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post #1006 of 1398

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Originally Posted by kiertijai View Post

Yes, I also would like to know what is the SQ of the Sennheiser HD1000?  If it does match its look I will be more than

willing to pay as much as a new HD800.  Has anybody bought it yet?   I will try to beat Tranhieu for the first flight.

 

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Originally Posted by tranhieu View Post


I will board the 1st flight to your country this weekend if you hadnt bought them yet...

How much were them btw? I notice some wrinkles on the ear pads, looks like someone has put them on for a listen before?

 

The k401 was $250, the Senn was nearly $500.

I'm thinking of buying them, but from the price of the k401 I can buy a pair of new k601. (Don't know which sounds better.)

The Senn is really rare, it's a 50th anniversary headphone, but is a found here, in head-fi. It has HD4xx drivers, and the hd580/hd600 sounds better.

 

tranhieu:  Or were you asking the price of the K1k?

I tried them out in the shop before i bought them, but i don't know, why it has wrinkles.  (It still smell newsmile.gif)



 

post #1007 of 1398

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there are some wrinkles on the lower pad. but if you say they're new then... ;)

yeah I was asking about their price at that store. 

 

great picture btw! 

post #1008 of 1398

I expect sitting in the box for such a long period of time has made those wrinkles, excellent find!

post #1009 of 1398

Thanks.

 

As I sad, I'm the first owner of this K1k.

It was standing for years, maybe it was not put properly into it's box and the foam pushed te pads.(?)  It was 'standing' on the lower pad in the box. The foam is not straight in the box, on the end it's round, and there the tips touch the foam.

 

I bought for reather good price, i paied ~$1000.

 

 

Edit: I read that there are bass light and heavy versions. How can I distinguish them?

post #1010 of 1398

Serial number seems to be the most usual way.

I'd say below 5000 tend to be Bass Heavy and above Bass light. There may be exceptions and the 5000 number might not be smack bang on the money but i think it's pretty close. People tend to assume the dark wood box as the older versions and the lighter box with newer.

 

My old pair had a dark box and were 46XX i think and were Bass Heavy

post #1011 of 1398

Thanks, so my one with 9114 is bass light.

 

Ps.: I've uploaded my pictures here as well.

post #1012 of 1398

Very nice find indeed, congrats.

post #1013 of 1398

The wrinkles are made from the way the headphones are stored in the box. The foam cut-out is very snug, hence you only see wrinkles on one side of the pads; the side that grooves the foam. I don't store the headphones in the box anymore because the cut-out is very tight.

post #1014 of 1398

#04493 here (with a black box). Connected to my Jolida 1501RC.

 

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Originally Posted by RockCity View Post

The wrinkles are made from the way the headphones are stored in the box. The foam cut-out is very snug, hence you only see wrinkles on one side of the pads; the side that grooves the foam. I don't store the headphones in the box anymore because the cut-out is very tight.



Yes, it has to be that.

e.g.: These pairs have wrinkles on the same place.

post #1016 of 1398

Have somebody here had an issue with vibrations come from grids (probably)? On my WA5 up to 10 o'clock is everything fine. Any suggestions? I suspect frame is not appropriate covered by adhesive.

 

Thank you.

post #1017 of 1398

Yep i had that after a recable, only on big bass notes but the frames would rattle. I found if i pinched them in a certain place the rattle would stop. Eventually stripped then down and re glued and they were fine after that

post #1018 of 1398

With very deep bass along with loud volume I noticed some rattle as well but it got fixed magically when I opened up the grills and reinstalled them (no adhesive).

post #1019 of 1398

Thank you very much for your info.

 

Exactly, when I pitched them the rattle is gone.

 

BTW - is it worth to recable it? 

 

Only water soluble adhesive can be used?

 

 

Thank you.

post #1020 of 1398
Hmmm I don't know, I had the equinox and it was expensive but there was an improvement in clarity if I remember right. The biggest improvement was going grill less but it isn't really viable so I ended up putting them back on. If you are completely happy with your amp and source and they are high quality and revealing go for the reachable. If you have a warm system I probably wouldn't bother.
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