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Man you have some nice headphones there! Glad to have you join us.

Thanks, I guess I've been lurking long enough. tongue.gif
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Added my stuff to the list biggrin.gif
Also, has anyone got any experience with the Sony MDR-XB1000? Been thinking of getting a pair.

What are your music preferences? If you really want the XB1000 you should go get it anyways since it has been discontinued and the revisions seem quite inferior.
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yeah it's only $150. the people buying these headphones are probably going to spend another several hundred on a source and amplifier.

I grew up around dark and red woods. I don't like the brighter ones like cherry, maple, birch, oak, etc.
    
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Originally Posted by LinkPro View Post

Thanks, I guess I've been lurking long enough. tongue.gif
What are your music preferences? If you really want the XB1000 you should go get it anyways since it has been discontinued and the revisions seem quite inferior.

Yea the newer XB headphones they've been coming out with are pretty bad.
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Added my stuff to the list biggrin.gif
Also, has anyone got any experience with the Sony MDR-XB1000? Been thinking of getting a pair.

Comparing them to the Ultrasone Pro900's, the XB1000's are much better in low end bass much like being in a club. I found that I had to mess with the equalizer settings alot to make them sound just right, but in the end it was worth it. If you're in to bass heavy music then I would highly recommend these. They don't really excel at much else but the mids and highs are still pretty good.
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Nice one bro - added myself with ease.
If it were reviews outside of OCN...I wouldn't be able to fit all my reviews in there tongue.gif

EDIT:
Could you edit my review links into links - for some reason a URL wasn't created.
Edited by Totally Dubbed - 4/12/13 at 12:03am
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Nice one bro - added myself with ease.
If it were reviews outside of OCN...I wouldn't be able to fit all my reviews in there tongue.gif

EDIT:
Could you edit my review links into links - for some reason a URL wasn't created.

Sure thing!
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Added my stuff to the list biggrin.gif
Also, has anyone got any experience with the Sony MDR-XB1000? Been thinking of getting a pair.


I have very limited time auditioning a pair. IMO they where bass heavy but sounded great. I found them to be comfortable but my friend did not. I would highly suggest that if you have not actually listened to a pair that you do so before buying them. I would bring several types of the music you usually listen to and I would highly recommend that you audition another pair of headphones you are interested in. If where ever you are buying them has a reasonable return policy I would take them home if you enjoyed the audition. Once home if you like them without having to use any EQ software then keep them.

I do not think you can go wrong with that set BUT I don't really feel that at full retail price they are the best thing you can get either. It is all personal preference though... just do yourself right and leave an exit plan for if you end up not enjoying them.
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Hey guys, I'm in the process of ripping my existing CD's to flac using EAC but the guide I'm using is dated does anyone have a update guide they use?

This is the one I'm using: http://blowfish.be/eac/Setup/setup1.html

Edit: I found a updated guide from 2011 that works perfectly, looks like I'm moving away from MP3's and buying CD's again.
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By an ironic stroke of luck, I have been passed on the previous spreadsheet. Did you guys like the current format better or did you guys want to go back to the previous format?
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By an ironic stroke of luck, I have been passed on the previous spreadsheet. Did you guys like the current format better or did you guys want to go back to the previous format?

I prefer the new format bro - nice and clean
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Added my stuff to the list biggrin.gif
Also, has anyone got any experience with the Sony MDR-XB1000? Been thinking of getting a pair.

Someone here has the XB1k's (search the thread).
I heard them, after owning the XB700's for over 2years.
It has a LOT of the same sound that the XB700's had - just wider soundstage and deeper bass and better mids (not as dipped).
It all depends on the price you can buy them for.

The XB700's were fantastic due to their price of around £50-70.
However the XB1k's were over £200-250. For that price, and overall headphone sound quality, they were definitely not worth it.
Instead I would get the Pro 900's, or the Denon D2000's if you like bass and an overall good all-rounder.

XB700's for the price: 10/10
XB1k's @ £200: 6/10
D2K's @ £200: 9/10
Edited by Totally Dubbed - 4/12/13 at 8:24am
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