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Got the headphones in about an hour ago. UPS Surepost sucks by the way! Not sure why but USPS (who does the final delivery for UPS Surepost) didn't leave the package on the porch like they usually do when no one is home Also, the box was small enough to fit into the mail box, but they didn't use that at first. I waited till today since yesterday was Thanksgiving, which is a given cause it's a holiday. So this time they left it in the mail box. Very weird and I got a bit frustrated lol.

I guess end rant?

Well, I actually love the headphones even though they're not burned in. I'm just gonna use them as normal. I'll probably play music louder than usual through my ipod when I'm not using them. K-Pop is really awesome with these biggrin.gif. I'm also playing some music from anime. Very fun headphones. I do love my HD555 but oh man..the HA-S500 is just super fun. I'm not an audiophile by any means, but I appreciate really good headphones, and good audio equipment as well.

That's good to hear smily_headphones1.gif enjoy your s500's!
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I brought my S500 to dance practice nowadays and gave 2 of my friends a listen. Responses had been fairly well. Considering it's not too expensive to mention the price, its a very suitable starter pair. One of them was interested and talked about this USB gaming headphones she got.

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Hi my ears is noob, can guys here suggest what is suited me best? between thisS500 , S400 , SRH440  alternatively ES700 (i can save up to this) or AD900x (not portable thought)

 

 

I liked to listening to Jazz Trance Pop Jpop mostly Female Vocal  , my source is iPod and Laptop. any kind of advice would welcome.

post #7774 of 8092
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Hi my ears is noob, can guys here suggest what is suited me best? between thisS500 , S400 , SRH440  alternatively ES700 (i can save up to this) or AD900x (not portable thought)

 

 

I liked to listening to Jazz Trance Pop Jpop mostly Female Vocal  , my source is iPod and Laptop. any kind of advice would welcome.

JVC HA-S680 is the more balanced (yet fun sounding) and more comfortable version of S400 and S500:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/690493/the-jvc-ha-s680-s400s-and-s500s-big-brother-is-here

 

It's much better than ES700.

AD900X is equally good, but less suitable for Trance.

post #7775 of 8092
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JVC HA-S680 is the more balanced (yet fun sounding) and more comfortable version of S400 and S500:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/690493/the-jvc-ha-s680-s400s-and-s500s-big-brother-is-here

 

It's much better than ES700.

AD900X is equally good, but less suitable for Trance.

 

Thanks, but I not willing to buy from Ebay nor amazon.com , so S680 is out of the question.

post #7776 of 8092
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Thanks, but I not willing to buy from Ebay nor amazon.com , so S680 is out of the question.


Where would you buy S400 and S500 then? AFAIK, they are not available in stores outside of Japan.

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Where would you buy S400 and S500 then? AFAIK, they are not available in stores outside of Japan.


Friend of mine are living in japan , But really I'm not interested much in S680 :-( .

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Friend of mine are living in japan , But really I'm not interested much in S680 :-( .

 

Too bad, they are on sale in Japan for just 45$ right now ;)

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Too bad, they are on sale in Japan for just 45$ right now ;)

 

Oh, what a bargain. I appreciated your thoughtfulness =3

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Too bad, they are on sale in Japan for just 45$ right now wink.gif
Where at?

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Edited by onlynormalone - 12/1/13 at 7:10pm
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Where at?

EDIT:WRONG QUOTE.


They are listed on Amazon.co.jp for ¥4,980 which is around $48 according to Google.

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Hi guys, I need a bassy headphone to listen to rap and R&B mainly. I want a deep, powerful and predominant bass but also I want the mids and highs to be there. I was saving money and reading a lot of reviews from fellow headfiers and my budget was from 100 to 160€ ($135 to $217).

I made a list with the most mentioned and better reviewed bassy headphones in that price range that are closed (ultrasone's hfi 580, V-Moda's LP2 or even m-100, ATH WS77, M-audio Q40....) and I was trying to decide wich one fits me better when I discovered this thread and... well, now Im lost lol.

Of course I want to spend less money without sacrificing quality of the sound but you all say that this is one hell of a headphone and a bargain for bass-driven music so I have a couple questions:

 

- are the s680 better than the s500 for bass-driven music (rap & R&B)

- Do you consider these prices a good ones? -> JVC HA-S500 for 39€ (thats 53$) straight from Japan with free international shipping (Im from Spain btw) or the JVC HA-S680 for 59€ (81$)??

- If I finally buy the s680...are they worth of paying those 20 extra euros for them?

- In spain we only have the HA-SR500-B-E and I think those are not the same as the S500's, correct me if im wrong. They look different and I dont want to take unnecessary risks lol

 

Thanks for this thread and all the great info you guys give for free =) !!

 

PD: do both of them isolate well?


Edited by Pusha T - 12/3/13 at 11:31am
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Originally Posted by Pusha T View Post
 

Hi guys, I need a bassy headphone to listen to rap and R&B mainly. I want a deep, powerful and predominant bass but also I want the mids and highs to be there. I was saving money and reading a lot of reviews from fellow headfiers and my budget was from 100 to 160€ ($135 to $217).

I made a list with the most mentioned and better reviewed bassy headphones in that price range that are closed (ultrasone's hfi 580, V-Moda's LP2 or even m-100, ATH WS77, M-audio Q40....) and I was trying to decide wich one fits me better when I discovered this thread and... well, now Im lost lol.

Of course I want to spend less money without sacrificing quality of the sound but you all say that this is one hell of a headphone and a bargain for bass-driven music so I have a couple questions:

 

- are the s680 better than the s500 for bass-driven music (rap & R&B)

- Do you consider these prices a good ones? -> JVC HA-S500 for 39€ (thats 53$) straight from Japan with free international shipping (Im from Spain btw) or the JVC HA-S680 for 59€ (81$)??

- If I finally buy the s680...are they worth of paying those 20 extra euros for them?

- In spain we only have the HA-SR500-B-E and I think those are not the same as the S500's, correct me if im wrong. They look different and I dont want to take unnecessary risks lol

 

Thanks for this thread and all the great info you guys give for free =) !!

 

PD: do both of them isolate well?


SR500 are not as good as S500.

S680 isolate fairly well, can isolate even better if you block the "dynamic ports".

The comfort advantage alone is worth the extra 20 euro

If you'll buy S680 from http://www.fromjapan.co.jp you can save at least another 5-10 euro.

post #7785 of 8092

Hi guys, I just bought these pair of phones and i like them a lot but I still miss my Ultrasone HFI-2400 pair. 

 

First of all, I like the bass and I noticed they can be modded a LOT but i want to mod these to have better mids and highs . 

I taped the 3 ports on each can and they have better bass. 

 

I'm not a basshead so maybe I will take the tapes out because the bass is very punchy , please some advices.

 

Also I saw someone introduced cork on the cans and the highs and mids were better so can someone confirm this??

 

BTW, I'm using stock pads and I'm open to advice for new pads. 

 

Thanks a lot guys.

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