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post #2191 of 14015
If you have the HD800 you most certainly won't get the T1. That said why downgrade to the T1 from the HD650? Ya I went there :P
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We all hear differently but the T1's blow the HD650 away with every amp I have heard them both on and I have owned/own both.

 

I am very impressed with the HD800's though wink_face.gif

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If you have the HD800 you most certainly won't get the T1. That said why downgrade to the T1 from the HD650? Ya I went there :P

 

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post #2194 of 14015

I liked the T1 when I owned it but the HD800 is on a higher level for me. 

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If you have the HD800 you most certainly won't get the T1. That said why downgrade to the T1 from the HD650? Ya I went there :P

 

Yeah, this is about where I part opinions.  T1 is overpriced, not on the same level with the top dogs, but it's still a high-end headphone, and I think it does several things better than the HD650s. Yet very different sounding. If you are expressing a huge preference for the HD650s, which I can understand as I owned them twice, that's fine. But the T1s are by no means a downgrade. :)

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I'd rather have a 650, too, honestly.

 

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I'd rather have a 650, too, honestly.

 

 

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post #2198 of 14015

As a non HD800 and T1 owner this thread is an interesting read.

 

But surely you are not comparing like for like?

For me an open headphone will always sound better than a closed or semi open one, in the same price/quality level.

 

Getting a closed headphone to sound really good is tricky, and that probably explains why Sennheiser

don't make one.

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As a non HD800 and T1 owner this thread is an interesting read.

 

But surely you are not comparing like for like?

For me an open headphone will always sound better than a closed or semi open one, in the same price/quality level.

 

Getting a closed headphone to sound really good is tricky, and that probably explains why Sennheiser

don't make one.

 

I think of the T1s as open headphones. That thing with semiclosed is a bit like semi-virgin. I think they're not. Perhaps I could say they're just not as open as others.

My analogy ends here. :)


Edited by negura - 4/28/13 at 8:35am
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the poor t1s are getting battered here! frown.gif  

post #2201 of 14015

do you like anything Solude ?

post #2202 of 14015

That's because they're bad.

 

Oh, and no, Solude doesn't like anything. :D

 

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the poor t1s are getting battered here! frown.gif  

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have you owned the t1s

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and tried them with the right tubes

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I heard them once and that was enough. With multiple tube amps and a solid state amp as well.

 

I'd be willing to try them again, but I really won't go out of my way to do so. I was extremely excited to hear them, but they were sibilant no matter what I plugged them into.

 

I've never experienced another headphone that has been that way.


Edited by MorbidToaster - 4/28/13 at 8:50am
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