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someone wants to trade a pair of RS2i for my 325i and a little cash. I think i'm going to do it.
    
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Pro tip from a Grado owner. go for the 225i or RS1i tongue.gif
    
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325 is probably better (than the RS2i)
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225i and RS1i are the best value in the entire line. I bought the 325i because the 225i were not in stock and I got a deal on them.
    
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Finally EQ'd my HE-500s flat. They sound great, but they're a lot more fatiguing now. Perhaps downing the preamp might help..if not I'll have to lower the higher frequencies.
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If you don't mind stopping by this thread, I would be extremely thankful.
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Finally EQ'd my HE-500s flat. They sound great, but they're a lot more fatiguing now. Perhaps downing the preamp might help..if not I'll have to lower the higher frequencies.

I'm curious. Do you have a screenshot of the settings? Flat to what standard or procedure?

I wouldn't say there's a single right answer here, so just wondering what you came up with.
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Finally EQ'd my HE-500s flat. They sound great, but they're a lot more fatiguing now. Perhaps downing the preamp might help..if not I'll have to lower the higher frequencies.

I'm curious. Do you have a screenshot of the settings? Flat to what standard or procedure?

I wouldn't say there's a single right answer here, so just wondering what you came up with.

Obviously I don't have an excellent means of getting a perfect flat, but with the limitations of the software I have available atm and with MediaMonkey being my player of choice...

This is what should be ...about...a flat EQ for the HE-500s.



This is my EQ by ear (what sounds best to me).


Here's the EQ based on what the EQ should be looking at the graph:


If I had a better EQ I could do better and if I spent more time than a minute on this I could probably have done better, but it works for me.

What do you think? I think alternatively the red line COULD also be a bit lower which would allow some of me EQ to be less drastic, but overall I think it's about right.

Also taking into account the fact that planars have lower high end frequency responses than dynamic drivers, I think the red line is pretty accurate.
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Great headphones,thats what smile.gif I love mine.

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