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post #4921 of 18156
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Originally Posted by earphiler View Post

Are those j$ pads still going around in the US? what does one do about the lack of a screen for someone who isn't crafty.

I'm planning to superglue a stocking over the plastic rings that clip onto the HE-400s. 

 

I'm getting a tad worried though, I sent Jeremy my $50 three days ago and haven't heard from him since, I don't think he even has my address yet. 

post #4922 of 18156
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Originally Posted by TMRaven View Post

Aren't both the HE-500 and HE-6 heavier than the LCD-2?

 

 

The HE-500 are listed at 502 g but I weighed mine and it was more like 539 g.

post #4923 of 18156
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Aren't both the HE-500 and HE-6 heavier than the LCD-2?

 

I found that although all of them are heavy the LCD2 had the worst balance of them all in terms of weight distribution. Also surprisingly or I could be crazy but the HE6 doesn't feel like it is heavier than the HE500 or at least to me it doesnt.

post #4924 of 18156
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Originally Posted by TMRaven View Post

Aren't both the HE-500 and HE-6 heavier than the LCD-2?

Wikiphonia says the LCD-2 weighs 550g, and Justin  from Headamp reported that he weighed in the HE-500 at 548g and the HE-6 at 552g.

post #4925 of 18156
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Originally Posted by Sniping View Post

Wikiphonia says the LCD-2 weighs 550g, and Justin  from Headamp reported that he weighed in the HE-500 at 548g

 

Well there you go. That's obviously why the LCD seems so much heavier than the HE-500.  biggrin.gif

post #4926 of 18156

The perceived weight depends on how well the headband distributes the downward force of the headphones, so if the headband design lacks ergonomics, the headphones WILL feel heavier.

post #4927 of 18156
Thread Starter 
502 grams is for the bamboo version for the LCD 2.2
post #4928 of 18156
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Originally Posted by earphiler View Post

Are those j$ pads still going around in the US? what does one do about the lack of a screen for someone who isn't crafty.

 

You just have some guy like me working on getting some proper acoustic fabric / protector, so it can be shipped out with the leather BeyerDynamic pads.  wink.gif

post #4929 of 18156
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I knew you'd be back.

 

 

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Originally Posted by Mad Lust Envy View Post

I never left... well, except for selling that first HE400, lol.

 

And, therein lies the problem.  MLE really loves the AKG Anniversary Edition headphones that he has, but the thread on them isn't anywhere near the family atmosphere like we have here with the HifiMAN HE-400s.  

 

 

post #4930 of 18156
It's bromance, I tell you!
post #4931 of 18156

Don't turn your back on it, or we'll have to take you for a ride.

post #4932 of 18156
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by wje View Post

 

 

 

And, therein lies the problem.  MLE really loves the AKG Anniversary Edition headphones that he has, but the thread on them isn't anywhere near the family atmosphere like we have here with the HifiMAN HE-400s.  

 

 

 

 

^^ This...good group of guys here. wink.gif

post #4933 of 18156
I been listening to it exclusively for the past few hours. Every time I'm ready to give up on them, they reel me back in. biggrin.gif

They are different enough from the Annie to warrant keeping them, and DAT BASS... but I am going to be buying the X1 as soon as it's available, and if the bass pleases me as much... the HE-400 may go. But only if. I don't need another well balanced can, as the Annie has that on LOCK. I heard the X1 is bassy. If it's as much as the HE-400 + more comfort...then the HE-400 may be in trouble.

Of course, the X1 may not even fit my head, so...
post #4934 of 18156
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Originally Posted by wje View Post

 

You just have some guy like me working on getting some proper acoustic fabric / protector, so it can be shipped out with the leather BeyerDynamic pads.  wink.gif

Corner the market! Mark the price up 200%!

post #4935 of 18156
Jerg, I may ask you to make me some grills for my HE-400 in the future. Compensated, of course.
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