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[Amazon.ca] LIGHTNING DEAL! Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones - $79.99

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[Amazon.ca] LIGHTNING DEAL! Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones - $79.99

This deal is available through the Amazon mobile app only, for the next 9 hours and 30 minutes.
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What`s a good model number compare to beats solo 2 wireless in terms of quality of the sound and the price?
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gnafxu wrote: What`s a good model number compare to beats solo 2 wireless in terms of quality of the sound and the price?
Dunno... have you checked Head-Fi.org? I think most audio enthusiasts tend to avoid wireless headphones.
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SickBeast wrote: That's a scam! Be careful! Anything with $5.54 shipping is a scam on amazon.ca.
This company is most definitely not a scam. They make a pretty damn good studio headset. http://thestatusaudio.com/ This amazon store seems to be their official store as well though that I can not confirm. But just wanted to shed the light that this is a legit company.
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SickBeast wrote: That's a scam! Be careful! Anything with $5.54 shipping is a scam on amazon.ca.
....no, anything $5.54 shipping does not mean scam on amazon.ca

But this particular seller is probably a scam
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SickBeast wrote: That's a scam! Be careful! Anything with $5.54 shipping is a scam on amazon.ca.
What's the significance? Is that the shopping equivalent of 666 or something?
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Bishop8 wrote: What's the significance? Is that the shopping equivalent of 666 or something?
Yes. It is the number of the beast.
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Otters11 wrote: https://www.amazon.ca/Status-Audio-Clos ... atus+audio

This is a similar (and possibly better) set for those who miss out on the deal, or are looking for something other than Audio Technica
I can't comment on Status-Audio, as I've never heard of them before. I've own 4-5 different sets of Audio-Technica headphones, and I find their build quality to be excellent. Probably among the best I've used, along with Beyerdynamic.

I can't speak for the ATH-M30x, but if they're anything like the ATH-M30, then they should be a great set of a headphones. I used to put the M30's volume up to a reasonable level at work, and there was never any leakage. My co-workers never heard anything, and I we all sat in close proximity to one another. Considering they weren't noise cancelling headphones , they still did a decent job of blocking out surrounding noise while you listen to music. I also loved how the M30 weren't heavy on bass. Perfect for use at work.

The only issue I had with the M30 headphones was, they were uncomfortable to use for long periods of time. I noticed a few reviews/posts indicate the M30x are much more comfortable though.
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gnafxu wrote: What`s a good model number compare to beats solo 2 wireless in terms of quality of the sound and the price?
Sound quality? Beats?

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Batarang wrote: Sound quality? Beats?

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Ffs I have been waiting for these to go on sale, sign in add to cart and 100% claimed.
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aleks416 wrote: Ffs I have been waiting for these to go on sale, sign in add to cart and 100% claimed.
Maybe they'll add more, or maybe some people have them in their carts but haven't purchased them yet.
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aleks416 wrote: Ffs I have been waiting for these to go on sale, sign in add to cart and 100% claimed.
I think they added more units, because I'm seeing 73% claimed now.
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Sweet I was cheesed so I went to go work out and figured I would check if any response and they are available now so I got them. Thanks guys.
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Please tell me, so I can learn, thank you.
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gnafxu wrote: Please tell me, so I can learn, thank you.
Generally, audiophiles tend to avoid Beats. They are thought to be poor value - what you get sound quality wise isn't enough to justify the cost. Bose tends to be lumped in this category of poor value too. It just seems they are popular without being good, so people that take their headphones seriously often mock people who wear Beats. For most headphones, 'you get what you pay for', but Beats and Bose tend to be 'you get less than what you pay for'.

That said, there's a lot of personal preference that goes into picking the right headphones. Some people like flat sounds (AKG701's come to mind), while others like warmer sounding headphones (Sennheiser HD595 or HD598s would be warmer although not that warm). Both of these headphones (598s being the newer version of the 595s) are probably better sound quality than the Beats Solo 2 you mentioned, and at a lower cost (~200 to 250). A lot of people gravitate to 'heavy bass' as a starting point for quality, but heavy bass is easy to do - even cheap headphones can do it well. If you like bass, the Beyerdynamic DT770s are known to have very DEEP base (which isn't the same as 'heavy' bass) - if you get a chance to listen to these, you'll understand the difference right away.

The HD6XX massdrop sale the other week was a killer deal (assuming the 6XX is really the same as the HD650s).

But basically, if you're willing to pay $330 for a pair of headphones, there are a LOT of headphones in that price range that will be awesome. The ones I mentioned aren't wireless though, with the thought being that wireless headphones don't have as good sound as wired ones. You could also consider IEMs (in-ear monitors) which are often cheaper and can be surprisingly good. The Shure s120s, s130s etc are deep and heavy bass. And can usually be found cheap on boxing day/black friday.

