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How to request purchase advice: https://pastebin.com/fYZLW7Ub

For sub-$50 headphones and IEMs, check out the infographic in >>>/g/csg

Headphone guide: https://canpicker.com/

/g/ wiki headphone FAQ: https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php?title=Headphones

Previous thread: >>66352988

>> No.66361170
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>> No.66361176
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buy stax

>> No.66361183

>>66361170
>tfw those stands cost $109 in australia

>> No.66361222
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Anyone ever had this phenomenon happen to them where you suddenly feel your ear change in pressure and everything is suddenly much louder, only for a minute before going back to normal?

>> No.66361238
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from last thread about pic related:
>>66361130
ouu tell me more actually!
How's the quality on PC while connecged through USB? That part has confused me alittle.
also, what else do you have connected and how does the 'gain' switch work? thanks

>> No.66361250

>>66361176
best advertisement desu

>> No.66361288

talk me out of buying a lyr 3

>> No.66361370

>>66361288
You should follow your instincts.

>> No.66361387

>>66361238
neutral sounding with more details
"gain" amplifier like 20% volume and wider soundstage I guess LUL.
but u only like 1/4 volume control to drive any under 600ohm headphone.

>> No.66361411

>>66361370
instincts tell me to buy it because it looks pretty and the retards on other forums says it pairs well with hd800

not sure if the instincts are worth trusting

>> No.66361445

>>66361411
Doesn’t schitt have a return policy? Also there are some used on eBay you could try.

>> No.66361496

>>66361238
>How's the quality on PC while connected through USB?
fine. specially if you use wasapi or not windows
on latest win10 build it got slight popping issue for me at 32bit/44khz in chrome with youtube, weirdly games worked fine
24/48Khz seems to be ideal setting on mine
it powers my 600s at about 10-11o'clock on a knob high gain, bass and higher mids on 600 start to sound cleaner after a weaker amp
those damn strings start to sound real, it's like you got your ear near them to hear every post pluck distortion
you can also hardware EQ it for warmer sound with internal switches
funny thing, mine came with two packets of switches and two replacement LEDs

one more thing, gain switch changes sound very slightly for hd600s on low/high gain loudness aside, it takes a while to notice so play with it

>> No.66361562

>>66361288
Cavalli liquid platinum

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>>66361238
That's a nice knob.

>> No.66361617

>>66361562
inb4 actually fine soldering pics

>> No.66361697

>>66361238
it's good, and has Amanero USB, which is allegedly the best performing USB on the market
review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiNdTUxGYCo

>> No.66361715

>>66361697
>allegedly the best performing USB on the market
i'd take asmedia over it, it got issues. I wish they updated drivers more often

>> No.66361719

>>66361162
Thank you for not using an anime image.

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>>66361162
What is Santa bringing?

>> No.66361739

>>66361496
>>66361387
>>66361697
Don't take this the wrong way but I still wonder if the NFB11 is actually that good or if it's just purchase rationalization.

>> No.66361741

>>66361238
Dude you must buy this with an upgrade !!!

>> No.66361748

>>66361739
it probably sounds fine just like most other solid state amps

>> No.66361755

>>66361387
>>66361496
Right on, I'll most likey buy this, feels like a future proof purchase.

>>66361600
I think so too, but that smug anime face tells me you're being sarcastic lol

>> No.66361766

>>66361739
Are you the fedora tipping gentlemen in the last tread?

>> No.66361781

>>66361741
!! OK

>> No.66361782

>>66361766
It's the other way around, I'm one of the anons that ticked his autism.

>> No.66361797

>>66361739
Resale value for them is very high, if you were to end up not liking it for some reason. Probably wouldn't even take a loss on it if you resold it, actually.

>> No.66361807

>>66361782
So quick to be rude, I thought we were sharing a laugh together

>> No.66361819
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>>66361755
Wrong anime face.

>> No.66361825

>>66361807
Well, seeing both sides getting riled up is always funny for me.

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>>66361819
at first I was like
>pic related

>> No.66361841

>>66361825
M'anon
*tips headphone

>> No.66361847

>>66361828
I want to bully a dumb goddess.

>> No.66361859
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>>66361755
If u live in the state buy the Jotunheim.
\ / Make America great again\ /

>can someone help me photoshop my waifu's headphone to beyer T1 really appreciated.

>> No.66361883

>>66361859
>schiit
no

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> need help with cb-1's
I finally decided to buy the cb-1's, but first I want to know if they're a risky purchase because of the poor build quality.
Has anyone had an experience with them and should I buy them over the pro 82's?

>> No.66361904

>>66361739
>if it's just purchase rationalization.
when I got 600s I despised them, they felt barely better than 598
two years later I can't listen to 598s they are too muddy
NFB11 has instant "woah, this is better" effect I didn't expect. All I wanted was a bit more power in a combo, turned out better than expected.

