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Selling my HE-4 as I really need closed headphones for my listening purposes and living conditions now. So DT770 stay. I know I never got to listen to the HE-4 at their full potential, but I'm sure if I did I would never let them go so that would make it very difficult haha.

I dont think the 770s will be enough. So, the only way youll be happy is to develop a truly magical he4 closed mod. I heard from somebody that told someone else, you were the one. So it must be done!

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I dont think the 770s will be enough. So, the only way youll be happy is to develop a truly magical he4 closed mod. I heard from somebody that told someone else, you were the one. So it must be done!

:p This is definitely true haha. Truth be told, the LCD-2 ruined my options haha. I am still used to their treble and everything else I've tried seems to annoy me. However, the HE-4 would make an amazing second headphone to the LCD-2. There's something about them that works extremely well with some specific albums. However, I only want one headphone and I need it to be closed, so DT770 for now. 

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tongue.gif  This is definitely true haha. Truth be told, the LCD-2 ruined my options haha. I am still used to their treble and everything else I've tried seems to annoy me. However, the HE-4 would make an amazing second headphone to the LCD-2. There's something about them that works extremely well with some specific albums. However, I only want one headphone and I need it to be closed, so DT770 for now. 
All I had for closed for a bit was a shure srh840, and it was fine. Can't listen to it anymore, well because I took the drivers out and made a grado/shure/beyer/ monster. I've heard the higher end Mr speakers can hold their own with the he4, but I don't think any closed can is going to really get you to the he4 air/separation and tonality. It's just original. Best of luck with the sale, hopefully whoever gets it will enjoy these gems.
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All I had for closed for a bit was a shure srh840, and it was fine. Can't listen to it anymore, well because I took the drivers out and made a grado/shure/beyer/ monster. I've heard the higher end Mr speakers can hold their own with the he4, but I don't think any closed can is going to really get you to the he4 air/separation and tonality. It's just original. Best of luck with the sale, hopefully whoever gets it will enjoy these gems.

 

Yeah I completely understand I won't get close to the best traits of the HE-4 in a closed can. However, I can enjoy closed cans more due to not having to worry about others hearing my music and I cannot hear them, also. I'm sure if I already had the right amp for the HE-4 I would manage to persuade myself to keep them. 

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