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well after using my sr-225s for at least 4 hours a night, the foam was becoming more comfortable, but the killer was inside the bowl where no foam is present, so i grabbed the foam from my old logitech chat headset, stretched them across and bowls back on top.
at last, so much more comfortable, started listening and it just sounded so much muddier, so i stumbled across your shack hack mod s1rrah, and tried everything i could to punch some holes in these things, but they are made of a much different material and nothing would punch a hole through, so i took some scissors to them, its not pretty, but it gets the job done for now, and i got my highs back
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Originally Posted by [PWN]Schubie View Post
well after using my sr-225s for at least 4 hours a night, the foam was becoming more comfortable, but the killer was inside the bowl where no foam is present, so i grabbed the foam from my old logitech chat headset, stretched them across and bowls back on top.
at last, so much more comfortable, started listening and it just sounded so much muddier, so i stumbled across your shack hack mod s1rrah, and tried everything i could to punch some holes in these things, but they are made of a much different material and nothing would punch a hole through, so i took some scissors to them, its not pretty, but it gets the job done for now, and i got my highs back
Right on. Good job.

I love that mod.

I removed the mod though once I got the Paradisea DAC. It's tube buffer helped immensely in disciplining the highs of my RS1's.

I'll mail you my old shack hack foamies if you want. Just PM me with an address if you want them.

    
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post #3263 of 37781
thanks, that's so kind of you, i think ill take you up on that, just PMd you
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Hey Joel and Sean, this is... tasty.



And to think that someone owns both.
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thats like ~8k in cans alone
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Eight grand on headphones and they can't spend more than $25 for a computer chair?
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Eight grand on headphones and they can't spend more than $25 for a computer chair?


Funny what folks see that I totally miss.

How true, Moots.

    
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OK, question. I figured you guys frequent this thread mroe than any, so maybe it'll get answered here.

I have read that you aren't really supposed to do any driver-level "effects" to your sound, in order to get the truest representation. Like, no Dolby Effects, etc. However, there are a few questions I have about maximizing headphone sound quality.

1.) In the "Analog Output" box, you can select Headphones, 2 Speakers, 4 Speaker, etc. Which would be a more accurate representation, 2 Speakers, or Headphones?
2.) Am I right in assuming that I should turn Digital Audio up to 192 KHz, from the stock of 96KHz?
3.) You can also choose "Environment Size". Should I pick the smallest room, the largest room, or the middle room?
4.) Should I mess with FlexBass at all?

Thanks for any and all help.
    
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OK, question. I figured you guys frequent this thread mroe than any, so maybe it'll get answered here.

I have read that you aren't really supposed to do any driver-level "effects" to your sound, in order to get the truest representation. Like, no Dolby Effects, etc. However, there are a few questions I have about maximizing headphone sound quality.

1.) In the "Analog Output" box, you can select Headphones, 2 Speakers, 4 Speaker, etc. Which would be a more accurate representation, 2 Speakers, or Headphones?
2.) Am I right in assuming that I should turn Digital Audio up to 192 KHz, from the stock of 96KHz?
3.) You can also choose "Environment Size". Should I pick the smallest room, the largest room, or the middle room?
4.) Should I mess with FlexBass at all?

Thanks for any and all help.
1. choose either speakers or headhones, whichever sounds best. for music I like speakers, for games, headphones
2. not necessarily. do what sounds best, but leaving it stock will probably be the best coming from a computer. This will also be highly defendant on your DAC
3. whatever sounds best. If there's an option for none that would be best
4. once again you can play with it but I'd probably leave it alone.
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1) Definatly leave it at 2 speaker
2) It won't make much difference unless you have a 192khz source
3) Experment and see which one you like more
4) I would leave it alone
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