690Enjoy your tinnitus without anc in the subway.
>>71830724joke's on you, I ALREADY HAVE tinnitus ;)
>>71829024>the less bass the betterI agree that niggerbass sucks, but good, articulated bass is nice to have.
Had DT770s for a while now, velour earpads are pretty flat now, also I've washed them before in the past. Regardless, is there any specific replacement earpads worth getting or should I just replace the pads with another set of OEM ones? I wear glasses too, since it definitely matters with headphones.
So i got new pads to try and fix pic related.It was a pain in the ass because the stock pads are fixed in place and you have to disassemble the whole thing to tget them out...
>>71831114and it turns out the Brainwavz pads ruin the sound... the nice, warm lows are gone, all i'm left with are the boxy mids.How annoying is to find new pads for headphones that are not ment to have the pads replaced.
>>71830962If you like how they sound, go with stock pads, trust me, i test pads all the time.
>>71831159Fuck. I fell you.They look good, apart from the color. Just sucks that they can't do their main job.
>>71828473Spotted the butthurt SJW commie.
Post your setup anons.
sup /hpg/, I'm looking to get the DT 990s 600ohm version and I'm wondering what to power them with. been leaning on the aune X1s/topping dx3 pro (250 eurobucks max) - any other suggestion in that price range? >only dac + amp combo>no schiit stack/whatever else from that brandis the O2+ODAC worth considering? thanks
what's a good brad that provides good quality and cheap (focus on cheap) earpads? no leather shit please
>>71831250Egshell protein is the most based material.And what are you supposed to get for warmth? In my experience leather is the warmest and velour by far the brightest.
>>71830649personally enjoying SR-003mk2 via zx300 as transport into woo wa8 tube dac/amp feeding SRM-D10
I need a DAC and headphones with the cheapest everything except for sound quality, but potential for modding. Basically no leather, no metal case, no 200 options, no remote control. I can add in those later.
I just got d30 now and holy shit it's way better than my d1 crappy dacs
>>71831177Yeah, they are very comfortable but the bass is gone, what a shame. Tested them on my MDR V6 and it had the same effect. It's my third headphone in need of new pads, i guess i'll just get the regular "Sony" pads that every alternative brands makes for the V6 and keep looking for something for the L2.>>71831250You do realise that you are describing the stock pads too, right? It's probably a sealing issue due to the size difference.
Where my fellow staxers at?
>>71831405Why the 600ohms version though?
>locationeurope>budget80-120 euros>open/closed backClosed>sound signatureno heavy bass emphasis and/or v-shapes, i like my weeaboo music more that way>special notescomfort is an important factor; i'll be using these for hours on end.i heard the dt770 is pretty comfy but i have concerns above the sound signature; the mdr-7506 might do good in the sound quality/signature area, but i'm concerned about comfort; open to other options
only buy german brands.support the german economy.
>>71832553It's a bit of an exotic option, but the Custom Studios sound very similar to the DT770 and have the same comfort, however they have bass ports, all the positions have increased bass, except for the first one, which is actually very bass light, so maybe that works for you?If the Studio is too expensive you can get the Custom One Pro and DT770 pads for it, which will sound the same.
>>71832549they objectively sound better, even if slightly so
>>71832661That's an interesting option. Unfortunately, in my region, the Custom One Pro plus DT770 pads costs about exactly as much as the Custom One Studio; and at that price, I could consider many other interesting options too. The reason I'm setting the price low is mostly because these will be carried around a lot, and I might get a different open-back pair for home listening later on.
>>71832572No thank you Abdul.
help me /hpg/, hoping to pickup a replacement to my 6yo DT880's (cable is fucked, dont want to open and try to fix without a replacement handy) and not sure if i should just buy another pair>canada>$400 maple syrup bux>open preferred>over ear>looking for similar to dt880 signature, flat-ish response for audio mixing/mastering [spoiler]and gayming[/spoiler]>running off O2 ampis there something better than dt880 that's similar?
>>71827353not a single (you) :(
>>71824539Just got them because they were only $150 and thought they may be a decent backup/parts if I ever needed it
>>71831312You're the one butthurt at politics here, I nor OP never even brought up politics, but suddenly a emblem from a long past war triggers you.
redpill me on the ath 700x, does it sound good even without an amp?
>>71833280I've owned the ATH-AD900X, and that one I've plugged into my laptop and desktop directly just fine. It does sound a bit better with an amp, though.
