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Originally Posted by DJ.BigBear View Post
denon D2000?
wow... i never knew this headphone could be that popular....
not really that popular over here.... no one ordered one of those from me yet.
They got really popular once they started being around $220 instead of $300 lol.
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You guys want another e-tour? I'll be taking pics so if you want the same as last time (see sig), that's no problem. Might shoot a vid too if my sister's camera had got the space.
Yes please .
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So...I have a question. I noticed that my headphones were classified as "gaming headphones" when they are nothing of the sort. Why is that? Just curious...http://www.noisefreeheadphones.com/philips_shn9500.htm
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So...I have a question. I noticed that my headphones were classified as "gaming headphones" when they are nothing of the sort. Why is that? Just curious...http://www.noisefreeheadphones.com/philips_shn9500.htm
probably because they're noise canceling, and most gamers when they search headphones, the first thing they search is noise canceling, then microphone.
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Back from the meet. Here's the snippet I've posted in the impression thread on HF:

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Very nice gathering we had today. An relatively equal amount of new faces and old, familiar ones . I took a few dozen pics and three relatively short videos - will try and get them up tomorrow morning.

Rob isn't lying about the representation for Denon. As far as I know, we had:

- one D2000 that was woodied and recabled
- one D2000 that had been Markl'd
- one stock D5000
- one D5000 that had been Markl'd and recabled

For some I thought there was a stock D2000 as well, but I might have just been imagining it.

Perhaps the most interesting note for me was that both Billy and Joe preferred my modded D2000 over my DX1000. I got back home and immediately ran both through a few songs with the most direct comparison that I've done yet. Honestly, I can see why they would prefer the D2. The midrange on the DX1000 is indeed dry and feels a bit odd if you are not used to it or have not acclimated to that particular type of sound. As far as overall transparency and refinement goes, I still prefer the DX1000. I cannot truly say that the DX is a flat-out superior headphone though, so ideally I would keep both of them.

~~~

What I liked:

- Tom's Sextett. Great separation, fairly balanced, treble/mid/bass were all solid.

- Ray's R10. Being allowed to take it over to my Singlepower rig was about as good as it gets for me. Opeth sounded absurdly good out of this combo (Joe and Rob will concur).

- Rob's ESW9. Yeah, it's expensive. But it is the best "true" portable I've heard yet. This thing was absolutely rocking from one of Rob's iMod rigs.

- The K1000. Awesome presentation that is unlike anything else out there. I could see myself with one of these in the future.

- The SR71A. For a portable amp, it was pretty astounding. I listened to Rob's Caliente afterwards, and I think I preferred this new RSA amp. I meant to run it heads-up against one of the few Predators that Ray had brought but got distracted at some point and forgot about it.

- Rob's Mind-Da. Just a nicely built and sounding amp all things considered. I thought it was quite a bit better than the Darkvoice 336 that I listened to.

- Joe's (actually Zanth's) GS1000. Lovely presentation that has very impressive bass for being a Grado. I don't think I would pay the full grand for it, but perhaps if one fell in the $700 range it would be worthwhile.
I'll get up more detailed stuff (w/ pics and whatnot) in a thread tomorrow.

It was a great time and nice to see people actually wanting to listen to my stuff this time around. My rig was getting a ton of playtime - at least as much as Ray's Meridian/Raptor/R10 setup. Today my MPX3 powered a Sextett, R10, SA5000, D2000 w/ Markl, stock D5000, HD650, ESW9, among others. She is a tired puppy .
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So...I have a question. I noticed that my headphones were classified as "gaming headphones" when they are nothing of the sort. Why is that? Just curious...http://www.noisefreeheadphones.com/philips_shn9500.htm
It's more of a "non-audiophile" category then a gaming category really, and that's what your headphones fell into.
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Keeping the dream alive!

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Nice work.

    
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Can I call it in my mind: "OCN Headset Club" (?) instead of headphones since even if a headset are headphones I do see emo kids running around with skullcandy headphones so I start thinking about it. Yeah I speculate a bit wierd.

Sorry but I have to say so, but please flame how much you want.

But otherwise I want to join (or apply?).
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is that the stello?
i am always amazed at how deep that thing is
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is that the stello?
i am always amazed at how deep that thing is
That's the Steller Stello alright.



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