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post #11 of 18
Boom thread revival!

I have ordered one of these along with the Beyerdynamic velour pads just to see what the fuss was about. It's been over a year since I've purchased a full-sized headphone. The last headphone I actually purchased was the Creative Aurvana Live! which is what I'll be pitting the HTF600 against as my office headphone. Amazon doesn't currently have any stock of the HTF600 or the BD pads so I'm going to need to wait for both to come in. In any case, I'm always excited to hear something new!
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Wasted your money.
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post #13 of 18
No one can kill a thread quite like you, Simca.
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Well, it is my thread.
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post #15 of 18
You are correct. Forgot about that............ biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Simca View Post

Wasted your money.

Well if that's the truth then I can still cancel. None of it has shipped yet because both items are out of stock until further notice.

If the HTF600 is not a worthy headphone...then what is under $100? Keep in mind I paid $60 for my CAL! and it has served me well, aside from the earcups that aren't tall enough to hold my elf-like ears.

EDIT: Bah, cancelled.

I'll be damned if I have to shell out some $150 for Shure SRH840s.
Edited by RallyMaster - 11/25/12 at 7:26pm
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840s are also not worth their price. The HTF-600s have been far too hyped..to the point of outright lies. The headphones are not anything special. They're worth 30 dollars, not 40. At 40 you can find better.

You know the deal, state what you're looking for, uses, do you have an amp etc.
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post #18 of 18
It's for office use so I could technically get a DAC + amp but definitely prefer not to.

The use: 95% music and 5% listening to conference recordings.

The source: Laptop docking station because that's what I use when I'm in the office.

The objective: Spend as little over 60 dollars and as much under $150 as possible to get sound that's better than the CAL! and has bigger earcups to accommodate my elf ears while being portable and discreet enough to not be a target for thievery in the workplace.

$150 upper limit is because I don't want to exceed the PRO 550's retail value. That would make me sad.
$60 lower limit is because the CAL! was $60 when I bought it.

I want to beat the CAL! when it comes to value and not overtake the PRO550 in terms of audio fidelity.

Go! tongue.gif
Edited by RallyMaster - 11/25/12 at 8:46pm
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