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post #4696 of 5205
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Originally Posted by magiccabbage View Post
 

or just plug it out - might sound even better........ LOL  :wink:

to each their own....it's what makes the world go round.....

post #4697 of 5205
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Originally Posted by philo50 View Post
 

to each their own....it's what makes the world go round.....

Ah im just kidding, i never even heard the headphone. 

post #4698 of 5205
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Originally Posted by magiccabbage View Post
 

Ah im just kidding, i never even heard the headphone. 

no worries.....

post #4699 of 5205
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Originally Posted by philo50 View Post
 

no worries.....

I see you have a GSX incoming, it will be good to hear impressions with all your cans. You order new? 

post #4700 of 5205
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Originally Posted by magiccabbage View Post
 

Ah im just kidding, i never even heard the headphone. 

 

dont worry, you were right the first time ;)

 

low volume only makes the headphone pretty much useless. the ps1000 rank amongst the worst headphones i've heard. grainy and extremely shrill and harsh. recessed mids, bloaty 1 noted bass, oh and uncomfortable with the same cheap headband design on all the cheaper grados.

 

for 300$ this might be ok, but absolutely unacceptable for a headphone priced at $1700, basically telling HE-6, LCD-X, TH900,  HD 800, T1, and every other headphone in this price range to **** off cause "im better i cost more". LOL! 

 

at least they know that they really put the PS in PS1000, Piece of S***!!! 

 

 

there i said it, now i feel better i don't have to sugar coat my opinions for these headphones....

 

that said, the Grado Rs1i are much better headphones, Grado done right basically.


Edited by Dubstep Girl - 12/3/13 at 9:43am
post #4701 of 5205
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Originally Posted by Dubstep Girl View Post
 

 

dont worry, you were right the first time ;)

 

low volume only makes the headphone pretty much useless. the ps1000 rank amongst the worst headphones i've heard. grainy and extremely shrill and harsh. recessed mids, bloaty 1 noted bass, oh and uncomfortable with the same cheap headband design on all the cheaper grados.

 

for 300$ this might be ok, but absolutely unacceptable for a headphone priced at $1700, basically telling HE-6, LCD-X, TH900,  HD 800, T1, and every other headphone in this price range to **** off cause "im better i cost more". LOL! 

 

at least they know that they really put the PS in PS1000, Piece of S***!!! 

 

 

there i said it, now i feel better i don't have to sugar coat my opinions for these headphones....

 

that said, the Grado Rs1i are much better headphones, Grado done right basically.

hahahaha....... i like it. Now that is what I call an opinion! 

post #4702 of 5205
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Originally Posted by magiccabbage View Post
 

I see you have a GSX incoming, it will be good to hear impressions with all your cans. You order new? 

July....should be in the middle of the pack

post #4703 of 5205
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Originally Posted by Dubstep Girl View Post

dont worry, you were right the first time wink.gif

low volume only makes the headphone pretty much useless. the ps1000 rank amongst the worst headphones i've heard. grainy and extremely shrill and harsh. recessed mids, bloaty 1 noted bass, oh and uncomfortable with the same cheap headband design on all the cheaper grados.

for 300$ this might be ok, but absolutely unacceptable for a headphone priced at $1700, basically telling HE-6, LCD-X, TH900,  HD 800, T1, and every other headphone in this price range to **** off cause "im better i cost more". LOL! 

at least they know that they really put the PS in PS1000, Piece of S***!!! 


there i said it, now i feel better i don't have to sugar coat my opinions for these headphones....

that said, the Grado Rs1i are much better headphones, Grado done right basically.

It's strange that they're being sold on here for around about the £750 mark, yet on eBay they go for well in excess of £1000. Just goes to show that the people of Head-Fi are better informed than the general public when it comes to grossly overpriced headphones.
Edited by Tony1110 - 12/3/13 at 4:01pm
post #4704 of 5205
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Originally Posted by Dubstep Girl View Post
 

 

dont worry, you were right the first time ;)

 

low volume only makes the headphone pretty much useless. the ps1000 rank amongst the worst headphones i've heard. grainy and extremely shrill and harsh. recessed mids, bloaty 1 noted bass, oh and uncomfortable with the same cheap headband design on all the cheaper grados.

 

for 300$ this might be ok, but absolutely unacceptable for a headphone priced at $1700, basically telling HE-6, LCD-X, TH900,  HD 800, T1, and every other headphone in this price range to **** off cause "im better i cost more". LOL! 

 

at least they know that they really put the PS in PS1000, Piece of S***!!! 

 

 

there i said it, now i feel better i don't have to sugar coat my opinions for these headphones....

 

that said, the Grado Rs1i are much better headphones, Grado done right basically.


LOL... Tell us how you REALLY feel...:beerchug: 

 

I agree they are about $1000 too much...

post #4705 of 5205

I guess I'm one of the few PS1K fanboys left. I've always preferred them when going head-to-head with the HD800 and T1, though I haven't compared to some newer competitors directly.

post #4706 of 5205

I just can't imagine paying $1600 for a pair of Grados. That would be like...paying $2700 for a pair of Ultrasones.

 

I have to say though, I'm becoming more and more a believer that the DAC is the most important part of the chain, ahead of the amp/headphones. I added a Peachtree Dac-It to my office set-up (paired with a Schiit Magni and Mad Dogs, using my DX50 as a transport) and I wasn't expecting such a huge improvement. My home set-up is a Marantz SACD-8004/Lyr with overpriced NOS Siemens tubes/HD800 (I swap other headphones around, with similar results, including the more forgiving AD2000x) and the office stack murders it in terms of clarity AND musicality (an $800 stack vs a $3200 stack for anyone keeping track, not taking the transport into account). I then added the Dac-It to the Lyr/HD800 chain and it really started to sound like music. I think that DAC that's in the Marantz has got to go, before I start judging headphones on it.

post #4707 of 5205
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Originally Posted by philo50 View Post
 

to each their own....it's what makes the world go round.....

 

Hehe just like some TVs have infinite black... when you plug out an headphone it should be pretty silent ;)
post #4708 of 5205

Amazing write up! 

post #4709 of 5205

Could anyone here help me rank the JH 13 FP in comparison to some high-end fullsize headphones? thanks

post #4710 of 5205

 epic Guide !,Thank you 

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