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Originally Posted by xevman View Post
 

Man finding an upgrade to the HD600s is difficult honestly prefer their sonic signature over anything else in their price range, but i think upgrading to planars later down the line has reached the point of diminishing returns. I don't think i can ever part ways with them even if i do buy something more expensive ill always go back to them. That's how good I feel they are.

My HD600s certainly aren't going anywhere. I just bought an HE-560 and yes they are the better headphone and might end up as my main for at least the short term. But the HD600s not only have nostalgic value for me as my first actual foray into the Hi-Fi world, but also will continue to be my benchmark for a headphone that just does things right. The comfort, the sound quality, the price, the HD600 just nails those and are a clear example of how to make a headphone the right way in my opinion.

 

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Originally Posted by daltonlanny View Post


That upper mid peak was the reason I sold mine.
I was very sensitive to it. It stood out like a sore thumb to me.
If it hadn't been for that one little flaw, I would have kept mine without hesitation.
BTW, I also sold my Hifiman HE-560 due to a peak in the same area too. Lol.

I'm kinda glad I'm not sensitive to it; actually works well for me. And I just bought an HE-560 and am enjoying it immensely as I type this.

 

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Originally Posted by OJNeg View Post
 

I compared the HE560 and the HD600 not too long ago and I found the Hifiman's lower treble to be much more bothersome relatively

 

The original HD6xx's had that veil. My friend has one of those and it has that sound. Senn made a silent revision somewhere down the line and neither headphone is no longer what I would consider veiled. For those looking for treble irregularities or rolled-off bass to increase "detail" it might sound veiled.

I don't have any problems with either the HD600 or the HE-560, the latter of which I actually just got today. I'm wondering if the veil thing for the HD6xx cans changed at different times. I have an HD600 that still has the old box packaging, but is new enough to have the white drivers and my bro has the HD650 with the old box as well, maybe from about 2008ish I think. When I listen to his HD650, I feel something is a little off, but all is well when listening to my HD600.

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Originally Posted by xevman View Post
 

Man finding an upgrade to the HD600s is difficult honestly prefer their sonic signature over anything else in their price range, but i think upgrading to planars later down the line has reached the point of diminishing returns. I don't think i can ever part ways with them even if i do buy something more expensive ill always go back to them. That's how good I feel they are.

Have you tried comparing to the DT880's?

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Due to popular demand I have finally finished my review and comparison of the AKG K612 PRO and HD 600. Here it is. Please consider giving me reputation (thumbs up) if you find it helpful. Thanks guys.

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Originally Posted by Draulius View Post
 

I'm primarily interested in a comparison of the soundstage.

Hey! I got a chance to test them side by side. I used the O2/ODAC as usual with The Eagles' Hotel California and Metalliac's live recorded tracks from Through the Never.

I'd have to say that the sound stage to my ears isn't very different in terms of size. But I felt that the DT 880's flatter response made the treble instruments come out clearer, enabling easier recognition of those instruments (cymbals, hi hats,etc). 

To me, I'd say they have different signatures, with the HD 600 being more laid back and the 880 being sharper. Not by a large margin, IMO, but enough to make me able to distinguish them.

 

I hope that is clear to you. Feel free to ask if you need more comparisons.

Cheers, atoniolin.

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