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I think I must be the only person who thought the mod makes the HD555 sound much worse

I found the treble to be far too "bright" with the foam removed.
They do become bright but only with bright sources. Not veiled anymore and become much more beneficial for movies.
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post #272 of 498
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Well I did the HD555 foam mod like described here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvQ8PzBrHXE although not sure why the guy used screwdriver after removing the screws to remove the driver as it just pops out by itself after the screws are removed.

Anyway I noticed slightly lesser bas impact but the cans have become more transparent compared to the veil they had before. Literally like removing bed sheets from the tweeter of a speaker. Quite an improvement and its really to do in matter of minutes. The mod has taken the HD555 on another level, on the HD595 level to be exact and its completely reversible. Recommended.
Now you need to cut that crappy plastic out
    
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My JVC HA-RX900s came in today, how do i break them in? I plan on doing the mod to get better noise cancellation and such. They are much better than my creative HS-900s comfort wise but the sound quality is just not as good but not much of a compromise.
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New Setup, Dayton B652 bookshelves(some $25 bookshelves that actually sounds very decent) and a subwoofer I made from 3 x Dahlquist/Bravox 6.5" subwoofer(Scan Speak level distortion at 1/25th of the price) powered by a 115W Foster plate amp. My receiver is a Pioneer VSX-918-K.



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I built them myself.

    
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a pair of balanced to unbalanced interconnects



made from high quality parts:
Canare Star Quad L-4E6S
Neutrik XLR plugs
ViaBlue RCA plugs
Cardas silver eutectic solder

This is my 1st. interconnect ever made btw
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Looks great, nice job
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Where do you source your parts?
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I built them myself.
Move your speakers away from the wall, you're partially horn loading them by placing them at the corners.
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