>>71833144>under 100$ budget>anc>bluetoothNobody here knows this, try /csg/ or sepparate thread.
Hey guys, bought new earpads, but now the left feels like it has more bass than the right. Same earpads for a closed-back HD598Cs. Any suggestions?
>>71833386Never mind, I suck cocks. The earpad wasn't snapped all the way in. Sound is balanced, now.
I know it's an entry-level model, but I am very happy with my new HD599. Thank you guys
m40x or hd598cs?
>>71833280AD700X is super easy to drive.
>>71833878598's sound slightly better and are a lot more comfortable. you should give the DT 770s a try
>>71833944>you should give the DT 770s a tryImpedance is too high for me, I don't plan in getting an amp any time soon
>>71832459I finally killed them
>>71825342>locationSouth American igger>budgetNot much>open/closed backclosed>on ear/over earon>sound signature (if unsure, what kind of music do you like best?)nothing too specific, I listen to everything>previous headphonespic relatedI've been using pic related for 6+ years? and I feel like actually getting soome headphones
>>71834795es10 modded by the es10 anon
Is Yggy a meme?
>>71826037dt 990 (600 ohms version for better highs) and of course a good enough amp to support the thing
>>71831405https://www.amazon.com/Monoprice-111567-Desktop-Headphone-Amplifier/dp/B00KVVX2QWthe best u can get for the price ngl, it can handle the power if you enable the gain switch, i bought it, it can handle my beyerdynamic 990dt 600ohm just fine.
My Magni 3 starting to buzzzzzzzz....FUCK!!!! What other amp can I get that is good? around $100 please
Is love live lad still around?
What’s on your head anon. Right now?
>>71835764Where’s your Yggdrasil?
>>71835710not sure, but I am
>>71835860are you the one they used to call idol trash?
>>71835797Only schitt I ever had interest in is valhalla 2 I have.
>>71834925I'm not even the anon you quoted, but>400 USD closed back fixed cable mid-foward junkWhat the flying fuck
speaker question but fuck it i got a cheap anker soundcore select and i could tell the audio was not right so i played this video as a test and when the right one is supposed to play it only makes the sound super super lowdoes it mean the right speaker is completely fucked or is it a wiring issue inside the thing, im using it on aux cable not BT also video related https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TWJaFD6R2s
>>71835764These are>>71835093I can't fathom paying 2400 ameribux for a DAC.Maybe I'm crazy, maybe I never used revealing enough headphones. Either way, I'd rather expend on a amp than on a DAC.
>>71836421garbage in, garbage out
>>71836930Care to elaborate?
>>71836385Could be wiring inside speaker, did you check yet?
>>71836950its a waterproof one i cant really get into it without tearing it apart
My journey is over. hd58x, kz zsn and e10k.
>>71836989Try swapping the speaker cables and play your test to see if the problem follows or stays in the right speaker. If it changes to the left spkr then the problem is elsewhere so continue swapping leads until you isolate the source as best you can.
>>71836421is that arctis 7? i also have one
>>71837018>e10kIt's a pretty meh amp, barely any better than a decent motherboard output. The 58X isn't so picky, but I believe you'll want to change it when you eventually upgrade.
>>71837037aahhhhh it seems to work fine on both sides when i use bluetooth from my phonemust be some audio setting with my pc still makes like a static sound during play and a few seconds after i pause a songthanks alot man
>>71837156It's a Elex.
>>71837163If I were to buy today I would go for smsl m3 or fiio k3.
>>71837248every fiio product I've ever owned has broken.2x fiio X1fiio X3 gen 2fiio x5 gen 3all died for no reasondon't ask me why i kept buying them because the only answer is that i'm retarded.
>USA>$300>prefer closed (live with my folks)>over ear (headphones)>unsure, neutral (I like house, metal, folk, 80's synth-pop)>SRH840, G930>wiredMy SRH840's died. Thanks ahead for any recommendations.
>>locationUS>>budget100~>>open/closed backClosed>>on ear/over earEither>>sound signature (if unsure, what kind of music do you like best?)Weeb shit. Main use of this headphone will be listening to calls made by my co-workers. (I do QA.) I will be using these at least 8 hours per day so comfort is my #1 concern and it can't leak noise and needs to block as much incoming noise as possible since these cunts tend to talk a lot in the room.>>previous headphonesI had the ATH-M50x a long time ago but sold them after I got a decent audio set.
