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ZMF Headphones (v.1/v.2) Reviews

JoeDoe

Best Modified T50 Out There

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Pros: SQ, Comfort, Price, Mod Options, Detachable Cable

Cons: Weight, Clamp

Well let's admit it. Open-back headphones spoil closed-back cans for most of us. While closed cans isolate, they've never been able to match up in terms of soundstage and instrument placement. Luckily for us Zach over at ZMF is helping to bridge the gap.    The ZMF Master Model is a stunning variation on the Fostex T50rp. Among other mods, Zach offers cup painting, recabling, headband padding, and of course his special blend of damping/sound-altering mods.    I was the very lucky winner of a pair of the V1 variation at the Music City Meet organized by @theogenes earlier this year. Honestly, when I listened to them at the meet, it was hard for me to adjust and...
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grizzlybeast

ZMF V1 & V2 Review - Outstanding Mod!

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Pros: Price, Sound, Options, Comfort,PRICE, mids

Cons: HM5 pads can want in firmness, isolation/leakage slightly below average for closed back

ZMF HEADPHONES THE FOSTEX T50RP MODIFIED by ZACH custom color with shure 1540 alacantra pads For those that may not be familiar with the Fostex T50 RP, it is a headphone with an orthodynamic driver that was originally made for professional use. The driver is famous for its untapped potential and magical midrange. Almost as wide as the spectrum of headphone tastes is the range of modifications to this headphone with no two sounding identical. Everyone has opinions of what their ideal headphone should sound like and its amazing how many of these ideals become reality through a variation of a modified T50RP. The ideals and musical tastes that contrive the modification specifics of the ZMF...
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