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How do you "burn in" headphones? I'm getting some HD 555's or HD 595's and just wanted to know. Also, will I hear a difference over the HD 201's I have now?
Honestly normal listening with medium-high volume will do the trick. They say after 50 Hrs you notice a difference and after 200 Hrs they will be maxed out. Some people swear by using an MP3 loop of either white or pink noise but its not the only way.

Try this - http://www.jlabaudio.com/burn.php
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post #8952 of 38144
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How do you "burn in" headphones? I'm getting some HD 555's or HD 595's and just wanted to know. Also, will I hear a difference over the HD 201's I have now?
I like to soak them in 1 liter of kerosene, then light them on fire and let it burn for at least 15 mins.
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post #8953 of 38144
I have Beyer dt770 pro-80s, audio technica ath-es7, super-fi 5 EB, and a bunch of others.

have tried grado sr 325i and ath-a700 and many more.

my fav for music is the es7 and for gaming and heavier music like metal and dubstep i like the beyers.
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post #8954 of 38144
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Honestly normal listening with medium-high volume will do the trick. They say after 50 Hrs you notice a difference and after 200 Hrs they will be maxed out. Some people swear by using an MP3 loop of either white or pink noise but its not the only way.

Try this - http://www.jlabaudio.com/burn.php
Thanks!

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I like to soak them in 1 liter of kerosene, then light them on fire and let it burn for at least 15 mins.
And here I was thinking of using regular unleaded.
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Again, you are wrong. Bose earphones are the best, for the money.


-_-
i seem to have the strange opinion that bose is absolute garbage

and that LED 210 htz tv's are a gimick

and that surround sound headphones and turtle beaches are a gimmick

maybe i'm spewing blasphome?
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Guys what are the benefits of higher impedance headphones vs lower impedance ones? I already know that higher impedance phones need a lot more juice from an amp to achieve its full potential, but other than that, does it improve the sound quality given they are properly driven? Im really pleased with my M50 but I like to plan my upgrades with a lot of anticipation .
Edited by Royraiden - 12/13/10 at 7:07am
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post #8957 of 38144
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i seem to have the strange opinion that bose is absolute garbage

and that LED 210 htz tv's are a gimick

and that surround sound headphones and turtle beaches are a gimmick

maybe i'm spewing blasphome?
For the most part you are right. "LED" tv's need higher refresh rates to compensate for their inherent lack of ability to properly display motion. Surround sound headphones using Dolby Headphone actually do a credible job at recreating surround speakers to some extent. They don't hold a candle to a processor like the Realiser (that's what I use) but still offer some benefits over standard stereo.

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Guys what are the benefits of higher impedance headphones vs lower impedance ones? I already know that higher impedance phones need a lot more juice from an amp to achieve its full potential, but other than that, does it improve the sound quality given they are properly driven? Im really pleased with my M50 but I like to plan my upgrades with a lot of anticipation .
They both tend to have different sonic signatures when produced by the same manufacturer. There are amazing headphones that are in both arenas. The Denon 700's sound amazing and are easily driven. The Beyer DT880 600Ohm's and the Sennheiser 800's are both high impedence and sound amazing. It really depends on your amplification setup and what your budget is. I currently am using an electrostatic headphone setup which bypasses the issue.
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Guys what are the benefits of higher impedance headphones vs lower impedance ones? I already know that higher impedance phones need a lot more juice from an amp to achieve its full potential, but other than that, does it improve the sound quality given they are properly driven? Im really pleased with my M50 but I like to plan my upgrades with a lot of anticipation .
depends on the design of the headphone. In beyerdynamic headphones, it means a lighter driver diaphragm and also it's easier to run out of a proper amp as it requires less current.
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depends on the design of the headphone. In beyerdynamic headphones, it means a lighter driver diaphragm and also it's easier to run out of a proper amp as it requires less current.
I asked precisely because of those Beyerdynamic higher ohms headphones.Im liking the Dt700's a lot.
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Denon AH-D7000's are my designated next headphones sometime next year probably around april.

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