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False, false, true.

.............wait a second. What are your musical preferences?
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What's your take on them, then.
They are just tonally bright but have supremely excellent bass response. Tonal brightness is a linear aberration that can be easily ameliorated via equalization, especially since they have such little in the way of nonlinear distortion or non-FR nasties.

I don't like their frequency response either, but they're awesome. They aren't bass light -- the bass is quite deep with minimal distortion and clean characteristics.
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.............wait a second. What are your musical preferences?
I'm mostly about underground hip-hop right now: Blue Sky Black Death, Nacho Picasso, Jean Grae, etc. Healthy amount of trip-hop like Flying Lotus and electronic like Bonobo, BT, and Trifonic, too. I would say they're pretty bass-loving genres.
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I'll admit, that's kind of my big worry with them. Everything else is reportedly amazing, but on occasion I do find even my K712's lacking in bass (hence why I also have my ATH-M50's hooked up to the second headphone jack *grins* ). Tough to decide in the end - I'll probably pick up a pair of the new M50X's and the Pioneer HDJ-2000's before I look at ulta-expensive headphones. Aud'eze LCD-2's or -3's are also tempting, if I ever look into spending that kind of money on headphones.

Why the M50X's? Comfier than my M50's, plus the changeable cables. The HDJ-2000's? I want nicer cans for djing than the M50's tongue.gif

Didn't get a chance to try the 712s at the meet as I learned after the fact that they were actually there. A little disappointed. The HD800 have bass...but it's very underwhelming. Also, phillyd, I have to discourage you from describing what you haven't listened to.

It's 'treble energy' isn't the same thing you're thinking of as with the Beyers you had. It just has a very sterile analytical approach to the entire spectrum, really. Whether it measures flat, or not, it feels very flat, and IMO (notice IMO) not in a great way. It could use a couple db more of low end, but mids and highs are really just perfect. Like I said, I was more impressed by the K812.
 
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any tube amps at the meet? redface.gif
    
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Everybody grab an O2 and go home! That is what I think. :D

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I don't like the O2.
    
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I like more driving power. I don't like wallwarts. I prefer the RK27 over the RK09. I like RCA jacks. I don't like the headphone jack. I don't like the front panel layout. I do like the volume knob (the one with the washer) but it's too small. none of this matters anyways because I don't like the way it sounds with any headphone I've tried with it. great amplifier for the money but not for me.

I was looking at the Innerfidelity wall of fame (amplifiers) not too long ago and came across the Meier Corda Rock which addresses my concerns. anyone try it?

    
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So I finally found out what those black LCD lookalike headphones are.

They were sitting there at the corner of the headphone store in a glass display box with no description what so ever.
At first I just though they were LCD-X so I didn't really care, since I can't keep those orthos on my head long enough to enjoy them.

But then I saw the LCD stuff at the other end of the store and realized that It is not it. The part time guy certainly had no idea what it was and does not have the keys to (just that) display case, and the only thing he knows is that they just came in about a week ago.

That was like a month ago and I didn't really care since they are orthos and I'm not interested.

Earlier today I got there and the store owner was there, and he just told me he got something crazy in store ( he remembers me quite well as I was probably the only guy who went in and just ask for demo of all headphones near the HD800 price point, I still think it was a rather crazy thing I have done, lol). Abyss 1266, price was like 6k(rough conversion to USD) ......

Well I was sane enough to turn down the offer after knowing the price.

So now I can justify my buying of the HD800 as a very economical choice? (Well I sold them to my friend at almost no loss as I don't have as much time at home to enjoy them because of work now.)

The pricing trends of these new "flagship" headphones are rather worrying, just like the recent graphic card prices.
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The 02 is really stupid. It could be unbeatable at the price range if they did a version with RCA in on the back, power input and switch on the back. a black 1/4" headphone port on the front, volume knob and gain switch on the front.
A good 02/ODAC combo would have power, USB in, RCA in and line level RCA out on the back. The front would have a headphone/line out switch, gain switch, headphone out and volume.
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You can get RCA out though. The version I got has volume knob and gain switch on front, quarter inch on front. USB plug on back.

Just a quarter inch jack though, and I can plug in almost any headphone or even speakers in there and have it perform very well.

 

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