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>> No.84317617

>>84317366
>my sister
>he
???

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>>84277887
well, it didn't take 10-12 weeks.

>> No.84317703
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Thoughts on the DX3 Pro+?

>> No.84317754

I have Elears, I like them, no complaints, but I don't really listen to them much so I was thinking of selling them and getting something cheaper for like $250.

Anything with flat bass to 20hz and reasonable treble? Last time I checked most things in that price range had pretty bad bass roll off or ear raping treble peaks but maybe things have changed or I missed something.

Bonus points for
>leather/pleather pads
>round pads

>> No.84317791

No one answered my question and instead went into a nostalgic trance, here it's again >>84315068

>> No.84317874

>>84317791
Things have gotten a lot better since 2012 (especially with the rise of good chi-fi) so there is more competition at most price points which makes them less of a stand out.

>> No.84318714

>>84318021
Not as much as you think - with younger people getting into hi-fi the buzzword bullshit works less as turns out millennials with less money want proofs something is good or buy the knock off.

>> No.84318836

>>84317344
You suggest that yet you don't link to the said power calculator.

>> No.84319062

>>84318836
It is to avoid autism. Any one of them will do.

>> No.84319129

looking for closedback, general use, any kind of music.
thinking about the beyer dt177x go's, thoughts?

>> No.84319346

>>84317132
This image is extremely problematic, please delete it

>> No.84319811

>>84319595
The issue is that Koss are pretty much endgame on-ears, no one else worth paying attention to bothers with it(Grado is shit, don't evens start). The new KPH40 might as well be the best you're ever going to get.

If you want some tactile experience from headphones get something that has good slam, there are lists in few places. Otherwise just invest in a decent pair of speakers, subwoofer, and a measurement mic, should be able to get a decent setup under $1k.

>> No.84319975

>>84319595
Get Skullcandy Crushers if you want something with bass that literally shakes your head

>> No.84320121

best headphones to play the new GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition?

>> No.84320300

>>84320121
Beats by a huge margin.
>can't see shit
>can't hear shit

>> No.84320429

should I get the dt 700 pro x or just get the 770?

>> No.84320434

>>84317132
>Location
france
>Budget
300€
>Open or closed
open if possible
>Over-ear or on-ear
over ear
>Preferred sound characteristics/intended use
to watch movies
>Anything else
must be wireless, 2,4ghz if possible with at least 20h of battery life, micro not required. I have a ATH-G1WL, it doesn't hold battery charge after a year of use and controls are falling apart fucking waste of money.

>> No.84320468

>>84320434
>france
stopped reading right there
go fuck a goat, mohammed

>> No.84320595

>>84320434
>open if possible
>must be wireless
Hifiman deva.

>> No.84320861
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What's the latest recommendation for earbuds? I do mean earbuds and not IEMs as I need to be able hear what is going on around me. The pair I've had since 2013 have died.

>> No.84321342

>>84319595
Idk if same thing but if i wear blutac'd eq'd stax and move my head up the bass vibrates my ears. Im guessing the imperfect seal that i create from looking up causes some type of extreme hump in the bass. This should occur on any headphone with sealed front volume (so many planars are like this too). At least for me.

>> No.84321807

Best closed backs at or around $500?
Bass-heavy is fine, impedance doesn’t matter, wide variety of genres and uses

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>>84322313
My hearing doesn't cut off until the mid 15000s

>> No.84322397

>>84322389
i can hear up to 46khz

>> No.84322624

>>84322527
for 6xx i dont have problems with its imaging but could be better i guess. its soundstage is barely above iems IMO. i actually like its soundstage size tho.

>> No.84322635

>>84322313
>>84322584
My hearing unironically caps at 14k, probably why I can deal with beyers

>> No.84322960
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I see DT 990 with 32 Ohm and DT 990 Pro with 250 ohm. Is the "pro" version just the higher ohm one or is it a newer model with multiple improvements?

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>>84322584
Sadly double earpro doesn't actually double the protection.
You only get 5 additional db and that's before you have to cut it in half to account for irl vs lab conditions.

