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ahhh, sounds like fun
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I'm hoping to enlist the help of a couple others in a DIY power cable experiment
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^
i dont get it
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^
i dont get it
It's a power cable. In The Matrix, machines farmed humans and drew energy from them, using them like batteries.
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ah, for some reason i didnt put that together
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I want to either recable my SR225s or buy some new tubes for the MKIII. I've posted a few cables for sale if anyone is interested to help gain funding.

http://www.overclock.net/sale/370497...ml#post4357194
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Hey there beautiful people. Here's my lightening review on my newest low budget cans.

This weekend I picked up these bad boys:



Sennheiser HD212 Pro's
. Let me begin with what everyone says about these lovely cans, they have bass, in LARGE amounts. For some people who aren't use to bass, or have it EQ'd to be tame, these cans are not for you. As for me, they have exactly the amount of bass I want. The bass is forward, almost a deepening sensation, resounding, warm, dark. It's all to wondrous. I like to "feel" my music, I want it in my ears, without being in my face, and I can feel the pics of the guitar in acoustics, and you can feel the bass just punch and flood your ears. Only on the heaviest, most complicated electronica do the cans stumble, as they're not as tight as their older brothers the HD280s.

As for the mids, what's their to say? They're present, but that's about it. The sit and let the bass take off. The highs are a little more relaxed. People who don't like bass, would say it drowns out the mids, but I saw none of this in my first 10 hours of listening. The soundstaging is excellent as out of any Senn's, letting instrumentals perform, although not letting them flourish.

Call me awkward, but I love them. For 50$, they're low budget bass head's dream. Comfortable, light, and time will show if they can take a beating. The earpads sit on the ears, and do get warm after an hour or two of play, but I consider them more comfortable than my 120$ ATH-A700's, and the build quality is on par, and I would argue above the ATH's. The cable, however, leaves much to be desired. It's not rubbery, so it's not prone to tangling, but it's thin and feels cheap, I feel like one wrong tug and they're done, just like sony or koss headphones.

As for noise isolation, they do a very, VERY good job at this on 35-45% volume, I was astounded. Better than my old closed back ATH-A700's. They leak more, but I'm in my room playing games, that's no issue. These should have been the cans I purchased a while ago, NOT the ATH-A700's. I know, apple sand oranges. These always run very well off an ipod, 50% volume and you're bumpin.

All in all, for 50$, these do exactly what is said, and more. Warm, dark, deep bass, a technolovers dream. I'd highly recommend these for someone on a budget. Light enough to take on a bus, too.

On a side note, I did also have a chance to give a good listen to the HD201's, HD280's, Denon D1001's, and AKG 271. The HD201's feel to cheap in my hands, cheaper than my old sony MDR-V300's. They sound balanced, but lack any fun, or presence. After a few songs on them, I shunned them. The HD280's are the tighter, evolved HD212's, but they're too dry, to analytical, very boring. Bass was clean, mids and highs were well represented, but the sound annoyed me. As for the denon's and AKG's, I'm going back for a longer listen, so I'll give you my 2 cents later. TTFN.
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I used to have the 271S and was fairly impressed, but they were my first cans. The only things I could AB them was with the icemat siberias, lol, and they were obviously miles better.
    
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I used to have the 271S and was fairly impressed, but they were my first cans. The only things I could AB them was with the icemat siberias, lol, and they were obviously miles better.

I could only AB the 271's to the Denons, and I didn't wanna AB them, I'd rather go back and sit down with my own portable source and see how they perform. I loved the denon 1001's, i can only imagine the D2000's with the cup mods :O
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Add me to the list. I've got v-moda Vibes (gunmetal color) and Sennheiser CX300B's. I'll be getting some AudioTechnica AD700's soon though hopefully.
 
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