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Well I have been so pumped up about getting them, and today they came so I plugged them into my source (marantz SR4200) and was not really that impressed they sounded flat, so I cranked up the volume and I could very clearly here a popping noise if you take them of your head and leave them on the desk you can very clearly here the tell tail sign of a dead speaker, Just goes to show even a high end sennheiser can be DOA.
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The HD595 does sound flat and boring. It's just how it is.

(Yes, I own one.)
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The HD595 does sound flat and boring. It's just how it is.

(Yes, I own one.)
But they shouldn't kill your ear when you crank it up.
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Are you sure it's not just clipping? Whats the audio source, if you play something really bad quality at a high volume then you can get a "popping" noise. Have you tried them with a different source?

Do they "pop" at lower volumes too?
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Are you sure it's not just clipping? Whats the audio source, if you play something really bad quality at a high volume then you can get a "popping" noise. Have you tried them with a different source?

Do they "pop" at lower volumes too?
They only pop at high volumes and normally when there's quick bass, I have tired my source (PC/Marantz SR4200/6.5mm out to them) then To rule out my sound card or what ever it may be I used my dads stack system with with the direct out, at high volumes the popping noise was still there. I then used an old potable cd player with I couldn't get to pop put it was very quite as its unamped.
And I get the same issue with FLAC.
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yes, poping sounds during bass i heard means dead speaker,
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post #7 of 23
Try plugging them into your computer or ipod without going through the Marantz first.
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Try plugging them into your computer or ipod without going through the Marantz first.
I have already tried that, and I couldn't get them to pop but that's only because they cant get loud.
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Are you using your headphones as speakers or something? They're not supposed to be all that loud.
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post #10 of 23
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Are you using your headphones as speakers or something? They're not supposed to be all that loud.
There loud but not to the point were I would think a high end headphones couldn't cope.
Edited by papcrap - 1/1/11 at 7:03am
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