Will I look like an autist if I wear my ATH M50s outside
>>71837282Go for smsl or something that fat youtube guy loves like this Syba-24-Bit-96KHz-Headphone-Amplifier
>>71837362literally no one cares
>>71837362no one cares unless they are fuckin chartreuse or safety cone orange
>>71827283I just got these and the treble's kinds strong. I didn't expect anything different from $30 cans. I'll mod them later. Or at the least replace the pads they come with. >>71837681No.
Best noise canceling headphones under $200?
>>71827283>not waiting 4 days for prime dayWhat a fucking impulsive child you are.
HEX V2 vs Ananda?
>>71837888You think prime day is going to have good deals?
>>71837888>>71838556what is prime day?
>>71832776Is the DT1990 much more expensive than that? Seems like a logical next step.
>>71838564Amazon is going to do a mass sale on random shit for prime members. If you never used their app and you know you're going to spend 100 dollars on amazon in the next 2-3 weeks you can get 30 dollars for free. Also gotta be a prime member. It starts next Monday. I'm fully expecting it to suck and be orientated for normalfags though
I NEED SOMETHING CLOSED FOR MY WEEB MUSIC FOR 100-150, GIVE ME SOMETHING AHHHHHHH
>>71838601Custom Studio or Custom One pro + DT770 pads.
>>71833944Which one of those two do you think are better? I had m40x many years ago and they were also so fucking uncomfortable after a few hours
Budget is about 70 bucksSource is motherboard audio or my phoneoverear headphonesI would rather closed but I would get open back if it's a better dealI don't know a lot about sound signature so anything that's not too extremeI have been using Mee audio m6 pro for about a year and before that it was just shitty supermarket iemsIt's a lot cheaper for me to get stuff from AliExpress so I was thinking of getting the takstar 82 pro Or the Phillips shp9500What are your recommendations?
>>71838632Anon did point out the original pads are also pleather, so it makes sense that the material is not the problem.
>>71838654>>71838719Anon who was testing the pads here.The L2 are already warm, it's what i like about them, the new pads failed to deliver, both stock and new are leatherette.
Hey anon, what’s listening to this eveningtime?
>>71838811Yes, i am. Why would anyone lie about that?
Sweet Jesus I cant wait to get the Matching amp for my preamp i am yet again suprised by my SR-007
>>71838776Playing actually, New Vegas on the AD900X.
>>71838573dt1990 is better but its like $750 vs $200 for 880's again. might grab some if I see them on sale tho. was wondering if anons knew which were comparable and not shit from akg/senn/etc
>>71838989200 watt per channel? Is that the most wattage you’ve ran Stax with, and how high on the energizer volume control you are listening.
best phones for watching Shoujo Ramune ?
why is my USB DAC / Amp producing lower volumes than the headphone jack on my notebook? guessing the power provided by the USB port isn't enough to boost up the DAC?
Is this a good deal for the Topping NX4?https://www.ebay.com/itm/143327033698
HD6** series feel like toys in 2019
>>71838632I don't know about audeze pads. >the only reason you think velour is bright is because of beyers, which are even brighter with leather padsNope, replacing velour with pleather or leather on the open audio technicas kills the treble and makes them a very warm mess. I also tried velour on a closed back to see how bad it is and they just became completely unusable, treble and only treble, the fr was just going up to something like +20db treble vs bass (compensated not raw).It means they have very different effects on different cans.
Just broke my mmcx T2 cable. Is there any good replacement like original one? Every cable I see is just a silicone piece of shit.
>>71839863maybe try MEE audio cables
is there a need for an amp if my mobo can drive my 250ohm headphones to acceptable levels?
>locationburgerland>budget$2000>open/closed backopen>on ear/over earover>sound signature (if unsure, what kind of music do you like best?)i listen mostly to stuff like 50 cent and mario ost, i want dat bass>previous headphonesbose, i was now looking at stax but i'm not sure if they have anc
>>71840164son, have I got the headphones for you.
>>71836385>>71837169ive opened it up and deduced that its a problem with the motherboard not working correctly on the right side.i can switch the speakers around and they both work fine on the left side, but on the right only small static noise.anyone got a clue what i can do
So anon, whatre you listening with this morning?
TELL ME ABOUT THE SHURES. WHY DO THEY WEAR THE PLASTIC? WHY DOES THEIR HEAD FOAM DISINTEGRATE IN 2 WEEKS OR LESS?And do they sound just as good as a neutral headphone like Senn 600, 700, 800+S?
