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I hate this aspect of audio. Pisses me off to the ends of the world.
On the one hand, graphs and having audio measurements are the only thing you can count on.
On the other hand, they're tricky finicky things that have to be measured very carefully and can't be off by a millimeter and a fly can't be buzzing about the room or it affects the acoustics making measurements impossible.
Yeah, whatever.
If changing a cable makes someone think it sounds better, more power to them. Let them spend money on it.
Talking about how it's impossible to A/B them only serves to show how silly the argument is.

And this is precisely the reason I stopped frequenting Head-Fi.
 
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Well unfortunately for me, I never used to believe in cable nor amps. In fact I actually found it funny, when people were spending so much money on them. Little did I know that after owning them, I became one.

Again, purchasing remorse/protection doesn't apply with me.

Taking my just audio uha120, and my ep interconnect...I can't even describe how much better my d2ks sound, and this is not even about amplification. Just does something good to the sound, that I can't properly describe (however will have to in my review)

What I'm saying is: I hear a difference, and can tell the difference. However several years ago found what I just said hysterical.
post #12443 of 38138
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post

the DT880 has more detail tbh wink.gif
The AKG Q701 has a much bigger soundstage but tbh, sounds like the extreme left and right are stretched out.

How you dealing with that rather annoying headpad?

The headband just reminds me of the Shure 940s I used to have. Ugh. But the sound stage and accuracy really makes CS a different game. smile.gif But they should have kept the 240 headband... ugh (lol)

It does sound like that...nothing is too centred. Great for gaming...
Edited by Domino - 12/23/12 at 4:16am
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Hi all Ive had my rig for 3 months. Been a audiophile for god knows how long , had my HD650's for a few years (been replaced once and fixed at least 4 times) . I had a Neco Soundlab V2.1 headphone amp but i bought a Asus Xonar STX and wow. Dont need the headphone amp anymore after adjusting the EQ on it. I never need another pair of headphones and i also use stock cable. Ive tried all sorts but all it comes down to is the source component.

Can you add me to the list. I own Sennheiser HD650's

Thanks
post #12445 of 38138
Well, got my HD202's. I honestly can't remember if my HD535's had so much bass. Like overpowering bass. frown.gif


I did a 6 hour break-in and it's really hard to differentiate the highs from the lows.


Maybe it's the equipment I'm using to drive it. Iunno.
    
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The HD535 are open, the 202 are closed. There's also quite a gap between them, 202s are at the lower end of Senns' line-up whereas the 535 are in the lower/mid range.
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Well, got my HD202's. I honestly can't remember if my HD535's had so much bass. Like overpowering bass. frown.gif
I did a 6 hour break-in and it's really hard to differentiate the highs from the lows.
Maybe it's the equipment I'm using to drive it. Iunno.

If you are able to return them, I found the hd201's quite neutral and actually very soft sounding:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sennheiser-HD201-Closed-Back-Headphones/dp/B0007XJSQC/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1356632912&sr=1-1

I enjoyed listening to them - it is said to have less bass than the hd202's
Edited by Totally Dubbed - 12/27/12 at 10:32am
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HE-6 on sale on Headfi for 825. Lowest I've seen it.
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Count me in!

Headphone: Ultrasone HFI-580
IEM: JVC FXT90 Limited Edition
Amp: PA2V2
Soundcard: Creative X-Fi Titanium
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Well, got my HD202's. I honestly can't remember if my HD535's had so much bass. Like overpowering bass. frown.gif
I did a 6 hour break-in and it's really hard to differentiate the highs from the lows.
Maybe it's the equipment I'm using to drive it. Iunno.

I used to have some HD 202s and had them from 2007 to 2012. They sounded great while I had them but once I got my Samson SR850s, there was absolutely no comparison. The HD202s have bass, true, but it's very muddled, I felt. There was no definition and it had some pretty weak highs. So far, I've been beyond happy with my SR850s. They have ALOT of bass, but the highs and mids are much more balanced and can be rectified further with a little EQ tuning.
     
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