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Cigar is Kahlua, wasn't that great.

Yeah, those are DX1000s, I owned that pair from July to October of last year iirc. Easily the most expensive headphone I've purchased, but worth the price of admission. Phenomenal bass, sorta dry/funky midrange, solid treble. I posted impressions of it somewhere in this beast of a thread, as I recall I had nothing but praise for it.

I would really like to hear it again, mostly because my rig is completely different from what it was last year.
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Cigar is Kahlua, wasn't that great.

Yeah, those are DX1000s, I owned that pair from July to October of last year iirc. Easily the most expensive headphone I've purchased, but worth the price of admission. Phenomenal bass, sorta dry/funky midrange, solid treble. I posted impressions of it somewhere in this beast of a thread, as I recall I had nothing but praise for it.

I would really like to hear it again, mostly because my rig is completely different from what it was last year.
They look really decent, I wish I could afford them. Any reason for getting rid of them? I just had a Rocky Patel “The Edge†Maduro to celebrate my first year of University.
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They look really decent, I wish I could afford them. Any reason for getting rid of them? I just had a Rocky Patel “The Edge†Maduro to celebrate my first year of University.
JVC recently released the DX700, a lower end version. And by lower end, I mean it still costs over $500 easily :/.

I sold the DX1000 on Head Fi and my Singlepower MPX3 to Namrac, both on a whim to fund my Moth Audio EC2A3 purchase, which is my current amplifier. While I miss the JVC at times, I'd miss having the Moth considerably more, so I guess it was worth it.
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JVC recently released the DX700, a lower end version. And by lower end, I mean it still costs over $500 easily :/.

I sold the DX1000 on Head Fi and my Singlepower MPX3 to Namrac, both on a whim to fund my Moth Audio EC2A3 purchase, which is my current amplifier. While I miss the JVC at times, I'd miss having the Moth considerably more, so I guess it was worth it.
now the dx700's look like a pair of bronzed cocoanuts instead of just realy polished ones cool. actualy they do seem very nice. way out of my price range though. cant wait to see someone on head-fi actualy do an impresions thread on them.
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Ah, found my impressions of the DX1000 as posted in this thread on Aug. 8th of last year:

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I realized that I never officially provided impressions for how this can sounds.

- Highs/Treble. Not as pronounced as my Denon or Grado, settled more inside the rest of the music (I would describe this as supplementing the midrange and bass). Completely luscious with really wonderful decay on cymbal hits and crashes. Never harsh in any manner.

- Midrange. As it has been described before, it is a little funky. Often characterized as "dry", because the lower mids are not very present. This makes vocals (and on occasion, percussion) feel slightly higher-pitched and narrower. It is an odd presentation that I do not even notice if I have not listened to the Denon the very same day. It is natural and organic, just not a style of midrange that you will find in any other headphone that I know of.

- Lows/Bass. Incredible. It is the bass I have always wanted. Accurate, very deep, detailed, resolving. It never feels bloated or overpowering, which is so impressive because it still has phenomenal impact and range. The control that JVC was able to create in the low frequencies is a work of art. I cannot imagine finding better bass in a closed headphone, as I prefer the lows of the DX to even the Sony R10, and by a large margin at that. The only competition would be from the Audio Technica L3000 which I have not yet heard.

~~~

While this heaphone is not neutral in any sense and exhibits a presentation that, for some, would take quite some time to get used to, I adore it. Every genre sounds superior to my Denon. It seemingly finds the artistic nuance in every song and brings it forth in a way that makes me smile every time I pop in a new cd. It is nice to be able to listen to music in an extremely critical and observational sense, but what the DX1000 does for me is make music fun again. At a certain point I was totally lost in trying to find exceptional analytical quality in my headphone selection. That is not what got me interested in headphones in the first place. The JVC brings me back to the joy that I had the first time I put on my AKG K81DJ last fall.
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thanks for finding it aura.
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NFF: who was in your last avatar? freaked me out every time I saw it...
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NFF: who was in your last avatar? freaked me out every time I saw it...
my favorite musican devin townsend. a canadian metal/prog/popish/ambient/electronic/soft artist.


i will be going back to an avitar of him later i just thought this one was funny.
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he really looks (looked) like that? mad props on the hair, I've heard a little bit of the music from you...what is the one album I should get to convert me?

mind you I like all types of music, from 80s crap to death metal, so don't feel the need to go easy on me in your recommendation..tell me what's really the best

edit:he does ambient? which album is that?
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