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post #301 of 1562

Very tempted by these! Does anyone have any experience with the HP50s and the Sennheiser Amperiors to compare?

post #302 of 1562
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Originally Posted by Gofre View Post
 

Very tempted by these! Does anyone have any experience with the HP50s and the Sennheiser Amperiors to compare?

And also to Momentum........

post #303 of 1562
Can an owner tell me what are the dimensions of the ear cavity? Thanks.
post #304 of 1562
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Gofre View Post
 

Very tempted by these! Does anyone have any experience with the HP50s and the Sennheiser Amperiors to compare?

Amperior IMO is not in the league of the HP50 other than a bigger mid-bass hump which may or may not be a preference.

post #305 of 1562
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Originally Posted by Craigster75 View Post
 

Amperior IMO is not in the league of the HP50 other than a bigger mid-bass hump which may or may not be a preference.

 

Cool, thanks very much :)

post #306 of 1562

Tested these cans yesterday in a local shop.

There are several points that kept me from buying it immediately

 

First, IMO, the cable (both of them). I didn't like it at all - although it is flat, it's quite thin, and doesn't look and feel as a nice companion to $300 hp. I had some cracks in hp whem moving the right-angled jack in the source slot.

The other point are cushions. I can't say my ears are large at all, but they did't fit in the earpad completely. The ear lobe was outside the cushion perimeter. This is the reason these cans leak sound qute enough to be well heard 2 meters around you.

I also didn't enjoy headband much. The top of scull can hurt when listening for a long time.

As per sound, I liked it. Rich and natural. Bass is enough for me, it's not overwhelming, but it is just in the right place and in a right amount. Mids are awesome, full of nuances and details. Highs are clear and transparent.

 

Today I will test these cans with Brainwavs HM5 pads - these could quite increase the comfort - and for a longer time. And the stock cable IMO should be replaced.

post #307 of 1562

the shop allows  u to swap the pads?....coooool. 

 

if your earlobes protrude ...ermmm = huge. :P

post #308 of 1562

No, surely the shop doesn't allow to swap earpads. But my colleague bought these cans for himself. And now I can make an experiment :-)

I've just measured the inner oval of HP50 can, the oval is 65mm x 38 mm. That's not very large one.

post #309 of 1562

Seems it is too little, like was  the momentum, to me. Are you shure?

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I made some pics with a ruler
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Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Pier Paolo View Post
 

Seems it is too little, like was  the momentum, to me. Are you shure?

From wearing, there is a huge difference in pad size just based on fit.  I consider the original Momentum an on-ear despite them launching a secondary on-ear line.  The HP50 is clearly designed as an over-ear.  


Edited by Craigster75 - 11/20/13 at 8:22am
post #312 of 1562

Thank You for the pics.

Anyway it seems that the ears could stay mostly inside the hole and the rest covered by the  soft pad.

post #313 of 1562
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Originally Posted by andyDiamond View Post
 

No, surely the shop doesn't allow to swap earpads. But my colleague bought these cans for himself. And now I can make an experiment :-)

I've just measured the inner oval of HP50 can, the oval is 65mm x 38 mm. That's not very large one.

 

kindly submit a pic of your ear+lobe ...headfi will decide on this matter :P

post #314 of 1562

Andy, are the pads flush with the fabric over the drivers? I have a pair of Bose AE2s I sometimes use for casual listening and the opening of the ear pads is exactly the same as the HP50 (65 mm). However, the AE2s have a pad construction that has a considerable gap where the top of my ear fits (between the pad and the driver). My ears are longer than 65 mm, so that gap allows for some comfortable listening (my lobes don't get stressed). I'm on the verge of ordering the HP50s (no stores in my area carry them) and this data would help in the decision...Thanks.

post #315 of 1562

Yes, there is a gap between driver plate and and the inner top of the earpad. And it is quite ok to put an ear there - well comfortable and not disturbing during long listening sessions.

Performed some listening yesterday from my PC with Yulong U100 usb dac/amp - these hp sound very impressive. Not for a basshead IMO, as bass is quite clear and punchy although not overwhelming.

Ordered myself a white one - tomorrow will receive it (btw, quite surprizing that here in Russia I found it for $210 now, while starting price was $300) and make some tests with HM5 earpads.

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