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A happy new HE500 owner reporting.

Welcome to the club
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Guess its about time i said hi too, i bought the 500's a few weeks ago and have been thoroughly enjoying them :L3000:

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Guess its about time i said hi too, i bought the 500's a few weeks ago and have been thoroughly enjoying them :L3000:

 

Are you running the 500s from your S.E.X., Mark?

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Indeedy :wink_face:

 

How are you getting on with your balanced output mod, plucked up the nerve to drill a big hole yet?

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Indeedy :wink_face:

 

How are you getting on with your balanced output mod, plucked up the nerve to drill a big hole yet?

 

LOL. Actually yes! The only thing holding me back is having to go to the shop to buy the 4 x 100ohm resistors, but I've bought the socket and I'm ready with my Dremel!

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Can anyone recommend some good replacement HE500 cables to me? Hopefully nothing too expensive. I've been looking at Toxic Cable's line and am wondering if there's anything else in that price range that is good.

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ITT: Obligatory, subjective advice. That being said... Trevor at Norne Cables is the most helpful vendor I've ever dealt with. His cables don't suck either :beerchug:

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Can anyone recommend some good replacement HE500 cables to me? Hopefully nothing too expensive. I've been looking at Toxic Cable's line and am wondering if there's anything else in that price range that is good.
I have two Forza Audioworks cables and they are excellent, one TRS and one for speaker taps.
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Thanks for the suggestions!

 

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ITT: Obligatory, subjective advice. That being said... Trevor at Norne Cables is the most helpful vendor I've ever dealt with. His cables don't suck either :beerchug:

 

Damn, the Skoll series is in my budget and looks incredible. Red with wood splitter seems so luxurious...

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My new Norne cable for my LFF Enigmas are coming in soon and it is red. I can send you pics when it gets here if you want to see how it looks. My Norne cable for my HE500 is just black with a Wenge splitter.

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If you fancy a bit of DIY i can recommend Canare L-4E6S, seemed a waste not to use the SMC connectors supplied in the box :normal_smile :

 

HE-500 cable made from Canare L-4E6S

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^ Nice DIY!

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^ Nice DIY!
Agreed. I used the same cable and looks for a 3.5mm>2xXLR cable.
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Thanks guys, the choice of Canare cable came from this link -> http://robrobinette.com/BalancedCable.htm#Convert_HE-500

 

I tried the grill mod last night and i'm still on the fence if i like it or not, its possibly a little bit too bright now for my liking, but it did seem to help the low end dynamics which i do prefer.  I'm interested to hear other peoples opinions, and see what else you have all tried?

 

Grill mod on HE-500

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If you fancy a bit of DIY i can recommend Canare L-4E6S, seemed a waste not to use the SMC connectors supplied in the box :normal_smile :

 

HE-500 cable made from Canare L-4E6S

 

Yup,  looks super clean. It's amazing how much money you save doing something like this. A simple snip of the sleeving to make the Y-split and canare/mogami wire is about the highest quality wire around.

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