Good post. I am happy with the RE2 now but I am always thinking of upgrading. I had been eyeing up the HF5 for a while so its always nice to see the two discussed together.
Is it just me or when you listen to '3d sound' with earphones does it always feel like the sound is slightly behind your head when it is split between both ears. I cant say I have ever got the impression the sound is in front of me.
Also, when I listen to the virtual haircut