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The opening to the pads are huge and deep, I don't see your ears not having enough space.  In comparison, the opening to the Alpha Pads are tiny.

 

 

I'm seriosuly considering going with Alpha Pad He 400s, can some one point me to the exact spot where pad swapping was discussed? Is it as simple as a pad Swap for Audio Technica's or more complicated

 

Lastly any one try Alpha's yet? I loved them comfort of them on my Mad Dogs [when I had them] 

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I'm seriosuly considering going with Alpha Pad He 400s, can some one point me to the exact spot where pad swapping was discussed? Is it as simple as a pad Swap for Audio Technica's or more complicated

 

Lastly any one try Alpha's yet? I loved them comfort of them on my Mad Dogs [when I had them] 

 

I used the Alpha Pads with my HE-500's. Comfort for me was a heck of a lot better (which was mainly what I was looking for in pad replacements). Sound wise, the bass was a bit muddier and less tight (not hugely different but it was noticeable). I have since switched to the Audeze Vegan pads which I find even more comfortable and doesn't muddy up the bass (alpha pads have migrated to my D5000's).

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I used the Alpha Pads with my HE-500's. Comfort for me was a heck of a lot better (which was mainly what I was looking for in pad replacements). Sound wise, the bass was a bit muddier and less tight (not hugely different but it was noticeable). I have since switched to the Audeze Vegan pads which I find even more comfortable and doesn't muddy up the bass (alpha pads have migrated to my D5000's).

 

Oh the ones that SNAP or stick on right, what do those cost q.q 

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Would the Audeze pads fit the HE500? If so, would they be better than the J$ pads?

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Would the Audeze pads fit the HE500? If so, would they be better than the J$ pads?

the jeger mod guys place the j money n azude on the linear side. with the auzede pads havinh less bass... either way id love to knoq where to buy a pair
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the jeger mod guys place the j money n azude on the linear side. with the auzede pads havinh less bass... either way id love to knoq where to buy a pair

 

Oh right. I bought my J$ pads from a classified here because they seem to not be sold from headroom any more for some odd reason. I also noticed that they get a lot of negative feedback about the quality of them but I will have to see.

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Would the Audeze pads fit the HE500? If so, would they be better than the J$ pads?

 

I have LCD3 pads on my HE6, so yes you can do it. Just put the audeze pads on the hifiman ring. The pads are a bit wider, and tough to put on; but it's very doable.

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I have LCD3 pads on my HE6, so yes you can do it. Just put the audeze pads on the hifiman ring. The pads are a bit wider, and tough to put on; but it's very doable.

 

how's the sound and where can I get LCD3 pads

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I have LCD3 pads on my HE6, so yes you can do it. Just put the audeze pads on the hifiman ring. The pads are a bit wider, and tough to put on; but it's very doable.

 

Oh thats awesome. Are they thicker than the J$ Pads? I love them being thick but being too thick will cause less bass impact if I am right? Can't have that as I love my EDM haha.

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Originally Posted by Mshenay View Post
 

 

how's the sound and where can I get LCD3 pads

 

Audeze actually sells LCD3 pads (they call it "brown lambskin earpads") now on their website:

 
 
It's $100 though, as opposed to $80 for LCD2 pads (black leather or suede).

 

 

And no, I would not recommend pairing em with HE400s; LCD3 pads are heavenly in terms of build quality and softness, but they do not fix the issues inherent in HE400's sound signature.


Edited by jerg - 9/16/13 at 5:21pm
post #401 of 479
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Audeze actually sells LCD3 pads (they call it "brown lambskin earpads") now on their website:

 
 
It's $100 though, as opposed to $80 for LCD2 pads (black leather or suede).

 

 

And no, I would not recommend pairing em with HE400s; LCD3 pads are heavenly in terms of build quality and softness, but they do not fix the issues inherent in HE400's sound signature.

 

not looking for a "fix" I want something with a tad less treble and a smidge more bass, I'd like to keep close to what the velour sound just with some nice Leather pads

 
how do the J Money pads change the sound? I looked at the list on ur Mod Thread and it seemed the LCD2 and jMoney where closer to balance than the Velours, but still on their side, which is what I'm looking for, the leaner sound with a smidge more bass,]. Not a rich sound with a smidge more tightness
Keep in mind I enjoy my dt 990 so I don't care about the excessive treble n
post #402 of 479
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Originally Posted by Mshenay View Post
 

 

not looking for a "fix" I want something with a tad less treble and a smidge more bass, I'd like to keep close to what the velour sound just with some nice Leather pads

 
how do the J Money pads change the sound? I looked at the list on ur Mod Thread and it seemed the LCD2 and jMoney where closer to balance than the Velours, but still on their side, which is what I'm looking for, the leaner sound with a smidge more bass,]. Not a rich sound with a smidge more tightness
Keep in mind I enjoy my dt 990 so I don't care about the excessive treble n

 

J$ Beyer pads definitely conduct more bass than LCD3 earpads, although the midrange/treble balance is a bit better on the latter.

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Originally Posted by jerg View Post
 

 

J$ Beyer pads definitely conduct more bass than LCD3 earpads, although the midrange/treble balance is a bit better on the latter.

 

Hmm how much bass differeance we talking, in terms of the DT 880, are the LCD3 pads still at laest +3 dbs more [with that nice linear 30-300] hrz line

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Originally Posted by Mshenay View Post
 

 

Hmm how much bass differeance we talking, in terms of the DT 880, are the LCD3 pads still at laest +3 dbs more [with that nice linear 30-300] hrz line

 

Hard to say, because the bass difference I am talking about also relates to how the pads change the midrange/treble response, as well as the overall sweeping tonal balance; it's not the simple matter of one earpad type being identical in sound to another except a few dB different in x~y Hz.

 
Ultimately for what YOU are looking for (velour-like presentation of sound, with a smidgen more bass presence), I would say J$ Beyers no question, it fits your description the best.
post #405 of 479
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Originally Posted by jerg View Post
 

 

Hard to say, because the bass difference I am talking about also relates to how the pads change the midrange/treble response, as well as the overall sweeping tonal balance; it's not the simple matter of one earpad type being identical in sound to another except a few dB different in x~y Hz.

 
Ultimately for what YOU are looking for (velour-like presentation of sound, with a smidgen more bass presence), I would say J$ Beyers no question, it fits your description the best.

 

YAY, and that's the end of that. And I can hear increase and decreases of bass regardless of mids and treble, true more mids and treble take focus away from the bass, but the sound db levels are there regardless

 
any how if J$ are the ones to have than YAY, but still I wonder how the LCD 3 pads compare... at the very least more or less bass than the Dt 880
 
For example, my w1000x pads added bass to my HP 100 but also brought the mids forward, the increase punch in bass is noticeable despite the slighty more forward and smoother mids so I still want to try the LCD 3s
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