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Thinking about selling my underused LCD-2's and getting a pair of ZMF's. Will be sad to see them go though.
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Thinking about selling my underused LCD-2's and getting a pair of ZMF's. Will be sad to see them go though.

O_o Insert playful "he's been hacked!!!!" comment here tongue.gif

Any particular reason you might sell? Those lcd-2's have been your babies for quite some time.
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O_o Insert playful "he's been hacked!!!!" comment here tongue.gif

Any particular reason you might sell? Those lcd-2's have been your babies for quite some time.

- Closed
- Size (smaller)
- Tonal balance
- Weight (marginally less heavy)
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- Closed
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- Tonal balance
- Weight (marginally less heavy)

Ahhhhhh, makes sense. Obvious question though is vibrowmk mk ii or omni?

Edit: I've contemplated both, but having never heard planers I always wonder if they'd be my kind of headphone..... And I'd also have to decide between those two types... Vibro does have that gorgeous sunburst finish though..
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only cans i brought with me to europe are my philips shp-9500. no regrets.
    
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Ahhhhhh, makes sense. Obvious question though is vibrowmk mk ii or omni?

Edit: I've contemplated both, but having never heard planers I always wonder if they'd be my kind of headphone..... And I'd also have to decide between those two types... Vibro does have that gorgeous sunburst finish though..

TBD biggrin.gif
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Went to chill out with a scotch and some post-rock last night but the plan was scrapped when the dreaded left driver HD650 bass buzzing reared its ugly head in a big way!

I had the issue soon after i got the HD650s and as people online recommended I gently blew into the headphones to dislodge any hairs touching the driver and the issue went away... until last night.

Thankfully it seems to be a well documented issue and is easy to fix - once you get over the idea of pulling the headphones apart biggrin.gif . On the plus side the HD650s are a very user friendly headphone to disassemble and there are plenty of videos of people doing it and demonstrating how much force is safe to apply during disassembly (thanks, InnerFidelity!)

As expected there was a big hair resting on the outer ring of the driver so pulling the driver "lollypop" out completely was required. Now i have to wait for the earpads to dry after giving them a clean before i can test if the issue has been resolved.

Hopefully that solves the problem!

Edit: just put them back together... still buzzing sad-smiley-002.gif . Worst case is its a blown driver. (insert any four letter word that will be censored here). Yet they were fine a few nights ago during a long Portal 2 session frown.gif . If I listen to this frequency test I barely hear anything in the right speaker whereas the left buzzes from the start of the video and up past to 90hz range.
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Hmm... now that I think about it the very last thing I did before I noticed the super buzzing was plugging them into the Bottlehead Crack to start listening. I normally start with a quieter piano and cello song and it was the low end of the cello that alerted me to the problem. I only insert the headphones after the amp is on and start on low volume... but I can't remember how long I waited before plugging them in. Now I'm reading that tubes can output dangerous and unbalanced amounts of power during the first 2 minutes of warming up.

@Tjj226 Angel, it sounds like you have a lot of experience in tube amps. Is it possible the warm up has blown the left driver and is the cause of the bass buzzing?

Edit: sorry for the thread spamming but this just got weirder. If I remove the backing grille on the left headphone then the buzzing stops. I just repeated it again to make sure I wasn't going completely crazy and confirmed that the buzzing stops with the grille off! That is really weird as I baby-handle these headphones all the time blinksmiley.gif .
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