Some of you's need to get your terminology up to date. Sub-bass != mid-bass. Chris_Himself is right, none of the LCD2's have a large amount of bass impact (if you want lots of impact look at the closed headphones in the Basshead thread). What the LCD's (2/both revisions and 3/both revisions) excel in is sub-bass, the low-end rumble.
bass impact would be slam, not quantity, so pressure is the key, closed cans have an advantage, but on my rig my lcd2 have enough slam to impress even the most hardcore bass heads ,what is not a surprise if you take in account the size of the driver and the amount of excursion, which likely makes it the can with most slam ever
this is true, cancels the dominating bass quantity, but should rise slam on capable rigs as well, lcd2 need good rms with a lot of peak power reserve
another thing is that the lcd2 is extremely linear unlike most closed cans, which are L or U shaped so the slam is more distributed and doesn't peak in a narrow lf region
lcd2 needs a powerhouse
Edited by roskodan - 9/10/13 at 4:04pm