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post #376 of 487

+1 on both of the above posts.  The Pro 500s sound great, look a bit goofy, and are a misfire in terms of their market.  I use them often despite their looks -- and funnily enough, they are a stay-at-home headphone for me because they simply aren't durable on multiple fronts.   

 

Yamaha should have gone with a mix of leather and metal instead of pleather and shiny plastic -- then they would be compared to Momentums and B&W P5s and other luxury headphones that have a similar sonic character.  This would be closer to Yamaha's roots, anyway -- think "musical instruments" all the way. 

post #377 of 487

 

related. :D

post #378 of 487
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related. :D


Now that right there should get some form of post of the day award.

post #379 of 487

Dr. Who?  classic ... almost like Yamaha was asking for it.  That's what you call publicity, my friends, good or bad, I bet their sales have gone up.

post #380 of 487

I have inadvertently discovered a conspiracy.....just kidding.

post #381 of 487

Is the BBC suing Yamaha too?  biggrin.gif

post #382 of 487

Seeing as Dr. Dre's Beat's company is seeking $75,000 (at a minimum), the settlement shouldn't go much higher than a low 6-figure payout.  $75,000 is a slap on the wrist.  Im guessing their case was mostly for publicity. 

post #383 of 487

Hopefully the publicity backfires when everyone realizes that the Yamaha's sound better. *dreams*

post #384 of 487

Next beats will sue this German drugstore (this is their own-brand shower gel that they frequently re-brand/re-name every few months with new smells/colours etc)
I've never seen such blatant copyright infringement in my life rolleyes.gif

 

post #385 of 487
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I find those look like soul by ludacris more.

Yeah, I see that but they look better than the Soul to me.  

post #386 of 487

I wonder if they're any updates to the lawsuit... it's been a while now.

post #387 of 487
Too similar to beats...why yamaha whyyyyyy... They look sleek but they could have taken the inspiration from beats and go on their own design from there. that is just too similar to beats line
post #388 of 487
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Originally Posted by Steve Eddy View Post

Uh oh. Looks like TDK's getting into the act now.

 

http://www.tdkperformance.com/en-us/Headphones/

 

Look at the "High Fidelity" models.

 

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okay, they have to use the same company that makes the blanks then dolls them up. they just look WAY WAY to similar.

post #389 of 487

Oh Jesus, I really dont like dr. beats plastic headphones :s Anyway for Yamaha this is a step backward

post #390 of 487

Hold them, listen to them, and then decide.

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