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 I would suggest CKR9.

I love the concept! A shame the cables aren't detachable...

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My GR07 mk2s are on their last legs (the cable is coming out of the IEMs 0_o) and I was thinking of getting an upgrade with replaceable cables.

 

I read your FLC8 review and thought it was very interesting!

 

Seeing as how it was your review of the GR07 that brought me to having to get it (my wallet hates you and my ears love you :) ) I thought I may as well bug this thread for advice in if the FLC8 would suit somebody coming from the GR07 (my headphones are Sennheiser Momentum v1s <3 if that helps understand what I like - trying to help random people with tiny bits of info to go in is the easiest thing in the world :P)

 

The A:B comparison I included in that review for the GR07 Classic still holds for the older GR07: http://theheadphonelist.com/headphone_review/flc-technology-flc8/ - it'll give you a more v-shaped sound with more powerful bass and slightly brighter treble than the GR07. I consider it an upgrade, but it kind of moves in the opposite direction from the GR07 than the warmer and smoother Momentum.

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The A:B comparison I included in that review for the GR07 Classic still holds for the older GR07: http://theheadphonelist.com/headphone_review/flc-technology-flc8/ - it'll give you a more v-shaped sound with more powerful bass and slightly brighter treble than the GR07. I consider it an upgrade, but it kind of moves in the opposite direction from the GR07 than the warmer and smoother Momentum.

 

Thanks! The GR07 series had quite a bit of variability even between the same model! I remember the mk2 I RMA'd and the mk2 I got back sounded different. I did figure out why though. There was glue or something in the vents which changed the presentation. I spent a lot of time fiddling with the vents trying to find the spot where I was the happiest. Which is why the FLC8 intrigued me​! I want to try and make my own ports for the thing and see if shape could make an interesting influence (i.e. find the right shape to).

 

Thanks for the info though. It does sound like the direction I wanted to move in - after reading the comparison on your website (which is an amazing resource!). I actually like a diverse set of sounds. My HD555s are still loved and used regularly - which have a far FAR lower bass quantity than the Momentums.

 

Just have to say - LOVE the website. Far easier to use than the old thread which I used to read religiously.

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Thanks! The GR07 series had quite a bit of variability even between the same model! I remember the mk2 I RMA'd and the mk2 I got back sounded different. I did figure out why though. There was glue or something in the vents which changed the presentation. I spent a lot of time fiddling with the vents trying to find the spot where I was the happiest. Which is why the FLC8 intrigued me​! I want to try and make my own ports for the thing and see if shape could make an interesting influence (i.e. find the right shape to).

 

Thanks for the info though. It does sound like the direction I wanted to move in - after reading the comparison on your website (which is an amazing resource!). I actually like a diverse set of sounds. My HD555s are still loved and used regularly - which have a far FAR lower bass quantity than the Momentums.

 

Just have to say - LOVE the website. Far easier to use than the old thread which I used to read religiously.

 

That's true, and the Classic definitely sounds a bit different from the old GR07, but when you compare it to something fairly different like the FLC8, the gap between different GR07s becomes pretty much negligible. I don't think you could A:B two different GR07 with the FLC8 and come to significantly different conclusions.

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