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Are you a Headphones of Speakers Person?

Speaker or Headphones?  

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  1. 1. Speaker or Headphones

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Which kind of person are you? A headphones or speaker kind of guy. I'd rather spend my money on headphones because I'm not about other people listening to my music or being annoyed by it.

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My music taste is a little too weird, so I much prefer to use headphones instead. I can turn it up much higher too.


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<there is a poll feature, ya know>

 

entirely situational on where I am and what I am listening to


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1 minute ago, iloveckm said:

I'd rather spend my money on headphones because I'm not about other people listening to my music or being annoyed by it.

Same. I honestly cannot relate with blasting your jam on speakers at full volume for everybody to hear one bit.

You can make a poll though on your post, so you get a clearer idea of how many people prefer one versus the other.


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2 minutes ago, Mad153 said:

<there is a poll feature, ya know>

sorry this is my first post on the fourms :/

 

edit: i added it

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1 minute ago, iloveckm said:

sorry this is my first post on the fourms

nw! 


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a little bit of both if Im watching a movie or a show on my pc definitely speakers but for games and most of my music headphones


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Speakers. Speakers are simply WAY more comfortable, it's not even a contest. Sure, I'll wear headphones if I'd otherwise disturb my hubby or if my hubby would be disturbing me, but I'll use speakers if I can.


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i wear glasses so headphones can hurt after long period of usage

i only use headphones when gaming

i consume media on speaker, unless i'm outside

 

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I'll drink to speakers.

 

Way more comfortable, soundstage is 1000x better.

 

One huge advantage to headphones is the cost is much lower.

 

One huge advantage to speakers is the fact that we have proper surround. I master in 5.1/7.1 sometimes, and having binaural headphone surround just does not cut it.

 

Another advantage is you don't look like this:

 

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Always makes me giggle. And I own a pair of the things.


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1 hour ago, Derkoli said:

I'll drink to speakers.

 

Way more comfortable, soundstage is 1000x better.

 

One huge advantage to headphones is the cost is much lower.

 

One huge advantage to speakers is the fact that we have proper surround. I master in 5.1/7.1 sometimes, and having binaural headphone surround just does not cut it.

 

Another advantage is you don't look like this:

 

image.png.cf4c6d67780f4ed00fa9a1f2fdd6b5c5.png

 

Always makes me giggle. And I own a pair of the things.

lol high end headphones always make me giggle  with the ones that look ridiculous like the heddphones like I buying this for over 2 grand might as well make it look good while it's on my head. but they are sound engineers not fashion designers. 


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2 minutes ago, rice guru said:

lol high end headphones always make me giggle  with the ones that look ridiculous like the heddphones like I buying this for over 2 grand might as well make it look good while it's on my head. but they are sound engineers not fashion designers. 

Function over form I guess.


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Why 44.1kHz is all you need: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyquist–Shannon_sampling_theorem

 

How loud should you listen?: http://dangerousdecibels.org/education/information-center/decibel-exposure-time-guidelines/

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Just now, Derkoli said:

Function over form I guess.

true enough. we have brands like spirit sound which Im not completely convinced their headphones are worth their prices trying to make their headphones look good. and focals have always looked nice to me especially the utopia


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Speaker Setup: Topping PA3--->Micca RB42

My portable setup: fiio Q1 mk2, fiio ubtr, fiio btr1k,fiio btr5---> whatever bud or IEM Im feeling that day

 AKG y50bt,Sennheiser HD 4.40

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9 minutes ago, rice guru said:

true enough. we have brands like spirit sound which Im not completely convinced their headphones are worth their prices trying to make their headphones look good. and focals have always looked nice to me especially the utopia

I think McIntosh is kinda like Focal. Design an amazing sounding product, throw it in an amazing looking enclosure and call it a day.

 

Personally, I think most speakers look gorgeous.

 

You have the typical, circles on wood box:

 

Focal Aria 906 Bookshelf Speakers - Prime Walnut Veneer: Amazon.co ...

 

Then you have the things like my Adam Audio's:

 

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If you have any questions about ultra high end audio (Or any speakers or audio gear!), don't be afraid to shoot me a message, or mention me.

 

Spent over 700k on audio gear, still trying to increase sound quality.

 

Why 44.1kHz is all you need: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyquist–Shannon_sampling_theorem

 

How loud should you listen?: http://dangerousdecibels.org/education/information-center/decibel-exposure-time-guidelines/

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6 hours ago, Den-Fi said:

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Speakers.

ooohhhhhh

which speaker headphone u prefer? what kind of music?

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I actually like headphone as it gives more privacy and can cancelled out noise to a certain degree (and don't get me started on the sound quality because of the noise cancellation feature), but my ear will get sweaty after 20 minutes usage and will get quite uncomfortable. Too bad. So I have to go for speakers.

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