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BMF do you still have all those yamaha headphones?

 

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couple of new designs for 38mm (SFI or whatever) drivers

 

 

 

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So I got the memory foam HM5's, their pleather isn't as soft as the regular ones, the foam disc is stiffer and the extra distance from the drivers is a no-go in my case. I've let them sleep under a huge pile of books, maybe that'll help.

 

BTW, why don't the neo-ortho designers learn from the vintage ones? The Hifiman manager told me that he never heard a yamie, this might be true after all.

 

1) Lame attemps at damping: http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/audeze-lcd-x-fazor-and-fresh-listen-current-lcd-2-and-lcd-3

 

Angel Hair would be far more effective.

 

2) Hifiman finally discovering the Bellini headband that was introduced with the HP1 in 1975, it's about time....especially when you make such heavy phones. The good news is that Audeze will have to bite too because their 650g LCD-XC must be pure torture and would become far more manageable with a Bellini duh.


Edited by leeperry - 8/31/14 at 2:19pm
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Interesting point.  May not be necessary but you would think that if one was developing a \nü-ˈvō\ ortho thing you would get your hands on as many as you could to see what the various design parameters do to the end results.

Guess anything is possible

 

I wish they did that we might be sitting on a few more new portable ones these days. Not portable 50 lbs-move-it-with-a-crane but actual smaller on the go types.

 

Increasing distance with pads I find often makes the sound murkier.

Twaron would make a great selling feature/partnership because of what it adds as well as subtracts :beerchug:  Something like what foam tip companies do with IEMs


Edited by nick n - 8/31/14 at 1:49pm
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I still wonder why no one has made a modern T10 equivalent yet...

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RP18 Kapton reporting:

 

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velour?  doesnt the bass suffer greatly with those?  Nice score lee.

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The back is pleather so it's entirely acceptable bass-wise but this phone is way too heavy to my taste anyway, 432g without a Bellini headband is unmanageable.

 

BTW, anyone's got a YH1 to trade around here? I couldn't care less about the condition of the shell as I'd be transplanting the drivers. I've got a good bunch of rare vintage orthos I could trade for it :happy_face1:

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How about an HP-2? I have two pair and one of them isn't in the greatest shape. They do sound quite good, vary close to my t40rp and t50rp's.

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Originally Posted by ballhead View Post
 

couple of new designs for 38mm (SFI or whatever) drivers

 

 

 

Great work, I think we need a new thread on a new forum where we can all sell and swap some of our best builds.

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