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post #61 of 109
This is a great purchase and investment if you have the money for it, in my opinion. Congratulations to the prospective owners!
Edited by Randomdude - 11/3/15 at 2:54pm
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post #62 of 109
It is obvious that everyone needs to buy these if you care about the best audio! headphone.gif

Seriously though, these were made just to say they can be made. It is not practical nor affordable. I just hope they at least sound good!
post #63 of 109
Ouch, I do like having nice headphones, but that price tag is crazy.

I think I still stick to my several year old Sennheiser headphones I have for travel. Have to say, they do make some solid headphones considering this travel one has endure a few good flight trips and cross country trips.
     
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post #65 of 109
so.... does the DAC include a fully functioning computer with a couple TB of flash memory to store the massive FLAC's you'd have to have to even hear the difference?

would be kinda cool though. just load all your music onto this thing, bluetooth connect to it and let it play. i'm hoping somewhere in that $55k is more than just a really fancy DAC and some speakers..
post #66 of 109
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How can you have better sound quality then what is being recorded? If they dont use better or similar class recording and playback devices in the studio then how will you hear the better quality? Even HD800 are bottle necked by the source. The example with video would be getting a PS4 and plugging it on different TVs. You will not get better graphics no matter how good the TV is.

 

Big label recording equipment costs millions.

 

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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

How is $1500 a lot if its going to last very long time.

Let's not kid ourselves here. $1500 is absolutely a lot for a pair of headphones regardless of how long they last. Not say they aren't worth the money for some people but 99% of people would never spend that kind of money on headphones.

 

£200 is where I draw the line, 20 quid up 20 quid down.

 

...that's once my HD555s die, of course. Had them for ages. Must be closing in to 8 years now.

   
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post #67 of 109
I hope these are made of gold plated titanium for that sort of price.
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Thousands I can understand, but not $55,000.

Its the same as: LOOK AT MY DIAMOND STUDDED CABLES! They perform the same as the $5 variety but nevermind that.
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A group with too much money to burn and no ability to discern where the cutoff point for price/quality is

In other words, the same people that buy Deats and Blowse
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Beats by Dre basically.

Horrible analogies to be honest.

This is a highly engineered luxury product like a very high sports car, pure and simple. it ain't targeting you.
How much advertising do higher end performance cars have? NONE. It is a highly engineered high end luxury product.
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post

Seriously though, these were made just to say they can be made. It is not practical nor affordable. I just hope they at least sound good!

Reading the comments, you seem to be one of the few who get it.

"We made the best of the best, many claim that they are even too good. We are Sennheiser, thanks for playing."
- Sennheiser
post #70 of 109
Gotta wonder how much better(SQ) these are than the HiFiMAN HE-1000's, know what I mean?

These are definitely a statement product w/ the case opening and the tubes coming up out of the amp and all.

If I had the disposable income I would most likely buy it!
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