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I'm not sure. I remember reading a user review stating that the voice-coil in his K702 was aluminum (but, it was a single user review so take it with a measure of caution) - I don't have enough experience with the K702 to give an honest comparison to the K701 or the Q701.
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Bought my first can yesterday, literally my first cans. biggrin.gif Superlux 681's. Didn't except that these cheap-o's to be so great! biggrin.gif
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Bought my first can yesterday, literally my first cans. biggrin.gif Superlux 681's. Didn't except that these cheap-o's to be so great! biggrin.gif

I recommend this mod, it gets rid of the brutal sibilance.
    
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I recommend this mod, it gets rid of the brutal sibilance.

I didn't hear any static when I was borrowing my friends 681's for a couple days.

If you're getting static/hissing sound something is interfering with your source or your wire isn't properly grounded to the headphone jack.
     
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I didn't hear any static when I was borrowing my friends 681's for a couple days.
If you're getting static/hissing sound something is interfering with your source or your wire isn't properly grounded to the headphone jack.
Static? There is nothing wrong with my source or my cables it's the HD681 are really prone to sibilance and have way too much emphasis in the upper frequencies which is cured with the mod. Plenty of others agree and have done the mod with good success. There is also a version of the filter to tame the borderline cartoon levels of bass but there are some caveats iirc. The sibilance is fine if you listen to male vocals but for female vocals especially Katie Melua there is just too much at decent volume levels.
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Thanks, +rep. Gonna try them when I have time. The university is hogging my time. Lol.

Actually, there is noticeable sibilance, especially in female vocals. Right now, I just EQ'd, but hopefully I'll make time to mod them. smile.gif I don't think I heard static, just sibilance. I tried different genres, and the most sibilance I heard was in Top of The World by The Cataracts. Other than that, I have no complaints. biggrin.gif
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Static? There is nothing wrong with my source or my cables it's the HD681 are really prone to sibilance and have way too much emphasis in the upper frequencies which is cured with the mod. Plenty of others agree and have done the mod with good success. There is also a version of the filter to tame the borderline cartoon levels of bass but there are some caveats iirc. The sibilance is fine if you listen to male vocals but for female vocals especially Katie Melua there is just too much at decent volume levels.

I got mixed up in my last post.

I didn't hear any hissing S's when listening to vocals.
     
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I got mixed up in my last post.
I didn't hear any hissing S's when listening to vocals.

Lucky you! It's pretty bad but Solderdudes filter works great at fixing it and making the headphones sound better balanced. They're a really fun listen but I do find the bass a little bit stronger than I would like.
    
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Can I join the club?

I have some Sennheiser HD205's and just got some Astro A40's with Mixamp Pro
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Ha! Just bought DT 990 Premium's,happy as hell. All i need now is some good amp to put it between Titanium HD and DT 990.
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