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post #346 of 469

Hey guys, new to the thread.

 

I was curious...is there a way to buy the older Hifiman earpads? My HE-5LE has the old style of velour earpads, and I find they actually sound better than the newer velours to my ears. But mine are falling apart, so I was hoping to get a more intact pair.

 

Thanks!

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post #347 of 469

You could post a wanted classified. They are out of production though. I have a single that you can have. bigsmile_face.gif

post #348 of 469

Yeah I was planning on posting a classified. Thought maybe there might be some place that still has some in stock though.

post #349 of 469
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Which angled pads? Denons? Yes these are. The only pad that is not available anymore is the JMoney

hi ,

 

any link to purchase this from? Denon can be used with hifi?

thanks

post #350 of 469
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hi ,

 

any link to purchase this from? Denon can be used with hifi?

thanks

Yes it can. You can order here - http://www.lawtonaudio.com/home.html

 

I was not a fan of the sound though.

post #351 of 469

Recently got my hands on some 5E-LE's. Looking forward to getting them, but jumped ahead and doing research for mods and other options to help kill time. Anyway, with all this talk of using HM5 pads and the semi-positive experience some are having, I thought I'd share something I found to add to the pad options.

 

 

 

NVX phones are made in the same factory as HM5's, so in short. Clones. In theory these pads should be able to fit also if the HM5 pads do. These are angled and apparently real leather as well. For $25 bucks, could be a possible option! Also regular available as well.

 

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_66627_NVX-XRE100A.html <----where I found it.

post #352 of 469

The audeze vegan angled pads are also in the same price range as the lawton audio's...Just a thought. I think people said it was a tad bass light?

post #353 of 469
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The audeze vegan angled pads are also in the same price range as the lawton audio's...Just a thought. I think people said it was a tad bass light?

Yeah they said that. It's also above my pad budget : D
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Recently got my hands on some 5E-LE's. Looking forward to getting them, but jumped ahead and doing research for mods and other options to help kill time. Anyway, with all this talk of using HM5 pads and the semi-positive experience some are having, I thought I'd share something I found to add to the pad options.





NVX phones are made in the same factory as HM5's, so in short. Clones. In theory these pads should be able to fit also if the HM5 pads do. These are angled and apparently real leather as well. For $25 bucks, could be a possible option! Also regular available as wellD

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_66627_NVX-XRE100A.html <----where I found it.

The QC might as well be the same though.

If anyone is willing to try either let us definitely know of course.
post #354 of 469

How would one know that this will fit???

size and dimensions..

 

I have a he500 and T1 that need a earpads replacement...

post #355 of 469

Anyone ever thought of using the AKG 702 velour pads? Round like those on these phones. Also they are angled. Something obvious I'm missing here?

post #356 of 469
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Anyone ever thought of using the AKG 702 velour pads? Round like those on these phones. Also they are angled. Something obvious I'm missing here?

Not sure if using angled pads with non-angled drivers... By all means give it a try if you want. There are plenty of possibilities out there so every alternative pad found is great.

post #357 of 469
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Anyone ever thought of using the AKG 702 velour pads? Round like those on these phones. Also they are angled. Something obvious I'm missing here?

The angled pads really don't do much, for the hifimans atleast.

post #358 of 469
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Originally Posted by Marleybob217 View Post

The angled pads really don't do much, for the hifimans atleast.

 

Any angled pads or the AKG ones in particular? You don't think more distance between the ear and the speaker will result in any "change in" perceived frequency response?

 

EDIT: Seems I can't complete a sent.....


Edited by nk77 - 7/13/13 at 12:17am
post #359 of 469

I've always gotten the impression it improves soundstage a bit. Some times people say other things as well, but stage seems to always come up. More than anything though, I've got a narrow head, so angled pads make phones WAAAY more comfortable for me. lol

post #360 of 469
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Originally Posted by nk77 View Post

 

Any angled pads or the AKG ones in particular? You don't think more distance between the ear and the speaker will result in any "change in" perceived frequency response?

 

EDIT: Seems I can't complete a sent.....

The distance will have some change, however the angled pads weren't for me. I had the alpha pads, other than having awfully bloated unclear bass And mids, there was absolutely no advantage in soundstage or imaging.

However, I also owned the J$ pads, they are also fairly deep, but they are not angled. They had the best imaging and seperation and clarity of all the pads and mods I used. So angled is a bit of a gimmick for these headphones I think.

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