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Still haven't found a headphone which i enjoy more than my MS-2s !
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I know I'm a day late, but....

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Is that a 1060? I almost bought one on ebay a couple months back, was going to upgrade my speaker setup.
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Is that a 1060? I almost bought one on ebay a couple months back, was going to upgrade my speaker setup.
1030. Great little unit If you go for the vintage electronics in the same product line as the really popular ones you might loose out on a little bit of sound quality, but will save a bundle of cash
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I'm drooling and I don't even know what these are. Tell me Tell me!

I need an upgrade. I'm still rocking this Beresford DAC
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I'm drooling and I don't even know what these are. Tell me Tell me!

I need an upgrade. I'm still rocking this Beresford DAC
They are JVC DX1000's. It's a rather underrated headphone, mostly in part because it is exclusively manufactured and sold in Japan through Victor, which I believe is JVC's japanese affiliate. Normally it costs an arm and a leg for these because they must exported out of Japan.

This is a pretty good thread over at HF.

I have listened to these previously at the first meet I attended. They were very comparable to the Grado HP1000 that I was also fortunate enough to demo that day. The sound is hard to comment on because it is very different/unique. They have been described as somewhat inconsistent in the midrange, which seems to alter depending in the music selection (a rather curious aspect, no doubt). They feature the best bass of any pair of headphones I have ever heard, even besting the Denon D5000. Next to the Sony R10, these would also have to be considered soundstage kings as well (owed to the fact that the pads of roughly 3 inches thick O_o).

All I know is that when I heard them, they were excellent. Can't wait for them to arrive.
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They are JVC DX1000's. It's a rather underrated headphone, mostly in part because it is exclusively manufactured and sold in Japan through Victor, which I believe is JVC's japanese affiliate. Normally it costs an arm and a leg for these because they must exported out of Japan.

This is a pretty good thread over at HF.

I have listened to these previously at the first meet I attended. They were very comparable to the Grado HP1000 that I was also fortunate enough to demo that day. The sound is hard to comment on because it is very different/unique. They have been described as somewhat inconsistent in the midrange, which seems to alter depending in the music selection (a rather curious aspect, no doubt). They feature the best bass of any pair of headphones I have ever heard, even besting the Denon D5000. Next to the Sony R10, these would also have to be considered soundstage kings as well (owed to the fact that the pads of roughly 3 inches thick O_o).

All I know is that when I heard them, they were excellent. Can't wait for them to arrive.
So it's done? You got them for sure mang?
    
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So it's done? You got them for sure mang?
Yup, beyond any doubt. We agreed to terms, exchanged addresses, and he closed the listing on Audiogon. Yay .

Speaking of Audiogon, make sure and check it periodically if you're looking for a particular set of cans. The site as a whole is primarily geared towards speakers and speaker accessories, and as such a very nice headphone will pop up occasionally and won't receive near as much attention, leaving it open for you .

And speaking of deals, here is a barely used AKG K81DJ for 45 dollars. For under $50 it is a no-brainer. Hell, I'd buy them right now if I didn't have the other expense looming ahead. I might also mention that the seller is the same guy that I purchased my D2000 from, and he is very flexible and a great communicator.
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Yup, beyond any doubt.
Way to go. Glad you got 'em mang.

    
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