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Stax SR-007 Mk2 Reviews

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Ethereal, classy, elegant, and refined

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Pros: Delicate, full-bodied, refined, detailed, non-fatiguing, very comfortable

Cons: Expensive, needs dedicated amp (also expensive), less sense of gravity than dynamic headphones

(The following is a completely rewritten review dated October 24, 2010, and replaces the previous one written back on May 30, 2010)   I’ve been hearing about electrostatic headphones for a while now, and they are usually spoken about with reverence since some of the finest and most expensive headphones ever made were elecstrostatic. Stax is currently the king of electrostatic headphones, and the SR-007mk2 is their flagship product. It’s also known as the Omega 2 mk2, or O2 mk2. The Omega name comes from the first generation of the model due to the circular shape of the driver housing, which was a departure from Stax’s previous rectangular designs. Then there was the Omega 2,...
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