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Sennheiser HD 600 VS Fostex T50rp Mk3
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Having owned both, they are very different and it's going to comedown to personal taste.
The HD 600 had nice and unoffensive highs. This is both good and bad. Good because it non-fatiguing. Bad because sometimes it's less exciting. The mids are great and the vocals are FANTASTIC! There is a small bid bass bump that gives it some good punch but it's fallowed with a complete lack of extension. That lack of sub bass make it sound odd to me. You get this mid bass punch then nothing.... I like my sub bass so this made it less satisfying for me.
The MKIII in stock form is a bit bright for me. Mids pretty good and though it doesn't have a lot of sub bass it a bit more pleasing to me than the HD 600s. Just switching the pads helps a lot by taming the highs a bit and adding comfort. With a little modding I really enjoy the T50RP. Highs are not so hot, the mid range and vocals get better and the bass is much more pleasing then the HD 600.
If I could only have one, I'd go with my modded T50RP, again it just personal taste. I do eventually plan on getting another HD600 because they have their own special sounds and those lovely mids. Besides I'd yet to hear them on a tube AMP and really want to try that at some point.