Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

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CerebralFX
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Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by CerebralFX » Sat May 19, 2012 4:25 pm

Which is better for mastering? Cannot decide between them. Opinions please!

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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by esky » Sat May 19, 2012 5:03 pm

I recommend a search at gearslutz.com. You get more qualified information there, they have an extra mastering froum...

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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by CerebralFX » Sat May 19, 2012 5:07 pm

Thanks Esky, will try out Gearslutz.

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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by cmreal04 » Sat May 19, 2012 5:24 pm

Beyer's hands down.
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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by antarktika » Sun May 20, 2012 1:23 am

cmreal04 wrote:Beyer's hands down.
I concur! awesome headphones!

*edit* for some reason I skimmed over the "for mastering" and think the points about closed back headphones is something you should probably look into, since you seem to be looking at two closed back models, which offer better isolation, but not the most accurate sound possible.
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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by fishmonkey » Sun May 20, 2012 10:13 am

if you really want them for mastering duties then closed-back headphones probably shouldn't be at the top of your list.

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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by CerebralFX » Sun May 20, 2012 12:44 pm

Oh really? Would you have any recommendations for the 150e/$170 price range Fishmonkey? Thanks!

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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by nuxnamon » Sun May 20, 2012 4:16 pm

haven't tried the dt770.. but i do have the ath-m50 and while it's a great value, to me the bass is a bit exaggerated.. I agree about using open back cans if your gonna use them for mastering.. I like my senn HD-650 alot

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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by noland » Sun May 20, 2012 5:44 pm

Thumbs up for dt770
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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by CerebralFX » Sun May 20, 2012 6:04 pm

Does of you who like the DT-770's. Do you master with them? or just for listening?

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Re: Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro80ohm |VERSUS| Audio Technica ATH-M50

Post by Opz » Sun May 20, 2012 8:44 pm

CerebralFX wrote:Oh really? Would you have any recommendations for the 150e/$170 price range Fishmonkey? Thanks!
How about it's 'brother' the DT-990?
I wouldn't use closed back headphones except for avoiding headphone bleed towards mics (or when you don't want to disturb somebody else with your audio).

I would not use headphones for mastering though. No good for the stereo image at the mastering stage imo.
What is your idea of mastering and that you could use headphones for that purpose?
Maybe search for info on using some kind of hardware (something like SPL's 2Control) or software (like the 112 dB Redline Monitor) to get acces to crossfeed.
People like Tarekith on this forum might have some helpful things to say on this matter.

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