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post #3616 of 8148
Also, I've uploaded a guest mix I did for my friend's radio show couple of months ago. You can find it here:

https://soundcloud.com/liftedandreas

Enjoy blasting it through your S500s. biggrin.gif

Regards.
Your resident Trance DJ. cool.gif
post #3617 of 8148
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Originally Posted by sghound View Post

been away for 2 months.

 

and then this thread.

 

damm u TS.

 

can somebody pls summarize what i been missin?

You missed nothing much really, gained a lot of new users, old users still hyping over it, new people keep asking for what pads to put, etc.

 

 

 

Also, what's with the thread title?

post #3618 of 8148
Thread Starter 

For guys that are wondering about the pic for cheapo gear sweepstakes. Yes we will have our first ever clip, HA-S500, HA-S400 event. Read link here. http://www.head-fi.org/t/621063/the-new-jvc-ha-s500-get-your-pic-idea-ready-for-the-21st-ha-s500-pic-for-cheapo-gear-day/3510#post_8928605 

 

Updated OP with link so guys can read. Since then I have opened it up to any source so more than just your clip. Will announce prizes very soon.

post #3619 of 8148
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It's a 'phablet' wink.gif It's really lovely though, you need to have it in your hands to really appreciate it. The big 5.5" screen is awesome and great for watching videos on etc. The size really becomes second nature after a few hours. I would thoroughly recommend it.


 

Hi Gee. I did get to play with the Note 2 last weekend. First of all, I think the sound coming out of it is really sweet! But man, it's big! I have my SGS2 in a holster on my belt, and I pretty much need to be able to keep my phone there. How the heck do you carry around the Note? I have been interested in 7" tablets for a while, so I think that I will continue on down that road (and hopefully get one with a good audio chip) now that they are coming down in price.

post #3620 of 8148
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Guys, new classic Trance mix has been released by my DJ friend and amazing producer - Pero.
Check it out here:
https://soundcloud.com/peroharddance/pero-timeless-euphoria-001
Sounds amazing on the S500s. biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

 

Sounding great on my Uptowns, er, I mean S500's lol darthsmile.gif

post #3621 of 8148

If anyone is looking for a pair, I just posted my S500s to the classifieds. Also comes with the velour ATH-ESW9 pads.

post #3622 of 8148
Thread Starter 

Just got these.

700

 

Surprising. Lol These sound great using the ATH pleathers. underneath. Will try out a few others.

700

Full range, full sized HA-S500 over ear and comfy. Nice.

post #3623 of 8148
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Originally Posted by Dsnuts View Post

Just got these.

 

Surprising. Lol These sound great using the ATH pleathers. underneath. Will try out a few others.

 

Full range, full sized HA-S500 over ear and comfy. Nice.

 

Cool! What are those monster pads? And how much does it change the sound?

post #3624 of 8148
Thread Starter 

These pads belong to these.

700

HM5 pads. The genius of these pads are they fit almost perfectly over the HA-S500. I had no idea just how good these fit. They actually stay in place as well with no stitching. For the sound. I am getting a wider sound. They sound like a full sized version of the HA-S500. I have to keep testing but they sound really good. I am very much surprised. Now I can understand the guys that bought these pads..These sound every bit as dynamic as my new MDr-1R or my UE6000. Maybe even better with some different internal pad combos. Will try a few and report back.

 

http://www.mp4nation.net/brainwavz-hm5-spare-earpad-1pc

post #3625 of 8148
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Originally Posted by Dsnuts View Post

These pads belong to these.

 

HM5 pads. The genius of these pads are they fit almost perfectly over the HA-S500. I had no idea just how good these fit. They actually stay in place as well with no stitching. For the sound. I am getting a wider sound. They sound like a full sized version of the HA-S500. I have to keep testing but they sound really good. I am very much surprised. Now I can understand the guys that bought these pads..These sound every bit as dynamic as my new MDr-1R or my UE6000. Maybe even better with some different internal pad combos. Will try a few and report back.