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>>66361847
>step one: buy aqua plush
>step two: throw plush around
>step three: repeat

>> No.66361926

>>66361883
It fits in with his waifu.

>> No.66361929

>>66361896
You get a 1 year warranty from status audio but I'd probably still get the Takstar over it.

>> No.66361936

>>66361904
How were you driving the 600?

>> No.66361954

>>66361936
eastbound, four on the floor

>> No.66361962

>>66361936
on board at first, then quickly smsl m6, now nfb11

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>>66361883
Help ur anon frog buddy out...
need new phone wallpaper.

>> No.66361984

>>66361962
I'm quite happy with the M6, but it's good to know that there is a clear upgrade path.

>> No.66361986

>>66361926
savage

>> No.66362001

>>66361896
>should I buy them over the pro 82's?
no

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>>66361981

>> No.66362042

I'm thinking in buying this cheap headphones.

http://amzn.eu/8YY7kz2

I want a basic headphones to watch movies, tv series and stuff like that. I want them to be over-ear, from a well known brand and with cable. This is the best I have seen until now. Opinions on it? Any other recommendation? It should be under 40$.

Things I don't like about this Sony cheap headphones:

- They don't have even volume control.
- The thin plastic in the ear zone. I have an old ones and that thin plastic is all broken. The one in here >>66361896 is made of a better plastic.

>> No.66362063

Anyone else waiting for their crack, turns out the sale bogged them down hard. Mine is scheduled for about the 28th so expect similar for yours.

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>> No.66362173

lol just use earpods

>> No.66362177

>>66362173
This but stax

>> No.66362181

>>66362177
This but X2s

>> No.66362195

>>66362181
This but

>> No.66362201

>>66362195
this

>> No.66362215

>>66362201

>> No.66362284

66362215

>> No.66362312

>>66362042
no shitphones

>> No.66362351

>>66362312
Oh sorry mate. So I have to post in Chink Shit General then although this is not a chink brand.

Ok mate. Thank you mate.

>> No.66362372

>>66361562
I would rather buy Schiit than this chink-made trash.

https://www.head-case.org/forums/topic/13275-massdrop-cavalli-tube-hybrid/

>> No.66362387

>>66362372
>linking to head case
Zero credibility.

Also, this is made by monoprice not massdrop so not even relevant.

>> No.66362393

>>66362387
wew

>> No.66362398

>>66362387
to be fair to head case it's more credible than any other major audio forum except asr

>> No.66362409

>>66362372
That's not the same amp.

>> No.66362415

>>66362398
Head case is SBAF tier.

>> No.66362422

>>66362415
I would say sbaf <<< headfi < headcase<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< asr

>> No.66362437

>>66362415
>>66362422
also one of the reasons I support headcase is because of how good the diy community there is, they've helped me a lot

>> No.66362438

>>66362387
That thread raises a valid complaint though in regards to the questionable build quality of the CTH.

>> No.66362448

>>66362422
Head case is the same as SBAF in that they're both shill forums except instead of being schiit shills they're spritzer/KG shills. At least the owners of SBAF aren't directly manufacturing snake oil and ripping people off.

>> No.66362454

>>66362448
what diy audio community is better than head case

>> No.66362459

>>66362438
Which is irrelevant because we're talking about monoprice, not massdrop.
>>66362454
diyaudooheaven

>> No.66362469

>>66362459
>monoprice, not massdrop.

Great, it will be even worse then.

>> No.66362474

>>66362469
Epic, now go back to headcase, shill.

>> No.66362479

>>66362459
I dont think diyah is nearly as helpful as headcase, when I posted there I didn't get any helpful replies

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>>66362474

>> No.66362494

>>66362479
No excuse for selling snake oil and shilling with clear conflicts of interest. I'm glad you got help, doesn't make what they do any less scummy.

>> No.66362517

>>66362422
I would argue that Head-fi in 2018 is better than SBAF. Individual threads like the electrostatic general thread are helpful and informative and let's not forget that it has a nice used gear section.

>> No.66362541

Does anyone here know how big the stock pads on the Bose QC35 are compared to the stock pads on the M40x?

>> No.66362550

>>66362517
thats what my chart says, I put sbaf on the bottom by far

>> No.66362643

>balanced
>2.5mm

>> No.66362649

>>66362643
>balanced
>ever
no

>> No.66362678

>>66362649
>unbalanced

>> No.66362709

>>66362678
every headphone cable is balanced

"balanced" cables and setups are a scam to take advantage of gullible fools

which is why professional audio gear never has balanced connections even when it costs tens to hundreds of thousands, while shitty audiophool garbage does

>> No.66362892

>>66362678
single ended?

>> No.66362970

NFB28.38, R2R28, Gustard A20H, or Schiit Jotunheim?

