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post #406 of 1015
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Originally Posted by nick n View Post

Is there any difference in sound or is it just aesthetics?

 

 

Sure I can clear up the rambling I did there for that mod.

 

New pads are World of Warcraft Soundblaster headset pads.

 

What I used in the innards:

 

  • Dynamat
  • Special Acoustic filler , but any thing similar should be fine like speaker filler( polyfill type of stuff )
  • Creatology Brand Self Adhesive Foam  ( ~1/8 inch thick ,available from most decent craft stores )
  • ears :)

 

I filled  inside the raised center square ( surrounding the round cup-mount raised bits ) in the cup rears with Creatology Foam as seen in the first picture

So a square of foam but missing the center circle to fit around the cup-mounts.

 

Nothing directly on that cup-mount top it looks like the driver has a hole directly in the middle of it and it vents on that cup-mount top and is secured against it by the two stock rubber spacers. limited space there too. ( I might try it )

 I guess I also could have used a bottom layer of Dynamat in the raised square area and then put the foam on top also, but I got lazy. ( I may do it still )

 

Next I cut lemon-wedged shaped pieces of Dynamat and put these around the outsides of the square area on all 4 sides, and as long as all 4 sides.

 

I stuck the Creatology Foam on top of these lemon-wedged shaped Dynamat pieces.

 

On the inside of the baffle around the driver there are 6 damped tuned-port holes. 3 tuned-port holes one half and 3 on the other. There is a gap between these two sets of 3 port holes on the baffle perimeter. I cut 2 tapered pieces of Dynamat to fit into these two spots making sure to not cover over any ports. About the same width as the space between the driver edge and the baffle edge.

Covered these with exact shaped Creatology Foam pieces also.

 

Next and lastly I added some Acoustic Filler to the cup insides to deal with any further resonances and help increase perceived width and space.

 I find that if there are  tuned damped ports in the baffles of a can i use Acoustic Filler in, I need to use less than i would normally if the cans had a solid baffle and no portings.

 

This is obviously due to the fact that some sound will leak through those back to your ears whereas solid baffles not so much.  So this means i use less than normal amounts of filler as it is sounds muffled otherwise. Just how it works and obviously you would tune to ear depending on what you use. Doesn't have to be crammed full tight, just a less packed amount will do.

 

Reassemble cups.

I don't think there is any change it sound, but I have only heard one. If anyone would be cool enough to get both and do a comparison that be cool

post #407 of 1015

Thanks, nick n. I just threw some socks over the pads, and am loving the bit of warmth and bass impact added, so I won't be modding any further for a while, but I will make sure to mentally bookmark that post for later use beerchug.gif

post #408 of 1015

Which 662 has the best bass?

post #409 of 1015

Supertoaster, that would be a question for Audiohipster. You might want to pm him. I only have the 662f version, and don't have anything of note to compare them to, but with the light mods that I have done, I can say that I am very happy with the impact, depth, and detail of the bass.

 

If you want bass though, you might want to check out a different model of Superlux (not to say that the 662f is bass lacking, but it isn't bassheavy). I am sure that Superlux offers some model that has plenty of bass. You would just have to ask the right person, which, sadly, I am not.

 

Edit: Just stumbled upon this thread. Maybe this would suit you. Though again, I am personally very happy with the bass of my 662f.

http://www.head-fi.org/t/620241/superlux-hd-631-dj-headphone


Edited by potatoos - 9/15/12 at 2:05pm
post #410 of 1015
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Originally Posted by Supertoaster View Post

Which 662 has the best bass?


there are 3 versions.http://www.superlux.com.tw/upload/function.product.info/17f81435-74a5-48b2-af35-202a1d1730b2/resource/ca_headphone_series_web_tw_en.pdf

 

the graph shows the plain 662 ( black and red one ) to have more low end, then again it seems all of these are tuned differently as far as sounddepth/stage whatever you wish to call it.


Edited by nick n - 9/15/12 at 2:07pm
post #411 of 1015
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Originally Posted by nick n View Post


there are 3 versions.http://www.superlux.com.tw/upload/function.product.info/17f81435-74a5-48b2-af35-202a1d1730b2/resource/ca_headphone_series_web_tw_en.pdf

 

the graph shows the plain 662 ( black and red one ) to have more low end, then again it seems all of these are tuned differently as far as sounddepth/stage whatever you wish to call it.

They say the 662b has a nice bass 'punch'. but the 662 goes nice and looow. Now I have to decide mad.gif


Edited by Supertoaster - 9/16/12 at 12:49am
post #412 of 1015
Hi guys.What with Superlux HD-660 socks mod or others?
post #413 of 1015
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Originally Posted by Valiar View Post

Hi guys.What with Superlux HD-660 socks mod or others?

Sock mod would probably be the same as it was for the other headphones if thats what you're trying to ask.

 

 

Does anybody know if they ever made just a normal Superlux HD668? Because we have the 668b but all the other models seem to have 3 variants. 681, 681b, 681f, etc.

post #414 of 1015
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Originally Posted by Supertoaster View Post

Sock mod would probably be the same as it was for the other headphones if thats what you're trying to ask.

Does anybody know if they ever made just a normal Superlux HD668? Because we have the 668b but all the other models seem to have 3 variants. 681, 681b, 681f, etc.

As far as I know, there is only one version of the HD668B.

post #415 of 1015

Superlux 662 came in yesterday. And i really like what I hear. Can't compare them to any other headphones because these are my first :) The isolation is awesome, i can bareley hear myself talking. 

post #416 of 1015

wdbs, I recommend that you get some new pads for it. Also, burn in time is pretty substantial from my experience, but ymmv.

post #417 of 1015
At the moment I like the current pads, maybe i'll swap them in the future or a sock mod. With what should I burn them in? The music I listen, and how long?
post #418 of 1015

Personally, I was so in love with the cans straight out of the box, that I just listened to them for enormous amounts of time. You might notice some change in the sound as you go. Though, leaving them on overnight playing at a normal volume with your typical music, or some bass heavy music is sometimes recommended.

post #419 of 1015

all that is being shipped is the 2nd edition, with the maroon ring, unless some dealer has stockpiled... there is no difference in the driver, altho some say the red ring took longer to break in, and a few liked the darker ring.  now as far as clones...  well other them one model may look like another... it is far from cloneville... none of the 50MM drivers are anything a like an other model, then possible first looks... some have thinner or duel layer diafrhams... and most models differ drastically... and the AKG 240 has smaller drivers anywho... and don't think the HD-681B sounds like the 240 ... but the 681 does quite a bit, it just has more extreme low boost and insane highs...  the 50mm driver KH-m98 looks more like the AKG... very light, but the driver is no where close to some of the Superslutz... but you can pop in two 662 drivers ... and you are in heaven. Cheers Doyen 

post #420 of 1015
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Originally Posted by AudioHipster View Post

all that is being shipped is the 2nd edition, with the maroon ring,

which model do you mean the 662 ?

 

the manufacturer is only shipping these for now?

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