post #286 of 37758
4/24/08 at 3:24pm
I listened to these headphones and found them very average. Muddy bass, midrange nasal but good if restrained treble. WAY too much money for what they are. Audio Technica ATH AD-1000 or 2000's miles better and half the price! Cheers.
Yup -- these have the highs that I liked better on my 580's -- but now there is decent bass too! At last! TWO improvements -- can't beat that. Like the previous poster said -- a combination of HD580/600/650 best traits.
And yes, I've had them all, multiple times over the years.
Just can't be without Senns around.
Like I said before, I hope this is a permanent thing, and not just an exceptional one-time production-run.
Then these puppies are gonna sell even better than they have been doing, once the word gets out.
I don't know what is inside my cans, and I never take them apart to look, either. I will look at the mine (from the outside) and see if I see any white/black in there.
I love this sort of language. It has a kind of rustic eloquence. I wonder how I could learn it.
I am with the "replace foam" crowd for ultimate Senn 650 tweak.
I don't check the headphone section here often, but originally did this tweak 5+ years ago with my Senn 600, now using fine mesh plastic fly screen cut in oval shape purchased at local home improvement center to replace foam. As others have said this opens up the sound and makes Senn 650 more detailed and neutral sounding, my Senn collection currently is:
Senn 650/Zu Mobuis cable (foam replaced with fine mesh screen)
Senn 600/Cardas cable
Senn 580/Senn 650 cable
I find Senn 650/600/580 very comfortable with soft oval shaped velour pads, better than AKG K701 round pads and miles ahead of Grado round pads