Originally Posted by Audio Jester
Well said Kurochin, it's nice to have the XC put in context with both the TH900's and W3000's.
While I prefer the TH900s to my (now sold) W3000s, I can certainly understand why so many...
Originally Posted by mikemercer
to me the LCD-X doesn't get near that level of brightness (I love my HD800s - but they have always sounded far
brighter than my LCD-3's).
The X, for me, has the soundstaging...
Originally Posted by DefQon
If the XC came with the option of natural Japanese or piano black finished polished wood ohh man thats drool worthy.
@XC owners: whats the shiny polish finish on the XC like? Is...
Originally Posted by campj
Originally Posted by MacedonianHero
I can't do the bright Grado sound anymore. My ears would end up ringing after 30-60 minutes. Thankfully the PS500s give me that...
Originally Posted by songmic
I agree. People generally seem to think that high impedance headphones are harder to drive. It is true for some headphones, like the notoriously hard to drive HD800, but the reason...
Originally Posted by GalaxyGuy
WE422a rectifier, TS 6F8G drivers and WE421a power tubes. So, yes...around $1k. With the full tube complement its the same price as a GS-X MK2. Dunno...I kind of...
Originally Posted by leesure
FWIW, the only thing holding me back from buying a WA22 fir the X's is my fear that the cost of the amp will be dwarfed by the cost of the tubes needed to make if sound its...
Originally Posted by StanD
That's right, throw in a pair of Stax SR-009s and an HD800 with an amp that can drive all of them and you have almost bought a small car.
This place is insidious I tells ya.
Originally Posted by TheGrumpyOldMan
For me it's the LCD-XC, and it's first-hand(-ear?). Of course it's not really a fair comparison in view of the price difference.
But its imaging is the best I've listened...
Originally Posted by Questhate
I thought the LCD-X needed 2 watts to sound good?
Not the LCD-X...more so the LCD-3s IME. The LCD-X sound great out of a portable rig...but they do sound best on my...