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A Review On: Somic HD MH463 Open-air Dynamic Pro Headphones (Black)

Somic HD MH463 Open-air Dynamic Pro Headphones (Black)

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Price paid: $45.00
Joe Bloggs
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Pros: Awesome sound; top-class subbass with aftermarket pads that seal the ear

Cons: Bad stock pads; clamping force too high for large heads

Link to review thread:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/637699/50mm-driver-open-air-full-size-cans-pop-out-of-nowhere-sound-amazing

 

Additional notes:

1. Stock sound is neutral with elevated bass but very natural mids and treble and great soundstage.

2. Changing to leather Hifiman pads and taping over the 4 vents around each driver enclosure increases subbass to awesome levels; however midbass to low mids also elevated causing boomy sound

3. The following EQ can be applied to the cans modded in (2) to approach a very natural, neutral sound with very powerful subbass:

 

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