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post #1991 of 37654
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I just got into this "Audiophile" stuff, and the difference from 128 to 256kbps is amazing with these RP-21's. Sadly I don't have much music encoded that high :/

I just had to post. Damn, it sounds nice
How are you liking the RP-21s, by the way? Have not heard too much out of you about them.
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Sorry, I've been out all weekend. I just updated the list.
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I'm already on the list, but you can you change my cans to modded Beyers, you can link to this post if you'd like: http://www.overclock.net/3371997-post1874.html.
still waiting for you to post your thoughts. I took some liberity and did what I thought would sound best for the money, but the ultimate test can only be done by your ears.
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While were doing headphone updates, I gave my 280pro's to my sister so you can scratch those and replace with the JVC FX-33's that I forgot to mention I had.
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still waiting for you to post your thoughts. I took some liberity and did what I thought would sound best for the money, but the ultimate test can only be done by your ears.
I will post some thoughts after dinner . I've mainly been waiting for my DAC to burn in as I only burned it in for about 12 hours before I got the rest of the equipment. Plus I've been trying to get ASIO to work for many hours, I finally, somehow got ASIO4ALL to work with Foobar2000 today with the new drivers, but native ASIO still doesn't work though. ASIO4ALL will work for now though, I have been gathering lots of thoughts on the sound though. I know what you mean by bass slam now . By the way, the tubes seem to come loose easily from the socket, It usually isn't a problem, but when I take out the headphones it jerks them a little loose. It seems mostly better now though since I pressed them into the socket pretty good, I think I didn't press them hard enough the first time.
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I will post some thoughts after dinner . I've mainly been waiting for my DAC to burn in as I only burned it in for about 12 hours before I got the rest of the equipment. Plus I've been trying to get ASIO to work for many hours, I finally, somehow got ASIO4ALL to work with Foobar2000 today with the new drivers, but native ASIO still doesn't work though. ASIO4ALL will work for now though, I have been gathering lots of thoughts on the sound though. I know what you mean by bass slam now . By the way, the tubes seem to come loose easily from the socket, It usually isn't a problem, but when I take out the headphones it jerks them a little loose. It seems mostly better now though since I pressed them into the socket pretty good, I think I didn't press them hard enough the first time.
yeah, if you get them seated in there all the way they shouldn't come loose at all you could turn the amp upsidedown and shake it (wouldn't advise that) and they won't come out.
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post #1997 of 37654
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How are you liking the RP-21s, by the way? Have not heard too much out of you about them.
They look nice, fit over my ears and sound better than my Steelsound's. They do hurt if I wear them for an extended period of time (2+ hours). So movies at night, I wear my Steelsound's, but otherwise I wear the RP-21's.

They are very isolating, so I often only have one ear pad on so I can hear people sneaking up on me.

Overall I'm very happy with them, and very happy that no one else (besides you) seems to own them
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Yeah, the head clamp can be pretty tough at first... Tilting the earcups down so the headphones lay flat when you're not using them helps a ton, really stretches the headband well without making it massive.
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Here are some new pics of my setup











Sorry the pics are so blurry, I could only find my bad camera. As you can see in the 5th pic, Soloz made me some really nice RCA interconnects. The look of the setup is really sleek . I'm probably going to be asked many times what the Millet MAX is when people come over. The setup is a little cluttered on my small desk, I'll post some better pics once I get my new desk next week and when I can find my better camera. I've been listening to my setup for about 8 hours a day and one day I listened for around 14 hours off and on only for meals . That's how good it sounds lol. I really love how you can hear the bass and with some slam without losing any detail. These cans are really detailed, mostly in part to the silver cable upgrade. I've heard that these cans can be too bright, but I did not notice this at all. The upgraded cable must have tamed the highs a little. After a while, you sort of take the sound for granted; the next time I listened to my Zune with the stock earbuds it actually sounded much different than what I remember. I couldn't believe I put up with that when my cans were gone (being modded by Soloz). I also took the liberty of buying several K2 HD's for reference and my own enjoyment. The K2 HD CD's just sound amazingly real with this setup. Another thing I noticed is that the few bad recordings that I did have did reveal themselves because the setup was so detailed . On the other hand, detailed recordings such as K2 HD CD's sounded more real than ever. The bass slam is also nice with these cans and it doesn't drown out the rest of the sound. My Zune earbuds actually have some nice slam, but it completely destroys the sound. With songs with a lot of bass, you can really feel it pulsing through your skull . This setup was definatly worth the money , that's all I can really think of right at the moment. I can't really think of any cons of the setup except that it reveals poor recordings. Sorry that I'm not an expert on reviewing audio as I know I've seem some pretty impressively put together reviews of equipment.

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Chipp, thanks for the stretching tip, I'll try that.

A lot of people are posting awesome headphone stands, so I figured I should make one >.>

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