 

http://www.mp4nation.net/brainwavz-hm5-spare-earpad-1pc

 

Huh! And your ears don't touch the ath pads? Meaning, they are quite comfortable?

post #3626 of 8148

My HM5 pads just arrived, too.  Cute packaging, surprised they even made it this far.  One end of the box was literally open, covered only by one layer of packing tape with gaps in it. So you could stick your finger right into the box...  Heh. 

 

Yes, they fit right over the smaller pads, over the whole ear-cup.  The fit on S400's seems a little tighter, S500's looser, may need to do something long-term so they don't fall off easily.

 

Sound is great.  Similar to whatever pads you've got underneath (stock=more bass, pleathers=less bass), but with better soundstage, less fatiguing to my ears, and oh so comfortable.

 

Edited to add that the pads underneath don't touch the ear, at least I feel nothing.  The HM5 pads have the same gauzy fabric in the middle as all the pads, and it covers the pads underneath. So even if there's a little bit of contact, the ear touches the soft fabric and not the plasticy pad underneath. 


Edited by birdman - 12/10/12 at 2:24pm
post #3627 of 8148
Thread Starter 

These pads are bigger than both my MDr-1R and my UE6000. Amazing. full over ear HA-S500. Much comfy and even better sound. The only catch. That link I threw on here. You have to buy 2. As that is the price for just one..Very comfy. This is by far the best Pad mod. The HA-S500 keep on giving.

post #3628 of 8148
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Sound is great.  Similar to whatever pads you've got underneath (stock=more bass, pleathers=less bass), but with better soundstage, less fatiguing to my ears, and oh so comfortable.

 

 

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Originally Posted by Dsnuts View Post

These pads are bigger than both my MDr-1R and my UE6000. Amazing. full over ear HA-S500. Much comfy and even better sound. The only catch. That link I threw on here. You have to buy 2. As that is the price for just one..Very comfy. This is by far the best Pad mod. The HA-S500 keep on giving.

 

 

Very close to buying them. I really like the sound with the ath pleathers and the vents taped. You seem to both be suggesting that by adding the hm5 pads, the sound will not be degraded (but, you will get a better soundstage). Are you guys willing to promise me that lol?

 

<ramble> One thing that is messing with my head right now is that I am also trying the Uptowns. They sound completely different from the S500's, but they sound good. They will not supplant my S500's, that's for sure, but I am enjoying the "over the ears" comfort and the mellower sound signature (and bigger soundstage) enough that for $50, I am considering keeping them to compliment the S500's (and use one or the other depending on my mood and the music). But, if the S500's + hm5 pads are similarly comfy (and the soundstage is increased) and the SQ is not decreased, then that makes the decision to keep the Uptowns a bit tougher. Then again, if the S500's + hm5 pads don't live up to the hype, then that would just be a wasted $20. </ramble>


Edited by waynes world - 12/10/12 at 3:01pm
post #3629 of 8148
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Originally Posted by WAYNENUMM View Post

 

Very close to buying them. I really like the sound with the ath pleathers and the vents taped. You are suggesting that by adding the hm5 pads, the sound will not be degraded (but, you will get a better soundstage). Are you willing to promise me that lol?

 

<ramble> One thing that is messing with my head right now is that I am also trying the Uptowns. They sound completely different from the S500's, but they sound good. They will not supplant my S500's, that's for sure, but I am enjoying the "over the ears" comfort and the mellower sound signature (and bigger soundstage) enough that for $50, I am considering keeping them to compliment the S500's (and use one or the other depending on my mood and the music). But, if the S500's + hm5 pads are similarly comfy (and the soundstage is increased) and the SQ is not decreased, then that makes the decision to keep the Uptowns a bit tougher. Then again, if the S500's + hm5 pads don't live up to the hype, then that would just be a wasted $20. </ramble>

We should try out the HM5 pads Wayne.  I'll do it if you do. very_evil_smiley.gif

 

As for the Philips.  They are doing something right these days.  I really like the L1 and find the X1 to be one of the best open headphones I've heard.  I found the Metro for cheap one day and purchased it but didn't really care for that one so I gave it to my roommate.  I think the Uptown and Downtown are suppose to be quite good.  

post #3630 of 8148

order HM5 pad ... now only hope to arrive

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