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Yes, normal. Air needs to move around in the chamber and when it gets pushed out of such a tight seal the driver isn't as free to move until air gets sucked back in. Not very scientific explanation but your headphones are just fine.
I use an umbrella.
I would open them and have a listen. After 543 hours of burn in, of course 😜
At the end of the day, a $50 driver will still be a $50 driver.
Sorry you didn't like the M40X. I use mine at work with the E10 Fiio and I love it. Agreed, The Shure SRH440 is excellent at that price point too. We're talking $100 headphones here and pound for pound both are great values.
You could try a different pad but whatever modifications you make will sacrifice qualities that make the M40x one of the best values in headphones. You are looking for something open backed if you want airy with a wider soundstage.
The 1540s are not difficult to drive. That will be fine.
The 1540s are a worthy upgrade. A truly unique headphone. They like a good source and amping though so be careful.
I just received my C5 today and began charging it.  1 yellow LED began blinking and after about an hour all three started lighting up yellow.  I let it go for about 2 hours and the same thing continued.  I unplugged it and plugged it back in to the USB and 1 yellow LED was blinking again.  I unplugged the USB and turned it on and no LED lit up.  I plugged an Ipod and headphones into it and tried again and no LED and no sound coming from it.  It did make a click when I...
Agree.
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