>>71838619if you must go for closed back then I'd choose the 770's 250 ohms even though it's a tight race. the earpads are godlike and they're more accurate.
Any 'vintage' integrated amps that are worth picking up? (Minus stax equipment because im 2 poor for that as of yet)
>>71841473>neutral headphone like Senn 600, 700, 800+SAnon... there's nothing "neutral" about those. Even if we imagine one of them is somehow neutral, it automatically means the other ones are not, cause they're completely different.
what are we listening to today /hpg/?
can i ask about help with microphones here or is there a better thread to do so in
>>71840164just get the stax, EQ them to max bass boost and put industrial-grade silenced earmuffs over them
>>71825342just ordered some shit to repair these 1970s Beyer DT441s.
>>71840213First stax shilling, now this shit? >>71840164You want some nice planar. If you want sex in headphone form get the Sendyaudio black beauty series Aiva
>locationJapan/US territory >budget$500>open/closed backClosed>on ear/over earOver>sound signature (if unsure, what kind of music do you like best?)Trip Hop, New Wave>previous headphonesLucidSound LS 40, Audio-Technica ATH-PDG1 (gayming shit)Trying to get something that will make me really appreciate some good tunes.
I'm retarded, what should I know/get before investing in good headphones?
>>71842599I hope you're not memeing me
>>71842685You should know that buying anything other than Stax is a waste of money.
>>71842732>over your budget>opentotally not being memed
>>71842864ill be honest i didn't even look at their actual recommendation request
I need something relatively cheap which I can mod to sound 5-8x better.
>>71842884Nice, the dumb one with the frog is just a stupid bait posted by me anyway.
What are some good and modern headphones+dacs for the years 2019-2020?
>>71829024Very contrarian opinion you got there. How many reddit memes are in your "Beats Sux" folder?
HD650 are god tier
Are the Tin T2 worth 40€?
>>71837888I bought them so I have them on my birthday, which is on the 16th. I only wanted these, so I'm not even bothering with Prime Day.
>>71827296>>71827243>present bassthe worst kind
>>71839411Yeah I plan on replacing the amp with q less powerful cleaner amp that matches the preamp I'd like to have a stack like this
Hey, /g/.What's your recommendation for a decent pair of headphones that cost under 2 MWh?
What headphones are these?
Legendary headphones for this type of music? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkXbNk8KcOs
>>71845204>2 mwh>two megawatt hours
Is Beats still considered the best? I just bought pic related for 350$
>>71845313Of course. It's made by a doctor. Doctors are smart.
>>71845313Are you degenerate or something?
>>71845469>niggerbass winsSo you like those black dicks?
I present you my headphones, Sure they have the flattest sound you ever heard BUT for what they worth (peanuts) they are decent>Sony MDR-V150 DJ
Is $99 a good price for them?
>>71845489Especially when they slide deep inside your anus
I was wondering what are you listening with his noon o’clock, anon?
>>71845313yeah, after so many years beats by dr. dre (PhD) are still considered the gold standard for audiophiliacs and sound engineers across the globetheir trademark "real nigga bass" feature gently yet firmly covers up imperfections and unnecessary detail in the mids and sometimes even highs, making for a smooth, cinematic listening experience and their price-to-flex ratio is second to none
>>71842438>Elex isn't a good option, get the chink planar of the monthYou should at least recommend the Takstar hf580, as it's a third of the price.
Question is: Which country makes the best headphones?
>>71845590650 vs 6xx???
>>71845234they look like an older/discontinued bose model
>>71845590definitely, that's a steal
>>71825342>MEA >10$any good bluetooth headphones for mobile ?
>>71845135Where is the treble?
>>71846440Give it back Jamal, give back the treble
>>71845313Welcome to the masterrace
>71846255>71846440>71846604who this spamming faggot?
vegan microsuede is more comfortable and better sounding than leather any dayand fuck jannies
Can you recommend me the best amp for my HD650? bugdet is limitless, around 900$
>>71834095you should, some in the $60 to $90 range can really bring it to the next level
>71846878>Gets proven wrong about the pads>Gets banned>Gets madNice.
>>71847202im not banned anonand who proved me wrong? no one responded to me but you
>>71847103Why on earth are you expending more on an amp than on the headphones?
>>71847103>limitless, around 900$>limitless>around 900$That's not how it works.Also get Schiit.
