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post #316 of 663
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Originally Posted by Bones13 View Post

probably a good idea if you want anyone to pay attention to your problem.  People are really trying to put some thought into helping you.
Can't see the insults, they get moderated on the fly. A good thing probably.
post #317 of 663

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Edited by glorkaglickflic - 5/19/14 at 7:40am
post #318 of 663
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Originally Posted by paradoxper View Post
 

You ever think of giving PJ more than a weekend to reply before bitching?

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Edited by glorkaglickflic - 5/17/14 at 1:35pm
post #319 of 663
Apart from that, did you ever get a response from pj?
post #320 of 663
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Originally Posted by glorkaglickflic View Post
 

Actually, I've given no insults to anyone on this thread. I've removed my comments because of some of the negative responses here. "Paradoxper" seems to have it in for me, but I don't know him or her  (or it), so I consider the source.  Perhaps it was brought up with wolves, since it seems to have a wolf-pack mentality.

I'm sorry you didn't like the way I came off to you. But yea, apart from that, what's the update?

post #321 of 663

I have an IDEA about what may be causing this issue (channel imbalance).

 

I used to work as an IT and the company CEO insisted on wearing polyester shirts. His (expensive) laptop

kept crashing, and eventually required a new hard drive. This happened 4 times in less than 12 months,and

to 3 new machines. Eventually the only thing left was STATIC DISCHARGE from his clothing to his laptop casework.

 

The problem went away once he started wearing cotton mix shirts.

 

So, anyone having a channel imbalance with the 009s or other Stax headphones, it may be worth looking at this.

I know from swopping out PC chip sets, I had to wear an earthing strap around my wrist. And some folk do carry

around more static than others. Some cars can get static build up as well.

 

This would also explain why storing the 009s for a week fixes the issue (for a while), as they would then discharge.

Remember, laptops running of a battery cannot discharge static away down the main cable. Also units mounted

on wooden shelves or glass shelves likewise.

 

Something to consider you guys?

post #322 of 663

Yes this can also apply to some types of furnishings. I remember certain types of man-made materials like carpets used to suffer from static buildup. In some circumstances you could get one hell of a jolt from them!

 

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Originally Posted by astrostar59 View Post
 

I have an IDEA about what may be causing this issue (channel imbalance).

 

I used to work as an IT and the company CEO insisted on wearing polyester shirts. His (expensive) laptop

kept crashing, and eventually required a new hard drive. This happened 4 times in less than 12 months,and

to 3 new machines. Eventually the only thing left was STATIC DISCHARGE from his clothing to his laptop casework.

 

The problem went away once he started wearing cotton mix shirts.

 

So, anyone having a channel imbalance with the 009s or other Stax headphones, it may be worth looking at this.

I know from swopping out PC chip sets, I had to wear an earthing strap around my wrist. And some folk do carry

around more static than others. Some cars can get static build up as well.

 

This would also explain why storing the 009s for a week fixes the issue (for a while), as they would then discharge.

Remember, laptops running of a battery cannot discharge static away down the main cable. Also units mounted

on wooden shelves or glass shelves likewise.

 

Something to consider you guys?

post #323 of 663

Then problem with that theory is how would the generated static end up on the diaphragm.  The system is highly insulated so the only viable option for what's causing this is has to do with changes to temperature/humidity and how the peculiar nature of the 009 driver interacts with those. 

post #324 of 663

thank you guys

 

i was very very close to bay  this week  from our delar the stax sr009+sem007t2

 or  sr007mk2 +sem007t2

 

but from you guys  i see it is very very  big trouble.

 

also it her in israel  8600$ for  sr009+amp

 

                                   5750$ for  sr007mk2+amp

 

only one per it well import to me 

 

so i well stay  whit my hd800+luxman p1u

 

 

thank you guys

 

sonyes

israel


Edited by SONYES - 5/16/14 at 12:22am
post #325 of 663
fwiw mine still works just fine smily_headphones1.gif
post #326 of 663

ok but to import  one per for me is reskiy 

if my be same teouble

 

?????

 

100 good    one two bed??  can be in my luak

 

:mad:

post #327 of 663

For those that have had to send equipment back to STAX from the US (or comparable distance) to have something like an imbalance issue fixed, how long did it take to make the repair? Is it fairly easy to send, say, an SR-009 or SR-007 to STAX to have it repaired? This question might be too general but I'm just curious about the options after one's warranty has expired.

post #328 of 663

I have the same problem with my SR-009.   The left side gives out half the volume of the right side.  I will wait for a few weeks to see if it will return to normal.  I have to say I am quite disappointed with Stax.  

 

I bought mine from PJ 3  months ago.

 

Sam


Edited by samsie - 5/20/14 at 5:48pm
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Are yours both under warranty?
post #330 of 663
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Are yours both under warranty?

I think jackskelly was asking just generally speaking.

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