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Let us know when you get the M50's SeekerZA and how you are enjoying them!
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Originally Posted by semajha View Post

I wish I could write more but i'm not very articulate... But yes, the ODac is amazing and will keep me satisfied for a long time. What has me curious though, is how those more expensive dacs could offer anything better or is it all just snake's oil at that point?

The guy who designed it apparently can't tell it from his $1200+ Benchmark DAC1 in blind tests. More here: http://nwavguy.blogspot.com/2012/04/odac-released.html

His goal wasn't just to build a cheap audio solution, rather build a perfectly transparent one as cheap as possible. The o2 is as far as measurements support; if you want to go past that anyways, it's up to you.
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Hi,

Me once more.

Sadly the ATH900X's are of my list of headphones I can buy.

Not only do I not trust the sellers on Amazon they would take nearly a month to get hear and I would have to pay god knows what for import tax in the UK.

Slightly pissed about it but hey.

So any other ideas in the UK?

Budget of £200 again.

EDIT: The AKG K701's look very nice.
Edited by Tsar - 5/17/13 at 1:27pm
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Thanks so much for helping out. It would probably arrive at my door in 2 weeks time minimum. You all have gotten me sucked into The better, more crisp sounds available to my ears. I've been browsing and saw this LCD-2 headphones. DAMN! that Price. Here is link i came across

http://www.head-fi.org/products/audeze-lcd2-planar-magnetic-headphones

My question is WHO OWNS Or have Heard those Headphones? I'm really interested to hear How far quality of sounds go if money is no object. Just want to expand my understanding of what quality headphones are and should sound like.
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Originally Posted by SeekerZA View Post

Thanks so much for helping out. It would probably arrive at my door in 2 weeks time minimum. You all have gotten me sucked into The better, more crisp sounds available to my ears. I've been browsing and saw this LCD-2 headphones. DAMN! that Price. Here is link i came across

http://www.head-fi.org/products/audeze-lcd2-planar-magnetic-headphones

My question is WHO OWNS Or have Heard those Headphones? I'm really interested to hear How far quality of sounds go if money is no object. Just want to expand my understanding of what quality headphones are and should sound like.

OC'ing Noob, bumblebee1980, and TGTBATQ have one. That's what the OP is for, right?


They were also tested on multiple people and on a dummy head (simulated in-ear measurements, actual in-ear measurements, and blinded subjective preference ratings), along with five other headphones, in a pretty decent AES paper too. Most details are here—they're HP1 btw, but the others aren't quite listed in order:
http://seanolive.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-relationship-between-perception-and.html
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Originally Posted by SeekerZA View Post

Thanks so much for helping out. It would probably arrive at my door in 2 weeks time minimum. You all have gotten me sucked into The better, more crisp sounds available to my ears. I've been browsing and saw this LCD-2 headphones. DAMN! that Price. Here is link i came across

http://www.head-fi.org/products/audeze-lcd2-planar-magnetic-headphones

My question is WHO OWNS Or have Heard those Headphones? I'm really interested to hear How far quality of sounds go if money is no object. Just want to expand my understanding of what quality headphones are and should sound like.

I actually wrote a short impression piece on it. Every time I try to work on my actual review though I get sidetracked. The LCD-2's are great bang for buck high end headphones, though hardly the best. Best would be those super expensive electrostatic headphones. Sennheiser HD800 are really great dynamic headphones which also make great gaming headphones though using them for that seems a bit of a waste. You also have the $2K LCD-3's that are pretty overpriced IMO but they supposedly sound great as well.
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Originally Posted by Tsar View Post

Hi,

Me once more.

Sadly the ATH900X's are of my list of headphones I can buy.

Not only do I not trust the sellers on Amazon they would take nearly a month to get hear and I would have to pay god knows what for import tax in the UK.

Slightly pissed about it but hey.

So any other ideas in the UK?

Budget of £200 again.

EDIT: The AKG K701's look very nice.

Are you only buying from Amazon? Also, the K701's need an amp or sound card with an amp. Do you have either of those? I would also ask Totally Dubbed where some good places to shop for headphones are in UK. I believe he resides there.
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Amazon, iheadphones, amp3, hifiheadphones, hand held audio are places to buy from
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So today I compared my v-moda Crossfade M-100s with my friend's Ultrasone Pro 900s. I can tell you now that they sound very different. The v-modas have harder bass hits than the Ultrasones. Much more punchy sounding. However, I noticed that the Ultrasones seem to resonate better than the v-modas. The sound from the Ultrasones is more spacious while the v-modas have a much more compact sound. The Ultrasones seem to have more muffled trebles while the they are much clearer on the v-modas. The mids are also more prevalent on the Ultrasones than the v-modas. But like I said, the trebles on the Ultrasones are nowhere to be found. They seem to be buried under the mids and the lows. The v-modas are all highs and lows while the Ultrasones are all mids and lows.

I personally prefer the sound of the v-modas while he says he likes his Ultrasones. I don't blame him, they're great headphones. It's all just a matter of personal opinion.

Hmm that's interesting. My brother should be down today and hopefully I told him to bring his headphones with him before he left.

But I remember the soundstage being very narrow on the 750s. Maybe the amp will open them up enough for me to like them, though.
 
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Anyone know of any good tubes to roll with a little Bravo v1 for my DT 770 and Senn 595? I currently have the stock one it came with and a Matsu****a / National that I'm using atm.
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