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post #5506 of 5883
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Originally Posted by elvergun View Post
 

 

The FC300 is not a circumaural model, right? 

 

Is it more comfortable than the Mikros?

About the same comfort, though slightly more comfortable.  It's weird, kinda circumaural, kinda suppraaural.  Mostly circumaural though.  They're definitely not like the Mikros, or Beats Solo, or P7.  Moreso like the momentum, though larger.

post #5507 of 5883
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Originally Posted by zombywoof View Post
 


No problem.  I am also currently enjoying the Onkyo ES FC300 headphones, and find them to be on par with the P5's and Mikros.  I would say they are more similar to the Mikros with respect to clarity and separation.  They also have very nice highs.  At times the P5's sound may sound just a bit congested to me, and I don't hear the clarity in the high that I hear with the Mikros ad FC300.  I wold say that any of these...Mikros, P5 or FC300 are superior to the Harman CL's.

 

That is exactly the information  and comparisons I need. If (or should I say when) I get the itch for a new set of headphones, I will check out the P5s. Thanks again.

post #5508 of 5883
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Originally Posted by elvergun View Post
 

 

The FC300 is not a circumaural model, right? 

 

Is it more comfortable than the Mikros?

 

It is almost circumaural. Yes and no, regarding the comfort. The Mikros fits my head well, though. The FC300 sometimes just feels "not quite right". Not necessarily uncomfortable, but kinda just not the being and staying where they need to be. Sorry about being so vague. The Mikros stays on my head and ears better than any other on-ear I have used. 

post #5509 of 5883
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Originally Posted by H T T View Post
 

 

It is almost circumaural. Yes and no, regarding the comfort. The Mikros fits my head well, though. The FC300 sometimes just feels "not quite right". Not necessarily uncomfortable, but kinda just not the being and staying where they need to be. Sorry about being so vague. The Mikros stays on my head and ears better than any other on-ear I have used. 


My take exactly on the Onkyo's.  The ear cups are certainly larger in diameter than any other on ear I have tried, but smaller than an over ear.  I find them to be quite comfortable, but the clamping force is almost non-existent.  I would tend to agree with H T T.  For me, they generally seem to stay in place nicely, and provide a good seal, but since I don't really feel them, I keep fussing with the placement to be sure they haven't moved.  Probably not much help.  I do like the larger size of the ear cups...may contribute to the wider than usual sound stage and instrument separation that is missing from a lot of on ear models.

post #5510 of 5883
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Originally Posted by H T T View Post
 

 

That is exactly the information  and comparisons I need. If (or should I say when) I get the itch for a new set of headphones, I will check out the P5s. Thanks again.

Great...I'm sometimes a bit reluctant to make strong recommendations one way or another for a headphone since everyone's ears are just a bit different.  The build quality of the P5's is second to none, and they are very comfortable for an on ear, but the sound signature may not be to everyone's liking.

post #5511 of 5883
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Originally Posted by zombywoof View Post
 

Great...I'm sometimes a bit reluctant to make strong recommendations one way or another for a headphone since everyone's ears are just a bit different.  The build quality of the P5's is second to none, and they are very comfortable for an on ear, but the sound signature may not be to everyone's liking.


I can't agree with you more about different ears.  Then add the source, the player, the master....Wow, what a mess or not.

I just found another bargain you may want to check out.

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826586033&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL061014&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL061014-_-EMC-061014-Index-_-HeadphonesAccessories-_-26586033-L030C

post #5512 of 5883

The PM-1 are in the building!!!

And the Mikros 90/Stock Pair #3 are ready to go head-to-head.

:L3000:

post #5513 of 5883
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Originally Posted by BeBop Lives View Post
 


I can't agree with you more about different ears.  Then add the source, the player, the master....Wow, what a mess or not.

I just found another bargain you may want to check out.

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826586033&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL061014&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL061014-_-EMC-061014-Index-_-HeadphonesAccessories-_-26586033-L030C


Interesting...but I am not happy with NewEgg since they stiffed me on a $20 rebate on the Mikros some month ago.  I am at the point where my only option is to exercise my best leverage as a consumer...shop elsewhere.

post #5514 of 5883
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Originally Posted by pataburd View Post
 

The PM-1 are in the building!!!

And the Mikros 90/Stock Pair #3 are ready to go head-to-head.

:L3000:

You know what you must do...

post #5515 of 5883
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Originally Posted by pataburd View Post
 

The PM-1 are in the building!!!

And the Mikros 90/Stock Pair #3 are ready to go head-to-head.

:L3000:

 

one of them is gonna be minced.....

post #5516 of 5883
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Originally Posted by Edinburgh View Post
 

It's already out of stock on bestbuy.com

Seems like a new brand, at least to me. 


Check Amazon and NewEgg for the Mikros...prices fluctuate up and down...right now about $100 on Amazon, $90 on NewEgg.  The have been as low as $60 in recent months, and NewEgg has had rebates in the past...you gotta make like a vulture.

post #5517 of 5883
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Thanks zombywoof! 

Be patient...in my opinion, these are a good deal even at $90-$100...but you may be able to do better if you keep your eyes open.  If the price stays high, and you want a very slightly used pair PM me.  I have two un-modded pairs, and would be willing to let one pair go at my purchase price...$69 + shipping.  Are you in the US?  They are broken in (>50 hours) and have the original packaging etc. 

post #5518 of 5883
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Originally Posted by zombywoof View Post
 

Be patient...in my opinion, these are a good deal even at $90-$100...but you may be able to do better if you keep your eyes open.  If the price stays high, and you want a very slightly used pair PM me.  I have two un-modded pairs, and would be willing to let one pair go at my purchase price...$69 + shipping.  Are you in the US?  They are broken in (>50 hours) and have the original packaging etc. 

Yes I'm in the US, I was just interested in this brand, and I'm not sure if I will purchase one since I already have several more expensive headphones, will do some research and see! But 69USD must be a good price anyway.  

post #5519 of 5883
Just got my mikros 90s in the mail this morning and all I can say is wow! Straight out of the box the clarity just blew me away. The mids and highs are absolutely fantastic, the bass is a little bit lean for my tastes but a quick eq boost easily fixes that. Comparing it to the facelift version of the beyerdynamic dt1350 I just got yesterday the mikros 90 has initially been more impressive.
post #5520 of 5883
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Originally Posted by Edinburgh View Post
 

Yes I'm in the US, I was just interested in this brand, and I'm not sure if I will purchase one since I already have several more expensive headphones, will do some research and see! But 69USD must be a good price anyway.  


No worries...good luck.

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