Right, the HE-500 is better because it's planar. Of course!
I've extensively compared the 500 to my hd600, and each has its advantages. They also have downfalls that ancel the while darn thing out.
The problem is that people's money is at stake here. Saying that there's a massive difference, when there's no more than a sound sig change is costing people upwards of $300 extra.
You realize people can just sell off gear they don't find to their liking right? If they buy used they won't even lose money. And you KNOW there are more idiots out there like me who will love the HE-500/LCD-2, and think it was money well spent. So yeah you're not doing everyone favors, just some people like you I guess.
Buying and trying audio gear and then selling stuff you don't like is part of the journey. Nothing wrong with losing a little money here and there. I realize you were dissapointed with your HE-500 experience, but many, including me, have found it quite worthwhile.
So I guess what I'm trying to say is you don't need to save people. You're not the Superman of Head-Fi, and people are smart enough to read between the lines, and gather info from multiple sources. No one goes out and buy $700 headphones after reading just one random ass post on Head-Fi. Well, maybe there is an idiot like that out there, but who cares about him.
Edited by M-13 - 6/4/13 at 2:23pm