Head-Fi.org › Forums › Equipment Forums › Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear Monitors › V-MODA Crossfade M-80 Reviews
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

V-MODA Crossfade M-80 Reviews - Page 137

post #2041 of 2733

Just bought these a few days ago.  The sound is great, build quality is sturdy and the looks are amazing, but I'm a bit worried about the comfort. I just can't wear these for more than an hour at a time. Do they really get better with time? 

post #2042 of 2733
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xelested View Post

Just bought these a few days ago.  The sound is great, build quality is sturdy and the looks are amazing, but I'm a bit worried about the comfort. I just can't wear these for more than an hour at a time. Do they really get better with time? 

Yes, they do get better.

You can also try to bend the headband a bit, so it'll fit you better, as suggested in the included user-manual. Personally, it quite helped me.

post #2043 of 2733

I just gave these M-80 a try the other day in Radio Shack and played them through my IPhone. They sounded strange to me compared to my Grados. The Grados tend to fill my head with music while the M80 I tried made it seem like the music was more swirling around the top of my head if that makes sense. Has anybody else noticed this? They sure are good looking cans though.

post #2044 of 2733

I've tried bending the headband and bending the cups so they don't apply as much pressure on the back of my ears but I don't know how much force I should use. I know the headband can take quite a beating but I still don't want to risk damaging it.

post #2045 of 2733
Quote:
Originally Posted by HawaiiFi View Post

I just gave these M-80 a try the other day in Radio Shack and played them through my IPhone. They sounded strange to me compared to my Grados. The Grados tend to fill my head with music while the M80 I tried made it seem like the music was more swirling around the top of my head if that makes sense. Has anybody else noticed this? They sure are good looking cans though.

The staging is a bit incoherent, yes, but compared to grados it's about as spacious, for a semi-open, much smaller can. The issues, it seems, with m-80 imaging (not to say it's bad, but it just isn't great), is that the slightly loose lower end serves to fill in the gaps between what should be properly isolated factors of the image. But in terms of "fun-factor" crossed with performance and cost, these vastly outperform their counterparts from beyer and senn.

 

Kojaku

post #2046 of 2733
Quote:
Originally Posted by HawaiiFi View Post

I just gave these M-80 a try the other day in Radio Shack and played them through my IPhone. They sounded strange to me compared to my Grados. The Grados tend to fill my head with music while the M80 I tried made it seem like the music was more swirling around the top of my head if that makes sense. Has anybody else noticed this? They sure are good looking cans though.

It should, Grados don't have any sound stage, especially the smaller ones.

post #2047 of 2733
Quote:
Originally Posted by Posam View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by HawaiiFi View Post

I just gave these M-80 a try the other day in Radio Shack and played them through my IPhone. They sounded strange to me compared to my Grados. The Grados tend to fill my head with music while the M80 I tried made it seem like the music was more swirling around the top of my head if that makes sense. Has anybody else noticed this? They sure are good looking cans though.

It should, Grados don't have any sound stage, especially the smaller ones.

I meant the comment in a negative way. I like the way my Grados sound better than the M80.

post #2048 of 2733
Quote:
Originally Posted by HawaiiFi View Post

I meant the comment in a negative way. I like the way my Grados sound better than the M80.

The M-80 are good, treble boost makes them just ok for rock but they are amazing for electronic music. 

post #2049 of 2733

JUST Okay? :-( Does this song sound nice, clear, and energetic? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZpmj1assiQ It is a Japanese metal band.

 

Their latest album has a lot of electronic influence on it, so maybe it sounds great through the M-80?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvphbOzspZY&feature=related I would say it is NSFW haha. Just ignore the videos.

 

I have been listening through a pair of Westone 3's and once I heard my full sized speakers I realized I have been missing the "full" sound so now I want the M-80/100

 

I read a little more. I see that the M-80 has mid-bass emphasis and the sub-bass is not that amazing. Then how everyone describes the rest of the spectrum, it sounds like my W3. Awww, I wanted something more "powerful." Correct me if I'm wrong. 


Edited by Uruha - 10/22/12 at 11:34pm
post #2050 of 2733

First post!  I really all 136 pages before I decided to purchase my own M80s.  I used to live and sleep with my grados but now I want to try something new and boy was I amazed.  From listening to no bass to INTENSE AMOUNT OF BASS, I wasn't expecting this from a mid-budget on-ear headphones.  This is definitely a must-buy, very good value for your $$$.  No to mention that I got it for $135 CAN @vuugo.com haha!  

 

http://www.vuugo.com/computer-hardware/computer-peripherals/headsets/gaming-headset/vmoda-headphone-M-80-SHADOW.html

post #2051 of 2733
post #2052 of 2733
Quote:
Originally Posted by daphen View Post

Gaming headset, wat?

 

I use my M-80s for gaming all the time.  Pair it with an Astro Mixamp and you can use it with your 360/ps3/PC with voice also.  Definitely a versatile headphone.  I think the M-100 will be better since it's around the ear and not on the ear, but you get the idea.

post #2053 of 2733
Quote:
Originally Posted by HawaiiFi View Post

I just gave these M-80 a try the other day in Radio Shack and played them through my IPhone. They sounded strange to me compared to my Grados. The Grados tend to fill my head with music while the M80 I tried made it seem like the music was more swirling around the top of my head if that makes sense. Has anybody else noticed this? They sure are good looking cans though.

 

Maybe you wore them too high up on your ears?

post #2054 of 2733
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mad Max View Post

 

Maybe you wore them too high up on your ears?

 

Not to mention, you really need to wear them for an hour or more to get the memory foam pads to conform to your ears and heat up the first time.  They really do form to your ears after a bit and then that time is less and less each time you wear them.  Just putting them on and listening for ten min. does NOT do these things justice at all.

post #2055 of 2733

Deleted


Edited by Uruha - 10/23/12 at 3:58pm
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
Head-Fi.org › Forums › Equipment Forums › Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear Monitors › V-MODA Crossfade M-80 Reviews