Also earpro doesn't defend equally across the spectrum, engine noises are going to sneak in via the lower frequencies that most earpro doesn't block well.

>> No.84322988

>>84317132
I never liked soniku, she looks really ugly, her design is trash.
She doesn't look busty, she just looks fat.

>> No.84323056
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>>84322960
Pro version is a little more user servicable, Premium version is a little prettier.
250ohm is available in both Pro and Premium.

>> No.84323081

>>84317366
I want that "Waifu" sticker for my phone :3

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>>84323056
For some reason it just says "990 Edition". They are roughly 25€ more expensive than the 990 pro, but I wouldn't have to buy an amp I think?

>> No.84323301

>>84323081
>>84323137
i have a wallet with a large image of nico yazawa from love live printed on it, nobody gives a shit because almost everyone under the age of 30 is a weeb where i live

>> No.84323327

>>84323089
Yeah.
can't comment personally but the 32 is generally considered somewhat less good than the 250 and 600.

>> No.84323328

>>84323089
>>84323056
>>84322960
>Pro version is a little more user servicable
>Premium version is a little prettier
That is not the difference, both are just as serviceable.
Pro version has higher clamping force
The 'edition' version has different headband design that is slightly more comfortable.

>> No.84323384

>>84323360
>You would normally expect a pro version to be better.
Not really. I would expect the pro version to be aimed at 'professional' users, i.e. studio environment, where you want higher clamping force. The headphones for at home you'd expect to be more aimed at comfort, makes a lot of sense to me.

>> No.84323394

>>84323360
>I'm coming from gaming headsets. I'm not even sure if my ears could detect a small difference between Ohms, unless it's actually huge.
Also no, you wouldn't be able to notice.
If you are considering DT770s you should be aware that here there is a significant difference between impedance, as the 80 ohm drivers are significantly different to the 32 and 250 ohm drivers. I (and I think most others) prefer the 80 ohms.

>> No.84323446

>>84323384
I never really considered benefits of clamp force, but you make sense there. Maybe my view on headphones is wrong, since I was considering 130€-150€ premium, but now amazon recommends me 1000+€ headphones.

>>84323394
The difference between 770 and 990 is that the prior are closed and the latter open, right? My doorbell is incredibly quiet and I play games for a prolonged period of time, so I was thinking open would be better.

>> No.84323483

what should I clean my pleather earcups with?

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>>84323508
Thanks, it might be scummy but I will probably order both from amazon test them out. I think you can return them in 30 days or something.

>> No.84323688

>>84323301
Ain't nothing wrong with carrying an image of your girl, it's the ironic post ironic weeb bullshit I have a problem with.

>> No.84323751

>>84323557
Get the 990s, they are nice. But beware of the cable: it might stiffen up after a few years of contact with your skin and cause trouble. Look into cable mods.

>>84323483
Don't use alcohol, that's for sure.

>> No.84323777

>>84319811
what's wrong with Grado? are you seriously suggesting that there are no improvements in sound quality and comfort over Koss? I've never tried KPH40, but it seems to be essentially identical to their other headphones plus a detachable cable. I get that /hpg/ and headphone users in general don't like on-ears, but the shilling of koss doesn't make sense when they literally don't make any on-ears more expensive than $40. Clearly some improvements can be made over $40 headphones.
I never understood why on-ears was in the OP template given that seemingly in these threads is hostile to on-ears. or at least, every on-ears headphones besides whatever 3-4 Koss headphones are currently being sold.

>> No.84323826

>>84323777
>are you seriously suggesting that there are no improvements in sound quality and comfort over Koss?
Absolutely. Comfort maybe but Koss are so cheap you can mod them easily. Sound quality Koss punches way above it's price range.

Grados are quintessential audiophile bullshit, selling on "tradition" and "it's expensive so it must be good" while sounding worse than not just Koss, but pretty much everything on the market. And you're drinking up the coolaid like a retard.

>> No.84323849

>>84323751
>But beware of the cable: it might stiffen up after a few years of contact with your skin and cause trouble. Look into cable mod
I never understood this. I have had my DT770s for over 12 years now, and even took them traveling, but still no damage at all to the wire.