>>71845283To convert to USD, multiply the number of kilowatts by 0.12.2000 KWh = $240 USD
>>71847331It's the mudheiser remorse sindrome. Instead of buying better headphones, mud fanatics keep wasting obscene amounts of money on amps deluding themselves that the minor improvements turn their $200 headphones into summit-fi.>you think hd600 are bad? nonono, they're just hard to drive. you need this $5000 special snakeoil edition tube amp to really reach their full potential.After selling their mom's house for special plutonium cables and magic crystals, snapboys finally realize the mudcannons still get oblitered by any $300 cans and decide to end their miserable lifes by drowning with mud.
>>71847103go buy a LCD X
>>71825688>order switch from ebay US, $30 global shipping fees>arrives two weeks later>order from Massdrop for $15 via DHL international>two days and it cleared customsholy shit
>Takstar Pro 82are these a good choice for 50€?
>>71847786Surprise, big companies have deals with couriers and they can ship at decent prices. If you or the poor ebay guy would go for the same dhl option as massdrop, it would probably be something like $100.
>>71847801if you want an over ear closed back yeah
So anon what’s listening to this afternoon? About to check out the new release from DCB which just arrived.
>>71825342>Canada>300 cuck dollarsLooking for a DAC that I can switch between a headphone amp and a preamp
I have a mixer with an output impedance of 100 ohmscan i connect any headphones to this? would it destroy some shitty earbuds i hooked up to it?
Trying to get into the audiophile meme, which are the best headphones under $500?Also any AMP/DAC recommendations?
>>71837300How did the SRH840 sound like? any better than M50X and Senns HD 600? How much did the Shure headphones last you?
What are the best headphones+DAC for pop music? how about techno music?
>>71826903>can you recc a song for me to compare with?Pick any death grips album
What's a good set of noise-canceling headphones for listening to music while working outside, mowin' the lawn ect.
Are used SRH940 for 90$ without cable a good deal? I'd like them at 70$ and I don't know what cable to get for them. Plus I heard their material is so shit your sweat can murder them in 1 week.
>>71849096Supposedly MDR X1000
>>71849119>wirelessehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh I don't know
>>71847568Actually I just asked a question and 650 are still good and your answer just shows how smelly smug you are. >>71847613Not into niggerbass
>>71848688Hight ouput impedance coupled with low impedance headphones just means most of the power will be wasted and probably the signature will be fucked up as impedance varies with frequency. So, worst case scenario is low volume and/or low quality sound, there's no reason to destroy anything.
What does it mean if a pair of headphones says 4-600 ohms?
>>71849096All noise cancelling headphones are wireless. They all require battery power so manufacturers just make it Bluetooth.
Why are my DT880s probably the most high quality thing i have ever bought? The amount of times i have unfortunately dropped them or tripped/tugged on the cord is really insane. Still working flawlessly and comfortable as fuck after 5 years, i think i bought them for 260~CAD or there abouts. I guess you really do get what you pay for huh.
>>71849968Choose your own adventure.
Which would sound better? AKG Y50BT headphones or $150 pair of IEMs?
>>71840164Whatever you do just don't fall for the stax scam.
>>71845516ugh those pads
>>71849171Wireless is trash yes but I think you can also use them wired.
Recently bought a Schiit stack. Magni and Modi 3.Still trying to decide on a pair of headphones. I was looking at the DT 990s or the DT 1990s. Any suggestions?I play shooters if that helps.
>>71825342I have only two viable options -beyerdynamic DT-990 Pro-beyerdynamic DT 770 PROwhat should I buy?
>>71845313Beats are very mediocre headphones, but still better than Stax.
>>71845313>>71851037Sorry wrong pic. I own Beats too. Only headphones I regret purchasing are Stax. They sound just horrible.
>>71848992I wouldn't be able to tell you how they compare to the M50X or Senns HD 600 as I've never used those before, but it had some very nice sound. I'm not an expert with headphones but I'd say they're very powerful but have a warm sound signature. They're pretty comfortable too but looking back I think it's just a smart idea to buy better pads for your headphones, even if the defaults are good. They lasted me over 5 years. They probably would have lasted me a lot longer but they weren't cared for very well. With that said, these things hold up. You can beat the shit out of them and they'll still work. My pair's right ear just finally gave out. I could probably go in an fix it but I think I'm just ready for a new pair. Hope my post helps you, anon.
What are you listening with tonight, anon?
>>71851063Not Stax since they sound like shit. Sorry for you bro.
>>71847103Just get an O2
>>71851063Still AD900X, still New Vegas.
>>71851171care to elaborate?
