Originally Posted by Libertad
At one point having a 5GB ipod was the pinnacle of portable audio and im sure we'll look back one day and go "man remember when the R10 was the best you could get. Yeah man those were crazy". That same will happen in how long idk but its ganna happen.
I think Libertad has it right. My take is that attempting to bring dynamic cans any further than what Sony did in either the R10 or 010 would be way not
cost efficient (manufacturers found this out). Instead I'd like to see a larger front on expanding innovative thinking from an engineering/transducer perspective. Whenever I think audio I think transducers. A new kind of transducer, or one of a different vein, first tried and tested, then perfected, might be capable of ten times what the R10 was. Perhaps finding a fundamental flaw in currently existing/used technology is what will be needed to change the face of Audio. I'd rather remain hopeful something new will come out than old.