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For Sale or Trade: BeyerDynamic DT 880 Edition, 600 ohm, closed back

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This Classified is Closed

For Sale or Trade:
BeyerDynamic DT 880 Edition, 600 ohm, closed back

Will Ship To: Anywhere

Wanting to trade or sell the DT 880 600 ohm which has been modded into a closed back model according to this thread:
 
I'm would like to trade them for a MrSpeakers Mad Dog 3.2, or sell them.
 
They started their life as a DT 880 Premium 250 ohm.
I did the modding steps described in the first post.
To get more isolation, I send them to NoXter for the improved isolation with alubutyl.
The mod is more or less reversable. I'll include the original felt pieces that were in the ear cup housing.

I don't have the original DT 880 ear pads anymore.

 

While they where at NoXter's, upon my request (and payment) he put 600 ohm drivers in them, and added new ear pads.
All bought directly from BeyerDynamic in Germany.
The headband got new and fuller padding
This was in October 2013, so the headphones are basicly new, except the housing.
There's no channel imbalance at all.
 
Included is the carrying pouch and box.
The box is slightly beaten up because the first owner used the box as a shipping parcel.
I'll ship double boxed.

 

As needed for the closed back mod, these DT 880 CB have DT 770 velour ear pads.

 

The slider at the right side is a bit looser than it should be, which is a common problem with this type of headphone. It's not a big deal, you only have to adjust the ear cup more often. On your head it stays put.

 

This DT 880 CB is the best passive isolating headphone you can get.

While a bit heavy because of the mods, this headphone is still very comfortable.

Despite the mods and the 600 ohm drivers, they are still a bit too bright for my taste.

With good recordings they shine. But with lesser productions (the bulk of my music collection) they are ruthlessly revealing.

 

Only trading them for a MrSpeakers Mad Dog 3.2, or selling for 200,- Euro plus shipping and Paypal fees.
I'll ship worldwide, with insurance and tracking.

 

The post below is because when I had them the first time for sale, it was with red leather pads. Those are sold by now.

Edited by Tiemen - 3/13/14 at 5:14pm
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nice red pads =)

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... hmm neat, closed dt 880s... what makes them better or different from just a nrml 250 ohm dt 770 :O

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Can't respond to your Message, because of the "2 private messages per day" rule.

 

I will respond tomorrow. 

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mshenay View Post

... hmm neat, closed dt 880s... what makes them better or different from just a nrml 250 ohm dt 770 :O

 

http://www.head-fi.org/t/424842/beyerdynamic-dt880-closed-back/15#post_5860237

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Price drop.

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Well this is neat, essentially a very good looking 600 ohm DT770 (which don't exist). Everyone claims the 600 ohm drivers are the smoothest of the DTxx0's, so I am very curious to how these sound. GLWTS and congrats to whomever lands the sale on these.

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STILL FOR SALE... omg... I might just have to buy these from you :O I'd love a closed DT 880...

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