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post #256 of 686

I have no idea where my pair is... E-mailed Kaneda at PriceJapan, waiting for information. It's not like him to forget sending needed information though, maybe he's busy. But I sent the order around 1,5 weeks ago. = /

post #257 of 686
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Originally Posted by TheOtus View Post

I have no idea where my pair is... E-mailed Kaneda at PriceJapan, waiting for information. It's not like him to forget sending needed information though, maybe he's busy. But I sent the order around 1,5 weeks ago. = /

Sad. You have ever used this site before? Never heard about it (heard only about audiocubes).

post #258 of 686
I ordered a pair 2 days ago on pricejapan. sir kaneda told me their shipping team is on holidays so it will ship on january 7th.
post #259 of 686

I have used the site and I can recomend it anytime. = ) Kaneda answered, by mistake my phones were not shipped, but he shipped them on 27th. I might be able to get them next week.

post #260 of 686
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I have used the site and I can recomend it anytime. = ) Kaneda answered, by mistake my phones were not shipped, but he shipped them on 27th. I might be able to get them next week.

Ok.

 

Does anybody have both of ESW11LTD and W3000ANV? It would be cool to read the comparison on them. (WTB W3000ANV.)

post #261 of 686
Don't know if it would be much of a comparison, portable to flagship full sized.
post #262 of 686

Though I believe dallan is right, TheOtus will soon have this combination.

post #263 of 686

Hey guys, I have the phones now, been having them for few days. I've been somewhat busy with other things so I have not done a serious compare yet. I can only say that they definitely are high quality headphones. I will try to do some testing later today. And.. Picture time! I love taking pictures.^__^

 

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post #264 of 686

Now the price has come down a bit I'm tempted to pick up a pair to try. 

post #265 of 686

Short impression on ESW11 : Very very delicious bass, and a pleasing coloration on mid-high. It's livelier that the ESW9

post #266 of 686
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Now the price has come down a bit I'm tempted to pick up a pair to try. 

 

Really? Doesn't seem to have moved much to me? It is 634 AUD, was 614 AUD a few days ago I think.

 

However, it still beats the Aussie RRP of $899... waiting to see what some of the other stores are going to offer it for. Also, hoping you guys will throw out a few more comparisons before I commit to a move, I'm enjoying the W3000ANV I picked up a few days ago though.

post #267 of 686

Still over $700. here, i was hoping in the low 5's.  Guess i have some waiting to do.cool.gif

post #268 of 686

Doing a compare now...

 

 

Audio-Technica ATH-W3000ANV driven by Luxman SQ-N100 (with Psvane EL84-T's), which is fed by ORB JADE 1-LTD.

 

Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD driven from iPod Classic 160 Gb.

 

 

Might be unfair, but I think it's rather close to what they are intended for. I also don't like the idea of switching between phones several times as I don't know if it's good for the amplifier. ORB switched on some protection when I tested couple of phones back when I still had ATH-W1000X and used ORB as an amplifier too. In any case...

 

Quite naturally, ATH-ESW11LTD sounds less airy, more crowded. Smaller soundstage. Sound is harsher, less fine, more "in your face" than with the ATH-W3000ANV. Especially the highs. There's a bit more mid-bass, pleasantly punchy mid-bass. Lower bass is less tight, maybe also bit lesser in quantity than ATH-W3000ANV. Bass is fast but it also fades away fast, earlier roll-off. Vocals are good, but nowhere near as special as they are with ATH-W3000ANV. These are generally less warm too, definitely.

 

ATH-ESW11LTD is a good headphone with nothing exactly missing and I believe it gets better with use. Well, it still was not much of a compare. These are nice portable phones and as perhaps expected, not night and day with ATH-W3000ANV, not at all. ATH-W3000ANV is still much more pleasant and relaxing to listen to.

post #269 of 686

I'm not sure if I want these or the ED8... but then the question is do I really need these at all? Will be interesting to see the pricing of the ED8 with the newer Romeo and Juliet versions around.

 

Obvious answer is I don't seeing as I have the ESW9 and Momentum :(


Edited by billbro - 1/5/13 at 6:15pm
post #270 of 686
Tried momentum today and didn't like it. Prefer my Sony ex1000 to it.

Any comparisons between esw11 and momentum?
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