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post #7951 of 8319
I was wondering, do they "leak" sound? Would people around me hear my music?
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Originally Posted by TokyoSun View Post

I was wondering, do they "leak" sound? Would people around me hear my music?

 

No they don't leak for me at normal listening levels.

post #7953 of 8319
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Originally Posted by shtut123 View Post
 

 

 

i have this case:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Hard-carry-case-for-panasonic-rpdj120-audio-technica-athsj5-athsj3-athfc700-/170848584626

 

it fits perfectly to the S500 and it is smaller than the case you linked, so i guess your case will fit as well.

thanks

this one looks even better :)

post #7954 of 8319
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Originally Posted by avilavi View Post
 

thanks

this one looks even better :)

 

Sorry mate, completely forgot about the measurements last night.

 

I'm almost 100% that the case will fit them though. ;)

post #7955 of 8319

This is probably wrong place to ask but I hope you will forgive me :)

I am seriously considering getting these headphones but they would cost me around $50 with shipping and I would have no warranty but one guy recommended me to get ATH SJ55 for around $68 here in my country, free delivery and 2 year warranty... Please help me decide which one would be better with Sansa Clip+.. :D

post #7956 of 8319
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Originally Posted by TokyoSun View Post
 

This is probably wrong place to ask but I hope you will forgive me :)

I am seriously considering getting these headphones but they would cost me around $50 with shipping and I would have no warranty but one guy recommended me to get ATH SJ55 for around $68 here in my country, free delivery and 2 year warranty... Please help me decide which one would be better with Sansa Clip+.. :D

i had those SJ55 and i didn't like them at all

bright sound and very narrow stage. no detail whatsoever

beside of the sound itself, they were pretty good.. 

 

get the JVC you won't regret


Edited by avilavi - 1/28/14 at 2:03pm
post #7957 of 8319

Hey guys. I used to own the S400, I think they sounded fairly well, but the comfort was abysmal, they pretty much destroyed my ears within minutes. Is the comfort in the S500 any better? Also, would someone like me who isn't really into high end audio gear notice the audio difference between these and the S400?

 

Also how do these compare with the ATH SJ55 in comfort and sound? They are the same price from ebay (around 35€).


Edited by MRK1 - 2/1/14 at 3:59pm
post #7958 of 8319

I have a second pair of S500s headed my way. :D

post #7959 of 8319
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Originally Posted by MRK1 View Post
 

Hey guys. I used to own the S400, I think they sounded fairly well, but the comfort was abysmal, they pretty much destroyed my ears within minutes. Is the comfort in the S500 any better? Also, would someone like me who isn't really into high end audio gear notice the audio difference between these and the S400?

 

Also how do these compare with the ATH SJ55 in comfort and sound? They are the same price from ebay (around 35€).

 

Comfort isn't better on the S500 unfortunately.

post #7960 of 8319
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Originally Posted by MRK1 View Post
 

Hey guys. I used to own the S400, I think they sounded fairly well, but the comfort was abysmal, they pretty much destroyed my ears within minutes. Is the comfort in the S500 any better? Also, would someone like me who isn't really into high end audio gear notice the audio difference between these and the S400?

 

Also how do these compare with the ATH SJ55 in comfort and sound? They are the same price from ebay (around 35€).


If you want a headphone balanced like S400 but with much better comfort, go fo JVC HA-S680 - the next generation of CNT drivers.

post #7961 of 8319
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If you want a headphone balanced like S400 but with much better comfort, go fo JVC HA-S680 - the next generation of CNT drivers.

They look good but are twice as expensive, at around 60€. I say that's a bit too much for me right now.

Unfortunately I could never get used to the comfort (also I wear glasses so had even more pressure on my ears) so I sold them, but man I miss their nice sound.

post #7962 of 8319
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Originally Posted by Achmedisdead View Post

I have a second pair of S500s headed my way. biggrin.gif
Nice!
post #7963 of 8319
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Nice!

Nothing wrong with my originals but a buddy of mine wasn't using his anymore, so I bought them from him. Now I have a backup pair, just in case. :L3000:

post #7964 of 8319
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Originally Posted by Achmedisdead View Post
 

Nothing wrong with my originals but a buddy of mine wasn't using his anymore, so I bought them from him. Now I have a backup pair, just in case. :L3000:

Great to have a spare!

 

Since there haven't been many pictures lately, here is today's grocery shopping rig!

FiiO X3 the the S500's a really nice combo. :D

post #7965 of 8319
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Originally Posted by TrollDragon View Post
 

Great to have a spare!

 

Since there haven't been many pictures lately, here is today's grocery shopping rig!

FiiO X3 the the S500's a really nice combo. :D

You do a lot of grocery shopping dude :p

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