>> No.66363001

>>66362970
obviously the nfb28 unless you want the tube imitation r2r (just eq dont get a r2r), and how are you still considering a schiit anything in 2018

>> No.66363172

>>66363001
How about GUSTARD H20,yulong aquila.

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>Day 17 of saving for STAX Earspeakers

Turns out i can't sell my dad's car for STAX.

It's gonna be a long grind from here on out because i already spent my dad's PS4 and medication money on other things.

>> No.66363210

>>66363172
if you're spending that much just get a rme adi 2 dac

>> No.66363215

does anyone really own Stax?

>> No.66363223

>>66363215
only argon anon does

>> No.66363238

>>66363223
you sure they don’t own him?

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>>66363210

>> No.66363273

where can i get cheap custom hd600 cables

>> No.66363305

>>66363210
Why? It's headphone out is weak.

>> No.66363316

>>66363273
Make your own.

>> No.66363412

>>66363305
How so?

>> No.66363438

>>66363412
>Max power @ 0.001% THD: 1.5 W per channel
That's garbage for something of that price.

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I picked up a couple of often shit on headphones with the intention of returning them if I hate them.

>M1060
Surprisingly good. This is my first set of planars and I'm surprised by how good the bass is. I'm probably going to hang on to them. Incredibly heavy and uncomfortable though. I'm going to have to look into some mods that will allow me to use them for more than an hour.

>HD700
I got these on sale for $280 and feel like I overpaid. Their build quality and comfort are top notch but they sound terrible. Everything just sounds so muddy. My HD558's sound better to my ears. I should have bought 600's instead.

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Should I get the Fostex t50rp mk3's with mods, or the HD 600s???

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>>66363505
>HD700

>> No.66363558

>>66363540
hd660s

>> No.66363568

>>66363505
whats hilarious about the hd700 is its msrp is $1000 and its still somehow worse than the hd600

one of the things that made me lose faith in headphone review was seeing the positive reviews of the hd700 back when it came out....... at $1000 msrp...........

people now pretend like everybody knew it was a shitphone but it got legit hyped back when it came out

>> No.66363578

>>66363438
t. deaf anon
why buy any expensive gear if you can't hear

>> No.66363605

>>66363578
Okay, I'll be sure to stay away from RME garbage in the future. Thanks.

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>>66361162
>>66361728
Fuck off frogposters

>> No.66363628

>>66363605
if you need more power than that you are literally beyond hearing aid level

>> No.66363694

>>66363628
With every retarded post you make, I'm less and less inclined to go RME.

>> No.66363734

>>66363694
I really don't care what the fuck you buy. you're straight up deaf if you need more power than that, or you're a retard who doesn't understand just how loud that is.

>> No.66363748

>>66363734
You don't understand how volume works. Thanks for opening my eyes, I didn't realize RME sycophants were this idiotic. I'll be sure to stay away from RME.

>> No.66363774

>>66363748
here are the options for you
1. you're deaf (best value option)
2. you don't understand power (retarded)
3. you want something you won't even use (retarded)
4. you're plugging in speakers to your headphone jack (retarded)

>> No.66363782

>>66363774
Keep proving my point.

>> No.66363791

>>66363782
I'm going to guess a mixture of 2&3 best describes you but to be kind I'll go ahead and give you the benefit of the doubt and assume you're just deaf and a bit slow

>> No.66363799

>>66363791
Right on cue. Reminder that you're the argon anon of RME.

>> No.66363827

>>66363799
find me any source that shows you need more power than that for any normal use, because going beyond that level is well into the range of permanently destroying headphones

you're literally retarded, and I'm guessing you're just baiting me at this point by acting stupid

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>>66363827
>1.5 Watts maximum is enough
>he doesn't EQ
>he doesn't account for headphone sensitivity
>he doesn't understand dynamic range
RME is garbage.
http://nwavguy.blogspot.com/2011/09/more-power.html

How about you fucking kill yourself.

>> No.66363914

>>66363540
HD600.

>> No.66363926
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What are your recommendations?
>£50 maximum
>Earbuds
>Need to be rubber/in ear
>decent all-round audio quality
Tired of carrying headphones everywhere and need some cheap, bang for your buck earbuds.

>> No.66364012

>>66363926
westone um1

>> No.66364249

My Hyperx Cloud II are done for, I need something new, 7.1 surround sound, closed and preferably wireless. Any recommendations? I'm not that savvy and I don't trust review scores.

>> No.66364319

>>66364249
no shitphones

>> No.66364330

>>66363837
>link an article
>don't even read it
nice, if you had bothered to read it you would know that's already more than enough. but I see you're a class A retard, thanks for the link though will help if somebody else shows up as stupid as you.

>> No.66364335

How much sound quality improvement do you actually gain by upgrading your dac/amp? For example, comparing the Fiio 10K to the NFB-11.28 if both dac/amps can drive the headphones you're using?

