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post #9286 of 25764
Yea they are pretty cool looking in colors like that.
Al
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Originally Posted by mab1376 View Post

http://www.colorware.com/p-289-sennheiser-hd-800.aspx

what?!

It's funky. Or you can chose other colour options that suits your amp, cable, decor biggrin.gif

IIRC, someone posted that Colorware paint is not prone to chip as the stock paint
post #9288 of 25764
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Originally Posted by akhyar View Post


It's funky. Or you can chose other colour options that suits your amp, cable, decor biggrin.gif

IIRC, someone posted that Colorware paint is not prone to chip as the stock paint

How much is it if you send them the headphone?

post #9289 of 25764
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Originally Posted by magiccabbage View Post

How much is it if you send them the headphone?

IIRC, around $200-300.
I think the charges are published on their website
post #9290 of 25764

hey peeps , have any of you tried either the ~~Cypher Labs AlgoRhythm Duet Balanced Headphone Amplifier or ~~Ray Samuels Audio Emmeline SR-71B Balanced Amp?  I'm trying to find a good balanced portable amp, that I can use with my HD-800& AK-240,the AK-240 just doesn't seem to have enough HP to drive my HD-800 to the level I'm looking.thx 

post #9291 of 25764
If you need power on the go check out the CEntrance Hifi-M8. Kind of a brick, but has good power ratings. No clue how the pairing sounds, though.
post #9292 of 25764
I have the alo mkii 3b. I can try it. . I also have the iBasso do ? What ever bal amp to.

Pm to try and I will ok

Al
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Just got a new set of earpads. My old set were pretty much worn the hell out, I mean flat, just done and done. I highly recommend doing so for anyone who has worn out earpads, new set definitely helps in taming glare. Just try it, headroom sells them, I got mine from custom.cable.uk (headroom was out of stock at the time). 

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Originally Posted by arteom View Post
 

Just got a new set of earpads. My old set were pretty much worn the hell out, I mean flat, just done and done. I highly recommend doing so for anyone who has worn out earpads, new set definitely helps in taming glare. Just try it, headroom sells them, I got mine from custom.cable.uk (headroom was out of stock at the time). 

how much ere they?

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Originally Posted by magiccabbage View Post
 

how much ere they?

£56.71 -> http://www.custom-cable.co.uk/official-sennheiser-hd800-replacement-earpads-ear-cushions.html

 

Well worth it when you consider the mods and whatever else people will do in attempts to "tame the highs".

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Originally Posted by kaesar94 View Post

Preproman says the CMA800R is too smooth with HD800, and he dislike it too for this...cool.gif

WHERE IS THE TRUE? (sorry for the insistence, but i was, and still now, seriously considering to buy the CMA800R for my HD800...and after numerous very strongly positive review of CMA800R/HD800, like project86 and each other, these lastly comments made me hesitate....)

I seriously want to say if the Questyle really is the best overall choice in the 2k$ budget for HD800, and if is so far to the GS-X MKII...

Sorry again....thank you in advance...

Both could be true, the guy who wites cma800 is bright is used to tube amps, preproman might have a different perspective and also be speaking the truth.
Edited by drez - 3/17/14 at 11:00pm
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Originally Posted by Eee Pee View Post
 

I feel there's something about DNA's tuning or voicing that makes me feel like I'm listening to real music more than a recording and I really like that...

 

That's an insteresting sentance because that's pretty much what I've taken away from my Sonett 1 as well. It's extremely clear and free from coloration, it really doesn't sound like a tube amp. It's fun and agile and quick and with good extension both ways. But what it does is that when I'm really in the zone I forget that "I'm listening to recorded music, I'm just listening to music". If that makes any sense at all.

 

It's a subtle but pretty neat little trick when you think about it.

Thanks for your impressions! :beerchug: 


Edited by TwoEars - 3/17/14 at 11:54pm
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Originally Posted by Eee Pee View Post

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I suppose buying one as a stopgap before you really dump some cash on this stuff is an okay suggestion... but personally, I wouldn't expect TOOOOO much from it.

 

Thks for this feedback.

 

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Pretty sure there was always an implicit "for the money" qualifier when people talked about how great the Vali/HD800 pairing was.

 

 

I've read somewhere that the Vali was the best tube amp under 1850$.  I'm not so experienced in tube amps but I can definitively find a solid state amp that does a better job to my ears with the HD800 and for far less than 1850$. :rolleyes:.  

 

 

That been said Vali + NFB12.1 did a very good combo but the NFB12.1 sounds darker than the REGA,

post #9299 of 25764
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Originally Posted by Sorrodje View Post
 

 

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I've read somewhere that the Vali was the best tube amp under 1850$.  I'm not so experienced in tube amps but I can definitively find a solid state amp that does a better job to my ears with the HD800 and for far less than 1850$. :rolleyes:.  

 

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Best tube amp under $1850? :rolleyes:

I think that is too much exaggerating.

No doubt Vali is very good value, but TO ME, it's not THAT (enter $1850) good :D

post #9300 of 25764

TwoEars, nice job on the hard wiring. There's not many that would attempt that! Looks cool. 

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