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Old Jun 30, 2014, 05:54 PM   #176
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objectively worse? they still produce quality sound, are you truly going to see the difference from Beats and Bose headsets? to the point where it bothers you?


Thats like telling the difference from the resolutions from iPad 4 and the iPad Air.
Bose aren't exactly what I would describe as quality cans either to be perfectly honest.

In terms of would it bother me? Honestly yes. If I was just listening to music casually whilst programming or whatever, I'd probably survive but when performing / recording etc, yeah, it'd definitely bother me.

Your comparison isn't particularly valid to be honest - have a look at the graph below and tell me that there isn't a huge difference:


In all honesty if you're happy with your Beats that's fine, but don't try to imply that they're high end headphones or that you can't hear the difference between them and cans with a more natural frequency response.

Equally, if you like the sound of beats that's fine too, but in terms of accuracy they're downright poor compared to other much cheaper headphones. The Beyerdynamic DT770s aren't far off the DT880s in terms of raw frequency response and cost around $125 on Amazon for example.
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Old Aug 25, 2014, 02:50 PM   #177
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Bose aren't exactly what I would describe as quality cans either to be perfectly honest.

In terms of would it bother me? Honestly yes. If I was just listening to music casually whilst programming or whatever, I'd probably survive but when performing / recording etc, yeah, it'd definitely bother me.

Your comparison isn't particularly valid to be honest - have a look at the graph below and tell me that there isn't a huge difference:


In all honesty if you're happy with your Beats that's fine, but don't try to imply that they're high end headphones or that you can't hear the difference between them and cans with a more natural frequency response.

Equally, if you like the sound of beats that's fine too, but in terms of accuracy they're downright poor compared to other much cheaper headphones. The Beyerdynamic DT770s aren't far off the DT880s in terms of raw frequency response and cost around $125 on Amazon for example.



The beat Pros are high end headphones. What the hell is "mosnter beats by dr.dre headphones"


It doesnt state which model and i acknowledged here and before that the studios were never up to par (the originals, havent checked out the 2.0) You do know this whole time i wasnt talking about the "studios" their flagship product.

I havent used the DT770s so i wouldnt know the difference.I just tested with the M50's the ones that were supposed to be the "beats killer"


it does not step up o the pros. the sound was distinctively better. the M50s were supposed to concentrate on vocals, but you can just do the same by lowering the bass on the EQ when using the Beat Pros.


As for the M50s you cant. Beats are over priced, same with all brand name things, but to say at least the Beat Pros are inferior is incorrect.

But the graph, come on. it doesnt even show the model number apposed to the DT880. Whoever made that did that on purpose.


Have you ever used the Beat Pros? on CDQ or better quality tracks? it sounds nice and theres no denying that.

Of course there probably is headphones that are cheaper that may produce better quality, but the difference is going to be miniscule.
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The beat Pros are high end headphones-
I'ma let you finish but-
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-who told you that?
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Old Aug 27, 2014, 02:04 PM   #179
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I'ma let you finish but-
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Have you tried Beat Pros? Have you compared it to Bose and M50 headphones?

I have. Same song, CDQ.

so unless you have all these audiophile headphones laying around and actually tested them then.




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Old Aug 27, 2014, 08:19 PM   #180
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I personally think all of the various incarnations of Beats headphones sound really bad when compared to actual pro-quality headphones. I use these and they really put the beats to shame: http://www.headphone.com/products/sennheiser-hd-650
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if you don't have enough budget to buy a Beats, forget buying the fake ones, buy some cheap and good headphones. AT-M50s, Alessandro MS1, Panasonic HTF600.

If you have enough budget to buy a Beats, still forget it. Get a Beyer (DT770 for bass, DT990 for clarity & some bass) or AKG instead. if you still have some extra, get a DAC/amp combo.
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i'm hoping to bump this thread to see more arguments. It's intriguing for some odd reason.

I haven't read every page, but the 3 or 4 i did read, have yet to see the most obvious things that invalidate every argument i've read ITT.
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I personally think all of the various incarnations of Beats headphones sound really bad when compared to actual pro-quality headphones. I use these and they really put the beats to shame: http://www.headphone.com/products/sennheiser-hd-650
If you use 650s on the train, everyone hates you. They're open headphones, with huge drivers, and seriously noisy from the outside. Home use only please! And yes, I have a pair.
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Old Feb 10, 2015, 03:47 AM   #184
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Beats are some of the worst headphones I've ever heard, above 50 dollars. I walked by the studio model and took a listen...

Myyyyyyyyyyy goodness. At three hundred dollars, I was astonished. I knew the others are terrible, but this was a new low. I've only seen beats sitting at the desk of ONE producer and when I asked him why he chose them, he responded that his mom got em for him.

Even from a laid back listening perspective they are junk. I've chosen not to waste any time researching why they made them suck so bad, but I'm assuming it's because this generation of kids values bass over much else.

It's pretty sad when I can put my ears INSIDE of headphones, but feel like I'm OUTSIDE of a club.

I ended up buying the 2 cups on a string my daughter made me, for 500 dollars.
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Guys please help. I am planning to buy a second hand Monster Beats by Dre Studio. Can you guys tell if this one's original or fake?
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Old Apr 25, 2015, 02:11 PM   #186
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Guys please help. I am planning to buy a second hand Monster Beats by Dre Studio. Can you guys tell if this one's original or fake?
If it feels like cheap plastic and creates Bass that sounds like someone beating a Salami on an overstuffed couch, they're real!
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