It's best to let your own ears--rather than someone else's--be the judges.No build/quality issues with my pair. I got my foot tangled in the cable and yanked the K812 onto the floor the other day. No problem.
[Yes. Admittedly, I am a treble-head. But I still really like the PM-1 for their delicately nuanced HF presentation.]
To the top for TEAM MARTIN LOGAN!!!
Nearly a year in my line-up, and the Mikros 90 are still at/near the top of my shortlist for TOTL--you heard right, Folks--cans!
Had a grand listen to the Mikros 90 [Stock Pair #3 followed by the Spacey/Bassy modded pair] with Teds UPOCC copper litz cable.
These are consistently stellar performers. I took off the PM-1 after about a half hour and had the Mikros 90 on for the next two: stunningly clear, vibrant and brilliantly balanced.
Had me pining--again--for Martin Logan's return to the market with a full-sized TOTL offering.
Thank you and congratulations!
Sounds like a nice, well-implemented silver cable doing everything silver should do to improve the sonics.
Right now, I am trying to get a LEMO-to-1/8" Female adapter made for the K812. That way I can use either a 1/8"-to-1/8" UPOCC silver or copper cable [already on hand] with the AKGs.
All other things being equal, I have ALWAYS preferred silver to copper cable.
Aficionado or not: the $400 MSRP difference is substantial for those audiophiles with a modicum of budget consciousness, given that the PM-1 and PM-2 sound essentially the same [based only on pad configuration]. That $400 could be put to better use elsewhere to further improve the upstream audio gear chain.