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Originally Posted by ivanlau1999 View Post

Just got a new DT990 250OHM how long would it take to burn in?


The best way to 'burn in' new headphones is to spend a bit of time listening to familiar music with them, to let your ears adjust to the new sound-signature.

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I was just commenting on this on another post. My DT990's sounded like mud out of the box. They Improved significantly with jus one day of break in. They improved even more over the weekend and yet I don't think they are done breaking in yet. They are listenable though.
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Originally Posted by Ash Telecaster View Post

I was just commenting on this on another post. My DT990's sounded like mud out of the box. They Improved significantly with jus one day of break in. They improved even more over the weekend and yet I don't think they are done breaking in yet. They are listenable though.

I have just read a Taiwan forum (yes I am a Chinese). They said the soundstage always change before 1000hours of burn in time :P
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After that much time, you'll more likely hear a change due to the pads compressing...

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I tried the DT 990 premium 32 Ohms. And I found the mids and somewhat pronounced treble to be the problem. The mids sounded hollow and small covered by the treble more than the bass.

And the treble was also a bit brighter than my Grado SR 60i. Although, it was extremely airy.

 

Would the DT 990pro model have fuller forward mids and lesser treble without losing the airy quality of the other variations ?

And has anyone tried the DT 990 pro with portable amps like the Fiio E6?I have the Xonar DGX + E6.

How good would they sound?Would I lose some bass and treble out of a portable amp?

I'm almost dead set on buying the DT 150. My friend praises them very highly and how they compare against the HD 650 and higher models. I believe him, but If the pro model corrects the hollow sounding mids , I might change my mind.


Edited by xoriac - 10/17/14 at 12:03am
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will the audioengine D1 power DT770 80 ohm or 250 ohm ?

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Did anyone try the brand new DT770 Pro's lately? I just got the 250 Ohm version, the newest one, in that new box with an opening flap, the carrying bag, etc.  Is it just me or do they sound significantly better than they used to?  I mean, I had every headphone in the Beyerdynamic DT lineup, 770Pro 80, 770Pro 250, 880 600, 990Pro 250, as well as T1's, as several cheaper not so popular, but still awesome models like DTX-910 (aaaaaa-fcking-mazing for the price btw), etc. so I have quite a lot of experience with Beyer, you might even call me a Beyerdynamic fanboy (I'd call myself that), but this one caught me by surprise.

 

These 770's sound much better than any I remember, and I've heard a lot of 770's over the last 2-3 years, including some really old ones, with those old headbands. I don't know what it is, did they change drivers, did they redesign something, or...?  Last time I heard the 770 250 ohm version was about a year ago, but I have my 80 version around, so I can't really directly compare the old 250 and new 250, but I remember that until now I always preferred the 80 version because it sounded more organic, and they were about the same technically. But this 250 is just amazing.  The resolution, overall clarity and control of the sound seems to be on a whole different level compared to an 80 ohm version, it's like they're not even at the same price range. The sound is totally grainless, like...almost T1 level of smootness and separation, detail is superb as well.  They are bit bright up top, but smoother than what I remember, and bass is very, very tight and fast, but still has that rounded, in-your-chest thump that the 80 version has...it just sounds like it's coming out of a headphone that might cost twice as much.

 

So...is it just placebo playing with me, or did anyone else notice the differences?

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