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post #7031 of 38098
Congrats on the splurge Julian, I quite enjoyed the DV337 the single time I heard it (coincidentally it was paired with the first DX1000 I ever heard).

That HD580 has been around the block I guess .
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post #7032 of 38098
Add Z.buds to my list please.

And check out my review. I like them a lot.
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post #7033 of 38098
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Congrats on the splurge Julian, I quite enjoyed the DV337 the single time I heard it (coincidentally it was paired with the first DX1000 I ever heard).
Thanks Bryan. According to the good people at head-direct, the amp should be here mid-week.

When I had both the dv 336 and the caliente in the house at the same time, I kept thinking that I would love an amp with the dynamic presentation and midrange warmth of the darkvoice combined with the clarity and instrument separation of the caliente. I heard more detail with the caliente but I had more fun listening to the darkvoice. The biggest issue I'm having with the caliente is that I find it too polite in comparison to the darkvoice. The sonic presentation just isn't as exciting as I'd like it to be. I'm anticipating that going higher in the darkvoice line will get me closer to what I'm after.

I also got ahold of a pair of sennheiser HD580s with an Enigma Audio Oracle cable. When I got rid of the senns the first time, I figured that they're easier to get ahold of than the k501s and since I needed the money, I'd sell the 580s and grab another pair later. When I let them go, I actually preferred the sound of the 580s. I've since come to the conclusion that the k501s are just far too lacking in the bass department for my tastes and for most types of music, I actually prefer my jvcs due the more dynamic nature of their presentation. "Politeness," I'm finding, is a characteristic that I just don't desire at all in my music.

Lastly, I went ahead and picked up a HeadAmp pico dac as Justin was still willing to sell it to me at the intro price and for much the same reason that I'm selling the caliente, I'll also be selling my Scott Nixon Dac. There isn't much difference in the clarity of the music with either of the dacs, but I find that the pico generates a more exciting window to the music in comparison to the Nixon dac. The tube dac is a little too laid back for my liking.

I'll be sure to post impressions when the 337se gets here but it may just be rolled into my Can Jam impressions depending on how long I have with it before Can Jam.

Music aside, I hope everyone's having a great memorial day weekend and the is plentiful .

Cheers,
Julian

Oh, and if FallenAngel happens across this post and is a little confused by all the headphones I've owned in the past few weeks, my current phones are jvcs and the senns in my sig.
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post #7034 of 38098
I'll have this for a week or two, starting this Thursday ...

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Head-fi local gal, Shelly is loaning it to me for a week or two. Gonna pick it up when I hand the trusty Stello HP100 off to her.

Looking forward to the listen, actually.

    
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post #7035 of 38098
Kewl stuffs Julian and Joel . Heh, J&J represent OCNHC ftw.

If you guys get bored check/post thread in the new subforum. Our more technical discussions will fit right in with its purpose.
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post #7036 of 38098
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Kewl stuffs Julian and Joel . Heh, J&J represent OCNHC ftw.

If you guys get bored check/post thread in the new subforum. Our more technical discussions will fit right in with its purpose.
i bet many of the crew will be very happy with this development! i for one am estatic for a more specific subfourm.
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post #7037 of 38098
Hey guys.
Should be acquiring the following soon:
- Audio Technica ATH-ES7
- Audio Technica ATH-WM5
- Sennheiser CX500
- Sennheiser CX55

So 2 new pairs of closed headphones and two new pairs of Canal Phones to try.
I managed to find good deal on them so it didn't cost as much as it should have.
Looking for something portable from both category's (Head/Canal) so I'll see which I like better. Then I may give the spares to a friend(s) as presents.

Anyone want to know what they sound like when I get them, or are they too Low-Grade? (How would you rate them.)

Cheers,
- R34P3R
 
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Hey guys.
Should be acquiring the following soon:
- Audio Technica ATH-ES7
- Audio Technica ATH-WM5
- Sennheiser CX500
- Sennheiser CX55

So 2 new pairs of closed headphones and two new pairs of Canal Phones to try.
I managed to find good deal on them so it didn't cost as much as it should have.
Looking for something portable from both category's (Head/Canal) so I'll see which I like better. Then I may give the spares to a friend(s) as presents.

Anyone want to know what they sound like when I get them, or are they too Low-Grade? (How would you rate them.)

Cheers,
- R34P3R
cant say what they sound like but i love the es7's look they have got to be one of the sexyst portables out there... besides the ed8's that is.
hope to hear your impresions once you get them and have adequate time with them.
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post #7039 of 38098
I want some nice open cans, bad. I really want something like MS-1s but actually comfortable. My A900s just are too goofy looking to wear all the time...
    
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