>> No.84323851

do headphones cause baldness?

>> No.84323863

>>84323851
no but they cause tinnitus

>> No.84323874

>>84323851
I accidentally wore a headphone once and now I've got a shiny chrome dome like a Roman Catholic monk

>> No.84323976

>>84323945
based and truth pilled

>> No.84325152

>>84325036
the Superlux HD-668B has better mids and treble, with worse bass roll off depending on what you value more, honestly the difference technicalities between that and the koss isn't as big as i originally thought.

>> No.84325261

>>84325241
shp9500

>> No.84325402

>>84325280
yeah harman sucks but is good example of how far these can be eq'd. as you can see the superflux was way further from the target but still managed to eq to harman better than the koss.
main diff post eq is the subbass. koss just cant seem to reach it in the subbass but superflux already had an excess so it was just a matter of cutting most of it.

>> No.84325709

>>84317132
Rope soon, pedo

>> No.84325729

>>84325709
>>>/reddit/

>> No.84325757

does anyone know if you have to apply a preamp setting with wavelet? because there isn't a way to in wavelet, will using an eq like wavelet without negative preamp gain introduce clipping?

>> No.84325939

>>84325402
but can the superflux driver keep up with boosting the subbass areas that high without distorting like crazy?

>> No.84325986

>>84325939
the koss have more subbass even without eq, the reason the graph doesn't show it is because on ears just graph differently. it's like comparing an iem to an open-back.

>> No.84326787

>>84326721
Sundara is more comfortable and has far better tuning on the 2020 models.

>> No.84327210

just bought a pair of DT770's. What am I in for bros?
T. HD 6XX owner

>> No.84327378

>>84317132
me on the left

>> No.84327434

>>84327414
Why? because they aren't the stealth.

>> No.84327968

>>84327457
Are the Open X's better or the Closed X's?
I see the Closed ones on sale for 20 bucks less

>> No.84328023

>>84327414
get an Elex

>> No.84328469

>>84328384
Should be fine if volume get loud enough.

>> No.84328489

My HE400se just arrived, I hope it lasts long.

>> No.84328936

>>84328489
just buy sundara when they break tomorrow.

>> No.84330065

>>84323851
worst case is prob the type of hair loss caused by strain. like wearing a tight pony tail can cause some. shouldnt be permanent tho. if u losing hair for real get on finasteride

>> No.84330108

>>84327248
>>84327342
Huh, what happened?
>>84328152
But it just has a bit of a fleece over the driver and a slightly thicker cotton disk at the back?

>> No.84330446

>>84328489
You'll know for sure within a month or two.

>> No.84331145

>>84327968
i don't buy massdrop reddit shit. the aeon 2 closed is significantly better than the open.

>> No.84331184

>>84327166
Is Thieaudio Monarch worse than HD600?

>> No.84331189

>>84317132
Is the hd280 good enough or should i look for other circumaural closed backs?

>> No.84331579

>>84331200
sorry anon but if you need help deciding between three models you actually own and can readily compare you're beyond salvation and should just neck yourself.

>> No.84332858

>>84332621
get sennheiser hd 300 pro for sound isolation

>> No.84332906

>>84332847
music (subjective):
HD600 > HD660S > HD650 > HD560S
gaming:
HD560S > HD660S > HD600 = HD650
value:
HD560S > HD600 > HD650 > HD660S

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>>84317132
Best cheap good earphones/headphones.
Want as backup pair.
Location not important, can import.
Usage: sport( specifically Running)

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>>84333176
Also, wireless preferred.

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>>84333190
Help me out here guys.
Got no idea about this audiophile hobby but want to get into it.
You guys seem like you know your shit.
What will you bet on?

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>>84333298
I'd like to not strech beyond 80 usd.
All my money went into buying second pair of airpods pro. I lost my previous pair.

>> No.84333632
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HD 599 for $130?
t. my 3rd world shit hole over taxes everything. $40 is tax

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I did it bros
I bought LCD-2C
Time to start inhaling financial copium

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>>84333338
Any luck hooking me up with any product?.
A quick Google search suggested me JVC Truly Wireless Earbud Headphones. Within my budget and good reviews.
Thoughts? Any alternatives you wanna add?.