The best thing to do is to go into a headphone shop and listen to some pairs. Bring your own music, and listen to the same song on different headphones. Tell the staff what sort of music you listen to, and what sound qualities you like. And research headphones - someone pointed out head-fi.org as a good resource, and I agree.

I'm by no means an expert, but I do spend money on headphones and I like music! Be warned though, this can be an expensive hobby!
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tinybabyrobot wrote: Generally, audiophiles tend to avoid Beats. They are thought to be poor value - what you get sound quality wise isn't enough to justify the cost. Bose tends to be lumped in this category of poor value too. It just seems they are popular without being good, so people that take their headphones seriously often mock people who wear Beats. For most headphones, 'you get what you pay for', but Beats and Bose tend to be 'you get less than what you pay for'.

That said, there's a lot of personal preference that goes into picking the right headphones. Some people like flat sounds (AKG701's come to mind), while others like warmer sounding headphones (Sennheiser HD595 or HD598s would be warmer although not that warm). Both of these headphones (598s being the newer version of the 595s) are probably better sound quality than the Beats Solo 2 you mentioned, and at a lower cost (~200 to 250). A lot of people gravitate to 'heavy bass' as a starting point for quality, but heavy bass is easy to do - even cheap headphones can do it well. If you like bass, the Beyerdynamic DT770s are known to have very DEEP base (which isn't the same as 'heavy' bass) - if you get a chance to listen to these, you'll understand the difference right away.

The HD6XX massdrop sale the other week was a killer deal (assuming the 6XX is really the same as the HD650s).

But basically, if you're willing to pay $330 for a pair of headphones, there are a LOT of headphones in that price range that will be awesome. The ones I mentioned aren't wireless though, with the thought being that wireless headphones don't have as good sound as wired ones. You could also consider IEMs (in-ear monitors) which are often cheaper and can be surprisingly good. The Shure s120s, s130s etc are deep and heavy bass. And can usually be found cheap on boxing day/black friday.

The best thing to do is to go into a headphone shop and listen to some pairs. Bring your own music, and listen to the same song on different headphones. Tell the staff what sort of music you listen to, and what sound qualities you like. And research headphones - someone pointed out head-fi.org as a good resource, and I agree.

I'm by no means an expert, but I do spend money on headphones and I like music! Be warned though, this can be an expensive hobby!
That was helpful, I will start from there, thanks a lot.
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tinybabyrobot wrote: Generally, audiophiles tend to avoid Beats. They are thought to be poor value - what you get sound quality wise isn't enough to justify the cost. Bose tends to be lumped in this category of poor value too. It just seems they are popular without being good, so people that take their headphones seriously often mock people who wear Beats. For most headphones, 'you get what you pay for', but Beats and Bose tend to be 'you get less than what you pay for'.

That said, there's a lot of personal preference that goes into picking the right headphones. Some people like flat sounds (AKG701's come to mind), while others like warmer sounding headphones (Sennheiser HD595 or HD598s would be warmer although not that warm). Both of these headphones (598s being the newer version of the 595s) are probably better sound quality than the Beats Solo 2 you mentioned, and at a lower cost (~200 to 250). A lot of people gravitate to 'heavy bass' as a starting point for quality, but heavy bass is easy to do - even cheap headphones can do it well. If you like bass, the Beyerdynamic DT770s are known to have very DEEP base (which isn't the same as 'heavy' bass) - if you get a chance to listen to these, you'll understand the difference right away.

The HD6XX massdrop sale the other week was a killer deal (assuming the 6XX is really the same as the HD650s).

But basically, if you're willing to pay $330 for a pair of headphones, there are a LOT of headphones in that price range that will be awesome. The ones I mentioned aren't wireless though, with the thought being that wireless headphones don't have as good sound as wired ones. You could also consider IEMs (in-ear monitors) which are often cheaper and can be surprisingly good. The Shure s120s, s130s etc are deep and heavy bass. And can usually be found cheap on boxing day/black friday.

The best thing to do is to go into a headphone shop and listen to some pairs. Bring your own music, and listen to the same song on different headphones. Tell the staff what sort of music you listen to, and what sound qualities you like. And research headphones - someone pointed out head-fi.org as a good resource, and I agree.

I'm by no means an expert, but I do spend money on headphones and I like music! Be warned though, this can be an expensive hobby!
ya but beats look really nice, that actually costs something too. Mind you personally I dont care that much about the look of my headphones.

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