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post #6136 of 8303
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Originally Posted by Achmedisdead View Post

I've never understood the people that say the stock pads "hurt" their ears. I've got a fairly large-sized head, so you'd think if it was going to hurt anyone, it would be someone with a larger head which could cause a stronger clamping force. The WS55 had much more clamping force and could be uncomfortable until you stretched it out.....I never had to do so with the S500.

I think it's the way people set them on their ears. When I first got them sometimes my left ear would be sore and sometimes it wouldn't, now that never happens. If I put it on my ears a certain way I can't even feel them; I really like the stock pads. I'm going to be getting the ATH pleathers and the WS55 pads to compare though.

 

I have the HM5 pads and I don't use them as much as the stock pads.

post #6137 of 8303
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Originally Posted by Achmedisdead View Post

I've never understood the people that say the stock pads "hurt" their ears. I've got a fairly large-sized head, so you'd think if it was going to hurt anyone, it would be someone with a larger head which could cause a stronger clamping force. The WS55 had much more clamping force and could be uncomfortable until you stretched it out.....I never had to do so with the S500.

they just get sore on my ears after a few hours

post #6138 of 8303
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Originally Posted by wburton View Post

do they hurt less over time compared to the stocks?

sorry for the double post.

but more comfort than the stocks?

post #6139 of 8303
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Originally Posted by Muzic2can View Post

I ordered the HM5 pads almost 3 weeks ago.I know they say delivery can take up to 30 days but I was wondering if you get a confirmation E-Mail from them once they are sent. I got a confirmation that my payment was excepted the same day I ordered them but haven't got anything since then confirming order or shipment.

 

 

Thanks

 

In your order details on MP4Nation there is a tracking code.

post #6140 of 8303

Hey guys.

 

Reading back all your posts makes me miss my S500. Kinda regret selling it off. I can't "feel" dubstep as good with other cans.

post #6141 of 8303
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Originally Posted by penmarker View Post

Hey guys.

 

Reading back all your posts makes me miss my S500. Kinda regret selling it off. I can't "feel" dubstep as good with other cans.

Why on earth would you sell the S500's? It can't possibly because of money! Just recycle 2 bags of beer cans and you get the same amount of $!

post #6142 of 8303
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Originally Posted by esmBOS View Post

Why on earth would you sell the S500's? It can't possibly because of money! Just recycle 2 bags of beer cans and you get the same amount of $!

I don't know, probably because I was stupid maybe.

 

lol.

 

I got a better set of headphones that pair better with my desktop setup. Through the setup S500 sounded constricted, small, and congested, a slight veil, and close to no soundstage. It sounded nice with my Sansa Fuze + E11 though. Now I'm carrying a pair of Cliptec IEMs for portable and it feels so blerh.

 

Oh yeah I guess if I remember correctly, I sold them to fund my turntable. They're not really that cheap any more considering they have to be imported.

post #6143 of 8303
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Originally Posted by wburton View Post

sorry for the double post.

but more comfort than the stocks?

 

A LOT more comfortable!!

 

The stock pads kill my head after 5-10 mins.

 

WS55 is the best compromise for bass and comfort, comparing to ATH Pleathers and probably other on-ear pads too.

post #6144 of 8303
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Originally Posted by geko95gek View Post

 

A LOT more comfortable!!

 

The stock pads kill my head after 5-10 mins.

 

WS55 is the best compromise for bass and comfort, comparing to ATH Pleathers and probably other on-ear pads too.

so the ES700 pads are a major upgrade from the stocks?

post #6145 of 8303
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Originally Posted by wburton View Post

so the ES700 pads are a major upgrade from the stocks?

 

WS55 are better than the ES700

post #6146 of 8303
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Originally Posted by geko95gek View Post

 

WS55 are better than the ES700

sound and comfort wise?

and do you know where i can get a pair <$20?


Edited by wburton - 5/3/13 at 11:23am
post #6147 of 8303

Just arrived. Out of the box they sound brilliant. Don't know if I believe in burn in but if they do increase in quality these will destroy anything I've previously owned. Only major negative so far is the stock pads aren't particularly comfortable.

post #6148 of 8303
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Originally Posted by wburton View Post

sound and comfort wise?

and do you know where i can get a pair <$20?

 

Both.

 

You need to contact AT service to get them cheap.

 

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Btw guys!

 

Are these real?

 

 

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JVC-Headphones-HAS500-/121104992593


Edited by Lifted Andreas - 5/3/13 at 12:05pm
post #6149 of 8303
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Originally Posted by geko95gek View Post

 

Both.

 

Btw guys!

 

Are these real?

 

 

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JVC-Headphones-HAS500-/121104992593

I thought only the S400 came in white.....

post #6150 of 8303
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Originally Posted by Achmedisdead View Post

I thought only the S400 came in white.....

Same here, I just messaged the seller asking about the exact model number.

Just realised they aren't the S500s.

Look at the pic guys, the cable is only running from one side. frown.gif

EDIT: They are the SR500s lol
Edited by Lifted Andreas - 5/3/13 at 12:48pm
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