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post #10081 of 20489
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Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post


Some cold, hard, truth. Thank you for the honesty, and not letting placebo rule your impression. First time on this thread where a new pad didn't blow the prior pads away.

Haha yeah, well when I tried them in the store they did sound quite good unfortunately...

Oh I got to listen to the lcd2s and lcd3. First impression of the lcd2: Dat bass, first impression of the lcd3 Dat BASS.

Did you finally get that lcd2 you were hunting for?

post #10082 of 20489
Yeah, have had them for quite a bit already. Depending on when/how the Kingsound Emperor elctrostatic sounds (which apparently will rival the LCD2), I may put the LCD2 for sale. I'm on an electrostatic kick right now. Blown away by the SR-407 and really liking the ESP 950 atm.

That heavy impulse to try new things its yet again, lol.
Edited by Mad Lust Envy - 4/25/13 at 2:02pm
post #10083 of 20489
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Yeah, have had them for quite a bit already. Depending on when/how the Kingsound Emperor elctrostatic sounds, I may put the LCD2 for sale. I'm on an electrostatic kick right now. Blown away by the SR-407 and really liking the ESP 950 atm.


Oh you!

post #10084 of 20489
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Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post

Yeah, have had them for quite a bit already. Depending on when/how the Kingsound Emperor elctrostatic sounds, I may put the LCD2 for sale. I'm on an electrostatic kick right now. Blown away by the SR-407 and really liking the ESP 950 atm.

Hmm I'm also very curious about those. This hobby is escalating quickly.

post #10085 of 20489
$500 for a warmer electrostatic, and $300 for it's amp which apparently has a sub bass boost? YES PLEASE.

The only other alternative is the ESP 950 for that price, and while I'm in love with the ESP950 atm, it ultimately reminds me of an open Mad Dog. A bit too safe sounding for my taste. I miss the SR407 and LCD2's more aggressive sound.
Edited by Mad Lust Envy - 4/25/13 at 2:06pm
post #10086 of 20489
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Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post

$500 for a warmer electrostatic, and $300 for it's amp which apparently has a sub bass boost? YES PLEASE.

The only other alternative is the ESP 950 for that price, and while I'm in love with the ESP950 atm, it ultimately reminds me of an open Mad Dog. A bit too safe sounding for my taste. I miss the SR407 and LCD2's more aggressive sound.

That's not really expensive at all D: 

Let us know how this works out, I feel another (justified) hype coming.

post #10087 of 20489

Electrostats in general are special... 

post #10088 of 20489
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Wow that came out better than I expected. What color you plan on doing the HE-400?

I'm not sure.. Possibly green of some sort. Will post more pictures when my plane lands.

post #10089 of 20489

Has anyone been dumb enough to try the shure 840 pads on these? I was sitting here, my shures next to the he400s, and went, hmm. They fit, even with the foam ring also inserted underneath. They arent what id call an optimal fit though.So, lets see how bad this sounds....

post #10090 of 20489

Through those foam rings away! That is the general consensus...


Edited by davidsh - 4/25/13 at 4:04pm
post #10091 of 20489
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Originally Posted by ninjames View Post

I'm not sure.. Possibly green of some sort. Will post more pictures when my plane lands.

Ultra Matte gray or black would be very cool. 

post #10092 of 20489
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Electrostats in general are special... 

slippery slope and all that

post #10093 of 20489

Isnt taking the rings out only for the jergpad modded pleathers? Or does it improve the velours too? And by the way, No-Go on the 840 pads, they honestly didnt sound bad, but since they have a thicker fabric between the pad and driver, they were not as crisp and clear. Everything became a little muffled, highs got distorted and the bass became muddy, more bass presence but muddy. Anyhow it took me all of ten minutes to try so no harm no foul. 

post #10094 of 20489
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Originally Posted by hemipowered007 View Post

Isnt taking the rings out only for the jergpad modded pleathers? Or does it improve the velours too? And by the way, No-Go on the 840 pads, they honestly didnt sound bad, but since they have a thicker fabric between the pad and driver, they were not as crisp and clear. Everything became a little muffled, highs got distorted and the bass became muddy, more bass presence but muddy. Anyhow it took me all of ten minutes to try so no harm no foul. 

It was a good experiment! Not dumb at all to try new things!

post #10095 of 20489

Velours don't have the spacers in them.

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