Originally Posted by jerg
Hm...wait lemme get this straight, you are claiming that I shouldn't trust my hearing?
The only reason I was prudent about describing how I was bothered by the sound of the new HE400 replacement back a few weeks ago when I just received it, was because I was one of the very first who received this batch and no one else had said anything about it yet. Also I vehemently believed that burning in may have been able to resolve it (so that adds another several days before it 'sank' in).
Of course you should. I wasn't implying you shouldn't. You weren't one to call BS on the issue. In fact, you're the one who brought it up.
And my point is simply this: If it doesn't bother you, fine. But don't imply that others who are bothered by it, only are because of
bias, inexperience, etc.
Note: I totally understand a few expressed having issue with the HE-400. And perhaps others did in fact, dog pile on,
that kind of hyperbole is part of Head-Fi. But that doesn't mean it's a placebo, or pure BS.
If someone said the LCD-2's were too bright, I'd first wonder if there was something wrong with the tuning. Same thing for the HE-400,
if people complained about the ringing and fatigue, I'd wonder if something was wrong with the headphone. Instead of simply
denying the possibility.