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i've got pretty large ears so there's not much room for adjustment in how they sit, particularly with oval shaped cups. there's more room for forward/back adjustment with my circular DT770's. moving the HD650's forward/back as much as practical (without deforming the ear) doesn't change the sound signature as far as i can tell. long story short: there's only one way for them to sit on my noggin with my elephant ears.
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Look A-OK to me thumb.gif. How they sounding?
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got a free pair of HD 555's today. i'm not complaining
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An Audioquest Dragonfly

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An Audioquest Dragonfly
http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1140322/width/350/height/700

that's getting a lot of attention on head-fi.
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Might have accidentally purchase an Ultrasone Pro 900. We'll see.
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Might have accidentally purchase an Ultrasone Pro 900. We'll see.

never shop online while under the influence of alcohol and/or cookies.
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never shop online while under the influence of alcohol and/or cookies.

I was guilty of that about 24 hrs ago. doh.gif
    
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I bailed on the purchase as logic re-took my brain. That and the guy was a first time seller and I didn't feel comfortable with him.
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Today, browsing the thrift stores. I walked by these speakers. thought nothing of them. Continued browsing. About to leave store, the girl is still looking at stuff, I go to pick them up and notice, he these are a little heavy (est. 12lbs each) So I look on the back, and notice "the fisher". Quick google-fu brings up a single thread about someone not being able to find out anything about them. Figure, for $8, theres only a little money to lose and buy them.




I get them home, hook them up with the quickness. First thing I notice, is that they take quiet a bit more power to power than either of the b&w that I have in my room, which themselves are already a not so efficient speakers. Get them both going, start with just a general mix of music. Some of my reference songs. Then I get to David Bowie's - Oh You pretty things. Sounding good so I decide to open them up a little more, immediately changed the sound, it went from a zoned, almost strained mids sound. To a nice, wide, mellow sounds that completely lacks the overly done crispiness that I have grown used to with b&w. Then I put on C.S.N.Y - Cathedral. Everything is going good for the slower part of the song, nice clear, mellow sound. Voice really comes front and center with these speakers, I am already pretty satisfied with the sound these put out for their price. Then comes the "open up the gates let me out of here" The sound is now wide open, mids filled to the brim but not overdone. Awesome.

Mind you, this is all being said, coming from someone whom generally only hears low/mid range b&w, and nothing more. Which can add a sort of placebo to the difference's I'm hearing in the sound. But these speakers are a welcome part of this household. It had been mentioned to me several times by members of another forum I am part of that I would probably like the sound of "vintage" speakers. While I wont be giving up my B&W anytime soon, I will however be on the lookout for something similar to these in the future.
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