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I will need some good professional headphones for when I work at night. What do you guys suggest? I was looking at these. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826402013

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Simple, what you need is the Sennheiser HD 650. Best pair of cans I've ever had. But make sure you have a nice amp and have a nice library of high quality songs.. you'll start hearing all the artifacts in 128kb/s MP3's and 196kb/s audio. Once you get these headphones you'll never be able to go back.

If those aren't in your budget check out the Sennheiser HD 550. You can't go wrong with a German brand ;)

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Simple, what you need is the Sennheiser HD 650. Best pair of cans I've ever had. But make sure you have a nice amp and have a nice library of high quality songs.. you'll start hearing all the artifacts in 128kb/s MP3's and 196kb/s audio. Once you get these headphones you'll never be able to go back.

If those aren't in your budge check out the Sennheiser HD 550. You can't go wrong with a German brand ;)


How bout these? Do they measure up?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826106392

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Simple, what you need is the Sennheiser HD 650. Best pair of cans I've ever had. But make sure you have a nice amp and have a nice library of high quality songs.. you'll start hearing all the artifacts in 128kb/s MP3's and 196kb/s audio. Once you get these headphones you'll never be able to go back.

If those aren't in your budge check out the Sennheiser HD 550. You can't go wrong with a German brand ;)

How bout these? Do they measure up?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826106392

If you're listening to music with a lot of bass (Electronic, techno + Dance) you'll notice that those are a little lacking in that range. But at the same time for $100 excellent choice!

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Well these will be used for production purposes so I don't want them lacking :p
What do you think about the headphones the previous user posted?

You'll need to specify your budget and your current setup. Are you using a Desktop or a Laptop? What kind of sound card do you have? If your getting a nice pair of headphones your going to need to feed them with a good amplifier.

If you've got a laptop you can get the Echo Indigo IO, which plugs into the Card bus slot and provides a super clean analog signal. It is the best of the best for laptop audio amplification and costs about $125.

When you think of the term, "audio amplification" you may be thinking, "making the sound louder" but there is a lot more to the term. A proper amplifier will eliminate a lot of the static noise that comes out of my laptops audio output. In addition, this Indigo IO will also let me edit/listen to songs at 96khz/24 bit.

When it comes to Desktop amplification, you can look here

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Are you using a Desktop or a Laptop? What kind of sound card do you have? If your getting a nice pair of headphones your going to need to feed them with a good amplifier.


Desktop. I currently use an E-MU 0404 audio interface. Didnt know Id need an amp for headphones :p

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