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post #676 of 2556

Have you tried swapping pads ??

If so please share the result, with us..

 

I have tried it and I find that the bass gets a little less the soundstage widens a bit, otherwise the signature stays almost intact..

post #677 of 2556


Very Interesting.  Though I would like to hear more on the sound of these compared to some expensive brothers like closed Shures  and Sennheisers HD 25-1. I already have one comment saying that Pro 80 are almost about as good as HD25-1. If that is true it's all I need to know in order to feel confident in my purchase.


Edited by Guest5 - 3/24/13 at 1:39am
post #678 of 2556

how they compare to HD25 in your ears are hard for others to know, I do not have a set of HD25, so it would be wrong of me to say that the pro80 is better or worse than those..

But I can say that I can not imagine anybody finding Pro80 a bad buy, for the price paid they are hard to beat..

post #679 of 2556
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Originally Posted by McFrede View Post

 

If that is the case, the culprit must be the pads, since most everything else are the same components, so changing the pads should give you the best of both worlds.

I am not quite finished, but recently I tore my Pro 80's and HI 2050's apart and compared them.

 

I have modded my Pro80's and they replaced my JVC HA-RX700/900 in the office and I would almost bet I could mod a pair of HI2050's to the exact same outcome (provided the drivers ARE the same, specs and looks suggest they are).

 

I compare the two phones here (work in progress): http://www.mcfrede.dk/projects/takstar_hi_2050_pro_80_design_review/takstar_hi_2050_pro_80_design_review_01.shtml

...and here I mod my Pro 80's: http://www.mcfrede.dk/projects/takstar_pro_80_headphone_mods/takstar_pro_80_headphone_mods_01.shtml

I'm still trying to figure out which earpads are the best available replacement for the Pro 80s. There is nothing wrong with the Pro 80 pads other than their smallish inner diameter that makes them uncomfortable on my ears. I don't have large ears so I'm surprised no one else has this problem.

 

cubdog

post #680 of 2556
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Originally Posted by cubdog View Post

I'm still trying to figure out which earpads are the best available replacement for the Pro 80s. There is nothing wrong with the Pro 80 pads other than their smallish inner diameter that makes them uncomfortable on my ears. I don't have large ears so I'm surprised no one else has this problem.

 

cubdog

For me, the HI 2050 pads have the same issue.  They are just big enough to get my ears into and with the headband's restricted adjustability, they have to be in the right position for me to wear for a long session.  I did try the Brainwavz HM5 pads on them, but they are cushier, so that made it worse with the headband issue so I went back.  

 

Given that the Pro 80's are supposedly for smaller heads than the HI 2050's, I'm glad I went with the 2050's.  

post #681 of 2556
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Originally Posted by cubdog View Post

I'm still trying to figure out which earpads are the best available replacement for the Pro 80s. There is nothing wrong with the Pro 80 pads other than their smallish inner diameter that makes them uncomfortable on my ears. I don't have large ears so I'm surprised no one else has this problem.

 

cubdog

Myself and others has recommended the HM5 pads several times in this thread.

 

I used the stock pads for about 15 minutes before shifting to the HM5 pads and have used them ever since, They are way thicker and softer than the stock pads so it should help with the clamping also. I have a very small head so the clamping is perfect for me.

post #682 of 2556
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Originally Posted by peter123 View Post

Myself and others has recommended the HM5 pads several times in this thread.

 

I used the stock pads for about 15 minutes before shifting to the HM5 pads and have used them ever since, They are way thicker and softer than the stock pads so it should help with the clamping also. I have a very small head so the clamping is perfect for me.

You are correct and I had forgotten about the HM5 pads which I have. So, another question. How the heck do you fit them onto the Pro 80 cups? That small slot is nearly impossible to fit the ear pad into. No matter what I try I can't seem to get in in there. It's hard enough getting the stock Pro 80 pads on. I admit I'm not the most patient person but this is driving me crazy.

 

cubdog

post #683 of 2556
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Originally Posted by cubdog View Post

You are correct and I had forgotten about the HM5 pads which I have. So, another question. How the heck do you fit them onto the Pro 80 cups? That small slot is nearly impossible to fit the ear pad into. No matter what I try I can't seem to get in in there. It's hard enough getting the stock Pro 80 pads on. I admit I'm not the most patient person but this is driving me crazy.

cubdog

You should most definetly try them, they're really great.

They do fit the same way like the stock ones there's just a little hustle to get them in there but it's not that difficult.
post #684 of 2556

http://www.takstar.com/eng/view.asp?id=745

 

Another winner from takstar ?

 

Unavailable yet...


Edited by Edouard - 3/26/13 at 5:30am
post #685 of 2556

The 2050's and TS-671s have my interest in a big way. I'm loving my Somic MH463s but if I can match or exceed that sound quality in a more comfortable package in the same price range... dt880smile.png

post #686 of 2556
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Originally Posted by Edouard View Post

http://www.takstar.com/eng/view.asp?id=745

 

Another winner from takstar ?

 

Unavailable yet...

 


I like the stylish direction they are taking with these headphones. The design is original, afaik  it's not a knockoff.

post #687 of 2556
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Originally Posted by BBEG View Post

The 2050's and TS-671s have my interest in a big way. I'm loving my Somic MH463s but if I can match or exceed that sound quality in a more comfortable package in the same price range... dt880smile.png


I should be getting the MH463 to day if all goes well..

Hold tight for a small report..


Edited by Claus-DK - 3/27/13 at 12:36am
post #688 of 2556
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Originally Posted by Claus-DK View Post


I should be getting the MH463 to day if all goes well..

Hold tight for a small report..

Would love to hear your feedback as well; these are the two sets that I am considering at the moment and I'm a little torn!

post #689 of 2556

The comfort of The Takstars is much better than Somic, soundwise it is a matter of taste IMO..

The Somic are a really good bargin, that is for sure, but so is the Takstar..

 

Luckyli I do not have to choose, as I got both (and then some)

post #690 of 2556
I really hated the stock coiled cable so I decided to chop it off and replace it with a jack so it'll be detachable. Turned out pretty nicely. Going to go back at a later date and replace the stock wiring. It's dreadfully cheap wires.




Edited by MrEleventy - 3/29/13 at 7:28am
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