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That's odd since even for on-ears I find the PX100/200 series to be one of the lesser clamping ones. If you can't get along with the amount of clamp for these I think it's likely that on-ears are just not for you, I can't think of any other decent mini on-ears that would be less clamping. Not much way around it since bending the headband would be way too risky with plastic involved/cables being routed through the headband.
Hey all, Selling the very well regarded Sony MA900 Headphones in pristine condition. They've been used with a lot of care and does not have any flaws anywhere that I can see, and was always put away in a sealed box when not in use. If you read the reviews here and other online sites about this headphone you will find that most people rate it as an excellent all around headphone, almost at level with legendary headphones like HD600/650 but with probably the best comfort for...
 I'd think they will still use the HD1000 name (kind of like how AKG reused the K340 name), the 1000 had the sub title "Charleston" and was limited production IIRC, they could just replace the subtitle with something else. I don't think many people nowadays remember of its existence anyway. 
 I've bought these before, they are not the original AKG OEM pads, although they are pretty decent copies. They are angled regular foam pads like how they are on Q701's and used to be on the K702's, though they are bit softer and less dense than the original OEM pads. Definitely not the memory foam pads like the K7XX/Annie/K712's however.
I actually personally also found the new Annie/K712/K7XX memory foam pads a bit more uncomfortable than the standard spring foam angled pads. I think its partially due to harder density of the memory foam (it does conform to the shape of your face better but the contact on the face seems harder) as well as due to the pads not being angled anymore (the angled pads by nature of their shape takes pressure off the thinner frontal area more, where I have most issues). But as...
 Wow, you're the first person I've seen that actually prefers the old bumpy versions lol... but then again, comfort is just completely subjective. I have the K702 with the newer flat headband, which has no bumps yet still with the original width, so wider than the K7XX/Annies/K712 Headbands and pretty much the same as a K601 headband (with minimal leather grain texture underneath instead of being completely smooth). Anyways, since they are wider you may find them a bit...
 I personally wish they got rid of the volume control altogether... or if they're going to implement one, at least make it much smaller. I found that on the normal version the volume control is way too chunky and actually weigh the headphones down a bit on the left side. Still think it's the best to go with the iphone remote version if you are on the go with these a lot just due to how much smaller the controller unit is vs. the volume control, even if you don't have the...
 Thing is that this headphone also has built in impedance compensator; the driver coil itself I believe has impedance of 32 ohms. Without getting into all the technical details, the impedance compensator was put in there to lower the impedance peak so that the bass section won't be as affected by an amp's output impedance as much. These actually require about the same level of volume range of my Creative Aurvana Live!, which is coincidently 32 ohms. With my MA900 I go well...
 I'm quite confident in that case that your combo unit probably has the Epiphany's old default gain of 1x and 5x. I do know for sure that their change in default gain setting was a very, very recent thing, I'm quite sure it was still that was as late as March/April as I recall I was checking their pages at the time. If you want to find out what your DAC revision is you can probably dig deeper through your media player's source options or the control panel to find out what...
 Not sure what you mean by "Jitter", there's no consensus at all on what Jitter actually sounds like... I'm guessing you mean clipping. If so, you may want to contact Epiphany and make sure if it really is their NEW version; if it is clipping at high gain then it's very possible that you may have the older version of this unit which came with 1x low gain and 5x high gain by default.
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