My little Fiio 10k does great, but it's so tiny that it almost flips the device when you turn the volume knob. I want something bigger just for better form factor, but I don't want to spend money on a similar device just because it's bigger, if I can actually get better audio quality by investing in a more expensive dac/amp.

When I compare a $75 dac/amp to a $330+, I'm thinking of an eargasm difference and not just the slightest of audiophile sound tuning. Which result would I actually accomplish?

Powering HD600s and DT770-80s.

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>>66361162
How up to date is this canpicker website? Like is there a better place to browse headphones?

Ive been meaning to upgrade from my Sennheisers that I have. 5 years old and they still work fine. Just want something better.

>> No.66364386

Bought cheap replacement pads for my old HD215's but they don't come with the plastic plate that clips the pad to the headphones. Am I supposed to take out the plastic plate from my old one and shove it into the new one?

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>>66364361
>Ive been meaning to upgrade from my Sennheisers that I have. 5 years old and they still work fine. Just want something better.

>> No.66364393

>>66364361
>https://pastebin.com/fYZLW7Ub

>Budget
>Location
>Source
>Type of headphone
>Open or closed
>Comfort level
>Sound signature
>Past headphones

?

>> No.66364474

>>66364361
>>66364393
>Budget
$200
>>Location
USA
>>Source
Phone/mp3/mp4 player
>>Type of headphone
full over ear
>>Open or closed
closed
>>Comfort level
high, preferably with high durability
>>Sound signature
bassy/warm
>>Past headphones
HD 429s (I think I got them for like $40)

>> No.66364547

I know i am going to get shit on for this but if headphone and separate mic isn't possible, what gaymer headset would y'all recommend?

>> No.66364595

>>66364547
Sennheiser game one

>> No.66364790

>>66363926
Tin audio t2

>> No.66364795
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Reminder. I still own them.

>> No.66364807

>>66364795
are they worth the price?

>> No.66364808

>>66364795
based argon anon

>> No.66364820

>>66364795
show us the "your order is on the way" email from audiocubes

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someone please post some white wooaudio stands

>> No.66364966

>>66364386
Yeah, when they aren't genuine you have to make sure that they have the rings or you are going to use the old ones.

>> No.66364972

>>66364820
d-delet this

>> No.66364974

>>66364972
he still hasn't responded kek

>> No.66364992

speakers suck

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>>66361162
Idol trash here. What's your setup like, Anon?

>> No.66365075
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What brands have the best build quality and long term parts availability?

What brands have the worst build quality and long term parts availability?

What brands are good at one of the things, but bad at the other?

>> No.66365099

>>66361162
what specs should i look for in a headset? what is the best earbuds on the market? what are the best brands?

>> No.66365138

>>66365075
Just get Sennheiser HD600.
You're looking for something well balanced. You won't find any better.

>> No.66365146

>>66365138
>Snaphitler

>> No.66365160

>>66364992
Is it because you're afraid of people hearing your hentai?

>> No.66365167

should I get the HD600 if I'm afraid my mom's going to listen to my embarrassing music from behind the door? this is important

>> No.66365203

>>66361162
disgusting image

>> No.66365205

>>66365167
Yes, you should.
>open headphones
Will barely be heard in the same room if you run them loud. Definitely not heard at all from another room.
>hd600
Are the headphones to buy.

>> No.66365249

>>66364820
I hope my stax arrive before his (assuming he actually bought them)
That way i can post my argons and staxs and steal his thunder

>> No.66365264

>>66365167
Unless you play them super loud they won't be heard outside of your room.

>> No.66365275

>>66365146
Not him but what are you referring to?

Do Sennheiser snap easily? I have a pair and the only problem ive ever had is the length adjusters are too lose

>> No.66365284

>>66365249
if you actually own both argons and stax please give an impression so we can bully argon anon for being such cancer

>> No.66365293

>>66365275
Had several different sennheiser cans, some of them for over 10 years, never had any of them snap. Pretty sure they only snap if you handle them carelessly or try to stretch them.

>> No.66365326
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66365326

>>66365275

>> No.66365364
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Argons?

>> No.66365367

>>66365284
Will do, will also compare against dt1990

>> No.66365369

>>66365364
see >>66364820

>> No.66365389

>>66365293
>>66365326
I guess some people need to headbang when they listen to music or something?

Ive dropped mine dozens of times from a 6ft height. Usually on carpet but sometimes on concrete and they never even cracked

>> No.66365418

>>66365293
>Headlet

>> No.66365422

>>66365364
no shitphones

>> No.66365434

>>66365389
that's bullshit, dropping almost any headphones from 6ft onto concrete is going to fuck them up

>> No.66365469

>>66365434
not if they're shitphones

>> No.66365510

>>66365434
>dropping
not tossing/throwing/flinging

what the fuck do you do to destroy your headphones so much?