>> No.84333866

>>84333721
>Buys M1060c for 1/3 the cost
>Get 95% of the experience
Your copium will do us proud.

>> No.84333886

>>84333866
Tienamen square june 4

>> No.84334170

>>84333824
Koss KPH40

>> No.84334260

>>84331184
no it better imo. has nice bass rumble due to the shelf being located in 100 hz and below. the nozzle is just a bit too big for my ears to use for long periods of time so i didn't stick with it.

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>>84334376

>> No.84334418

>>84334406
okay okay you can get an LCD2 but it needs eq

>> No.84334507

>>84334486
560s = $230
599 right now = $130
599 normal price = $190~

>> No.84334559

>>84334507
yeah i'd say it's worth it for that price, when you get it try oraory1990's eq

https://www.dropbox.com/s/cwkkn7mjqxh29ra/Sennheiser%20HD599%20%28preliminary%29.pdf?dl=0

>> No.84334625

>>84332906
i can buy hd 600 for 139
i only really listen to music but ive heard it sounds very closed in for open headphones

>> No.84334705

>>84334633
>>84334690
oh yeah, and ignore the BW/s thing.

>> No.84335303

>>84335034
same shit.

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>>84334170
Good reviews, nicely priced but ...
Look flimsy,
Probably would break
Any wireless options ?
Maybe even earpods or neck bracelet type earphones?

>> No.84335507

>>84327248
Why is everyone shilling this? Does anyone here actually have it?

>> No.84336659
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What's a good amp+dac combo. seperate units, unless it has analog inputs. Headphones are audeze LCD-2

>> No.84336701

>>84336659
JDS atom amp+ and atom DAC+. The LCD-2 doesn't require much in the way of current or power.

>> No.84336823

>>84336701
>JDS atom amp+ and atom DAC+
yeah nah, I'm upgrading from a schiit stack, not side grading. Should have specified that. Thinking topping or something.

>> No.84336956

>>84336881
more ports, more features, better sound, idk man, sounds like an upgrade to me.

>> No.84336977

>>84336956
>more ports, more features,
Sure
> better sound
No

>> No.84336985

>>84336956
>more ports, more features,
Fair enough if you need 'em
>better sound,
Not that you'll notice

>> No.84337045

HD600 OR SUNDARA????

>> No.84337050

>>84337045
HD58X

>> No.84337071

>>84337062
ok

>> No.84337079

>>84337071
so, is it?

>> No.84337088

>>84337079
doesn't seem to me.

>> No.84337092

>>84337088
have you heard the 600s or sundaras?

>> No.84337111

>>84337062
>>84337071
>>84337088
"grain" is a meme, it's not real.

>> No.84337175

>>84337167
why do you like the 58x more than the 600s?

>> No.84337276

>>84337175
yes, and the 650 (because it's more neutral)

>> No.84337462

Should I hunt for the Soviet TDS-16?

>> No.84337633

>>84323846
those superluxes look like they'd induce an awful headache/earache within 30 minutes
i can wear portapros all damn day
dont know what your idea of comfy is

>> No.84337654

>>84337276
>bloated midbass
>5.3khz 10db peak
>neutral

>> No.84337673

>>84337462
i can get tds-5 for 50€
a bit steep for a soviet meme but maybe they're good what do i know
ad says they're orthodynamic

>> No.84337713

>>84334625
All headphones sound in your head (even gimmick headphones like HD800S), so I wouldn't put too much priority on soundstage size (especially for music, most music can't really use a headphone soundstage properly which is why I use the HD800S mostly with live concerts). I'd favor what you want from the natural tuning first (HD600 forward mids for example, or the HD560S brightness/bass extension), though with an HD600 this cheap it feels like it's worth getting one and eventually getting a larger soundstage headphone (like akg k712) to complement if you feel the need.

