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post #131 of 135 Old 08-26-16, 01:18 PM
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JBL Synchros S500 For music Bass(nicely controlled no boom), Mids and Highs, just whoa.


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post #132 of 135 Old 09-23-16, 09:24 PM
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I added a pair of Audiotechnica ATH-M50x's to my arsenal after a few things happened:
1) I read all the headphone reviews here, and found them to be a good value vs performance in my price range and
2) I bought a pair for my wife and listened to them against my Ultrasone PRO-550's.

Straight out of the box, I liked everything about them. Comfortable fit, good isolation, and a genuinely nice sound. I'd argue that the Ultrasones are perhaps objectively flatter, but the slight contour in the response curve is extremely likable.
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In the last couple of months I've purchased a pair of HiFi Man HE-350's (from Massdrop) and a pair of Monolith M560's from Monoprice. If nothing else I've found that I prefer over the ear phones. However, I must admit that I've never been big on headphones. For me headphones do not produce any sort of sound-stage (binaural recordings excepted). To me a soundstage is the aural impression of musicians performing over there where my speakers used to be. For me headphones produce sound in pretty much a straight line through the middle of my head from one ear to the other. That IMO does not constitute a soundstage. At best I hear what I call a "headstage". With all that said, these recent acquisitions have prompted me to spend a lot more time listening through headphones.
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I'm currently using a bluetooth headset of Samsung. It's very convenient and light. There's no more wire that could go entangled on my neck. It has revolutionary features too.
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Sennheiser HD7 DJ, modded to fix a known squeak problem. I used tape in between the driver housing where it pivots at the blue round pin. Very easy fix, can provide a pic if needed. EQed the mid rage frequencys 500 to 1k down slightly to enjoy music more, removing the dj signature sound. Hooked up to the FXaudio dac-x6. Awesome sub bass doesn't distort at loud listening levels.

enjoy some fresh music!

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