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Originally Posted by friend'scatdied View Post
They are bad. I have medium-large ears and with the stock "bowls" that the HF-2 come with I can't stand them for more than a half hour. My roommate has small ears and can wear his SR-60s (or SR-80s, can't remember) with the "comfies" for hours.

I had the HD 650s two years ago and they were amazingly comfortable. They would disappear on my ears. Very non-fatiguing sound signature as well. The HD 650s would be a night-and-day difference with any Grado when it comes down to comfort.
I appreciate the answer. +rep when I get home. Any experience with the beyers? I'm leaning towards them or the senns

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post #10412 of 37823
just a couple minutes ago i had to resolder one of the strips in my headphones this is the second time now i will probably need to recable the akg k701, what cables should i be looking to buy? and where?
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I appreciate the answer. +rep when I get home. Any experience with the beyers? I'm leaning towards them or the senns

Sent from the Scarlet Devil Mansion.
Beyers are about as comfortable, but the sound signature is completely different (the DT-990s have an obvious V emphasis on bass and treble). I prefer the HD 650s. Make sure you get the newer HD 650s with the silver (IIRC) mesh.
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hahaha, srsly?!. Not to be a hater, but... you just got kicked out of this club for life . Skullcandy isn't even a headphone brand, just a headware brand. It's about the looks, not about the quality.

I tested this myself with a dozen or so of this ugly looking pos, and they are right, they sound absolutely horrid, even with some 1000€ amp connected in between. The only one that sounded decent (I said decent), was some kind of their IEM but I don't remember the name.

For everyone his liking ofcourse if you enjoy them then I don't have any right to say all this. Not wanting to sound offending, but I really want to give the following advice: either these are your first headphones, then you should really go listen to some others, you'll really like it. But ofcouse they don't look so punkrockrapshizzle... OR you just pay more attention to looks, which is fine by me as well.
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I wanna be added! My HD595's are here!
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Sennheiser HD 25-1 II here .
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So many memories with these headphones being listed. What was your progression?

Mine:

Koss KSC-75 -> Altec Lansing iM716 -> Audio Technica ATH-ES7 -> Sennheiser HD 25-1 II -> Etymotic ER-4P -> Sennheiser IE 8 -> Apple Dual Driver IEM -> Sennheiser HD 650 -> Grado HF-2 -> JH Audio JH13 Pro -> JH Audio JH16 Pro (retired, preferred JH13s ultimately and kept those)

Sources/Amps:

Cowon X5L -> Go-Vibe v5 -> Meizu M6 MiniPlayer SP -> C&C Box v2 (yuck) -> iPod Video 5.5G -> BUNCH of phones (Nokias, original XPERIA, etc.) -> Travagan's Green -> Peachtree Audio Nova

You can see they got a lot more serious after the ADDIEM (lol), around the time I entered sophomore year. Not really sure what happened..
Edited by friend'scatdied - 10/18/11 at 8:24am
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Mine goes like:

jWIN JH-V800 -> Sennheiser HD595's

Long time in between my jWIN's connector breaking and me buying the Sennheiser's though.
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Just ordered a pair of Senn HD558. I was going to get HD598 as they were on sale, but OOS and the 558 were $50 less. Besides... like I really needed another pair of headphones.

I'm actually down several pairs now, but here's what I do have:
Senn HD580 (HD600 screens and SA Bold cable)
Grado SR325 (semi-vintage with SA woodies... yet to install SA Cardas series cable and leather headband I have here)
Senn HD555 (SA Cardas cable)
AKG K271 (SA value cable)
Klipsch image (can't remember right now) canalphones for portable use
and soon Senn HD558. Then I'll need to find a suitable plug for an upgrade cable!

and a few other odds and ends.
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