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>6XX and 650 are the same headphone dude trust me

>> No.84337928

>>84337045
I understand the allure of planars, but hd600 have long been regarded as The God'd Choice
I'd go for them even though I'm myself very curious about planars

>> No.84337959

>>84337952
whats that?

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>>84337952
vs clean hd600

>> No.84338006

>>84337959
those graphs are from diyaudioheaven linked in the OP, read up on both headphones and what csd plots are there
tl;dr the longer the decay in ms and the more sharp peaks there especially, the worse

>> No.84338048

>>84338006
but is this shit actually audible? it seems like if the sundara was that bad it wouldn't be praised so much, even that page reccomends the sundara despite the csd plot.

>> No.84338121

>>84338048
sharp ridges are definitely audible
one of the reasons why Grado headphones are disliked by most except their most loyal fans, they tend to have a huge ringing edge at 2k
millisecond differences are felt across other senses, why would sound be different

>> No.84338156

>>84338121
grados are disliked for their huge treble peaks.

>> No.84338271

>>84338156
peaks + ringing

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>>84322988
>>84323027
>>84323109
WE NEED TO GO THICCER

>> No.84338389

>>84337673
>ad says they're orthodynamic
Yeah, they are. From what I gather, TDS-5 copied Yamaha HP-1 in design but actually used German Dual DK-something drivers (sourced? copied?). Then their development continued, TDS-16 "Ekho" or "Spektr" (16 Ohm) is supposed to be the peak meme. Then Soviet Union fell apart, and smaller and worse Ekho N-16-40S (40 Ohm) flooded the market, often sold as "unopened" "TDS-16" these days.

>> No.84338473

>>84337952
only retards think they can hear this.

>> No.84338478

>>84338048
csd graph just shows up on frequency response graphs as the peaks. it is absolutely useless desu

diyaudio also reviewed the older sundara which does have higher peaks in the treble. the current sundara is more aligned with like the hd600.

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>Location
USA
>Budget
$350
>Open or closed
Not sure
>Over-ear or on-ear
Not sure
>Favorite music (artist or albums, not just genre)
Weebshit, cringe edgy music like Linkin Park, the offspring, etc
>Preferred sound characteristics/intended use
Gayming (something with surround sound pls), casual music enjoyment, anime
>Anything else
Wireless. Just looking for a better alternative to shitty gayming headsets that I can pair with a better dedicated mic

>> No.84340709

>>84340406
AKG K612 or 702

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>>84317132
Do these Panasonic wired retro-styled headphones sound any good?

>> No.84340929

did any of u get the razer barracuda? thoughts?

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Is there anything for same money as topping d10 balanced but with a volume knob?

>> No.84342643

>>84342553
treble masking mid range. so it gives you illusion of "detail"
tinnitus is behind next corner, I'd recommend to eq treble(5khz+) down by at least 5db if you want to keep your ears in 10 years.

>> No.84342651

>>84342629
>Would buying a HD600 be an overkill?
that's the end game for sane people.

>> No.84342713

>>84342702
Hmm thanks for the info. Any recommendation on other cans that would better utilize the E10K? Probably something lesser than the HD600.

>> No.84342810

for a short balanced cable with a 2.5 mm right-angle connector for sundaras (or other hifimans, i suppose), i like the faaeal cable a lot better than the earmax one. the faaeal insulation is much softer and more flexible than the stiff earmax insulation, so it's quieter and drapes more comfortably and conveniently. the faaeal connectors and split are also a bit nicer. the metal cinch slider is small enough to stay out of the way if you don't want to use it, but it's also easy to slide, and stays put pretty well.

>> No.84342871

>>84337713
if i wait maybe they have the hd 560 again for €30

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>>84342553
I use a detachable mic from a cheap gaming headset and an extension cord. Strain relief fits inside of a paper clamp nicely. I've been looking for a better gooseneck mic that has USB to replace it, but had no luck so far aside from the Modmic.

If you plan to do a cable mod, there are cables with mics like Beyerdynamic Custom One or V-Moda BoomPro but they all plug into a minijack on headphones.

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>>84342713
akg 702 I guess, could be your end game too, a lot of people love them as much as 600s

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