>> No.66365519
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66365519

Please tell me argon anon has stax before me!

>> No.66365545

>>66361600
based hifumi

>> No.66365551
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>>66364820
So you can say I edited it like last time?

>> No.66365558

>>66365519
>be me, argon anon
>constantly bitch about the staxposters
>gives in but pretends not to
>end up buying stax anyways because no one is safe
kek
>>66365551
well let's see if you can even produce something that looks like their shipping email

>> No.66365559

Are Stax the worst built non-Chinese headphones in existence?

>> No.66365596

>>66363926

Beyerdynamic Byron. You can thank me after you've bought them.

It's funny that Beyerdynamic headphones are rubbish but their el cheapo earbuds are one of the best I've heard.

>> No.66365610

>>66365596
>It's funny that Beyerdynamic headphones are rubbish
It's not so funny that your opinions are rubbish

>> No.66365638

>>66364330
Damage control. You just got BTFO hard. I just sucked your dick with LOGIC AND FACTS and raped you with my ARGUMENT. Check, mate, and game over kiddo. Don't bother replying, you've already been subordinated.

>> No.66365725

>>66363837
Well this isn't /r/justenjoythemusic it's /r/headphones it's also not /r/gamingbroheadphones or /r/zeos or /r/im_poor_and_dont_want_to_believe_amps_or_dacs_make_a_difference_so_justify_my_bias_with_nwavguy_praise So yeah you're right I'm in the hobby of enjoying headphones and the gear used with them and you are in the hobby of praising your false idol nwavguy who was a mediocre engineer that was running a smear campaign against "hi-fi" so he could then release his own line of gear for sale but was banned from head-fi before he could do it, and instead of acting like a man and actually following through with releasing more shit he cowered like a bitch and gave up. This is one of the few hobbies where we accept people that disregard what a vast majority of people's experience is. We praise those claiming there is no difference that have not listened to a lot of gear because the biggest group of users is young adults that can't afford to buy better gear so they start believing that there really is no difference as a means to make themselves feel better about their shitty o2/odac. Instead of being happy where they currently are and heading to meets and planning out future purchases they would rather come in and tell everyone that hears a difference they are wrong. That sir is trolling.

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>>66365725
pasta

>> No.66365772

>>66365743
been waiting for a yasuna version of this, that took way too long

>> No.66365777
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Can someone who has AES membership share this new paper with us?

A Statistical Model that Predicts Listeners' Preference Ratings of Around-Ear and On-Ear Headphones

http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=19436

>> No.66365784

>>66365777
Sure, give me a couple minutes.

>> No.66365841

>>66365777
https://a.uguu.se/IyM4EZG3zE0D.pdf
Here you go.

>> No.66365947

>>66364474
Maybe stretch your bux a lil' further for the ATH-A990Z? If you can't stretch that far: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B018UB3HU0/ref=psdc_172541_t2_B01AYZZE24

>> No.66365974

>>66365841
Based

>> No.66366013
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>>66365610

t. never had anything better than a DT770

>> No.66366155

>>66365777
in the end all it took was triples for your dream to come true

>> No.66366198

>>66364390
>Mid-f
>Veilheiser

Wew lad

>> No.66366310
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>see headphones you're mildly interested in on sale
>remember that you already have several headphones

>> No.66366340

>>66366310
>buypigging
dangerous road, anon

>> No.66366360
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Gimme an advice.
>Budget
Around 50$
>Location
Turd world country with prices like 30-40% higher than at Amazon, but I've counted that into budget.
>Source
Laptop. No amp or any other audiophile stuff.
>Type of headphone
Full-sized. Slight preference for closed ones, but doesn't matter that much.
>Comfort level
Well, willing to trade that for quality.
>Sound signature
Neutral, I guess. I listen mostly to metal/rock, but like vocals as much as instruments, so neutral would be best, right?
>Past headphones
Porta Pro. But nowadays I do not use them outside (got IEMs for that), so portability doesn't matter. Some durability though would be nice. But what I'm mostly looking for is best sound quality for the money.

>> No.66366375

>>66366360
no shitphones

>> No.66366494

>>66362541
They're definitely 'over the ear' but exact dimensions, not a clue.

>> No.66366697
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Should I buy this $500 cable (6ft) for my HD600s?

>> No.66366712

>>66366697
Yeah, they will be as good as Stax.

>> No.66366714
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>People thought I was lying now they are coping.
What headphone are you using right now?

>> No.66366715

>>66363221

I need more amplification and a slightly better DAC.

I'll hope my new DAC/AMP will arrive soon.

>> No.66366734

>>66366697
b8

>>66365326
How do you snap these?

