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Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

I already PM'ed an admin and got no reply about the club - so didn't bother asking any further.

Ill be handling this. Sent PM to OP and will give some reasonable amout of time to respond. At that time will take next steps if even needed.

Sometimes as we sll know things happen in life and the OP can be busy and just hasn't gotten back to OCN. We want to be patient and understanding.

Will keep you all posted. In the meantime......carry on. smile.gif
     
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Ill be handling this. Sent PM to OP and will give some reasonable amout of time to respond. At that time will take next steps if even needed.

Sometimes as we sll know things happen in life and the OP can be busy and just hasn't gotten back to OCN. We want to be patient and understanding.

Will keep you all posted. In the meantime......carry on. smile.gif

Wishmaker isn't the original poster of the thread himself (thread is older then his membership even tongue.gif), I'm sure he'd understand.
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Got a replacement pair of X12's. Mine weren't as good, haha. Funny that.
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Originally Posted by GOTFrog View Post

Changed kernel and played with the DAC/AMP settings and now it sounds great.


Other than the leather pads these k550 are great, very small compared to the AD700, light, great sound cant complain.

Awesome smile.gif.

I've always wanted to hear the AKG sound to see if I like it or not...just haven't had the opportunity yet. I might have to invest in some smile.gif.
 
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I have to say I'm surprised at the soundstage it's larger than I expected, and they are nice for gaming.
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I have to say I'm surprised at the soundstage it's larger than I expected, and they are nice for gaming.

One of the things that always impressed me about the K550 is how big the sound stage is for a closed back headphones. This combined with its accuracy makes it awesome for gaming. My next headphone purchase would probably be another pair of K550. I really miss them. frown.gif
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Awesome smile.gif.

I've always wanted to hear the AKG sound to see if I like it or not...just haven't had the opportunity yet. I might have to invest in some smile.gif.

The K550's sound similar to the Q701's in that they are both really accurate, bass included. The K550 has a bit more bass, but smaller sound stage due to the closed design. It is however much more efficient than the Q701's.
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haha
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I do think there are cultural differences in sound preferences, not just with headphones, but with all gear. Much of this can probably be accounted by musical preferences. They are generalizations though as there are many exceptions.

The HD800 is the pinnacle of German sound. Beyer is failed German sound.
Audeze represents Americans' desire for requiring strong extended bass.
The Japanese like their sweet treble.
The Brits are into their PRaT thing.
The Chinese are still trying to figure out their sound, although I get a sense they like things on the lush side (the high-end guys, not the iBasso crowd)

<3 changstar

anyways I received my HD600 and HD650 yesterday.. the HD650 is okay...
    
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Dear All,


I cannot express how sorry I am for leaving you guys without updates but PHD, research and job kind of came in my way. Goodluck to you guys and keep those purchases coming. Please do change ownership to someone who has a bit more free time.




Be good,
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