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when you put the headphone on the stand it's like putting it on someone else's head when your not using them. there is caliper pressure being applied to the headband and ear pads. it's unnecessary wear that adds up. the ones that are shaped like heads are the worst because you have to pull the headphones outward which stretches them.

see here

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUg-g7Os-gM
Edited by bumblebee1980 - 1/13/13 at 10:14am
    
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post #12612 of 37823
Quote:
Originally Posted by bumblebee1980 View Post

when you put the headphone on the stand it's like putting it on someone else's head when your not using them. there is caliper pressure being applied to the headband and ear pads. it's unnecessary wear that adds up. the ones that are shaped like heads are the worst because you have to pull the headphones outward which stretches them.

see here

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUg-g7Os-gM

I would NOT like my D2K's being stretched like that the whole time.
More so I just find paying $150 for a headphone stand a bit too much.
Especially when a banana holder that costs around $10-20 does the same, if not better job.
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Why is it so expensive for a wooden stand?
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post #12614 of 37823
yeah and they don't look sturdy either. the Woo Audio stands are 6 lbs of aluminum, easy to assemble and you can adjust the height.



the headphones hang naturally and easy to slide off

    
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Why is it so expensive for a wooden stand?
Because with anything like that they are targeting people with crazy expensive headphones that wont even think about the cost of it.
 
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Because with anything like that they are targeting people with crazy expensive headphones that wont even think about the cost of it.

this and because your average customer would never buy a headphone stand, they would just leave it on their desks or in a bag.
I got a headphone stand (as shown in the video i linked) but I didn't want to spend anything more than £30 - I think I ended up paying £25 for mine. And it fits really well with the look and design of my D2K's with D5K cups.
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Yeah, anyway, I tried following directions. Doesn't work. I hate this program.
What is the issue you are experiencing? Which step are you stuck at?
I'm not stuck at a step, that's the problem. I did everything and it spits out this white piece of garbage that's NOT what I want.
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Why is it so expensive for a wooden stand?

People will claim because wood-working is a skill that takes a lot of time and ...skill. It's not something your average person will pick up and do and because time=money the wood headphone stands are more expensive. Wood does look nice though.

Amazon.com has an MP4Nation Omega clear symbol for 25. Downside is it says "brainwavz" on it and that's retarded.

http://www.amazon.com/Brainwavz-Peridot-Headphone-Stand-Suitable/dp/B00AE0IEHM/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1358111517&sr=8-3&keywords=headphone+stand+mp4nation


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Hey!

I just got bit by the audiophile bug and here are my current items:

Heaphones/Earbuds:

  • Sennheiser HD 650
  • Bose Quiet Comfort 3
  • Sennheiser CX 475

Soundcards/Source/DACs:

  • 2x Creative X-Fi Titanium HD
  • Creative X-Fi Titanium

Amps:
  • Schiit Magni Amp

Thanks!
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If anyone is interested, I've got a JDSLabs Altoids amp for $45
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I've got a set of Audio Technica ATH-Pro5v that I've been using for the past 5 years or so. Doubled up on the ear padding and modded a 3.5mm headphone jack into the headphones and reversed the wiring, I prefer the wire hanging on my right rather than my left.

I really need a sound card though. The onboard hissing is killing me.

If I can I'm going to dig out my old Soundblaster Live! card from...2000 or 2001? I know it works with windows 7 and the ONLY reason why I took it out was because I couldn't get the digital audio to work properly.

Crap...I can't remember where I stashed it.
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