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Exceptional for a budget headphone

A Review On: Fischer Audio fa 011

Fischer Audio fa 011

Rated # 164 in Over-Ear
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ilikepooters
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Pros: Bass quantity, looks, sounds better through weak and cheap amps so don't need to spend a fortune.

Cons: Sibilant, overly bright and tizzy when given some power, horrendous curly cable.

These headphones are really frustrating.

 

Poorly amped they sound acceptable, maybe with the treble a tad rolled off, but give them some power and you'll be clutching your head in pain at the sibilance and overly bright treble.

 

They look amazing, but the horrid curly cable lets them down (i've replaced mine with dual entry balanced XLR)

 

The pads could do with being a bit deeper, but it's easy enough to stuff them with tissue (tissue mod)

 

I'll probably experiment with dynamat to see if i can tighten up the bass some, and see if it does anything for the sibilance.

 

For the price they are a bargain, but i wouldn't expect to pay any more.

4 Comments:

There seems to be some serious differences between batches and individual headphones with this model. Poor quality control.
Yep exactly ^ Sounds like pooters has one of the units from the 2nd or 3rd batch. The 1st original batch and the supposedly the latest revision are the best sounding ones.
I think mine are original, have the maroon/mahogany coloured wood and had the curly cable until i replaced it.
"These headphones are really frustrating.

Poorly amped they sound acceptable, maybe with the treble a tad rolled off, but give them some power and you'll be clutching your head in pain at the sibilance and overly bright treble."
Exactly same impression as mine. A new verison has came out which hopefully has addressed the issue.
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