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Care to elaborate? I've heard of break in periods for speakers and what not, but unfamiliar with the process.
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Care to elaborate? I've heard of break in periods for speakers and what not, but unfamiliar with the process.
"Burning In" usually just mean "listen to your music on them for awhile"

Some people do it with headphones.
Put the volume about 80% and put some good tracks through them and let them run for a few days. Then after a bit they'll sound better than when they were fresh and new.
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post #8793 of 37823
Burn in, means you're wearing the speakers in.

Just keep your volume below 75%. The lesser the volume, the longer the burn in process takes.
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post #8794 of 37823
Alright, that can be done I have quite a few different genres of music.
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Also consider playing white noise through them at a high volume for around 5 hours, then give them a bit of a break and do it again.
    
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Should I do the 595 "mod" to them or wait?
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I'd wait.
When i first got them i was underwhelmed, but as they burned in, they really grew on me.
Then I did the grille mod, and its amazing =P

but try burning in stock first. Then the foam mod, then the grille
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post #8798 of 37823
I let them play music from about 6-7PM until 1 PM today and put on white noise from then until now. Should I do some more? I really can't tell the difference since I barely used them from when I opened them up.
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To be honest, burning in headphones tends not to make a huge difference. You might slightly notice tighter bass, but the majority of the time people hear a difference because they expect to hear one.
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To be honest, burning in headphones tends not to make a huge difference. You might slightly notice tighter bass, but the majority of the time people hear a difference because they expect to hear one.
If you're wearing them, it takes you a while to get used to the sound. After a while you are used to it so you can distinguish details better. I think that's where most of the burn in hype comes from.

Honestly, out of all the headphones I've bought and intentionally burned in I've barely noticed it on like two of the five (and didn't really notice anything on the others), and even that could have been a coincidence because of the song playing or my ears adjusting (or with IEM's getting them to fit right). If there is a difference, like you said it's barely noticeable.
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