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well i have been hot swapping both cans... the D2000 destroy, literally destroy every single can I have ever tried... I do not see how this is possible, I mean just wow, just freaking wow...

edit: i would say the bass is on par with t20s with custom earpads. that soundstage tho on the d2000... i dunno, the vocals, everything is just "better" i would say the bass is equal though. i wish i could sell everything and grab the thx-00 mahagonies. since purple heart and ebony dont hit as hard as the mahagony

edit 2: just popped zmf lambskin pads on the t20s. and yes i like t20s better still. LOL omg i forgot... that bass, with the sheepskin, sheepskin magnet bass, earths magnets, my magnets, skinned sheep, ALL THE MAGNET SKIN!!!! d2000 are very nice tho, but yeah no nothing comes close to this when i put on proper earpads lol

Nope.

The truth of the matter is that you just don't know what you are listening to. And I say that in all sincerity with no offense what so ever.

You are just going from one extreme to the other and your ears are tricking your brain into thinking that more is better.

Try playing something by norah jones, adel, or amy whine house. The t20s should have little to no mid range. The vocals will sound pretty darn thin and flat where as the D2000s will sound a lot better.
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No clue if it has a different name. I will get back to you in 2 weeks when she is back and has some free time. Maybe she makes a second one and I ship it to you. thumb.gif

I'd be more than happy to compensate her for her time and work if that is the case biggrin.gif.
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Nope.

The truth of the matter is that you just don't know what you are listening to. And I say that in all sincerity with no offense what so ever.

You are just going from one extreme to the other and your ears are tricking your brain into thinking that more is better.

Try playing something by norah jones, adel, or amy whine house. The t20s should have little to no mid range. The vocals will sound pretty darn thin and flat where as the D2000s will sound a lot better.

Is this the case with the whole line? I feel the T50s have rather forward mids/vocals. Testing some Norah Jones now.

EDIT: I'm not disappointed by hearing the Norah Jones songs that I know well ('Come Away With Me' album). Though I will have to re-listen on the TH-X00.
Edited by pez - 8/3/16 at 12:32am
 
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Looks like I might have to give it another go then smile.gif .

Kind of off topic but holy crap, just tried Penumbra in 5.1 surround for the first time last night, and with EFX enabled... drool.gif

Yup, I miss OpenAL games even more now. SOMA can't touch that.
 
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I'd be more than happy to compensate her for her time and work if that is the case biggrin.gif.
Is this the case with the whole line? I feel the T50s have rather forward mids/vocals. Testing some Norah Jones now.

EDIT: I'm not disappointed by hearing the Norah Jones songs that I know well ('Come Away With Me' album). Though I will have to re-listen on the TH-X00.

No no, I am saying it would suck with the lamb skin pads and the T20s.

Basically what that should be doing is creating a much more closed off seal. You will get a big boom from bass, but the bass will start to drown out the mids.

It will basically start to act like the fostex TH600s.


And to be honest now that I think about it, the lamb skin pads might work for other people. For me and my friends, all they do is make wayyyy too good of a seal and cause the bass to just loose all control.

But who knows, they might actually work for other people.
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@boredgunner there's a HV in the classifieds for under $1500.

It's now or never.
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@boredgunner there's a HV in the classifieds for under $1500.

It's now or never.

Just after I bought my surround setup lol, what timing. Don't know anything about that builder. Thanks anyway though. mad.gif

Although I've seen them for $1700-1800 several times, from known builders too.
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edit 2: just popped zmf lambskin pads on the t20s. and yes i like t20s better still. LOL omg i forgot... that bass, with the sheepskin, sheepskin magnet bass, earths magnets, my magnets, skinned sheep, ALL THE MAGNET SKIN!!!! d2000 are very nice tho, but yeah no nothing comes close to this when i put on proper earpads lol

Not that it was a bold prediction but:
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Yep. Let's see if he says something along the lines of, "The T20rp is still better" within the next half hour. tongue.gif

Only it took longer than half an hour. rolleyes.gif
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No no, I am saying it would suck with the lamb skin pads and the T20s.

Basically what that should be doing is creating a much more closed off seal. You will get a big boom from bass, but the bass will start to drown out the mids.

It will basically start to act like the fostex TH600s.


And to be honest now that I think about it, the lamb skin pads might work for other people. For me and my friends, all they do is make wayyyy too good of a seal and cause the bass to just loose all control.

But who knows, they might actually work for other people.

Ah I see smile.gif.
 
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Kind of off topic but holy crap, just tried Penumbra in 5.1 surround for the first time last night, and with EFX enabled... drool.gif

Yup, I miss OpenAL games even more now. SOMA can't touch that.

Oh good, I was getting worried that my nostalgia glasses were getting too rose tinted to objectively see the difference between audio in 2006 compared to now biggrin.gif . Stalker SOC had some great audio moments like the beginning of second level down in the Strelok's base after you descend the stairwell. Wow, that bit was amazing!

It also looks like the Creative X-Fi MB3 still doesn't do proper height-based HRTF but does look like it has more features and more customisation than Razer Surround especially being able to lower the exaggeration of panning effects. It may do elevation aware HRTF by using Alchemy though. Another thing I haven't determined yet is if MB3 can properly simulate the old 128 audio voices that the real X-Fi cards could do. Looks like I need to get OpenAL Soft working to confirm. I really want to enjoy EAX4/5 and convincing surround (or HRTF) audio again smile.gif .
   
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Finally got to try out the Schiit Bifrost Multibit. Damn, those little details pop up so much more than before...

However, I need a new USB cable - it keeps disconnecting, the Bimby, that is. And it's not plug-and-play, I had to download drivers from Schiit.

Anyone think I should buy PYST cables from Schiit, or should I just buy them from Monoprice? I also need an optical cable too, which I will buy from Monoprice.

Costs $50 from Schiit, costs $5 from Monoprice.
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Finally got to try out the Schiit Bifrost Multibit. Damn, those little details pop up so much more than before...

What DAC is the Bimby replacing? I'm keen to hear your impressions for how different the DAC change is from something like say the FiiOs smile.gif .
   
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