Audio Technica Atht 200 Closed Headphones

I've listened to both. The Sennheiser HD 598 has a more balanced and refined sound, not to mention a larger sound stage, than the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x (I generally agree with the opinions in http://www.head-fi.org/t/745528/sennheiser-hd-598-or-ath-m50x). The Sennheiser is also quite a bit more comfortable and arguably more solidly built.

Don't get me wrong—the M50x is a still a great buy for what it is (and it's somewhat an apples-to-oranges co...
... Your point is well made ! Votes for the HD 598 and the Audio - Technica ATH -M 50X s are wasted votes, as , there are all too common place here ! That's why I suggested, the V-Moda M-100s . They sound very good. They're easy to drive well, even directly from a Phone . They are well constructed . And They Travel ,very well to boot ! ( My 2nd Choice was the Philips X2 - 3rd the Philips X1 - both Semi - Open Ear) .... the AKG 712 ...