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Originally Posted by mamba315
You say C5 bass goes lower than C4, but LFF states C4 doesn't roll off until 10hz. Is he exaggerating? Why would you need to go any lower? I wonder how he can even tell its rolling off that low if those frequencies aren't audible? Hearing harmonics maybe? I'm a little confused, as any careful reader should be.
The C5 probably doesn't go lower as it might just be emphasized more.
How do I know it goes down to 10Hz? Because you FEEL it. Anything below 20Hz is technically not audible but you can feel it. I know it goes down to 10Hz because I played a 10Hz tone (the lowest tone I use) and I could feel the vibration. I didn't try 9Hz because I don't use a 9hz tone for test purposes. I know it starts rolling off because the 10Hz tone was every so slightly lower in volume than the 11Hz tone.
FWIW, I do not exaggerate and I try to be as unbiased in my reviews as possible without breaking any rules.
Many a company has sent me a headphone/amp/IEM/etc and I have chosen to not review them because I don't like them.
As for Paradox v C4...apples and oranges. One is full sized, closed orthodynamic and the other is a CIEM. When I go portable...I reach for the C4 without delay.
Edited by LFF - 10/30/12 at 6:31pm