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    Default My first real headphones - Audio-Technica ATH-AD700

    I was looking to buy a pair of more expensive headphones, but decided to go in "slowly".

    AT ATH-AD700 open-back headhphones are now on sale for $99 on amazon.com . Will receive them in a couple of weeks and will post my first impressions!!
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    They're a lot of fun really good for classical and have a really nice soundstage.. however they are very light in the bass so be aware of that. because of their soundstaging they are pretty decent for gaming as well.
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    I am planning to use them mainly with my PCs. One has Asus Xonar DG, the other has some top of the line soundblaster sound card. Hopefully it will be enough to drive these headphones, from what I read.

    Headphones connector in my Onkyo 805 has had a cold solder joint since day 1 (and I bought it new). Maybe I'll find some time and resolder that connector properly now that I have something to use it with :)

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    These cans are easy to drive, but of course, a headphone amp does offer improved dynamics and detail.
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    Finally had an afternoon to listen to these headphones. They are big and light. Definitely very good imaging and not much bass due to open back design. The only thing that I'm getting used to is the 'self-adjusting' flaps feature, not a big fan, but it will do.

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    I just ordered a pair of these myself. I now have these and 2 pairs of Beyers (used from flea market) coming next week.

    I'll be using them with my pc, but run the htpc through my Denon, so I should be able to push everything well.

    Have you tried gaming with these Viperz? Have you noticed a particular music genre shining with these? Looking forward to playing the taste test game!
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    My first headphone is beats by dre pro,feel very good, good sound quality , appearance is also very beautiful, recommended to everyone! www.drdreheadphone.co.uk

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    You even resurrect dead threads to link dre headphones? Pretty fishy. You're on the wrong forum anyway, people around here know that Dre and Bose spend more on advertising than any other brand to hype up a product not worth the money they charge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jflail2 View Post
    I just ordered a pair of these myself. I now have these and 2 pairs of Beyers (used from flea market) coming next week.

    I'll be using them with my pc, but run the htpc through my Denon, so I should be able to push everything well.

    Have you tried gaming with these Viperz? Have you noticed a particular music genre shining with these? Looking forward to playing the taste test game!
    jfail, I played a bit in mine - a little FPS and some strategy games. For FPS, I'd probably prefer a closed-back headphones just for more dynamics in the sound.

    These headphones are very airy soundy, not much bass. Not sure if I can say that a specific music genre shines through them - I listen to rock, jazz, pop, depending on my mood. Rock doesn't sound that great, jazz and most pop music sound very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by poguy View Post
    My first headphone is beats by dre pro,feel very good, good sound quality , appearance is also very beautiful, recommended to everyone! www.drdreheadphone.co.uk
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    Quote Originally Posted by ViperZ View Post
    jfail, I played a bit in mine - a little FPS and some strategy games. For FPS, I'd probably prefer a closed-back headphones just for more dynamics in the sound.

    These headphones are very airy soundy, not much bass. Not sure if I can say that a specific music genre shines through them - I listen to rock, jazz, pop, depending on my mood. Rock doesn't sound that great, jazz and most pop music sound very good.
    Good intel, thanks man. I have been using my Beyer 990's for gaming/living rooms listening, so these have been relegated to "ipad headphones". Perfect for listening to music and reading a book on the ipad in bed at night. Agreed on the bass being light, but for the price, I can live with it.
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