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Sony has new headphones, MDR-1R - Page 70post #1036 of 276111/28/12 at 1:43am
Gear mentioned in this thread:post #1037 of 276111/28/12 at 2:03ampost #1039 of 276111/28/12 at 4:08ampost #1040 of 276111/28/12 at 9:34amQuote:
An excellent amp for mid-fi headphones that costs $1200...post #1041 of 276111/28/12 at 9:51ampost #1042 of 276111/28/12 at 10:42ampost #1043 of 276111/28/12 at 12:06pmThread Starterpost #1044 of 276111/28/12 at 12:10pm
Not at all. I was simply commenting on a decidedly non-mid-fi amp being in the discussion. Gotta love Head-fi!post #1045 of 276111/28/12 at 12:32pmpost #1046 of 276111/28/12 at 12:47pmpost #1047 of 276111/28/12 at 3:21pmpost #1048 of 276111/28/12 at 3:27pmPersonally, I am most interested in seeing how these fare without a dedicated amp because I wouldn't mind putting some money back in my bank account and simplifying my setup. Should have impressions next week. Getting a silver/brown model.
Edited by ZenErik - 11/28/12 at 3:32pmpost #1049 of 276111/28/12 at 3:42pm
MDR 1R is not meant to be plugged into an amplifier and listen too.
I find the thought funny as from Sony's campaigning (with Katy, Method Man & Benga). They are considered artists of the dance scene and it is tuned with ample bass. Amplifying the bass (which is already set) will definitely be more enjoyable for bassheads.
A neutral sounding headphone will shine with an amp.
I dont consider 1R neutral, but something of the like of vmoda M80 but slightly less bass.
Edited by AUDIOBREEDER - 11/28/12 at 3:46pm
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