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I meant wax, black crack, vinyl.... Y'know, those circular things with grooves in them that come in 7, 10, and 12" varieties, and warp into some sort of devil's carousel the first chance they get tongue.gif

no, not really. my dad is into vinyl.

wow this guy hate the HE-400s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C223a_3xLu0
    
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no, not really. my dad is into vinyl.

wow this guy hate the HE-400s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C223a_3xLu0

So do I

: D

Everything from hifi man that is not the HE-500s does not sound nearly as good as people make them out to be.

The only exception is the HE-1000 which I have had yet to hear.
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So do I

: D

Everything from hifi man that is not the HE-500s does not sound nearly as good as people make them out to be.

The only exception is the HE-1000 which I have had yet to hear.
The HE-6 is an incredible headphone that easily bests everything that's not electrostatic or HD 800.


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HiFiMAN has quality control issues going back to the wood cracking on the HE-5 so i'm not surprised. I thought the HE-400s was on par with the HD600 but maybe I was wrong.
    
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The HE-6 is an incredible headphone that easily bests everything that's not electrostatic or HD 800.


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Every time I have heard it, it sounds way to thin.

The only time I have heard it sound......somewhat good is when someone lopped off the jack and then wired it directly into a speaker amp.

My headphone amp is also a speaker amp, but no one will let me plug a $1K+ set of headphones into a funky looking amp.

And I have heard it at least 10 different times on 10 different amps. Could all of those amps be schiit (both the company name and an adjective)?

Maybe.

And maybe tomorrow will be different. I am going to yet another head-fi meet, and maybe someone will finally let me use them on my own amp.
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Every time I have heard it, it sounds way to thin.

The only time I have heard it sound......somewhat good is when someone lopped off the jack and then wired it directly into a speaker amp.

My headphone amp is also a speaker amp, but no one will let me plug a $1K+ set of headphones into a funky looking amp.

And I have heard it at least 10 different times on 10 different amps. Could all of those amps be schiit (both the company name and an adjective)?

Maybe.

And maybe tomorrow will be different. I am going to yet another head-fi meet, and maybe someone will finally let me use them on my own amp.
Yes, you need to wire them to speaker taps.
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Every time I have heard it, it sounds way to thin.

The only time I have heard it sound......somewhat good is when someone lopped off the jack and then wired it directly into a speaker amp.

My headphone amp is also a speaker amp, but no one will let me plug a $1K+ set of headphones into a funky looking amp.

And I have heard it at least 10 different times on 10 different amps. Could all of those amps be schiit (both the company name and an adjective)?

Maybe.

And maybe tomorrow will be different. I am going to yet another head-fi meet, and maybe someone will finally let me use them on my own amp.

I consider the HE-6 to be less thin sounding than most other non-electrostats. Thinner than Audeze though yes.
 
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no, not really. my dad is into vinyl.

wow this guy hate the HE-400s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C223a_3xLu0

I only went that way because it's more fun to dj with, at least for me. Then again, I've been on DVS for a while now but manipulation is what I'm "used" to. And wow, that is some hating on those headphones.
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another HD600 contender


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I was in the market for a good (or what I'd consider good anyway) close back dynamic can since I already have a good close back ortho-dynamic can in the Alpha Dog. An Audio Technica ATH-A900X LTD was available in the local forums, and from reviews and impressions, I'd figured it'd right for me so I snagged it.....beautiful looking and great sounding can for sure. Sparkly treble that is not at all harsh (heard the regular ATH-A900X'es have higher highs), great mids and vocals, and nice accentuated bass......so liking it!

While I was at it, decided to snag a pair of ESI nEAR06 active monitors/speakers to replace the Focal XS Book, these do sound more accurate when listening to music....
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