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Originally Posted by chicolom View Post

 

I see you continue to follow in my gear-footsteps tongue_smile.gif

 

Don't forget:  Next step is to buy Q701 pads!

 

Yes, I am a copycat now that you mention it... biggrin.gif

 

I thought about the Q701 pads... but I haven't used them since purchasing the memory pads. I'm going to just keep using the memeory pads I ordered and sell the brand new Annie pads to anyone willing to upgrade their Q701. If no one buys them than I'll just have an extra pair.

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I was real close, after my unfortunate situation last night, but went with the Annie because it was a sound I was familiar and in love with. After I fall in love it's hard for me to move on...

 

You aren't following your name very well.

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I think the only way I review the X1 is if someone sends it to me as a loaner. I can't commit to it right now, and I think if the KS-H1 ends up not being what I want, I think I should stop beating around the bush and try for the D7000 again, or at least the Fostex TH-600 which is apparently in between the D7000 and LCD2 is tonal balance. Those are my two fave cans, so it sounds appealing.

At least I know the Fostex will fit me properly.
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Originally Posted by daleb View Post

 

You aren't following your name very well.

 

Well, I did change from the Q701 to the Annie... rolleyes.gif

 

You should buy the memory pads from me whenever you get the Q701... they will be brand new and for a fair price compared to what AKG will charge you. That way you can change pads whenever you want. biggrin.gif

 

Edit: Don't be scared of commitment lol ph34r.gif

 

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Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post

I think the only way I review the X1 is if someone sends it to me as a loaner. I can't commit to it right now, and I think if the KS-H1 ends up not being what I want, I think I should stop beating around the bush and try for the D7000 again, or at least the Fostex TH-600 which is apparently in between the D7000 and LCD2 is tonal balance. Those are my two fave cans, so it sounds appealing.

At least I know the Fostex will fit me properly.

 

I say go for your favorite. How can you not? I did... tongue.gif


Edited by Change is Good - 5/26/13 at 12:04am
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Problem is the timing. Kingsound is really irking me right now by not letting anyone know when they're expecting release

This long wait better be because they're trying to fix the headband assembly or keep the arm extensions from easily sliding down.
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Originally Posted by Change is Good View Post

 

You should buy the memory pads from me whenever you get the Q701... they will be brand new and for a fair price compared to what AKG will charge you. That way you can change pads whenever you want. biggrin.gif

 

Pads from AKG are around $40 or so, right? Just about done paying off the wedding, so I'll be able to order mine after that.

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Also just ordered the Annies from Pitbullaudio from ebay :D

Paid around 370$ for them.

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Originally Posted by AxelCloris View Post

 

Pads from AKG are around $40 or so, right? Just about done paying off the wedding, so I'll be able to order mine after that.


the annie pads are closer to $70 last i saw

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MLE,

 

Referring to your guide @ the Denon D7000, did you review them with stock pads or Lawton Angle pads (or J$)? 

 

I actually just won auction of D7000 w/ Lawton Angle pads but, was curious how much closer the Lawton pads would get them in comparison to the Annie's for competitive play which I currently own.

 

Also, is there any way to verify manufactured date via serial # as I didn't get a response from seller in time to confirm 2012 model.

 

Thanx in advance.
 

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Originally Posted by kenshinhimura View Post


the annie pads are closer to $70 last i saw

 

That is correct.

 

Mine will be brand new out of the Annie box and will be selling for $50 plus shipping (CONUS only). I won't get my Annies until Friday so PM me if anyone is interested.

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D7000 stock. I don't ever wanna mess with the D7000s sound. Don't fix what ain't broken.

The only reason I'd ever get lawton pads is because it's real leather, and will be because it's less sweaty than the pleather. If it attempts to fix anything, I'd hate the pads.

If I wanted less bass, I'd get the millions of other headphones that copy one another. The D7000 is one of the only high end headphones that thrives on it's bass.
Edited by Mad Lust Envy - 5/26/13 at 2:26pm
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What about the smelly mids and the lack of isolation?
Edited by 3X0 - 5/26/13 at 2:27pm
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What about them? The D7000 is a bass and treble oriented headphone. If I wanted more mids, I'd get a headphone that specializes in mids. As for isolation, I personally couldn't care less about that. I'd be just as happy if the D7000 was open with the same sound.
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Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post

What about them? The D7000 is a bass and treble oriented headphone. If I wanted more mids, I'd get a headphone that specializes in mids. As for isolation, I personally couldn't care less about that. I'd be just as happy if the D7000 was open with the same sound.

Rev 1 or Rev 2?

If you're talking about Rev 2, you'll love Rev 1.
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Thread Starter 
I owned both, I loved both. The changes arent as significant as people think. They're both quite sub bass heavy, with sparkly treble, and mids that are slightly recessed, but unhampered by mid bass.

If the lawton pads attempt to reduce bass, it's an absolute failure to me. Why the hell would anyone try to take away what makes Denons...Denons? Get an LCD2 if you want better mids while retaining some (SOME) good bass.

Nothing can touch the D7000 to me. The fact everyone says the two new Fostex have less bass, means they aren't as memorable to me.
Edited by Mad Lust Envy - 5/26/13 at 2:43pm
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