>> No.66366737

>>66366712
Even with (pic related) powering it?
>>66361238

>> No.66366743

>>66366697
Great wire does sound different. George Cardas is known throughout the high end audio industry for making and designing a superb line of interconnects and cables. If (you) cannot hear the difference -- OK. Fair enough. I didn't know what great art was until I became educated in knowing what to look for. But the more that (you) listen to excellent audio gear the more you will advance to a level of greater understanding; greater enlightenment. Bottom line -- Trust your ears and listen to the music. PS -- cable design is based on physics and George Cardas (Cardas Audio), Ray Kimber (Kimber Kable), Caelin Gabriel (Shunyata Research), and Joe Kubala (Kubala Sosna) are all gifted artists and geniuses.

>> No.66366746

>>66366737
Stax are a lot more expensive than the HD600, NFB11 and that cable combined.

>> No.66366758

hd579 thoughts?

>> No.66366766

>>66366714
>>66366746
So stax are not worth it?

>> No.66366772

>>66366766
he's lying to you, new stax are $700

>> No.66366776

>>66366766
No, Argons are better than Stax for a fifth of the price.

>> No.66366778

>>66366772
Says 800+ there

>> No.66366786

>>66366743
Interesting! I recently put together my home theater together and have learned a lot (9.1.2 with dolby atmos) so I've been spoiled with audio. Wish I would have done more research before hand though, the speakers aren't that good (jbl nightlife 2 with 4 in ceiling speakers)

>> No.66366787

>>66366778
someone here got the srs-3100 for $500 new

>> No.66366801

>>66366778
>Says 800+ there
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=srs-3100

>> No.66366809
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lyin' argon anon

>> No.66366813
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>>66366787
>>66366801
ebay sellers from japan.

>> No.66366820

argons cost more than stax and sound worse desu

>> No.66366822

>>66366813
that's where all srs-3100 units comes from :)

>> No.66366825

>>66366743
My bullshit detector is going off red hot, baby!

>> No.66366830
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I own both

>> No.66366839
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Hey guys, argon anon here. After owning both stax and argons, I have to say that the stax are much better.

>> No.66366901

>>66366778
AudioCubes come with a good step down transformer to match your region I think.

>> No.66366908

>>66366813
Those prices along with the import taxes end up costing me the same as on a local official distributor: http://exaudio.pt/web/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/C%C3%B3pia-de-pre%C3%A7os-stax-abril-2018.pdf

>> No.66366922

>>66366839
Good that you finally see the truth.

>> No.66366937
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>argon anon still hasn't produced a shipping email

>> No.66366940

>>66363546
He got it for like $280 though. It's JUST tier if he paid full MSRP.

>> No.66366953
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>imagine /hpg/ successfully managing to influence somebody into actually buying $200+ cables

>> No.66366954

>>66365510
Getting rekt in vidya and throwing your headphones hard at the wall I think

>> No.66366970

>>66366953
see >>66366937

>> No.66366982

>>66366970
What's the story?

>> No.66367025

>>66366982
he did not read. Argon anon got him heated again.

>> No.66367054
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Not sure if this place is the best to ask but I recently broke my cable for my m560. I was looking on monorpices site if they had any replacements but they didn't. Any anon know any good cables for it?

Pic related

>> No.66367175

>>66366953
people spend $100 or more on """"""""""""""""balanced"""""""""""""""" cables all of the time

>> No.66367208

>>66366937
no need to use shit like that to call him out on his lies, he used to claim he already owned multiple stax headphones among others which mysteriously were not able to be photographed along with his argons using the camera he "doesn't own"

>> No.66367237

>>66366953
Buy HD600.
Cable includes a headphone, and it is a fairly good one.

>> No.66367248

>>66367208
>he used to claim he already owned multiple stax headphones
he claimed he owned hd600s too

>> No.66367269

I have a pair of M50x which serve me well and can't really see a reason to upgrade! Am i missing on something?

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>>66367237

>> No.66367374

>>66367269
You just dont really know what you're missing. You have two options. You can either walk away now and continue to live in blissful ignorance and save hundreds and maybe thousands of dollars or you can discover true high fidelity audio and descend into a financial rabbit hole.

>> No.66367389

>>66367269
>can't really see a reason to upgrade
dont do it anon, the other poster is right, if you're content and think you have great sound don't chase it any further

once that door opens you can't close it

>> No.66367438

>>66367374
>>66367389
Thanks guys! I already have a unhealthy addiction to mechboards(own 6 so far).

>> No.66367443

>>66367438
but you could try some stax...

>> No.66367471

>>66367438
keyboards will seem like a budget hobby once you go down the audio hole

>> No.66367508

What's the deal with paintballdude? I think he's sold a dozen or so cheap HD 800s.

>> No.66367515
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new audio-gd product boys
http://www.audio-gd.com/R2R/R28/R28EN.htm
four r2r modules with the power/volume control of the nfb-1 in the master 9 chassis, $1k.

