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I've seen so many threads of late I figured it would be good to condense and have lots of information all in one area.

Links To Sennheiser's website:
Sennheiser HD555
Sennheiser HD595

Reviews/Impression Threads:
mjg's HD555 unveiling
Furai's HD555 Review
The Wally's HD595 Review

Recommended Desktop Amps:
Millet Hybrid Max: Official Site, Official Head-Fi Thread
Millet Hybrid MiniMax: Official Site, Official Head-Fi Thread
Little Dot MKII Specs

Recommended Portable Amps:
mini3 Official Site
Meier CORDA XXS Official Site

Recommended Tweaks/Mods:
Replacement/Upgraded Cables
Impendance Adapter: Some claim the old 120ohm HD595 were better and adding 70ohm resistors makes the current production HD595 sound better. This is a point of opinion, but worth trying yourself with an adapter to see if you like it or not.
HD555/HD595 Soundstage Enhancement mod YMMV

Replacement Parts:
Sennheiser Headphone Holder: Model HH10, Item #510615
Stock Replacement Cable for HD555 & HD595: Item #510626

Interesting Reading:
HD555 same as HD595 speculation thread: Here
Edited by soloz2 - 6/20/09 at 3:33am
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Maybe we should have a section for recommended setups?

Maybe based on budget or activity?

One for Music/Movies, the other for gaming?

Just a suggestion, as the most questions I ever see about people buying serious sound equipment is they usually want to build a setup, like water cooling, most of the time, people don't want to buy an all in one, they want the real deal. Nothing half baked.
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Sweet idea
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In

Loving my pair.

The 3 metre cable is a pain though
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Loving my pair.

The 3 metre cable is a pain though
I'm thinking of shortening mine
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Loving my pair.

The 3 metre cable is a pain though
I think we had a brief discussion about that didn't we? shoot me an email.
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The 3 metre cable is a pain though
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I'm thinking of shortening mine
I wish they would have down the twirled cable like my really old Realistic Nova 20's.

The twisted up cable is much nicer if you are going to have a cable over 1meter
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Wait? Three metre cable?....that is a ton a ton. Still doesn't keep me from wanting them though.
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Wait? Three metre cable?....that is a ton a ton. Still doesn't keep me from wanting them though.
You'd never know how many times I've rolled across my computer room with headphones on.

3m cable = god send somedays.

Otherwise I would have ripped a cable out and probably :swearing: all over the place.
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