>>71825342Whats a nice DAC for console gaming? I just got some DT990 and I'm planning on buying a shit magni for an amp.
>>71851198>care to elaborate?
>>71851037>>71851054LMAO so you're the shitposter who stole my photo and did a shitty photoshop
>>71851326This is not an argument
>>71851334>>71851347>t. triggered stax incel
>>71851375also not an argument care to prove my point even further?
>>71851122>huh?Since you use a tube amplifier you wouldn't know good sound if it ran out of the long grass and savaged your ankle.
>>71851407nope if you read the "study" you cite you would know that infact that the study was Objectively measured and *subjectively* rated its rather foolish to make such claims as in the photo without reading the source material
>>71851282Atom amp and topping d30. Schiit has shit build quality.
>>71851198You got humbuckers on those tubes, boy?
>>71838625Takstar Pro 82 is decent for the price and has better build quality than the Philips. If you don't want to import the ATH M40x is a good option as well. Quality headphones are pretty limited at <$100 though and spending a bit more can get you better and longer lasting upgrades.
>>71851468And are those DSS dacs like mixamp etc. really woth it? or is it ok to just get a standard dac?
>>71851458>nope if you read the "study" you cite you would know that infact that the study was Objectively measured and *subjectively* rated its rather foolish to make such claims as in the photo without reading the source material
>>71845708Good ol U S of A
all closed backs should be covered in fabric to dampen sounds caused by fans or wind
>>71851683i just put a sock over it and i can no longer hear the breeze of my fan
>>71851705Ah I guess I get what your saying now. if they seal well you shouldn't hear much of that in the first place. But now you said it I need to see a picture of how you put a sock over your headphones.
are dt 770/880/990s "hi-fi"?
>>71851729DT880 are not bad - i would call them entry level to mid-fi if you are serious about getting in the headphone game
>>71851726this is the best i can doi have dt 770s with pleather pads and they isolate very well. it's just the wind blows against the plastic back and it sounds like im going down the highway in a convertible.
>>71851810lol I was hoping for a real picture but this is just as good. I guess with the 770's since they have a plastic housing and really no dampening in the shell I could see how it could be noisy.
>>71825342I got a Schiit Fulla to replace my Modi that died recently. It powers my DT770s well, and I don't notice a difference in sound quality. It also works well as a preamp for my speakers, the volume knob feels nice.I've been thinking about getting some nicer open back headphones. I was thinking about trying DT 990 premiums.
another thread, another victory for stax
>>71835250I had one of these before I got my schiit stack. It was pretty good, but mine would sometimes hiss when I turned the volume knob. The RCA ports on the back will also only fit cables with thin sheaths.
>>71851752What's the major difference between the 880 and 990?
>>71852359880 is more tonally balanced
>>71852192Maybe my Fullla was falty then, because i could clearly hear the static noise in the background, and that terrible scratch noise when turning the volume knob, that just disgusted me. Ended up selling it for the iFi micro BL. It's WAY more expensive, but i got it used and i really like it a lot.
>>71851063enjoying AKG k702 tbdesu
>>71852403I don't hear any static with mine, and it's silent while I'm turning the volume knob. I've had that issue on other amps, and it's very annoying.It has the same DAC chip as the Modi, and I can't hear a difference. It doesn't go quite as loud as my Magni, but it's more than loud enough for my DT 770s.The main reason I got the Fulla over just another DAC was so I could use it as a preamp. It's nice being able to switch from my speakers to headphones by just plugging them in.
How are you guys too retarded to replace a shitty pot?
>>71852435This is what mental illness looks like.
I'm going to get a better DAC and add a good low distortion solid state amp, but honestly I really like this Lyr 2.
>>71852617cool blog how do I unsubscribe?
>>71852511Never had the Modi. I wanted to keep a single device, not a dedicated amp AND a dedicated DAC. Add to that the additional features, it made the jump to the newer amp easier. The Fulla also sold pretty fast, i just think it's wise to upgrade when driving anything upwards of an HD599.
>>71852667interesting circumstances, may unironically consider subscribing to your blog
>>71852850Please do. Don't forget to leave your like and activate the notification bell!While you're at it, suck my balls.
how can i make sure that my headphones aren't going to make me bald
>>71853254be born with good hair genes
>>71853254Shave your head.
>>71853302are you meming or are stax actually good for hair
Remember kids, buy stax.
>>71853351Protip for hpg threads, add to your filter list the word "stax", you can thank me now.
>>71851476yes these are humbuckers on my tube amp