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My thoughts on the Blackwood after listening to it for two weeks:   I've done quite a lot of listening now, and I'd say that, for me, the Blackwood is BETTER than the Vibro in EVERY way! I am happily surprised!   Let me count the ways:   1.) Extended highs, but not overly bright. 2,) Noticeably wider sound stage. 3.) Instrument separation in complex passages very MUCH better. 4.) No upper bass hump muddying the midrange. Yay! 5.) Deeper low end... tighter and...
I certainly hope that this is the case. Time will tell!
Redundant step-down, of course, if you are referring to SQ.
Koss charges $9 per headphone set repaired for "shipping and handling." Also, you will spend about $4-5 to send the headphones to Koss in the first place. Currently, Amazon offers new sets for $14.88 with free shipping. A few months ago, I bought some from Amazon for $9.99 with free shipping. The price does fluctuate, but $15 seems to be the upper limit of the range at Amazon. For an inexpensive headphone like the KSC75, "shipping and handling" fees make the Koss lifetime...
EEK!
Which of these mods gets them to sound like the HD800s? Thanks!
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