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I did a review of the 1964 ears sleeves already. Custom sleeves (full ear ones) improve isolation (this was the only reason I did it before and why I'm doing it now), comfort (as it's tailored to your ears), but also bass -this is simply because the earphones now go deeper than before, thus giving you the impression of them hitting harder bass wise. My 232s sub bass became eye wateringly good. Went from having 7/10 to 10/10 bass. The mids and highs can also become more revealing or slightly tamed, depending on how the sleeves are made.

The reason I am wondering is because I know a lot of custom sleevers or molders will offer services to clean or replace affected drivers so I was wondering if it actually alters the default audio ability in any way when they are re-assembling it as part of the molding process. smile.gif
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post #21362 of 38798
I guess I missed the discussion earlier...

With respect to a chat server, can't you just get an IRC channel somewhere? Someone could host a web IRC client on a page if they really wanted, or people could use whatever clients.
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If they disassemble and change the driver layout it could well indeed (was a big thing for the tf10 scene). But that is quite risky to do and I wouldn't suggest it for an earphone that you like the sound signature of. What our pfe 232s do so well is their crossover. Meddle with that and you lose its unique sound.
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I guess I missed the discussion earlier...

With respect to a chat server, can't you just get an IRC channel somewhere? Someone could host a web IRC client on a page if they really wanted, or people could use whatever clients.

We were trying to figure out publicly as a club if we wanted the following:

- IRC server
- Team Speak server
- Ventrilo server
- Simca's web chatroom

Due to discussing this publicly no longer being an option due to doing so being against the rules, we are now trying to figure out privately as basically a group of online friends what the best course of action is for those of us who would like to chat with each other as a club informally and outside of OCN's official affiliation. I am thinking about looking into Simca's chatroom first and seeing what might work. smile.gif
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If they disassemble and change the driver layout it could well indeed (was a big thing for the tf10 scene). But that is quite risky to do and I wouldn't suggest it for an earphone that you like the sound signature of. What our pfe 232s do so well is their crossover. Meddle with that and you lose its unique sound.

Cool! That was what I was wondering about. Thanks for the answer! +REP
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post #21365 of 38798
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As said when we met bro - getting that denon sound, from what I remember is what you wanted, is near impossible from another set.
Only ones I can really suggest would be the TF10 (over budget for us in the EU)
and the Monster Turbine Pro Gold (again over budget in the EU)

other than that...you COULD look into the Sony EX range - like the EX600's (in budget) or the EX1000 (over budget)

I have yet to hear any earphone that provide the same "timber bass sound" that the denon old earphone range used to provide to me.
I know that getting anything with a similar bass is impossible, so I've had a look around and it looks like I will be getting one of these:

The sony's look like they might be a bit uncomfortable, and the onkyo's have the advantage of a detachable cable but these also cost £20 more.
All of these are fairly new so it's hard to find a comparison between them.
Why does it have to be so hard to make a decision? mad.gif
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I know that getting anything with a similar bass is impossible, so I've had a look around and it looks like I will be getting one of these:

The sony's look like they might be a bit uncomfortable, and the onkyo's have the advantage of a detachable cable but these also cost £20 more.
All of these are fairly new so it's hard to find a comparison between them.
Why does it have to be so hard to make a decision? mad.gif

Because at that price range, it is more about finding the closest thing to what you are looking for among a bunch of different equipment that only does a few of the things you are looking for. tongue.gif In higher price brackets, there is normally a base floor of performance for audio equipment provided they are not just grossly overpriced. smile.gif
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I think my PFE232 are opening up a bit on the bottom end, though it is still nothing compared to my LCD-2's. tongue.gif
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I was looking for a nice headphone stand and I think I found one. I'm pretty happy with how sturdy it is. Other than making one my self... I didn't want to be shelling out +$100 bucks for it. What stands you guys use?

Now I just can't wait until my Modi/Magni stack is up and running on Friday. biggrin.gif



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I was looking for a nice headphone stand and I think I found one. I'm pretty happy with how sturdy it is. Other than making one my self... I didn't want to be shelling out +$100 bucks for it. What stands you guys use?

Now I just can't wait until my Modi/Magni stack is up and running on Friday. biggrin.gif




That is a very solid dual stand. I think we gave one away earlier this year for the club's birthday freebie.
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I am gonna look to building one myself, or modding a wall hook: http://www.storesupply.com/rawsteelwallhook.aspx
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