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post #1546 of 1554
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Originally Posted by Byrnie View Post


Yea the E17 should suffice. You should be able to demo the m100 at Brookstones store (a US store) if you haven't already heard it before. D7100 is super comfortable also. Not sure about the fit of any of these given I have a large head myself. Also keep in mind that I am in the minority for my opinion on the m100 so u should definitely demo it yourself.

I have a pair of M100's already. Leaning towards the HD700 at the moment, since I know Sennheiser usually keep the small headed in mind. I've never had a problem with Senns before.

These aren't larger than the say, HD 650, right?

Still nervous about whether or not the E17 can drive them properly. 

What's nice about the D7100 is that they're so easy to drive.

post #1547 of 1554
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Originally Posted by daphen View Post

I have a pair of M100's already. Leaning towards the HD700 at the moment, since I know Sennheiser usually keep the small headed in mind. I've never had a problem with Senns before.
These aren't larger than the say, HD 650, right?
Still nervous about whether or not the E17 can drive them properly. 
What's nice about the D7100 is that they're so easy to drive.
I don't believe they're bigger fit-wise. 150ohm isn't that hard to drive. Most amps should be able to do it no problem.
post #1548 of 1554
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Originally Posted by Byrnie View Post


I don't believe they're bigger fit-wise. 150ohm isn't that hard to drive. Most amps should be able to do it no problem.

Hm, going with the HD700's then. Thanks for the help. Are they so open that I'll hear everything straight through when music is on?

(I've never owned an open can.)

A little worried if the clamping force will be enough for my small head. Guess I'll have to wait and see or see if they have an audition unit somewhere in Sweden. 

Thanks again.

post #1549 of 1554
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Originally Posted by Hapster View Post

To be fair though the HD700 should be far better than the D7100 in technical aspects and above all, separation.
You've heard both?
post #1550 of 1554
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Originally Posted by daphen View Post

Hm, going with the HD700's then. Thanks for the help. Are they so open that I'll hear everything straight through when music is on?
(I've never owned an open can.)
A little worried if the clamping force will be enough for my small head. Guess I'll have to wait and see or see if they have an audition unit somewhere in Sweden. 
Thanks again.
You mostly hear other things around you with the 700s but it will be slightly quieter.
post #1551 of 1554
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Originally Posted by daphen View Post

Hm, going with the HD700's then. Thanks for the help. Are they so open that I'll hear everything straight through when music is on?
(I've never owned an open can.)
A little worried if the clamping force will be enough for my small head. Guess I'll have to wait and see or see if they have an audition unit somewhere in Sweden. 
Thanks again.

The 700 is awesome fit, comfort and clamp should be ideal for you.

You will hear everything around you, as they are truly very open, but with music playing you'll be fine unless you're in a very noisy area. I personally loved them and out of a good vintage amp the bass was way better than I expected.
post #1552 of 1554
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Originally Posted by Oregonian View Post


The 700 is awesome fit, comfort and clamp should be ideal for you.

You will hear everything around you, as they are truly very open, but with music playing you'll be fine unless you're in a very noisy area. I personally loved them and out of a good vintage amp the bass was way better than I expected.

Oh, so they're good for small heads then? That's how I interpreted what you said at least. :) 

Well, I'm only going to wear them at home, so not very noisy but my neighbours play loud music sometimes, not sure if that'll be a problem.

I have the M100's if I'm in a superbass mood but I rarely am. Lack of bass would be a problem though, but that's not what I've head about the HD 700. I'm going to a store in an hour to see if I can audition them, not sure if they're keen on opening the box just for me to try the fit though.

 

Edit: Went to try them but they were all out. Got to try the 598, 518 and the 650 and they all fit nicely so I think I'll gamble on the chance that the HD700 will fit as well, thanks again for all your help. :)


Edited by daphen - 9/7/14 at 9:09am
post #1553 of 1554

Which way do you wear your D7100

 

Like this? 

 

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Or like this?

 

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post #1554 of 1554
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Originally Posted by ardilla View Post
 

Which way do you wear your D7100

 

Like this? 

 

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Or like this?

 

c26-B00858I560-2-l.jpg 

 

She was originally blonde ....

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