>> No.66367517

>>66367508
likely steals from warehouses that he works at

>> No.66367608

>>66367508
where is he selling

but usually its either stolen, counterfeit, or sold at next to no margin (usually there's tons of markup on stuff like that)

>> No.66367667

>>66367515
seems ok but I'm too scared to buy the more rare audio gd stuff since there's basically no english info or reviews about them

>> No.66367716
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66367716

ask me anything.
>current amps
HPA4Bl
R2R11
HP-V1
>previous amps
O2/odac
Magni 3/D30

>> No.66367719

>>66367716
so much trash you keep buying

>> No.66367725

>>66364846
OG anon here, don't buy these stands new.

>> No.66367729

>>66367716
buypig

>> No.66367732

>>66367716
buypig

>> No.66367741

>>66367729
>>66367732
poorfag

>> No.66367759

>>66367741
nothing you have is particularly expensive or impressive, it's a pile of poor purchases and poor self control

>> No.66367777
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>>66365326
I bet every single one of those retards tried to bend the shit out of those to adjust the clamp

>> No.66367782

>>66367759
what is a good setup that isn't stax?

>> No.66367790

>>66367782
stax

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>>66367782
>taking this long to get to stax
you'll get there eventually buddy

>> No.66367818

>>66367782
HD600
They're not as good as Stax, but cheaper and easier to drive

>> No.66367824

>>66367818
I have hd600

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>>66367798

>> No.66367833

>>66367824
Hd800
Uhhh, idk what your budget and preferred driver?
Source and etc

>> No.66367837

>>66366908
Depending on your country, taxes are not a certainty, most countries customs only check a fraction of incoming packages

>> No.66367856

Buypig anon
current setup
>pc
HP-A4Bl
1990 and lcd2c
>tv
R2R11
hd600

>>66367833
lmao HD800 have you actually heard that shit anon? its a mess, artificial soundstage and 6k peak plastic fantastic.

>> No.66367860

>>66367146
Check periapt cables
Even if you don't find a fit you can ask him to build you a custom one

>> No.66367880

>>66367716
How is the R2R11? And how would you compare it your other stuff?

>> No.66367882

>>66365326
>>66367777
At last I truly see.

>> No.66367887

>>66366937
I like LoveLive!

>>66367515
Looks cool, seems overpriced

>>66367716
Can you feel Umi-chan, brother?

>> No.66367941

>>66367887
whats an Umi-chan
>>66367880
r2r11 is pretty nice, good detail, slightly warm, natural sounding.
The Fostex is smoother sounding, but it also smooths over some details and is low power.
Fostex balanced out>r2r11 se> fostex se

The Magni 3 is a mess, avoid, sounds weird and peaky; buy an O2 instead.

>> No.66367962

>>66367941
>The Magni 3 is a mess
you won me over buypig anon.... this time

>> No.66367975

>>66367941
>whats an Umi-chan
he probably means umi=sea=plankton

>> No.66367991

>>66367860
Will check it out, thank you anon!

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>>66365007

>> No.66368042

>>66367941
>comes on /hpg/
>doesn't know who umi-chan is
the absolute state of audeze owners

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>>66367887 >>66368031
Umi a best. A best!!
Buy HD600. For umi.

>> No.66368061

should i cop a pair of hd6xx? legit prefer hd700's sound sig more than hd600 not joking

>> No.66368066

>>66368061
Buy 660s

>> No.66368069

>>66368061
wow you must be deaf
the 6xx sound similar to the 600's

>> No.66368080

>>66368061
If you already have HD600 and HD700, I'd suggest something like STAX or HD800.
Else you'll end up with 10 <$400 headphones and nothing higher tier.

>> No.66368090

>>66368042
Tbh, I don't frequently visit, I see a few people pretending to be me.

Audeze actually kinda give me the shits, you have to baby them too much, super fragile and the drivers tear and fail.

>> No.66368099

>>66368080
dont offer alternatives to stax in the same sentence like that please. it makes it seem like they're equivalent quality. next time make sure to recommend stax in it's own sentence to give stax the attention it deserves. thanks anon.

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>>66368099
... sorry.

>> No.66368156

>>66368114
r they all dead? rip

>> No.66368168

>>66368156
No. They're definitely just sleeping.

>> No.66368199

>>66368069
i probably am, always liked treble cannons more than anything else
>>66368066
i thought they have same drivers as hd700?

>> No.66368205

>>66368090
>Audeze actually kinda give me the shits, you have to baby them too much, super fragile and the drivers tear and fail.
used to own audeze, always afraid of the diaphragm popping. never been worried with stax

>> No.66368238

>>66368080
good point, im gonna save up for stax instead, thanks for the suggestion

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>>66368205
yiss, talk me into stax

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gimmie all ur stax

>> No.66368355

>>66368291
I would give that kitty all of my stax

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>>66367716
My one and only HPA4BL brother

>> No.66368384

zmf = reddit
https://www.reddit.com/r/headphones/comments/8rejg5/daily_reminder_that_you_should_be_saving_for_a/

hd800s = reddit
https://www.reddit.com/r/headphones/comments/8r5hj9/if_high_fidelity_and_truthful_reproduction_of/

stax = /hpg/

>> No.66368419

>>66368378
what stax do you plug into that stax hole

>> No.66368468

>>66368378
What headphones do you have plugged into that Fostex?

