post #331 of 36848
7/11/08 at 3:59pm
I just finished reading this entire thread since just got me new HD650s a couple of days ago.
Very helpful thread!
The pair of 650s I got were $329 with free shipping from J&R. I have dealt with them alot and they are fast and dependable.
The pair I got are definitely the "new" version and I agree completely with others on this thread who have noted the distinct improvement.
I am about to pull the trigger on ordering a DarkVoice 332. I have tentatively settled on it over the DarkVoice 336SE, which although newer and about $100cheaper, does not look to be as good a match for the 650s from what I have gathered on this and other theads.
I will be posting more detailed impressions as the cans burn in.
My other phones are Stax Lambda Pros and Shure SE530s.
i got my hd650 from soundearphone.com with the july 4th sale promotion. not bad of a deal i think. right now i'm using them with darkvoice 337 and it sounds great. the bass... i love the bass. i definitely like this more than hd600.
I got mine a little less than a week ago and have been in sonic heaven ever since. And you are right. It is all about the bass!!!. Best bass I have heard so far on phones. Bass is extremely important to me and it has always been my main gripe about phones in general.
My all time favorite phones are my Stax Lambdas and they still retain a slight edge over the HD650s because of their incredible detail and amazing highs. But for pure clear well defined bass, give me the HD650s. I actually think for all around listening I will end up with the 650s at the top of my list. A real comparison is not possible until my Darkvoice arrives.
I could not quite afford the 337, but I have the 332 coming my way. From everything I have heard both the 337 and the 332 are just perfect for the HD650s so I am eager to pair them up.