Not sure where else this would go, but I figure some of the thread subscribers would have some interest in a non-ortho that arrived in my mailbox today.
After years of waiting, a ESS Heil air-motion Transformer headphone appeared for adoption. The phones are well designed and comfortable.
Sound wise they are bass light and polite. Thankfully, these are not head tweeters as I had feared. Initial impressions are that I prefer the Yammy HP1 or AKG k340.
I was thinking this...