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Originally Posted by DefQon View Post

 Yes. The newer pads cause my ears to heat up too much as they squish inwards with the seal. The same with the leather 507 pads.

Do the old pads still cause your ears to touch the drivers?

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Do the old pads still cause your ears to touch the drivers?

Nope. Despite them retaining that vintage pleather look to them like all other late 70's/early 80's headphone earpads, I vastly prefer function over aesthetics in this situation to gain that extra comfort.

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Nope. Despite them retaining that vintage pleather look to them like all other late 70's/early 80's headphone earpads, I vastly prefer function over aesthetics in this situation to gain that extra comfort.


Is the reason for this added comfort the added depth/less sinkage?


My friend owns both and he felt that the 507s were airy-er more breathable.
Leather by itself should be better feeling to the touch right? Pleather results in kind of a sticky feeling when exposed to heat.

Slightly confused why you would prefer the vintage pads.
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Originally Posted by EveTan View Post


Is the reason for this added comfort the added depth/less sinkage?


My friend owns both and he felt that the 507s were airy-er more breathable.
Leather by itself should be better feeling to the touch right? Pleather results in kind of a sticky feeling when exposed to heat.

Slightly confused why you would prefer the vintage pads.

I'm guessing it's due to the denser foam used in the vintage pads that gives them that hard, thick seal it sits around your ears. I can only say for myself and there are other's who prefer the older pads to the newer ones for comfort. You need to try it out yourself.

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XD this is like the 3rd time you've said this. Lol
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Originally Posted by miceblue View Post

XD this is like the 3rd time you've said this. Lol

Unfortunately Evetan keeps asking.

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Originally Posted by DefQon View Post

Unfortunately Evetan keeps asking.

Sorry, XD I tend to write in a train of thought mentality, where my thought wanders back and forth over a single topic. 

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Yeh ok. Just get both pads and decide which is better for you.

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How does the LNS and LS actually compare?


I found little difference between the LNS and LS. I find the LNS a little warm sounding,particularly with the T1, but if your system tends to be bright sounding, the combination will work extremely well, IMHO. I also have 507's and they are less sweet in the midrange than the LNS but are a little more open in terms of soundstage and the bass is a little better controlled. Your ears will tell you what sounds right for you.

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I found little difference between the LNS and LS. I find the LNS a little warm sounding,particularly with the T1, but if your system tends to be bright sounding, the combination will work extremely well, IMHO. I also have 507's and they are less sweet in the midrange than the LNS but are a little more open in terms of soundstage and the bass is a little better controlled. Your ears will tell you what sounds right for you.

Thank you! I've only got few complaints wuth my sig's, though.

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I am so spoiled by electrostatic 'phones I am now considering selling all my dynamic and planar headphones and amps except maybe for one pair of Beyer 880's to use as utility 'phones / spares etc.  Hate to do it, I've acquired a lot of gear and built shelves to store it...  but  I just don't feel much like listening to anything except my 'stats anymore.

 

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Sell everything off except the 2's, 800's and the Stax. Good variety.
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Nice setup, but I'd be nervous about having all those perched on a shelf on the wall.

(Paranoia strikes deep...)


Edited by rgs9200m - 7/8/13 at 8:20am
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Nice. One amp per headphone :P

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I am considering a sr404 headband for my sig. It says Lambda signature on top biggrin.gif
Which headband is the most comfortable, how's the sr-404 headband?
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