>> No.66368485

guys please stop staxposting so frequently, I'm very impressionable and if this continues I WILL end up buying stax

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>>66368485

>> No.66368563

>>66364547
hyperx cloud alpha

>> No.66368573

>>66368563
no shitphones

>> No.66368620

>>66364547
https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-x-sennheiser-pc37x-gaming-headset?mode=guest_open

>> No.66368689

>>66364547
lol SHP9500s with a Vmoda boom pro mic

>> No.66368741

>>66368689
lol? lol

>> No.66368751

>>66361162
Just got a bifrost in yesterday hooked up to a Lyr. Running on a m1060 atm, but thinking about can upgrades in the future, and maybe getting into tube rolling. I hear good things about audeze and i keep oogeling the hifiman-1000s, but idk if ill ever save that much for a pair of cans.

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>>66368751
if you can get a pair of lcd2c or lcdx secondhand they are ok, otherwise unironically get stax.

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Anyone ever use these earbuds? They're apparently called MDRXB50APB. I had a pair and they did their job and were good use. I recently lost them and need a replacement. Should I opt for a new pair or could you guys recommend something better? These cost me around $40 CAD. Bonus points if they're earbuds. I need them for convenient travelling and blasting without making so much of a sound around me.

>> No.66368801

>>66368751
>bought schiit twice
bad moves

>> No.66368834

>>66368801
I ended up getting the stack for 200. I didn't think ti was that bad of a deal, but yeah for MSRP the price is too high. essentially apple.

>>66368766
I've had them on my want list, but it would be nice to try them before making the plunge. They are pretty expensive... although I supposes LCDs are too

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>>66368834
Try first, the top end Audeze stuff is a waste of money though, so buy cheap or not at all.
Also understand what you are getting into, Audeze have good warranty but high failure rate.

>> No.66368868

>>66368751
>Just got a bifrost in yesterday hooked up to a Lyr. Running on a m1060 atm
>I hear good things about audeze and i keep oogeling the hifiman-1000s
it's the same story over and over. just buy stax. you'll buy audeze/hifiman anyways despite our advice, and then you'll buy stax and realize we were right, so just buy stax

>> No.66368881

>>66368419
L300
>>66368468
Fostex TH900, HD660s and lcd-3

>> No.66368886
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66368886

What headphones will feel like she has my head in a leg-lock?

>> No.66368900
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>>66368881
th900 oof

>> No.66368913

>>66368834
schiit isnt like apple, you're right that the msrp is too high but unlike apple they dont make quality products. their dacs are arguably the worst on the market, and measure worse than any motherboard I know of. using a schiit dac is worse than just plugging your phone into an amp.

>> No.66368935

>>66368886
stax

>> No.66368952

>>66368886
that'd be stax

>> No.66368975

>>66368900
TH900 are one of my most favorite headphones I've ever owned. You either have never listened to them or are one of those faggots that think that all headphones should try to be as flat and neutral as possible. Or you're just a tyll dick slurper. It is also very possible you are all of the above.

>> No.66368980

Grabbed the DT 990 Pros, Schiit Fulla 2 dac/amp & a modmic. Stoked to get away from my gayming headset I currently have.

>> No.66368989

>>66368980
>Schiit fulla 2
You dumb bastard

>> No.66368999

>>66368751
https://audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?threads/measurement-and-review-of-schiit-bifrost-multibit-dac.2319/

>> No.66369000

new thread

>>66368997
>>66368997
>>66368997

>> No.66369002

>>66368989
if it sucks I can always return it. No biggie.

>> No.66369015

>>66368975
Nope, tested them at addicted to audio, they are a mess anon, sorry to break it to you. Very pretty but holy shit the tuning is atrocious, they sound so artificial and plasticity. Th610 and all of the thx00 lines have a much nicer tuning.

>> No.66369019

>>66368767
No one? How about a decent pair of earbuds. Nothing to crazy with the sound but just enough to get some good music while jogging or something.

>> No.66369546

>>66368886
stax with tightest headband you can find

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>>66368767

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>>66362709
YOU HAVE NO CLUE and are propagating hate against superior technology because you don't own it. THINK OF BALANCED HEADPHONES LIKE BRIDGED AMPLIFIERS - each channel actually has 4 output devices vs 1 for unbalanced.

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>>66367248
>multiple stax headphones
Never once said that. And I do own HD600 and I do not OWN a camera.

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