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Yeah, I can't say that I'll ever sell my Hd650s. I could say the same about the q701 until I find a proper substitute as well (gaming and movies). I actually would replace them with my Fostex, but not until I get a better mic solution tongue.gif. I'll have to put my 650s on for a good session this weekend.
 
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Yeah, I can't say that I'll ever sell my Hd650s. I could say the same about the q701 until I find a proper substitute as well (gaming and movies). I actually would replace them with my Fostex, but not until I get a better mic solution tongue.gif. I'll have to put my 650s on for a good session this weekend.


Does the clamping force loosen up over time ?
Dunno if i can sit hours upon hours with these.

By your comment i can allready say the HD650 wont suit me for gaming ?
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Does the clamping force loosen up over time ?
Dunno if i can sit hours upon hours with these.

By your comment i can allready say the HD650 wont suit me for gaming ?

You can extend the cups all the way out exposing the metal brackets and bend the metal out slightly, or they will loosen with time. I bent mine a bit since they were too tight with glasses, without glasses they would have been okay to loosen over time.
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You can extend the cups all the way out exposing the metal brackets and bend the metal out slightly, or they will loosen with time. I bent mine a bit since they were too tight with glasses, without glasses they would have been okay to loosen over time.

Ok, nothing to worry about then biggrin.gif

And...

OMG i found the music genre for the HD650's
60's pop OMG !!

Not just slight wetness, frikkin waterfalls !

@Pez, try these on your 650's

https://open.spotify.com/track/3kZySA7d6gzauw15rJUOmU

https://open.spotify.com/track/3HqCM9SuCGFcoFwbt0CuZe

https://open.spotify.com/track/2VVG5VaJKXrpRhh1PKqm9D

https://open.spotify.com/track/6CwHLC8cTv1q6MmIFZERGf


.....dont laugh !
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look for "shocking blue" because "If it isnt Dutch it aint much !" biggrin.gif
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Went out to a shop today to listen to a HD600 and HD650, they had HD700 and HD800 laying around to but they arent in my budget atm frown.gif

In the shop i could allready hear that i dont like the HD600.
Took the HD650 demo home with me.
Doing a nice listening session now.

Do these headphones need burn in ?

Atm i feel that the HD650 seens more detailed but i am not getting the goosebumps and watery eyes yet that i do get from me DT990.
(maybe its my ears that needs to get used after the 2500 hours of a DT990)
OMG i am not alone, we share an opinion biggrin.gif

I am not font of the Shiit Modi/Magni at all, probably because the price rakcs up like crazy here in EU.
For less money i can get a V90-HPA wich is just better in every way, O2/ODAC you have to look good here to to find a "normal" priced one butt there are a few.

Modi/Magni is 250,- euro
V90-HPA is 169,- euro and better.....
Check your EU pricing Shiit !

Since you loved the DT 990 so much and didn't like the HD 600, it wouldn't be surprising if you aren't a big fan of the HD 650 which isn't that much different than the HD 600. I've found that dynamic headphones do need burn-in though.
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@Farih, my HD650s are extended out a few centimetres and the clamping is light enough that its OK that I wear gpasses with them (though the pads do have distinct indents from the glasses biggrin.gif ).

I really enjoyed the Dead Man OST by Neil Young and have listened to that a fair bit smile.gif .

@pez, I decided to sort the microphone problem with an extreme solution using a Samson Meteor biggrin.gif .
   
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look for "shocking blue" because "If it isnt Dutch it aint much !" biggrin.gif

Lol, so true biggrin.gif
I like the song "Send me a postcard" from them though.
The best Dutch bands in that time were the Golden Earing and Cuby & The Blizzards IMO.
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Since you loved the DT 990 so much and didn't like the HD 600, it wouldn't be surprising if you aren't a big fan of the HD 650 which isn't that much different than the HD 600. I've found that dynamic headphones do need burn-in though.

I think the HD 600 sounds vastly different then the HD 650.
The HD600 sounds more airy with thin highs and hardly any bass.
The HD650 sound more narrow but with a full bodied sound over the whole spectrum, it has something "woolly" ?

I do like the sound of the HD650 but i can tell these are not going to be endgame cans for me.

And trust me, a proper amped burned in DT990 isnt that harsh on the highs, if you EQ them the highs arent a problem at all IMO.
My DT990 have been used over 2500 hours, are EQ'ed flat and run on a powerfull amp, maybe that make's the difference.

I use the HD650 with the Sonarworks plugin to get it more flat now to.
The DT990 changed alot with this plugin, the HD650 not so much because it was allready close to flat.

I think (not sure) my taste is flat with a little bump in bass.
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@Farih, my HD650s are extended out a few centimetres and the clamping is light enough that its OK that I wear gpasses with them (though the pads do have distinct indents from the glasses biggrin.gif ).

I really enjoyed the Dead Man OST by Neil Young and have listened to that a fair bit smile.gif .

@pez, I decided to sort the microphone problem with an extreme solution using a Samson Meteor biggrin.gif .

I cant lower the cans much or they are under my ears lol.
I only got them extent on the 4th thingy bob bit you feel.

I left them bend over a shoebox last night and they allready clamp alot less, 1 more shoebox night and it will be ok i think.
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And trust me, a proper amped burned in DT990 isnt that harsh on the highs, if you EQ them the highs arent a problem at all IMO.
My DT990 have been used over 2500 hours, are EQ'ed flat and run on a powerfull amp, maybe that make's the difference.

I use the HD650 with the Sonarworks plugin to get it more flat now to.
The DT990 changed alot with this plugin, the HD650 not so much because it was allready close to flat.

I think (not sure) my taste is flat with a little bump in bass.

I wonder if the T1 gen 2 would be your end game? Beyer sound, flatter than DT 990 and it should be far more detailed and open with much better imaging. Or even the T1 gen 1, which you can find used for a pretty good price. One of these and a nice OTL tube amp.
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I wonder if the T1 gen 2 would be your end game? Beyer sound, flatter than DT 990 and it should be far more detailed and open with much better imaging. Or even the T1 gen 1, which you can find use dfor a pretty good price. One of these and a nice OTL tube amp.

No not another amp lol, i went through a few to pick this one out allready and really like it (Lehmann Linear)

In the shop i asked if i could try a T90 since it was in my price range. (T1 sadly isnt atm)
They said they normally have the whole Beyer selection in shop but the distributor is gone crazy and there old stock is sold out frown.gif

For the rest they had some Grado's out of my price range.
They had whole Sennheiser in stock with demo's and all, but the next one up (HD700) was still to pricey for me, didnt try it either because of that.

In another shop i can try the Nighthawk to and can get it with 125,- discount.
They have a few Master&Dynamic headphones there to wich i never even heard of lol.
No Beyers either because of the same problem.

And basicly thats all that i can demo frown.gif
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