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Tested and the mic worked?

I just don't see where the mic signal would travel....
post #7152 of 38128
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post
I'd rather get a decent doesn't need to be amped headphone (e.g. Denon D5000/ recabled D2000 for that price range) than underamp one tbh.
all headphones will sound better with better equipment upstream.
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post #7153 of 38128
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
all headphones will sound better with better equipment upstream.
However underamping a headphone = will no way reach it's potential thus can be beaten by headphone that require little amping to forfill it's potential (or closer to it).
post #7154 of 38128
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post
Tested and the mic worked?

I just don't see where the mic signal would travel....
Yeah lol
You can see the little thin cable in one of the pics, that's the mic cable
I need to get some sleeving for it
Edited by CorpussStalker - 6/11/09 at 7:41am
 
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post #7155 of 38128
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
all headphones will sound better with better equipment upstream.
That's my thinking as well on the issue.
I'd be amping eventually anyways to provided the cleanest stream I can afford. Primarily for vinyl. I don't care too much about the stream quality on my compressed movies and music w/ onboard audio.
post #7156 of 38128
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Pushed wiring through and screwed the mic in so that it would swivel like it did on the HS-100's

So I can have it either beside my month or turned up so its out of the way
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post #7157 of 38128
Hey guys,

I recently acquired a pair of Sennheiser HD 212 Pro's that needed the Ear pads replacing, no big deal.
Upon changing the damaged Ear pads, I decided to open them up and see what's inside. (Also it was a bit tricky to change the pads, not much room to get in behind)

As I'm new to Headphones and Audio, I am wanting to inquire as to what "soft mods" I can perform on these to achieve better sound quality.
By "soft mod", I mean a modification that is relatively simple, or can easily be reversed. (E.g. Adding dampening material, not cable changes)

I'm looking for more bass and softer mids, treble is fine.
Most people say these have tonnes of bass, but I found it to be lackluster no matter what I drove them with.
Treble meanwhile was quite nice and defined, mids were a tad harsh.

So, what are my options in modifying them?
I have attached some pictures so you can see what you're dealing with.
So far I have seen no pictures on the internet of the HD 212 Pro's drivers or "insides", so I took my own.



Any and all useful information is appreciated.
If you would like/need any more pictures simply ask and I will upload them.

Thank you for your time and support.
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post #7158 of 38128
I'm thinking about upgrading my source. Anyone interested in a PartsConnexion 1+ modded Music Hall CD25?
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price?
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probably about $375,I have the original box/receipt and it was like $995. They normally sell for about $400+ used.
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