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no. my local Hi-Fi store only has the AH-D600 on demo.

How did the 600's sound then biggrin.gif?
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I already commented on them. I like the AH-D600. I think it's better than the AH-D5000. I suspect the AH-D600 and AH-D7100 use Foster drivers. if it wasn't for the Fostex TH-600 I would buy the AH-D600. Froogle has quite a bit of stores selling them for $350-375.
    
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I already commented on them. I like the AH-D600. I think it's better than the AH-D5000. I suspect the AH-D600 and AH-D7100 use Foster drivers. if it wasn't for the Fostex TH-600 I would buy the AH-D600. Froogle has quite a bit of stores selling them for $350-375.

If I'm not mistaken, and I can try to confirm with denon - but the new range is built in-house, and is not licensed under any company, unlike the old range that was made with Fostex drivers.

I could be wrong - but for some reason that's what I remember
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you already did. the specs and driver are too similar.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products/1680#post_18729483

a ha!
Well, I'll ask next time I talk to Denon smile.gif!

I do remember posting here about how the new line wasn't supposed to replace the old line (that was denon who told me that, not me making it up lol)
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yup! lol

I can't wait to demo the headphones...but my source is only my Samsung Galaxy S III - thus not really a good one for headphones with that sort of calibre.

I thought all SIIIs had Wolfson DACs? If so, your SIII should be perfectly fine for any thing that it can properly drive.
 
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only the euro models have the Wolfson chip.
    
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I thought all SIIIs had Wolfson DACs? If so, your SIII should be perfectly fine for any thing that it can properly drive.

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only the euro models have the Wolfson chip.

Oh i have a few amps that will drive them perfectly fine - I just don't think putting a £1500 headphone through an S3 is a great way to see the headphone's capabilities.

In my opinion, I feel each thing goes hand in hand.
If you own expensive headphones, especially those that need an amp to shine through, then having the right source, with good quality music is needed to fully enjoy the songs.

I'm not an audiophile nor someone that will be greatly bothered by the things mentioned above - as I'm very much happy with my S3's chip, the amps I have, and more so the sound they produce smile.gif!
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well I am. most of my family are audiophiles or home theater enthusiast. none of us are into car, marine or portable audio. home audio only. I like a listening room.


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well I am. most of my family are audiophiles or home theater enthusiast. none of us are into car, marine or portable audio. home audio only. I like a listening room.


Those are some sexy speaker towers. I have some base model Klipsch floor speakers myself. Is that a Woo Audio USB vinyl disc player on the very top?
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